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Process Improvement Experts

Empowering people and elevating organizational excellence with Lean Six Sigma principles and business improvement strategies.

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The Lightbulb Moment

Park Avenue Solutions was created to help companies level up and sustain the gains.

Founded in 2005 by engineer and Lean expert Leigh Ann Schildmeier, process improvement consulting firm Park Avenue Solutions helps businesses improve quality, increase productivity, and enhance financial performance with process improvement strategies and training that empower excellence in organizations and teams.

Whether you're looking for an organizational transformation or just an inning or two of good relief pitching to solve an immediate need, we've got you covered. 

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Empower through Education.


Empower through Knowledge.


Elevate to Excellence


Working with You to Create Real, Sustainable Results

Working side-by-side with the people doing the work every day, we utilize their experience with your specific processes, procedures, and tools to help determine the path to improvement.

We won’t take your employees away from revenue-generating work just to give them another title or certificate. With our coaching and facilitation, your staff will get hands-on training in tools and tactics to help solve the problems that you have now.

With Park Avenue Solutions, you will get not only improved processes but an empowered workforce that understands how to work with you to create and sustain excellence in quality, productivity, and profitability.

Park Avenue Solutions is a member of the Wabash Valley Lean Network and a proud sponsor of Women & Hi Tech, fostering collaboration and equality in STEM fields and roles across all industries.


Let's Get Started

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Comprised of engineers with various expertise and experience in industries including healthcare, finance, business services, and manufacturing, the Park Avenue Solutions team and partners use Lean Six Sigma to identify and address outdated and inefficient processes and streamline operations in any area of a company from hiring and administration to frontline services to advanced manufacturing.


Leigh Ann Schildmeier

Founder & President

Specializing in developing, implementing, and training continuous improvement and risk mitigation strategies, Leigh Ann helps clients increase productivity, improve quality and service, and increase profits.


Christian LeSesne

Quality Assurance and Industrial Engineer

As a veteran Quality Assurance and Industrial Engineer, Chris is experienced in developing concepts and systems that improve productivity and quality in manufacturing environments.


Michael Anleitner

FMEA Expert

A widely recognized expert in product development systems & methods, Michael consults, trains, and has authored 2 books and numerous articles on FMEA, cost management, and product development.


Dave Harry

The Process Whisperer®

Experienced Lean Six Sigma Champion, Black Belt, Six Sigma Instructor, and Kata Coach, Dave specializes in business process analysis and project management consulting and training.


Lori Daly

Diversity and Inclusion Consultant

With a background in diversity, hiring, and inclusion in both business and government organizations, Lori is committed to creating improvement practices and processes to increase and sustain disability awareness and inclusion.


Jay Watson

Lean Six Sigma Pioneer

An American Management Educator, with over 40 years' experience in business and industry, Jay Watson is one of the Southwest’s leading pioneers in Process Excellence Lean Six Sigma methodologies.


Cindy Allen Stuckey

Organizational Development & Strategic Human Resources

Certified in Human Performance Improvement and in Business and Executive Coaching, Cindy Allen‐Stuckey has more than 25 years of experience in helping companies translate organizational strategy into action.

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Park Avenue Solutions at Kata Conference