ExpertClick: Lisa Anderson’s Manufacturing Connector BlogTM Recognized as Top 100 Best Global Supply Chain Management Blogs


Originally published on ExpertClick on March 4, 2015

LMA Consulting Group’s Lisa Anderson’s The Manufacturing Connector BlogTM has been named to the top 100 best global supply chain management blogs by SupplyChainOpz, an online worldwide information resource covering supply chain management and logistics for academics, consultants and business.  Anderson, who is also recognized as the 16th most influential in supply chain management and sustainability by technology leader SAP in the “Top 46 Resource and Optimizations Influencers (Plus a Few Others),” is a regular content contributor in topics including supply chain, ERP and SIOP. She actively posts blogs three times weekly and has two newsletters, Profit through PeopleSM and “I’ve Been Thinking.”

“I’m thrilled that my blog has been selected as one of the top supply chain management blogs globally,” shares Lisa Anderson, President of LMA Consulting Group. “Supply chain management strategies can have a dramatic impact on a company’s ability to elevate business performance.  My goal is to provide thought leadership and pragmatic, value-packed advice on how to leverage end-to-end supply chain strategies in conjunction with the optimal people, processes and systems to successfully grow the business, accelerate cash flow, and improve profits.”

Anderson, also known as The Manufacturing Connector, strives to help companies forge worldwide partnerships and align their supply chains with the manufacturing process to exceed customer expectations, streamline operations and to free up capacity to support significant growth with minimal, if any, capital investment.

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. Known as ‘The Manufacturing Connector’ Lisa 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, 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.

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 Industry Week.

Lisa serves as an Advisory Board Member for the Advanced Supply Chain Certification program at California State University Fullerton’s Extended Education, 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.

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.”