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Lori Sisk, CPSM, C.P.M.
Vice President (Exp. December 2017 )



Lori Sisk is currently a full time lecturer at Wayne State University.  She has over 28 years of experience with growing responsibilities in Purchasing and Supply Management, both as a practitioner and a consultant.  She has worked for General Motors, Delphi, TRW, Ernst & Young, and Hewlett Packard.  As a practitioner, she led teams to save millions of dollars through effective supplier relationships, Kaizen activities and negotiations.  As a consultant, she trained and led teams who effectively improved Fortune 100 companies’ bottom lines through process improvements and technology implementations to track and sustain savings achieved.

Through the years, Lori also has been an entrepreneur with her own consulting business and Success coaching business.  She also manages her rental homes.

Lori is a Certified Professional is Supply Management (C.P.S.M.) and a Lifetime Certified Purchasing Manager (C.P.M.).  She holds an MBA and a BSBA with a major in Procurement & Materials Management from Bowling Green State University. She is also Green Belt Six Sigma Certified.  Lori is a true believer in giving back to the profession and to the community.

Lori has been a member of ISM for 30 years and has had active roles at a national, regional, and local level throughout the years.  Within ISM, she is currently on the ISM Affiliate Advisory Board at the National Level and in the past has held the position, Women in Leadership Chairperson.  At a local level, she has been ISM Southeast Michigan President, 1st Vice-President, Treasurer, Director of Public Relations, Co-Director of Scholarship and Education, and Former President’s Advisory Board.  She has been awarded the Leadership District Person of the Year and the Public Relations District Person of the Year.

In the Community, she is the Wattles Elementary School PTO President, Girl Scout Troop Leader, Vice-President of Kiwanis of Troy, Member of Troy Women’s Association, Member of Troy Chamber of Commerce, and Member of Detroit Chamber of Commerce.

Lori is very passionate about the ISM Southeast Michigan affiliate and wants to focus energies towards the Mission Statement:

The mission of ISM Southeast Michigan is to serve our members as an affiliate of the Institute for Supply Management by providing superior opportunities for education, networking, and career enhancement as a means of advancing and promoting the leading edge practices and profession of Purchasing and Supply Management.

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Congratulations to our newly elected and appointed Board of Directors!

President: David Rodriguez
Vice President: Lori Sisk
Treasurer: Colleen Lang
and Directors:
Kristen Bennett
Pam Smith
Michele Thompson
Joel Weina
Bob White

and thanks to
Melissa Countryman our Immediate Past President

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