Lance B. Coleman


Senior Quality Systems Engineer
Natus Medical
Kent, Washington

Lance B. Coleman is a Senior Quality Systems Engineer for Natus Medical in Seattle where he manages the CAPA and internal audit programs. He has over 20 years of leadership experience in the areas of quality engineering, Lean implementation, quality and risk management in the Medical Device, Aerospace and other regulated industries. He has a degree in Electrical Engineering Technology from the Southern Polytechnical University in Marietta, GA and is an American Society for Quality Senior Member as well as, Certified Quality Engineer, Quality Auditor, Biomedical Auditor and Six Sigma Green Belt,. He is also an Exemplar Global Principal QMS Auditor. Lance is the author of three books – “Managing Organizational Risk Using the Supplier Audit Program (Quality Press 2018), “Advanced Quality Auditing: An Auditor’s Review of Risk Management, Lean Improvement and Data Analysis (Quality Press 2015)” and “The Customer Driven Organization: Employing the Kano Model (Productivity Press 2014)” and as well as, many articles on quality, Lean implementation and risk management. He is 2018 ASQ Lean Enterprise Division Chair and 2016-2018 TAG 302 Chair. Lance is also an instructor for the ASQ FMEA and Certified Quality Auditor Preparatory courses. He has presented, trained and consulted throughout the United States and abroad.


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