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Joni Holeman

Joni Holeman is President of Affirmation Training Inc., teaching operations and supply chain best practices along with human potential principles.  Joni has over 25 years of planning, materials management, and manufacturing experience in businesses ranging from custom lighting (ETO), value engineering, electronics (MTO & ATO), and remanufacturing (MTS).  Each point along her career path prepared her for the concepts she now instructs.
Joni's passions include Pugs, training with a humorous twist, volunteering on church projects and promoting Strategic Planning as a life skill for grownups.  Joni teaches the entire Principles program, Parts 1 and 2 of CPIM, CSCP and CLTD. Within APICS’ Workshops family she specializes in CFSCM, Inventory Control, Intro to ERP and Lean Enterprise. She is an IDP Master for the Instructor Development modules of Train-the-Trainer and Learning Dynamics for Instructors, and co-teaches the Applied Instructor Skills module with Maryanne Ross.
An obsessive compulsive volunteer since 1991, Joni is a past President of the DC Metro APICS chapter. She then served for 19 years as their VP of Education. An avid believer in volunteer development, she coaches nonprofits on how to successfully sell their invisible services.  Joni writes online and instructor-led curriculum, develops interactive workshops and is a frequent conference speaker.
She has trained thousands of participants working for companies such as ExxonMobil, Northrup Grumman, Johnson & Johnson, Micron, DuPont, GE and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.