12350 Jefferson Avenue, Suite 150
Newport News, VA 23602
Vice President of Operations
Cindy joined GENEDGE as Vice President of Operations to lead their statewide partnership of experienced business consultants focused on improving the competitiveness of Virginia industries. Prior to assuming this role, Cindy was employed by Uniworld Consulting where she held positions as President, Vice President of Operations, and Vice President of Deployment.
With 16 years of industrial and 15 years of consulting experience, Cindy offers practical expertise and leadership in all phases of organizational excellence including: 1) business assessments to identify opportunities and expected benefits; 2) leadership coaching in change management, improvement methods, strategic/tactical planning; 3) application of improvement methodologies such as Lean, Six Sigma, Design for Six Sigma, and Innovation; 4) development and implementation of business performance management systems to establish goals, improve communication, monitor progress, instill accountability, and improve resource alignment; 5) hands-on project leadership and execution.
Cindy has successfully applied her expertise in market sectors such as consumer products, aerospace, automotive, electronics, energy/power, food, life sciences, and defense contracting. With her sourcing and supply chain development background, she is experienced in sourcing management and strategy as well as a large number of manufacturing processes such as casting, precision machining, metal finishing and coating, injection molding, thermoforming, powdered metal, printing, PCB fabrication and population, assay development, ceramics, vulcanizing, and assembly among others. In addition, Cindy is a skilled instructor having trained, coached and mentored over 1,000 people in Lean Six Sigma and over 600 people in Design For Six Sigma.
Cindy is a graduate of Virginia Tech having earned a MS in Systems Engineering and a BS in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research. She is a certified Master Black Belt, as well as an ASQ certified Quality Manager, Quality Engineer, and Quality System Auditor. In addition, Cindy is a certified business coach focused on small business. She is a member of various professional organizations and currently resides in Yorktown, Virginia.