Loyola University Chicago

Quinlan School of Business

Faculty and Affiliates

Rick D. Blasgen

Title/s: President and Chief Executive Officer, Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP)



Mr. Blasgen began his career with Nabisco, eventually becoming vice president, supply chain in June 1998, then vice president supply chain for Kraft in June 2002. He joined ConAgra Foods in August 2003 as senior vice president integrated logistics. Throughout the past 27 years, Blasgen has devoted much of his time to furthering a number of company’s supply chain management programs and initiatives. This experience has given him a solid foundation for his role in advancing CSCMP throughout the world. Blasgen has been a member of CLM’s Executive Committee, and is a past president of the Warehousing Education and Research Council (WERC). Blasgen is a 1983 graduate of Governor’s State University, earning his degree in business administration and majoring in finance.