Professor, Associate Dean
East Building, E221G
lbert Ames is Associate Dean in the School of Business and Entrepreneurship, and the Director of the Bachelor’s Degree Program in Transportation, Logistics, and Supply Chain Management. He holds graduate degrees in Engineering and Business Administration, from reputed institutions. He completed the Executive Education Program in Strategic Management from the Sloan School of Management/CTS at MIT. He then went on to the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, to complete his executive education program in organizational change.
His research work in natural gas pipeline economics and policy, has been presented at international conferences, and published in peer reviewed journals. His research grants funded, include a $80,000 grant (STEP) from the US Department of Transportation.
Albert is a member of the national Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), Transportation Club of Seattle, Transportation Club of Tacoma, and the Beta Sigma Delta (International Honor Society in Business, Management, and Administration). He has established an active program advisory committee comprised of senior executives with the local industry. The committee has helped place his program graduates in reputed organizations such as PACCAR. His program faculty includes senior managers from UPS, Microsoft, SeaTac Airport, Honeywell, PACCAR, BNSF Railways, Lynden Transportation, and APL Shipping Lines.
Prior to joining LWTech in 2014, Albert served for over twenty years as a tenured faculty, in an AACSB (International) accredited School of Business at a university in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Adjunct Professor, Boeing
Adjunct Professor, President Seattle Warehousing
Adjunct Faculty, COO Tacoma Rail
Adjunct Professor, Manager Maersk Shipping Lines
Brad Mayer is a transplant from Wisconsin before moving around the U.S. extensively following undergrad while serving in the Air Force.
Brad has a Bachelor’s in History from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, a Master’s in Criminal Justice from Saint Cloud State University, and a Master’s in Supply Chain Management from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville.
Brad has over 11 years of experience in the Supply Chain industry. His previous roles include: Import Analyst at Target HQ, Account Manager at Costco for NYK Shipping Line and Yusen Logistics Transportation, and Planning Manager at Yusen Logistics. His current role is a Project Manager at Yusen Logistics.
In his free time, Brad enjoys exploring the PNW with his four children, ages 16 to 4, hiking the many terrific trails throughout the region, and trivia nights. He is looking forward to the new NHL team arriving in Seattle!
Adjunct Faculty, Director SEA-TAC Airport
Adjunct Faculty, Procurement Manager, Phillips Inc.
Adjunct Faculty, President, Supply Chain Vision
Alan Van Boven coaches enterprises in logistics process and applied technology. Alan’s current focus is logistics technology strategy, collaborative business models and product selection and its deployment where real economic and sustainability benefits are achieved via technology-enabled innovation in e-commerce, optimization & collaboration processes.
Alan progressed through enterprises in national security technology, wireless telecommunications and the application of optimization solutions for freight transport. Alan was the CEO of ShipLogix until it was sold in 2007. He was a principal in Supply Chain Visions, a boutique thought leadership consultancy.
In addition to his consulting practice, Van Boven coaches social entrepreneurial startups and is an angel investor in sustainable enterprises. He is actively involved in several supply chain academic programs as an Advisory Board member, including UW SCTL. He holds a BS in Mathematics from the University of Washington with graduate level studies at Stanford and Seattle University.
Mon-Fri, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Mon-Thurs, 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Friday, Closed to the public
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