Peckham Names New Chief Operating Officer

 LANSING, MI- Peckham has named Lisa Webb Sharpe as its new Chief  Operating Officer (COO). Webb Sharpe will begin her appointment in late  August 2020, and will join the C-team in leading the award-winning  organization in the achievement of its mission and business operations.  

“Lisa brings a deep well of experience, amazing expertise and a dynamic and  diverse skillset to Peckham. Her decades long career in public service will  make her an excellent addition to our leadership team, helping us to forge  new and exciting pathways to drive our mission and achieve our business  goals,” said Jo Sinha, Peckham Chief Executive Officer.  
As COO, Webb Sharpe will be responsible for overseeing the strategy and business operations of  Peckham’s Supply Chain Services, Manufacturing and Environmental Services lines of business in  addition to its Marketing and Business Development division. She will also manage and maintain  internal and external customer relations with Peckham’s primary contractors and stakeholders.  
With more than 3,000 employees, 11 locations, five social enterprises and more than 25  vocational rehabilitation services and programs, Webb Sharpe will join the executive team in  leading the organization toward continued growth and success.  
Webb Sharpe most recently served as the Executive Vice President of Lansing Community College where she leveraged more than three decades of experience to benefit nearly 12,000 students.  Her role encompassed oversight of student services and administrative operations, including  student affairs, finance, budget, purchasing, information technology, emergency management, risk  management, human resources, public safety, facilities, marketing, government affairs and  fundraising.
Prior to LCC, her experience includes a background in state and local government, including  working in the office of Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm as the deputy chief of staff, cabinet  secretary and public policy director and finally, as the director of the State of Michigan  Department of Management and Budget where she served until 2010.  
Webb Sharpe is an emeritus member of Habitat for Humanity Detroit. She also serves on the  boards for the ACE Women’s Network of Michigan, the Capital Area United Way, the YMCA, the  Mid-Michigan Business Travel Coalition, and the Lansing Financial Health Team. Webb Sharpe  holds a doctorate in community college leadership from Ferris State University, an MBA in  international business from Wayne State University, and a bachelor’s degree from Eastern  Michigan University. 
Peckham is a nonprofit vocational rehabilitation organization that provides paid job training  opportunities for people with disabilities and other barriers to employment. For more than 43 years, Peckham has provided jobs and job skills training to thousands of individuals with barriers  through five different business lines throughout Michigan, and has operations in Phoenix, Arizona  and London, Kentucky.  
Peckham, Inc., is a national award-winning organization, recognized for its achievement in  providing exceptional vocational rehabilitation, creating inclusive cultures and building quality  workplaces for employees.