A proven and innovative leader with over 20 years of experience in project management, strategic planning and truckload, supply chain, returnable packaging and logistics operations. My prior service in the military as a commissioned Army officer, 8 years with Schneider National Carriers, Inc. and 11 years with Caterpillar, Inc. has given me unique insights into the manufacturing and the logistics industries. Currently, I serve as an Innovation Manager in Caterpillar’s Marketing and Digital Division.
Specialties: I have experience in deploying innovation methodologies and strategic consulting services at a Fortune 50 company and have worked on projects utilizing methodologies from the University of California – Berkeley, iDNA, the Stanford d.school and Doblin. I possess highly developed skills in determining and setting strategy, deploying and applying transformative business methodologies, asset management, returnable packaging management, transportation planning, customer analysis, project management and globe spanning operations and the direct leadership of high performing teams in excess of 900 people. I am also a certified 6 Sigma Black Belt and an invited speaker.