Mike brings more than 20 years of experience in strategic sourcing, supply chain, and cost reduction for both indirect and direct materials across a variety of industries. He has deep expertise in indirect-cost reduction and in building and scaling strategic sourcing teams. In addition to consulting experience, he started and led the development of True Value's indirect strategic sourcing department and merchandise-COGS-reduction team. Mike has delivered savings for clients in the manufacturing, logistics, retail, consumer goods, pharmaceuticals, and public sectors.
Mike has an MBA from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management and a Master of Engineering Management from Northwestern's McCormick School of Engineering.