Functional and Project Delivery Professional

Lisa is a Principal with Columbus Consulting.  She is a dedicated, solution-and-quality-focused IT and business leader with a proven track record of accomplishing business and systems objectives while adhering to cost-effective approaches for projects and system stability.  She has strong organizational and analytical skills, and a keen eye for delivering outcome-based initiatives, with a unique capacity for performing both upper management roles and hands-on problem solving – guiding teams while architecting engineering approaches – and also solving complex problems to support critical systems.


  • Cracker Barrel Old Country Store – IT Assessment and Roadmap
    • Led Applications portion of IT Assessment.  Interviewed IT and Business experts regarding key Retail applications, evaluated capabilities to meet strategic Retail objectives, created visual documentation to highlight most critical needs, collaborated to plan out 3-year roadmap to solidify application environment
  • rue21 – Consulting Implementation Manager
    • Led cross-channel implementation of Private Label Credit Card for a brand who hadn’t previously utilized it; brought in to salvage an implementation that was experiencing recurring delays and had a hard deadline.  Implemented by the deadline and helped brand realize significant sales performance improvements
    • Managed digital commerce team in implementing Salesforce Marketing Cloud and Marketing Cloud Personalization.  Partnered with vendor implementation team to align on approach and deliverable dates, and completed as needed  
  • CTS – Consulting Business Analyst and Technical Lead
    • As part of a system port due to divestiture, ensured that the Merchandise Management system, which also acted as a key integration hub, was successfully implemented in the client’s new data center.  Leveraged consulting, client and offshore development resources to complete necessary tasks.  
    • Designed and led implementation of key integrations for new Workday Finance Purchasing implementation, and coordinated end-to-end user testing and sign-off.


  • Merchandise Mgmt. / Purchasing
  • POS / Ecommerce / Order Mgmt.
  • CRM
  • HCM / Payroll / Workforce Mgmt.
  • Sales Audit / Inventory Control


  • Integration
  • Functional & Solution Design
  • System Implementation
  • Project Management
  • Retail Consultant


  • Cracker Barrel Old Country Store
  • CTS (fka. Christmas Tree Shops)
  • Rue21
  • The Limited

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