Ed Vallorani MIB, CSCP, CMQ/OE, CSSGB
Ed works with organizations to reduce operating costs while improving customer satisfaction. He has worked with diverse industries, focusing his clients’ business processes on serving the customer. As service improves, costs decreases–a win-win for all.
Ed had an extensive corporate career, most recently as a Director of Quality Assurance for May Department Stores, where he designed, implemented and managed a quality process that extended globally from the supplier to the customer.
Global Supply Chain
Ed worked extensively in the global supply chain, making improvements that saved millions. From auditing suppliers on four continents to working with customer service organizations, Ed has experience throughout the supply chain. He has held numerous supply chain positions including demand planning, inventory management, procurement, replenishment, vendor and customer relationship management (VRM/CRM).
Ed has lead the design and implementation of major projects, including: supply chain quality initiatives; the redesign of a customer service process; a demand planning and inventory management process; and an electronic POS ordering process.
Ed holds a Master of International Business degree from St. Louis University and a B.A. in Economics from Villanova University. Recently, he taught, European Business, a master-level course at St. Louis University.
Ed holds a Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) designation from APICS. He is a senior member of the American Society for Quality (ASQ) and has been named a Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence (CMQ/OE) and a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt (CSSGB) by ASQ.
Ed is serving as the Education Chair for the St. Louis chapter of ASQ. He is a past president of the St. Louis ODN and served for three years on its board of directors. Ed has also served for three years on his church’s leadership council, becoming president at the end of his term.