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Nicholas D. Skovran – MS, ASQ Fellow, CQE & CSSBB, Exemplar Global-QMS-LA

Nicholas D. Skovran is president of Quality Horizons LLC responsible for operations and quality practice. Quality Horizons LLC helps organizations to reorganize, redesign and change their people, organizations and operations to be cost competitive while improving the quality of customer service. His signature is to facilitate people and organizations from ideas to implementation.

Nick has over 40 years of experience and a broad understanding of steel, construction, manufacturing, health systems, health insurer and government contracting entities.

Mr. Skovran holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Management from Purdue University, a Master of Science in Engineering Degree from the University of Dayton.
Nick has served as a Pennsylvania State Quality Award Examiner for three years for the Keystone Alliance for Performance Excellence {KAPE}.

Nick has been a senior member of ASQ since 1993 and is a member of the American Statistical Association. He served as the Section Chair of the 2014 Senior Leadership Committee of the ASQ Pittsburgh Section. Nick was also elected as the 2014 Board Member of the Year for the Center for Victims.

As a member of the Pittsburgh Section of ASQ Education Committee, Nick has been teaching the Certified Quality Engineer course since 1996 and was instrumental in transferring the curriculum to a webinar offering. Nick has also been teaching the Certified Six Sigma Black Belt course since 2001, the Certified Six Sigma Green Belt course since 2002 and the Certified Six Sigma Yellow Belt since 2015.


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