Professional: Experienced Sourcing and Supply Chain leader, skilled at leading teams charged with aggressive goals for improving supply chain performance and delivery. Proven team builder who drives consistent bottom line growth while implementing streamlined processes, methodologies and management best practices.
Professional Specialties: Sourcing, Purchasing, Supplier Management / Supplier Relations, Supply Chain Project Management for New Product Development, Negotiations, Cost Management, Lean Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement strategies, Talent Development & High-Performance Team Building. As a side professional passion, I facilitate learning to high-potential and other interested employees in the area of "Strengths" (as per information found in the book Strengths Based Leadership and others from the Gallup organization).
Personal: I love my family and being a husband, father, and a new grandfather. I enjoy the outdoors, i.e. traveling, camping, fishing, hiking, golf, and also being on two-wheels (motorcycling and bicycling).