Advisory Board

Rider’s Global Supply Chain Management Program is truly a partnership between our University and the GSCM industry. Together, we focus on giving Rider students the knowledge and skills — as well as practical experience — necessary to enter the supply chain management profession and ultimately become leaders in the field.

We benefit greatly from the advice and counsel of our Advisory Board, comprised of some of country’s leading supply chain management experts. Their involvement assures GSCM majors of a learning experience that incorporates the very best practices and latest technologies in the field.

Participating individuals and their organizations include:

Name Title Company
Joe Andraski Founder Collaborative Energizer LLC
Julia Cardia Supply Planner Campbell Soup
Warren Cohen Vice President Global Transportation and Trade Management BD - Becton Dickinson
Ken Colbert Vice President, Logistics Church and Dwight
Robert D’Avanzo Managing Director Accenture
Tom Elliott Senior Director, Network Strategy Pfizer
Kim Forte Life Sciences Digital Innovation Strategist SAP
John Hellriegel Vice President, Global Supply Planning Estee Lauder
George Harry Director of Global Transportation Johnson & Johnson
Amy Leslie Executive Director, Corporate Strategy Management Olympus Corporation of the Americas
Suzanne Richer Director, Trade Advisory Practice Amber Road
Jack Schmidt Senior Manager Life Sciences Industry Sales Deloitte
Larry Smith Vice President Global Supply Chain (retired) BD - Becton Dickinson
Adrianne Swerdlow Assistant Vice President, Retail Supply Chain L’Oreal