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

2019 – 2020

Mike Cargiulo

PRESIDENT

President & CEO of MJC Sourcing, LLC

Kim Williams

VICE PRESIDENT

Director of Procurement for Sharp Packaging Solutions

Al “Fritz” Helfrich

SECRETARY

Purchasing Manager for Flexicon Corporation

Christopher S. Basile, CPA

TREASURER

France, Anderson, Basile & Company P.C.

John Rine

SCHOLARSHIP

Manager of Strategic Sourcing for Minerals Technologies, Inc.

Jutta Connolly

PROGRAMMING

Lean Strategic Sourcing Manager for Aesculap

Jane Affa

PAST PRESIDENT

Retired from PPL

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