Arturo de la Garza – one of our Spanish speaking instructors with extensive industrial experience in Mexico.
Marco Flores – another of our Spanish speaking instructors. In addition to teaching TapRooT®, Marco, an MIT grad, consults with large industrial companies around the world to help them solve material handling problems.
Ed Skompski – SI VP. Ed leads our software development efforts.
Jim Whiting – Risk Management expert – is one of our Australia instructors.
Joel Haight – one of our instructors who also teaches at Penn State. Joel’s experience includes extensive oil industry experience (both upstream and downstream – in the US and overseas).
Ken Reed – SI’s lead for Equifactor®. Ken came to SI after a career in the Nuclear Navy (Master Chief).
Michele Lindsay – one of our Canadian instructors. Michele’s ergonomics and utility experience provide an excellent starting point for her teaching of the TapRooT® Root Cause Analysis System.
Sanjay Gandhi – our instructor from Kenya. Sanjay has extensive oil industry experience and safety experience consulting experience in Africa and Asia.
Steve Swarthout – extensive nuclear and military background gives Steve plenty of experience to relate in courses.
Kevin McManus – Kevin comes from a manufacturing and quality improvement background. He has been a senior Examiner for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.
Brian Locker – Another of our Canadian instructors. Brian’s previous experience includes utility and nuclear regulatory work. (OK – Brian isn’t teaching in the second picture. But I couldn’t resist putting in the “Kissed by a Camel” picture taken while Brian was teaching in Saudi Arabia.)
Dana Barclay – Dana’s background includes military aviation and work on the Columbia Shuttle disaster investigation.
Ken Scott – A career at MSHA preceded Ken’s work teaching root cause analysis for SI.
Ken Turnbull – Ken’s has extensive oil industry experience prior to joining SI’s teaching staff.
Linda Unger – VP at SI and one of the co-developer of the TapRooT® System.
Mark Paradies – President at SI and co-developer of the TapRooT® System.