Steven Carter

Minnesota Ambassador
March 18, 2015

Name:  Steven Carter                                         

Hometown:  Plymouth

E-mail Address:  swcarter77@gmail.com

Business Position:  Director, Global Transportation Planning & Strategy

Civilian Education:  MBA, Wharton School, U of Pennsylvania; Master of Systems Engineering, U of Pennsylvania, BS Engineering, US Military Academy at West Point 

Organizations/Clubs/Philanthropies/Civilian Honors:  Board of Directors, Feed My Starving Children; Executive Committee, NASSTRAC (Nat’l Shippers Strategic Transportation Council); Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, RILA (Retail Industry Leaders Association); West Point Society of MN; MN State Coordinator-West Point Admissions; Member, Mercy Hill Church

Military Retirement Rank and Date:  COL, USAR, October 2004.  Staff Officer, USTRANSCOM (USAR); Asst Professor, Dept of Social Sciences, USMA at West Point. Military Academy Liaison Officer, Dept of Admissions, USMA at West Point.

Name of Spouse and Children:  Wife- Amanda , Children- Samantha and Drew

Army Reserve Ambassador Steven Carter currently works for Target Corporation, leading the Global Transportation Planning & Strategy team. Joining Target in 1999, Steve has served in HQ-based leadership roles in Transportation, Food Supply Chain, and Distribution Operations, and in the field as General Manager of a Regional Distribution Center.  His experience prior to Target includes supply chain leadership roles at Reebok, Case Corporation, and McLane Company, and as a commissioned officer in the Army Corps of Engineers (Active and Reserve components).