• There are so few Lean consultants that fully understand what it takes to create a Lean organization. BESCORP has consistently demonstrated that they understand, and have provided the necessary mentoring to our Leadership and internal practitioners to ensure our success. I cannot imagine this Journey without their help.

    - Tommy Tidwell
    Team Leader
    Shipyard Transformation Team
    US Naval Shipyards
John Ortleb - Sensei

 John Ortleb Lean Sensei John Ortleb, Sensei


Lean Practitioner, Project Manager and Strategic/Business Process expert  with nearly 30 years practical experience. Planned, facilitated, and led full-scale CPI efforts in private and public enterprises. Coached and facilitated Executive leaders through strategic development of quality planning and follow-up implementation.  Hands on experiences in the transformation of value streams in Aerospace,  Military Engineering Services,  Telecommunications, Designer Catalogue

Dot.com and Mortgage Services. Adept in the customization of CPI application, project/process management and metric development to any business environment.

Career Brief/Industry Experience

20 Years – The Boeing Company / Wichita Division
  Total Quality / Lean / JIT Deployment Project Manager / First Generation Toyota lineage
  Strategic and Business Planning Manager
  747/767 Lean Integrator
10 Years – BESCOR
  Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA)
  Washington Navy Yard (2 years)
  Navy System Warfare Center (NSWC)  - Port Hueneme (5 years)/Dahlgren (2 years)


Masters - MBA– University of Kansas
BA – Economics – University of Kansas
Shingijutsu – Lean Practitioner
Lean Implementation Specialist  - The Boeing Company
Value Stream Mapping Practitioner – Alcoa Lean  University
Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt  - Villanova University
Adjunct Instructor Strategic Planning – Cowley County College
QPC – Seven Planning Tools
Secret Security Clearance Department of  Defense