Newsmaker: John Burke
Noteworthy : Burke won the 2014 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in Western Pennsylvania and West Virginia in the logistics and distribution category. He will compete nationally in Palm Springs, Calif., on Nov. 15.
Age : 54
Residence : Upper St. Clair
Family : Wife and two children.
Occupation : Burke is CEO of Armada Supply Chain Solutions LLC, an O'Hara-based supply chain services company. He has more than 25 years of experience in the industry.
Background : Burke joined Armada in 1992 and grew the company into one of the top supply-chain industry leaders, working with major retailers. Armada is ranked as one of Pittsburgh's largest private companies, with $1.3 billion in revenue, and has been ranked as one of the region's best places to work.
Education : Business degree from Penn State University in 1982 and an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University in 1994.
Quote : “It is an honor to be recognized. The credit goes to the people at Armada who, over the years, have succeeded in providing expert solutions. Our efforts to drive change, improve efficiency and enable increased competitiveness for our clients are the hallmarks of our success. This award could not have been made possible without everyone's valuable contributions.”
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