Leadership


Scott Carter - Chief Executive Officer
Chief Executive Officer Scott Carter leads the company’s overall business strategies focused on transformation, effective processes and sustainable growth. Leveraging his more than 25 years of extensive experience in business strategy, supply chain innovation and management, Carter has played a major role in helping NDCP evolve from five separate operating companies into a nationally unified cooperative. Prior to joining NDCP, Carter served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Supply Chain Associates, LLC, and also held executive roles with CHEP a Brambles Company, Coca-Cola, Inc., Ernst & Young, LLC, McDonalds Corp., and UPS. Read More

Regina Bryant, Chief Human Resources Officer
Regina Bryant - Chief Human Resources Officer
Chief Human Resources Officer Regina D. Bryant, SHRM-SCP, spearheads the HR, safety functions and people strategy for NDCP. She is responsible for creating programs and practices designed to engage and develop the organization’s nearly 1,700 dispersed employees, leading workforce strategy and planning, talent management, performance and compensation management, benefit and wellness programs, and payroll for the organization. Bryant previously served as VP, Human Resources with Steelcase Corporation, Director, Human Resources at Sciele Pharmaceuticals (Shionogi), VP, Human Resources for NAC International and Director, Human Resources for Serologicals. Read More

 

Shira Miller - Chief Communications Officer
Chief Communications Officer Shira Miller, CPCC, drives corporate communications, public relations, employee communications, branding, issues management and executive leadership development. The Certified Executive Coach has over 25 years of award-winning experience in communications and brand image counsel. In her most recent role as President of Shira Miller Communications, she served clients such as Cox Communications, Spanx, InterContinental Hotels Group, Farm Rich, FOCUS Brands and the Synthetic Turf Council. Miller also held communications leadership roles with American Retail Group, Morrison Management Specialists (Compass), the Shepherd Center and Days Inns of America. Read More

 

Roland Ornelas - Chief Commercial Officer
Chief Commercial Officer Roland Ornelas, has strategic oversight of the relationship with National DCP’s customers, partners, suppliers and vendors to effectively support the company’s supply chain, strategic sourcing and program management functions, as well as the development of new products and services. Throughout his 25-year career, Ornelas has transformed the sourcing and supply chain capabilities of significant players within the food and hospitality industries. During his tenure as NDCP’s Chief Procurement Officer, he built a world-class strategic sourcing and program management function that has saved our members more than $523 million cumulatively. He previously served as Vice President of Supply Chain for Wyndham Worldwide, Vice President of Supply Chain Management at O’Charley’s Inc., and held leadership roles Carlson Companies, PepsiCo, YUM Brand’s Supply Chain  Cooperative (UFPC) and Havi Global Solutions. Read More

Alan Grottle - Chief Financial Officer

Alan Grottle serves as Chief Financial Officer for National DCP, (NDCP) the $2 billion supply chain management cooperative serving the franchisees of Dunkin’ Donuts. In this role, Grottle focuses on driving profitability, financial strength and process improvements while guiding the finance and accounting teams. Grottle’s numerous contributions to the organization include creating and developing the FP&A, Data Analytics and Treasury/working capital management functions, improving cash reporting and analytics, improving the annual budget review and approval process, implementing Host Analytics planning and reporting software and developing strong department talent. Read More
 
Steve Domonokos - Chief Operations Officer 

A proven leader with a background of more than 30 years in logistics and supply chain management, Steven Domonkos serves as Chief Operations Officer for National DCP. He oversees all domestic and international distribution activities for NDCP, which encompasses company operations, oversight of all distribution centers, inventory management, safety and member services. Leveraging strategic insight with strong people management, Domonkos drives his team to exceed company operational metrics such as perfect order targets while improving the service delivered to members. Read More

 


William Whitehead - Executive Vice President, Operations
William Whitehead serves as Executive Vice President, Operations at NDCP, William (Will) Whitehead strives to bring about technological innovation in the supply chain. He has more than 28 years of supply chain and systems experience and 16 years of experience guiding businesses through their supply chain strategy transformations, system implementations and project management. Whitehead has achieved recognition for his work in logistics, serving as a panel speaker at various national conferences. At NDCP, Whitehead focuses on improving overall technology use, logistics design and project management for the $2 billion supply chain management cooperative. Read More

 
John Ditmars - Executive Vice President, Operations
John Ditmars serves as the Executive Vice President, Operations for National DCP, LLC (NDCP), the $2 billion supply chain management cooperative serving the franchisees of Dunkin’ Donuts. He has a 26-year-legacy with NDCP, beginning in 1992 when John served as a driver for over two years before assuming leadership roles. Read More

 

 
 
Christopher Lafaire - Senior Vice President, Information Technology
Christopher Lafaire serves as the Senior Vice President, IT for National DCP, LLC (NDCP), the $2 billion supply chain management cooperative for the franchisees of Dunkin’ Donuts. In this role, he leads the company’s Information Technology and Business Process Improvement functions. Effectively translating telecommunications into business processes, Lafaire has grown NDCP’s use of technology to drive supply chain innovation while reducing overall IT costs. He guides continued standardization across NDCP’s network, enhancing business operations, cross-functional collaboration and technology support for NDCP’s members. Read More
 
Regina Chin - Senior Vice President, Strategic Sourcing
Regina Chin serves as the Senior Vice President, Strategic Sourcing for National DCP, LLC (NDCP), the $2 billion supply chain management cooperative serving the franchisees of Dunkin’ Donuts. With more than 15 years of sourcing and supply chain experience, Chin joined NDCP as Director, Sourcing in 2013 to help build the strategic sourcing team from the ground-up following the launch of the company. Read More