DENVER (April 6, 2012) – WillowTree Advisors (WTA), a business and change management consulting firm, has been awarded a Colorado statewide Lean Six Sigma master services agreement for a series of projects to introduce and manage business-efficiency methodology to achieve improvement of business processes within Colorado State government.
The State of Colorado’s Lean Initiative is based on the fundamental idea that the State can develop a sustainable Lean culture. The purpose of this program is to generate a high level of acceptance for implementation of Lean business efficiency principles as well as identify opportunities to implement Lean principles, plan and host Lean events and identify waste and inefficiencies to create savings.
Governor Hickenlooper: “We understand that government is not a business. Still, we need to apply best practices from successful companies where they make sense. That is why we initiated the LEAN program in almost every state agency, where employee teams are now actively identifying waste and inefficiency to create savings.”
“I am extremely proud that WillowTree Advisors has been recognized as a provider of Lean Six Sigma services for the State of Colorado. WillowTree Advisors is headquartered in Denver and it makes us very proud to work for the state to help improve our government. ” said Kathryn Douglass, WillowTree Advisor managing partner. “We strongly support Governor Hickenlooper’s Lean initiative and are excited to help the agencies improve and enhance the services they provide to the public.”
Douglass launched WillowTree Advisors in 2009 and has 25 years of program management, executive leadership, technology and business operations experience. Her team’s value proposition rests on the delivery of big firm results on a cost effective and flexible platform.
DENVER (April 2, 2012) - WillowTree Advisors (WTA), a business and change management consulting firm, has been recognized as a woman-owned business with certification from the Women’s Business Enterprise Council (WBEC-West) for the third consecutive year.
The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), founded in 1997, is the largest third-party certifier of businesses owned, controlled, and operated by women in the United States. WBENC provides its world-class standard of certification to women-owned businesses throughout the country.
“I’m proud that WillowTree Advisors has been acknowledged as a successful woman-owned small business,” said Kathryn Douglass, WillowTree Advisor managing partner. “The increased visibility will support our company’s continued growth.”
Douglass launched WillowTree Advisors in 2009 and has 25 years of program management, executive leadership, IT and operations experience. Her team’s value proposition rests on the delivery of big firm results on a cost effective and flexible platform.
WBENC is the nation’s leading advocate of women-owned businesses as suppliers to America’s corporations.