Expert Profiles of More Effective Consulting
Consulting, LLC. comprise an experienced
team of more than 5 experts devoted to the theory
and application of our products and services, as
well as giving back to the community.
Each expert brings between 10 to 30 years of experience from working on both
sides of the fence.
Our expert's biographies and contact information is either below or readily available.
Matt offers more than 20 years
of experience as a Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt, industrial engineer, trainer,
change agent and management consultant helping
small to large hospitals, banks, non-profits and Fortune 25 to
1000 manufacturing corporations.
Matt’s “Lean Thinking” pedigree
stems from Freudenberg-NOK, Toyota Motor Corporation,
Motorola and a vast array
of businesses that have successfully forged
through continuous improvement initiatives.
Since 2001, Matt has also helped more than 100
hospitals transform their business utilizing
Lean Healthcare and Six Sigma tools and
• Cumulative cost savings amounting to nearly $35 million dollars
• Worked with more than 100 corporations across North America and Western
Europe and 100 hospitals in the US and Canada.
Trained nearly 3,500 employee’s in Lean
Healthcare, Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, quality and performance
• Performed over 400 Lean Kaizen events that total over $15 million in
Managed over 75 industrial projects including
outsourcing, new equipment installs & logistics,
plant consolidation, ERP/IT Systems
Implementations and commercial design-build construction saving $100,000 to $2 million
dollars on each project.
• Designed over 35 manufacturing/hospital facilities ranging from 1,000
to 1 million square feet
• In 2004, Matt created the first Lean Healthcare simulation product
Lean E.D. is the only Lean Healthcare simulation product sold on the market that contains 100%
reference to hospitals. More than 100 Lean E.D.'s have been sold globally - even the largest Health
System in the world - Apollo (India).
• Along with Lean E.D., Matt has 5 other Lean products patent pending:
Lean Inpatient & Lean Outpatient,
Matt’s exceptional understanding of the
human side of change and a
value driven world allow him to relate to
people, listen to what they are truly after,
and provide ideas and solutions that enable More
Effective success. back
Read Matt's articles on Lean Healthcare & Lean Manufacturing
Matt is an advocate for cancer awareness
and an avid mountaineer. He has combined
those and teamed up with Summit For A Cure.
Visit his mountaineering bio at
Steven Millette: Principal Management Consultant
Steven’s passion and expertise is in problem solving the most
challenging situations in primarily manufacturing and service type businesses. Since his role as Global VP of Operations
for a Fortune 300 firm, Steven has been transforming businesses through executive coaching, supply chain management,
project management where ROI is imperative and global manufacturing optimization.
Steven conducts business assessments, executive strategy and organizational evaluations, sales and operations
coaching programs with advice for global capacity, growth and efficiency.
more than a decade in consulting, clients have appreciated the spectrum of Steven's expertise and results in
changing organizations, changing the culture and changing the long term efficacy and sustainment of growth.
Steven has worked with all levels of an organization from executive and supervisory boards to private ownership
members to kaizen teams and managers within each transformation.
Steven has experience in a variety of industries such as
capital equipment manufacturing, healthcare, vineyards, IT, high quality products, electronics manufacturing
and business services. back
Brian Whitehouse: Six Sigma Master Black Belt
A Master Black Belt with more than 20 years experience in quality
and performance of businesses, processes and
products. He is the quintessential
improvement Marine to take with you in any
battlefield. He has extensive
experience in automotive, electronics, metal stampings,
and plastics industries. Brian has inordinate
knowledge and a breadth of experiences in six
sigma, lean manufacturing, quality engineering,
manufacturing management, and ISO/QS9000 quality
Some specific examples of
Certified over 450 green and black belts
in six sigma training and projects.
Managed 7 product line supervisors responsible
for over 400 hourly union employees, 2
schedulers, and 2 expediters for seven
distinct product lines serving the Automotive
Saved companies he has served over $15
Million dollars in cumulative savings
Managed ISO implementations and auditing
Served lean manufacturing projects as
Kaizen leader in projects encompassing
3P (Production Planning Process, 5S, Productivity,
Cycle Time reduction and Quality)
Established Lean Performance Management
Systems for three manufacturing companies
that aligns shop floor performance results
with P&L effectiveness back
Stephen Griffin: Principal, Healthcare & Service Industry
Steve brings with him a breadth
of hospital, banking and many other service industry consulting experiences that
provide clients with a cadre of solutions and breadth of deployment skills
to see and solve untapped potential. Steve has years of healthcare and service experience
in Lean Six Sigma that get results and allow clients to realize their inordinate potential.
Steve helps clients in difficult growth,
flow and process design challenges by providing
lean AND six sigma perspectives that award clients with
flexibility in decision making and their leadership tactics. Clients
appreciate the spectrum of his expertise from
clinical or transactional understanding to executive
team facilitation and strategic advice.
There is another professional
side of Steve with a passion for hands-on hospital operational teaching.
An industry dominated with clinical thinking requires an enormous
level of energy and skill to understand, guide and teach logical and scientific related change and
problem solving methods to a very dynamic industry and to clinical thinkers. Steve is a Master at
delivering our Lean, Six Sigma and 5S related hands-on simulations
(learn more here) and training exercises that work
masterfully to teach the plethora of techniques and tools for change and continuous improvement.
Stephen joined our team after spending time with
dozens of hospitals across the country and many service industry businesses including Bank of America.
Steve Bonacorsi: Senior Management Consultant & LSS Master Black Belt
Steve offers over 20 years of experience with small to large
corporations leading and coaching them through transforming their business. Steve's executive coaching and strategic project management
has led each engagement to begin its cultural change building a solid foundation, develop its tactical plans and organizational
solutions to drive change, and facilitate management through years of continuous improvement yielding growth, savings and profits.
His unbiased and critical thinking has helped transform his client engagements from good to great.
Steve has inordinate specialization in using the spectrum of industrial engineering and Lean-Six Sigma
tools that solve critical problems and sustain years of continuous improvement.
Steve has amassed a global Lean Six Sigma presence and dominance in the social media space. Bringing in and sharing knowledge
amongst hundreds of thousands of leaders in Lean Six Sigma. Within minutes Steve can rally, activate, and energize knowledge,
news and general information that helps thousands daily engage and help in the world of Lean Six Sigma.
Steve has worked with hundreds of companies and industries adopt and improve their enterprise using Lean Six Sigma
as a strategy, training program, specific operational solution or as a consultative partner.
Steve can help in any area of a business and has specialties in Kaizen rapid improvement teams, building Lean Six
Sigma organizations from scratch, transactional, IT or service based six sigma, and operations management.