SCM Industry Advisory Board

The Supply Chain Management (SCM) Industry Advisory Board (IAB) at Naveen Jindal School of Management nurtures a mutually beneficial intellectual exchange of ideas between university scholars and their knowledgeable counterparts in industry.

The IAB provides input to and feedback on current and future supply chain programs to ensure knowledge, skills and abilities acquired by program graduates meet marketplace demand. IAB participants have an opportunity to assume a leadership role in the recruiting and hiring of UT Dallas SCM students and have an opportunity to network with other SCM executives.

IAB Key Roles

Industry advisory board members have build close relationships with our SCM programs. Their primary function is to advise and assist our SCM faculty in terms of curriculum innovation, job placement, and program promotion. They also:

  • Provide guidance on SCM curriculum and program
  • Provide feedback on SCM initiatives
  • Provide internships to supply chain students
  • Hire our SCM students
  • Provide financial support for scholarships
  • Provide guest speakers on a regular basis
  • Provide real-world SCM projects to students
  • Provide research opportunities
  • Participate in mentoring students and shadow programs
  • Host plant and facility visits

Current IAB Members

The industry advisory board members for supply chain management programs are listed below:

Company Name Title
American Airlines Cathy Stukel Director, Supply
AT&T Keith Connolly VP, Consumer Supply Chain
AT&T Sean Van Ausdall AVP, Global Business & Operations Sourcing
BNSF Rich Margl AVP, Supply Chain
Fujitsu Barry Chapman Senior Manager, Business Product Management
Genco (AT&T) Art Smuck President
Groiss Consulting Herbert Groiss President
HP Cory Locke VP, Global Procurement
Honeywell Sephen Walker Director, Operations
Mary Kay Mia McCown Director, Operations
McKesson Will Brugge Director, Inventory Management
MedAssets DeAnna Herrin Sr VP, Strategic Sourcing Solutions
Nokia Matti Juntura Director, North America Logistics
Nokia Siemense Networks Kim Aaltonen Head, North America Procurement
PepsiCo Dr. Sanjay Mehta Business Info Solutions
Samsung Telecom America Corey Kerstetter VP, Business Planning and Operations
SM Clampett Analytics Steve Clampett President and CEO
Southwest Airlines Garry Culinane Director, Procurement
Tata Consulting Services Ajay Pol Associate Director, Supply Chain Center
Texas Instruments Jan De Meulder Director, Trade Compliance, Supply Chain & Logistics
Texas Instruments Jim Shultz Director, WW Procurement & Logistics
UPS Randy Stanley VP, US Operations
World Wide Technology Kurt Grimminger VP, Supply Chain Operations