David McGiverin
IPC Advisor, Northwest Food Processors Innovation Productivity Center

David McGiverin has more than nine years' experience in manufacturing. He comes from a machine tool and medical equipment background, enabling him to be very adaptable to unique situations. Mr. McGiverin enjoys practicing, implementing and teaching the fundamentals of waste elimination, continuous improvement, quality management and strategic planning, as well as how to engage the total workforce to help companies become more competitive in the marketplace. He taught with Norman Bodek, co-founder of the Shingo prize, considered to be the "godfather of lean."