Mr. Shank has more than 30 years of experience managing projects and operations in a broad range of industries. His career has
been focused on leveraging technologies across organizational boundaries to achieve breakthrough and continuous improvement of
Mr. Shank's business process analysis and change management skills have been applied in Operations, Engineering, Materials and
Supply Chain Management as well as Consulting roles. He has built successful, collaborative relationships with C-level executives,
internal teams, customers and suppliers.
Recently, Mr. Shank founded Supply Chain Value Associates (SCVA) and has led projects for clients ranging from large, global
enterprises to small, regionally-focused companies. Engagements have ranged from restructuring supply chain strategy and
operations for a global energy/chemical company, to installing basic control processes and securing market capitalization for a
specialty beverage firm.
Prior to SCVA, Mr. Shank was responsible for integration and start-up of a 19,000-pallet robotic warehousing system for Cardinal
Health that achieved the first FDA approval for automated storage and retrieval security of controlled substances in the U.S.
Previously, Mr. Shank was Director of Materials for DSM Engineering Plastics, Americas and Director / Operations for Rossi Pasta
Specialty Foods. Before that he led information technology integration projects for Union Carbide Specialty Chemicals and
Borg-Warner Chemicals / GE Plastics. His career foundation was built in the packaging industry as an Industrial Engineer, advancing
into Engineering and Operations Management roles.
Mr. Shank received a bachelor's degree from the West Virginia University School of Industrial and Management Systems Engineering.
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