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2012 Missouri Business Conference at UCM

will be on

Wednesday, September 26, 2012


Honorary Host Congresswoman Vickey Hartzler

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Business Innovation Institute

Dockery Suite 101
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660.543.4663


Brad Snyder Brad Snyder

Brad has over 30 years of experience in such diverse areas as Manufacturing Management, Accounting, Medical Systems and Information Systems Technology. He holds a degree in Business Management and an MBA in Technology Management. He holds certifications in Project Management, Change Management and Insight Inventory Personality Profiles and is a Six Sigma Master Black Belt, certified by ASQ.

Brad has served as a technical trainer, workshop/seminar leader and facilitator for TurnKey Manufacturing Seminars, Insight Information Corp., and Mid America Manufacturing Technology Center (MAMTC). Brad is also the Past President of the award-winning Kansas City Chapter of the National Speakers Association.

Brad owns Strategic Advantage, Inc., a Technology Management Consulting firm organized to serve manufacturing, medical and business concerns by helping them improve their processes and to implement and use the latest information technology. He is also a staff consultant for Strategos Inc, an internationally known & well respected industrial consulting firm focused on the Manufacturing industry.

Brad is currently a Consulting Engineer with University of Central Missouri, as a Lean Operations and Six Sigma specialist.

Brad's experience includes:


  • Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship (Certified Facilitator)
  • Experience with Fortune500 Clients
  • Project Management
  • Presentation Skills
  • Military Contracting


  • Plant & Facilities Layout
  • Preventative Maintenance & TPM

Information Systems

  • IT Management
  • Medical Information Systems
  • MRP & ERP


  • High Performance (Lean) Manufacturing
  • Electrical and Mechanical Engineering
  • Advanced Manufacturing & Operations


  • Six Sigma
  • Malcolm Baldrige Award Criteria


  • NIST Certified Trainer - Advanced Manufacturing Specialist Training Program
  • Certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt (ASQ)
  • Examiner, Missouri Quality Award (Baldrige Criteria)
  • Certified FastTrac Facilitator & Administrator (Kaufman Foundation)
  • Certified Project Manager


  • MBA in Technology Management
  • B.S. in Business Administration

Professional Associations

  • American Society for Quality (ASQ)
  • American Production & Inventory Control (APICS)
  • Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME)
  • American Society of Training & Development (AST