Career Summary

SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT LEADER with over 10 years of leadership experience. Strong background in Logistics Operations, Logistics Systems, and Change Management. Demonstrated performance working with multiple business entities implementing supply chain solutions.

Responsibilities and Accomplishments

  • Systems
    • Oracle Transportation Management system implementation
    • Designed, built, and managed itinerary structure for shipment planning through execution in OTM
    • Built and managed structure for two rate interfaces for domestic and international shipments
    • Created and maintained agent work to shape business structure
    • Made4net WMS implementation
    • EDI integration and support with outside carriers
    • Project management on large and small scale from design to deliverable results
    • Agile, Waterfall, and Iterative practices used in project execution
    • Lead training seminar orchestrator for internal and external business partners demonstrating and explaining all new business practices, enhancements, and change management operations related to new system implementations
  • Supply Chain Management
    • Lead Project Operational Manager for a 3 year, 5 phase enterprise overhaul with centralized focus of Oracle implementation.
    • Managed and improved supplier, branch, and customer execution chains eliminating waste
    • Streamlined information and material flow resulting in reduced lead time from international suppliers to end customers
    • Customer service management for internal and external business partners committed to problem management and resolution
  • Logistics and Transportation Management
    • Create and maintain KPI reports and modules for branch/supplier/carrier performance
    • Secured and routed domestic freight while providing tracking and deliverable information to customers
    • Created cost savings opportunities by combining/holding/delivering freight to stay within container and unload time allowance
    • Managed and negotiated ocean carrier contracts with rates that were consistently 3-8% below average market for the given time period
    • Member of a team that built and grew an international shipper’s association that currently ships over 40,000 TEUs
  • Warehousing and Distribution
    • Established workable metrics for material distribution and reporting
    • Maintained workable levels of inventory
    • Created sku based reorder levels for diversified portfolio of material and product
    • Fleet scheduling

Work History

Work History
2010 - 2015

Operations Projects Leader

Leggett & Platt Global Supply Chain Solutions
  • Project leader for implementation of Oracle Transportation Management System
  • OTM super user
  • Designed and built system functionality to fit operational needs of L&P
  • Analyzed system and user performance to design and implement upgraded system functionality
  • EDI and integration support with outside carriers and suppliers (204/210/214/304/310/315)
  • International travel experience working with internal and external L&P business partners
  • Trained branches, suppliers, and outside service providers with the new functionality of OTM
  • Maintained weekly/monthly/quarterly projects with goals and deadlines with the VP of Logistics Systems and VP of International Logistics
2007 - 2010

International Logistics Coordinator

Leggett & Platt Global Logistics
  • Coordinated FCL/LCL/AIR import shipments with logistic service providers and L&P branches
  • Expedited freight
  • Managed carrier expenses for cost savings opportunities
  • Secured freight quotes on new shipping lanes and materials
  • Reported weekly branch activity to the GM of International Logistics
  • Ocean contract rate negotiation
2004 - 2006

Customer Service

McCormick Place
  • Scheduled delivery of both vendor product and show appointed furniture for vendors
  • Coordinated construction to assemble and disassemble trade show exhibits


May 2010


Elmhurst College

Supply Chain Management

May 2007


Northern Illinois University

Business/Corporate Communications


  • Supply Chain Management
  • Systems
  • Change Management
  • Logistics
  • Customer Service
  • 3PL


  • OTM SIG Conference
  • Customer Service Seminars
  • Microsoft Office
  • Oracle Transportation Management