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Education:

Boston University, College of Communication, BS, Mass Communication/Advertising, 1990

Certifications and training:

Lean Leader certification, 2017

Hoshin Kanri Master training, 2015-2016

Heidi Gehris

Heidi is a certified lean leader with professional expertise in lean transformation, strategy deployment (hoshin kanri) and the President’s Diagnosis--a lean enterprise maturity assessment model. She performs executive interviews and gemba visits, and leads lean workshops for health care. Heidi has also directed the development of case study materials on lean application and results in health care. An innovative thinker and creative problem solver, she has directed campaigns for academic institutions; management consulting, pharma/IP law and financial firms; and golf and wine industries.

2012 – present Rona Consulting Group, Mercer Island, WA

1995 – 2012 Gehrschoen Creative, San Francisco, CA + Portland, OR
Creative Director and Marketing Communications Consultant
Directed campaigns for automotive accessory, healthcare, historic preservation and architecture, investment banking, intellectual property law (specializing in pharmaceuticals), retail, the arts, and wine industries.

1991 – 1992 EQE International, Inc. San Francisco, CA
Graphic Artist and Digital Cartographer
Designed and produced marketing materials and created technical drawings and digital maps for risk-safety engineering firm.

1990-1991 Corporate Decisions, Inc. Boston, MA
Graphic Artist
Designed and produced strategy and marketing presentations, newsletter, advertising, logos, and other print pieces for management consulting firm.