Steve serves as CEO and Co-Founder for Sourcing Insights. He is a seasoned procurement executive, having previously served as Vice President and General Manager for publicly traded Wabash National Corporation, a leading manufacturer of semi-trailers and liquid transportation systems.
Steve also created and led IPC, his second industrial purchasing consortium, which grew to the annual purchasing power of over $4 billion and was twice named among the Top 50 “Pros to Know” in purchasing.
His distinguished career includes leading roles in global procurement strategies, business startup, and growth initiatives, acquisitions, supply chain management, engineering, and capital equipment procurement.
From 2001-2005, Steve was the Vice President for Global Supply Chain at Wabash Technologies, a global manufacturer of automotive sensors and cables. Steve served in several roles at Cummins Engine Company spanning 20 years. From 1994 to 1999 he led a new product introduction team with responsibility for $300M in capital investments for a new engine platform. Instructor certifications include Project Management, New Product Introduction, and Lean Six-Sigma Black Belt.
Steve is an author of several supply chain publications, including “Making the Grade” on measurement and sustainability of supplier performance. Steve has served on the Conference Leadership Board of Directors since 2015 for the Institute of Supply Management.