About

The Supply Chain Management Institute, directed by Joel Sutherland, was created in 1999 and today has a rightly deserved reputation for supporting the development of exceptional professionals who are sought after by industry and the public sector alike.

The SCMI Advisory Board consists of senior executives of firms recognized as being on the leading edge of their respective industries and fields.

USD’s MS-SCM is one of the leading programs in the world, possessing both Institute of Supply Management (ISM) approval and Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) accreditation.

SCMI disseminates its insights and best practices through graduate web-based programs, residence programs, executive education, and semi-annual forums.

Advisory Board

Joel Sutherland
Managing Director
Supply Chain Management Institute
University of San Diego

Jimmy Anklesaria
President & CEO
Anklesaria Group

Kelly Breitenbecher
Sr. Vice President, CIO
Petco Animal Supplies, Inc.

Rosemary Coates
Founder & President
Blue Silk Consulting

Cathie Deal
Director
Supply Chain
ViaSat, Inc.

Carrie Ericson
Vice President
AT Kearney Procurement & Analytic Solutions

Tim Fischer
Sr. Vice President
Supply Chain
Bumble Bee Foods

Dean Gordon
Vice President 
Supply Chain Services
Jack in the Box

William Green
Vice President
Sales
SalesForce.com

James Hill
Sr. Vice President
Integrated Supply Chain Operations
Targus Group International

Vince Kasperick
President
AimLoan.com

Steve Kewley
Director
Global Supply Chain
Solar Turbines, A Caterpillar Company

Mark Mealy
Director
Client Solutions
UTi Integrated Logistics

Angel Mendez
Sr. Vice President
Cisco Transformation
Cisco Systems, Inc.

José Muñoz-Gonzalez
Vice President
Supply Chain and Operational Excellence
AMETEK

Kevin Nohelty
Vice President
Supply Chain
WD-40 Company

Tom Olesen
Chief Supply Chain Officer
Bonneville Power Administration

Mark Palamar
Senior Director
Operations
QUALCOMM

Debbie Avila
Enterprise Procurement Director
Southern California Edison

Lisa Shambro
Founder, Executive Director
Foundation for Strategic Sourcing

Jim Smith
Director
Sector Global Supply Chain Operations
Northrop Grumman Corporation

Maria Thompson
President/Owner
Agile Sourcing Partners, Inc.

Cindy Urbaytis
Vice President, Managing Director
Institute for Supply Management

Joe Velasquez
Director
Supply Management & Diversity Suppliers
Sempra Energy Utilities

David Wilson
Vice President
Distribution & Logistics
HD Supply