Connie is a dedicated project management professional who has worked in a variety of industries, everything from heavy manufacturing to consumer goods. She began her career in engineering and has led several continuous-improvement initiatives, as well as coaching team members on the use of lean manufacturing tools. During her time as a project manager in consumer packaged goods, Connie managed numerous product launches, from branded pet food to premium chocolate. Her level of experience working with cross-functional teams has shaped her creative problem-solving skills and provided insights into risk management and business alignment.
Connie has an undergraduate degree in Industrial Engineering from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, and an MBA with a Finance concentration from Saint Mary’s College of California. When not working, she enjoys spending time outdoors, intramural sports, traveling, and exploring local events.