Meet Laura Shinsky
Department Manager – Process Flow Systems
Educational Background: Bachelor in Business Administration
Professional Background: Varied industries—dairy plant, hospital, software company, and retail. Roles included supply chain & purchasing, project management and process improvement.
What brought me to Nelson-Jameson: I have been at Nelson-Jameson for 4-1/2 years. I was an NJ customer previously. I applied for a position at NJ as I was impressed with how professional and responsive the team was.
Career Milestone: My adaptability—I have been able to successfully adapt my skills to different industries.
My motivation to be a leader: I love to improve processes and build teams, helping others to build on their strengths.
My role model: A like-minded previous coworker has been a great sounding board and provides regular input and advice. I have also had two bosses that were a great balance of guiding through problems/details without micro-managing.
My advice for future women in leadership: Be authentic! Also, its important to be a good listener and be willing to learn.