Thomas A. McKenna is owner of Navesink Logistics, Inc. that he founded in 1994, and Logjobs.com a job and resume board exclusively for the logistics and supply chain industry started in 1998. He has an extensive executive management and consulting background of more than thirty years in the logistics and supply chain industry spanning technology, project management, finance, business development, operations and recruiting.
Since 1994, he has worked for scores of clients executing logistics cost reduction campaigns and supply chain transformation engagements. He has provided counsel for Internet resource management solutions providers, expert witness services and due diligence expertise for investors, lawyers, banks and financial institutions.
Prior to 1994, he worked as an executive for a major transportation company where he was responsible for the profitability of $125 million. He has published numerous articles in publications such as Global Logistics & Supply Chain Strategies, Inbound Logistics, Traffic World, Private Carrier and others, given interviews in trade magazines and is a frequent guest speaker at professional organizations including the Food Distribution Industry Group, American Trucking Association, National Private Truck Council and National Association of Purchasing Managers.
Honorably discharged from the United States Army after serving three years in the European Theater, he is a graduate of Kean University with BS degrees in Management Science and Economics.
Alan Montgomery is the firm's Vice President - Logistics Recruiting with Navesink Logistics/Logjobs.com.He is recognized as a global subject-matter expert in the logistics careers, fulfillment and transportation businesses.
Mr. Montgomery previously was Vice President with Cap Gemini Ernst & Young (formerly Ernst & Young Consulting), based in Vienna, Virginia serving as the Global Leader of Logistics & Fulfillment Consulting within the Supply Chain Service Line. His responsibilities included leading and providing quality advisement for major CGEY sales initiatives and engagements, developing innovative business solutions, and leading the Logistics & Fulfillment Practice team.
Prior to joining Ernst & Young in 1991, Mr. Montgomery had a 20-year track record of rapid professional growth in Fortune 500 transportation companies. He has served as vice president of marketing for Chemical Leaman Tank Lines, Inc., a specialized truckload motor carrier. Before that he held senior positions in strategic planning, marketing and finance with Consolidated Rail Corporation, as well as other positions in the railroad industry. He started his logistics career as a U.S. Army logistics officer, serving both in Berlin, Germany and the Republic of Vietnam.
He holds an M.B.A. in Transportation (with concentration in Marketing) from Wharton Graduate School of Business, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia and a B.A. in Economics from Washington & Jefferson College, Washington, Pennsylvania.
John Swope is a Senior Executive Recruiter with Navesink Logistics/Logjobs.com based in our London office. He brings exceptional value by matching professional level career opportunities with uniquely talented people. Mr. Swope has a practical knowledge of virtually all components of the supply chain with a specialty in designing, implementing and managing performance-based transportation and logistics programs. Mr. Swope's background of experience spans over thirty years in the industry working with Fortune 500 organizations and leading multi-national enterprises.
He has worked for major international logistics providers serving as Director of International Accounts for Airborne Express, Director of Logistics at GeoLogistics/Agility, and as the Senior Global Sales Executive with Expeditors International in Europe. John's career includes consulting experience as a Senior Manager with Capgemini/Ernst & Young on the Logistics & Fulfillment Consulting team within the Supply Chain Service Line. He recently relocated to London and is leading the firm's expansion in the European Union.
Mr. Swope holds an MA degree in Organizational Design and Improvement from City University/Seattle and a BA in Marketing from the University of Missouri. He performed service as a Quartermaster in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam Conflict.
Christine Booher is an executive consultant with Navesink Logistics. With over 17 years in the Supply Chain and Logistics industry, Ms. Booherâ€™s broad range experience includes managing multi-site logistics centers, domestic and international transportation management, international trade and compliance, management consulting and logistics business development and marketing.
She most recently served as a Director of Business Development for UTi Integrated Logistics, a $4.5B global third-party logistics company. Prior to joining UTi, Christine managed a logistics services operation for Anixterâ€™s largest outsourced client, a leading telecommunications manufacturer. She was responsible for distributing ancillary product to the clientâ€™s 14 distribution centers and North American installation sites.
In addition, Christine served as the Director of Logistics for A.O. Smith (previously MagneTek). In this role, she managed 15 global distribution centers, oversaw staff of over 200 which included distribution, finance, human resources, information technology and transportation professionals. Prior to MagneTek, Christine was a senior consultant for Ernst & Youngsâ€™s Supply Chain Practice and focused on $1B and greater manufacturing clients worldwide.
Ms Booher received an Executive Masters of Business Administration from Vanderbilt Universityâ€™s Owen Graduate School of Management and holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Saint Maryâ€™s College.
Bob Camozzo is an Executive Recruiter with Navesink Logistics/Logjobs.com.Bob has over 20 years' experience in Supply Chain Management and RFID software and services as a business owner, consultant and senior level executive.
Mr. Camozzo previously was Senior Vice President of Global Logistics Technologies (GLog) and Managing Director of GLog's Asia/Pac and Latin American business sectors. He also served in similar senior level management positions with Savi Technologies, Descartes Systems Group, Roadshow International and PartsRiver. His responsibilities included sales and marketing, leading sales and presales teams and partner organizations in software sales internationally as well as in the United States.
He is also founder and CEO of IntelLogistics, a software company providing web-based solutions for supply chain optimization and modeling.
Prior to his career in software, Mr. Camozzo served as Director, Quantitative Management Services, at Arthur Young & Company (predecessor of Capgemini/Ernst & Young) directing consulting engagements in transportation, supply chain optimization, routing and scheduling, economics and statistical analysis and operations research.
He holds an M.S. in Operations Research from Virginia Tech and a B.S. in Industrial Engineering also from Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA. He has spoken frequently on the subject of Logistics, RFID, Transportation Management Systems and Supply Chain Risk Management at conferences worldwide and was former president of the Baltimore/Washington chapter of the Council of Logistics Management (currently Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals).
Carol Frans is currently an Executive Recruiter at Navesink Logistics/LogJobs.com for the Logistics and Supply Chain industry. She has broad experience in client relationships, business development, and sales. She strongly feels that building relationships are just as important as meeting the client's requirements; and, is committed to effective collaborations, thriving partnerships, and dynamic recruiting efforts. Carol provides consultant assistance regarding technologies and resumes appropriate for job market trends. She recruits professionals for executive levels, IT, EMR, engineering, consulting, accounting, sales, and the public sector.
Formerly, Carol was founder and owner of ResumeKing; a resume e-company that successfully provided professional resume services. She generated new business and constructed strong relationships. Throughout Carol's entrepreneurship she was very flexible in responding to the incalculable daily demands and performed well by "wearing many hats". She was a member of the National Resume Writers' Association (NRWA). While building bridges to interviews, she helped customers leverage their past achievements to facilitate career opportunities.
Throughout her 14 year tenure at AT&T, Carol experienced expansive professional and technical training by way of seminars and conferences that facilitated strong work ethics in team work and customer relations. In AT&T's Information Management Systems technical district, she was responsible for heavy client technical support efforts including managing information systems inventory, procurements, policies, and financial aspects. As an AT&T quality team member, she conducted interviews and investigations on customer satisfaction to facilitate improvements and quality control solutions as well as documented research findings.
Carol earned a Masters in Information Systems from the University of Phoenix; Bachelor of Science in Computer Systems, minor business, City University, Seattle, WA.
Specialties:Recruiting and consulting for Logistics and Supply Chain including Electronic Medical Records
Laurie Nielsen is a Senior Recruiter for Navesink, providing search capabilities in technology, ERP, Supply Chain and senior level recruitment to the Director and VP level. Bringing fifteen years of successful, practical expertise to Navesinkâ€™s clients, Laurie can define a search and deliver candidates nationwide. Her process of inquiry and discussion yields success and execution against plan. As a recruiter, Laurie is recognized by candidates and customers alike as being personable, tenacious, well respected and forward-thinking.
Laurieâ€™s vertical expertise ranges from ERP consulting practices to manufacturing and logistics, so her breadth of capability fits well with Navesinkâ€™s customer base. Laurie has worked as an internal recruiter for a large, publicly-traded professional services organization, a German/American SAP Consulting firm, and held recruiting and operational roles at two manufacturing companies specializing in the automotive and automation fields.
Laurie holds a Masterâ€™s in German and European Studies from Georgetown University, with a focus on international business, and a Bachelorâ€™s in Business and German.
Leanne Pollock is an Executive Recruiter with Navesink and has 25 years of supply chain and logistics experience including leadership roles in Transportation, Distribution Operations and Logistics, Supply and Operations Planning and ERP solutions implementation.Leanne most recently served as Direct, Demand Planning for the Wood Products division of Weyerhaeuser, a $6B forest products company. In this capacity, she was a member of the Wood Products' Sales & Operations Planning and Marketing & Sales leadership teams. Prior to this position, she held a leadership role in a multi-business ERP system implementation project, responsible for successful business needs assessment, process re-engineering and deployment. Earlier on in her career with Weyerhaeuser as Director, Supply Chain Management, she developed in-house expertise in the areas of logistics, material handling, work flow and operations metrics across the distribution function, pioneering the application of Lean Principles in process improvement.In addition, Leanne spent 11 years with Canadian National, a $8B railroad and transportation solution company. During this time, she held several roles ranging from Geotechnical Engineer to Product Marketing Manager, working across several industries coast-to-coast.
Ms Pollock received a B.S. in Civil Engineering (Geotechnical) from the University of Saskatchewan, Canada. She is a certified Lean Practitioner and Professional Coach.