H/WISE Forum Distinguished Panelist: Lisa J. Scheller

WISE Forum Distinguished Panelist: Lisa J. Scheller

President & Chairman, Silberline Manufacturing Co., Inc.

Lisa Jane Scheller is currently the President and Chairman of Silberline Manufacturing Co., Inc., a third-generation family-owned and operated business established in 1945. Silberline is a world leader and global supplier of high-quality special effect and performance pigments with world headquarters located in Tamaqua, Pennsylvania. Silberline has manufacturing facilities in the United States, Scotland, and China, with sales and representative offices in Brazil, China, Mexico, and India, and employs over 600 employees worldwide. 

Lisa possesses a Master of Science Degree in Manufacturing System Engineering from Lehigh University and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Math from the University of Colorado. 

Currently, Lisa is a board member of the Executive Committee and Chair of the Finance Committee of the Aluminum Association, a national trade organization. 

Some of the numerous awards and accolades that Silberline has received under Lisa’s leadership include the Family Business of the Year Award from Lehigh Carbon Community College in 1998, the Family Business of the Year Award from the Small Business Development Center of Wilkes University in 1999, the Job Creator of the Year Award for the Northeastern Region of Pennsylvania in 2000, the Manufacturing Excellence Award from the Manufacturers Resource Center in 2004, and the Innovative Application of Technology Award from the Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania in 2008. Silberline Limited, which is located in Scotland, has won the Queen’s Award for Enterprise or Innovation on four occasions. Most recently, in April 2018, Silberline received its national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Women’s Business Enterprise Council – PA, DE, sNJ, a regional certifying partner of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).

Lisa likes to travel, hike and bike.


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