LEAN Frog Attends 44th Annual AASBO Conference

This week members of the LEAN Frog team will be attending the 44th Annual Alabama Association

The LEAN Frog Booth

The LEAN Frog Booth

of School Business Officials conference in Orange Beach, Alabama.  LEAN Frog will have a booth at the Vendor Product Showcase featuring the release of our new web-based software SchoolSHARE.

SchoolSHARE is a unique solution to assist school districts in optimizing the use of obsolete resources both internally across the district and externally with other districts.

Also, at this year’s conference we have a special give away package that supports the Susan G. Komen Foundation.  The Komen Foundation has invested over $2.2 billion in research and life-saving community programs for breast cancer victims.  Beating Breast Cancer is near and dear to the LEAN Frog team.  Many of us have had parents and friends deeply affected by this illness.  If you are at the conference, make sure to stop by our booth and register to not only win some cool prize packages, but to also win the opportunity to have $100 donations made to Komen Foundation on your behalf by LEAN Frog.

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LEAN Frog Team Member Awarded PMP Certification

JohnHuntsville, AL – John Higginbotham, a LEAN Frog Team member, has recently received the Project Management Institute’s prestigious Project Management Professional (PMP) credential.  This is the most important industry-recognized certification for project managers. Globally recognized and demanded, the PMP recognizes demonstrated competence in leading and directing project teams.  This certification compliments John’s Six Sigma Green Belt Certification.  Together these credentials highlight John’s ability to lead sustainable improvement projects.  LEAN Frog is honored to have John on board.

Congratulations John for a job well done!

Started in 2009 LEAN Frog is a Huntsville, Alabama-based Company that utilizes Lean Six Sigma tools to help organizations strengthen, streamline and grow their companies by “making efficiency easy.”

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LEAN Frog Nominated Best Places to Work 2013 Contender

Huntsville, AL – LEAN Frog is proud to be a nominated as one of the Best Places to Work  in North Alabama.   LEAN Frog is honored to be 1 of 17 companies nominated in the  Mirco Category:  10 to 20 Employees.



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LEAN Frog Proudly Supports 35th Annual North Alabama UNCF Gala

The LEAN Frog team had the pleasure of supporting and attending this year’s 35th Annual North Alabama UNCF Gala.  This event was especially dear to the LEAN Frog team as one our team members, Erika Andrews, served on the Gala Planning Committee.  The evening was both entertaining and enlightening as the program highlighted the impact that UNCF has had in our local community in support of

LF Team Members From Left to Right: John and Melinda Higgnbotham; Byron and Sherri Headrick; Dave Knowles; and Erika and Broderick Andrews

LEAN Frog Team Members From Left to Right: John and Melinda Higgnbotham; Byron and Sherri Headrick; Dave Knowles; and Erika and Broderick Andrews

Oakwood University and its students.  We had the pleasure of hearing directly from several Oakwood students regarding the need for and the positive impact of UNCF scholarships in both their academic and family life.

Please take the time to donate today to support our local University and students.  Simply follow the link below:



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LEAN Frog Launching New Education Green Belt Certification

HUNTSVILLE, AL – Headed by CEO Byron Headrick utilizing his Master Six Sigma certification, LEAN Frog has recently developed a new Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification program to help Greenbeltpublic education administrators and their support teams find more effective solutions to their wide variety of challenges and concerns. This unique new certification program will be made available this summer 2013 and is designed to provide both a detailed understanding of the Lean Six Sigma methodology, as well as how to practically apply the Lean Six Sigma tools within a school or school district.  This new program will be geared to help school staff develop innovative approaches to both educational and operational processes, as well as to provide a tool set to rapidly solve problems and address issues through continuous improvement.

The LEAN Frog team has already made great strides in the field of education working with several school districts in Alabama over the last few years, most notably the Huntsville City School District. Through their work with LEAN Frog, the Huntsville school system was able to find over $7 Million dollars in savings through the application of Lean Six Sigma.

Started in 2009, Lean Frog is a Huntsville-based company that specializes in utilizing Lean Six Sigma approaches to help schools, municipalities and businesses strengthen, streamline and grow their organizations.  It’s “Efficiency made easy.”

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LEAN Frog President Achieves Master Six Sigma Rank

HUNTSVILLE, AL – Lean Frog Business Solutions has one more achievement to add it its long list of credentials. President of LEAN Frog Byron Headrick has recently been awarded his Master Six Sigma Certification.

According to the American Society of Quality Control (ASQ), the Master Six Sigma Certification is a significant achievement, stating “certification is a mark of career excellence and aimed at individuals who possess exceptional expertise and knowledge of current industry practice. Master Black Belts have outstanding leadership ability, are innovative, and demonstrate a strong commitment to the practice and advancement of quality and improvement.”

Started in 2009 by founder Byron Headrick, LEAN Frog is a Huntsville, Alabama-based company that utilizes Lean Six Sigma tools to help organizations strengthen, streamline and grow their companies by “making efficiency easy.”

Byron Headrick has over 20 years of experience using LEAN Six Sigma tools.  His areas of concentration include manufacturing, small businesses, medical professions and recently School Districts in Alabama.  He has, to date, completed assessments and made recommendations in many non-instructional School District departments throughout Alabama — Huntsville City Schools; Madison City Schools; Madison County Schools; Morgan County Schools; Chambers County Schools; Tallapoosa County Schools; Fayette County Schools; Phenix City Schools. Most notable is Byron’s on gong work with Huntsville City Schools where in 2012, LEAN Frog helped to save the school system over $7 Million.

Byron was recently nominated for Executive of the Year for the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber of Commerce and his company was named a Finalist for the Madison Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year. He was named to the Presidential Who’s Who Among Business and Professional Achievers of 2009-2010, and Calhoun Community College awarded him recognition for contributions toward the Center for Manufacturing Innovations Initiative in 2008.

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