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Kevin Crittendon Named Vice President

GreenWood, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Kevin Crittendon as Vice President of the company.  In this role, Kevin is responsible for all company operations and leads the management team.  Prior to this position, Kevin served as Director of Improvement at GreenWood where he was involved with numerous initiatives that enhanced how GreenWood manages and executes work, as well as measures and monitors company performance.  He has extensive maintenance and operations experience gained from involvement on both the client and company side of the industrial maintenance and operations business.

As a results-focused leader, Kevin has over 25 years of manufacturing-related experience across multiple business functions including Operations, Lean/Six Sigma, Project Management, Information Systems, Maintenance, and Contract Services Management.  He has successfully designed and implemented creative solutions to manufacturing and business process issues resulting in reduced cost, improved quality, increased throughput, and improved delivery.

During his career, Kevin has contributed editorially as an author for industry publication articles and as a presenter at professional association group events.  His topics often center on Maintenance and Business Process Improvements, Lean Tactics, and Standardization of Metrics and Reporting content presented in a manner for practical, real-world application.

Kevin holds a Master of Arts in Executive Leadership earned from Liberty University and an undergraduate Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Management earned from the University of Phoenix.  He also has certifications for AMP – Association Asset Management Professional; CMRP – Certified Maintenance Reliability Professional; and PMP – Project Management Professional.  Kevin was formerly Vice Chair of the Carolinas Chapter for the Society of Maintenance and Reliability Professionals (SMRP).

Kevin Crittendon, Director of Continuous Improvement, recently presented a webinar for the Society for Maintenance and Reliability Professionals (SMRP). Entitled “Organizing and Understanding Data for Sound Asset Management”, the webinar focused on showing the maintenance professional how to obtain, organize and understand data for decisions related to the management of facilities and operational assets.

The focus was on using a common desktop tool (MS Excel) to organize and understand CMMS data in a manner that leads to specific improvement actions. Crittendon used basic data charts to illustrate “where are we towards our objectives” and “what should we focus on for maximum impact”. The MS Excel elements presented included calculated fields, charts, pivot tables and text to columns.

SMRP Annual Conference

The Society for Maintenance and Reliability Professionals (SMRP) 25th Annual Conference recently took place in Kansas City, Missouri with over 1,000 maintenance, reliability and physical asset management professionals attending.  GreenWood’s Kevin Crittendon represented the company while attending numerous sessions and networking opportunities centered on best practice sharing between members.

A wide range of programs and sessions covered topics on leadership, asset management, planning & scheduling, equipment reliability, materials management, and more. If you are not involved with SMRP, we encourage you to do so. They offer a wealth of resources designed to help you expand your knowledge and skills that improve processes and procedures while building connections with others in the industry. Professional development webinars, education programs, certifications, and a knowledge-rich library deep with resources are available to all members.

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