Larry D. Wigger, Jr., MBA
Instructor, Department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management
332 Bloch Heritage Hall
Larry Wigger is an Instructor of Marketing and Supply Chain Management. Larry holds both a Master of Science in Supply Chain Management and a general MBA from Elmhurst College, as well as a B.A. in Business Administration from William Jewell College. With over twenty years of progressive and varied management experience, Larry's expertise includes the full range of Supply Chain Management activities, Strategic Leadership in multiple business start-ups, as well as Operations, Project and Program Management.
Larry's fifteen years of experience in the Petroleum and Retail Construction industries were frequently focused on Supply Chain Management roles, including all facets of Demand Planning, Material Forecasting, Strategic Sourcing, Contract Negotiation, Tactical Procurement, 3rd Party Logistics Implementations, Continuous Improvement, Life-Cycle Cost and Sustainability.
Additionally, Larry has held equity leadership positions in multiple start-ups across the Construction and Project Management industry. These activities have included consultancy and at-risk construction work for major global petroleum, retail, and hospitality clients, support services in the recent fracking boom, and three years of post-earthquake construction projects in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Larry looks forward to bringing his passion for service to teaching at UMKC.