Sustain Lean Gains

Lean is 30% systems and 70% people.
About Us

Michael McCarthy

Michael McCarthy has been an author, trainer and consultant for over 30 years. He worked on

  • Performance improvement with Ford, Emerson Electric, and Philadelphia Electric Company. 
  • Process improvement with 3M, New York DMV, Preston Trucking and Georgia Power Company.
  • Lean with Sonopress and Eaton Electric.
  • Performance Management Magazine as editor, and authored two books:
  • You Made My Day - Creating Co-Worker Recognition & Relationships (with co-author Janis Allen)
  • Sustain Your Gains - The People Side of Lean/Six Sigma

Janis Allen

Janis Allen has been a corporate trainer, consultant and author for over 25 years. Her work includes:

  • Clients include BMW, 3M and New York DMV
  • Internal consultant with Milliken & Company
  • Vice President of Operations at the consulting company Aubrey Daniels International.
  • Authoring four books:
  • Performance Teams ~ Completing the Feedback Loop
  • I Saw What You Did & I Know Who You Are
  • You Made My Day - Creating Co-Worker Recognition & Relationships (with co-author Michael McCarthy)
  • Team Up!


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