Rosemary Coates is founder and executive director of the Reshoring Institute (https://reshoringinstitute.org
), a nonprofit focused on expanding U.S. manufacturing supply chains.
As management consultant for 25 years and president of Blue Silk Consulting, she has helped over 80 global supply chain clients and works as an expert witness on legal cases involving global supply chains. She is an Amazon.com best-selling author with five supply chain books, including The Reshoring Guidebook and the Legal Blacksmith – How to Avoid and Defend Supply Chain Disputes.
Rosemary serves on the board of directors at the University of San Diego Supply Chain Management Institute and teaches Global Supply Chain Strategy at UC Berkeley. She earned an MBA from the University of San Diego and a bachelor’s degree in business logistics from Arizona State University.