|2010 New England Supply Chain Conference and Exhibition - Richard
Richard G. Weissman, C.P.M.
Director of Corporate Education & The Center for Leadership, Endicott College
Endicott College Assistant Professor Richard Weissman teaches management
courses for the School of Business and the Van Loan Graduate School. He is also
the Director of Corporate Education, which includes the Center for Leadership,
Endicott’s management development and executive education institute. He is vice
chair of the Planning Committee and also serves on the Technology Committee and
the Institution Review Board Committee.
A practitioner turned educator, Weissman has more than twenty-five years of
experience in all facets of procurement and supply chain management. He has held
positions with large business units of Fortune 500 companies, medium sized
contract manufacturing companies, small venture backed Internet startup firms,
and third-party procurement, consulting, and strategic sourcing firms. Also,
Weissman has been awarded lifetime status as a Certified Purchasing Manager
(C.P.M.) by the Institute for Supply Management.
Weissman holds an MS in Management from Lesley University and a BA in Economics
from Rutgers University. Active in the North Shore community, Rich is currently
Chairperson of the American Red Cross of Northeast Massachusetts. He is also
serves with the Creative Economy of the North Shore, Beverly Main Streets, and
the United Way. He is past president of the Purchasing Management Association of
Boston and a recipient of the Harry J. Graham Memorial Award, the highest honor
bestowed by the Association. He is a regular contributor to multiple industry
Supply Chain Leadership: Adapting to a Changing Environment