2017: Kicking Your Year off Right!
Christy Schafer, Ann Nordman, Jocelin Watson – Performance Excellence Champions – Corning Incorporated
Abstract: We will feature a unique opportunity to hear from three of Corning Incorporated Performance Excellence (PEx) Champions. Each leader will provide a ten minute presentation.
Come and learn how to “Get Your Year off to a Good Start” through best practice sharing in the areas of:
- Strategic Planning and Project Selection
- Launching Projects with Meaningful Metrics
- Belt Development and Coaching
Christy is currently the Performance Excellence Champion for Corning Global Security where she is responsible for integrating the PEx program into the business strategy to deliver cost reduction and continuous operational improvements. She has been with Corning for 10 years and has held previous analyst, business engineering and project management positions in Business Services, Finance, and HR. Christy is an ASQ Certified Manager of Quality and Operational Excellence as well as a Project Management Professional with PMI. Christy has a passion for quality and continuous improvement and enjoys sharing this passion and knowledge with others.
Ann has fifteen years’ experience with Corning Incorporated. She is an ASQ Certified Manager of Quality and Operational Excellence with Six Sigma Master Black Belt certification and process engineering expertise in early innovation as well as stage five manufacturing. Her expertise has been demonstrated through leadership of scalable DMAIC, DESGN and LEAN teams. Process improvement projects in both line and staff divisions have resulted in increased yields and cost reduction year over year. Ann is a talented coach and team facilitator. She shares process expertise and optimism to keep her teams energized as they work through uncertainty and achieve sustainable results.
Jocelin Watson started her twenty plus professional career in marketing but has spent the last ten years in the areas of quality and performance excellence. A results oriented leader, in her current role as Business Process Engineering Manager, Jocelin developed and executed a comprehensive quality strategy for Corning’s Shared Service organization which generated significant cost, quality & time savings improvements. Jocelin is a DMAIC Black Belt, and ASQ Certified Manager of Quality and Operational Excellence. In her spare time Jocelin enjoys, reading and watching mysteries and driving her family crazy with her desire for process.
Please join us Thursday, February 16, 2017 at Tags, 2679 State Route 352, Big Flats, NY
Registration: 5:30 – 6:00 p.m.
Dinner: 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Speaker: 7:00 p.m.
Cost: $25.00 for members and for non-members
All forms of payment accepted – cash, check and credit cards.
Make checks payable to ASQ Section 0202. All major credit cards accepted.
Reservations: Please contact email@example.com
No later than end of business on Monday, February 13.
Cancellations later than 72 hours prior to this event will be invoiced
Recommended Dress: Business Casual
** Non-members are welcome and encouraged to attend **