Shelisa joins Adonis Partners with over 15 years of corporate leadership experience, working with some of Canada’s leading organizations, including Labatt Breweries of Canada, Shoppers Drug Mart, and Loblaw Companies Limited.
Shelisa was first introduced to Six Sigma while working as an analyst for Maple Leaf Foods where she earned her White Belt and Green Belt certifications. Shelisa then transitioned to Labatt Breweries of Canada to fulfill the role of Inventory Process Manager. In this role, she was responsible for the movement of packaged goods between 7 source breweries, to multiple Distribution Centers and Retailers, across Canada. This role required detailed process management of >500 SKUs, and represented $1.3B in sales. The Key mandate was to maintain a Customer Fill Rate of 99%, and under Shelisa’s leadership, the results exceeded that target within six months, equating to a quick >$2M in profits. During Shelisa’s time at Labatt, she also held the roles of North American Process Manager and Import Process Manager.
Shelisa then joined Shoppers Drug Mart, where she received training as a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt. During her time at Shoppers, she held the positions of Director of Operational Excellence, and the Director of Procurement. As the Director of Procurement, she was responsible for the management of a spend portfolio that included 283 active vendor partnerships and a total budget of >$120M. In this role, she achieved savings of $5-8M year-over-year through a combination of contract negotiations and internal process efficiencies. Shelisa holds an Honors Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Toronto, and is a trained Design Thinking facilitator. She is a naturally futuristic, engaging and creative thinker who is deeply successful at building high performing teams and relationships at all levels of an organization.
Excellence Through Continuous Improvement™
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