Executive Team

Peter ProvenzanoPeter Provenzano, President and CEO

Peter J. Provenzano is President and Chief Executive Officer of SupplyCore Inc. He has led his family business’ growth, which was founded by his father, to be one of the top 20 award-winning Small Business US Defense contractors.

Mr. Provenzano has demonstrated a commitment to innovation and to help shape policy. He is a past chairman of the Small Business Advisory Committee for the General Services Administration (appointed by Congressman Donald Manzullo, IL-16) and has been welcomed to the Captains of Industry round table at the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA). Mr. Provenzano is a strong supporter of the defense industry and founder of the Great Lakes Chapter of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA). He champions small business participation in defense contracts as both primes and subcontractors.

In 2011, Mr. Provenzano was awarded the NDIA Kathleen P. Sridhar Small Business Executive of the Year Award for his leadership and strategic impact in the defense small business sector. Through Mr. Provenzano’s leadership, SupplyCore has been awarded Inc. Magazine’s Inc. 500 award five years in a row and has been inducted into the Inc. Hall of Fame. This annual award recognizes America's fastest-growing privately-owned companies. Today, SupplyCore maintains worldwide presence including Japan, Okinawa, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, U.A.E., Africa, Columbia, and Israel coupled with U.S. locations including Illinois, California, South Carolina, Missouri, Florida, Ohio, Texas, and Georgia.

Mr. Provenzano has kept SupplyCore’s headquarters in his hometown and he remains very active in the community. Mr. Provenzano is Chairman of the Rock River Development Partnership (RRDP), a public/private partnership he co-founded with Rockford’s Mayor. Mr. Provenzano has applied his leadership skills and innovations from SupplyCore and reinvested his resources into improving the physical and human assets of communities. He was honored with the Rockford Park District’s Community Service Award in 2010, and was inducted into the Rockford Area Convention and Visitors Bureau’s “Tourism Hall of Fame” for his continued work with RRDP and establishing the Rockford City Market in 2011. In 2012 he was presented with the Rockford Chamber of Commerce "Twenty People You Should Know" Award which recognizes those who give their time, talent and leadership to the Rockford region, while also mentoring future leaders in the community. His favorite quote from Louis Pasteur, “Chance favors only the prepared mind,” is a testament to his business discipline and passion for community that are at the backbone of his efforts.

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Steve CotoneSteve Cotone, Vice President of Program Management

Steve Cotone is the Vice President of Programs at SupplyCore Inc. Mr. Cotone joined SupplyCore in 2005. He is responsible for leading a global staff of approximately 150 associates in locations throughout the US, Japan, Okinawa and Korea servicing contracts and customers in the US, Europe, Pacific, and Middle East.

Mr. Cotone graduated from Southern Illinois University in 1992 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and studies in Law Enforcement. Prior to joining SupplyCore, Mr. Cotone was a counselor at a residential facility focused on housing inner-city kids involved in gang activity in the Chicago land area. From 1995 to 2005, Mr. Cotone worked for Textron Fastening Systems. He spent time in Fishers, IN and held the position of a sales representative calling on tiered automotive companies including Borg Warner Automotive, Delco Remy America, and heavy truck engine manufacturer, Cummins Engine. In 2003, Mr. Cotone accepted assignment into Textron's Six Sigma program and spent time developing lean sales processes as well as streamlining manufacturing process using Six Sigma tools, including Kaizen events. Mr. Cotone earned a certification as a DFSS Black Belt in late 2003. Additional responsibilities while a Textron Black Belt in Six Sigma included project management, leading training sessions, waste reduction, change agent, and developing training procedures. In 2005, Mr. Cotone joined SupplyCore Inc. as the National Sales Manager. Since that time he has taken on increasing roles of responsibility and currently holds the position of Vice President of Programs.

Mr. Cotone’s current responsibilities at SupplyCore include managing all handson operational, sales, customer service, quality, and supplier management aspects required to meet the mission, core values and objectives of SupplyCore. He provides the leadership, management, and vision necessary to ensure that SupplyCore has the proper controls, people, and systems in place to effectively grow the organization and ensure compliant contract management and financial strength and operating efficiency. He is responsible for the measurement and effectiveness of all processes internal and external as well as collaboration with the management team to develop and implement plans for the operational infrastructure of systems, processes, and personnel designed to accommodate the growth objectives of the organization. Mr. Cotone acts as lead "primary-care officer" through direct contact with customers, contract holders and business partners.

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Mark RobinsonMark Robinson, Vice President of Administration

Mark Robinson joined SupplyCore's Executive Team as Vice President of Administration in the fall of 2014. In addition to working with staff to meet the company's legal needs, he oversees the Finance, Human Resources, Real Estate and Compliance departments.

Mr. Robinson has previously served as general counsel for both public and private companies, and has served on executive teams in industries ranging from commercial printing to real estate and aviation. After earning a bachelors degree in risk management from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, he travelled the country as a consultant for a service organization, followed by graduate school at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, where he earned a JD/MBA degree. While at the law firm of Hinshaw & Culbertson in Rockford, Illinois, Mr. Robinson focused on corporate law and real estate on his journey to partnership in the firm. He worked with troubled corporations, including commercial printer Duplex Products in Sycamore, IL, where he was retained as VP/General Counsel and Secretary to the Board of this AMEX traded firm. Following a successful sale to Reynolds & Reynolds, he joined Rubloff Development Group, a Rockford based commercial real estate developer, as VP/General Counsel/Secretary, though he quickly stepped into an operational leadership role as President of Rubloff. While in that role, Rubloff expanded into the aircraft taxi service, first with small aircraft operating under a FAA 135 certificate, and later with large aircraft through the purchase of Ryan International Airlines and its 121 certificate. Ryan provided airlift for tour operators and for USTRANSCOM, moving troops into Iraq , Afghanistan and numerous other theatres. Mr. Robinson most recently served as the Chief Operating Officer for Jet Midwest Group, a Kansas City based consortium that oversees airlines in the US and Asia, a large scale aviation parts operation, MRO and paint facility.

In Mr. Robinson's various roles he has been responsible for legal compliance and negotiation of business terms, while also directing process improvements and productivity. At Supplycore he works closely with operations and business development in shaping new business activities while also directing compliance programs.

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Patrick VollerPatrick Voller, Vice President of Business Development

Patrick Voller is Vice President of Business Development at SupplyCore Inc. Mr. Voller is responsible for client and supplier relations and leading teams in the business development processes; including opportunity identification, capture management, proposal development, and contract execution.

Mr. Voller has more than 25 years of experience in Supply Chain in both program management and operations support, combined with a broad business development background. He has spent the last several years focused on the defense and government markets working in business development and program implementation for Agility and New Breed Logistics. Previously, Pat completed an Army career as a logistics officer with assignments at the tactical, operational, and strategic levels. He served with 3rd Infantry Division, 9th Infantry Division, 1st and 3rd Corps Support Commands, Human Resources Command, and the Defense Logistics Agency with assignments in the United States, Iraq, Afghanistan, Saudi Arabia, and Europe.

He has a Master of Science in Logistics from Florida Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Minnesota. He also graduated from the Army’s Command and General Staff College and the Army Logistics Executive Development Course.

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Bryan DavisBryan Davis, Vice President, Government Affairs and Community Engagement

Bryan Davis is the Vice President, Government Affairs and Community Engagement for SupplyCore. In this role, his responsibilities include advocacy for a wide array of policy issues on Capitol Hill and with the Executive Branch. Mr. Davis works with state and local government to advance SupplyCore’s business goals and promote good government policies and practices that bring the best value to taxpayers and our nation's war fighters. Additional advocacy efforts include relationship building with legislators, executive branch officials, state and municipal officials and maintaining an active and constructive role in DC-based coalitions and associations. Mr. Davis also manages contract administration and quality conformance procedures to ensure compliance with federal acquisition regulations, ISO Standards, and Qualified Suppliers List of Distributors (QSLD) and other program standards.

Before joining the SupplyCore team, Mr. Davis served for two decades as a top aide to former U.S. Representative Donald A. Manzullo, who was the former Chairman of the House Small Business Committee and a senior member of the Illinois Congressional delegation until the end of 2012. In this role, he worked as an advocate on behalf of many Illinois based firms, local governments and non- profit agencies on issues addressing regulatory enforcement, government procurement, research and development funding and many others. Early in his congressional career, Mr. Davis worked on Capitol Hill handling legislative issues dealing with Defense, International Relations, Appropriations, Transportation and Housing. He also worked as a policy analyst for the Illinois General Assembly, House of Representatives from 1995 to 1996.

Mr. Davis served as a commissioned officer in the Illinois Army National Guard, and the U.S. Army Reserve from 1989 until 2000. A graduate of the U.S. Army Chemical Officer Basic Course at Ft. McClellan, Alabama, he went on to serve as a platoon leader and executive officer for the 244th Smoke (Chemical) Company, in Rockford. He attained the rank of captain and served as the G3 Training Officer for the 85th Training Support Division, Headquarters Unit, in Arlington Heights, Illinois. He is a recipient of the Army Commendation Medal for initiating community service projects supported by his unit.

Mr. Davis graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Political Science-International Relations and Economics from Northern Illinois University (NIU) in 1991. He also holds a Masters of Public Administration degree from NIU.

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Richard G. Alpaugh Richard G. Alpaugh, Vice President of International Business Development

Rick Alpaugh is the Vice President of International Business Development for SupplyCore. His responsibilities include customer and supplier relations as well as leading teams in business development processes, international business strategy, solution design for programs, and supporting program execution worldwide.

Prior to this position, Rick had a long career with the US Government and also worked in industry for several years, nearly all of that time related to international sales of both material and services. In January of 2013 Rick returned to government service as the Deputy Chief of Staff for Acquisition and Logistics, USASAC. For three years prior to his return to government, Mr. Alpaugh served as the Vice President for International Military Sales for AM General LLC. In that position, he was responsible for development and execution of global strategies for sales and support of AM General products in more than 50 countries. From August of 1998, when Mr. Alpaugh was appointed to the Senior Executive Service, until his retirement in 2010, Mr. Alpaugh served as Deputy to the Commander, USASAC. Mr. Alpaugh began his civil service career in 1974, working as a GS-3 Computer Operator at the New Cumberland Army Depot. Mr. Alpaugh’s assignments include Chief, Programs Division; Project Manager, Egyptian Automation Computer Center; Director for Logistics Support; Civilian Executive for Operations and Director, Policy, Plans and Operations.

Mr. Alpaugh attended Shippensburg State College, in his hometown and was an honor graduate of the Army Materiel Command Supply Intern program. His awards include both the Army Superior and Meritorious Civilian Service Awards and the Presidential Meritorious Executive Award. He has twice been nominated as Federal Executive of the Year for Central Pennsylvania.

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