Shelley Stewart Jr., CPSM, MBA, a Howard University board member since 2018, is the vice president of Sourcing & Logistics and chief procurement officer of DuPont in Wilmington, Delaware. He also has responsibility for Facilities Services and Real Estate. Previously, he was a senior vice president of Operational Excellence and chief procurement officer at Tyco, where he led supply chain initiatives across the company in addition to working with Tyco’s India Business Council. Before Tyco, he served as senior vice president of Supply Chain with Invensys, as well as vice president of Supply Chain with Raytheon. He also worked at United Technologies in a variety of senior roles.
For over 10 years, Stewart has been a member of the Board of Visitors of the HU School of Business (HUSB), serving as its chair for the last five, and a member of the advisory board of the HUSB Center of Excellence in Supply Chain Management. He has been instrumental in attracting many Fortune 500 companies and their chief executives to team with HUSB to provide student opportunities in the private sectors.
Stewart earned his MBA from the University of New Haven and also holds bachelor and master degrees in criminal justice from Northeastern University in Massachusetts. He co-authored “Straight to the Bottom Line: An Executive’s Roadmap to World Class Supply Management” (J. Ross Publishing). In 2011, Stewart was awarded the prestigious J. Shipman Gold Medal Award from the Institute of Supply Management. He and his wife reside in Philadelphia.more » « less