Don is the Founder and CEO of Executive Transformation Mentoring, LLC. Building on his experience with the DuPont Six Sigma Champions network and his extensive experience in leading transformational change, Don is now positioned to coach, mentor and guide others on their journey. He brings a practical, hands-on, people-focused approach to these engagements.
Prior to this role, Don served as VP of Business Process Excellence and Corporate Six Sigma Champion for DuPont. Don had global responsibility for the deployment of Six Sigma into all of the DuPont businesses. DuPont started its Six Sigma journey corporately, in 1999, and Don was the first and only Champion for the Corporation. He led the development of Six Sigma from a cost reduction program, through a productivity effort, evolving to a top line growth strategy, to finally a business improvement process. DuPont has validated over $10 billion in Six Sigma benefits from this initiative.
Don earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and a master’s degree in mechanical and aerospace engineering from the University of Delaware. He holds an MBA degree from Duke University. He is a member of the College of Engineering Advisory Council where he has also been formative in the creation of our strategic plan.