David Bowman, a contributing consultant, has been a team-based improvement consultant and speaker for 25 years. David has served organizations from Fortune 100 companies to small family-owned ventures in a wide range of industries.
David served as Executive Director, Chief Operating Officer, and President for clients seeking his talents internally to their organization. His experience running day-to-day operations has proved him to be a competent, creative, and knowledgeable executive in both turnaround and growth environments.
David has been involved in a variety of improvement initiatives. Namely the reduction in operating costs, including the shrinking of manufacturing operations through the use of Lean/Six Sigma concepts, which promoted teamwork and employee involvement. He was able to combine a two-plant, 70k square foot manufacturing process into a smaller 25k square foot facility with an increase in throughput and efficiencies.
He has used team-based continuous improvement processes to launch a variety of initiatives that include: the reduction of product offerings, standardization of existing products, the development of new business models, and marketing strategies. He has helped organizations significantly tighten fiscal policies, and instill high levels of fiscal discipline.
David’s passion is helping leadership teams instill a sense of purpose and accountability in order to achieve greatness.