Lisa Bitsky is President and owner of Automated Design Corp., located just outside of Chicago, Illinois in Romeoville. Started in 1986, along with her husband, Automated Design builds custom automation and Sports research and testing equipment, selling globally since the 1990’s. In this role, she established the company’s export programs that expanded their customer base internationally, working with all of the major players in the Sporting Goods industry. Additionally, Lisa is a mentor to other women owned businesses in the Chicago area.
While President, Lisa was the first recipient of the STEP program award in Illinois, This award allowed Automated Design a Grant to expand sales to China and South Korea. Automated Design was winner of “Exporter of the Year” in 2013. Lisa has sat on several panels, encouraging new businesses. These include the “Heels of Business” and the American Express Grow Global Event. Lisa has also copyrighted and sells “QUICKTIP” bag tags, an instructional golf bag tag that demonstrates the proper setup on how to play an uneven lie correctly.
Automated Design has worked closely with governing bodies around the world, in both Golf and Baseball, to establish new testing procedures to both improve the game and protect the safety of the players.