Wes Anderson is the Manager of the City of Mississauga’s Lean Program, and is responsible for leading the adoption of Lean as a way of work across the City’s 26 Divisions. Since 2010, Wes has led several major business transformation projects, including a number of service reviews, feasibility studies, organizational changes and the City’s first Lean Pilot Project.
As Manager of the City Lean Program, Wes leads a comprehensive Lean transformation program across the organization, including Lean Belt Training, Money Belt reporting, Lean Daily Management coaching and program marketing. Since 2015, the program has delivered over 70 Lean Engagements, 1,100 Small Improvements and annual cost savings and avoidance of over $5 million dollars.
Previously, Wes has worked as the Manager of Operational Planning for the City’s Parks and Forestry Division, where he was responsible for linking day to day operations with business strategy and maximizing the business efficiency for a 400 employee Division. In his 8 years full time with the City, he has also worked as a Senior Business Advisor and as a Financial Analyst.
Wes earned his degree in Economics & Finance in 2010 from York University, is Lean Black Belt certified, and is currently working towards his CPA Accounting Designation.