|Ben Graham, CFSP|
Profile: Dr. Ben S. Graham, Jr.
Job Title: Chairman
Company: The Ben Graham Corporation
Stats: Born 19 May 31; married; father 4: grandfather 11.
Education: BA, BFA, MBA, PhD
Career: Introduced to process improvement by my father during the 1950s. Conducted my first process improvement workshop in 1960 while employed by Avon as Director of Systems. Left Avon and set up my own business in process improvement training and consulting in 1962. Since then have conducted over 300 workshops and trained people from over 1,000 organizations. (Have trained over 200 people in a number of organizations.)
Professional: On the recommendation of my father became associated with several professional societies early in my career. Have been actively involved with The Institute of Industrial Engineers, The Society for the Advancement of Management, The Improvement Institute, The Business Forms Management Association and many others to a lesser extent.
What I Enjoy: I enjoy hearing about, sometimes observing or occasionally being a part of excellent performances. It doesn't matter if the performance is mundane or earth shaking; sports, farming, medicine, military, housekeeping, even personal appearance and of course process improvement, if it is done with excellence, I admire it. I admire mastery and masters.
Recommendation: Do your best at whatever you have the chance to do. BFMA and CFSP can help you towards your best. And, enjoy life while you are doing it.