What does it mean to earn the U.S. Department of Commerce award for quality and excellence?
Download and listen- on-the-go to Episode 142. Scott and I speak with Celeste Ford, Founder and CEO of Stellar Solutions. The company is a global provider of systems engineering expertise, and a recognized leader in government and commercial aerospace programs that are focused on high impact projects, satisfying customers’ critical needs while realizing employees’ dream jobs.
In addition to receiving the 2017 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, Stellar Solutions has received many other awards over the years including Fortune Magazine’s Great Place to Work (medium company) and Top 500 Women-Owned Businesses in the U.S.
Celeste is a valued member of the boards of multiple organizations in the private and public sectors. She is also a recognized and respected personality in her field, having served on Congressional commissions as well as on panels focused on entrepreneurship and women in business. She is an active advocate of community and charity outreach. (link to Celeste’s full bio below).
You’ll gain insights on:
- What the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award represents
- What surprised Celeste about participating in the Baldrige process
- Immediately useful ideas for deciding whether the Baldrige framework is right for your company