John Haber / Spend Management Experts
John Haber is the Founder and CEO of Spend Management Experts. With nearly two decades of transportation spend management experience, John has helped some of the world’s leading brands drive greater efficiencies through their supply chain operations while reducing transportation costs.
John began his career at UPS where he held various executive level positions in corporate finance and was instrumental in developing profitability and costing models. He also managed the carrier’s National Accounts Profitability Group where he audited the pricing and profitability of UPS’ top customers.
John’s finance background combined with decades of experience working with high volume shippers enables him to offer unique insights on strategic supply chain planning including distribution model optimization, transportation cost analysis, and carrier contract optimization and compliance.
An active speaker at industry events including Parcel Forum and Internet Retailer, John is widely considered one of the logistics industry’s foremost thought leaders on transportation spend management. He is frequently quoted and published in national business and trade media such as the Wall Street Journal, Inbound Logistics, and Parcel magazine. In 2014, John was named one of the top 100 Supply & Demand Chain Executive Pros to Know for the third consecutive year.
John is a graduate of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, with a BS in Political Science.
Kim McQuilken / Spend Management Experts
As Chief Operating Officer Kim McQuilken oversees Spend Management Experts’ operations, sales, and marketing organizations, applying more than 20 years of executive leadership experience to his role. He has been instrumental in defining the strategy that has contributed to the company’s explosive growth.
Previously, the former NFL quarterback, spent more than 20 years in the entertainment and sports media business, including holding various leadership roles at Time Warner’s Turner Broadcasting System. Key positions included Director of Marketing of Turner’s Goodwill Games in St. Petersburg, Russia; Vice President of Business Development for Turner Home Entertainment; Senior Vice President of Cartoon Network Enterprises; and Executive Vice President of Media Sales & Marketing, and Licensing of Cartoon Network—with direct-report responsibility of more than 100 employees, and $450 million in revenue. He is a former freelance college football commentator, author of “The Road to Athletic Scholarship;” and, since 1996, a member and former vice chair of the chi bowl team selection and marketing committee, currently a member of the Board of advisers.
Kim is a graduate of Lehigh University—College of Business and Economics, with a BS in Business, Economics and Marketing.