Tara has been transforming Supply Chain in companies for more than 20 years. Her continuous improvement mindset and cost savings results have taken these companies to a new level, allowing growth and a positive impact to the bottom line. She has done this by taking a back-to-basics approach, ensuring the core functionality of Supply Chain is in place and effective policies and procedures are driving everyday business decisions. Tara’s expertise is in S&OP, demand and supply planning, inventory and change management and procurement and logistics. She has helped small firms to Fortune 100 companies in the CPG, Mining and Chemicals industries deliver value to their customers, optimize processes, and drive out cost. Aside from working on the business side in both the corporate and consulting worlds, she has taken on roles leading implementations of ERP systems. Tara holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Mercer University and a Lean Six Sigma certification from Purdue University. She is APICS CPIM certified and is a board member with ISCEA – International Supply Chain Education Alliance and with VCARE International – Education and Research Practitioner Board.