Continuous Improvement, Managing Change, Safety, Supplier Selection, and Evaluation
VP Global Sourcing & Logistics
Schrader - Altavista
Dave’s career spans over 45 years of Materials and Logistics Management. He has held the leadership role for Supplier Management and Logistics with Schrader International for the past 27 years. Schrader International is a TS16949 certified manufacturer of a full range of industrial and automotive valves.
In his position he has traveled throughout North America, Europe and Asia. He has been invited to speak and conduct training at the request of several companies and organizations. His written work “The Hierarchy of Supplier Rationalization” has been published by The Southern Purchaser and The American Measuring Tool Manufacturer’s Association (AMTMA). He is the past president of the Virginia Chapter of the National Association of Purchasing Management and has held board positions with the Institute for Supply Management (I.S.M.) and the Virginia Minority Business Counsel. Dave is a lifetime Certified Purchasing Manager (C.P.M.) and holds degrees from the College of Lake County in Illinois and Limestone College in South Carolina.