Cedar Street Companies – Thomas Kim
Thomas Kim is a managing partner and Chief Operating Officer at Cedar Street Companies. With a background in Lean Production and Six Sigma, Thomas establishes and drives performance goals in the business. He is responsible for organizational development, metrics, processes, and technology to achieve scalability and to maximize the return on shareholder investment.
Before joining Cedar, Thomas implemented restructuring and turnaround strategies in both businesses and non-profit organizations. Prior engagements include manufacturing restructuring for The Morey Corporation, Asia supply chain development for Encompass Lighting Group, synergistic research and design for Caterpillar Construction Products, and tool design standard development for Motorola’s cellular division. He has a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Thomas is an itinerant speaker, having delivered lectures at the Institute of Business Forecasting, disaster-recovery training in Japan and Haiti, and Bible teaching at various churches and conferences.