CIRAS Staff News

Emily Betz has joined CIRAS as a project manager specializing in process improvement.

Emily has more than 10 years of experience using Lean principles to help companies solve their business challenges. She has helped hundreds of organizations examine their processes to gain efficiencies and improve productivity. Emily has worked in multiple sectors including manufacturing, construction, finance, agriculture, food manufacturing, government, education, logistics, and warehousing. Emily earned a bachelor’s degree from Central College and a master’s degree from the State University of New York, Stony Brook. She is a Workplace Lean certified master trainer and earned a certificate in Lean Manufacturing from the Lean Enterprise Institute administered by the University of Nebraska. Emily comes to CIRAS from Des Moines Area Community College where she was a business consultant.

Emily will help Iowa organizations improve processes in production and knowledge work. She is based in the Des Moines area and serves clients throughout the state.

For more information, contact Emily Betz at or 515-567-0216.