Lunney Advisory Group is a Pittsburgh, PA based consulting firm uniquely committed to our clients' success. Since 2007, we've provided coaching and mentoring for procurement professionals, helping them to optimize their processes and practices, significantly reduce the cost of acquiring products and services, and contribute to the bottom-line profitability of their organizations.
Our highly-rated speaking engagements, workshops, and training sessions are conducted by passionate university-level educators. Collectively, we have more than 150 years of industry and teaching experience.
Our core values define who we are and how we work. They're the standards by which we strive to conduct our daily business and work with one another.
Dr. Soheila R. Lunney has over 25 years of supply management, procurement, and business experience both domestic and international (Far East, Europe and Russia). She has extensive experience in consulting, coaching, and training in supply management, procurement, reengineering the supply management process, the management of procurement function, sourcing of materials and services, reducing total cost of ownership, and negotiation of complex contracts.
Prior to founding Lunney Advisory Group, Dr. Lunney joined Education Management Corporation (EDMC) as the Vice President of Procurement in January of 2004. Before that, she was the Director/Deputy to Chief Procurement Officer at Bayer Corporation. During her 17 years of service at Bayer, she held several positions with increasing responsibilities in Research and Development, Logistics, Customer Services, Materials Management, and Procurement.
Dr. Lunney was a member of the Board of Directors of the Pittsburgh Institute for Supply Chain Management (ISM) from 2005 through 2011 and also served on the Board of Directors of the EDMC Foundation and Pittsburgh Regional Minority Purchasing Council. Since 1999, she's been a member of the Advisory Board of Supply Chain Management at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, where she taught a course in Procurement/Supply Chain Management. She was also instrumental in developing and presenting an MBA Supply Chain Management course for Argosy University in Eagan, NM in 2005. Soheila is a frequent speaker on Supply Chain Management topics at professional organizations such as ISM (different affiliates), Lawson annual CUE Conference, and the SPI annual conference. She holds a US Patent relevant to polyurethane technology and has authored several publications.