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Manager Continuous Improvement

Portland, Oregon, United States
February 18, 2018

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Gerald M. Zsenyuk, DLP, LSMBB, AQPGM, APGM

***–573–4633: Home 360–784-1135: Mobile





Six Sigma Black Belt –Master, Accredited Program Manager and Consultant of lean tools, change management leading staff to improve overall improvements and results on continuous improvement of operations. Earned a national awards while leading teams with analytical and diagnostics and stress testing recommendations.


COLUMBIA SOLUTIONS, INC., October 2011 – Current

CEO, COO & Sr. Lean and Change Manager,

Accountable for(on site-project ) lean methods coaching and training of leaders and teams on continuous improvement projects using, financial analysis, negotiations, business planning in capital programs, business development with change management for projects and Clients. Conducted Executive Acumen on presentations on recommendations.

Participated in executing defined growth objectives. Cultivated strong and sustainable relationships with both internal and external counterparts supporting expansion and capacity for business enterprises and government projects. Used all methods DMAIC, ADKAR and PROSCI to prove Continuous Improvement.

Contracted with firms for ongoing development of strategies for sustainable growth and ROI

Sustainability analysis for continuous improvement including all Six Sigma and TQM .

Implementation of sourcing and procurement goals and objectives for optimal and lean operations.

Software, IT, SAP/Oracle, Ariba SaaS and data base exchange, in capacity development

Proficient in Microsoft Office 10, Project 10, Excel, Word, Power Point and Visio.

Columbia Services, Inc. Sept, 2003- October 2011

CEO and Chief Negotiator

Managed 8 offices nationwide (NYC, DTW, ORD, ATL, DFW, LAX, PHX, PDX) in small package negations’. We had over 1200+ % growth until the carriers embargoed all 3rd parties from negotiating on a 3rd party basis in 2010. Business closed after last contract was completed in 2011.


University of Detroit-Mercy, Detroit, MI

Bachelor of Arts Degree, Economics & Finance

US Air Force ROTC


Certified Six Sigma Black Belt – Master



Project Quality Manager #489***********

Project Manager # 246***********

ATP Pilot

Instrument Rated, Multi Engine 2952 Hrs.

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY, Vancouver, WA. December 2013 to Present

MAP Program – Business School –Mentor

Transitioned Graduating Seniors in Business School to local businesses and projects and directed their activities

In the disciplines of Capital and Fiscal Analysis, Lean Methods and Business Planning sustainability. Created Curriculum and Instructed Undergraduate Business Sr. Students in Six Sigma, DMAIC and PROCSI, certified several students in Green Belts. Used Change Management in Human Resource applications. Created ROI for Clients.

Success & Award: My Hydraulic Team to win a National Collegiate Award for largest continuous improvement program with largest proven payback or ROI. Graduated several Green Belts in Six Sigma with Certification.

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