Bob Sproull is an Independent Consultant who, along with Bruce Nelson, owns and operates Focus and Leverage Consulting, a Management Consulting firm specializing in improving the profitability of organizations from all business sectors. Bob is a certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt and a Theory of Constraints Jonah and an experienced manufacturing executive who has served as a Vice President of Quality, Engineering and Continuous Improvement for two different Manufacturing companies, with extensive consulting background in Manufacturing, Healthcare and MRO and focuses on teaching companies how to maximize their profitability through an integrated Theory of Constraints, Lean and Six Sigma (TLS) improvement methodology. Bob is an internationally known speaker and is the author of five different books: Focus and Leverage The Critical Methodology for Theory of Constraints, Lean, and Six Sigma (TLS); Second Edition Epiphanized: Integrating Theory of Constraints, Lean and Six Sigma (co-authored with Bruce Nelson 2015, Taylor & Francis); Epiphanized: Integrating Theory of Constraints, Lean and Six Sigma (co-authored with Bruce Nelson 2012, North River Press); The Ultimate Improvement Cycle – Maximizing Profits Through the Integration of Lean, Six Sigma and the Theory of Constraints (2009, Taylor and Francis); Process Problem Solving – A Guide for Maintenance and Operation’s Teams (2001, Productivity Press). Bob resides in Prattville, AL.
Personal email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
- Continuous Process Improvement
- Theory of Constraints
- Lean Manufacturing
- Six Sigma
- Company Turn-Arounds