Instructor: Brian Willett
Biography: Brian Willett is a Business Practice and Productivity Manager who works for the Division of Environmental Public Health at the Washington State Department of Health in Olympia. He is a consultant, trainer, and facilitator specializing in the topics of performance management, Lean/Process Improvement, and strategic planning.
Before coming to the Department of Health, Brian spent 4 ½ years at the City of Vancouver, WA. Before the City of Vancouver, Brian spent an additional 24 years as a Washington State employee, working for the State Auditor's Office, the Office of Financial Management, the Employment Security Department, the Department of Transportation, and Yakima Valley Community College.
Brian earned a Master of Science degree in Organizational Development from Central Washington University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish from Brigham Young University. He is also a certified Lean/Six Sigma Black Belt from the University of Washington Tacoma Professional Development Center.
In his spare time, Brian can usually be found playing with his Shelby GT350 Mustang Cobra at a local race track or car show, studying old airplanes and tanks in museums, or tinkering with scale models on his workbench.