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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 the 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 Member at Large, formerly Vice President of Global Transportation and Trade Management BD (retired)
Robert D’Avanzo Managing Director Accenture
Tom Elliott Senior Director, Network Strategy and Management, Intercompany Operations Pfizer
Kim Forte Life Sciences Digital Innovation Strategist SAP
John Hanna Executive Director, Global Manufacturing, Planning and Optimization Estee Lauder
George Harry Director of Global Transportation Johnson & Johnson
Amy Leslie Executive Director, Corporate Strategy Management Olympus Corporation of the Americas
Bill Maddox Vice President of Sales ALK Technology
Suzanne Richer Director, Trade Advisory Practice Amber Road
Jack Schmidt Senior Manager, Life Sciences Industry Sales Deloitte
Larry Smith Member at Large, formerly Vice President of Global Supply Chain BD (retired)
Adrianne Swerdlow Assistant Vice President, Retail Supply Chain L’Oreal
Andrew Yeager Director, Procurement Program Management Office & MRP Church & Dwight