Our Team

Louis Prue

Professional Manufacturing & Business Growth Advisor

(802) 363-7229 [email protected]

Louis comes to VMEC after a variety of work experiences at numerous Vermont manufacturers. He’s held operational roles including Logistics Manager, Supply Chain Manager, Quality Manager and Director of Operations. He has been on a Lean journey for over 20 years. His work experience ranges from a small start-up to a large aerospace manufacturer. As a collaborative leader, Louis enjoys identifying challenges and improving processes with functional teams. The idea of empowering a workforce to continuously improve, makes the work exciting and rewarding.

Originally from northeastern Vermont, he moved to Burlington for a college degree and stayed. He studied business management and earned degrees from both Champlain and Trinity Colleges. As a lifelong learner he immersed himself in Lean philosophies, advancing that knowledge with every position he has held.

In summer 2023, Louis became certified as a PCQI (Preventive Controls for Human Food) practitioner.

As a Vermonter, Louis embraces all five seasons. He enjoys the amazing opportunities Vermont offers in the rain, snow and even mud. You may bump into him jogging, hiking or biking back-country trails. In addition, he plays hockey and dabbles in standup comedy. Most importantly, Louis is a dedicated husband and father.

Louis has played on the same hockey pickup group for over 30 years. The group is still waiting for a flash mob to fill the arena! Louis also loves Vermont so much, he’s in a group of four who are three years into visiting every town in Vermont as part of the 251 Club (Vermont 251 Club).

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