Kimberly McAdamsKimberly is an experienced process improvement expert who draws on her strong operations background to advise clients across the US, Mexico, Europe, and Asia in leading the development of more efficient products, services, and supply chains.
Committed to knowledge transfer, Kimberly has taught and coached over 800 champions and belts in a wide variety of industries including insurance, banking and finance, higher education, healthcare, energy, consumer products, medical devices, electronics, semiconductors, chemical, and automotive.
Her interest in process improvement developed over two decades ago as an engineer and manager at Motorola, working in Texas, Arizona, and frequently in Europe and the Far East. She is a contributing inventor on US Patent 523156.
Publications and Insights
- “Six Sigma for Beginners,” Contributing expert, Smartsheet, June 2017
- “What You Need to Know About Six Sigma Certifications and Belts,” Contributing expert, Smartsheet, June 2017
- “Everything You Need to Know About Lean Six Sigma,” Contributing expert, Smartsheet, June 2017
- “Using Six Sigma in Admissions and Financial Aid,” College Board Conference Speaker, Chicago 2006
University of Missouri-Rolla
MS Engineering Management
University of Texas at Austin
BS Mechanical Engineering
Motorolan of the Month
Division Employee of the Quarter (first recipient)
Certified Master Black Belt