Over 25 years experience in the public, private and higher education sectors.
EXPERIENCE: US Navy - Naval Officer and Aviator, Quality Leadership and Operations; General Electric - Six Sigma Leader; Ceridian - Quality Leadership; American Express - Business Transformation; University of Minnesota - Continuous Improvement and Transformation; United Health Group, Optum - Strategy and Operational Excellence, Hennepin County - Strategy and Innovation.
Certified Public Accountant. Certified Professional Logistician. Series 7 Broker.
University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management, Part-time Faculty 2000 - Present
Innovation; Change Management; Lean - Six Sigma; Managerial Accounting; Strategy Management & Execution; Measurement; Customer Listening, Supply Chain, Adult Learning.
"Estimating Characteristic Life and Reliability of an Aircraft Engine Component Improvement in the Early Stages of the Implementation Process." Martens, Scott L.; Master's Thesis (DEC 1992)
"Measuring Innovation In Carver County, MN" (2016)
"Redesigning Operating Mechanisms: Improving the Rochester Police Department's Organizational Communications" (2017)
Chair: American Society for Quality (ASQ) - Education Division. 2007 - 2009
Director: National Consortium for Continuous Improvement (NCCI) 2006 - 2008
Make-A-Wish: Board of Directors - Strategic planning consultant 2010 - 2016
UM CSOM Supply Chain and Operations Board 2004 - Present