APICS Tampa Bay Education Provider

Jerry Kilty, CFPIM, CIRM, CSCP
President, Quality Management Solutions, Inc.

Office (727) 725-7674



Gerald L. Kilty, CFPIM, CIRM, CSCP is President and founder (1992) of Quality Management Solutions, Inc. (QMS), a consulting and education firm located in Clearwater, Florida. QMS concentrates on providing companies Operations Management education and specializes in providing practical applications of that education within companies through process improvement. Jerry has the unique qualification of having been responsible for both the financial and physical elements of inventory. He has plenty of practical solutions and loves to teach. Key areas of focus are:

  • Supply Chain Management
  • Operations Management
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Sales and Operations Planning
  • Materials Management
  • Data Accuracy
  • Product Costing


Jerry has over 40 years of experience having worked for Westinghouse Electric Corporation for 25 years, mostly as a Controller, prior to starting QMS. He also has 16 years experience of teaching the APICS Operations Body of Knowledge (OMBOK). Jerry currently serves on the APICS Education & Research (E&R) Foundation Board of Directors as President and also serves on the APICS Board of Directors as the Southeast District Director. He is a Master Instructor for CPIM, Lean, and CSCP.


Jerry has presented at many chapter Professional Development sessions, as well as, nine APICS conferences. He is recognized by APICS as CFPIM, CIRM, CSCP, and has a BS degree in Accounting from Ball State University.  Contact Jerry for course content, schedule, and pricing information.