Global Supply Chain Management Advisory Board

The Global Supply Chain Management Advisory Board offers the department insights on industry needs, strategic direction, national ranking strategies, curriculum and other programming. Members assist with student internship placements, the GSCM student association, guest speakers, plant tours, study abroad programs and company projects for students. Such external advice creates an environment of continuous improvement for undergraduate, graduate and professional curriculums and helps to better prepare Wayne State students for their current and future roles. 

Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business Global Supply Chain Advisory Board


  • Mike Baker, AJM Packaging Corporation  
  • Patrick Bauer, IAC  
  • Frank Baur, General Electric  
  • Mark Brennan, Magna Powertrain  
  • Ralph Carlton, Velcro Companies  
  • LeAnn Coulter, Penske 
  • Brian Green, Ryder 
  • Jan Griffiths, Gravitas Detroit 
  • Chris Heineman, Mahle 
  • Tor Hough, Elm Analytics  
  • Bill Hurles, GM (Retired) 
  • Steve Kovacs, Uber Freight  
  • Dave Leich, General Motors  
  • Brad Leon, DHL Supply Chain  
  • Chris Lewis, AIAG  
  • Lisa Lunsford, GS3 
  • Sanjay Malhotra, ZF Group  
  • Christopher Mattingly, Stellantis (Retired) 
  • Razzaaq McConner, Adient  
  • Bob Monczka, MSU  
  • James O'Conner, Henry Ford Health System 
  • Ray Orton, Hino Motors  
  • Randy Pappal, Gentex Corporation  
  • Tom Regan, Ryder 
  • Dave Rumler, DHL 
  • Stacy Schlachter, Penske 
  • Drew Sheffield, DS Group Advisors  
  • Mike Silvio, Gibralter Industries  
  • Andrew Smyth, Ford Motor Company  
  • Frederick Soloman, AAM
  • Sarah Thomas, Meritor
  • Thomas Tocco, Inalfa
  • Carrie Uhl GE, Healthcare
  • Lang Ware, AIAG
  • Chris Lewis, AIAG
  • Erika Williams, Stellantis
  • Grace Zacharek, Corteva Agriscience


  • Toyin Clottey, PhD, Professor  
  • Kevin Ketels, Assistant Professor of Teaching
  • Prabhjot Mukandwal, PhD, Assistant Professor
  • Jeff Rightmer, DBA, Assistant Professor of Teaching
  • Lori Ann Sisk, Assistant Professor of Teaching
  • John Taylor, PhD, Associate Professor
  • Chao Wu, PhD, Assistant Professor
  • Hakan Yildiz, PhD, Chair and Associate Professor