Executive Committee

Within the Supply Chain Board of Advisors is an Executive Team that is responsible for the alignment of the Board's strategy and initiatives. They lead the research, debate, and solution design on these initiatives utilizing resources from the board, industry, and the University of Minnesota. These individuals commit extensive hours and energy helping to further the school and profession. The Executive Team provides global supply chain experience, executive management expertise, and strategic insight to solving the challenges put forth by the industry today.

Mark A. Walker











Mr. Mark A. Walker, CPA

Executive in Residence

Retired from CH Robinson 2014. Served as Senior Vice President of CH Robinson Worldwide Inc. since December 2007 and its Vice President since December 1999. He served as Chief Information Office of CH Robinson Worldwide Inc. from December 1999 to October 2001, President of T-Chek Systems LLC and President of Payment & Logistics Services LLC. Mr. Walker joined CH Robinson ... Worldwide Inc. in 1980. Mr. Walker holds a Bachelor of Sciences degree from Iowa State University and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of St. Thomas

Ted Angelo

Global Product Development
Donaldson Company Inc.

Lisa Cotter

Senior Director of Supply Chain
Best Buy Co.,Inc.

Tanya Dowda

Director - Strategic Projects
Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Doug Houseman 

Director Distribution Engineering and Facilities
Target Corporation

Healther Larson

Vice President - North American Logistics & Go-to-Market Transformation
General Mills

Richard T. Murphy Jr. 

President & CEO
Murphy Logistics

Steve Raetz

Director, Research & Market Intelligence
C.H. Robinson

Vicki Schwartz 

Vice President, Customer Supply Services
The Schwan Food Company

Tony Wixo

VP, Strategic Sourcing and Supplier Quality
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