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Mark Anderson, EdD, LSS Master Black Belt

Presently Sr. Fleet Coordinator for Black Hills Corporation, SD. I am an adult education and organizational development practitioner who served as the senior leader developing strategy for the application of Lean principles, practices, and human capital; responsible for communication, change management, and employee development for all levels of leaders and employees. I have excellent planning, communication and team building skills; keen ability to engage subject matter experts to determine requirements. I have nearly 20-years of experience delivering, consulting, reporting, and providing process integration to manage human resources. I have directed teams and programs ranging from 14 direct-reports to over 400 matrix employees with budgets over $2M and for programs greater than $.6B; including start up, restructuring, assessment, rapid-change, multi-site/international operations and catalyst initiatives; Proven success in transformation environments requiring collaboration and team building for initiatives. Faculty UOP/SAS Professor Apllos University Professor National American University Faculty American College of Education Oct. 2014 - 2015: National American University VP for Lean Higher Education Serve as the senior university leader for the application of Lean principles and practices within the university system. • Member Graduate Council • Content expert curriculum development. • Member Academy for Persistence & Completion [HLC] • Faculty University of Phoenix School of Advanced Studies 2012 – Sept. 2014: National American University Associate SVP Curriculum Assessment & Research Fulfill strategic initiatives for curriculum, assessment, and research. • Chair, Institutional Review Board (IRB). • Chair, Graduate Assessment and Curriculum Committee. • Criterion Chair, Higher Learning Commission (HLC) self-study. June – December 2010: National American University System Director of Institutional Effectiveness Directed the gathering, organizing, analyzing, and reporting of administrative, service, and service support operation data to support senior administrators, faculty, and staff in departmental and institutional effectiveness; prepared and delivered reports to senior leadership and the Board resulting in program improvements for students and staff.

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School of Advanced Studies