Select Solutions, LLC is a woman-owned, small business specializing in just-in-time solutions for both large and small companies. We specialize in helping you select the most effective solution(s) for your need. Select Solutions’ talented experts include industry veterans specializing in a wide array of disciplines, many of whom maintain specific certifications. Whether you need help with preparing for a quality audit, source inspection, training development and delivery or in improving your customer relations, we have the expertise. We also have experts that can provide editing, report writing, general correspondence, office management and resume writing.
Colleen Cain Buckner is president of Select Solutions, LLC. She is a former managing operations director, training director and HR consultant with over 30 years experience in managing and directing staff and programs for professional services, learning services, conferences and instructional systems designers. Her unique blend of experience in both the private and public sectors enables her to identify qualified industry veterans to provide professional services for companies needing assistance in a variety of disciplines.
Ms. Cain Buckner has a Bachelor of Science degree from Barry University, Miami, Florida and extensive coursework in organizational development with the University of South Florida, Tampa. She is a Past President of the North Alabama Chapter of the American Society for Training and Development and a member of the Leadership Training Team for the Women’s Economic Development Council. She served on non-profit boards as Governance Chair for Thrive Alabama and serves in an Advisory Board capacity for the AUM Foundation.
J. R. Buckner, Vice President of Select Solutions, LLC has over 45 years of experience in the management of quality assurance, manufacturing and related fields. He has managed programs in the NASA, DoD, Aero Space, automotive, and commercial environments. He is a proven leader in tripling business base by marketing, proposing and winning major contracts from corporations such as Hughes Corporation, Sikorsky Aircraft and Gulfstream aircraft. His experience as a member of management teams for major corporations and as an owner and operations manager of a machine shop qualifies him to identify specific areas for improvement and individuals to supply the appropriate expertise.
Mr. Buckner along with his teams is the recipient of the first TQM Flag from U.S. Navy for SPC and TQM, Defense Quality Excellence Award, first SPC Certification awarded by McDonnell Douglas, Supplier Excellence Award from Texas Instruments for “Zero Defects,” UTC Perl TQM Award, Tomahawk Flag Award for outstanding quality and delivery.