Matt Stekier

Principal—Supply Chain & Operations Consulting at Plante Moran

Matt Stekier serves clients throughout the supply chain continuum by quickly identifying improvement opportunities that deliver tangible results and lower costs in a variety of industries, including the medical device, food and beverage, footwear and apparel, military vehicle, and automotive manufacturing sectors. He earned his Bachelor’s in supply chain management from Central Michigan University and a Master’s in business administration from Wayne State University. Stekier also has obtained certifications as a Six Sigma Green Belt and in Theory of Constraints. A 10-year veteran of Plante Moran, he previously served in supply chain roles at Mercedes-Benz Technology and Ford Motor Company.

9:00-10:00 a.m.

Friday November 1, 2024

Resolving the Disconnect in the Supply Chain

The pandemic exposed the warts in a medical device manufacturing supply chain. Those companies with well-established relationships fared better than those without them. Ease of communication seemed to be paramount, while supply chain geography was a point of focus for many as well. This panel will discuss the vision for the new supply chain make-up and the implications for those involved, from OEM to service provider.