Christopher A. Shoup

Managing Director

Chris is FGMK’s Management Consulting practice lead. He has more than 25 years of experience as both a management consultant and operations executive. Chris has worked with numerous manufacturing and distribution businesses to improve performance through organic expansion, acquisitions, streamlined and effective processes, restructured operations and refocused product/customer portfolios.

Chris’ expertise includes:

  • Business strategy
  • Supply chain management
  • Distribution and logistics
  • Manufacturing and warehousing footprint
  • Customer, product and channel strategies
  • Overhead cost efficiency
  • Aligning IT to business requirements
  • Post-merger integration
  • Change management

As a partner at Accenture and principal at Booz & Co., Chris has worked with some of the world’s leading manufacturers of engineered products to develop and implement strategies for profitable growth in mature industries. Chris also served as a senior supply chain executive at Whirlpool and Tenaris where he led successful initiatives to rationalize warehousing footprints, improve order fill rates with reduced inventory and upgrade customer support operations.

Education And Certifications

  • M.B.A., Finance, University of Chicago Booth School
  • B.A., Economics and Physics, Amherst College, Amherst MA

Professional and Civic

  • Burke Medical Research Institute, White Plains, NY, Board of Directors
  • Chicago Rowing Foundation (CRF)