Douglas VanWiggeren, a retired Air Force colonel, has more than 40 years of experience in logistics management and strategic planning. He came to LMI from the automotive and aerospace industries, where he developed a bar code–driven warehouse management system, coordinated internal material delivery to production, and managed spare parts production and sales. As a material manager for a major defense contractor, Doug helped transition the company’s business operating system to a new enterprise resource planning system. His final Air Force assignment was director of supply, Air Mobility Command. He has a bachelor’s in administration of justice from Southern Illinois University and a master’s in logistics management from the Air Force Institute of Technology.