Steve is responsible for assuring and improving logistics efficiencies throughout our supply chain by guiding the efforts of Oppy’s operations, quality control, transportation and inventory teams. Having started in our IT department in 1996, Steve gained highly relevant expertise on the company’s enterprise system and insight to our supply chain. In 2006, he was promoted to manager of systems development where he was responsible for all in-house systems, before becoming corporate supply chain manager. In 2011, Steve became Oppy’s first director of supply chain, operations and QC.
Steve oversees sustainability initiatives at Oppy, leading the committee dedicated to identifying and implementing strategies that reduce waste and conserve resources in key areas of our business.
Active on several industry committees, Steve is co-chair of the Produce Traceability Initiative, a member of the CPMA Industry Technology Advisory Council, and the PMA Technology Council, a director of ProduceSupply.org, and a contributor to Blueprints: The Produce Professionals' Quarterly Journal.
Steve received his diploma in computer and information systems from BCIT, and completed his MBA in 2016.