Lorie Clements

LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/lorieclements
Email: lorie.clements@waterfall.team
Phone: 832.316.2402

Executive Overview

Lorie has led companies from start-ups, and P/E backed firms to turnarounds and growth stage companies across 9 industries and 7 countries.

Before joining Waterfall, she was a VP for Medici and COO for 2nd.MD, two innovative healthcare IT companies, which provide direct access to leading specialists.  Lorie has served as President of a Texas wide services company, as CFO securing investment capital for solar energy power plants, and Vice President roles for business development, sales and marketing for both small and large companies domestically and abroad.

Lorie chairs the Rice Entrepreneurial Organization Business Roundtables and serves on of the Board of Directors of the Fort Bend Women’s Center helping survivors of domestic violence and assault and their children.

Lorie holds an MBA from Rice University and a BBA of Finance from the University of Texas in Austin.  She was named a “40 Under 40” in 2013 and a Woman To Watch in 2016, both by the Houston Business Journal.

Area of Expertise

  • Executive Management
  • Business Unit P&L in Fortune 100, Mid-market, Start-ups
  • Finance, Budget & Cost
  • Upstream Oil & Gas Engineering & Operations
  • Strategy and Program Implementation
  • Technology development and Implementation
  • Quality Management and Process Improvement
  • Team, Organizational, Human Development
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Construction

Representative Client Engagements

  • Senior Leaders
  • VP/Director
  • Mid-Management/Supervisor
  • Professional Individuals

Area of Expertise

  • Business Unit P&L in Mid-market, Start-ups
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Finance, Budget & Cost
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Strategy and Program Implementation
  • Quality and Process Improvement
  • Customer Service
  • Executive Management
  • Member and Leader Board of Directors
  • Executive Management
  • Technology development and Implementation
  • Team, Organizational, Human Development

Education

  • B.A. in Business Administration and Finance, University of Texas at Austin
  • MBA, Rice University
  • Industry/Functional Experience
  • Information Management/Information Technology
  • Customer Care
  • Solar Energy
  • Manufacturing
  • Consulting
  • Aviation & Air Transport
  • Transportation
  • Healthcare
  • Global operations management & new market entry
  • Leadership, Organization, & Human development across technical and soft skills

Professional/Corporate Experience

  • C-Suite level leader of middle market and start-up companies in transportation, energy and healthcare.

Cultural/Multi-National Experience

  • Executive and Operational experience in France, UK, Europe, Singapore
  • Bi Lingual English – French

Notables

  • Designed and implemented successful turn-around and growth strategies for companies ranging from start up to growth stage across a variety of industries across the world.
  • Led global cross-functional teams while quickly and creatively resolving issues.
  • Experienced in equity markets and investor relations for multimillion dollar project financing.
  • Dedicated to improving efficacy through process improvement and quantitative mastery.
  • Recognized as a dynamic presenter, motivational leader, and excellent communicator.

 Professional Affiliation

  • Bend Women’s Center President 2016 and Governance Chair 2017, General Board Member, 2014 – 2015
  • Rice University, CEO Roundtable Chair 2017
  • Rice University Jones Partners Organization, Board Member 2012 – 2015, Corporate Committee
Rice University,
  • Jones Graduate School Entrepreneurship Organization, Board Member, 2011-2013
  • Rice University, Adjunct Professor, Capstone Class for Exec & Professional MBA students, 2012 – 2013