Kristine Nissen Bradley

As an organizational transformation leader, Kristine has deployed process improvement and innovation tools to clients around the world, with an emphasis on driving organic internalization of these techniques. Kristine has demonstrated expertise in organizational assessments, project management, Six Sigma, Lean, Design for Lean Six Sigma, Business Process Management, simulation and statistical modelling.

Kristine’s global resume details many years of experience delivering high value consulting projects and mentoring others in their internalization of new tools and methodologies. She has worked within insurance, logistics/distribution, chemical, manufacturing, oil and gas, medical device, healthcare, aerospace, electronics, retail and service companies ranging from $400M to $40B in annual revenue.

Recently, Kristine managed a Lean Six Sigma deployment at a $40B healthcare organization. The deployment involved delivering strategic consulting projects centered on end to end, cross functional process improvement. The team additionally developed a workforce planning tool that allowed leadership to make critical decisions on FTE changes as the business expanded. This program returned 10X investment in the first year.

Publications

Notable Achievements

  • Led strategic process development for a major insurance corporation’s transformational redesign. Developed Customer Centric Business Design methods, allowing us to facilitate teams of 60+ in new solution development. The scope of work included an assessment, development of a customized approach, and implementation. The team internalized the new methods by training 250 change agents in the new CCBD methods.
  • Led Lean Six Sigma deployment at a large medical device manufacturer. Performed 10 separate plant assessments across US and Latin America, identifying significant savings opportunities. Trained 70 Black Belts, 150 leaders and 200 line employees in Lean Process Excellence Methods.
  • Managed a Transactional Six Sigma deployment at a $30B logistical services corporation, training 120 Green Belts and 50 Black Belts, representing $120M in savings.

Education

Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
MBA – Fuqua Scholar

Texas A&M

MS Mechanical Engineering
BS Industrial Engineering