Stan served as the Chairman and CEO of HNI Corporation for 14 years. HNI is a Fortune 1000 company that is globally recognized as a world-class Lean benchmark, and is well-respected for its accomplishments in the Lean community. Stan is a “Lean Hall of Fame” Inductee to the Shingo Prize for Excellence in Manufacturing Academy. Stan has served as a Board Member for: Allison Transmission, Armstrong World Industries, Sylvamo, and Arctic Cat. As the penultimate Lean Leader, Stan has inspired thousands of his associates to drive performance improvements and established a powerful global presence by leading, coaching, and teaching from the frontlines.
STAN IS AN EXPERT PROBLEM SOLVER WHO WORKS BY YOUR SIDE, LEADING THE LEAN CHARGE, AND MOTIVATING YOUR TEAM TO CREATE LASTING CULTURAL IMPROVEMENTS WITH A TRULY HANDS-ON APPROACH.