Instructor: Richard Bivins
Richard Bivins is an experienced production and supply chain professional whose industrial experience encompasses heavy, high-tech, and military systems development and production, Theory of Constraints, Lean Six Sigma, and ISO 9000. His initial ISO training was done at Kite Systems International, Ltd., London, England. With CPIM, CSCP certifications plus Lean Expert, Lean Six Sigma Champion, and Master Black Belt, he is highly effective in solving problems creatively, on time, and under budget. He has also served on the Board of Directors of the Boston Chapter of APICS.
A native of Texas, he holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from West Texas A&M University and did graduate early-stage work in microeconomic industrial behavioral psychology at Alliant International University in San Diego and holds State of Massachusetts Educator licenses in Business and History. His community activities include being a long-time volunteer with Youth Enrichment Services and volunteering for the Veterans’ Farmstead Initiative. He is a U.S. Navy combat veteran.