ROCKFORD, IL — SupplyCore, a Rockford-based supply chain management services and technology solutions integrator, announced Wednesday 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 U.S. 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 $145 billion 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.