Firm specializing in Lean for healthcare expands service offerings to improve efficiency in manufacturing, sales, technology and services companies

Huntington Woods, MI – Lean Fox Solutions Managing Partner, Todd Sperl announced the expansion of his company’s Lean and Leadership consulting services to extend beyond the healthcare industry. According to Sperl, “When we launched the company in 2008, our primary focus was improving efficiency in hospital systems, however over the past year we have assembled a renowned group of individuals with years of experience in organizational assessment and change-management that can be applied across virtually any industry.” Players key to the expansion into manufacturing, sales, technology and services industries include Rob Ptacek, Sarah Padfield, and Behavioral Science Systems.

Rob Ptacek founded Competitive Edge Training and Consulting and for over 20 years has worked in tier 1 and 2 manufacturing environments in North America, Asia, and Europe, providing outstanding training, and leading and implementing high impact – results focused improvements. “Rob and I have been collaborating on book and apps for several years, so it was a natural transition for us to combine forces working with clients on how to best extract the value of Lean and Six Sigma to improve organizational performance,” said Sperl.

Behavioural Science Systems is an international research and development agency focused on the creation of diagnostic tools and analytics for individuals and organizations designed improve performance and change culture. Based on years of research and validated by the London School of Economics, the BSS technologies and diagnostics are game-changers when it comes to unlocking individual, team and organizational performance.

Sarah Padfield is an award-winning health care leader with over 15 years experience leading health care organizations and public-sector service. “Sarah’s expertise with senior leadership, organizational development and change management coupled with her knowledge and application of the Behavioural Science Systems tools truly gives Lean Fox a comprehensive consultative approach that will help any organization improve performance and change its culture.”

Lean Fox Solutions was founded in 2008 by Todd Sperl primarily providing Lean consultation to major hospital systems throughout the U.S. and Canada. Today, Lean Fox Solutions launched a new web-site providing an overview of it’s expanded company services, approaches and team members. For more information visit


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Todd Sperl, Managing Partner
Lean Fox Solutions


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