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Nancy Nix Honored with Distinguished Service Award by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals

Nix founded the Center for Supply Chain Innovation and served as executive director of the Executive MBA program before her retirement from TCU.

July 11,  2017

By Elaine Cole

The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals honored Nancy Nix with its highest honor for her significant contributions to the logistics and supply chain management professions.

“This is a richly deserved honor for Nancy. Along with all of her work for the CSCMP, she was the founder and builder of our Center for Supply Chain Innovation. Its success is a lasting legacy to her contributions to TCU,” said Morgan Swink, executive director of the Center for Supply Chain Innovation and the Eunice and James L. West Chair in supply chain. 

Nix retired from TCU after serving as founding director of the Center for Supply Chain Innovation, director of the TCU EMBA program and professor of professional practice. 

Since 2014, Nix has served as executive director of the industry association Achieving Women's Excellence in Supply Chain Operations, Management, and Education (AWESOME), focused on advancing women in supply chain leadership roles. She has helped increase membership to more than 1,000 women, making AWESOME is the first network of this size and prominence for women leaders in supply chain.

Nix has developed programs to promote leading female supply chain professionals as speakers and panelists for supply chain events, raising the profiles of women as experts and leaders in the profession. 

“Dr. Nix has an extraordinary record of service to the supply chain community, with demonstrated successes as a practitioner, educator and industry leader,” said Rick Blasgen, president and CEO of CSCMP.

Nix holds a doctorate in logistics from the University of Tennessee and MBA from Temple University. She has extensive management experience with the DuPont Company and Reliance Industries Limited in Mumbai, India.