Steve is a Senior Operating Director in the Trailblazers offering. He has 25 years’ experience in end-to-end supply chain management, including 20 within global Fortune 100 & 500 consumable goods companies.
He is an internationally known Keynote Speaker and Subject Matter Expert on Integrated Business Planning (IBP) and Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) improvement methods within today’s technology-driven environment.
Previously, Steve was a Vice President of Integrated Business Planning at Ashley Furniture Industry, the world’s largest furniture manufacturer, where he led the Forecasting, Inventory Optimization, and IBP Departments.
Prior to Ashley, Steve was with Newell Brands as a Director of Supply Chain for the Process Solutions Division within a newly created role to oversee the supply chain divestiture from Newell Brands. Post-divestiture, he was the senior supply chain individual facilitating improvement supply chain planning and procurement strategic sourcing separation projects with the private equity firm.
Steve earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in General Management and Real Estate from Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania.