Loraine Yalch is Senior Vice President of Client Solutions and Business Development for Armada, a $3 billion supply chain solutions provider to the foodservice industry. In her role, she is responsible for client relationship management, of which the foundation is collaboration with clients to innovate and execute supply chain change strategies. Additionally, Loraine provides leadership and strategic direction in all business development initiatives.
Loraine joined Armada in 2001 as a Supply Chain Engineer. Early in her tenure, she led an instrumental project that led to the development of Armada’s supply chain visibility tool, which evolved into its Supply Chain Technology Platform. As Director of Account Management, she successfully took the technology solution to market. She was promoted to Vice President of Business Development in 2010 and into her current role in 2016.
Prior to her time in the foodservice industry, Loraine was director of operations for OnlineChoice.com, an online demand aggregator in the personal and home services arenas, and served as a project manager for several environmental engineering consulting firms.
Loraine holds a B.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh and an M.S. in Industrial Administration from the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University. Loraine lives in Denver, Colorado with her husband, Bill.
Armada creates innovative, fully integrated supply chain solutions that deliver competitive advantages and improve business performance for its clients. Through its long tradition of partnering with clients, Armada has become one of the largest fully integrated logistic providers to the foodservice industry, as well as a respected provider among retail and other industries, with operations and offices around the country. Current clients range from Fortune 500 companies to privately held and family-owned businesses.