Business Solutions Team

Kevin Olds

Senior Business Advisor

Kevin Olds joined The Center’s Traverse City office in January 2019 as a Senior Business Advisor. 

Professional Experience 
Prior to joining The Center, Kevin worked as the Continuous Improvement Manager for Embraer Executive Aircraft in Melbourne, Fla. and Continuous Improvement/Production Manager for DRS Training and Control Systems in Fort Walton Beach, Fla. In those roles, he was accountable for all Lean, Six Sigma and Theory of Constraints programs. Kevin established Quality Clinics, Lean Manufacturing Maturity Models and facilitated more than 200 Kaizen projects in the U.S., as well as internationally in Brazil.  

Education 
Kevin received a bachelor's degree in business administration from the Florida Institute of Technology.

Professional Memberships / Certifications
Before his career in manufacturing, Kevin was a member of the United States Navy for 10 years where he earned his Lean Six Sigma Black Belt from the Naval Air Forces Command (NAVAIR).