Kenneth C. (Chris) Gass is Specialized Quality Publications'
founder, owner and principal consultant.He is a senior member of the American Society for Quality and an ASQ Certified Quality Auditor.He
has written several books and journal articles on procedure compliance.Chris is a keynote speaker and has been a guest on public radio, promoting teaming and procedure compliance methods.He previously held various technical and management positions in several major corporations, where he built and tested the model that forms the foundation of SQP.His
work is referred to in such books as Juran's
Quality Handbook, Juran Institute's
Six Sigma Breakthrough and Beyond: Quality Performance Breakthrough Methods, and The Leader's Handbook.The La Crosse Tribune
referred to Gass
as "an expert in quality improvement."
Chris and his
wife, Lauri, have six children and six grandchildren.