Walsh College

Faculty Details

Lisa Foster

Lisa M. Foster MBA, PMP

  • Title
  • Clinical Assistant Professor
  • Departments
  • Business Information Technology
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  • Education
  • Phone
  • (248) 823-1635
  • Fax
  • (248) 689-0920
  • Brief Description
  • Education
    MBA, Project Management, Walsh College
    BBA, Walsh College (Magna Cum Laude)
    ABA, Business Administration, Oakland Community College (Summa Cum Laude)
    Certification, Project Management Professional (PMP)
    Certification, Project Management Institute (PMI)
    Certification, ITIL Foundation (Globally recognized certification form the Institute for Information Science for IT support expertise)

    Expertise
    Project Management

    Awards / Honors
    Presidential Scholarship, Walsh College
    Member, Delta Mu Delta National Honor Society

    Professional Activities
    Member, Outreach Committee, PMI Great Lakes Chapter
    Director of Outreach, Women in Project Management SIG
    Member, American Association of University Women (AAUW)
    Member, General Motors Employees Chorus
    Member, National Association of Female Executives
    Member, Project Management Institute (PMI)
    Outreach Director, Women in Project Management (WiPM)

    Biography
    Lisa Foster is a senior program manager in the Project Management Delivery group at EDS leading a team of technology experts who provide technical services for a large legal document management operation in Detroit, Michigan.  Lisa joined EDS in September of 1984 and has held various positions in IT management.  In the past, she led a number of large networking projects and technology implementations in network management centers located at Auburn Hills, Michigan and Wellington, New Zealand.  Her philosophy is to focus on integration of business processes using supportive technology.  In 1997, Lisa joined IKON Technology Services as a Vice President to assist IKON with the development of a technology team to support copier technology transitions from analog to digital systems.  There at IKON, she led the Great Lakes Technology team for the next three years creating various service offerings and growing a profitable practice in IT management services.  In 2000, Lisa decided to return to EDS as a senior managing consultant, when asked to support the newly formed consulting group called eSolutions.