Chris is a Managing Director in the Trailblazers offering. He has over 25 years of supply chain, procurement, and operational experience in a broad range of global industrial manufacturing companies. Chris specializes in productivity improvements and supply chain diversification for risk and cost mitigation. He brings experience in driving end-to-end transformations of the entire supply chain and procurement functions through a defined process enabling and teaching teams in best practices.
Previously, Chris was the Vice President of Supply Chain & Logistics / Director of Manufacturing Monolithics & Mining for Resco Products, a North American-based producer of value-added refractory solutions. Additionally, Chris spent several years as a Vice President of Supply Chain & Operations in the filtration industry.
Chris earned his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Clemson University, an MBA from the University of North Carolina – Charlotte and is a Six-Sigma Green Belt. He also earned a Lifetime Certified Purchasing Manager and Certified Professional in Supply Management certification from the Institute for Supply Management (ISM).