Chuck Pelton, SCMP
Chuck is Sourcing Manager for Motor Coach Industries (MCI). He has over 10 years of supply chain experience working with Celestica, Monarch Industries and MCI.
Chuck received his SCMP Designation in 2013 and his CPIM Designation (APICS) in 2010. He completed his Bachelor of Commerce Degree (Summa Cum Laude) at McMaster University in 2001.
Jurgens Bekker, SCMP
Vice President and Director of Operations
Jurgens is the Assistant Manager for Purchasing Services and Construction Category Lead who partners with other professionals at the University of Manitoba to develop the most advanced educational research institution in the province.
Jurgens has contributed to the research and practice of supply chain management with over 20 years experience across the public and private sectors. He received his SCMP Designation in 2014 and holds degrees reflecting his interests in science and economics.
Vera Keyede, SCMP
Registrar and Director of Finance
Vera is Purchasing Agent for Gerdau. She has over 10 years of supply experience with Gerdau, Hudbay, Etisalat Nigieria, and MTN Communications.
Vera received her SCMP Designation in 2010. She received her ACA Designation from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales in 2000.
Brittany is the Contracts Manager with Richardson International Limited. She has over 7 years of supply chain experience working with Princess Auto and Richardson International. She is a current member of the North American Export Grain Association Contracts Committee.
Brittany completed her Bachelor of Commerce Degree, with majors in Supply Chain and International Business in 2011.
Alexandra is Director of Procurement for Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries (MBLL) Corporation. She has over 20 years of management experience with MBLL, Assiniboine Credit Union, and SGS Canada Inc.
Alexandra received her MBA in Economics & Finance from HEC Montreal in 1999 and completed the Strategic Decision and Risk Management Program at Stanford University in 2010.