Jason is a 23 year veteran of the Marine Corps and a logistician. He founded AMCL with like minded peers in 2018 while still on active duty. Jason possesses a M.S. in Supply Chain Management from Syracuse University Whitman School of Managment, an M.S. in Management (Defense Systems Analysis) from the Naval Postgraduate School, and a B.S. in Business from the University of Southern California. He is dedicated to establishing a professional logistics community within the Marine Corps that recognizes the art of the possible and possess the skills to implement change.
Vice President of Operations
Kirk currently serves on active duty, assigned to the Deputy Commandant for Installations and Logistics, Marine Corps. His 22 year career has seen logistics at the tactical, operational, and strategic levels, including a joint tour at US Transportation Command and an academic tour as a Secretary of Defense Executive Fellow at Morgan Stanley in New York City. He joined with Jason Fincher and the other Executive Committee members to found the AMCL in 2018. He has a Master’s of Science in Business Administration from Webster University, a Master’s of Military Studies from Marine Corps University and a Certificate of Supply Chain Management from Penn State University.
Vice President of Communications
Elle Ekman is currently serving at HQMC, Installations & Logistics, and is also the Chief Editor of the AMCL Log Blog. She is a logistician who spent the first three years of her career in Okinawa, Japan, involved with maintenance, engineering, and as a party planner for one (aide-de-camp). Despite having an undergraduate degree in English, the Marine Corps sent her to the Naval Postgraduate School to study Operations Research. After escaping the library at Monterey, she went to the Operations Analysis Directorate in Quantico, VA, where she worked on projects involving aviation ground support, maintenance readiness, capability development, and wargaming future Marine Corps Concepts. She enjoys improving her house, conversations with passionate people, and traveling.
Vice President of Membership and Comptroller
Rob helped found AMCL in 2018. He has over 20 years of experience in operations and logistics systems management, business strategy and product demand planning – supporting both military and commercial organizations. A former U.S. Marine Corps officer, Rob has a Masters of Science in Finance from Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School and Bachelors of Science in Political Science from the University of Colorado.