Public Speaking

Dr. Lewis is a scholar-practitioner, established in a wide variety of disciplines and areas of business with a passion for leading and developing others. She has accumulated her perspective through an unusual career trajectory that includes her experiences as a retired Air Force logistician, a continuous improvement and P&L executive of a Fortune 500 company, and as an adjunct professor at universities. She is a prominent public speaker and published academician who can translate complex ideas into relatable stories to inspire audiences of all levels.  As a public speaker, she is in high demand internationally at academic and industry conferences as well as corporate leadership events.  As a certified executive coach, she facilitates classes and events offering professional development training in public and private workshops. She is certificated to administer a variety of psychometric assessments.

Lorinda has earned a Ph.D. in Business from Northcentral University and a DBA in Quality Systems from American Meridian University.

PROFESSIONAL SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS:

2022 – Green Bay Country Club, Green Bay, WI – Leadership Event, Communication with KAI

2022 – Ocean Spray, Tomah, WI – Continuous Improvement & Leadership

2021 – Trachte USA, Oregon, WI – Continuous Improvement & Leadership

2021 – Ocean Spray, Tomah, WI – Continuous Improvement & Leadership

2021 – Nueske’s, Wittenberg, WI – Strategy and Culture

2020 – International Association of Administrative Professionals Regional Event, Virtual

2020 – SOAR – Women Reaching Higher, Sheboygan, WI. Presentation: Networking Strategies for the New Economy

2019 – Wisconsin Restaurant Association, Green Bay, WI. Presentation: Recruiting & Retaining: New Strategies in a New Market

2019 – International Association for Administrative Professionals, Neenah, WI. Presentation: Networking for Success

2019 – Women in Technology, Fox Valley, Appleton WI. Presentation: Employee Engagement: A Toolkit for Success

2018 – Operational Excellence Canada, Canadian Institute, Toronto. Presentation: Improving Efficiency and Driving Change with Effective Problem-Solving

2018 – American Meridian University, Washington DC.  Understanding Your Problem-Solving Style

2018 – MBAA International, Chicago, IL.  How Problem-Solving Style Influences Entrepreneurial Pursuits

2017 – American Manufacturing Strategies Summit, Mark Allen Group, San Diego, CA.  Presentation: Developing a Manufacturing Talent Pipeline

2017 – Women in Manufacturing Annual Summit, Hartford, CT. Presentation: Recruiting a pipeline of skilled labor positions.

2017 – Operational Excellence Canada, Canadian Institute, Toronto, CN. Conference Chair

2017 – Oshkosh Women’s Network Marquee Event – Oshkosh, WI. Collective Impact; Making a Difference in Your Career

2017 – Women’s Mentoring Circle – Community Mentoring – Oshkosh, WI. Navigating a Non-Traditional Career Path

2016 – Operational Excellence in Manufacturing, Canadian Institute, Schaumburg, IL. Presentation:  Understanding Millennials

2016 – American Manufacturing Strategies Summit, Mark Allen Group, San Diego, CA.  Presentation: How to Leverage your Lean Operating System to Recruit and Retain Staff