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Alliant Systems Hires Director of Community

Wacker takes new role to create textile rental operator group

IRVING, Texas — Alliant Systems, a provider of business management systems for textile rental companies based here, reports that it has appointed Lisa Wacker as its director of community. 

In her new role, she will focus on building a robust and cohesive community of textile rental operators to enable them to communicate, learn, share ideas, collaborate and help one another more easily.

“We are thrilled to welcome Lisa Wacker to the Alliant family, and her joining our team is a huge step forward for us,” says Mayron Herrera, CEO. 

“At our most recent conference, we announced that the development of a formal, community program for Alliant customers was a top priority. This hire is a big step in achieving that vision.” 

As part of her responsibilities as director of community, Wacker will manage Alliant events including AlliantCon, as well as develop partnerships and sponsorship programs with industry suppliers. 

For the previous 13 years, she served as the supplier relations manager for CSCNetwork, a national network of independent linen, textile and uniform rental companies. 

“The role of director of community is a completely new position at Alliant Systems that we are very excited about,” says Eric Smith, director of sales and marketing. “Today, one of the things we see are lots of smaller, informal groups of Alliant users that are successful in sharing information with one another. 

“We want to take that concept and create a formal community that is accessible to all users as a valuable resource and at the same time provides valuable feedback to Alliant Systems. Lisa is a perfect fit to join the Alliant Systems team and take our community to the next level.”

The company says that throughout her career, Wacker has excelled at building relationships with operators and suppliers as well as planning and running large conventions, educational seminars, supplier exhibitions and networking events. 

“I am excited to start this next chapter of my career with Alliant Systems and am so pleased to be able to continue to work with so many wonderful operators,” Wacker says. “In today’s business environment, our users need a dedicated resource and space to interact.  

“In my role, I will be working on new ways for Alliant customers to search for and share knowledge, learn best practices, provide feedback, and collaborate with other users. 

“Ultimately, we want to empower our customers, improve their experience, and strengthen the entire Alliant community. I can’t wait to get started!”

Alliant Systems Hires Director of Community

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