|CHERI ENGLISH, C.P.M., CSCP Cheri has over 27 years of experience in Manufacturing and Materials Management.
She has a degree in Administration of Justice, earned her C.P.M. in 2004 and her CSCP
certification in 2008. Her experience in Manufacturing includes Customer Service,
Finance and a variety of roles in Supply Chain Management ranging in companies from
small to Global in Aerospace, Maquiladora, Semiconductor and the Biotechnical industries.
She is currently the Manager of Planning Management for EMD Millipore in San Diego,
CA. Cheri has been an instructor for the San Diego Chapter since 2008, teaching the
Back to Basics series, Seminars and CSCP Review Courses. She has served on the APICS
San Diego Chapter Board of Directors since 2002 in various roles (Publicity, Membership,
Finance, Education). She is currently serving as Executive Director of CSCP and Seminars
for the current Board of Directors.
|SANFORD (SANDY) FRIEDMAN, BS, MS, MBA, CFPIM, CIRM, PMP, ITIL, is a Senior Project Manager, PMO at CGI. Sandy
has over thirty years of industry experience in management, project management, consulting,
teaching, and systems development in aerospace and defense, biomedical, pharmaceutical,
health care, as well as manufacturing, logistics and distribution industries. Sandy
is a past president of APICS-Los Angeles, and recently served as Ambassador for the
San Diego chapter. Sandy was also a Board member of the Los Angeles Aerospace and
Defense Special Interest Group (LA-ADSIG), and is the recipient of the APICS Milt
Cook Award for 2008.
|SCOTT MARTIN, CSCP, is President of Lyon Technologies Inc. a leader in the design and manufacture of animal
medical care equipment, manufacturing in California since 1915. He has over 20 years
of experience in Aerospace, Medical and Industrial Electronics. Trained as a Mechanical
Engineer in the Canadian Military he also holds a designation in Quality Assurance
Management from the University of Manitoba, and Advanced Management from the University
of Nevada Reno as well as additional technical course work at UCLA and Georgia Tech
and is an APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional. Scott has held the positions
of Managing Director, Vice President & General Manager, Director of Operations, Operations
Manager, and Program Manager for multinationals at both the branch and corporate level
in Canada and the United States with long term assignments in Europe and Asia.
|GAVIN SWIGART, CPIM, CSCP, CLTD is the founder and principal of GDS Consulting. He currently provides ERP Implementation
support and training and Management Consulting with companies in life science, medical
device, power generation, alternative fuel, and aerospace industries in the San Diego
area. Prior to this, he served as a Production Control Manager in the aerospace and
medical device industry with responsibility for the order fulfillment process from
quoting and purchase order acceptance to planning, scheduling, and shipping. His areas
of expertise include Production Planning and Control, Value Stream Mapping, Sales
and Operations Planning, ERP systems, training, and education. Gavin graduated from
the University of Wisconsin Platteville with a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering
and Mathematics and a Master’s degree in Operations Research from Georgia Institute
of Technology. Gavin also holds certifications in CPIM (Certified in Production and
Inventory Management), CSCP (Certified Supply Chain Professional) through APICS and
CLTD (Certified in Logistics, Transportation, and Distribution).
|SUE FRANKS, CFPIM, CSCP, CLTD Sue has over 25 years of management experience in Materials, Manufacturing, and Operations
Management. She has an MBA in Production and Operations Management from San Diego
State University; and is APICS CPIM, CSCP, and CLTD certified. Sue has experience
in a variety of manufacturing environments from start-up to high volume, and has worked
for companies such as Medtronic, 3Com, Hewlett Packard, and JMAR, LLC. She is currently
President of HourGlass Consulting in Sante Fe, NM. Sue has been an instructor for
the San Diego Chapter of APICS since 2001, and is an APICS IDP recognized Master Instructor
for CPIM, CSCP, Instructor Training and Advanced Instructor Skills.