Mark Lindsey graduated from Cal State University Long Beach with a BS in Industrial Technology and later obtained a MBA from West Coast University. He has been active within ASQ’s Orange Empire Section for 30+ years earning multiple certifications (i.e. CSSBB, CMQ/OE, CQE, CQA).
During the last 12 years he has served in a variety of supporting roles on the ASQ Leadership Council where he currently is the Education Committee Chair and Instructor for many of the ASQ Certification Refresher/Prep Courses and a presenter at numerous ASQ Conferences, Seminars, and Clinics at the National, Division, and Section Levels.
In addition, he serves as part-time Professor at the Cal State University Fullerton School of Business teaching Quality Management and is also occasionally utilized by other Training Organizations for in-house training on Quality related topics ( ASQ Certifications, Quality Fundamentals, Lean Six Sigma, AIAG Core Tools – APQP, PPAP, FMEA, Control Plans, SPC & Process Capability, MSA, Root Cause Analysis, etc).
Mark has served as a Quality Engineer in various industries (i.e. Aerospace/Defense, Electronics Manufacturing, Heavy Equipment Manufacturing, and Amusement and Recreation). He has led numerous projects with strategic suppliers and with internal business operations to improve the effectiveness and efficiencies of their operations.
For the last 13+ years, Mark has been a full time Cast Member of the Worldwide Safety and Assurance Team for the Walt Disney Parks & Resorts where he supports a myriad of processes in sustaining the Attractions to be safe and reliable for their Guests’ enjoyment. He has received awards at Disney for contributions in Safety and Quality with its internal business partners and key suppliers.
Mark continues to serve as a part-time Instructor for organizations serving the greater Orange County area where he enjoys networking to share experiences and to learn from others on how to effectively deal with problems (spend less time firefighting) in order to be able to focus on how to make “good” “great”.