Paul is director of the Healthcare Value Network, a peer-to-peer learning group which helps member organizations across North America learn, share, and connect on the application of lean healthcare principles. Paul brings more than 25 years of experience in healthcare operations to HVN, as well as experience as a Six Sigma Black Belt, Master Black Belt and lean leader. As director, he is responsible for the planning, operation and improvement of the Network.
Prior to joining Catalysis, he served as executive director for continuous improvement at the BloodCenter of Wisconsin, where he led the organization in the development and deployment of continuous improvement systems including Strategy Deployment, Visual Management, and Daily Problem Solving. Paul joined the BloodCenter after having served as director of Lean Strategy Deployment in the Healthcare Division of General Electric, where he implemented lean strategies for the global supply chain business.
Paul earned his MBA in Operations and Finance from Marquette University in 2009. Since 2008, Paul has been a lean instructor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He also serves in lean instructor and educational advisory roles at the Medical College of Wisconsin.