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For over 15 years, the core members of SCM Connections have made SAP-based supply chain planning applications from APO to IBP work for their clients.

Not only do we have a long track record of proven results, but we’re easy to work with as well, providing high-quality solutions that deliver on the promises we make.



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Mike Raftery, CEO

Mike specializes in supply network planning, supply chain sourcing strategy, and optimization. He is a consultant, industry expert, and thought leader for strategic direction and continuous improvement of consumer products supply chain planning processes. He leverages over 15 years of experience gained by working for multiple Fortune 500 companies both as an employee and as a consultant designing and implementing complex supply chain solutions across a variety of platforms. Mike is chair for the ASUG consumer products interest group and with has an APICS CPIM certification.

Kristi Naidech, COO

Kristi Naidech joined SCM Connections to build expanded service offerings for our customers in post implementation/ ongoing care and advanced analytics support. Kristi began her career in supply chain consulting long ago when there were still “The Big 5.” It was love at first sight when she and ARIBA (now SAPAriba) met and the romance continued during supply chain software implementations and creation of help desks and training programs in the life sciences, oil & gas, telecommunications, and consumer goods industries. Kristi has spent the last 12 years in healthcare/acute care hospitals specializing in ERP implementations and supply chain operations turn-arounds. Kristi’s core skills are in process improvement, operations improvement, and advanced analytics. Kristi is ISM CPM certified and a long-standing member of ASCM, ARHMM and ACHE.


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Patrick Green, CTO

Patrick Green is a founding principal at SCM Connections where he is responsible for delivering integrated SAP Supply Chain solutions to clients utilizing the Advanced Planner and Optimizer. Patrick has 14 years of SAP design and implementation experience with 12 years delivering SAP APO solutions. His expertise is building comprehensive Supply Chain Planning solutions that are optimized across all functional areas, ensuring a complete and integrated solution. Patrick’s core skills are in SCM Demand Planning, Supply Network Planning, and Detailed Scheduling. He has helped clients in a variety of industries, including Pharmaceuticals, Consumer Packaged Goods, Automotive, Chemicals, Mill Products, and Food and Beverages.

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