Surrin is a certified Lean Master from Toyota and Certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt from Sears, Allstate, W. W. Grainger, and US Foods. He has worked at many Fortune 100 companies, such as Toyota, W. W. Grainger, Siemens, Allstate, Kellogg's, and US Foods. As an internal resource and as a consultant, he has led multimillion-dollar initiatives in office, manufacturing, distribution, and warehouse environments. Surrin has practiced his skills in a variety of roles—from entry-level associate to senior executive in many countries. He has worked with CEOs, executive teams, and hourly-employee teams in many industries based on his expertise in warehouse and distribution center environments. And he has led and guided personnel in manufacturing settings.