Lorinda Lewis, PhD

Meet speaker: Lorinda Lewis, PhD

Lorinda Lewis is responsible for leading and fostering a culture that embraces continuous improvement in the Defense business segment of Oshkosh Corporation. Her role is to deploy the corporate operating system through coaching, guiding, teaching, facilitating, and influencing a transformational culture change to drive process improvements through the use of lean principles, concepts, and tools.

Prior to this role, Lorinda was the Director of Parts Support and DLA Programs for Oshkosh Defense where she was responsible for all aftermarket parts sales, to include planning, parts sales administration, and DLA business development and customer relationship management. Ms. Lewis’s team administered the parts management and support for the Oshkosh Defense Army, Marines, International, and Joint program offices as well as the dealer and reseller programs.

Ms. Lewis joined Oshkosh Defense in May, 2009 after a 20 year Air Force career. She has experience in a wide range of logistics processes at field, headquarters, retail, and wholesale levels.

Ms. Lewis earned a Ph.D. in Business from Northcentral University, a Doctorate in Quality Systems from American Meridian University, a Master’s of Science in Administration from Central Michigan University, and a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from University of Maryland University College.