About Dennis

Dennis Sowards, President
5S and Lean Production
Total Quality Management (TQM)
Vision/Strategy Facilitation
Process Improvement and Root Cause Analysis
Customer and Employee Loyalty Measurement
Executive Scorecard


With over 30 years of senior level experience with a record of achievement in Continuous Improvement, Total Quality Management, Industrial Engineering, and Management Consulting. Dennis Sowards strengths include proven leadership and technical analysis in problem solving, measurement and group facilitation. As Manager of Continuous Improvement and Communications for KINETICS, Sowards was responsible for implementing improvement initiatives including Lean Construction, 5S's, and training in root cause analysis. As Quality Manager for J B Rodgers Mechanical Contractors he was responsible for all quality improvement initiatives and training, strategic planning facilitation and leading the Motorola's Quality Systems Review (QSR). As the founding Executive Director of the Arizona Quality Alliance he developed and implemented services to assist organizations in implementing the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award performance excellence criteria. As manager of Quality & Productivity Consulting with the Salt River Project in Phoenix, AZ he was responsible for quality improvement programs, management consulting, and Industrial Engineering studies including supervised operations analysis studies, upgrading the of company's suggestion program.



MBA, Operations Research and Management Science, Arizona State University

BSE, Engineering Services (Industrial Engineering), Arizona State University

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