About TMG, Inc.
The TMG “Why” is to help HeartBeat Leaders, Lead High Performing Teams. For the last 17 years, we have been privileged to travel the world to partner with organizations who believe our core hypothesis, “If we align our organizations and improve leader behaviors, then we will increase team engagement and improve our business performance.” Since our first partnership with Newport News Shipbuilding to modernize their Welding Training Program to our expanding portfolio today, we have been driven by our core values of Do the Right Thing, It is ALL about the Relationship, Run a Good Business, and There is no such thing as a Coincidence. Learn more about TMG’s History.
Design, Develop, Implement, Sustain
Team Performance Improvement
Every organization is a unique entity with its own culture, team dynamic, and business norms. Understanding the current state of your team, along with the market forces and customer requirements that dictate how you measure success, enable TMG, Inc. to develop a fully customized Team Performance Improvement (TPI) Program that will move the group toward consistent, near-perfect performance. The elements of each TPI Program vary depending upon the operational circumstances, but often contain some blend of the following elements: Benchmarking Analysis, Organizational Physicals, Leader Development, Production Skills Training, Team Engagement, Training Program Development, and Talent Acquisition and Retention. TMG’s tailored solutions leverage decades of onsite experience with modern instructional and training technology to bring the right people and processes to bear to achieve your specific goals. Contact TMG Today
Training & Program Management
Lean & Continuous Improvement
Our team of Master Black Belts and Certified Lean Six Sigma Instructors can help your business accelerate its lean journey to build an effective, sustainable culture of continuous improvement. TMG can augment your current staff by providing continuous improvement project management and facilitation to execute Kaizen and Rapid Improvement Events, or provide classroom instruction for lean training at your facility. Our Lean Six SIgma Training training programs include: White Belt – Lean Six Sigma 101, Kaizen & Rapid Improvement Event Facilitation, Bronze Belt Training, Coaching & Certification, as well as Lean Champion Training. TMG’s Lean Six Sigma courses include White Belt, Yellow Belt, Green Belt, Black Belt, Champion, and DMAIC Project Facilitation Training. We offer these proven training programs to organizations throughout the United States and Europe. Contact TMG Today
Total Dedication to
Award Winning Program Management
A Veteran Owned Small Business since 2002, TMG has been working with companies across America to become an integral part of each partner’s team to better align their organization, improve leader behaviors, increase team engagement, and improve overall business performance. Our experienced Program Managers and team of multidisciplinary analysts have a passion for problem solving, individualized coaching, and proactive communication that guide our work at your facility. After hundreds of unique site visits spanning the manufacturing, shipbuilding, healthcare and service industries, our team prides itself in sharing proven leadership principles and best practices while protecting our partners’ confidentiality. To learn more about how TMG might be able to improve your team’s performance or advance your lean journey, please call 866-855-6449 during normal business hours or get in touch via our Contact Form anytime.
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works when you work, where you work,
at the speed of your business.
TMG News & Events
Learn about our latest projects, upcoming workshops, and news of interest!
The TMG 2021 Lean Six Sigma Certification program is now open for registration. This 7-month project-driven certification program includes 88 training hours that can be completed...
On Tuesday, June 23rd, 757 Green Belt’s graduated from the “757 Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Training Program.” Eleven Trainees from four local companies in the Tidewater Region of Virginia (“757”)...
TMG’s Founder and President, Joe Barto, along with Lynne Johnson of AME were interviewed by Supply Chain Now Radio on June 11, 2020. Watch the video interview below: Or listen to it on...
A few words from TMG Clients
Strong professional and personal relationships are built on trust, shared values, and clearly communicated goals and expectations. Hear from a handful of TMG clients over the years or visit our ‘Partners’ page to learn more.
“I have been through tons of classes and have spoken to countless consultants over the years. You have proven yourself to be sincere, trustworthy and genuine. I look forward to the outcome and results” of what is to come!”
Operations Manager, Vulcan
“I wanted to thank you for the Awesome team that you have built and allowed us to use them to make our team better and stronger. Both Bo and Christina have helped myself and my team leaders with ways to help make our team stronger in ways that we had never thought of. I can […]
“To Joe and the rest of the TMG Team, congrats on 16 years of excellence. I will tell you and your team that not only have you provided value to your many clients you helped shape my teams. Joe Barto’s leadership techniques work! Like Joe, I have a passion for leading and building successful cohesive […]
COL (R) J. A. Simpson, JR.
Executive Vice President, Somerset Logistics
“The thing I have been most impressed with from TMG, is that they performed a quality diagnostic process and then completely customized an implementation plan for our facility. They are very hands on, receptive to input from all directions and very intuitive in addressing the unique issues and culture of our people.”
Human Resources Manager, Ball Metal
“I want to thank you both for the guidance, education and insight you have provided to me and my staff. Your help has truly made an impact on our business and I can see the transformation the Supervisors are making. The things that they have learned can never be taken away.”
Plant Manager, Mar-Bal
“When it comes to hiring veterans, TMG has unlocked the mystery. The company has done a great job of implementing our V3 program by taking a unique approach to focus on teaching employers how to recruit and retain the best of America’s youth. The results are exceedingly favorable and have surpassed all expectations.”
Commissioner, Virginia Department of Veteran Services
“This comprehensive practice shows excellent understanding of what drives performance in a business unit and aligning people to getting the job done. A truly great example of applying the best parts of quality management and business planning to a manufacturing site.”
ATD Review Board
ATD Excellence in Practice Award