Lori Plate

Director of Enterprise Applications

Johnsonville Sausage, LLC

As Director of Enterprise Applications at Johnsonville Sausage, Lori is responsible for providing strategy, leadership, management and development of the Enterprise Applications team implementing and supporting Johnsonville’s SAP, Business Intelligence and EDI environments.  The overall objective and goal of Lori and her team is to partner with the business to align processes and technology solutions to efficiently and effectively enable business goals and objectives.

Lori joined Johnsonville in 2008 and has held various roles in the MIS organization including BI Business Analyst, Sales and Marketing Business Partner and Project Manager.  Before joining Johnsonville, Lori was a Principal Business Analyst for Sales, Marketing and Distribution at Miller Brewing Company and has also spent time working in the Financial Services, Manufacturing and Consulting Areas.

Lori is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin Madison with a Bachelors of Science in Civil and Environmental Engineering.


April 17, 2014


Reflections on Leading in IT

3 min read

The first time someone referred to me as a “woman leader in IT,” I was honestly caught by surprise.  I had never stopped and thought about the idea that I...