Our greatest freedom is the freedom to choose our attitude.Victor Frankl
In the classroom, Jodi thinks of herself as a coach. Her role is to show people how new ideas and techniques can help them improve their own work and to provide practical, controlled ways to practice the idea or technique. For example, when people begin to ask questions and to share with each other during a class, she knows they will successfully apply what they have learned.
Jodi McMahon has over 30 years of managerial and engineering experience with multinational enterprises in several industries, including electronics, coatings for plastics, flexible packaging, software development, and equipment manufacturing. At MRA, she works as a business advisor and instructor.
- Developed more robust company management processes using quality management system audits to find areas for improvement. Audits were done in-person or virtually.
- Skilled in equipping managers and individual contributors with the tools they need to succeed through project management and lean sigma training.
- Developed and delivered a continuous improvement system training program for a company that went on to win the Malcolm Baldridge National Quality Award.
Jodi holds an undergraduate degree in biology and chemistry from Valparaiso University. Her Master of Science degree in Engineering Management from Milwaukee School of Engineering included program specialization in quality management.
Professional & Community
Jodi is a senior member of the national ASQ professional society. She serves on the leadership team for the ASQ Milwaukee Section. She is a Certified Principal Auditor (certificate 114546) for ISO 9001:2015 quality management systems through Exemplar Global. She is a contributing author to the ASQ-published book The ASQ Supply Chain Management Primer. She serves as an innovations coach for several local religious organizations.