Building dream teams to accelerate your lean journey: Heartbeat Leaders first

How high performance teams execute lean, six sigma and firstline leaders to increase profits
Monday, Oct. 29 Location Code
8:00am-12:00pm Mission Beach BC, 3rd level MW/10

Learn how the best teams - dream teams - seem to so naturally and seamlessly boost productivity, bottom-line performance and employee engagement to enable the use of the lean six sigma tool set to make more money year over year, regardless of top line revenue.


Benchmark and learn how to align your organization, improve leader behaviors, improve team engagement, and improve daily execution to attain consistent near perfect performance measured by greater bottom-line earnings. Every business can be a dream team of engaged, high performing leaders who understand how to both improve team performance and use lean, six sigma and daily problem-solving tools to truly create a business where respect for people is more than just a sign on the door. Take the pledge, “I am a Leader. My Team Plays to Win!”


Training Modernization Group, Inc. (TMG) is a registered veteran-owned small business and is a leader in human performance systems, including strategy development, analysis, design, development and implementation. TMG has received numerous awards and recognitions from the American Society of Training and Development (ASTD), with recognized expertise through partnerships with the Association of Manufacturing Excellence (AME), HRQMC, VOW Coalition and New Horizons Regional Education Center.

Presenters: Joseph Barto / Daniel Barto

Joseph Barto is the founder and president of TMG, Inc. A retired U.S. Army lieutenant colonel, he was chief of current operations during Operation Desert Shield for the 24th Infantry Division (Mechanized) and served during Operation Desert Storm. He holds a BS degree in engineering, U.S. Military Academy and a master’s degree in public administration, James Madison University. Founder of the Vet-STRONG program, he is a board member for the AME Southeast Region and the New Horizons Regional Education Center Foundation, He is also on the steering committee for the Hampton Roads Quality Management Council and is chair of the workforce development committee of the Virginia Offshore Wind Coalition. 

Daniel Barto is a business development manager for TMG. He identifies markets to explore, and pursues future clients and partners to grow the business. Since joining TMG, he has assumed the role of deputy program manager for New Horizons Regional Education Center, working on The Good Life Solution Program whose goal is to connect employers on the Virginia Peninsula with qualified graduates of the Career and Technical Education Center. Previous to TMG, he worked in the residential house redevelopment industry as an investment acquisition manager purchasing property for a real estate investor. Barto received a BSc degree from the business school at James Madison University.