Richard Malone

VP Education, Public 
 
(310) 466-1553
 

Richard Malone has more than 25 years of experience as a leader and mentor with various small and multi-national manufacturing companies (materials & operations) from a fortune 150 to privately held firms as the lead supply chain professional. Experienced in global strategic sourcing, commodity management (direct & indirect) and end to end logistics. His experience in utility (power & gas), consumer electronics & hardware, printing, medical device, automotive, and defense industries provide the depth of knowledge required to advise and mentor teams across the supply chain spectrum.
 
Rich earned his APICS certification as a Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) in 2010. He is pursuing his life time award as a Certified Purchasing Manager (C.P.M.) from ISM and is a member of the Counsel of Supply Chain Management Professionals. Rich has taught all of the CPIM courses review material except SMR and has mentored CSCP candidates. He has completed the Train the Trainer and Learning Dynamics for Instructors in 2012.

Rich has implemented ERP enterprise business systems for SAP, Oracle, Sytline, and QAD (mfg-pro). As a master logistician and supply chain professional for the U.S. Navy he’s lead logistics globally for over 35 years and in multiple wars.

He is a certified instructor / trainer (NEC 9502) and Command Master Chief (NEC 9580).

He currently teaches production/supply chain topics at the junior college level. 
He attended Chapman University’s BS/BA program with an emphasis in economics and management.

He enjoys his supply chain career and is passionate about how supply chain is an enabler to operational excellence.  
 
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APICS Los Angeles Chapter positions held:
2013-2014 VP of Education, Public
2012-2013 VP of Marketing
 
APICS Southwest District / Chapter positions held:
2010-2011 Company Coordinator, On Site Training Coordinator, APICS San Fernando Chapter
2009-2010  President Elect, APICS Orange County Chapter
2009-2010  Joint ISM/APICS Golf Coordinator / Charity Event
2009-2010  Volunteer of the Year, APICS Orange County Chapter
2008-2009  Director of Education & Trainer, APICS Orange County Chapter
 
APICS Committee Involvement:
20xx-20XX APICS Committee XX