Class of 2023 • Women In Leadership

Meet Lisa Schulz

Department Manager – Packaging, Ingredients, and Chemicals

Educational Background: Bachelor of Science

Professional Background: Nelson-Jameson! I have worked in the Customer Service department, been an Inside Account Manager, National Account Administrator, Product Manager, and now Department Manager.

What brought me to Nelson-Jameson: I had just graduated college, got married and was looking for a job. I was not able to find something in my field of study at the time and Nelson-Jameson was hiring for Customer Service. So, I applied and found a career. I was originally hired in 1995, however, I took time off when our children were born, so I have officially been with Nelson-Jameson 20-1/2 years.

Career Milestone: When I was given the responsibility of managing the Ingredients portfolio—specifically DSM Ingredients.

My motivation to be a leader: The undeniable urge to always be just a little bit better.

My role model: My role model is my father—specifically because his ability to be stern, yet insightful and always admired by his peers.

My advice for future women in leadership: Stick with it. Be fierce. Be willing to take the challenges and hard work will pay off.

Next, Meet Addie Seefeldt…

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