Lean Six Sigma Toolbox Team and Philosophy
Lean Six Sigma Toolbox is focused on one thing, helping you create a culture of continuous improvement. To accomplish this with our clients we do things differently than other consulting firms. Our approach centers around changing the behaviors of leaders and teams to align the organization around common goals. We've helped Fortune 500 companies and local business achieve remarkable results and we're ready to do the same for you.
"We had taught lean principles but they were dormant until Cedro and the Lean Six Sigma Toolbox team helped leverage the right tools at the right time to produce RESULTS. Even our resident Lean experts learned a lot." -Kim R. Best, Orem Utah
Cedro has been helping companies like Consumer Reports, IM Flash, Wolverine World Wide, and others improve their business processes for over 15 years. He founded KPI Fire Strategy Execution Software in 2014 to help companies reach their goals consistently, a problem he recognized many of his clients faced. Cedro Toro is a is a Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt and Project Management Professional with international experience leading organizational transformations in manufacturing, healthcare, and service industries. He holds an MBA from Idaho State University and a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Utah. Cedro specializes in cultural change and is passionate about helping companies engage their people and create sustainable results.
"Engage your people! They are the key to your success." - Cedro Toro
Craig Gygi literally wrote the book on Six Sigma. If you have read the best selling book, Six Sigma for Dummies, you know that Craig is more concerned with helping you get results than knowing the right lingo or using fancy tools. Craig has helped companies like Medtronic, American Express, Software AG, Abbott, and Discount Tire achieve breakthrough results. In 2011, Craig was instrumental in helping one of his clients win the Shingo Prize, an award considered the global Nobel Prize for operations. Craig has also served in senior executive and director capacities at MasterControl (Executive VP Operations), Fiji Water (Director Operational Excellence), and ES3 (Director Aerospace Quality). As an entrepreneur Craig founded TolStack, Inc., a software company specializing in robust design analytics and simulation. He received both graduate and undergraduate degrees in Mechanical Engineering from BYU and began his career as an advanced manufacturing researcher and as a product design engineer.
Doug has helped organizations do everything from learn Lean Six Sigma basics to restructuring their entire organization around a newly defined strategy. Doug's experience in Organization Design, Lean Six Sigma, Lean, Project Management, Innovation, Organizational Change Management, and Business Process Management make him one of the most versitile change leaders in the industry. Doug is passionate about helping organizations align their work, structure, tools, and people in the most effective and efficient way.
Doug is a contributing author of “Next Level Supply Management Excellence: Your Straight to the Bottom Line® Roadmap” (www.NextLevelSupply.com).
Doug teaches at Washburn University and the University of Kansas. He is a Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt, PMP, and Missouri Quality Award Examiner (Baldrige).