Emerging Professionals Group (EPG)

Emerging Professionals Group (EPG) is a committee within ISM-Houston that focuses on the development of Supply Management Professionals in the first ten years of their careers.

The committee benefits new Supply Management Professionals by providing an avenue for personal and professional growth and opening opportunities to learn about Supply Management beyond their jobs.

The Committees goals include:

  • External networking opportunities for career growth
  • Enhance supply management skill sets
  • Provide mentoring and coaching opportunities
  • Encourage involvement in the local Houston ISM Affiliate
  • Generate interest and awareness for ISM Certifications (CPSM, CSM, CPSD)

Please contact epg@ism-houston.org with any questions.

There are no upcoming events at this time.

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Emerging Professionals on January 16, 2019

Featuring Guest Speaker Rakhee Das

 

McDermott Helps Emerging Supply Chain Professionals in Houston

 

McDermott Supply Chain Management (SCM) has been doing their part in the Houston area to prepare the next generation of Supply Chain Management professionals across many industries through their support of the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) Houston Affiliate.

“This is an example of our commitment where McDermott SCM fosters the development of new professionals in our disciplines,” said Ricardo Davila, Global VP, SCM. Like McDermott’s core value of Commitment, the EPG is an excellent opportunity to better develop future industry SCM leaders.

Richard Mejia, an SCM Procurement Specialist, serves on the board of ISM-Houston as Chair of the Emerging Professionals Group (EPG). Richard leads a special committee within ISM-Houston that focuses on the development of Supply Chain Management professionals in the first ten years of their careers.

“The EPG committee benefits emerging Supply Chain Management professionals by providing an avenue for personal and professional growth and opening opportunities to learn about Supply Chain Management beyond their jobs,” said Richard.

The EPG committee goals include:

External networking opportunities for career growth,
Enhance supply management skill sets by providing special guest speakers at EPG events,
Provide mentoring and coaching opportunities,
Encourage involvement in the local Houston ISM Affiliate, and
Generate interest and awareness for ISM Certifications (CPSM, CSM, CPSD)

Past EPG events have featured local SCM leaders from companies like Chevron and Phillips 66. Some of the recent topics have included the essentials of category management, navigating your career and the attributes of supply chain leadership.

Pictures of Our Recent Networking Mixer at St. Arnold's

The Emerging Professionals Group Mixer at Pub Fiction

The Emerging Professionals Group Mixer at St. Arnold's Brewery