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“The team at Transformance Advisors has put together a great lean transformation program.”

Chris Stone, Project Manager

“The problem solving program, from Transformance Advisors, helped me better understand the role of a coach, and what I can do to help a problem solver progress from defining the problem through implementation and sustainability.”

Don Knowles, General Manager

“Transformance Advisors has one of the best lean programs on the market today. It’s truly a must do for any company serious about their improvement transformation.”

Jeff Roach, Operations Manager

“Mike Loughrin did an exceptional job helping us improve our global demand planning processes and implement new technology from SAP.”

Kirk Fife, Sr. Director of IT

“Mike Loughrin is a true supply chain expert who has the rare ability to combine technical solutions with improved business processes. He consistently delivers innovative solutions.”

Erin Bunkley, Director of Demand Management

“The Transformance Advisors team designed and delivered a highly customized supply chain management program for one of our corporate clients – their deep industry expertise led to learning experiences which were relevant, practical, and immediately implementable for the participants.”

Catherine Jones, Director of Executive Education

“The Supply and Value Chain Center of Loyola University Chicago is pleased to partner with Mike Loughrin and the team from Transformance Advisors. Their expertise in supply chain management and lean transformations brings great insight, perspectives, and thought leadership to our advisory board.”

John A. Caltagirone, Founding Director, Supply and Value Chain Center

The lean training program, from Transformance Advisors, will change the way you work and the way you think. It will help you transform your company.”

Trevor Zylstra, Chief Operating Officer

“The Certified Lean Master program provided an entirely new perspective on my career. I discovered ways to improve myself, those I work with, and the processes at my company.”

Annaliesa Garner, Project Manager

“The lean training program, from Transformance Advisors, provided me the knowledge to drive worldwide projects for my company. I strongly recommend this program to those who are willing to change and be winners.”

Francesco Velluto, Vice President

“Transformance Advisors has an excellent lean certification program. The program provides an excellent roadmap to implement lean and avoid the traps so common when making change in any organization.”

Kevin Oliver, Vice President and General Manager

“Mike Loughrin is the consummate professional who clearly understands every detail of coaching people through a lean transformation.”

Steve Smith, Vice President

“The Supply Chain Management program, from Loyola University Chicago, in collaboration with Transformance Advisors is a learning experience I will cherish for the rest of my career. I’ve learned far more than I could have thought possible.”

Ramon Villanueva, Supply Coordinator

“Anyone who is working on a lean transformation for their organization should leverage the lean training program from Transformance Advisors.”

Bruce Gibson, Operations Supervisor

“We are just beginning our lean journey and the lean training program, from Transformance Advisors, is exactly what our company needed to launch this strategic initiative.”

Curtis Baker, Plant Operations Manager

“The lean training program, from Transformance Advisors, delivers more value add than any other lean program. The difference is the application based approach where ROI is realized many times over.”

Tony Tills, Director of Operations

“The coaching program, from Transformance Advisors, for our leadership team has helped us see and feel how problem solving should work. It has been critical in helping us develop the capability we have been searching for.”

Jodi Lynn Walsh, Development Strategy and Lean Deployment

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“After a couple of months, the return on our training investment, with Transformance Advisors, has been realized multiple times over.”

Marshall Bowen, Process Improvement Manager

“Quinlan Executive Education has appreciated the opportunity to partner with the Transformance Advisors team in the design and delivery of a extremely successful supply chain management program for one of our key corporate clients.”

Catherine Jones, Director of Executive Education

“Certified Lean Master is one of the best programs I’ve ever been involved in. The course is very well organized and is extremely applicable to all walks of life, whether in the business world or at home in one’s personal life. Well worth it!”

Justin Carpenter, Product Line Manager – Hunting Equipment

“The team from Transformance Advisors could not have been more flexible and adaptable in helping us deliver a customized supply chain management program for one of our corporate clients.”

Kristi Hodges, Associate Director of Executive Education

“The Certified Lean Master program, from Transformance Advisors, will make a huge impact for the better on the quality of your work. It will help you transform your company.”

Trevor Zylstra, Chief Operating Officer

“Certified Lean Master is an excellent program! It provided a common language and framework for our team which comes from diverse backgrounds. It was well worth the investment.”

Scott Denning, SVP of Operations

“Transformance Advisors has a fantastic lean program which is very comprehensive and engaging. The course includes in-depth discussions which frequently lead to highly interactive debates and sharing of experiences from 100% of the attendees. I highly recommend this program!”

Brent Rollman, Operations Manager

“The lean training, from Transformance Advisors, is a great resource for making your lean transformation.”

Patrick Looby, Director of Supply Chain

“Transformance Advisors has an excellent lean certification program. Great interactive discussions on material and application by students and instructors.”

Kevin Oliver, Vice President and General Manager

“My project, as part of the Certified Lean Master program, has lead to reduced lead times, lower costs, and improved on-time delivery to our customers.”

Kevin Brown, Operations Supervisor

“The Certified Lean Master program, offered by Transformance Advisors, is great. My lean project is making a real difference at my company. I recommend this program to anyone who wants to eliminate waste and create better flow at their company.”

Richard Hooks, Manufacturing Supervisor

“Mike Loughrin is an excellent instructor who gets all participants engaged in discussions and the thought processes regarding lean practices.”

Curtis Baker, Plant Operations Manager

“I’ve been doing lean work in one form or another for almost 10 years. During the Certified Lean Master program, I discovered refined approaches and new viewpoints around every corner. I highly recommend the class to any lean practitioner.”

Shane Coffey, Manufacturing Engineer

“I left the Lean workshop informed and motivated to bring knowledge back to my workplace. Having a group attend the workshop together allowed us the opportunity to dive into our lean journey, adding instant value for our organization.”

Tony Tills, Director of Operations

“The Supply Chain Management program, from Loyola University Chicago, in collaboration with Transformance Advisors, opened our eyes to relevant industry best practices. We shared this knowledge with our S&OP stakeholders and made exciting improvements to our process.”

Jessie Luchsinger, Director of Sales and Operations Planning

“Using what I learned in the Certified Lean Master course, I was able to lead our supply chain team in creating a sustainable redeployment and recycling program. In just 7 months, we saved nearly $1M and reduced repair costs by 40%.”

Kristina Bozzer, Project Manager

“The lean training program, from Transformance Advisors, provides a comprehensive set of tools and techniques which will help you implement lean in any organization.”

Bruce Gibson, Operations Supervisor

“During the Certified Lean Master program, the learning was enhanced by going through the steps with my classmates on their own projects. It helped me look at the concepts from other perspectives, not just the business environment I am familiar with.”

Jason Hubbard, Master Scheduler

“The Lean workshop helped participants develop a realistic plan to create a sustainable organization, no matter their current situation. From this informative event, I have taken away great ideas which I have begun utilizing at my organization.”

Lee McMunigal, Purchaser

“The Certified Lean Master program, from Transformance Advisors, is phenomenal in a straight-forward, effective, and fun manner.”

Frann Lubash, Continuous Process Improvement Manager

“The Alignment workshop provides participants, from all functional areas, with ideas on how to bring people, process, and good business strategy together for excellent results.”

Beth Turner-Graziano, HR Services Professional

“The Alignment workshop provides a great opportunity to share and debate the challenges with getting everyone committed to the same objectives. It’s a chance for participants to share experiences when alignment was achieved and the challenges, and even disasters, which occur when people are not aligned on common goals.”

Hugh Finerty, Director Marketing and Development

“Transformance Advisors makes a polarizing topic, lean, into a fun and understandable philosophy which can easily be adapted to any area within any organization.”

Trevor Hobson, Manufacturing Engineer

“The lean training program, from Transformance Advisors, is highly interactive and the instructors are excellent. We were able to learn and apply the knowledge to real life projects while engaging with like-minded participants from other companies.”

Annaliesa Garner, Project Manager

“The Certified Lean Master program offered a variety of experiences and knowledge to enrich my capabilities. Coming from a financial background, I was impressed with the ability to implement traditional improvement ideologies into the financial services industry.”

Nicholas G. Zawacki, Process Improvement Manager

“The Certified Lean Master program has an excellent balance of theory and practice. The instructors go the extra mile to help students achieve their projects and goals.”

Andre Geertsema, Software Engineer

“The Certified Lean Master program far exceeded my expectations. I highly recommend the course to anyone who is serious about eliminating waste and driving organizational change.”

Brent Sagehorn, Issue Resolution Manager
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“The team at Transformance Advisors has a vast depth of experience and knowledge, not only with lean transformations, but in all facets of business.”

Jeff Roach, Operations Manager

“With the help from Transformance Advisors, we far exceeded our goal of 500% ROI. We realized significant cost savings and implemented the changes in a very short 3 months.”

Lorenzo Gonzalez, HMM Manager

“Mike Loughrin’s leadership of the demand planning project team allowed us to meet our objectives. I highly recommend Mike as a world class consultant able to help organizations with the challenges of improving the performance of their supply chain.”

Kirk Fife, Senior Director of IT

“Mike Loughrin is a true supply chain expert, who consistently delivers innovative solutions. He is a pleasure to work with and I highly recommend him.”

Erin Bunkley, Director of Demand Management

“Measuring the cultural transformation through employee surveys is a brilliant aspect of the lean transformation program from Transformance Advisors.”

Jennifer Johnson, Executive Director

“Mike Loughrin worked tirelessly on our behalf and was always available when we had questions or challenges requiring his expert mentoring. He provided a calming and reassuring force through a complex and stressful change process.”

Steve Smith, Vice President

“Thanks so much for your assistance in making Cartridge King personnel and processes more efficient. While we know our mission to create work opportunities for persons with disabilities may not always be the most efficient way to compete in the marketplace, your guidance has helped us maximize the capabilities of our people.”

Colin McKenney, President

“As a result of the improvement methodologies taught to us by Mike Loughrin, our team has developed skills allowing them to become more proactive with suppliers, customers, internal employees, and management. This has produced a dramatic improvement in operational efficiency and cost control.”

George R. Hulbert, CFO

“In order to start developing an effective problem solving capability, Transformance Advisors trained our leadership team on how to coach problem solvers. We can now cascade this critical aspect of problem solving throughout our organization.”

Jodi Lynn Walsh, Development Strategy and Lean Deployment

“Going through the coaching program, from Transformance Advisors, has helped me understand why my past coaching efforts were not as effective as I would have liked. I will adopt the approach I learned in the sessions, and I am sure my next coaching efforts will be more successful.”

Don Knowles, General Manager