Senior Advisor, Lean Facilitator
Lucia "Lucy" Nelson serves as a Senior Advisor, Lean Facilitator at Purdue Healthcare Advisors (PHA). In this role, Lucy teaches and advises hospitals and healthcare agencies throughout Indiana and the Midwest that are in various stages as they adopt lean methodologies.
Prior to joining PHA, Lucy served in various capacities including management, engineering, and process improvement. She spent more than 20 years improving overall manufacturing quality in automotive, cabinetry, nutritional, and pharmaceutical products. Lucy has implemented various lean projects, helping to improve processes and increase throughput and overall customer satisfaction.
Lucy holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering technology from Purdue University with a minor in computer-integrated manufacturing technology. She is a certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and Shainin Green Belt.