W. DODD RUSSELL, President, SMI
Mr. Russell has spent much of his career in the study and implementation of quality and process improvement for the manufacturing sector. A compliance management consultant, he is certified as an ISO-9000 auditor by the RAB and an auditor for PRI’s SAE J-4000 Lean Manufacturing Standard. In addition to his role at SMI, Mr. Russell is an adjunct professor at Northwestern Michigan College in Traverse City, Michigan, where he instructs students in organizational change, lean manufacturing, value stream mapping, 5S/visual manufacturing, set-up reduction, cellular flow and Pull/Kanban systems. Mr. Russell is also involved in several local charitable organizations.
He holds a B.A. from Hope College in Holland, Michigan, and a Master’s Degree in Social Services Administration and Labor Industrial Relations from the University of Michigan.
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