Administrative TitleDirector of Continuous Quality Improvement
Adjunct Faculty – Course Director
UnitOffice of Assessment Accreditation and Continuous Quality Improvement
Academic and Student Programs Department: School of Medicine
Mondays and Fridays 10 am to noon or by appointment.
AddressVera Prentis Lande Building
550 E. Canfield St., Suite 313
Detroit, MI 48201
Kanye Gardner is a forward-thinking, purpose-driven Supply Chain Management and Organizational Development specialist with more than 20 years of experience. He has led various dynamic teams within several complex organizations with proven success. He has a true understanding of the discipline of Continuous Improvement (Lean Six Sigma, WCM, TQM), Supply Chain Management (Procurement, Planning and Scheduling, Operations, Fiscal Responsibility), Organizational Excellence (Malcolm Baldridge Performance Excellence) and Leadership Development. Also, he has a background in health and safety and was responsible for leading the development of Occupational Safety and Health Administration and Department of Transportation-related training programs. In addition, Gardner has a passion for coaching and people development, and is a certified Master Life Coach.
More than 20 years of professional of work experience, the last six with the School of Medicine
Wayne State University –Master's of Business Administration - Operations Management & Leadership Development
Wayne State University – B.S. Business Administration – Business Logistics / Global Supply Chain Management
Lean Six Sigma Black Belt
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt
Certified Master Life Coach
Certified Professional Life Coach