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Angela Johnson: MBB Instructor - Six Sigma Digest


Angela Johnson

Angela Johnson

Angela is a certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt with over 15 years experience in Lean Management and Six Sigma. She was originally trained and certified as a Six Sigma Black Belt and Master Black Belt at Ford Motor Company.

Angela has 20+ years of experience in process improvement and project & change management with Fortune 100 companies. when businesses sought ways to improve their bottom line to survive the economic downfall and sustain operational resources, Angela's leadership and people skills successfully led continuous improvement and Six Sigma projects, which have yielded in total over $2 million in savings.

As a Master Black Belt, Angela assisted with the closing of 30 Six Sigma projects in a single year, which resulted in $7.4 M in first year savings and $12.8 M in perpetual savings. Her passion is to transfer process improvement knowledge to all organizations and industries to facilitate operationally excellent companies.

Angela has also served as a certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt and lean manufacturing specialist for the automotive, appliance and utility industries. She was the Regional Quality Manager for Whirlpool's Supply Chain Operation, where she reduced product defects by 25% within 3 months.

Angela is an avid learner who enjoys imparting knowledge to others in an effort to achieve operational excellence. She has trained over 500 Six Sigma Green Belts and 75 Black Belts to certification. She also trained, coached and consulted legal, corporate & government affairs, regulatory affairs, corporate communications, marketing, supply chain management (transportation, procurement and warehousing) and human resource business units within Ford Motor, Whirlpool, DTE Energy and various small businesses in improving their processes.

Angela is experienced working in union and non-union environments. She is skilled in gaining the acceptance and trust of all people impacted by continuous improvement projects. Angela is also an adjunct instructor for University of Phoenix in the Critical Thinking and Business Law/Ethics courses.

Education: PhD Candidate Organizational Management – Capella University

MSA Business Administration – Central Michigan University

BS Engineering – Michigan State University

Six Sigma Certifications: Master Black Belt – Ford Motor Company

Black Belt – Ford Motor Company

Black Belt – ASQ

Six Sigma Digest Title: Instructor

Virtual Office Hours: Below are the days and times Angela will be online and available to you via chat, forums, email, skype etc.


Day of Week Time Time Zone
Monday's 5 - 6 am Eastern Standard Time
Wednesday's 5 -6 pm Eastern Standard Time
Friday's 5 -6 pm Eastern Standard Time

Learning Presentation/Q&A: tbd
All instructors are scheduled to present a Lean Six Sigma topic 1x per month for 30 minutes of presentation and 30 minutes of Q&A. Schedule's are subject to change without notice. Scheduled presentation notifications will be made through our online learning system.