Lean Six Sigma Consultant - Elisabeth SwanMichael Cole
Executive Consultant

Sugar Land, Texas

Michael has consulted with medium to large companies for more than 12 years following a successful career in the oil and gas industry. Concentrating on operations management and supply chain management processes Michael uses Lean and Six Sigma tools coupled with the APICS body of knowledge best practices and the SCOR supply chain model to help clients get better business results. Michael is a Certified Master Instructor with APICS for their CSCP, CPIM and Lean certifications.


Analyzed business operations in the Energy and Health Care industries for multiple clients in manufacturing and service sectors over a 12 year period. Facilitated the resulting improvement projects centered on best practices from the APICS body of knowledge and SCOR Supply Chain Model using lean and 6σ tools.

Instructed over 2000 hours of APICS classes achieving Certified Master Instructor status for the Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP), Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) Lean Manufacturing (LEW) and Lead instructor for Global Sourcing (GSW) classes offered by APICS.

Michael's Clients

  • Baker Hughes
  • Cameron
  • Devon Energy
  • Halliburton
  • Methodist Hospital
  • Memorial Herman Hospital
  • National Oilwell Varco
  • Oceaneering
  • Texas Children's Hospital
  • Tesco Corp
  • VAM Drilling


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