Join us in welcoming Michele Cerminaro as the New Executive Director for F4SS! Continue reading to learn more about Michele’s career.
Michele was the Global Sourcing Vice President for GOJO Industries located in Akron, OH from 2004 – 2020. Previously she held various Purchasing positions with Procter & Gamble where she retired after 25 years of service. In 2003, she accepted a position with the City of Cincinnati working for the City Manager to privatize city services. In 2004, she joined GOJO Industries.
In her position at GOJO, she had responsibility for managing the Global Sourcing organization with a focus on strategic sourcing of materials and equipment. and services to support business operations. She successfully led many global projects to build a global supply chain for the manufacture of plastics goods as well as offshore contract manufacturing to produce finished goods.
While at GOJO, Michele served on the Board of Directors for Foundation for Supply Chain Solutions (F4SS). During her tenure, she increased membership by bringing in ECMs that supported the GOJO business. She was also actively involved in the rebranding and redefining the scope of the F4SS work to better meet the needs of our members.
Michele is past Chair for United Way of Summit and Medina counties where she led the organization through the merger with United Way of Medina. Under her leadership United Way has continued to focus on Bold Goals to improve 3rd grade reading, ensuring our high school students are career or college ready, financially empowering our community, and reducing black infant mortality rates.
Michele and her husband enjoy exercising, travel and spending time with their family.