Partners

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Executive Board I Industry Board

Executive Board

Institute Members have the greatest impact on the Institute’s mission of NEAR (Network, Education, and Advanced Research). Your annual contribution provides the resources to host leading events, such as the Annual Randall R. Kendrick Global Supply Chain Institute Excellence Summit, and conduct thought leadership in cutting-edge supply chain practices. From Patron to Partner, your support allows the Institute to be on the forefront of the industry.

  Executive Board  
Board Member Title Company
Carl Asmus President and CEO FedEx Cross Border
Carl Mount SVP, Logistics and US Retail Supply Chain Starbucks
Chris Cookson Partner, Supply chain Ernst and Young
Cindy Elliott Head of Commercial Industry Marketing Global Go-To-Market Strategy - Manufacturing and Logistics Esri
Cliff Katab Chief Executive Officer TwinMed, LLC
Craig Kaplan Chief Executive Officer Performance Team
Craig Meyer President, US industrial JLL
Dr. Noel Hacegaba Deputy Executive Director/COO Port of Long Beach
Gene Ochi Chief Executive Officer UTi Worldwide Inc. (Former)
Gene Seroka Executive Director Port of Los Angeles
Jonathan Rosenthal Chief Executive Officer ESP Logistics Technology
Larry Malanga Chief Executive Officer Mexflex Logistics
Patti Daniels S.V.P Logistics ITO EN (North America) INC.
Raaja Kanwar Vice Chairman and Managing Director Apollo International Limited
Ralph Riehl Managing Director DACHSER
Randy Kendrick Founder and CEO Xebec
Richard Thompson International Director, Supply Chain & Logistics Solutions JLL
Stephanie Hughes Global Client Manager at A.P. Moller Maersk
Young Byun Director of Operations Kukdong

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Industry Advisory Board

The Industry Advisory Board is established to help the Institute fulfill its mission of educating future leaders, building networks, and collaborating with companies. We offer our industry advisory board members two tracks: the Jobs Track and the Networking Track. Our members make an annual commitment to one track with the expectation that they will support our Institute in four key areas.

Jobs Track Networking Track
1. Internships
Provide our students with critical hands-on experiences through internships and training programs.
1. Speaking
Speak at student events and program courses regarding your experience in the industry.
2. Job Shadowing
Help students explore career paths by hosting job shadowing days.
2. Mentorship
Offer your time and industry expertise to guide students looking for career advice.
3. Recruitment Sessions
Participate in our Annual Career Fairs held specifically for USC Supply Chain students or host exclusive sessions for your company.
3. Consulting Projects
Provide supply chain-related projects or research opportunities to connect with our students.
4. Externships
Offer students experiential learning opportunities through short practical experiences in the field.
4. Events
Actively participate in events hosted by the Institute, such as the Annual GSCM Summit, or sponsor individual events, such as business mixers and information sessions for our students.
  Advisory Board  
Board Member Title Company
Brad Dechter President Dependable Global Express (DGX) and DHX- Dependable Hawaiian Express
Chris Gopal Global Supply Chain & Operations Consultant and Educator/ Independent Consultant  
Chris Poole Research Managing Vice President Gartner
Jay Dick Senior Vice President CBRE
Jeffrey Weiss Partner Steptoe
Manish Kapoor Founder & CEO Advatix
Manju Devadas Chief Executive Officer Pluto 7
Matt Albanese Chief Executive Officer The Everest Group
Patrick Burnson Executive Editor Peerless Media
Phillip Branham President B&L Group
Raj Rangaswamy Executive Partner & Head - Strategic Growth SADA
Rebecca Branham Co-Founder & Managing Director B&L Group
Wayne Jepson Vice President, International Solutions Traffic Tech

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