Shelley Stewart, Jr. is Vice President and Chief Procurement Officer at DuPont, where he leads global procurement, logistics and real estate. Before joining DuPont, Shelley was Senior Vice President of Operational Excellence and Chief Procurement Officer at Tyco International. Prior to Tyco, he worked at Invensys PLC, Raytheon and spent 18 years at United Technologies.
Shelley served on the board of directors of Cleco Corporation, a Louisiana regulated utility, where he was on the audit committee and chair of the nominating and governance committee. As former chair of the board of the Institute for Supply Management, he has been consistently recognized as a leader within the supply chain profession. In 2013 he was named a Bartels Fellow by the University of New Haven. In 2011 Shelley was appointed by the Secretary of Commerce to serve on the U.S. Department of Commerce National Advisory Council on Minority Business.
Shelley is chair of the Board of Visitors at Howard University’s School of Business. He is a member of Northeastern University’s Corporation, a member of the Advisory Board of Drexel University Center for Corporate Governance and a Fellow of the National Association of Corporate Directors.
Shelley earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in criminal justice from Northeastern University and an MBA from the University of New Haven. He received an Honorary Doctorate’s degree in Business Administration from the University of New Haven in 2016. Shelley is co-author of “Straight To The Bottom Line™: An Executive’s Roadmap to World Class Supply Management” (J. Ross Publishing).