Director, Center for Operational Excellence
Teresa has more than 30 years of experience in operations, material management and technical sales positions with manufacturing and distribution companies supplying electronic components and assemblies, communications equipment and instrumentation for commercial, industrial and defense applications.
Teresa holds an MBA in General Management from Dowling College?s Townsend School. She was trained and certified by NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) under the U.S. Chamber of Commerce as a Lean Manufacturing trainer and implementer. In 2000 she began consulting for the Long Island Forum for Technology, working with small and mid-sized manufacturers to increase their competitiveness, productivity and profitability. Since 2004 she has managed her own corporate consulting firm, successfully training hundreds of corporate employees and facilitating the implementation of continuous improvement techniques at manufacturing and service businesses.
She has also earned status as an APICS (Association for Operations Management) Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP).
Teresa teaches at both graduate and undergraduate level as a faculty member of the College of Business since 2007. She is the Director of the Center for Operational Excellence which is located at the College of Business.
Teresa also serves as the faculty advisor for the student chapter of APICS.