Rockford, IL (September 7, 2016) – SupplyCore, a Rockford-based supply chain management services and technology solutions integrator, announced today that Richard Alpaugh has joined the company as Vice President of International.
In his new role at SupplyCore, Alpaugh will be responsible for 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.
“We are thrilled to have Rick on our team,” said Peter Provenzano, CEO of SupplyCore. “His extensive knowledge of the industry, paired with his passion for continuous process improvement, makes him a perfect fit for this role.”
Alpaugh has more than 30 years of experience in Foreign Military Sales with proven success in program growth and relationship building that resulted in a broad network of senior officials both within the U.S. and foreign governments.
Prior to accepting the position with SupplyCore, Alpaugh had a long and successful career with the United States Government. He has also worked in private industry, spending a majority of that time in international sales of both material and services. As the Deputy Chief of Staff, Logistics and Acquisition, he was responsible for the management and execution of more than $145B in international agreements related to the transfer of military goods and services to more than 150 foreign nations.
Throughout his career, Alpaugh advocated for constant improvement in the Army Security Assistance case execution process, working to implement initiatives such as the Army Case Evaluation Profile System; the automated Army Case Closure Program; the SDR Artificial Intelligence Module; Army Activity-Based Costing; and Customer Satisfaction Index programs.
Alpaugh attended Shippensburg State College and was an honor graduate of the Army Material 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.