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. The Alumni Advisory Board is composed of early- and mid-career Grainger Center alumni from the BBA and MBA programs.
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
Vice President, Global Strategic Sourcing
Vice President, Supply Chain Operations
Executive Vice President, Global Operations and Supply Chain
Vice President, Global Technology Services
Head of Global Business Operations
Chief Supply Chain Officer
SVP Global Operations & Chief Supply Chain Officer
Specialist Leader, Supply Chain
Senior Director of Operational Excellence
Carolyn A. Woznicki
Vice President Global Strategic Sourcing and Environmental, Health & Safety
Illinois Tool Works, Inc.
Executive Advisory Board Emeritus Members
John C. Kenny
Senior Director, Global Logistics Operations – Retired
Thomas F. Pyle Jr.
The Pyle Group
Interim Chief Human Resources Officer
Alumni Advisory Board
Senior Supply Chain Data Analyst
Molson Coors Beverage Company
Food Colors North America for Sensient Technologies Corporation (SXT)
Buyer – Value-Added Ingredients
General Mills, Inc.
Logistics at KBX
Area Operations Manager
Senior Supply Chain Manager
Manager – Environmental, Social & Governance
Hilton Hotels & Resorts
Global Supply Chain Manager
Customer Success Manager
Loyalty Marketing Analyst
Boston Consulting Group
Senior Financial Analyst