AME’s regional boards are made up of dedicated and passionate volunteers who contribute their time and expertise to help local companies improve their competitiveness and overall success through shared learning and access to best practices.

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Get an in-depth look at how world-class organizations have implemented lean and other continuous improvement initiatives during the AME Canadian region world-class tour series!

Each tour will include an onsite introduction, facility tour and a question and answer session. You will also be guided by practitioners that have gone through the lean transformation process. Send your team and let them witness the power of continuous improvement! Check out our upcoming tour sites below.



Richard Evans
President, AME Canada
JR Lean
President, Canada Region
Leif Kristensen
Finance Chair
LGKristensen Financial Consulting Services
John Conforzi
Membership Chair
Airborn Flexible Circuits Inc.
Jim Winn
Co-Program Chair
Amish Chadha
Vice President
Design Molecule
Consortium Growth
Terry Gent
Co-Program Chair


Neil Addison
Innovair Group
Brian Bush
World Class Tours
Kevin Falenda
Social Media
Dynamic Source Manufacturing Inc.
Bob Garces
Consortium Growth
Ruben Mellado
Layfield Group of Companies
Brad Robertson
Member Engagement
ESCO Corporation
Jimmy K. Timm
Ashay Gude
Structure Performance Improvement Solutions
Jonathan M. Kennedy