E&I Cooperative Services is pleased to welcome LJ Sylvester as the new Member Relations Executive for Virginia, Maryland and the Washington DC area.
In this new role, LJ will work closely with E&I members and business partners to ensure satisfaction, and increase utilization and awareness of our existing solutions and contracts in the Cooperative’s portfolio.
LJ is an experienced sales and marketing consultant with an extensive 15 years of experience. Throughout her career, LJ has made noticeable strategic contributions and provided valuable tactical insights to coworkers and clients. She has developed a comprehensive knowledge of the K-12 and higher education communities by holding positions such as Field Sales Representative, Strategic and Enterprise Sales Manager, and Educational Sales Consultant.
“LJ brings incredible insight, creativity, and enthusiasm to this position,” said Tom Fitzgerald, CEO of E&I. “We are confident that she will use these assets to further strengthen the Cooperative’s relationships between members and business partners.”
E&I Cooperative Services (E&I) is the member-owned, not-for-profit sourcing cooperative delivering expertise, solutions and services to education and related institutions. E&I provides members with access to a diverse portfolio of competitively awarded contracts, electronic procurement platforms and consulting services to help them source effectively. By leveraging the knowledge and expertise of nearly 4,000 member institutions, E&I helps members reduce costs and optimize supply chain efficiencies. The National Institute of Governmental Purchasing (NIGP) has validated E&I’s member-driven competitive solicitation process as being in compliance with generally accepted procurement standards.