Our Purpose

ISM – Lehigh Valley has served the purchasing and supply management professionals of the Greater Lehigh Valley area since 1921.

The local association is a not-for-profit professional educational association, affiliated with the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) and offers seminars and educational meeting programs designed to meet the needs of today’s supply chain management professionals.

2021 will be our 100th Anniversary! Stay tuned for upcoming plans to celebrate this remarkable achievement.

Our Mission

To be recognized as a Center of Excellence to educate, promote, develop, and advance the purchasing and supply chain management profession creating value to our members, their companies, academia and the business community.

The local ISM-Lehigh Valley chapter is committed to provide World Class quality-learning opportunities through educational forums, certification education, career broadening, networking, and mentoring experiences by supporting and encouraging these activities to enhance professional skill sets and knowledge.

Chapter Officers & Committee Leaders

2021 – 2022

Jutta Connelly


Lean Strategic Sourcing Manager for Aesculap

Kim Williams


Director of Procurement for Sharp Packaging Solutions

Al “Fritz” Helfrich


Purchasing Manager for Flexicon Corporation

Christopher S. Basile, CPA


France, Anderson, Basile & Company P.C.

John Rine


Manager of Strategic Sourcing for Minerals Technologies, Inc.

Mike Cargiulo


President & CEO of MJC Sourcing, LLC

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