With 35 years of experience, Dr. Baderschneider retired from ExxonMobil in 2013 where she was Vice-President, Global Procurement. She had global responsibility for all procurement, strategic sourcing, supply chain management, warehousing and accounts payables. Dr. Baderschneider has been responsible for operations all over the world, particularly in Africa, the Middle East and Asia. She has a deep understanding of high-risk operations/locations and complex partnerships.
Dr. Baderschneider serves as the Chair of the Global Leadership Council and a member of the Board of Trustees of The Polaris Project and is focused on a global anti-human trafficking strategy (Vision 2020). She is also on the Board of Trustees of Made in a Free World which is currently engaging the business community in a supply chain risk assessment initiative designed to identify and mitigate child and forced labor and other human rights issues.
Dr. Baderschneider is a past member of the Board of Directors of the Institute for Supply Management and the Executive Board of the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC). She is a current appointee to the Department of Commerce’s National Advisory Council of Minority Business Enterprises (since February 2011). She is a past board member of The Center of Advanced Purchasing Studies (CAPS) and the Procurement Council of both The Conference Board and the Corporate Executive Board.
Dr. Baderschneider is a member of the Site Council and Executive Committee of The President Lincoln’s Cottage, a Historic Site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and an Advisory Council member of the Ford Theatre. In addition, she is on the Board of Trustees of the Maret School in Washington, D.C. She is a member of the Advisory Council of the ILR School at Cornell University and a long time member of Cornell’s President’s Council of Cornell Women.
Dr. Baderschneider has a Masters degree from University of Michigan and a Ph.D. from Cornell University. She is the recipient of Cornell’s 2013 Jerome Alpern Award and Nomi Network’s 2013 Corporate Social Responsibility Award.