LPI Consultants was founded by Dr. Chinue Uecker, DBA. Chinue is a Master Black Belt and Project Manager who has 20 years of extensive management, process improvement, and strategy experience.

She graduated from:

  • University of Chicago (BA Chemistry)
  • University of Illinois at Chicago (BS Chemical Engineering)
  • Marquette University (MBA)
  • Walden University (DBA Healthcare Management)

Chinue has presented her research on financial strategies to prevent rural hospital closure at the World Rural Health Conference, NPR radio, and the IHI National Forum; successfully led enterprise teams to improve access, quality, patient/staff satisfaction, safety, and revenue within healthcare; led strategic initiatives in Australia, Canada, the Caribbean, China, Europe, Japan, and the United States as a Management Consultant at LPI Consultants; led a team of 50 employees to build quality patient monitoring equipment as a Manufacturing Manager at GE Healthcare; and led the operations within a two-shift device manufacturing plant as an Operations Manager at Abbott Laboratories.

Chinue serves as the Board Chair for the Boys & Girls Clubs of St. Thomas/St. John, Secretary for the Association for Strategic Planning (ASP), and co-lead for ASP’s Women in Strategy Community of Practice. Additionally, she is an active volunteer through Catchafire, delivering a total impact of nearly $94,000 through coaching, mentoring, and skill building with non-profit organizations globally.