Ms. Anderson is a senior supply chain and operations executive and founder and president of LMA Consulting Group, Inc. She brings to an engagement a record of achievement and leadership in supply chain management (planning, logistics, inventory, procurement), operations management, project management, product supply finance, information systems implementations, business process design, mergers, turnarounds, strategic and financial planning, and business restructuring.
Most recently, Ms. Anderson was the Vice President of Product Supply N.A. of Paper-Pak Products, 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 buyout in combination with an investment banking group.
Ms. Anderson led the operational and supply chain turnaround, which resulted in more than double the inventory turns, reduced operational costs, and improved service levels with reduced lead times. She also led the project team that revamped and introduced an upgraded product lineup, which was a key factor in significant sales growth (30%). Prior to joining Paper-Pak, Ms. Anderson spent four years in various planning and distribution leadership roles at Santa Fe Plastic and Coca-Cola Enterprises.
She has been a featured speaker at several supply chain industry conferences and has contributed to several published articles in leading trade publications.
Ms. Anderson works with management teams and supply chain and operational leaders to support the improvement of service levels, profitability and cash performance in companies. She works as a collaborative team member and champions the creation of a team based, professional culture for companies in the midst of organizational change and growth.
Ms. Anderson is a member of the Institute of Management Consultants as well as the Association for Operations Management (APICS) and the National Speakers Association. She received her MBA with an emphasis in Finance from California State University at Fullerton and her BS in Business Administration 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, to include a summer in Oxford when attending the University of North Carolina and as many stops as possible in New Orleans to enjoy a beignet at the Café de Monde. And, her colleagues fondly refer to her as a “pit terrier” because of her tenacity.
- Supply chain topics
- Operations management
- Project management
- Change management
- Continuous improvement
- How to build winning organizations
- Supply Chain & Logistics Summit – Case Study: Change, collaboration and improving relationships in the supply chain.
- UConnect – Vendor Managed Inventory
- PACE (Prescient Annual Client Exchange) – The Impact of Vendor Managed Inventory.
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