MNASQ collaborates with Performance Excellence Network to organize a non-competing collaborative Executive Roundtable and networking event to discuss common organizational challenges and share stories around best practices.


This event provides area executives an opportunity for business and organizational leaders to build their professional network, share best practices, and receive firsthand knowledge of successful strategies and solutions from their peers. This informative and interactive discussion allows participants to discover potential solutions to their most pressing problems.


For your convenience, the following files from previous Executive Roundtables are available for download.

2014 Files

2014 Detailed Agenda

Opening Keynote: Leading Quality in Transformational Times. Dr. Stephen Hacker, ASQ Chair and CEO, Transformation Systems International, LLC.

Turning Vision into Action: Aligning Mission, Strategy, and Measures at Be the Match.  Bette Braem and John Rudrud, Be the Match National Marrow Donor Program.

Employee Engagement and Customer Satisfaction. Mary Blegen, US Bank.

Lunch Keynote: Leadership’s Role in Sustaining a Customer-Focused Performance Excellence Culture. Brian Lassiter, President, Performance Excellence Network.

Journey to Redefine and Sustain a Quality Culture. Ken Brown, BSCI.

Quality Through your Customer’s Eyes.  Jim Tincher, Heart of the Customer.

Sample Journey Maps

ASQ Emerging Quality Leaders Program

ASQ / Forbes Study on Culture of Quality

The Conference Board: CEO Challenge 2014 – available at

The Conference Board: DNA of Engagement – available at

2013 Files

2013 Detailed Agenda

Mary Russell: HealthPartners Lean Engagement

Luanne Pendy: Medtronic: A Focus on Quality

2012 Files

2012 Detailed Agenda

Emergence – the ASQ 2011 Future of Quality study

Laurel Nelson-Rowe’s presentation on the Future of Quality

Tom Gillaspy’s presentation: The New Normal

Theresa Wagner’s Cargill Kitchen Solutions presentation: Culture of Innovation

2012 MNASQ Executive Roundtable Report

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What your peers had to say about this event: 2012 Roundtable Survey Results

IC4P TrendWatcher Report: Executive Leadership: Trending Toward Trouble

Questions?  Please feel free to contact:

Karen Maskell
MNASQ Chair Elect
(612) 382-0203  mobile