Bio – Gwen K. Wade

Senior Consultant / Trainer / Lead Assessor

Gwen Wade has over 20 years of management experience in Quality Assurance. This encompasses a wide diversity of industries including computer, hybrid microchips, semiconductor equipment manufacturer, defense electronics, microwave and precision sheetmetal fabrication. Within these industries, she has an extensive background in developing, implementing and improving quality systems.

Career Experiences

Gwen has held positions from Quality Inspector, to Quality Engineer, to Director of Quality Assurance all with hands-on experience and she especially enjoys working with and helping people.

Gwen brings to Business and Quality Process Management, LLC a broad background in leading result-oriented organizations in quality improvement, quality system development, document control, supplier partnership development and certification, customer service, new product development and contract manufacturing. She is an accomplished trainer and facilitator with extensive experience in ISO 9000 implementation and audits, Statistical Process Control, process analysis and capability studies, problem solving and team training. Gwen has successfully passed Lead Assessor and Internal Auditor training, performed numerous audits and has developed and provided in-house auditor training.

Education

Gwen has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from New Hampshire College. She has received extensive training at Phillip Crosby Associates Quality Management College and is a certified facilitator in the Quality Improvement Process, Quality Education System, Problem Solving and SPC. She has also attended numerous seminars facilitated by W. Edwards Deming while he was a consultant to a major disk manufacturer on the East Coast. The experience gathered has been used to her advantage in establishing exceptional quality organizations in which she has worked.

Professional Organizations

She is a senior member of the American Society for Quality (ASQ) and served as Santa Clara Valley Chairperson 1989 – 1990 and currently a section board member serving since 1984. She was instrumental in establishing and sponsoring the student chapter of ASQ at San Jose State University.

Contact Gwen Wade at 877-415-0191 or Gwen.Wade@BQPM.com