The College of Engineering: Integrative Systems + Design


The College of Engineering: Integrative Systems + Design
Lead Instructor, ISD Lean Healthcare Founder and Lean Transformation Coach

Toni Benner is a coach, speaker, instructor, and advocate for change. Toni has over 20 years of experience in facilitation, training, team development, and continuous improvement from manufacturing, product development, and supply chain within both the automotive and healthcare industry. She is an international presenter on applying Lean Six Sigma within healthcare and excels as a Lean transformation coach.

She has served as a Senior Consultant and trainer on a variety of continuous improvement initiatives using Lean Six Sigma methodology in areas of operational excellence and supply chain management. Toni excels as a Lean Healthcare transformation coach by focusing on the patient and people aspects of Lean. Results have been achieved across patient flow, clinical workflow, and health information technology.

Toni holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Youngstown State University, a Master of Science in Engineering Management with a focus on Lean Enterprise Systems from Eastern Michigan University, and an Executive Supply Chain Management certification from the University of Michigan.

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