Next Meeting Summary

We plan to continue to deliver interesting, informative, and useful topics as a service to our membership.  In order to do so, your suggestions for topics and/or speakers would be very helpful.  Please contact the Programs Chair at with your valued input.  Keep in mind that your suggestions may not be able to be implemented until the following year since the plan for this year may be completed.

Membership Meetings &Tours 
Membership meetings and tours are regularly scheduled for the months of January through May - and - September through December of the following year.  The membership meetings are held on the 2nd Thursday evening of each month except for May and December when we usually conduct tours of interesting businesses within the section. 

The LOCATION of Membership Meetings is at the Hermitage location of the Golden Corral Restaurant  at 315 Old Lebanon Dirt Rd., Hermitage TN, 37076.  For a map & directions to the Golden Corral Restaurant, click here.

The membership meetings are divided into two portions: the Clinic and the Main Presentation.  Dinner begins at 5:15 pm, the Clinic begins at 6:00 pm, dessert and coffee are at 6:45 pm and the Main presentation begins at 7:00 pm.  The cost of the dinner, paid at the door, at the Golden Corral is about $14 for each member with ASQ Section 1118 paying the gratuity.

New members to Section 1118, students, and professors are invited to attend their first meeting as a compliment of our section.  For a Complimentary ASQ Meeting gift certificate, click here.

Please contact our Reservations Chair ( if you plan to attend this meeting.

Next Clinic

Date:  9/13/2018, 6:00 PM

Presenter:  Jack Johnson

Topic:  Data Analytics and BI

Jack Johnson and the team at AMEND have been helping mid-size businesses achieve double- and triple-digit growth for the past 15 years. They focus on developing the people, processes, and systems for organizations, and the "systems" have become more and more vital to every organization's growth as technology improves so rapidly. Jack and his team will explore the definitions of data analytics and business intelligence (BI), the impact they've had on Quality teams at various companies over the last few years, and also how YOUR Quality team could get started using BI immediately.


AMEND is known for taking mid-size businesses from good, to better, to unbeatable. They get their hands dirty and strap on their steel-toed boots to drive lasting change within organizations. Founded in 2005, their team has worked with nearly 200 companies ranging from a variety of industries, and is a leading driver of integrating data analytics with operations teams in Nashville, TN, Cincinnati, OH and across the country. 
Jack has been in the industry for seven years now and currently leads the Nashville practice.


Next Main Presentation

Date:  9/13/2018, 7:00 PM

Presenter:  Stephen Martin

Topic:  The Client Experience Matters

This is an ASQ Headquarters provided Webinar presented by Stephen Martin.