About Us

◈ After nearly 30 years in industry working in Supply Chain, Operations and Procurement, Melani Wilson Smith launched MDWSCo, a supply chain advisory, impact and investment firm. MDWSCo seeks to bring together business operations with deep insight and knowledge about consumers, markets and suppliers and to help organizations drive innovation and growth from their supply chains.

◈ Melani Wilson Smith has extensive experience across procurement, supply chain and operations. Before starting MDWSCo, Melani was the Chief Procurement Office for PepsiCo where she led an organization of more than 1400 people with a spend of $40+B.

◈ Melani has a track record of delivering supply assurance, productivity, revenue, growing supplier relationships and building strategic capabilities and innovation, helping to drive organization growth. Her experience includes roles of increasing responsibility across the consumer products and pharmaceuticals industries with Mondelēz International, Merck & Co., Pfizer, Procter & Gamble and consulting. Melani has worked in global and domestic Procurement, Supply Chain, Operations and consulting and she is recognized as a leader in culture and transformation.

◈ Melani holds an MBA and a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration from Florida A&M University. She lives in the Dallas Forth Worth Metroplex with her husband Phil and twins, Peyton and Wilson

What sets us apart ?

we are experienced professionals with a diverse set of capabilities

Application across industry and size

MDWSCo will apply our thinking to your business with a focused diagnostic and then make recommendations for a tailored path forward to ensure we meet your short- and long-term business needs.  We bring a proven approach with an ability to ensure success for your specific business.

Diagnostic to identify gaps and build solutions

A diagnostic process that will quickly help your organization assess supply chain challenges and capitalize on opportunity. The diagnostic is underpinned by expertise in sourcing goods and services, supply chain design and supplier management across categories, industries and regions.  The combination of diagnostics and delivery capability will ensure immediate and tangible results for your organization.

Demonstrated sustainability: responsibility and risk

We understand that sustainability is both a responsibility and a risk.  As leaders we owe future generations a whole and healthy earth and as business operators, we know the dollars and sense of sustainability.  Our approach considers the environmental, social and governance impact of your decisions.  

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