Dean Young

Dean Young

Vice President, Industrial Development
(804) 801-6000

Address

720 Moorefield Park Drive, Suite 100
Richmond, VA 23236

Current Position

Vice President, Industrial Development

Qualifications

An experienced leader, teacher, consultant and coach with a proven history of integrating innovative, collaborative, and systemic approaches with facilitation and leadership skills to lead strategically aligned change that measurably improves performance and provides value.

Services

Program Management • Growth Acceleration Services • Leading Organizational Change • Values Based Strategy Development • Operational Excellence • Performance Measurement and Management • Strategic Portfolio Management • Organization Development • Theory of Constraints Management • Lean Six Sigma Implementation • Lean Supply Chain Management • Process Design and Automation • Project Management

Major Clients Served

Department of Defense Office of Economic Adjustment, PEO Aircraft Carriers, US Coast Guard Yard, American Red Cross, UNICOR, Newport News Ship Building

Education

BS Industrial Engineering & Operations Research, Virginia Tech

Specialized Certifications & Memberships

  • Certified as a NIST MEP LEAN instructor in Lean Principles, Value Stream Mapping and Lean Supply Chain Logistics
  • Certified as a Jonah in the Theory of Constraint
  • Certified LSS Black Belt by Virginia Tech and American Society for Quality/Department of Navy
  • Certified Master Black Belt by United States Marine Corps
  • Certified Senior Lead Instructor for LSS Black Belt and Green Belt by US Marine Corps
  • Certified Balanced Scorecard Practitioner by Balanced Scorecard Institute

Related Experience

  • Industrial Experience 30 years total:
    • Program Manager – Domestic Markets Expansion Program
    • Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt – United States Marine Corps
    • Project Manager – VPMEP
    • Partner – Young Consulting, LLC
    • Senior Project Manager – Capital One Financial Corp.
    • Director of Operations Services – Maxxim Medical
    • Operations Manager – General Medical Corp.
    • Supervisor of Operations – General Medical Mfg Co.
    • Inventory Manager – Weidmuller Inc.
  • Purchasing Agent/Production Planner – Rego Company of Elon College, NC