About APEX Consulting Group

Expert-led ISO 9001 and ISO 13485 Lead Auditor Courses: Enhancing Quality Management
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Apex Consulting Group

Like many organizations, APEX Consulting Group came together because of a need in the industry. A need for candid discussions regarding quality management systems, practical and useful ways to manage those systems, and a greater insight into the uniqueness of each business and how they apply industry requirements to their processes.

In response to these needs, we have developed comprehensive training, including ISO 9001 Lead Auditor courses and ISO 13485 Lead Auditor courses. These courses equip professionals with the essential skills to navigate and optimize quality management practices within their respective organizations.

Enter APEX Consulting Group. We’ll help you get there.

We are not a one-size-fits-all consulting organization. No tricks or shows, no sales or marketing gimmicks, or standard templates. Leveraging our expertise in ISO 9001 and ISO 13485 Lead Auditor courses, we tailor our approach to fit your specific needs and challenges.

We exist to understand your organization, its uniqueness, its resource availability, and constraints, in order to help you become an improved organization, more effective and more efficient. We’ll help you get there.

Our Team

Scott Weyburn

Principal and Senior Consultant

Mr. Weyburn has been helping people and organizations “get there” for over 25 years. His diversified QMS experience and capabilities have made him a sought-after partner. He became an RAB Certified Lead auditor in 1998 and is a preferred instructor of ISO 9001 and AS9100/AS9110 Certified Lead and Internal Auditor courses. He’s excelled in corporate positions as a Supplier Process Engineer, OEM Account Manager, Corporate Quality Systems Manager, Director of Operations, and business owner. His primary experiences are most pertinent to ISO 9001, AS9100, and AS9110 working in the military defense business, high tech, metals fabrication industries, and nutraceuticals. His work as a civilian for the US Air Force helped him gain invaluable experience in quality engineering processes related to NADCAP requirements while he led a team in a $500 million budget commodities business. Scott received his B.S. Degree in Management and his M.S. degree in Military Operational Arts and Science with a focus on planning joint warfare and leadership. He has been an active participant in the local sections of ASQ and has served as an advisory board member of RAB (now ANAB) served on the US interpretations committee for TC176, and currently serves as a US expert representing TC176.

Ben Martinez

Principal and Senior Consultant

Mr. Martinez has over 18 years of experience in the Aviation, Space, and Defense business gained while leading AQMS efforts as a civilian for the US Air Force. He has served in a multitude of increasing responsibilities in Logistics, Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul, AQMS Assessor, Quality Assurance Inspection and Program Management. Prior to his career with the US Air Force, Ben gained invaluable experiences in various industries and fields from sales and marketing to freight transportation, working as a Sales Associate, Heavy Freight Load Broker, Training Facilitator, Quality Control Inspector, and Real-estate Agent. Over the past 7 years, Ben has managed his own LLC providing auditing and 3rd party preparation services, performing certified 3rd party registration audits, and teaching certified Lead and Internal Auditor courses for ISO 9001, AS9100, and AS9110. He maintains QMS auditor certification through Exemplar Global.

Mary Mayhew

Business Relationship Executive

Ms. Mayhew has over 20 years of successful business ownership and progressively increasing responsibility in customer relationship and customer care. Understanding of value-based customer needs, her previous expertise has been in the financial services industry supporting personal, small, and large corporations as a controller, credit analyst, and accounting specialist. She has primarily served customers as an Independent Business Owner, Sales Account Manager, Director of Sales, and as a Principal and Partner. As a Business Relationship Executive, she always seeks out innovative ways to meet or exceed customer expectations. Ms. Mayhew is a problem solver who strives to see concerns from the customer’s perspective and works collaboratively with individuals to come to realistic, practical, and cost-effective solutions.

Cindy Golding

Senior Trainer and Consultant

Ms. Golding is a published author with over 14 years of experience in organizational development, training, auditing, and consulting. She is a key contributor to certified lead auditor courses, has been a lead internal auditor for over 9 years, and has conducted third-party audits for two registrars. Cindy teaches Certified Lead and Internal auditor courses for ISO 9001 and ISO 13485 and is an accomplished custom course developer and presenter. She has been active at the national level being a voting member of TC176. She received her B.S. Degree in Business Administration/Management.

Stephanie Budge

Senior Trainer and Consultant

Ms. Budge has over 17 years of professional progressive advancement as a quality leader in the Medical Device and Aerospace industries. As a professional quality systems consultant Stephanie provides independent Auditing and Audit Preparation for ISO 13485, FDA, MDD, and CMDR compliance as well as 9001 and AS9100. She has been teaching Certified Lead and Internal Auditor courses to ISO9001, ISO13485, and AS9100 for over 8 years. Her results-oriented and engaging demeanor makes her a highly sought-after instructor and partner for organizations that seek positive outcomes.

Our Approach

Albert Einstein is credited with saying, “If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.” At APEX Consulting, we start where you are at, understand where you want to be, and…help you get there. APEX helps you to understand complex business processes in a simple way, so you can improve.

How do we help you get there? Using proven improvement processes and competent and capable APEX members.