Thomas Lencki Jr.

Thomas Lencki Jr.

Lean Black Belt
Sergeant, New Hampshire State Police
Phone: 603-223-8693

Tom has been employed with the NH State Police for over 19 years. Tom has been working on creating a positive Lean culture in the State Police and has developed a staff engagement plan for all State Police employees with the Lean White Belt Course. Currently, the State Police (civilian and Troopers) has a completion rate of 82% for the Lean White Belt training. Tom is passionate about Lean. He believes Lean is a way of life and it is not something you do once and forget about it. Tom enjoys facilitation of Lean events, teambuilding, thinking outside the box, and learning new things as he meets and works with people throughout the state.


  • NH Bureau of Education and Training, Lean Black Belt
  • Granite State College, BS, Business Management; in process
  • NH Bureau of Education and Training, Certified Public Supervisor and Certified Public Manager


  • Professional presenter
  • Team facilitator
  • Project Management
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Team Building
  • Goal Orientated – Mission Driven


New Hampshire Department of Safety/State Police

  • Sergeant (Troop-B Patrol)
  • Sergeant (Recruitment & Training)
  • Trooper

United States Marine Corps

  • Non-Commissioned Officer (NCO) / 3rd Battalion 6th Marines
  • Marine Expeditionary Unit Special Operations Capable (MEUSOC)

Lean Work

  • Shingo Model focus - Dimension 1: Cultural Enablers
  • Available for mentoring
  • Cultural change work through an Introduction to Lean education program for all State Police Employees
  • Provides Lean presentations
  • Member of the Lean Executive Committee
  • Applies Lean concepts to every day problem solving and large scale projects
  • Specific project work in Field Training Officer (FTO), NH Department of Safety Human Resources Off-boarding process, City of Lebanon Permit Process.