Dave Boss is a Consultant with The Operations Group, with over 30 years of industry and consulting experience in multiple industries and corporate environments, including Manufacturing, Industrial Services, Financial Services, and others. Dave has held senior executive positions in industry where he led efforts resulting in substantial achievements in manufacturing and supply chain operations, including in highly regulated, quality control environments. He brings in-depth process improvement experience including defining and executing strategies for productivity growth.
Dave received his Operational Excellence certification as a Six Sigma Master Black Belt at GE Energy. As leader of a team of 9 Black Belts, he had primary responsibility for support of 14 plants around the world, and secondary responsibility for another 40+ locations. Under his guidance, the team was credited with leading or mentoring hundreds of process improvement projects taken on by employees in various disciplines. These projects resulted in cost savings of millions of dollars, and revenue increases of millions more. An example accomplishment was the use of Lean and Six Sigma tools to find hidden capacity in a remanufacturing facility, enabling it to process an extra $2 million annually in revenue.
Dave earned an MBA from Duke University's Fuqua School of Business. He also received a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering from Northwestern University.