About Us

Passionate About People, Processes, and Performance

Francene Pelmon, Founder and Principal Consultant, formed BIS Consultants to help organizations develop their people and processes for better business outcomes. BIS Consultants has the comprehensive capabilities and deep industry knowledge necessary to help your people and organization excel.

Want to experience the expertise of BIS Consultants for yourself? Give us a call today at (312)300-2027, and let’s discuss how we can help your people and processes perform at higher levels.

 

Our Team

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Francene Pelmon

Founder and Principal Consultant

Francene was a senior executive for a large global company before working as a consultant.   She spent 25 years working for manufacturing organizations in leadership, sales, marketing, manufacturing, and engineering roles.   


Education

MBA, Concentrations in Management & Strategy, Organizational Behavior, and Marketing

Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management 

Bachelor of Science,  Chemical Engineering

University of Pittsburgh

Lean Six Sigma Black Belt

University of Illinois

Supply Chain Management

University of Illinois

Project Management

University of Illinois

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Louise Kirkman

Corporate Trainer

Louise is an expert in Spanish for Supervisors/Professionals, English as a Second Language (ESL), Leadership Development, and Basic Skills. She can facilitate classes in English or Spanish.  Louise also provides translation and interpretation services.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Psychology

Honors Spanish

Vanderbilt University

Master of Education, Secondary Education

Vanderbilt University

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Tina Levitt, CSP

Senior Consultant

Tina is a senior-level Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) professional with 20 years of experience developing, implementing, and managing global Health, Safety, and Environmental programs and initiatives for Fortune 500 companies. She specializes in building a safety culture, process safety management, ergonomics, critical life safety standards, leadership development, and project management. 


Education

Bachelor of Science,  Chemical Engineering

Illinois Institute of Technology

Certification in Project Management

Northwestern University

Certified Safety Professional (CSP License CSP-27564)

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Gerri Whitley

Senior Consultant

Gerri is a senior-level operations leader with over 25 years of experience.  She has held leadership roles in operations, finance, supply chain, business management, and marketing.  Gerri is passionate about leadership development and using processes to drive business results.

Education

MBA, Concentrations in Marketing, International Business, and Finance

Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management

Master of Science, Chemical Engineering

Iowa State University

Bachelor of Science, Chemical Engineering

University of Missouri - Columbia

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Lisa Mizock Raatz

Communications Strategist/Writer/Editor

Lisa is an award-winning writer and editor, helping organizations tell stories and engage audiences through strategic communications planning and execution, and communications coaching.  Prior to consulting, she spent more than 25 years as a senior-level communications professional, helping companies measurably increase audience engagement through communications strategy and implementation.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Journalism

Bradley University

 

Let Us Help

BIS Consultants has the comprehensive capabilities and deep industry knowledge necessary to help your people and organization excel.  Want to experience the expertise of BIS Consultants for yourself? Give us a call today at (312)300-2027, and let’s discuss how we can help your people and processes perform at higher levels.

 

Contact Us

312-300-2027

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