Robert is the Founder and President of OP•EX Direct Results Inc. which was established in 2006 as an S-corporation based out of Huntington, Indiana. OP•EX Direct Results Inc. is a performance improvement and management consulting firm which focuses on creating value and delivering results for clients.
He is an executive professional with nineteen years Lean Six Sigma operating management experience domestic and internationally. Robert began his career working for a Japanese-American joint venture automotive glass producer which was established as a key supplier to TMM (Toyota Motor Manufacturing) located in Georgetown, KY. During this time he learned the essence of the Toyota Production System and was trained in the Plan-Do-Check-Act cycle for continual improvement. Robert is a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt (since 1998) and Certified Lean Master™ (CLM) process improvement expert ( since 2005). He is an author and speaker for Lean Six Sigma business transformation and quality engineering solutions. As a certified kaizen instructor he has managed, facilitated and been involved in continual improvement his entire career.
Operating Excellence™ is a highly advanced and sophisticated system of management sciences, which leverages Lean Six Sigma, Engineering Solutions and Leadership to establish world class performance. OP•EX Direct Results Inc. has served both manufacturing and service industries; such as Health Care, Publishing, Food & Beverage, Automotive Manufacturing, Mining Equipment, Commercial Glass, Printing, Milling & Foundry Operations, and Construction Goods leveraging his experience and knowledge to positively transform entire business enterprises.