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Supply Chain Management

Eagle, Idaho, 83616, United States
May 24, 2010

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Executive Management Professional with **+ years of leadership experience

in Engineering, Procurement, Manufacturing, Information Technology, and

Global Supply Chain Management.

Known for ability to navigate complex organizational structures to achieve

results through transformational enterprise-wide initiatives at the

intersection of Supply Chain Operations and Information Technology.

Strategic, metrics driven, thought leader with demonstrated ability to

recruit and develop high-performance teams who consistently exceed


Leadership Experience

Global Procurement

Global IT Implementations

Manufacturing Outsourcing

Returns Repair

Reverse Logistics

eCommerce Fulfillment

Six Sigma/Lean Mfg

Reverse Auctions

Global Manufacturing

P/L Responsibility Business Development


Product Generation

3rd Party Management

Statistical Quality Control

Professional Experience

westminster Homes - Chief operating officer 2006 - 2008

Hired to establish self-sustaining business structure, hire and train

executive management team, and create exit strategy for owners. Drastic

changes in housing and mortgage markets made this strategy unrealistic.

Responsible for all operations, marketing, and financial management for

$50M residential home builder.

Grew operating margins by 44% through supplier management, stronger

financial controls, and operating efficiencies while revenues declined 90%.

Hewlett Packard 1989 - 2006

Director, Global Supply Management 2002-2006

Merge Hewlett Packard and Compaq global procurement processes, provided

global spend visibility and leverage, and delivered supporting procurement

IT tools while reducing IT cost structure.

Delivered common processes and IT platforms for Planning, Purchase Order,

Forecast, and Inventory Collaboration through 3-tier supply chain,

decreasing pipeline inventory from months to days.

Delivered global spend visibility, an eRFX/Reverse Auctions capability, and

contract compliance processes which together delivered an estimated $1.6B

in COGs savings.

Managed IT implementations with SAP, I2 Technologies, Ariba, and other SCIT

Providers to lower overall IT support costs by 54%.

Director, eCommerce Supply Chain 1999 - 2002

Established global order management and fulfillment infrastructure to

support new HP-Direct sales channel through combination of internal

processes and outsourced providers.

Delivered capability without increase in internal headcount, lower cost-per-

shipped-unit, and better fill-rate performance than competition.

LaserJet Engineering Section Manager 1996 - 1999

Established outsourced, regional product completion supply chain model

Relocated manufacturing factory from Boise to regional sites: San Jose, CA;

Singapore; Netherlands; Later expanded to France, Virginia, and China.

Established Channel returns policy, reverse logistics, and repair

facilities for all HP printers.

Global organization consisted of nearly 100 engineering, production, and

logistics personnel.

LaserJet Factory Engineering Manager 1995 -1996

Disk Drive R&D Engineer 1992 - 1995

Process Development and QA Engineer 1989 - 1992

What I Bring to the Table

13 Years of Management Experience, including 7 years of functional or

general management experience with P/L responsibility.

Demonstrated Operational Leadership Expertise in global manufacturing,

distribution, procurement, and IT with distributed management team and

diverse workforce.

Significant 3rd Party Management Experience, including contract

manufacturers, logistics providers, and IT solution providers.

End-to-End Supply Chain Experience: planning, procurement, manufacturing,

quality assurance, and logistics, including channel and online fulfillment

and returns.

Product Generation Experience, including 10 years in R&D, Quality

Assurance, or manufacturing new product introduction.

Collaboration and Change Leadership: Proven ability to lead break-through,

cross-business initiatives at the enterprise-wide level.

Strategic Vision: Demonstrated capability to develop a vision and build

strong organizational alignment and support for that vision.

Breakthrough Thinking: Ability to think out of the box. Thrive on new

opportunities and approaches. Willing to challenge and take risks.

Strong Relationship Skills: Great at developing win-win synergistic, cross-

functional relationships and partnerships.

Passion for Results: Ability to focus on what is important and to achieve

significant results. Metrics oriented and not content with mediocre


Business Acumen: Thorough understanding of financial management, business

planning, functional metrics and making tough business trade-offs and

leverage expertise across industries.

Business Development Experience within both large, Fortune 500 enterprises

and small business.

Employment History

westminster homes - Eagle, ID COO, 2006 to 2008

Hewlett Packard - Boise, ID Director, 1989 to 2006

US ARMY; US Army Reserve - HI, AZ, ID Staff Sergeant, 1985 to 1995


university of Arizona - Tucson, AZ

BS, Systems and Industrial Engineering, 1989 GPA: 3.3/4.0

Specialized in Statistical Modeling, Statistical Quality Control, and

Operations Research

Boise State University - Boise, ID

Program for Management Development, 1996

Selected by HP Senior Leadership Team. Non-degreed, Executive MBA Program

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