Operational Leadership Team
We are a Lean Six Sigma organization. Our people are trained to think about how to make the MRO process the most efficient, eliminating waste and improving outcomes. From our expansive network of certified and licensed reliability engineers to our Certified Professionals in Supply Chain Management in our Strategic Sourcing team, to our certified Project Management Professionals on our implementation teams—the quality of our people is unmatched.
Meet our operational leadership team:
With over 16 years of progressive experience in sourcing strategies and supplier management, Veronica brings a unique blend of strategic direction and operational execution.
Tom brings to SDI a wealth of strategic sourcing experience from over 30 years in varying roles at Bristol-Myers Squib, Ingersoll Rand and Ascend Performance Materials. His experience in supplier management, category leadership and staff management are outstanding and serve to strengthen our organizational capabilities in procurement.
As program manager at SDI, Vee is known for establishing operational processes and achieving measurable results for SDI’s clients.
David brings a diverse skillset to the SDI team, with over 16 years of experience in logistics and supply chain management for companies like Flash Global Logistics and Choice Logistics.
Glenn brings a creative problem-solving approach to each implementation, providing leadership and organization to demonstrate tangible and measurable results for our clients.
From his years in sales at Diageo to his compliance experience with AMC to his time in freight and logistics, Jason is fully aligned to our clients’ supply chain and overall business goals.
Solution Design & Business Development
Missy started her career at SDI 30+ years ago, working side by side with the founders of MRO integrated supply chain management.
Having spent the last 10 years working within the industrial supply and supply chain industries, Josh DeMatteo knows MRO inside and out - and that means he helps deliver an exceptional customer experience time and time again.
John brings over 20 years of experience in a variety of sales and business development activities focused consistently on providing custom MRO product and service solutions to large, multi-location Fortune 500 manufacturing firms.
With over 15 years of hands-on experience as a developer and project manager, Scott brings a strong understanding of the unique challenges presented in the integrated supply industry.
Mike is responsible for the enhancement, maintenance and support of SDI’s proprietary web and mobile product offering that enhances and enables every client account.
An experienced and nimble recruiter, with over 16 years at companies like Almac and Independence Blue Cross, Melanie Symms knows good talent.
It takes a progressive manager to push the organization to look at indirect spend and managing it in a different way - but once you see it, then you realize the opportunity.
In the third post in this series on MRO As-a-Service by Spend Matters, Pierre Mitchell and Michael Lamoureux talk about how managing MRO as a process delivers benefits from efficiency to effectiveness and beyond to an evolutionary phase. The next generation of value, MRO-as-a-Service, helps organizations build intelligent, agile, scalable and integrated supply chains (direct and indirect).
The project team has worked its way through Define, Measure, Analyze, and Improve. It’s time to begin the Control phase. The key stakeholders gather to evaluate the solution as implemented and create a plan to sustain the improvements. The goal is to standardize the improved processes, establish an audit schedule and schedule periodic follow-up to identify additional opportunities for improvement.