Joyce Lewis, MAEd, CPIM, CSCP, C.P.M. 
President
Webmaster / Master Instructor 
 
Vice President of Business Development
Sales & Operations Planning Institute
(213) 444-3102
 

Joyce Lewis has more than 25 years of experience in various aspects of the high technology industry, and more than 15 years of experience in the art and science of education. Her leadership experience spans the global business value chain from strategy development, new product introduction, marketing, operations, and all aspects of Supply Chain Management.  With extensive supply chain management experience in optoelectronics, semiconductor, healthcare, process manufacturing, and various other industries, Joyce combines her extensive knowledge of learning processes/pedagogy with real-world operations management experience to maximize the learning process for supply chain professionals.

Joyce currently is the Vice President of Business Development for the Sales & Operations Planning Institute.  She frequently privately consults with various Fortune 50-250 corporations in all aspects of Supply Chain Management and Operations Management, specifically in the areas of ERP system implementations, business process improvements, sales & operations planning, and all demand/supply-related activities.   Successfully applying supply chain concepts to non-traditional environments, Joyce previously managed Fixed Assets for Higley Unified School District. Prior to this, Joyce was responsible for implementing worldwide SAP Production & Planning (PP) and Materials Management (MM) systems and training for Innovex, Inc., in her role as SAP Business Analyst.

Joyce currently serves as President of APICS Los Angeles Chapter. She holds APICS CPIM, APICS CSCP and ISM Certified Purchasing Manager (C.P.M.) certifications and is a certified instructor for The Fresh Connection. She is designated as an APICS Master CPIM Instructor, APICS Master CSCP Instructor, APICS Master Instructor Training Instructor, Associate Global Sourcing Instructor, Associate Lean Enterprise Instructor, and Associate Principles Instructor.   She has taught supply chain certification courses in 10 countries on 4 different continents, and is frequently invited to speak at professional association meetings.

Joyce has a Bachelor's of Science, Magna Cum Laude in Purchasing and Logistics from Arizona State University, and received the Outstanding Graduating Senior Award for both the Supply Chain Management Department and for the College of Business (now W.P. Carey School of Business), 1998. She also holds a Master of Arts in Elementary Education from the University of Phoenix, 2004. Joyce was nominated by students and selected for inclusion in the “Who’s Who Among American Teachers, 2007”.   Based on evaluations and attendee feedback, Joyce was selected as APICS Phoenix's "Instructor of the Year" for 2007-2008 & 2010-2012 and APICS Los Angeles' "Master Instructor of the Year" for 2011-2014.

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APICS Los Angeles Chapter positions held:
2013-2015  President
2012-2013  Executive Vice President / Webmaster / Instructor
2011-2013  Director of Marketing/Webmaster
Chapter Instructor
 
Other APICS Chapter positions held:
2004-2013 Director of Marketing/Webmaster, Phoenix Chapter
2001-2004 Director of Administration/Webmaster, Phoenix Chapter
2000-2001 Past President, Phoenix Chapter
1999-2000 President, Phoenix Chapter
1998-1999 Executive Vice President, Phoenix Chapter
1995-1998 Vice President of Education, Phoenix Chapter
1994-1995 Director of Education, Phoenix Chapter
 
APICS Instructor Development Program (IDP):
Master CPIM Instructor
Master CSCP Instructor
Master Instructor Development Instructor (TTT/LDI)
Associate Lean Enterprise Instructor
Associate Global Sourcing Instructor
Associate Principles Instructor
 
APICS Southwest District positions held:
2011-2011 Director of Education
2010-2011 Director of Administration
2001-2003 Director of Chapter Development - Passport (now CBAR)
 
APICS Committee Involvement:
2011 APICS Instructor Development Program (IDP) Subcommittee
2011 APICS CMS/C-BAR Subcommittee