Chagrin Consulting - Roger Kallock

Tauber Industry Advisory Board Representative
Roger Kallock
Chagrin Consulting
/ Chairman & CEO

After completing three years as Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (Logistics & Materiel Readiness) in 2001, Roger Kallock founded Chagrin Consulting Associates where he has focused his attention on issues relating to Change Leadership in Supply Chain management.  Today his passion is to accelerate the rate of sharing between military and private sector logisticians. In conjunction with Penn State’s Center for Supply Chain Research, he has participated in and/or directed over a dozen programs on these themes. In April 2005, he received the Robert Pashek Award from Penn State’s Smeal College of Business for his contributions to the practice and development of the logistics and transportation disciplines.

Before joining the DoD in 1998, Roger was a Managing Partner at Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) where the Roger Kallock Award is annually given to the outstanding supply chain consultant. Prior to CSC, he was co-founder and chairman of Cleveland Consulting Associates (CCA), one of the world’s earliest advocates for integrating logistics management functions with information technology. At CCA, he assisted clients in improving supply chain related business processes including distribution, transportation, manufacturing planning, and customer service. His 35 years of private sector logistics experience started with Procter and Gamble, where he had a series of distribution and customer service assignments, followed by his initial consulting experience with A T Kearney.

Roger’s active leadership of the evolution of supply chain management concepts was recognized when the Council of Logistics Management awarded him its Distinguished Service Award in 1990.  He has contributed to the dramatic growth of this world leading professional organization by chairing many conferences, leading the early acceptance of computer technology to support logistics, and serving on the Executive Committee for seven years including as President in 1984.  Roger earned a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from the University of Michigan in 1961.

In addition to continuing his consulting and educational work with military related clients, in 2009 he became President of the Chagrin Valley Rotary Club and a Member of the Geauga County Habitat for Humanity Board. He also serves on the Industry Advisory Board of the Tauber Institute for Global Operations at the University of Michigan.


Roger Kallock, U-M Tauber Institute IAB Member