ATLANTA, GA – Johnson Stephens Consulting, Inc. (JSC), a leading supply chain operations consultancy, announced today that Ray DeMelfi has been appointed Vice President – Consulting Services. In this role, which is effective immediately, DeMelfi will be responsible for the JSC Operations practice, which includes supply chain strategy, facilities planning/design, and process improvement services. These responsibilities include developing new, innovative supply chain solutions to expand the firm’s operations services offerings. Ray will lead the delivery of services by providing guidance, direction, vision, conceptual input, continuous improvement, and quality assurance for JSC operations project processes and deliverables. Lori Gibson and Tony Tieppo, Senior Consulting Leaders, will report to DeMelfi.
“Our Clients will appreciate Ray’s real-world experience and hands-on approach. He will be instrumental in providing the highest levels of quality and effective supply chain solutions for our clients,” said Managing Principal, Steve Johnson. In addition, DeMelfi will be responsible for project staffing decisions, project reviews, and professional hiring decisions for the Operations practice. Sandy Stephens, Managing Principal, noted, “We are thrilled to appoint Ray to this vital role; he will be a key leader in managing long-term client service relationships that JSC has been recognized for within our client base of leading retailers, wholesalers, eCommerce operations, and consumer products companies.”
Ray DeMelfi has 15 years of supply chain experience in the areas of strategic planning & network optimization; material handling equipment (MHE) systems planning, design & implementation; labor management programs & systems; lean process improvement; and project & operations management. Ray earned a Bachelor of Science in Industrial & Systems Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, holds Six Sigma certification, and has extensive industry experience in operations management, engineering, and consulting.
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