ISyE Inducts Five New Advisory Board Members and New Chair at Spring 2016 Meeting

Apr 22, 2016 | Atlanta, GA

Stan Chia, Jeanene Fowler, Dan Shinedling, Jr., Moe Trebuchon, and Annie Walker joined Georgia Tech’s Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering (ISyE) Advisory Board in the spring of 2016. These five alumni are joining 15 other distinguished professional and community leaders, serving as a sounding board for the School Chair in an advisory capacity, as well assisting with the School’s development goals. Each member will serve a four-year term (2016-2020).

Alumna Jocelyn Stargel was inducted as the Advisory Board’s new chair. She will lead the board for a one-year term.

Jocelyn Stargel, Incoming Chair

Jocelyn Stargel (B.S. IE 1982, M.S. IE 1986) is the incoming chair of the Advisory Board for ISyE. Stargel is the founder and CEO of Stargel Consulting, specializing in IT and risk management. In 2015, she retired from Southern Company Services, where she was responsible for managing the Business Assurance program. Prior to joining the Business Assurance team in 2006, Stargel served as director of external affairs for Southern Company Gas. She also held positions as assistant to the CEO of Southern Company Gas and assistant to the CIO of Southern Company Services, as well as management roles in the information technology organization at Southern Company. Stargel is the past president of the Georgia Tech Women’s Alumni Network, and she was recently elected to the Georgia Tech Alumni Association Board of Trustees.

Stan Chia

Stan Chia (B.S. IE 2005) serves as senior vice president of operations at GrubHub. His responsibilities include operations infrastructure, business development, sales, data operations, and general management of the local markets, as well as oversight of the Restaurants on the Run, DiningIn, and Delivered Dish businesses. With a passion for creating disruptive customer engagement, Chia is focused on delivering an unparalleled experience for GrubHub diners while bringing superior value to restaurant partners. Since joining in April 2015, he has helped grow GrubHub Delivery from five to nearly 50 markets. Prior to joining GrubHub, Chia held multiple senior leadership roles at Amazon, Cisco, and General Electric, running multibillion dollar P&Ls, as well as strategic supply chain organizations. His experience spans many industries, including retail e-commerce, high tech, and energy. Chia also has an MBA from Emory University.

Jeanene Fowler

Jeanene Fowler (B.S. IE 1984) has over 20 years’ experience in technology and business, with a variety of roles including director of IT Application and Testing at MetLife, project manager/business analyst at various retail companies, small business owner, and over 10 years selling technology solutions for IBM. Fowler currently serves on the Georgia Tech Alumni Association Board of Trustees (2013-2016) and is the Greek Alumni Council Chair (2015-2016). She enjoys mentoring in the MentorJackets program, hosting for DinnerJackets, and volunteering at the Speed Networking and Capstone events. She also serves as Treasurer for the Alpha Gamma Delta House Association at Georgia Tech. Fowler also has an MBA from Kennesaw State University and completed the Certified Financial Planning Program at Oglethorpe University. She is a Certified ScrumMaster, Certified Scrum Product Owner, and a member of Scrum Alliance.

Dan Shinedling, Jr.

Dan Shinedling (B.S. IE 1992) possesses a keen entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for using computing to effectively automate business. Shinedling began his professional career as a developer and systems integration consultant. Looking to build something new, Shinedling co-founded KS2 Technologies, Inc. in 1995. Since that time, KS2 has become a leader in ERP, cloud, mobile, and infrastructure solutions with heavy emphasis on IBM and Oracle technologies. KS2 is a frequent recruiter and current employer of many Georgia Tech ISyEs. 

Moe Trebuchon

Moe Trebuchon (B.S. IE 1986) possesses more than 25 years of supply chain, strategy, and operational consulting experience. He has served as a partner in the IBM Global Business Services and PwC Consulting practices. During Trebuchon’s time with these firms, he has served multiple North America leadership roles including Retail Industry Leader, Business Analytics & Optimization Service Line Leader, and Supply Chain Service Line Leader. Throughout his career, Trebuchon’s primary focus has been on helping clients achieve impactful business transformation via development of strategies, operational designs, leverage of information technology, and organizational change adoption. Having led a broad base of clients through complex technology enabled change programs, Trebuchon is considered a subject matter leader in the application of demand forecasting, replenishment, WMS, TMS, order management, and omni-channel technology to the order fulfillment and delivery process.

Annie Walker

Annie Walker (B.S. IE 2002) currently serves as vice president of OTC Merchandising for Walmart U.S. Walker started her career with Walmart in 2002 as an industrial engineer. After spending two years with the Stores Engineering team, she supported the replenishment division in several capacities. Walker’s latest role in replenishment was serving as senior director of Replenishment for the General Merchandise division. In 2012, Walker transitioned from Replenishment to vice president/division merchandising manager Over the Counter. She is also a graduate of the Walmart Leadership Academy program.

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  • New ISyE Advisory Board Members who will serve a four-year term from 2016-2020 (l-r): Moe Trebuchon, Stan Chia, Jeanene Fowler, Dan Shinedling, Jr., and Annie Walker.

  • ISyE Advisory Board Chair Jocelyn Stargel

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