“I acquired my passion for manufacturing from my father; he was very passionate about owning and operating a manufacturing company. Manufacturing is an essential part of the economic supply chain. Being part of this process is the inspiration that drives me It gives me great satisfaction knowing we are manufacturing a product that is essential to other manufacturer’s success.”
Alisa started working at Central Florida Box Corporation (CFB) as a receptionist at the age of eighteen. She quickly moved into a management role and has worked tirelessly to incorporate new processes to increase productivity and efficiency at CFB. In 2001, she was promoted to Chief Financial Officer. Following this promotion, Alisa stepped into the role of Vice President of Human Resources, a position she holds today. Through her vision, the accounting department implemented multiple processes to aid the company in increased growth. Through her leadership, Alisa has incorporated several employee motivational programs that bolster team work and an overall positive work environment. The “Above and Beyond” program was a great success for achieving company teamwork at Central Florida Box Corporation.
She is an active member in professional organizations, including the Association of Independent Corrugated Converters (AICC), the corrugated industry’s national association, having served on the Board of Directors for the AICC Florida Chapter and as the AICC Florida Chapter President in 2003, the Manufacturer’s Association of Central Florida, and member of SHRM. Human Resources Management. Alisa has incorporated several employee motivational programs that bolster team work and an overall positive work environment.
Alisa shares her talents outside of the work setting too. In 2006, she started a halfway house to help women in recovery gain employment and integrate back into society. She volunteers at both the middle and elementary school level working with the children as a mentor and chaperone. Next year, Alisa is slated to teach the importance of workforce readiness, entrepreneurship, and financial literacy by becoming a Junior Achievement volunteer. She also supports her children with their active involvement in FFA, resulting in multiple awards for raising rabbits, chickens and cows.