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About Us

Effective Quality Services was started by Tod Heslop with one purpose in mind: To help clients achieve Simplicity and Wealth from the management system. Our physiology is the Quality Management Systems, or Environmental Management System, or Food Safety Management system should all be treated as a business system with the goal of benefit to the company’s bottom line. This is our approach to all that we do.

Based on our experience and extensive time performing third-party audits we have put together a team to help our clients get the most out of their management systems. We strive for the highest level of customer service and satisfaction helping our clients develop effective, sustainable management systems.

Meet the Owner

Tod Heslop was the former audit manager of the world’s #1 quality registrar, as rated by Quality Digest, and is a senior member of ASQ. Tod studied computer science and networking while attending college. He has logged many years of successful auditing and consulting with satisfied clients throughout the United States. Tod has worked in the manufacturing and service industries for 15 years in a variety of industries and positions. He has also worked in the third-party registration business for over 17 years. His experience, personal knowledge and critical analysis skills allow him to readily recognize the difference between what works and what doesn’t.

Tod audits for ISO 9001:2015, ISO 13485:2016 and SQF (Food Safety and Quality) and has completed over 4,000 third party audits in all facets of the Quality Management Systems. He developed an intense interest in quality at a very young age. His father, Jon Heslop, was a quality consultant for many years and was invited to travel with Dr. W. Edwards Deming, the father of the quality evolution. Jon Heslop was asked to speak numerous times at various Deming Seminars throughout the world. As his son, Tod was honored to have met Dr. Deming at an early age and spent more than one evening listening to conversations between his father and Dr. Deming. This experience set the stage for Tod’s lifelong dedication to quality and continuous improvement.

"Make sure all your auditors are as good as Tod Heslop! They’ve helped us find valuable improvements."