Hosts: Rodney Apple and Chris Gaffney
In This Episode:
In this episode of the Supply Chain Careers Podcast, we speak with Lindsey Walker, Founder of Oakmont Supply Solutions, and an experienced supply chain professional. Lindsey shares her supply chain career journey and how to build an agile career. She discusses leadership and career advancement while advising supply chain pros to move around both vertically and horizontally as they develop transferable skills. Lindsey also explains how she enjoys the control of having her own business and how running your own shop compares to corporate life. She notes the best advice she received and some of her own while sharing with us the vital importance of networking, mentoring, and finding role models can be for a career. She encourages people to closely watch for examples of how to interact with other people. It is an art that is not taught well in school. She closes with advice about the value of taking on hard work.
Who is Lindsey Walker?
Lindsey Walker, founder of Oakmont Supply Solutions, is a Supply Chain Planning expert with over 12 years’ experience leading Supply Chain strategy and execution in companies ranging from Fortune 50 retailers to mid-size global manufacturers. Her deep expertise includes S&OP Design and Implementation, Supply Planning/Management, Inventory Optimization, Domestic and International Transportation Strategy, Manufacturing Operations and Team Structure and Development. As a consultant, Lindsey specializes in partnering with small to mid-sized businesses build strong and resilient Supply Chain planning teams and processes.