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 AFWA Dinner Meeting -Introduction to Lean and its Deployment as a Management System, August 8th, 2013


“Introduction to Lean and its Deployment as a Management System”
Dinner Meeting
Thursday, August 8th, 2013
Preserving customer value with less is a key component in business operations today in all
industries. David Rigby, CPA will discuss the origins of lean, how it can be used to serve your
customers better and how to deploy it as a management system in your organization. You will
gain insights into what a Lean Event would be like, what A3 thinking is and how visual control
boards along with leader standard work will maintain improvement efforts.
David Rigby, CPA, Managing Lean Consultant for Sutter Operating System, Sutter Health,
Sacramento. David’s expertise is performance improvement and lean process design, financial
and operations management, strategy, governance and policy deployment. David holds a B.S. in
Accountancy and an MBA in Finance. His industry experience includes;; healthcare, manu-­
facturing, consulting and real estate for companies such as, Arthur Anderson, Hewlett Packard,
AddVenture Properties, All Weather Incorporated and Sutter Health.
Thursday, August 8th, 2013
6:00 PM Networking
6:30 PM General Meeting
Courtyard by Marriott, Sacramento Cal Expo
1782 Tribute Road, Sacramento, CA 95815
(Highway Business 80 and Exposition Boulevard)
Cost * :
$31.00 Members & First-­Time Guests
$36.00 Non-­members
Field Greens, Gorgonzola Cheese, Dried Cherries, Grilled Marinated Chicken, Bacon
Crumbles, Red Onion and Candied Walnuts with Poppy Seed Dressing and Chef’s
Choice of Dessert. Dinner Rolls and Butter, Coffee and Iced Tea.
AFWA Voicemail: (916) 800-­2792
or Email:
Deadline: Noon, Monday, August 5th, 2013.
Guaranteed RSVP’s made after the deadline may be accepted with a $4 additional
charge, but cannot be cancelled.
* Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be made by voicemail or email by 12:00 PM on the
Monday before our meeting. All late cancellations, late RSVP’s and no shows will be billed at
the corresponding member or non-­member rate plus $4. If you RSVP for a guest and the
guest does not attend, we will bill you at the non-­member rate.
CPE **:
Credit Hours: 1
Program Level: Overview
** See ASWA-­ for details
Joanna L. Johnson, CPA, President: (916) 683-­5454.