Mike Hoseus, Senior Consultant

Lean Executive Consultant, Kazu SuzukiMike is Executive Director for the Center for Quality People & Organizations (CQPO), an organization developed in 1999 as a vision of Toyota Motor Manufacturing to share Lean Quality philosophy and human resource practices with education, business, and community organizations. CQPO's current projects with Toyota include New Hire selection and training process, Team Leader and Group Leader post-promotion training, Quality Circle Leader and Manager training, and Global Problem Solving for all levels.

Prior to CQPO, Mike was a corporate leader for 13 years at Toyota Motor Manufacturing's Georgetown, Kentucky plant both in Human Resources and Manufacturing. His unique Toyota experience in manufacturing and human resources have made him our expert in the Human System for Lean Management—the cultural key to achieving the full potential of Lean.