John Francis is a partner within the Corporate & Shared Services practice and the Energy practice at ScottMadden. He leads the supply chain practice and has deep experience in P2P, O2C, category management, sourcing strategy, operational procurement, logistics, transportation, inventory management, and materials management. He spent 13 years at McMaster-Carr Supply Company, a multibillion-dollar industrial supply firm which ships thousands of small packages a day throughout North America. He was one of 13 corporate officers at the firm and was responsible for the functional areas of finance, human capital management, materials management, and inventory management, contact center operations, and marketing. John received a B.S. in applied mathematics and economics from Brown University.