Steven Kitay


I am a passionate, energetic, inspiring, and success driven leader, delivering profitable results in a personable & motivating way, with a strong bias for action. My open & direct communication style, combined with organization & prioritization skills, developing loyal relationships, and my commitment to integrity & transparency, provides the foundation to the primary principles of my success: PASSION, VISION, LEADERSHIP, GROWTH.

• PASSION: I inspire an energetic & urgent drive to grow profitable & responsible businesses by managing a team in a fast-paced, challenging environment, that is integral, transparent, & goal driven

• VISION: Long term thinking with quick & focused execution to increase market penetration and expansion

• LEADERSHIP: Creating teams that operate on Trust, Transparency, Openness, Confidentiality, & Listening. Willing to challenge & be challenged, & dedicated to exceptional growth & personal accountability

• GROWTH: Leveraging a positive attitude & believing I will always make an impact. Be diligent in examining & executing on both personal & business growth opportunities & in defeating mediocrity

I believe in giving back and paying forward, and passionate about music, wine, travel, education, social responsibility, & living a life with no regrets – especially when it comes to family.

Extensive Experience & Insight into Manufacturing in Asia, Mexico & USA
Develop & Lead Diverse Teams
Cross Functional Collaboration
Succession Strategy & Implementation
Key liaison to C-Suite
End to End Supply Chain Operations
Ethical Sourcing
Vendor Relationship Management
Global Strategic Sourcing
Strategic Alliances
Total Cost of Ownership Improvements
Continuous Process and Manufacturing Improvement
Delivering On Time & On Budget
Strategic Planning & Tactical Execution
Profit & Loss
Budget Planning
Process Improvement
Quality Systems Management
Entrepreneurial Vision
Contract & Cost Negotiations
Strategic Inventory Management