Leading expert in selecting & implementing strategic priorities
Lisa Anderson is known for her unique ability to zero in on the critical strategic priorities and bridge the gap between strategy and execution to achieve dramatically improved service levels, accelerated cash flow and increased profits. With a keen focus on elevating business performance, Lisa is passionate about not only synthesizing strategic priorities that will deliver business results but also in designing an implementation approach that delivers rapid results.
Doubles inventory turns; substantially cuts lead times; optimizes logistics networks; and significantly improves margins and service levels.
Lisa is the creator of the dynamic approach to supply chain excellence TST which combines torque, speed and traction to create high speed organizations that maximize performance. She is known as the Eagle Eye with a unique perspective on “what works” when looking across the entire scope of business processes inclusive of operations, finance and systems. She rapidly assesses priorities, leverages under-utilized assets and refocuses organizations on those critical areas which will maximize profit and create customer engagement.
Selects and Leverages Systems to deliver bottom line results
Known as the Systems Pragmatist, Lisa not only helps clients map processes and provide recommendations which will be a value-add to achieving their business objectives, but she also partners with clients to evaluate, select and leverage systems to elevate business performance.
Profit through people working together more efficiently.
By partnering with clients to design and navigate culture change, Lisa focuses on the human elements necessary to manage a successful operation. Bottom lines are improved with employee engagement, successful change management and mentoring. Even when clients feel the ship cannot be turned quick enough, Lisa rolls up her sleeves and applies her “make it happen” partnership approach to get it done.
The education, visibility and credentials to be your Strongest Link.
Prior to founding LMA Consulting Group Inc., Lisa was the Vice President of Operations and Supply Chain of PaperPak, Inc. Her twelve-year tenure included transitions and promotions through the company transformation from a $100 million family-owned business, through a merger and acquisition of three businesses into one $350 million dollar global company, followed by a management leveraged buyout in combination with an investment banking group.
A sought-after writer and speaker, Lisa has spoken at the Global Supply Chain & Logistics Summit, the APICS International Conference and as a visiting lecturer at the University of Southern California’s Entrepreneurial Program. Lisa is the author of Leverage Social Networks to Drive Business Results, has published hundreds of articles and has been quoted in the media including The Wall Street Journal, ABC News and the Industry Week.
Lisa was recognized as the 16th most influential supply chain influencer by SAP, serves as an Advisory Board Member for the Advanced Supply Chain Certification program at California State University Fullerton’s Extended Education, and is Board approved in Supply Chain strategy by the Society for Advancement in Consulting. Additionally she is an APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP), won the APICS Southwest District’s Milt Cook Award in 2011 and was inducted into the Million Dollar Consultant™ Hall of Fame for her contributions to the consulting profession.
With a blend of management, finance and operations, Lisa received her MBA with an emphasis in Finance from California State University Fullerton and her BSBA with an emphasis in Operations Management from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
She has traveled extensively throughout North America, Central America and Europe, including a summer in Oxford when attending the University of North Carolina. Lisa tries to make as many stops as possible at in New Orleans to enjoy a beignet at the Café de Monde. And, in recognition of her extraordinary tenacity to accomplish goals, her colleagues fondly refer to her as “pit terrier”.
Brings Teams Together for Success
Lisa consulted with my company on projects in supply chain improvement and organizational improvement. In all cases she contributed in several valuable ways; her vision of the goal was crystal clear and well articulated to the team, as a project manager Lisa was disciplined and organized, she kept all projects moving forward through many challenges. Lisa demonstrated the ability work across organizational lines to bring people together and bring significant projects to fruition. I recommend Lisa Anderson for your most difficult assignments in operations and organizational improvement.