Meet the Staff: Lisa Stobierski

Ms. Lisa Stobierski is a Senior Project Manager at NCMS overseeing major collaborative R&D projects between industry, academia, and the government, sponsored by DoD and the EPA. These projects include, but are not limited to, the development and evaluation of innovations for coatings and their applications processes, including thermal spray and powder coating, light-weighting applications for next-generation combat vehicles, autonomous vehicles, and projects for the combat support operations of the DoD.  For the EPA, she is Director for the Compliance Assistance Centers, which provide updates on relevant regulatory developments, sector-specific regulatory explanations, compliance tools and training, and links to other assistance providers, vendors, and suppliers.

Prior to her role at NCMS, Lisa was an employee of the U.S. Department of Commerce, in the Office of the Secretary, where she led the development and implementation of the CommerceConnect/ BusinessUSA cross-governmental business information hub (DoC CFO Bronze Award) for entrepreneurship and small/medium business information.  She was a core member of the transformation team, developing and managing the CMS (Drupal) and knowledge base for the 90-day launch and long-term implementation as designated by the White House.

She is an accomplished systems/IT manager, with more than 25 years of experience in the automotive industry.  She held management positions in a variety of Ford Motor Company divisions including:

  • Management of Software Testing Methodology
  • Management of International Service Publications (systems architecture, translations)
  • Co-chair of several SAE International TopTecs
  • Global Change Leadership Manager for the ERP to replace 30 legacy systems for the Parts Supply and Logistics division (a joint venture between Ford Motor, CAT Logistics and SAP).

Lisa holds an undergraduate degree in Applied Mathematics and a master’s degree in International Business Administration.  She has also achieved certification as a Six Sigma Black Belt and as an ISO 9000 Auditor.