Associate Faculty
Our team consists of experienced trainers, facilitators and consultants. They all share the enthusiasm for employee engagement, continuous improvement and the managing of ideas in the workplace.
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Andy Brophy is a Lean & Creativity Facilitator. He has been working in the lean field for the last ten years from manufacturing to test labs and from offices to hospitals. He owns his own consultancy business called Lean 2 Innovative Thinking specializing in lean and creativity & innovation.

He has a particular passion for developing and tapping into the creative potential of organization's employees. Andy also shares a passion for invention and innovation and has numerous ideas for new products at the early stages of market feasibility analysis.

Andy holds a 1st Class MSc in Lean Operations from Cardiff University and is Six Sigma Black Belt trained. His current book, published in October 2009, called Innovative Lean is focussed on the power of harvesting and implementing employee ideas and creating an innovative and empowered workforce. He is currently also writing a section of a new book for the Lean Enterprise Research Center at Cardiff Business School. In 2010 he is due to publish a co-authored book with Cliff & Jane Norman on Lean Healthcare with emphasis on Deming's System of Profound Knowledge and The Science of Improvement. This work is the first of its kind to integrate these two powerful improvement methodologies.
Effective 2014 Innovation Transfer has joined the The Delfi Group as an associate member for all Canada-based projects. The team consists of experienced trainers, facilitators and consultants. They all share the enthusiasm for employee engagement, continuous improvement and the managing of ideas in the workplace.
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Larry Schruder (President)
The Delfi Group
7 Heritage Place
Pembroke, Ontario
K8A 6W2

www.thedelfigroup.com
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Back Row: Helen Schruder, Larry Schruder, Jim Macmillan, Dave Fisher, Rich Hale, MC Lessard, Chris Hughes
Front Row: Amy Morella, Jim Slavin, Ray Bonenberg, Chris Hinsperger
Technology Partners
The electronic world has also taken hold in the field of managing employee ideas in the workplace. Our partners are software houses who have developed customized solutions for suggestion systems and continuous improvement processes. This leads quite naturally to a performance robust duo … fitting the PiT-Stop methodology to the appropriate software. The multitude of ideas generated by PiT-Stop can therefore be easily managed. Please click on the accompanying logos for more details.
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Collaboration Partners
Bruce Rosove | Career and Relationship Coach | The Happyness Coach