Meet The A-Team

The Advatix team consists of top industry experts that expedite operational transformation through quick problem solving and applying proven practices. Team members bring diverse backgrounds and experiences that share the common goal of relentless commitment to our clients’ success.

Mike Blair DIRECTOR OF LOGISTICS SOLUTIONS

Mike Blair is Director of Logistics Solutions at Advatix and leads the charge for logistics innovation and cost optimization. With 30 years in this space, he is one of the top industry experts, now helping Advatix’s customer be best in class.

With a deep background in Logistics Operations, Mike has an explicit understanding of how and why things operate as they do and some of the best ways our clients can get better in their operations, as well as helps them serve their customers better, at the right cost. At UPS Mike was recognized in the top 3% contributors worldwide.

Mike has also led several industry training and learning sessions explaining the intricacies of the parcel and LTL industry, making what can be complex into relatable and actionable solutions.

Mike worked successfully across multiple industry verticals including Healthcare, Manufacturing, Hospitality and Retail, developing both inbound and outbound transportation programs. He is experienced in managing the full transportation life cycle from initial quality vetting, to operational engagement, through negotiating world class contracts and making sure what is negotiated is what is paid.

“Helping our clients serve their customer with the best possible experience, while getting their spend optimized to the lowest cost per delivered pound, through strategic negotiation, key operational understanding, and with a hands on approach, is vital. Putting business intelligence solutions in place to keep those cost gains there, seals the deal.”

Education

  • BS, Business Management, University of Redlands, Redlands, Ca.
Meet Our Other Team Members
  • Manish Kapoor Founder and CEO

    Manish Kapoor founded Advatix after 25 years of senior leadership roles at, various organizations including Amazon and...

  • Sam Vahie SVP of Supply Chain and Analytics

    Sam Vahie is the Senior Vice President of Supply Chain Strategy and Analytics at Advatix. He is one of world's top...

  • Bill Teller SVP of Operations Practice

    Bill Teller is the Senior Vice President of Operations Execution at Advatix. Bill is acclaimed with launching and operating...

  • Ashish Chadha HEAD OF APAC AND GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY

    Ashish Chadha is the Head of Advatix APAC and the Global Technology in India. With over two decades experience...

  • Tom Baker VP of OPERATIONS SOLUTIONS

    Tom Baker is the Vice President of Operations Solutions at Advatix. Tom is celebrated for successfully designing and launching...

  • Gerry Mercure VP of CLIENT Solutions

    Gerry Mercure comes with 37 years in the Logistics space. He is the Vice President of Client Services at Advatix with responsibility...

  • Jeff Helms VP of Operations Execution

    Jeff Helms serves as the VP of Operations Execution with extensive experience in Operations Leadership at Amazon Fulfillment...

  • Evan Dean Chief of Staff

    Evan Dean is the Chief of Staff at Advatix leading all business development efforts as well project management to make...

  • Robin Girard Director of Technology Solutions

    Robin Girard is the Director of Technology Solutions at Advatix. Robin is celebrated with having launched FedEx SameDay® City; the first...

  • Rod Jaraiedi Director of Client Solutions

    Rod Jaraiedi is the Director of Client Services at Advatix and responsible for making sure that Clients take full advantage of the Advatix...

  • Dene’ Jolly Director of Organization Design and Talent Solutions

    Dene’ Jolly serves as the Director of Organization Design and Talent Solutions at Advatix where she is responsible for...

  • James Tiensvold Director of IT Solutions

    James Tiensvold serves Advatix as the Director of IT Solutions and leads the design and implementation of Information Technology for our clients. He comes...

  • Phylliss Lundquist Director of Operations Solutions

    Phylliss Lundquist is the Director of Operations Solutions at Advatix and responsible for deployment of new programs and scaling up of operations...

  • Matthew Mickey HEALTH AND WELLNESS COACH (CORPORATE ATHLETE)

    Companies that invest in the well-being of their employees, also have a more productive workforce. A “Corporate Athlete” is happy and works hard...

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