2017-18 Board of Directors

Jim Moran, C.P.M., CPSM, CPCM
(610) 722-1494

What Jim loves about ISM-Philly:
The chance to network with professional peers.

Fun fact about Jim:
Organized and led a cultural social club in college "The Gaelic Society".


Vice President:
Rene Polutan, C.P.M.
Transport and Logistics Specialist
(610) 834-0180 x 5483


What Rene loves about ISM-Philly: 
The opportunity to network with folks from the same profession.

Fun fact about Rene: 
Rene is an avid collector of live music recordings. Have 10,000 hours - need more
Treasurer / Secretary:
David Panzera, CPSM
Arkema Inc
(610) 205-7450

What Dave loves about ISM-Philly:
Meeting new people and sharing best practices

Fun fact about Dave:
Dave lived abroad for ten years and has travelled in over fifty countries.
Immediate Past President:
Danielle Lechette
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. as agent for Arkema Inc.
(610) 205-7537

What Danielle loves about ISM-Philly:
She loves the comradery and the ability to network and talk to others in the same field of work.  The organization keeps her up to date with what is going on in Supply Management.

Fun fact about Danielle:
She served in the USAF from 1987 to 1992 and was assigned at SAC Headquarters at Offutt AFB in Nebraska for the first 3 years and took a 15 month assignment in Turkey for my second assignment.

Director of Corporate Relations/ Sponsorships:
Kenneth Chan
Asplundh Tree Expert
(312) 768-8218
Director of Professional Development  and Networking:
Ronald Heere
Becton Dickinson & Company (BD)
(201) 847-4897

What Ron loves about ISM-Philly:
The short commutes from his office to the dinner meetings.

Fun fact about Ron:
As "Mr Procurement", hosted bi-weekly conference calls with company worldwide Buyers answering anonymous questions to help in training and mentoring of 400+ person organization

Director of Membership:
Joseph Moran
Asplundh Tree Expert Co.
(215) 784-4469

What Joseph loves about ISM-Philly:
I love the people associated with ISM Philadelphia and the interaction with other professionals. ISM Philadelphia has opened doors for me along my career path with the Supply Chain profession and I value the relationships I have formed along the way.  ISM Philadelphia is a valuable tool in your toolbox of success.    

Fun fact about Joe:
Plays saxophone for the South Philadelphia String Band - Philadelphia Mummers.

Director of Supplier Diversity Programs and Outreach:
Erica Patterson, M.A., M.M
Philadelphia Gas Works
(215) 684-6353


What Erica loves about ISM-Philly: 
The diverse family oriented atmosphere and collaborative learning element that the members bring to the profession of Supply Chain Management.

Fun fact about Erica:
I am a Foodie and plan to travel to Dubai in the next two years.
Direct of Communications:
Allen Riddick
Ricoh - USA
(215) 510-1050

What Allen loves about ISM-Philly:
Meeting procurement leaders from both small to Fortune 500 companies, learning different purchasing strategies and staying abreast of purchasing trends.
Fun fact about Allen:
Allen is a vintage music record collector and owns over 5,000 vinyl albums.
Director of Education, Scholarship and EPG:
Edna Shriver, CSCP, CPSM, CPM
DSM Sourcing
(215) 920-2933

What Edna loves about ISM-Philly:
The People, I love how the people are engaged, and how we are always learning new things, from the presentations at the dinner meetings and from each other.

Fun fact about Edna:
My dad was in the Navy, so I went to 12 schools in 12 years. 

  Nominating Committee Chair:
Bill Swank