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Scott Sedam President & CEO, TrueNorth Development

Scott Sedam, Speaker from TrueNorth Development

Scott Sedam is President of TrueNorth Development, an internationally-known consulting and training firm focused exclusively on the building industry. Now in its 15th year with a staff of five field consultants, TrueNorth conducts consulting projects and training workshops with more than 200 builder, supplier & trade clients in the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Mexico. During the recent industry downturn, TrueNorth’s LeanBuilding™ processes have saved clients more than $200 million, demonstrating clearly how to improve product, process and profit without compromising builder, supplier and trade relationships. Scott Sedam’s presentations are a popular feature at industry conferences and company meetings and he has published a monthly article in the industry for more than 15 years. Currently Scott serves as contributing editor for Professional Builder Magazine and writes the weekly “Lean Building” blog on He is a passionate advocate of the application of Lean Methods as the one way to reduce cost without the collateral damage that inhibits long-term growth and success. Scott has been a past examiner for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.

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May 15-17, 2019