Tom was former CEO of American River International in New York and Apex Global Logistics Supply Chain Operation in Los Angeles. Tom has over 30 years’ experience in assisting companies all over the world manage their import and export operations.
He is a member of the NY District Export Council, sits on the board of numerous corporations and is considered a leader in the business verticals he works in.
He has now authored over 19 books on Global Trade and is in the middle of an eight book series, titled "The Global Warrior; Advancing on the Necessary Skill Sets to Compete Effectively in Global Trade".
Tom is also the Director of the National Institute of world trade (niwt.org) a 30-year-old educational and training organization.
Kelly is a licensed customhouse broker and trade compliance specialist who has been working in the supply chain field for over thirty years. Kelly assists companies in managing their import and export trade activity, CTPAT security, and develop inhouse training programs.
Kelly is the Chief Operating Officer of Blue Tiger International and earned her bachelor’s degree in Organizational Management from St. Joseph’s University.
Kelly is a specialist in both import and export operations, security, compliance, logistics, and supply chain management.
Mark has over 30 years’ experience in consumer products manufacturing and distribution.
Mark was formerly head of supply chain for Global Industrial, an industrial products distributor. He worked 20 years for the Estee Lauder Companies heading industrial engineering, managing the global Inventory, and overseeing the warehouse, distribution, and inventory systems.
Prior to that Mark was with Revlon: 5 years domestically in engineering and manufacturing positions and 3 years with the International Division in charge of engineering and packaging.
Mark holds a Bachelor of Engineering and a Masters in Information Management from the Stevens Institute of Technology as well as an APICS CPIM certification and an ASQ Six Sigma Greenbelt. Mark is a past President of the Long Island Chapter of APICS. Mark has taught supply chain courses and led interactive simulations.
Sean is a seasoned business executive with over 25 years of experience in companies with an international footprint and complex operations.
Sean was formerly Executive Vice President for Carnegie Fabrics, a leading contract textiles manufacturer and distributor. He held this role for 15 years heading up global manufacturing of textiles, supply chain oversight, warehousing, distribution, IT, and financial controls / reporting.
Sean is skilled in: Full Cycle Supply Chain Management, Lean Manufacturing, Industrial Products, Inventory Management, Margin Growth, Logistics, Quality Control, Process Improvement, P+L, Human Resources, ERP System Optimization, Forecasting, Contract Negotiation, IT Security & Management, Risk Mitigation, and Customer Service.
Sean holds certification in Six Sigma Greenbelt, Lean Six Sigma, Agile Methodology from Villanova University and Supply Chain Master Track from Rutgers University.
Sean works for Blue Tiger in supporting their initiatives with clients' supply chain efficiencies, cyber security, facilities management, SOP Development, personnel training, financial oversight and change management.
He has worked in numerous verticals: textiles, chemical and industrial products, manufacturing, and import/export operations
Zachary Raia is a third-generation trade specialist in import and export compliance, logistics, and supply chain management. His family has been in the international trade business since 1970.
Zachary has responsibilities as a senior account manager, focusing on working with our clients’ global supply chains in reducing risk and cost, business process enhancements, and conformity with all the regulations of import and export trade compliance.
He has a bachelor’s degree from CUNY Queens College.
Zachary has a Dangerous Goods Certification, and is finalizing preparation for his Customs Brokers License and his qualifications for being a certified international trade specialist.
His multidisciplinary background, experience, and skill sets afford Zachary the ability to resolve various supply chain challenges and be a valued partner with Blue Tiger’s clientele in numerous business verticals and supply chain operations.
Lindsay Dini brings her expertise in managing the needs of her clients, colleagues and relationships to Blue Tiger International. Lindsay’s experience and primary responsibility have been in the area of business development, marketing, sales and supply chain.
Most recently Lindsay was with Karl Lagerfeld Paris focusing on product design, manufacturing and project management in their supply chain. Her other related experiences were with American River International, Oleg Cassini and Decode 1.8.
As Lead Consultant Lindsay works with Blue Tiger International’s client assisting them to source products overseas, align manufacturers, develop domestic and foreign markets while insuring to create efficiencies in our client’s global supply chains.
Lindsay has a BA in Marketing & Design from the International Academy of Design and Technology in Tampa, Florida. She has also been involved in management training seminars and classes with NIWT, AMA, ISM focusing on global supply chain strategies.
Erica is an administrative manager for Blue Tiger. Erica has over 20 years of experience in several disciplines including education, graphic arts, design, and account management. She has worked with organizations such as the New York City Department of Education, the Institute of Supply Chain Management, and Stonybrook University.
For the past fifteen years, Erica has been an active volunteer for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and Friends of Karen, and other non-profit organizations.
Erica’s responsibilities for Blue Tiger comprise client services, administrative and accounting responsibilities.
Erica can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 917-337-359