National Association of Professional Women Inducts Lisa Hannum, Founder and Business Transformation Consultant at ZLa, Into its VIP Professional Woman of the Year Circle

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Lisa Hannum is selected for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession

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Whether the problem requires ensuring alignment on a strategy or tool selection, taking the work out of a process, making sense out of ambiguous situations, or driving and sustaining changes, I welcome a challenge.

The National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) honors Lisa Hannum as a 2017-2018 inductee into its VIP Woman of the Year Circle. She is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in entrepreneurship. NAPW is the nation’s leading networking organization exclusively for professional women, boasting more than 850,000 members, a thriving eChapter and over 200 operating Local Chapters.

“I’m pleased to welcome Lisa into this exceptional group of professional women,” said NAPW President Star Jones. “Her knowledge and experience in her industry are valuable assets to her company and community.”

Self-motivated and results driven to succeed, Lisa Hannum is a seasoned professional who has constantly set her goals to keep pace with her highest aspirations for personal excellence. Throughout her career, she has exhibited exemplary teamwork, expertise, integrity and dedication.

For more than 20 years, Lisa Hannum, Founder of ZLa (pronounced ‘Zee-La’), has worked as a Transformation Professional, providing her expertise when it comes to identifying and evaluating problems, finding creative solutions and implementing necessary changes. From large, global organizations to small startups, Ms. Hannum helps companies find success and reach their goals.

To accomplish this, Ms. Hannum, who is Lean Sigma Black Belt certified, uses her expansive skills in management and leadership, including change management, lean process, knowledge management, creative problem solving, talent development and team motivation. She welcomes the challenge of solving “seemingly impossible problems” with a team.

“Whether the problem requires ensuring alignment on a strategy or tool selection, taking the work out of a process, making sense out of ambiguous situations, or driving and sustaining changes, I welcome a challenge,” said Ms. Hannum. “And, I like to have fun overcoming it, especially when it includes motivating and engaging a team in the solution.”

Ms. Hannum obtained her Lean Black Belt certification from Villanova University. She also holds an M.B.A. and an M.S. in Information Systems from Penn State Great Valley as well as a B.A. in Business Management from Wilkes University.

NAPW’s mission is to provide an exclusive, highly advanced networking forum to successful women executives, professionals and entrepreneurs where they can aspire, connect and achieve. Through innovative resources, unique tools and progressive bene ts, professional women interact, exchange ideas, advance their knowledge and empower each other.

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