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Lecturer in Supply Chain Management
MBA University of San Diego
B.A. Pomona College, Economics
Ray Hummell has been an adjunct faculty member at the University of San Diego since 1998. He currently teaches Supply Chain Management to undergraduate students and Strategic Cost Management to undergraduate and graduate students at USD. Other areas of expertise and teaching include Supply Management, Financial and Managerial Accounting, and Micro and Macroeconomics. hummell's more recent work experience outside of academia includes a professional internship at Harley Davidson and controller positions at Western Pacific Foods and Differential Seismology. While at Harley Davidson, Hummell developed the company’s worldwide commodity strategy for seats and saddlebags, a $50 million annual spend. The strategy was designed to be a template for the remaining 70+ "commodities" that make up a motorcycle. Hummell’s research and consulting interests are in accounting systems and cost management in the supply chain. His mentor was Professor David N. Burt, professor emeritus and founder of the Supply Chain Management Institute. Together, they consulted in supply management with corporations including Whirlpool and Avery-Dennison. In addition to teaching, Hummell currently assists undergraduate supply chain management students prepare for and secure challenging and well-paid internships and employment in southern California.