Inside Supply Management Magazine

Shelley Stewart Case Competition Winners Announced

February 12, 2016


This morning at ISM Diversity 2016, the winner of the inaugural Shelley Stewart Case Competition was announced. The competition — held at ISM®’s annual Diversity conference — pits teams of top supply management college students against each other as they demonstrate analytical and reasoning skills in a professional setting, much like they will face in the business world.

The universities with their respective tame names are listed below.

First place ($4,000): Howard University, “Knitted Solutions”

Second place ($3,000): Southern University and A&M College, “Special Joint Team International”

Third place ($2,500): Clark Atlanta University, “ProVision Consultants”

Fourth Place ($1,500): Tennessee State University, “W2 Logistics”

Fifth place ($1,000): North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, “Strategic Consultants”

This year’s Shelley Stewart Case Competition judges included: Tiffany Hickerson, director for A.T. Kearney, Inc.; Deidra Merriwether, vice president, CFO The Americas for W.W. Grainger, Inc.; Patricia Pyle, manager, supplier diversity for Salt River Project; Estrella Cramer, supplier diversity director for UPS; and Carrie Ericson, vice president for A.T. Kearney.