The Pro Action Group Team Bios

Nate Barber

Nate is a man of faith and family with a proven track record of delivering exceptional business results by fostering cultures of continuous improvement and operational excellence. Drawing from his 20+ years of consulting with companies around the globe, he knows that business truly is simple, but not easy. If teams think big, start now, and succeed daily, there’s no limit to what they can achieve together. Drawing upon that philosophy, Nate has transformed manufacturing operations and processes around the world into highly productive, profitable winners.

During his career, he has accrued many significant achievements while directing projects and consulting with clients. Utilizing Lean, Six Sigma, and Agile strategies and tools, combined with a kaizen leadership style Nate has been able to improve products, processes, productivity and services, reduce costs, and increase revenues for various companies. His expertise and leadership have provided a 3x–10x ROI for clients in diverse industries, including oil & gas, heavy manufacturing, software, chemicals, energy, carbon fiber, food and drugs, paper, and others.

Nate holds two engineering degrees from the University of Michigan (BSE Chemical Engineering and BSE Mechanical Engineering) and an MBA from the University of Texas at San Antonio. He is also a registered Professional Engineer and is a Transactional Lean Six Sigma Black Belt.