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Education

AS in Arts Selected Studies San Diego Mesa College / Quality Control and Mathematics San Diego, CA

Languages

  • English

Patricia C. La Londe

CMQ/OE, CQA, CQE

Education

AS in Arts Selected Studies San Diego Mesa College / Quality Control and Mathematics San Diego, CA

Languages

  • English

Professional Experience

Patricia La Londe is a retired executive in supply chain management with expertise leading teams in all areas of procurement including supplier quality. She recently retired as executive from CareFusion, a large medical device company, now a BD company.

Pat was effective in developing a global sourcing organization for CareFusion resulting in year-over-year cost reduction via strategic sourcing methodologies and re-engineering, while ensuring compliance with regulations. She championed continuous improvement and developed alliances to create value through innovation and supplier partnerships. Her strengths include collaboration, results focused, resourcefulness, negotiation, coordination, problem solving, and analytical reasoning.

Pat received awards from CareFusion including the President’s award in 2003, the leadership award granted to employees for driving results, and two additional officer awards. She also received the Charles E. Meadows award in 2005 and Rick A. Mass Award in 1998 from ASQ Customer Supplier Division. Pat maintains ASQ certifications, including Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence (CMQ/OE) Quality Engineering (CQE), and Quality Auditing (CQA).

Pat, an ASQ Fellow, also serves as co-chair of the Global Advisory Council and Strategic Planning Committee, past; Conference Board Chair, Body of Knowledge content co-chair Healthcare Division, Certification Board Chair, Customer Supplier Division Chair, and San Diego Section Chair.