Welcome ASQ Members!

Help needed: We are still seeking assistance from our members to find & schedule speakers for BOTH the Technical AND Membership Sessions at our monthly meetings. If you can help by speaking at one of the sessions yourself, can recommend a speaker or can assist the committee on a regular basis, please contact the Section Chair or another Leadership member.


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ASQ Cleveland is looking for an opportunity to visit a local company for a membership meeting in 2019. If your company is interested in hosting the Section for a monthly meeting and facility tour, contact the Section Chair or Programming Chair. (Use of a cafeteria or similar area would be helpful for dinner.)

Welcome new members! (May):

Devon Bolling, Joel Karczewski, Mitch Kokish,

Eva Kujawa, Janaya Narvaez, Patricia Noyes



Location:       Tri-C Corporate College East: 4400 Richmond Rd, Cleveland, OH 44128, unless otherwise noted (click here for printer-friendly directions).


From I-271: Take the LOCAL lanes to the Harvard Road exit. Turn west onto Harvard Road. Turn left (south) onto Richmond Road, Corporate College East will be on your right.

5:15 to 5:45 PM                      Technical Session – *when listed*
5:45 to 6:30 PM                      Networking. Also, Dinner *only* when listed (reservation required)
6:30 to 7:30 PM                      Presentation/Questions

When dinner is listed, reservations for dinner are REQUIRED to allow proper planning to ensure everyone who placed a reservation receives a meal.

Dinner cost is $5. Call the Meeting Reservation Line at 216-556-0723 to register for dinner and/or meetings no later than 12 o’clock noon the Monday prior to the Wednesday meeting.

Meeting schedule:

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 – Corporate College East

5:15 PM – Technical Session – TBD, none scheduled yet
*** THERE IS NO Dinner currently scheduled for May ***
6:30 PM – Member Session – Polly Tonti, “Change Management – Influencing and Driving Change.”

ASQ members will learn about influencing and driving change and gain insight on how to inspire team members to take leadership of change.   Learn your role implementing change in the workplace, and learn the phases of change that people experience when undertaking a new initiative.

Polly Tonti, BA Education – Ohio Wesleyan University, CPLP, Strengths Strategy Coach, Master Trainer for Center for Leadership Studies (Situational Leadership)

Polly is a skilled facilitator and coach with Corporate College thru her organization, Leadership Performance Solutions.   She is a highly regarded facilitator and coach in the areas of leadership, presentation skills, interviewing, emotional intelligence, and in the application of Clifton StrengthsFinder. She is known for engaging participants and adapting content to assist members in applying content. Her expertise in facilitation has earned her ASTD’s CPLP certification (Certified Professional in Learning & Performance).

Polly Tonti was formerly with Charles Schwab working with senior leaders through front-line managers developing leadership skills. Polly’s expertise in Strengths and Situational Leadership made her a valued contributor to the success of many Schwab leaders. While at Charter One Bank, Polly led the Corporate Training Department and established career development roadmaps for various management teams.

Polly’s belief is to support individuals in realizing their maximum potential by applying their talents in both personal and professional interactions.

*** No Member meetings in June, July and August ***

Have a great summer!


Wednesday, September 18, 2019 – Corporate College East

5:15 PM – Technical Session – TBD, none scheduled yet
*** THERE IS NO Dinner currently scheduled for September ***
6:30 PM – Member Session – John Gaul, “Bringing Lean to Life.”