Anthony F. Verlezza
Anthony F. Verlezza ‘74
Integrated Supply Chain Solutions and Business Advisory Services
An accomplished supply chain executive and business leader with a strong background in manufacturing and operations management. Has worked for several blue chip food manufacturing companies, including Kraft Foods, Dean Foods, and Borden Inc., along with Unilever, where he served as the Vice President of Supply Chain for its $2 B North American Ice Cream group. He has managed several significant supply chain integrations, including Stop & Shop’s fluid milk and water operations for Dean Foods, Unilever’s Canadian Ice Cream business, and Ben & Jerry’s. He has advised private equity firms on acquisitions, business evaluations, network optimizations, has led plant commissioning and served in interim executive positions, including COO. He graduated from Southern Connecticut State with a BS in Biology / Microbiology, and earned an MBA in Management from La Salle University in Philadelphia. He currently serves as Vice Chair of the Southern Connecticut State University Foundation Board of Directors, and also serves on the School of Business Advisory Council. He was a member of the International Ice Cream Association Board of Directors from 2008 - 2012.