Executive Vice President, Supply Chain & Production, O.C. Tanner Company
Gary has worked for The O.C. Tanner Company for 29 years. His current assignment is Executive Vice President, Supply Chain & Production.
Prior to working in his current roll Gary has held an impressively diverse set of jobs with the O.C. Tanner Company, including Manager of Market Research, Manufacturing Change Facilitator (where he was instrumental in moving the operation from “batch” to lean, resulting in their winning the Shingo Prize), Vice President of Manufacturing, Marketing Vice President of Award Development, and Vice President of Research and Professional Services.
O.C. Tanner has also received the AME Excellence Award, and Gary has been inducted into the AME Hall of Fame.
Gary serves on the Executive Advisory Board for the Shingo Institute, and is a Shingo Examiner. His experience with Lean Enterprise sends him around the globe helping others improve their operations.
Gary holds an MBA and a Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics from Brigham Young University. He recharges his batteries by snowboarding, playing basketball, hiking, watching his 17-year old daughter play soccer, and being with his seven grandchildren.