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Lean Bench Members

Lean Bench

Meet the Lean Bench members

Lean Bench is powered by the hard work and skills of the Lean Bench members. The selected individuals are recognized as process improvement experts across the institution.

Lean Bench Managers

  • Shawn Munro, Sr. Business Process Analyst, Jacobs School of Engineering
  • Prachi Raheja, Continuous Improvement Lead, IT Services

2020 Cohort

  • Valeria Estrada, Biorepository and Tissue Technology Shared Resource
  • James Ferris, Mathematics
  • Francyss Jesson, Career Center
  • Manisha Kanodia, IT Services, Academic Technology
  • Adriana Long, Academic Resource Center - VCHS Central Services
  • Ana Portlock, BFS, Integrated Procure to Pay Solutions (IPPS)
  • Michael Salas, Housing Dining Hospitality
  • Justin Tiemeyer, IT Services

OSI Partnership Team

  • Lynette Essey
  • Kristin Kielich
  • Darcy Frailey
  • Stephen Larkin
  • Antonio Nava
  • Allorah Pradenas
  • Bradley Sollenberger

2019 Cohort

  • Valeria Estrada, Biorepository and Tissue Technology Shared Resource
  • Manisha Kanodia, IT Services, Academic Technology
  • Adriana Long, Academic Resource Center - VCHS Central Services
  • Michael Salas, Housing Dining Hospitality
  • Ana Portlock, BFS, Integrated Procure to Pay Solutions (IPPS)
  • Harrison Watts, IT Services, Research Information Services

OSI Partnership Team

  • Traci Carpenter
  • Lynette Essey
  • Kristin Kielich
  • Stephen Larkin
  • Antonio Nava
  • Allorah Pradenas
  • Ricardo Santiago
  • Bradley Sollenberger

2018 Cohort

  • Marina Bogdanova, Housing Dining Hospitality 
  • Stasi Chase, Policy & Records Administration 
  • Marisol Christinson, Electronic Research Administration Program 
  • Justin Clow, Information Technology Services 
  • Jennifer Leich, Office of Contract and Grants Administration 
  • Kenny Li, Information Technology Services
  • Adriana Long, Academic Resource Center - VCHS Central Services 
  • Linda Luna, Integrated Procure-to-Pay Solutions 
  • Rosemarie Mirano-Del Mar, Program Management and Business Integration 
  • Michael Salas, Housing Dining Hospitality
Questions? Contact the Lean Bench program team: leanbench@ucsd.edu