Director, Global Operations Strategy
The Hershey Company
Matt is the Director, Global Operations Strategy for The Hershey Company. In this role, Matt develops and leads large scale supply chain initiatives that support the Comany's future financial and commercial needs.
Prior to joining Hershey in 1999, Matt spent nine years in the automotive industry, supporting assembly plant operations and dealership parts supply.
Matt is a frequent presenter on transportation, thought leadership, and change management topics. He is a Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Plowman Award recipient, and a board member of The Central Pennsylvania Foodbank. He received America's Second Harvest;s Operations Model Program of the Year award in 2007.
His writings and research have appeared in "The Transportation Journal", "Logistics Quarterly", "Practix", and "Food Logistics."
Matt earned a Bachelors degree in Logistics from Penn State and a Masters degree in Supply Chain Management from Michigan State University. He has served an as adjunct faculty member at Penn State Harrisburg.
Matt, his wife Hether, and their three daughters reside in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania.