Michele McLaughlin is the owner of MMc Associates, a management consulting company specializing in the application of lean manufacturing principles and practices. Michele is currently working with Mike Rother and the W3 group practicing the Toyota Kata and teaching others. Michele is a faculty trainer for the Lean Enterprise Institute and is on the ISD Kata instructional team.
Before starting MMc Associates, Michele was Lean Manufacturing Program Manager at the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center (MEP) and also a Materials Planner and Continuous Improvement Coordinator for a tier-two automotive supplier. She started her manufacturing career at BMW in Munich. Ms. McLaughlin holds a BS degree in Engineering from Michigan State University.