John Gaul

Process Performance Expert / Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt
President - Sum It Ascent, LLC
A thought-leader, supporting
professionals & companies large & small; locally, nationally and 
internationally across 
numerous industries.
Operational Excellence Expert / Lean Six Sigma Master
Black Belt - Trainer,
Coach, Consultant

THE POWER OF

TRUSTED ADVICE

THE WISDOM

OF EXPERIENCE

A life-long learner, passionately helping professionals and organizations of all sizes ascend in their careers and businesses.

INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

MANUFACTURING

Accelerated improvement in quality, delivery and cost - driving growth, brand loyalty and competitive advantage.  Taking on tough applications in high-mix, low-volume & custom operations!  Operational data insights. 

DEFENSE & SECURITY

Quality & reliability for our forces around the world.  Successful scale-up of new product technologies.  Stability of core processes, supportive functions and upstream through the supply chain. 

AEROSPACE

Driving superior quality, solving challenging problems for cutting-edge technology scale-ups.  Not just in operations, but in the entire supporting infrastructure and upstream through the supply chain and external subcontractors. 

MINING

Safety, product quality & consistency, efficiency, process control.  Enhance supportive infrastructure.  Utilize operational data to gain insights toward growth, market responsiveness and profit. 

OIL & GAS

Safety, process control, product & service quality, efficiency - across the entire spectrum from exploring and drilling through refining, and on to retail operations. 

UTILITIES

Safety & efficiency of operations; including all supporting infrastructure.  Effective implementation of new technologies.  Operational data insights. 

INSURANCE

Operational efficacy, streamline processes, gain insight from operational data; enhance customer service & consistency. 

FINANCIAL SERVICES

Optimize customer-facing products and services while gaining efficiency in internal operations.  Stay ahead of the competition.  Strengthen brand loyalty. 

RETAIL & SERVICES

Optimize the customer journey while gaining efficiency in internal operations.  Gain insight from sales/market/operational data.  Build a customer-centric organization. 

HEALTHCARE

Optimize patient flow and experience!  Build efficiency, safety and quality into every aspect of your services.  Lower costs by eliminating waste. 

DENTISTRY

Optimize patient experience and safety while maximizing production and profit.  Smooth, quality operations ensure staff retention.  Make front-desk operations smooth and highly supportive to the practice. 

ACCOUNTING

Streamline core processes such as Bookkeeping and Income Tax for high quality and efficiency.  Eliminate staff confusion.  Create flow in the work while lowering internal costs. 

Industry-leaders around the world are talking about John.  Explore Below to see what they are saying.

- N.G. & J.G. 

Accounting Firm Partners

- R.K.

V.P. Operations,

Defense

Manufacturing

- R.S.

Quality Manager,

Precision Composite Processing, Germany

- P.S.

CMM Quality Engineer, 

Aerospace Manufacturing

- J.C.

Lead Technician,

Defense Mfg.

- D.F.W.

Master Black Belt, Consultant

- S.Y.

Site Manager, Advanced Composites Manufacturing

- P.R.

Program

Engineer, Precision 

Composite Processing

- R.L.B.

Quality Manager, Advanced Mfg.

Chair ASQ Cleveland Section

- D.T.

Director of Quality - Happily Retired

Certifications
  • Certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt

  • Certified Lean Six Sigma Master

Qualifications
  • 30+ years in business consulting, engineering, quality and process improvement

  • Author and curriculum developer

  • Contributing author to: "The Innovator's Toolkit - 50+ Techniques for Predictable & Sustainable Organic Growth (Wiley)"

John Gaul  |  Passionate About Inspiring Others
Hello,

 

With more than 30 years of business consulting, engineering, quality and process improvement experience across many industries including many non-manufacturing domains; I have trained and mentored over 2,000 problem-solving practitioners across a broad spectrum of industries.  Always focused on results, I have partnered with clients and companies to achieve many millions in benefits while teaching them to do it on their own. Clients resonate with my passion for the work, and I am authentic and inspiring in my consulting, teaching and coaching.

 

I operate in the realms of Strategic Thinking & Planning, Innovation & Design, Business Transformation, Advanced Statistical Analysis & Modeling, Data Analytics and overall Process Excellence. I tailor my work to help clients solve different types of problems while bringing the best out in their people.

Also specializing in Lean, Statistical Analysis, Business Problems & Challenges, Kaizen, Change Leadership, Black Belt, Green Belt, Certification, MBB, Strategy, Design, Hoshin & Innovation.

Thanks for taking a moment to learn about who I am, and what I do.

With Kind Regards, 

John Gaul  |  Sum It Ascent.

John Gaul,  President of Sum It Ascent, LLC

Ohio, U.S.A.  (440) 228-1559

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