ISM-Orange County, Inc.

A Chapter of the Institute for Supply Management working together to advance the profession of supply management.

Orange County's Leading Supply Chain Management Professionals 

The mission of ISM—OC is to provide opportunities for the development and growth of supply professionals.

ISM—Orange County, Inc. is a local chapter of Institute for Supply Management®. ISM—Orange County (ISM—OC) offers a unique way to get involved in ISM and grow your knowledge and network as a supply management professional. We provide a path to stay connected, engaged and up to date with events in supply management in our region. 




Upcoming Events




Chapter Meeting

ISM-Orange County Supply Chain Jeopary dinner meeting

Dinner meeting with interactive supply chain jeopardy game.

Location: Hilton Costa Mesa- Bristol restaurant - 3050 Bristol St. Costa Mesa, CA 92626   
Sponsor: 480 ISM—Orange County, Inc.
Hilton Costa Mesa- Bristol restaurant
Merle W Roberts, CPSM, CPSD, C.P.M., A.P.P.





Quarterly State of Risk Update

Join the executive leaders from ISM and Resilinc as they come together as part of a quarterly series to discuss the latest and emerging risks and disruptions impacting global supply chains. ISM CEO Tom Derry and Resilinc CEO Bindiya Vakil will also provide insights based on respective data and research from both organizations.



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Find Your Zone of Being: All Flow No Hustle!!

The things we don’t know about ourselves are controlling our lives and we just call it fate! It is what it is. The truth is that when we intentionally align our values and live out of our superpowers we experience more flow and less hustle. When we understand WHY we do what we do, we have more influence and create greater impact in the areas the mean the most. When we live In Purpose On Purpose, we attract all the blessings, resources, and people we need to create a life of significance.

In this energizing and engaging experience, James Madison will ignite a personal awakening to your Zone of BEing that keeps you Flowing through everything you create in life! Learn how to Pivot On Purpose and align who you are with what you do for more joy, peace, and overall fulfillment. When we live our Purpose, we never work another day in our lives!

Learning Objectives:

  • You will learn the primary core values that motivate and inspire everything you do and strategies to flow in your Zone of Being.
  • You will recognize the environments, activities and circumstances that energize you and the ones that drain you.
  • You will understand how to Pivot On Purpose and align who you are with what you do.
  • You will learn how to implement a game plan to cultivate stronger personal and professional relationships.
  • You will identify how to achieve Work-Life Integration for greater personal and professional fulfillment.

Highlights from the President

ISM—OC is planning to have in-person events in 2023. We are open to feedback on what topics members would like to have covered for discussion. Please feel free to send open job postings at your company- and ISM—OC will be able to post. Hope to see you in 2023!

Join ISM

Your membership in ISM will provide a powerful path to stay connected, engaged, and up-to-date with everything happening in supply management. Serious procurement and supply chain professionals are dedicated to staying in the know about their profession and staying at the top of their game. An ISM membership will provide you with that and more.

More than 100 years of experience speaks for itself – ISM can help you succeed. It's our mission.

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Supply Management News & Reports

The Changing Hospital Procurement Prognosis

May 08, 2023

Product and labor shortages still abound — and cost is still paramount — but health-care systems are realizing the value and opportunities their supply chains can bring in other ways. 

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