Lisa Rimpf (she/her) is a daughter, sister, niece, aunt, friend, engineer, collaborator … and, on a journey!
A senior life professional member of SWE, Rimpf appreciates the Society’s rich legacy while maintaining a forward-looking view. She began an active involvement in SWE while a student at The University of Toledo and served in various leadership opportunities during the last two decades, most recently on the Society’s strategic planning body (the Senate) as a senator. Other roles include global ambassador, director of regions, Ohio Valley Region G governor, and collegiate section counselor, as well as her roots in local section volunteering. She was recognized as a SWE Distinguished New Engineer in 2014 and received the 2021 WE Local Legacy Award. She currently belongs to the SWE Germany Metropolregion Rhein-Neckar affiliate.
Rimpf earned her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in chemical engineering. For the first 10 years of her career, she conducted air quality control systems research on exhaust gas from the power plants and industrial point sources. Concurrent with participation in a corporate people development program, she transitioned into business roles, focusing on process improvement, operational excellence, and corporate mergers and acquisitions integration. She moved from the United States to Germany in 2019 as business applications IT manager for Dürr Systems AG and lives near Stuttgart.
Her favorite saying is, “A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle.” Because in shining together we can amplify the brightness!