Ron Nottingham has over 25 years of experience with the Toyota Corporation and the TPS & TQM production models. He has been trained by some of the best inventory control and operational experts in the Toyota organization. As a National Manager, he has run four of Toyota's operations in the United States, the last being a one million square foot operation in Ontario, CA.
Since retiring from Toyota, he has worked with companies both small and large to implement Kaizen and Continuous Improvement methodologies in their organizations. Ron has implemented over one hundred Kaizen events in his career for Toyota and other organizations. He has helped union and non-union organizations implement continuous improvement and cultural change needed to thrive in all environments. Ron has used, and lived out, the Situational Leadership model for over 10 years, by building and implementing safety and quality processes that have improved operations by 90%. He truly enjoys helping organizations learn and prosper from his years of experience.
Ron lives in CA. with his four children and his wife of 29 years.