C. Brandon Brown, P.E.
Owner & Master Kata Coach – Continuous Coaching Commitment, LLC
Brandon Brown is a Master Kata Coach and an Associate for the W3 Group and delivers tangible and sustainable continuous improvement results as a Toyota Kata Coach and Lean Instructor/Facilitator. He recently returned from Europe giving Toyota Kata workshops both “in company”while in Stockholm and at University of Gent, Belgium, and Ansbach University for Applied Science in Stuttgart, Germany. Since 2006, Brandon has been a Professor of Operations Management at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville teaching courses and instructional designing online courses in the Industrial Engineering department such as Lean Production and Leadership Principles and Practices for the Master of Science in Operations Management degree program. Brandon is a Regional Director and board member for the Southeast Region of the Association for Manufacturing Excellence. He is also a Certified John Maxwell Coach, Teacher, and Speaker. Prior to his work with W3 Group, he advanced through management leadership at Central States Mfg., as Regional Operations Manager for three facilities in the Eastern Region, which served 17 states. He has a Master of Science in Engineering and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, as well as a Professional Engineers license in Arkansas. He holds a certificate as a LeanSigma Kaizen Instructor from Time Based Management Consulting Group, to teach Value Stream Mapping and Kaizen instruction, and has led many continuous improvement events.