Scott Sedam More about Scott Sedam Scott Sedam is President of TrueNorth Development, an internationally-known consulting and training firm focused exclusively on the building industry. Now in its 23rd year with a staff of six field consultants, TrueNorth conducts consulting projects and training workshops with more than 250 builder, supplier & trade clients in the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Mexico. Since the past industry downturn, TrueNorth’s LeanBuilding™ processes saved clients more than $300 million, demonstrating how to improve product & process while enhancing builder, supplier and trade relationships. Scott Sedam’s presentations are a popular feature at industry conferences and company meetings and his multiple award-winning columns have appeared monthly in Professional Builder Magazine for more than 22 years. He is a passionate advocate of the application of Lean Process and Methods as the one way to reduce cost without the collateral damage that inhibits long-term growth and success. Scott is a long-time judge of the National Housing Quality Award has been a past examiner for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award and is a member of the Board of Trustees for the Home Building Institute (HBI), leading the way rebuilding the American trade base.