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Crittenden (Crit) Fisher, Jr.





Crit Fisher has 16 years of Toyota experience, and 14 years experience as a True Lean instructor, while also supporting Toyota suppliers.

While at Toyota, Crit worked in Quality Engineering where he:

  • planned and administered Quality Assurance activity;
  • issued Quality standards and then monitored conditions to stabilize as required;
  • advised, developed, & improved collaboration between Toyota and suppliers; and,
  • utilized 8-step problem solving to isolate process issues within Toyota and its suppliers.

He also advised and supported new project launch management, planned & had oversight of investigations, and planned & introduced new equipment.  As a True Lean Instructor and Coach, Crit has taught, coached, and mentored numerous individuals in all industries on the principles, practices, and culture of TPS and Toyota Way.

Prior to Toyota and True Lean, Crit had 18 years manufacturing experience, working at Rockwell, Clark Equipment, and General Electric, for a total of 48-plus years in manufacturing and business.  He holds a BS in Industrial Technology, and an AA in Drafting Technology from EKU.