In accordance with the Center for Logistics, Trade and Transportation’s (CLTT) strategic plan, Thomas Schoemann has been selected as the center’s Operations Manager. Schoemann will assume his new position at The University of Southern Mississippi on May 20.
“We are very excited to have Mr. Thomas Schoemann joining the CLTT team”, said CLTT Director Dr. Tulio Sulbaran.
The CLTT’s Operations Manager will have overall responsibility to assist the leadership of the center and its Industry Advisory Council to fulfill the CLTT's five-year strategic plan and secure the necessary funds to perpetuate the position
Schoemann is a retired Air Force veteran and spent the last eight and a half years with Rapiscan Systems as the U.S. Operations Manager for Cargo and People Screening. He is a resident of Ocean Springs, Miss.
“My experience at Rapiscan in operations, logistics, and governmental affairs, as well as instructional training from Keesler Air Force Base will allow me to help the CLTT grow and reach the goals set forth in the five-year strategic plan,” said Schoemann.
Schoemann is married to Terri Schoemann, a teacher in the Ocean Springs School District, and has four children. He earned his Masters of Business Administration and undergraduate degree from William Carey University. He has an Associates of Applied Science in Instructor of Technical and Military Science and Electronic Systems Technology.
“Hiring an Operations Manager for the CLTT is an important step to continue increasing the CLTT capabilities to serve the Logistics, Trade and Transportation stakeholders,” said Sulbaran.
Sulbaran indicated that “the CLTT provides a competitive advantage to logistics and supply chain industry and government agencies through its multidisciplinary activities in Logistics, Trade and Transportation. The CLTT offers an online Master of Science, applied research activities and networking events.”