Elevating San Francisco Bay Area businesses towards operational excellence with the promotion of people-centric leadership, lean concepts and continuous improvement. 

Is your company located in the San Francisco Bay Area and committed to continuous improvement? Are you seeking ways to accelerate your improvement journey, deliver better value to your customers, and engage your workforce? Join the AME San Francisco Bay Area Consortium today and become part of a collaborative learning network of local companies that are committed to performance excellence and collaborative learning. Established in 2017, the AME San Francisco Bay Area Consortium brings together diverse companies and their leaders to share, learn, and grow together.

Consortium membership is open to companies from any industry (manufacturing, health care, financial services, software, distribution, information technology, and more) with a desire to share and learn to become part of this practitioner-to-practitioner network. Leverage collective resources and knowledge and improve your approach to improvement!

For more information about the AME San Francisco Bay Area Consortium, contact Interested in joining? Get an introduction to the AME San Francisco Bay Area Consortium and learn more about the benefits, offerings and more.

Our Event Types

Roundtable - A focused discussion on an identified topic. Attendance usually <20-25 for targeted individuals from our member companies to allow for sharing and discussion. 

Sharing / Learning Session - A presentation by a select member company (or individual) on an identified topic (for 20-40 minutes) with open Q&A and discussion. This type of event is open to all Consortium members (not limited in number when virtual).

Workshops - open to all, minding the maximum limit set for that specific event.

In-Person Event / Site Visit - Consortium lead members to manage open spaces and identify participants who would benefit from the opportunity. 

Corporate / Broad AME - AME events hosted by corporate/regional AME are open to our member companies, and individuals can typically register directly via These events include webinars, conferences, and more.


AME Consortia has a Special Interest Group (SIG) for Healthcare Leaders.

The San Francisco Bay Area and Cleveland Consortia are the founding members and invite their healthcare members and other Consortia members to be part of this new SIG.

Who should participate? Operational Leaders, Business Leaders, CI Leaders & all other healthcare leaders that will find this opportunity valuable.

Areas of interest & benefits:

Email us to join the group and be added to the distribution list for upcoming meeting invites. 


Safety Special Interest Group (hosted by AME St. Louis)

Meets monthly on the 3rd Wednesday - Open invitation to SFBA members

The topic for this meeting is Recordable Injury / OSHA Visit / Brake Press Machine Guarding, hosted by Heather Campbell of Duke Manufacturing. 

Reach out to with any questions or to get access to the Zoom link for this meeting.


We are excited to have you as part of the AME San Francisco Bay Area Consortium and look forward to the opportunity to share, learn and grow with your organization.


E&J Gallo Winery

El Camino Health


Kaiser Permanente - North Valley Sacramento Region


Stanford Medicine Children's Health

UCSF Medical Center

UCSF University

Veriflo/Parker Hannifin