Portrait of Jeff Pierce

Contact Information

MMEC Field Office
Montana West Economic Development
44 2nd Ave. West
Kalispell, MT 59901

Phone: (509) 885-4362
Email: Jeff Pierce


Jeff Pierce has more than twenty years of experience implementing process improvements in production and maintenance, working across the Pacific Northwest in industries ranging from semiconductors to frozen foods to medical equipment.  As an MBA graduate and certified Project Management Professional, he has solid training in planning, fiscal, and management techniques, combined with extensive hands-on knowledge from the production floor.  He thrives on finding creative solutions to increase production, decrease downtime, resolve conflict, improve morale and develop employees.


  • Plant Management and Operations
  • Process Improvement
  • Lean Theory and Lean Design
  • Theory of Constraints
  • Project Management
  • Team building, Training, and talent development
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Six Sigma
  • Critical Chain
  • Communication and Negotiation

Education & Professional Background

  • M.B.A., George Fox University, Newberg, OR
  • B.S., Management and Organizational Leadership, George Fox University, Newberg, OR

Professional Credentials

  • Certified Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Six Sigma Black Belt certification 
  • Lean Sigma Green Belt certifcation
  • Lean/Design for Six Sigman certification