Share. Learn. Grow.

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 Katie Anderson at or 650-796-0581. Interested in joining? Get an introduction to the AME San Francisco Bay Area Consortium and learn more about the benefits, offerings and more.


Bring a Problem Learning Session

Join the San Francisco Bay Area Consortium for our next virtual learning session.

Bring forward a problem you've seen, or join the discussion to help others find solutions. Come collaborate and share resources with other Consortium members.

You can also volunteer to host an upcoming Bring a Problem Learning Session.

Email us for more information.

July 22nd

Noon - 1:00pm

Meets Monthly

AME Consortia has launched a new 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:

  • Best practice sharing and knowledge

  • Group collaboration on challenges and opportunities

  • Opportunity to connect and engage with other industry leaders

  • Operations and management systems experiences

  • Virtual Gemba Walks

  • Present on projects and outcomes

  • Lean development opportunities

  • Peer to peer learning, sharing and growing

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

Site Visit

Save the date: Genentech South San Francisco will host our next in-person site visit on September 9th. This is a great opportunity to connect with other Consortium members.

More details are coming soon.

September 9th

Time is to-be-confirmed.


July 12th, 19th, and 26th

Registration is free for AME members.

Workforce of the Future Virtual Summit

This summit will be presented on three non-consecutive days: July 12, 19 and 26. Each day will focus on a different theme: Workforce, technology, and leadership. Thought leaders and lean practitioners will share what they are doing to reimagine their workplace and reskill employees.

Participate in keynotes, presentations and tours designed to inspire you in launching initiatives that support creating an engaged workforce to attract and retain talent.

From hiring new employees to training existing ones, see how benchmark organizations are creating a multi-generational workforce that's ready to overcome adversity, embrace emerging technologies, and more.

See the schedule for more information.

AME International Conference

Hosted at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel, the 38th annual AME conference will bring together lean practitioners from the front office to the front lines and from every industry and every corner of the earth. See operational excellence in action on local tours, learn from fellow continuous improvement practitioners during presentations and interactive sessions, hear from inspiring keynote speakers, grow your professional network, and much more.

Realize the power of disruption, from advancing technology, diverse and inclusive thinking, a desire for purpose and sustainability, and a holistic enterprise-wide picture.

Learn more here.

October 17th-20th


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


Kaiser Permanente - North Valley Sacramento region

Stanford Children's Health

UCSF Medical Center

UCSF University

Veriflo/Parker Hannifin