ISM-Chicago, Inc.

A Chapter of the Institute for Supply Management working together to advance the profession of supply management.

Welcome from the President

Welcome!  Thank you for visiting our new website.  On behalf of the board, come on in.  Explore our new site and stay a bit.

ISM—Chicago, Inc. is a non-profit organization, it has been our goal to maintain the highest level of excellence to the procurement and supply management professionals in the Midwest to continue leadership in Ethics, Professionalism, Education, Research, and Networking.  Our chapter has membership meetings where we discuss topics relevant to today's professionals and networking opportunities.  We'd love to see you on-line or in person!

ISM—Chicago offers certification courses for professionals to earn Certified Professional in Supply Management® (CPSM®) and Certified Professional in Supplier Diversity® (CPSD™).  These courses help attendees prepare to pass each section of the exam.  Each certification broadens your competencies in supply management.

Not a member of ISM—Chicago?  Please join us.  Consider this a personal invitiation from myself and the board to join as a member.  Becoming a member offers many benefits at the local and global level.  Members can find many options to help become leaders of their careers.

If you need more information, please contact the office via email at or call our office at 847.298.1940.


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Chicago Business Barometer - April

Chicago Business Barometer dipped to 56.4 in April, reversing last month's gain to 62.9.  New Orders saw the largest decline, dropping 10.8 points, a post June-2020 low, with almost half of firms seeing no increase.


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Upcoming Events




Chapter Meeting

ISM-Chicago Networking at Punch Bowl Social

Come join ISM-Chicago to kick off the summer at Punch Bowl Social for a premium networking event. ISM Chicago is taking initiative to connect and develop the next generation of procurement professionals. We highly encourage those with Procurement and Strategic Sourcing entry level jobs, internships, and fellowships to come network with the well-seasoned professionals of the Supply Chain and Procurement industry. Become inspired and learn more about what the industry has to offer all while having a great time in Downtown Chicago. The event features opportunities to meet the experts and develop key relationships that could benefit you for years to come. As an added bonus, enjoy the ping-pong, bag toss, and much more. Can’t wait to see you there.
Sponsor: 120 ISM-Chicago, Inc.
Chicago, IL
Brandon Hummons, CPSM, CPSD

Susan Aceti | Novartis

Courtney Brearley | Proxima

Siobhan Carter | Lions Club

Sara Davis | Commercial Metals

Lindsay Gilbertson | US Cellular 

Todd Grunert | Leopardo Companies 

Adriana Herrera | Elkay Plastics 

Kimberly King | Elkay Plastics 

Kelly Kosakowski | Novartis 

Ivy Lam

Anna Poyer

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Your membership in ISM will provide a powerful path to stay connected, engaged, and up-to-date with everything happening in supply management. Serious procurement and supply chain professionals are dedicated to staying in the know about their profession and staying at the top of their game. An ISM membership will provide you with that and more.

More than 100 years of experience speaks for itself – ISM can help you succeed. It's our mission.

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