Originally published on PR Newswire on January 11, 2017
Lisa Anderson MBA, CSCP, president of LMA Consulting Group has been named as a board member for the University of La Verne College of Business and Public Management (CBPM), which includes undergraduate programs in business, public administration, and health management as well as masters’ degrees in business, organizational leadership, health, and public administration (NASPAA accredited) and a doctoral degree in public administration (D.P.A.).
“I’m honored to have been selected as a board member for the University of La Verne in which the faculty and students are so engaged in business growth,” shares Lisa Anderson. “I am equally excited to share with faculty, students and CEOs how to leverage their supply chains at the upcoming CEO Summit.”
Along with her contributions to the board, Anderson will be leading a panel discussion at the 4th Annual CEO Summit at the University of La Verne. The Summit is focused on helping CEOs and company presidents successfully grow their business and seek remedies for business challenges. Anderson will tackle the increasing importance of supply chains and how the end-to-end supply chain, from your suppliers’ suppliers through manufacturing and to your customers’ customers, can contend with global supply chain forces, innovate and find ways to provide Amazon-like service levels while increasing profitability and accelerating cash flow in her “Leveraging Your Supply Chain for Growth and Profitability” panel discussion.
The 2017 CEO Summit will give area leaders a chance to learn and network and will be held Wednesday, March 15, 2017.
About LMA Consulting Group – Lisa Anderson, MBA, CSCP
Lisa Anderson is a leading expert in selecting & implementing strategic priorities and ranked 16 most influential in supply chain by SAP. Anderson is Board approved in Supply Chain strategy by the Society for Advancement in Consulting, is an APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) and won the APICS Southwest District’s Milt Cook Award in 2011. Named a top 100 supply chain blogger on SupplyChainOpz, she has the 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, Anderson is passionate about not only synthesizing strategic priorities that will deliver business results but also in designing an implementation approach that delivers rapid results.
Anderson, also known as The Manufacturing ConnectorSM, is currently working on a book entitled “The Amazon Effect” detailing a business roadmap to thriving in an ultra-competitive marketplace. A regular content contributor in topics including supply chain, ERP and SIOP, she has been interviewed for articles in publications like Industry Week, tED Magazine and the Wall Street Journal. She actively posts educational blogs three times weekly and has two newsletters, Profit through PeopleSM and “I’ve Been Thinking.”
Prior to founding LMA Consulting Group Inc., Anderson 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, Anderson 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. Anderson 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 Industry Week.
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 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.”