Do you love coffee (or tea)? Do you love networking, sharing lean best practices and solving lean problems together? If yes, we are rolling out a new informal program called Lean Coffee Chats! We will have 60-90 minute sessions in different locations around Michigan.
What are the benefits?
- Leverage our membership knowledge base
- Focus on implementation of lean tools
- Opportunity to network
- Share best practices
- Stay connected with other MLC members
- ALL FOR FREE for members (+ you can bring a non-member guest for FREE too!)
On-site parking is available.
7:30 – 7:45 Arrival/Grab a cup
7:45 – 8:00 Session starts with brief announcements and introductions
8:00 – 8:45 LEAN Coffee discussions
8:45 Close out/Wrap up – LEAN Coffee ends
8:45 – 9:00 Optional networking period and building tour
9:00 Session ends
This Lean Coffee event will be hosted by Barton Malow Company and facilitated by Brad Hanpeter.
Brad is currently a Senior Corporate Strategy Manager at Barton Malow Company in Southfield, Michigan responsible for process improvement and LEAN. Prior to transitioning to the commercial construction industry, Brad spent the majority of his career with Masco Corporation where he lead the development and deployment of the practices, processes, tools, and capabilities that supported Masco’s Lean and Quality functions world-wide. Before joining Masco, Brad was a partner with an international manufacturing consulting firm and started his career at the General Electric Company. Brad has a Bachelor of Science degree in Operations Research from Cornell University and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Michigan.