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Vinnie Polito, Director, Consulting Services

Vinnie Polito has over twenty five years of experience as an executive and executive consultant in the design and delivery of Lean, Lean Transformation and Operational Excellence. Having led and designed Lean systems and solutions in a variety of sectors including industrial manufacturing, aerospace, energy, textiles and healthcare. In 2004, Vinnie turned his focus and expertise to Healthcare in both the United States and Canada. As an early pioneer in “Lean Healthcare” with organizations such as Thedacare, Denver Health, Beth Israel Deaconess, and New York Health and Hospitals, Vinnie has learned to appreciate the mission(s), cultures and complexities of the Healthcare industry. He has had the opportunity to apply his expertise in other healthcare environments such as physician practices, home health agencies, and with healthcare insurance providers. His approach translates Lean principles and techniques into effective delivery strategies and execution; understanding that the architecture and designs for Lean systems in Healthcare, Defense, Medical Devices and Manufacturing vary in ways specific to the challenges, culture and (existing) organizational capabilities of the client at hand.

Vinnie converts his knowledge and experience into meaningful impact to Income Statement, Balance Sheet, Quality or Market Share along with improvements on both employee and client/patient satisfaction.

Having held senior management roles in operations, materials, quality, and business development, Vinnie has led and executed in a diverse range of industries. Since 1996, Vinnie has coached and counseled companies including Boeing, Alcoa, Lockheed Martin, Rockwell-Collins, Duracell, Owens-Corning, Sandia Labs and Hanes Brands. Vinnie has provided Lean consulting and counsel to 100s of organizations. He has coached leaders at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), Institute of Medicine (IOM), and the National Quality Forum (NQF).

INDUSTRIES SERVED: Healthcare, Medical Devices, Industrial Manufacturing, Aerospace, Textiles, Oil and Gas

FUNCTIONAL EXPERIENCE: Strategic Planning and Executive Coaching, Patient Care, Manufacturing/Operations, Product Development, Finance/Accounting,Supply Chain
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