As a Lean Black Belt and organization transformation professional, Nicholas Comeau develops, coaches, and facilitates complex process improvement projects throughout Commonwealth Medicine. He and his team guide internal strategic planning efforts, system design, and change management initiatives that help ensure Commonwealth Medicine achieves operational excellence to deliver measurable positive impact to our clients. They also lead and implement process and quality improvement projects for external clients.
Before joining Commonwealth Medicine, Comeau served as senior process improvement specialist at UMass Memorial Health Care, providing oversight and guidance towards the organization’s journey of continuous improvement. He helped build a foundation of problem solving across the health care system and led strategy deployment within multiple departments. Prior to that, he was a process engineer at Teradyne, Inc., a leader in industrial automation, helping deliver life-saving medical equipment and data storage systems to market.
Comeau served as a graduate instructor of health systems modeling and improvement at the Foisie Business School at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI). He is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives, the Institute of Industrial Engineers, and the Society for Health Systems.
Comeau earned a Bachelor of Science in industrial engineering from WPI.