The Grainger Center has deep ties to industry. Our extensive network of corporate partners provides real-world perspective that enhances the curriculum and applied learning program and provides invaluable career guidance to students.
The Executive Advisory Board is comprised of senior executives at leading firms renowned for supply chain management excellence. Throughout the year, board members provide guidance and recruiting opportunities and participate in numerous development activities. Students interact with board members during their job search, at speaker events, and at the annual meeting.
Executive Advisory Board
Karl BraitbergBiographySenior Vice President, Woldwide OperationsOracle Claudia Knowlton-ChikeBiography Senior Vice President, Global Supply ChainEmerald Performance Materials Steve LoehrBiographyVice President, GTS Infrastructure ServicesNorth America Client Excellence, IBM Scott MoreyBiographySenior Director, Strategy & Planning- Global Distribution SalesCisco Terry NadeauBiographyVice President, Global ProcurementJohnson Controls, Inc. Ernest NicolasBiographyVice President, Strategic Sourcing and Supply Management, Global Supply Chain - Operations & Engineering ServicesRockwell Automation Kevin O'MarahBiographyChief Content OfficerSCM WorldResearch FellowStanford University Global SCM Forum Thomas F. Pyle Jr.BiographyChairmanThe Pyle Group Chris SmithBiographySpecialist Leader, Supply ChainDeloitte Eric SmithBiographyExecutive ConsultantHONSHA Robert StefansicBiographySr. VP, Operating Excellence, Sustainability, Information Technology and Chief Supply Chain OfficerIngredion, Inc. Kevin WeadickBiographyVice President, Supply Chain and MarketingW. W. Grainger, Inc. Carolyn A. WoznickiBiographyChief Procurement OfficerIllinois Tool Works, Inc.