Yokoten Solutions was founded in 2018 for the purpose of helping organizations maximize their impact by applying continuous improvement principles and practices. 

While lean and other continuous improvement methodologies originated in the manufacturing industry, they are highly applicable to any organization with processes and people.

About Jess Orr (founder):


Jess Orr is a continuous improvement leader and practitioner with over 12 years experience in a variety of industries. She was particularly influenced by the time she spent working directly for Toyota in Georgetown, KY.   

Jess’ approach is focused on engaging and empowering people to  help their organizations reach elevated levels of performance.  Her specific areas of knowledge and skill include process improvement, training and development, strategy deployment, daily management system, change management, A3 problem-solving, as well as traditional lean tools (kanban, 5S, visual management, etc). Together, she and the teams she has served have achieve more than $5MM in sustainable savings for organizations by engaging people in continuous improvement.

Jess is Six Sigma Master Black Belt trained and holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Virginia Tech.