Leading global advancements and innovations for supply chains
Our leadership team is dedicated to creating opportunities for end-to-end supply chain innovation and meaningful networking for our members and customers worldwide.
Pamela Dow, CSCP, has more than 35 years of experience in supply chain, operations, logistics and planning for automotive original equipment manufacturers and aftermarket customers. She is former vice president, global supply chain planning, analytics, and technology, for Tenneco. Prior to joining Tenneco, Dow spent more than 18 years at Johnson Controls International, serving in progressively senior supply chain roles. Her key focuses included leading teams dedicated to customer satisfaction through supply chain excellence, process improvement and technology enablement. She holds a bachelor’s degree in supply chain management from Michigan State and an MBA in finance and operations management from Wayne State University.
Paul Pittman, Ph.D., CPIM-F, CSCP, is a professor at Indiana University Southeast, where he teaches supply chain and operations management. He also has an extensive consulting career working with firms around the world in executive leadership development and decision-making, as well as supply chain management and process improvement. Pittman has led and served on several ASCM committees and councils as well as presented at numerous at North American and international events. He has published articles in numerous publications, including ASCM’s SCM Now magazine, and is a coeditor of the ASCM Dictionary. Pittman is a graduate of the Terry School of Business at the University of Georgia.
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Olive Sikem Ngah, CPIM, CSCP, SCOR-P, is the Asia Pacific customer service leader for DuPont’s Electronics and Industrial Division. She has 20+ years of diverse international operations, and supply chain management experience and has held progressive roles at DuPont and Johnson and Johnson (now Noramco). Ngah has a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Howard University and is pursuing an Executive MBA at INSEAD, with an expected graduation in January 2024. She has various supply chain certifications and is Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certified.
Amy Augustine, CSCP, is senior director of network supply chain at U.S. Cellular, where she successfully led an organizational transformation of the company’s network supply chain operations. She is responsible for a team of 25 associates and 30 contractors and has ownership and responsibility for all procurement activities, planning and forecasting, logistics and inventory operations. In addition, Augustine oversees 6 warehouses across the United States with approximately $150 million in average in inventory. She is a dynamic supply chain leader and has spent more than 20 years in both the industry and as a consultant.
Christine Barnhart, CPIM, is chief marketing and industry officer at Nulogy, a technology innovator in the extended supply chain. Her extensive experience as a supply chain expert and seasoned software executive makes her uniquely positioned to incorporate sales, product, and customer success in the way marketing approaches its go-to-market, demand generation, and brand-building efforts. Previously, she was vice president of product marketing and go-to-market for Nulogy, and has held top positions at companies including Versuen, Infor, Berry Global, Mead Johnson Nutrition and Whirlpool. Barnhart has been recognized as one of the top women in supply chain by Supply and Demand Chain Executive several times. She holds a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from the University of Evansville and an MBA from the University of Louisville.
James D. Hess, CSCP, oversees global reverse logistics at Google LLC. He maintains and retires one of the world's largest in-service fleets of IT hardware. Responsible for global returns, repair and recycling operations, Hess orchestrates an omnichannel network to provide extended lifecycle management and retirement for over one million IT hardware devices. Prior to his tenure at Google, he served in the United States Army for 25 years. Hess holds bachelor's degrees in history and communications from the University of Toledo, an M.S. in logistics management from the Florida Institute of Technology, an M.A. in military studies from the United States Marine Corps University, and an MBA from the Thunderbird School of Global Management.
Argonne National Laboratory/U.S. Navy
Allison Bennett Irion is Director, Supply Chain Research, Nuclear Technologies and National Security (NTNS) and Advanced Energy Technologies (AET) Directorate Director, Supply Chain Research at Argonne National Laboratory, a U.S. Department of Energy multidisciplinary science and engineering research center. Irion is also a Commander, US Navy Reserve (Strategic Sealift Program, USTRANSCOM), a U.S. Merchant Marine officer, endorsed with a USCG Third Mates License for unlimited tonnage on all oceans, spending one-year on a containership and tankers.
C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc
Adam James is vice president, North America surface transportation at C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. With over 20 years of logistics consulting experience, James is an accomplished supply chain professional who uses analytical and process-driven approaches to establishing priorities and setting outcomes. He is a customer-centric leader with a well-established success record of developing and fostering talent. James holds a bachelor’s degree in English and history from Illinois Wesleyan University and a MicroMasters in supply chain from MIT.
Levi Strauss & Co.
Craig Jones is the Senior Vice President of Global Supply Chain operations at Levi Strauss & Co., one of the world’s largest brand-name apparel companies and a global leader in jeans wear. With over 25 years of experience in supply chain management working with several international retailers including Under Armour, Aldo Group and IKEA, Jones has worked across all corners of the globe, from raw materials, freight, distribution to the end consumer. He has extensive experience in transformation, multi-channel high volume wholesale, retail and digital supply chain retailing, which has helped him develop a deep understanding of the industry and the consumer expectations.
General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT)
Nisa Moore is the business area vice president, diplomacy at General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT). She is a performance-driven senior leader with more than 20 years of government contracting and profit-and-loss leadership experience. Moore leads a portfolio valued at more than $3.5 billion for the Department of State Supply Chain Program, which encompasses the areas of global supply chain management, security engineering, cloud, cyber, threat reduction and leadership of 500 employees. Moore graduated from the Leadership Foundry through Women in Technology and the inaugural Leadership Catalyst at GDIT. She is also GDIT's executive sponsor for ForWARD (For Women’s Advancement, Recognition and Development). Moore holds a bachelor’s degree in merchandising management from Virginia Tech and a master’s degree in supply chain management and logistics from Michigan State.
Pedro A. Neto is a supply chain data scientist in the strategic planning and modeling team at HP Inc., where he leads HP Personal System’s supply planning optimization engine. With more than 10 years of industry experience, Neto is passionate about leading and implementing advanced projects in data science and supply chain analytics, as well as creating models based on complex decisions to recommend actionable insights to stakeholders. He has served on several ASCM committees, including the Research, Innovation and Sensing Committee and the Sensing subcommittee. He holds a Bachelor of Science in industrial engineering and a Doctor of Philosophy in operations research and industrial engineering - both from Penn State.
Jonathan Webster is the chief transformation officer for Envoy Solutions, a specialized distributor and solution provider supporting office, manufacturing, food service and retail operators. In prior roles, Webster was senior vice president; chief transformation officer at Univar Solutions and vice president; general manager for The Coca-Cola Company. He is a strategic, innovative, and results-oriented operations executive who believes in developing the organization and systems necessary to succeed. Webster's 30 years of professional experience span diverse industries in both consultative and executive roles, including fast-moving consumer goods, high-tech, chemicals, automotive, and global logistics services. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business logistics from Penn State and an MBA from Wake Forest University.
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Chief Executive Officer
Abe Eshkenazi, CSCP, CPA, CAE is chief executive officer at ASCM, the largest organization for supply chain and the global pacesetter of organizational transformation, talent development and supply chain innovation. During his tenure, ASCM has significantly expanded its services to corporations, individuals and communities; its revenue has more than doubled; and three mergers were completed in response to heightened industry awareness and the vast and ongoing global impact of supply chains. Previously, Eshkenazi was managing director of the Operations Consulting Group of American Express Tax and Business Services. Eshkenazi holds a Master of Business Administration from Northwestern University, Kellogg Graduate School of Management; a Master of Business Administration from DePaul University; and a bachelor’s degree in business from Northeastern Illinois University.
Executive Vice President of Innovation and Business Intelligence
Peter A. Bolstorff, CSCP, SCOR-P, is executive vice president of innovation and business intelligence at ASCM. He oversees event content and programming, advanced analytics and business intelligence, customer support, and B2B operations. The author of "Supply Chain Excellence: A Handbook for Dramatic Improvement Using the SCOR Model," Bolstorff has more than 25 years of experience in supply chain and operations management. Prior to joining ASCM, he was the founding principal of SCE Limited, a consulting firm focused on providing supply chain program management and SCOR-based education. He also held supply chain and operations management leadership roles at Pragmatek Consulting Group, Imation and 3M. Bolstorff has a master’s degree in industrial education from the University of Minnesota and a bachelor’s degree in mathematics, education and psychology from St. Olaf College. He is a SCOR-certified instructor and is certified in six sigma.
Executive Vice President, Marketing
Sherri Goodlove is executive vice president of marketing at ASCM, where she oversees the organization's brand, communications, digital and analytics functions. With more than 20 years of experience in digital transformation and technology, she has consulted on and led innovative marketing and digital transformational programs for Fortune 500 companies including Grainger, DeVry and UScellular. Most recently, Goodlove served as the senior vice president of digital communications for Dairy Management Inc. Goodlove was named one of the top 25 social business global leaders by The Economist, and she was one of IBM’s VIP Futurists reimagining the future of work. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in communication from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.
Executive Vice President of Corporate and Strategic Alliances
Douglas J. Kent is the executive vice president of corporate and strategic alliances at ASCM. He oversees ASCM’s corporate member community, global training partners, North American chapters, academic relationships, and industry and technology collaborators. He is also responsible for growing and strengthening ASCM’s alliances with nongovernmental organizations and its community-based objectives. Kent has more than 35 years of transformational advisory and practitioner experience with large multi-national organizations. He specializes in transformations based on the Supply Chain Operations Reference Digital Standard (SCOR-DS), supply chain strategy and segmentation, supply chain planning, enterprise risk optimization and supply chain visibility. As an APICS certified SCOR-DS master instructor, he leads workshops, education and transformational programs around the globe. Kent holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Indiana University and a master’s degree in international business from Pepperdine University.
Executive Vice President, Products and Services
Lisa Sallstrom, CAE, PMP, is executive vice president of products & services with at ASCM with more than 18 years of executive-level association experience. She heads the certification and standards, membership and education teams, which includes volunteer committee management and profit and loss oversight for more than $30 million. During her tenure at ASCM, Sallstrom has led several strategic initiatives, including the migration of worldwide exam delivery to online testing, a restructure of both the professional and corporate membership business models, the creation of a new educational product portfolio, and conducted the strategy for certification product integration through two corporate mergers. Sallstrom holds a master’s degree in computer science from Illinois Institute of Technology and a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Valparaiso University.
Executive Vice President and Chief Finance Officer
Jeff Zettek is the executive vice president and chief financial officer at ASCM, where he is responsible for the accounting and financial aspects of planning, reporting, governance and strategy initiatives. He also oversees information technology, human resources and facilities. Zettek has more than a decade of diversified finance and accounting experience, having worked in a wide variety of industries and enterprises, ranging from small, privately held organizations to large, multinational public companies. His previous experience includes acquisition and divestiture due diligence; planning and analysis; strategy, financial and management reporting; internal and external audit functions; and fraud investigations. Prior to joining ASCM, Zettek worked in KPMG’s transaction services practice group after transferring from its risk advisory service group. Zettek has a Bachelor of Science in accounting from the Northern Illinois University - College of Business.
Vice President of Digital Marketing and E-commerce
Joseph F. Babcock is vice president of digital marketing and e-commerce at ASCM. He is responsible for developing strategy and managing the execution of ASCM’s digital and performance marketing. In addition, he creates and optimizes the ASCM.org online experience, which drives direct channel revenue, generates leads for other ASCM channels and advances the organization’s supply chain voice of record. With more than 30 years of financial, technology, digital marketing and e-commerce experience, Babcock excels at developing best-in-class, data-driven customer experiences and consistently driving results. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting from the University of Iowa.
Vice President of Technology
Chris Carrier is vice president of technology at ASCM, which involves overseeing information technology (IT) activities, as well as developing and executing customer-focused internet solutions and strategic business plans. With extensive experience in web design and development, Carrier began his work at ASCM by designing, coding and implementing the organization website and microsites, eventually moving into project and technology management. During his tenure, the IT team has doubled in size and continues to expand to facilitate increasing digital needs. Carrier is certified in Information Technology Infrastructure Library, Scrum Alliance SMC and Microsoft — and is a Certified Association Executive. He holds a political science degree from the University of Kentucky.
General Counsel and Vice President of Human Resources
Gina DeCiani, J.D., is ASCM’s general counsel and vice president of human resources. During her tenure, she has revamped and revitalized the human resources function; led the implementation of new human resources information, performance management and contract life cycle management systems; developed succession plans; and conducted compensation studies. In 2016, she spearheaded the organization’s effort to obtain its first certification as a Great Place to Work, which has been maintained since that time. In 2020, DeCiani took over the role of interim general counsel and assumed the role officially the following year. She is coauthor of several texts about professional ethics, including “Legal Ethics for Nonlawyers” and “The Law Office.” She holds a bachelor's in business administration from the University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign and a masters in writing for children and young adults from Hamline University.
Vice President of Corporate Development
Josh Meyers, CSCP, is vice president of corporate development at ASCM, where he is responsible for performance improvement, process management and talent development programs for ASCM clients. He leads a global sales team that is focused on enhancing the overall business-to-business experience and delivering year-over-year growth while driving sales strategy. Applying his expertise with performance-driven learning, Meyers has assisted hundreds of clients around the world in successfully delivering predictable business value and achieving supply chain excellence. Meyers holds a Bachelor of Science in communication studies from the University of Kansas.
Vice President of Certification and Standards
Gabriela Welch is vice president of certification and standards at ASCM, where she develops and directs the strategies, tactics and activities associated with the successful execution of domestic and international credential programs, including courseware, exam development and operations. She has established department quality measurements, oversees the operational details of integration from mergers and acquisitions, and drives ongoing process improvement. Prior to her current role, Welch was director of credentialing services at the Center for Credentialing and Education and served in the United States Navy as an aviation electronics technician. She holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of North Carolina – Greensboro and a master’s degree in public administration in nonprofit management and leadership from Walden University.