Michael Shannon has become a trusted advisor in the Supply Chain space through his education and career experiences. His passion is continuous improvement and helping to find ways to minimize waste and optimize performance.
Michael earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Industrial Engineering from Northern Illinois University. His career has exposed him to roles in operations, engineering, project management, supply chain strategy, automation, and sales. Michael has certiifcations in Project Management (PMP), Supply Chain Professional (CSCP), Lean & Six Sigma (Green Belt).
Michael prescribes to the belief that there are three pilars to consider when solving problems: People, Process, & Technology. In order to truly understand a client’s needs, we must first listen and seek to understand. Michael then leverages relationships and subject matter experts to bring the right group together to tackle the opportunities for improvement.
“No one knows everything. But together, we know a whole lot.” ~Simon Sinek
Michael resides in Elmhust, a suburb of Chicago, with his wife and two daughters. He enjoys networking, golfing, volleyball, coaching and making his kids laugh!