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Lisa Deck

Purdue University IN-MaC
Education Workforce Program Manager

Lisa is the Education Workforce Program Manager for Purdue Polytechnic's Indiana Next Generation Manufacturing Competitiveness Center (IN-MaC). As a program manager, Lisa works with employers, schools, students, and community stakeholders to scale-up and sustain critical programs around manufacturing and STEM related careers while maintaining an emphasis on professional and technical skills necessary to be successful in the workforce.

Prior to IN-MaC, Lisa served as the Director for the Education Workforce Innovation Network (EWIN) with CELL. She worked with employers, educators, and communities across Indiana to build out sustainable career pathway systems in multiple sectors. Her career also includes serving as the Director of College Cooperative for Southeastern Indiana, Eco15 Coordinator for Decatur County, and 13 years with a Tier 2 supplier to automotive.

Lisa earned her Masters of Science Management degree from Indiana Wesleyan University and her Bachelors from Indiana University/Purdue University Columbus. She also is a Master Trainer for DiSC and Organizational Behavior.