Jamie Flinchbaugh is co-founder and partner of the Lean Learning Center, an educating and consulting firm for companies in the health-care, manufacturing, and utility fields. Flinchbaugh earned his B.S. in mechanical engineering from Lehigh before going on to earn an M.S. from the University of Michigan and an M.S. and M.B.A. from MIT. Flinchbaugh is also CEO of Old Dutch Group, LLC which includes an equity component with active investments in Cobra Motorcycles and Flinchbaugh Engineering.
During his time at Lehigh Flinchbaugh won the Undergraduate Merit Award for his outstanding accomplishments and service to others in 1994 and then, 10 years later, earned the Young Alumni Award. Flinchbaugh says it was the Lehigh alumni he rubbed elbows with who inspired him to excel. "I had a chance to work on campus issues with several alumni," he recalls. "Their dedication to the university was remarkable, and I'm just trying to live up to their legacy."
Flinchbaugh resides in Michigan with his wife, Jill, and their three children.