Track: Organizational Excellence

Have you ever wondered how to innovate within your organization in a structured and deliberate manner? Join us and learn how business practices, such as LEAN Six Sigma, can be leveraged to support you throughout your innovation journey. Tools and processes will be shared along with a case study demonstrating the power of this model of design. Participants will be encouraged to engage in identifying next steps in planning to execute within their own organizations. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Be exposed to LEAN Six Sigma processes  
  • Learn about innovation processes that can be utilized  
  • See an example of LEAN Innovation via a case study 
  • Begin to plan LEAN innovation tactics to utilize within their own agencies 


  • Jill Huynh, vice president of new business development, Beech Acres Parenting Center 
  • Ricka' Berry, director of quality improvement and program evaluation, Beech Acres Parenting Center  

Jill Huynh 
Vice President, New Business Development 
Beech Acres Parenting Center 

Jill Huynh is the vice president for new business development at Beech Acres Parenting Center, which is a parent-focused, family-centered organization with the mission of inspiring and equipping today’s parents, families, and communities to raise capable, caring, contributing children. Hunyh oversees transformative and innovative projects that will guide Beech Acres into the future by responding to the needs of today’s parents in creative and innovative ways.  

Huynh has been employed at Beech Acres for 20 years. Prior to joining the Beech Acres team, she was the intake coordinator for Psych Systems of Cincinnati. She was employed at St. Joseph’s Orphanage as a child mental health clinician for four years in Hamilton County communities, before her work at Beech Acres. Hunyh has participated in numerous speaking engagements, trainings and parenting workshops throughout the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky area addressing parenting and mental health issues.  

Hunyh has been a Licensed Social Worker in the state of Ohio since 1994. She graduated with honors from the University of Louisville with two bachelor’s degrees ─ one in psychology and the other in sociology.  

Ricka' Berry 
Vice President of Child Welfare Programs
Beech Acres Parenting Center 

Ricka' Berry is the vice president of child welfare programs at Beech Acres Parenting Center. She has been employed at Beech Acres for more than 15 years and has expertise in program design, research, and data analytics. Berry has recently achieved her LEAN Six Sigma Black Belt and is a master in project management. She has many accomplishments and accolades, but is most proud of her daughter, Amaya.