Ex-Kearney | Supply Chain | Pricing | Profitability


Masters from Columbia University in the City of New York
Aug 2004 – Jun 2005
Focus: Mathematics of Finance

Work Experience

Partner at Supply Velocity 
Jun 2019  – present

Deliver value to clients through Inventory Management, Lean Process Improvement and Supply Chain Management strategies.

Owner at Pricing Velocity 
Jun 2019  – present | Chicago, IL, USA

Deliver value to clients through price analysis, strategy and implementation

Vice President Pricing, Purchasing & Inventory at Burke America 
Jun 2018  – Jun 2019 | Chicago, IL

Responsible and Accountable for Purchasing, Inventory and Pricing across a $110M wholesale business and a $70M e-commerce business supplying Appliance, HVAC and Lawn & Garden repair parts. 

Director Pricing at True Value Hardware 
Oct 2016 – Jun 2018 | Chicago, IL

·  Led pricing initiatives to adjust wholesale and retail prices driving $1.5MM in increased co-op margin and $4.0MM in increased retailer margin in first year

·  Monitored commodity price impact on acquisition cost to ensure proper adjustment of wholesale and retail prices and avoid margin erosion

·  Executed market exploration of pricing software; conducted RFI with 14 software providers, continued RFP with 9 and deep dive demonstrations with 4; developed detailed business case with preferred supplier to support budget approval; expecting to implement software within the next 6 months

·  Managed team to support pricing administration for co-op pricing, retailer prices, and pricing analysis for line reviews and ad hoc price adjustments

·  Employed competitive price shops, pricing audits and systematic pricing analyses to create recommended pricing actions that will increase coop and retailer sales and margin

Director Pricing & Marketing Analytics at Novipax 
Jun 2015 – Jun 2016 | Oak Brook, IL

·  Developed and execute pricing strategies across varied business channels and product mixes driving $2MM in increased annualized EBITDA

·  Cultivated relationships with customers, sales reps and internal stakeholders to drive project implementation

·  Drove negotiations with top customers prior and during contract renewal periods

·  Managed S&OP process by reviewing forecasts with sales reps monthly, integrating feedback into master file and reviewing with leadership and operation team

·  Managed a team to support price administration across the business: track commodity movements and adjust pricing based on fluff and resin changes, Provide ad-hoc pricing request for new business opportunities; Manage responses to RFPs, Track sales and calculate rebates

Director Merchandising Analytics at Sears Holding Corporation 
Jun 2014 – Jun 2015 | Hoffman Estates, IL

Built a team of internal consultants to drive projects leveraging member data to identify and support business improvement opportunities

Senior Manager at A.T. Kearney, Inc. 
Mar 2010 – Jun 2014 | Chicago, IL

Procurement, Marketing & Analytics subject matter experts advising and overseeing Consultant on procurement and marketing optimization projects.  Structured, led, delivered and communication analytical solutions including cost, revenue, profitability and optimization modeling.

About Me

Independent consultant who provides strategic advisory, analysis, and implementation support in supply chain, pricing, inventory, and profitability.


Project Categories

  • Supply Chain Transformation
  • Strategic Sourcing & Procurement
  • Supply Chain Analysis & Benchmarking
  • Supply Chain Project Management
  • Demand Forecasting
  • Value Creation Strategy
  • Strategic Planning
  • Competitive Analysis


  • Manufacturing
  • Private Equity
  • Consumer Goods
  • Consumer Services
  • Professional & Business Services

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