Board of Directors

Rene Polutan

IKEA

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

Erica Patterson

Philadelphia Gas Works

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.

James Moran, C.P.M., CPSM, CPCM, CCMAP

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".

Ronald Heere

Becton Dickinson

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.

Steven Schwartz, CPSM, C.P.M., A.P.P.

Arkema

What Steve loves about ISM-Philly:
What I like about ISM Philly is the fact that they are out there recruiting, being available, and being a positive presence in the region.  With a couple of the recent past Presidents of the Chapter here at Arkema, I am aware of the involvement with Temple University, and also enjoy many of the functions and events put on by ISM Philly.  

Fun fact about Steve:
Although I have no formal musical education and cannot read music, I have been involved with a number of churches over the past 15 years as a sound operator – not just “mic on, mic off” to record sermons, but more involved in the music mixing and presentation.  

Frank Juhasz

Dorman Products

What Frank loves about ISM-Philly
What I love about ISM Philadelphia is the learning and development opportunities that are afforded through membership. It was the first professional organization that I joined as a student. As a young professional who is just beginning their career, the organization has played a key role in my development by making it a priority to get students involved as much as possible. 


Fun fact about Frank:
Outside of work, one of my favorite passions is woodworking! I enjoy making small pieces of furniture and kitchen items like cutting boards and utensils. 

Rachel Crusco, CPSM

Philadelphia Gas Works

What Rachel loves about ISM-Philly:

I love that ISM-Philly provides me with the opportunity to network and share ideas with like-minded professionals at the various meetings and workshops available to members. 

 A fun fact about Rachel:

I was the volunteer coach of a competitive youth cheerleading team for over 10 years. 

Michael Oliveri

Bid Ops

What Michael loves about ISM-Philly:

I love the many opportunities to network and exchange knowledge with world-class professionals who share my interest in our Industry.  I am a Learner by nature, and enjoy the various choices the ISM Phila team offers to increase my knowledge and credentials as a supply chain professional.  Most importantly, I am grateful to be a part of an organization that is committed to advancing the knowledge of our industry to the Philly region and supporting our members business development goals.

A fun fact about Michael: 

My Uncle Dan Cedrone is the guitar player in the famous, iconic song, “Rock Around the Clock”, recorded in 1954 by Bill Haley & His Comets.  Uncle Danny pioneered the “Rockabilly” guitar sound and is credited with being one of the originators or Rock & Roll.  Unfortunately, he died in a freak accident in 1954 shortly after the song was released and his family never received any royalties for his work.  He was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in the early 2000’s where his picture and guitar are permanently enshrined.

Christopher Robert, Jr., CPSM

Comcast

What Chris loves about ISM-Philly:
I love the networking aspect of ISM Philly – you can meet people in all different areas of procurement and supply chain, but we all have similar stories on how we are driving procurement performance in our organizations.
 

Fun fact about Chris:
I once danced for 48 hrs straight at Penn State THON to raise money for kids with pediatric cancer.