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Expert Profiles of More Effective Consulting

More Effective 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. 

Meet Our Experts

Matt Morrissette

Steven Millette

Steve Bonacorsi

Brian Whitehouse

 

 

 

Matt Morrissette

Matt Morrissette

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 techniques.


Accomplishments:
• 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 improvement
• Performed over 400 Lean Kaizen events that total over $15 million in cost savings
• 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.". 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, Lean Setup!, Push-Pull, and Vision Map

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 to top

Read Matt's articles on Lean Healthcare & Lean Manufacturing [Click Here]

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 www.SummitForACure.com.

Steven Millette: Principal Management Consultant

Steven Millette

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.

For 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 to top

Brian Whitehouse: Six Sigma Master Black Belt

Brian Whitehouse:  6 Sigma MBB

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 systems.

 Some specific examples of his experience:

  • 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 Industry.

  • Saved companies he has served over $15 Million dollars in cumulative savings

  • Managed ISO implementations and auditing programs

  • 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 to top

Stephen Griffin: Principal, Healthcare & Service Industry

Stephen Griffin

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. back to top

Steve Bonacorsi: Senior Management Consultant & LSS Master Black Belt

Steve Bonacorsi Lean Six Sigma Management Consultant

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. back to top

 

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