The eMRI Team

The Continuous Improvement Experts

The eMRI team consists of expert trainers/consultants and the administration staff. All of eMRI’s trainers/consultants have a strong combination of academic/technical backgrounds and real-world, practical experience. This enables eMRI to provide the most in-depth, knowledgeable and complete training experience to our clients.

The eMRI Core


Lead LSS Consultant/Trainer and Statistics Consultant/Trainer.

Keith Gardner

Owner, BS Chemical Engineering, MBA

LSS, Lead Problem Solving and Lean Consultant/Trainer.

Kristin Lynch

BS Manufacturing Systems Engineering, MBA

Lead Statistics Consultant/Trainer and LSS Consultant/Trainer.

Mark Lindsay

Ph.D. Occupational Education

Mindy Smolinski

BS, Nursing. Manages the office and course materials.

Kathi Gardner

BA Economics, MBA. Manages the office and bookkeeping.

The eMRI Support Team

Carlos Mora

Ph.D. Psychometrics. Expert in organizational culture, survey design and analysis, and statistical analysis.

Curt Pawloski

BS Chemical Engineering, MBA. A leading expert in geometric dimensioning and tolerancing, and tolerance analysis. Over 30 years of experience as a consultant, instructor and training developer.

Steve Ramsier

Ph.D. Statistician. Expert in applying statistical techniques and analysis to generate tangible process improvements.

Mel Stauffer

Lead Auditor, Quality and Environmental Management Systems. International auditor, consultant, instructor, and speaker; has 25 years of experience conducting ISO 9000, ISO 14000, ISO/TS 16949, ISO 13485, and OHSAS 18001 Audits.
The training received from eMRI provided practical, real-world examples and exercises that we could immediately implement in our Lean Six Sigma initiative. The trainers were professional and well-versed on the subject matter.

– Client, Retail Industry

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