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Matthew Menner '94 MBA

Matthew Menner '94 MBA

Senior Vice President
Transplace

Matthew E. Menner is the senior vice president, sales & alliances for Transplace-a leading third party logistics and technology solutions provider focused on transportation management business processes outsourcing. Menner leads their field sales organization, develops and executes alliances strategies, and oversees industry analyst relations for Transplace. He brings more than 18 years of transportation and logistics industry experience. Prior to joining Transplace, he served as senior vice president of Global Sales and Alliances for Optiant, a leader in strategic supply chain design and optimization. Through a series of acquisitions over the course of a decade, Menner rose to the position of vice president of sales at Manhattan Associates, a global leader in supply chain execution solutions. Menner's recent position has been achieved through a culmination of rich experiences from a number of diverse companies which include: Logistics.com, Sabre, Princeton Transportation Consulting Group, Andersen Consulting's (now Accenture) Logistics Strategies Practice, Burlington Northern Railroad, and St. Johnsbury Trucking Company.

Menner earned an AA in 1990 from Green Mountain College, a bachelor's degree and MBA from the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University. He was honored by Syracuse University as the 2007 Young Alumni of the Year and the 1997 Green Mountain College Young Alumni of the Year Award Recipient.

Menner serves on the Whitman Advisory Council. He was also the vice president, strategic development for the Council of Supply Chain Professional (CSCMP) New England Roundtable. Lastly, he recently served as the education chairman and board member to the Transportation and Marketing Communications Association.

He also has served as a Green Mountain College Trustee since 1999 holding positions as a member of the executive committee, chair of the development committee for the comprehensive capital campaign (first in the history of the 170 year old institution, achieving $9.5 million against a goal of $8.0 million, and nominating committee, recently completing his role as a member of his second presidential search committee.

In the battle against cancer, Menner is the captain and COO for Team Eradicate of the Pan Mass Challenge. This team of 35 riders who have raised in excess of a $1.3 million in nine years, contributing meaningfully to the aggregate fundraising for the Pan Mass Challenge of $240 million.

Menner and his wife Megan, a Cornell graduate and currently the vice president of human resources for EMD Serono reside in Wayland, Mass.