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Barry Emerson, Enterprise Excellence Consultant, has over 25 years of experience in manufacturing organizations at multiple levels up to executive levels. He is an innovative and energetic leader who excels at creating strategic alliances with organization leaders to effectively develop and support key business initiatives. His experience spans world-class manufacturing, human resource development, global logistics and information systems. He is a continuous improvement practitioner that has successfully applied the Toyota Production System approach to both shop floor and transactional processes. He is known for building high performing cultures of speed and flexibility. He applies lean principles and analytical expertise to develop strategies, align functions and define clear actionable steps. He helps organizations increase competitiveness through the application of the foundational principles of transformational change and enterprise-wide excellence: Respect for People, Voice of the Customer, Process and Results, Total Systems Thinking, Long Term Vision, Quality at the Source, Visual Management, and Learning Organization. He has been successful in achieving significant bottom-line results with a variety of companies and in a variety of industries through the application of these principles. He believes in achieving results predominantly through effective leadership, facilitation of cross-functional teams, problem-solving, and lean manufacturing methodologies. Barry has a BS in Computer Science and a MBA from Northern Illinois University. He and his family reside in Charleston, SC and attend Holy Cross Episcopal Church.