Lori Garcia’s experience in leadership, engineering, and project management spans over 30 years. Currently, she is Agile IT Project Manager for Medical Devices at Medtronic where she manages several mobile application projects for Insulin Pump Therapy in support of their Diabetes Division. Lori specializes in directing software/test initiatives using lean agile methodology and project management techniques in the area of quality in support of diabetes patients worldwide. She brings a wealth of experience through her diverse industry background experience with senior level positions in aerospace, having worked at Boeing, Rockwell Collins, and Northrop Grumman. Lori is also an Authorized Training Partner Instructor by PMI® with PMP® and Agile project knowledge and expertise in preparing students to sit for the PMP® certification exam.
Lori received her B.S. degree in Business Administration, with emphasis in Information Systems, from California State University, Long Beach and Master of Business Administration in Executive Management (EMBA) with honors from the Drucker School of Management at Claremont Graduate University with emphasis in Strategy/Leadership. She is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP)
She was awarded the “Star of Excellence Award” from Medtronic, is a current member of the Society of Women Engineers and has worked as Development Co-Chair at Medtronic Women’s Network.
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