Patricia Wardwell is a certified Shingo Institute facilitator.
Pat has over 20 years of manufacturing experience and specializes in hands-on lean training and implementation in a variety of industries including Lean thinking in Healthcare. Pat has served as vice president of operations at United Electric Controls Company, a 1990 Shingo Prize recipient. Ms. Wardwell has been involved with continuous improvement efforts on the shop floor and in support areas since 1987 and has been a speaker at many regional and national conferences on related topics. She has led numerous cross-functional improvement teams in areas ranging from shipping to assembly to machining. She also led a team that successfully implemented a new, company-wide business information system and was co-leader of a successful ISO9001 implementation team. Pat also held positions as a CI Manager and Director at GBMP, and Director of Continuous Improvement, Americas, for Watts Water.