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.
|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|
Provide our students with critical hands-on experiences through internships and training programs.
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.
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.
Offer students experiential learning opportunities through short practical experiences in the field.
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.
|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|
|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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