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.

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 Amazon’s Last Mile delivery service throughout North America. He led the operational expansion of Amazon Fresh and Amazon Logistics (AMZL) – where he joined with fellow Advatix team members Manish Kapoor and Bill Teller. Tom also led the design and launch of Amazon’s brick and mortar Amazon Books Bookstores.

One of the top industry experts in eCommerce operations, leadership development and continuous process improvement Tom has led the launch of Amazon’s newest robotic fulfillment centers, creating high performing teams and strong leaders along the way.

Before joining Advatix, Tom served as Director of Government Operations at GP Strategies where he spearheaded the operations which brought disaster relief to the victims of hurricanes Irma and Maria. Tom is also a 20 year Navy veteran where he served as a “Top Gun” trained Navy Fighter Pilot in F-14 Tomcats and F-18F Super Hornets. The successful implementation of his copyrighted “Leadership Flywheel,” currently housed in the Library of Congress, has helped ineffective teams grow into high performing, industry leading, powerhouses.

Tom’s passion is creating order out of chaos; walking into difficult business problems and molding raw materials into high performing teams and effective processes. Tom states that he is “a mentor and coach who loves to get his hands dirty searching out and eliminating waste wherever it can be found.”

Education

  • MA – National Security and Strategic Studies, Naval War College, Newport, RI
  • BS – Business Management; Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY
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...

  • Jeff Helms VP of Operations Execution

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

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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