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Debbie Rose, Vice President

Debbie Rose, Vice President

Debbie Rose is the Vice President at Pros2Plan, a company of Spinnaker Management. She brings over 17 years’ experience in Consulting and Staffing Services, with 15 of those years in sales functions ranging from operations, business development, account management, director of business development to her current position. At Pros2Plan, Debbie drives sales, recruiting, and marketing, as well as manages clients across all verticals. Clients include many of the world’s top brand-name leaders among the Global 500 and Fortune 1000. Pros2Plan focuses purely on staffing.
 
Currently, Debbie is responsible for driving sales within key markets and accounts, strategically managing the staffing division Pros2Plan, including maintaining existing relationship and driving new opportunities across organization enterprises. In addition to leading Pros2Plan, Debbie is a dedicated civil servant. For seven years, Debbie has served as the elected Mayor of her town, Conway, Pennsylvania. Debbie is a graduate of Geneva College. She enjoys spending time with her family, sporting events, boating and skiing.

Rob Benson, Managing Principal

Rob Benson, Managing Principal

Rob Benson is the Co-Founder of Spinnaker Management Group (“SMG”), a holding company with four lines of business that has evolved and grown to approximately 350 employees across three continents. For over 20 years, Rob has worked with clients on Supply Chain Management challenges in the Semiconductor and High-tech industries. As the Managing Principal for Spinnaker's Supply Chain practice areas, Rob guides the strategic direction for the company's Supply Chain Consulting, JDA and SAP Practices, and Value-Added Warehousing & Distribution offerings. His recent client work focuses on combining the Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) process with APS tools to further enhance the ability to predict and manage complex, global supply chains.

 

Beginning his career at UC Berkeley, Rob worked with a team of researchers and consultants that developed some of the earliest optimization based planning solutions for the Semiconductor industry. Key elements of these solutions are still found in supply chain planning applications from leading companies in the commercial marketplace. As commercial software for supply chain planning developed to become the Advanced Planning Systems (APS) market, Rob helped clients use these applications more effectively though improved process design and measurement.

 

Rob holds a Ph.D. and M.S. in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from the University of California at Berkeley. He also received his B.S. in Operations Research from Cornell University. Rob is a recipient of the Franz Edelman Award for Management Science Achievement for his work on optimization based planning systems with the team from UC Berkeley.

Matt Stava, Advisory Board

Matt Stava, Advisory Board

Matt Stava is the Co-Founder of Spinnaker Management Group (“SMG”). SMG is a holding company with four lines of business that has evolved and grown to more than 350 employees across four continents. Matt is the Chief Executive Officer for the Spinnaker Support business unit, which was founded as a Maintenance provider for JD Edwards applications. Today, it is a full service firm providing third-party maintenance, application/technical management services, and consulting services for JD Edwards, SAP and Siebel applications, as well as Oracle Database Support services.

 

Matt is a seasoned executive with more than 21 years in the consulting and supply chain services industry. He began his career at Andersen Consulting (now Accenture), joining their Supply Chain practice and worked with various clients restructuring and architecting supply chain solutions. He then joined Solutions Consulting (acquired by Perot Systems), a management consulting and systems implementation firm, where he founded and was the Director of the Supply Chain practice. He led the practice for 3½ years and worked with numerous companies in restructuring their supply chain processes and systems.

 

Matt is a graduate of Kansas University where he received a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration. He is involved in a variety of charities including the Denver Area Council of the Boy Scouts where he is on the Board of Directors and a Trustee. Matt is active in the Rocky Mountain Chapter of Young Presidents Organization (YPO), where he is Treasurer and on the Board of Directors. Outside of his time at Spinnaker, he enjoys activities including spending time with his family, golf, and skiing.

John Sharkey, Advisory Board

John Sharkey, Advisory Board

John Sharkey is the Spinnaker’s Senior Vice President of Consulting and has oversight and leadership responsibility for the firm’s supply chain planning and strategy consulting practices which provide management consulting and technology consulting/support services. In this role he oversees strategy and individual practice development, provides business development and marketing direction, and is responsible for overall financial performance for the group. Additionally, Mr. Sharkey is a frequent industry speaker and supply chain thought leader.

 

As a consultant, John is an expert in the design, development, implementation, and optimization of supply chain strategies, business processes, and technologies and helps oversee supply chain transformation initiatives. John has worked with companies in the High-Tech, Semiconductor, Consumer Products, Medical Products, Industrial, Telecommunications, Paper, and Chemical industries. Having led project teams in a variety of domestic and global supply chain initiatives, he specializes in combining technology and process improvements to design supply chain systems that enable clients to achieve transformational results and achieve strategy objectives. Mr. Sharkey holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from the University of Illinois and master’s degrees in engineering and business from MIT. At MIT, John was a graduate fellow in the Leaders for Manufacturing (now Leaders for Global Operations) program, a partnership between MIT’s business and engineering schools and a consortium of leading global manufacturers. He lives in Chicago, Illinois and enjoys spending time with family, traveling, hiking, and golf.