Steve Matthews


Operations and supply chain executive with entrepreneurial drive and success delivering quality and efficiency improvements across diverse industries. Based on extensive leadership development at GE, builds high performance teams that drive cultural change to achieve desired outcomes across multiple sites and disciplines. Develops an enterprise-wide strategy with a detailed path that leads to making a vision a reality at all levels of the organization. Approaches difficult situations in a calm and measured manner and utilizes Lean and Six Sigma principals to cut through complexity and provide value. Known for thinking strategically across a long-term horizon, reduces waste in all aspects of a business. Excels at knocking down walls that prevent organizations from making progress and identifies optimal solutions. As a leader, relishes coaching and mentoring employees to lead their organizations, but also helps them make decisions by asking the right, and sometimes, tough questions. Through a willingness to listen to all aspects of an issue, brings a broad perspective to decision-making.