Lori Rush Lancaster serves under Andra Rush as vice president of the Rush Group of Companies, which owns and operates Rush Trucking Corporation, Dakkota Integrated Systems and Rush Supply Chain Management. Rush Group is one of the largest woman-owned businesses in Michigan, and among the largest Native-owned enterprises in the United States.
In December 2013, Ms. Rush Lancaster moved with her family to Michigan from Massachusetts, where she previously served as a critical care nurse at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. In January 2014, she joined Detroit Manufacturing Systems, a tier-one automotive supplier formerly owned by Rush Group, in service to the president and CEO, dedicated to operational launches and corporate negotiations. Since February 2015, she has functioned as corporate executive for business development, collaborating with the COO of Dakkota Integrated Systems on launches, special projects and business proposals. She also reports directly to Ms. Rush on matters related to quality and customer satisfaction for each business and participates in customer marketing and diversity leadership events and initiatives.
Ms. Rush Lancaster, who also serves on the Dakkota Integrated Systems Board of Directors, holds two bachelor’s degrees, one in political science from the University of Michigan Ann Arbor and another in nursing from the University of Massachusetts Boston.