NAME Timothy R. Swanson Tim Swanson of TSG Associates COMPANY Tim Swanson is founder and Executive Director of TSG ASSOCIATES TSG Associates, a management-consulting firm that HEADQUARTERS works with organizations of all sizes and shapes to 83 Pheasant Road Doylestown, PA 18901 simplify and improve operations, reduce waste and TELEPHONE streamline business processes. 215.353.7912 Tim has 17 years of corporate experience with EMAIL ADDRESS companies ranging from a $15 million sole owner to T.Swanson@Comcast.net multi-national multi-billion dollar conglomerates. WEBSITES www.LeanEnterpriseGuide.com A professional career in Manufacturing, working up www.RegionalLeanSummit.com through the Accounting and Finance ranks before EDUCATION moving into Operations makes Tim uniquely qualified Upsala College Farleigh Dickinson University to work with organizations in all areas of business process improvements. DEGREE BA – Accounting 1983 MBA – Finance 1989 Waste elimination has long been a focus of Tim’s efforts, starting with systems implementation and CONSULTING EXPERIENCE 500+ Projects integration, moving into TQM, business process re- 10+ Years engineering and Lean Enterprise Transformations. CORPORATE EXPERIENCE Congoleum Corporation Over the years, TSG Associates has worked with Alfa Laval dozens of clients to identify and begin to eliminate Topcraft Precision Molders hundreds of millions of dollars of non-value added MANAGEMENT POSITIONS cost and activities from their organizations. Accounting Manager Division Controller Chief Financial Officer Tim’s approach is to train, coach and facilitate cross- Vice President – Admin functional teams that will identify, simplify and Vice President – Operations Executive Vice President streamline tasks, dramatically reduce cycle time and inventory, increase capacity, and improve on time MANUFACTURING EXPERIENCE High Speed Process delivery while increasing company profits. Equipment Manufacturing Repair & Remanufacturing Team members enjoy Tim’s hands-on approach to Parts Distribution Injection Molding projects that span the entire organization, from the Machine Shop front offices to suppliers, through the factory and all PRIMARY SERVICES the way to the customer’s door. Lean Enterprise Transformations Lean Leadership Tim is also a founding partner in Regional Lean Lean Finance & Accounting Lean Management Systems Summit, LLC an organization that hosts one-day Lean Lean Medical Processes summits as a vehicle to promote the benefits of Total Quality Management networking and sharing best practices at a local level.