Rick Imig – President and Founder of Benchmark4Excellence:
Elizabeth Conner – Director of Performance Analysis:
With a successful 25-year career in the private sector dealing with Engineering, Operations, Maintenance and Business Services, Rick was asked to look at applying benchmarking techniques to the school environment. Rick has a BSME from the University of Nebraska with substantial experience in business and technical management. Through this program he has tried to develop a fresh way to approach the school business by answering the question, “As a school board member, what would I want to know?”
Elizabeth Conner has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University and has been directing analysis with Benchmark4Excellence for several years. Prior to benchmarking, Elizabeth worked on a NASA contract conducting safety analysis for operations and designs for Extravehicular Activities. Elizabeth currently lives north of Cincinnati with her husband and three children.