Mark Sidote

With more than 25 years of combined consulting and industry experience, Mark is a seasoned professional dedicated to helping clients identify and achieve corporate objectives.

Mark has delivered multiple lean transformation, continuous improvement, and process redesign efforts, resulting in millions of dollars in improved operational efficiency, customer value and sustainable cost reductions. He has significant experience in Design for Lean Six Sigma, Lean Transformation, and Lean Six Sigma deployment.

The variety of industries where Mark has worked includes financial services, healthcare, construction, information technology, insurance, wholesale distribution, process manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, food and beverage, consumer packaging, travel, natural resources, and agri-business.

Prior to Firefly Consulting, Mark was with Accenture where he was selected to expand the Process and Innovation Performance service line in the Asia Pacific region. He co-led an organizational transformation in Western Australia, delivering $43M+ in client cost savings.

Mark also held several senior quality and process design positions with Sabre, developed and deployed the award-winning Supplier Excellence 2000 Quality Program of American Airlines with AMR Corporation, and was a Quality Systems Manager at International Paper.

Publications and Insights

  • “Medical Practice Transformation: Patient-Centric Practice Design,” Author, Healthcare Financial Management Association, anticipated October 2017
  • Innovating Lean Six Sigma, Contributing author, McGraw-Hill, 2016
  • “For Process Manufacturers, Analytics-infused Kaizens Deliver Impressive Results in Brief Time Frames,” Author, White paper

Notable Achievements


University of Nevada, Reno

Illinois Institute of Technology
BS Chemical Engineering

Certified Master Black Belt

Firefly Publications

Fast Innovation Book

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