Board of Directors

Anthony Leimas, ChairAnthony Leimas

Anthony has extensive global supply chain security and physical security experience and has been an active TAPA member since 2000. Anthony is the Global Security Oculus Program Manager, a Facebook company, where he manages the Oculus security programs. Prior to joining Facebook, Anthony was the Sr. Manager of Global Supply Chain Security & Brand Protection at Seagate Technology, where he managed end-to-end supply chain security to include investigations of theft, fraud, counterfeit cases and global C-TPAT program responsibilities. Anthony has served various roles within the TAPA board for the last five years, including Member at Large Carrier, Member at Large Manufacturer, Secretary of TAPA, Vice-Chair and now Chairman.


Allen Gear, Vice-Chair Allen Gear

Allen is a Senior Channel Security Manager for Microsoft’s Anti-Piracy Services team and manages Microsoft’s Supply Chain Security program. He has worked closely for years with TAPA and other industry groups as well as US Customs and Boarder Protection (C-TPAT) and other governmental agencies to ensure world class supply chain security for Microsoft.


Gary DelVecchio, TreasurerGary DelVecchio

Gary DelVecchio, AFC LS/Logistics Security Consultant, a TAPA member since 2003 serves several freight forwarders through TAPA membership. Gary’s background covers high tech manufacturing, distribution and supply chain security. Gary has lead a major transportation provider to TSR level 1 certification. He also focuses on facility acquisitions, design, and project management for HVTT customers.


Terrie Wallin, Secretary

Terrie is the Head of Security & Operational Resilience, North America / U.S. West, for DHL Global Forwarding.
She isalt a supply chain security professional with over 28 years of law enforcement and professional security experience. She has worked closely with TAPA since 2013 and has served as the Chair of the Membership Committee for the past year. Her goals for the coming term are to increase member engagement by continuing the organization’s focus on membership growth and outreach, while increasing the number of quality learning opportunities and services we provide to all sectors of supply chain security professionals.


Chuck Forsaith, Member at Large, Manufactureralt

Chuck serves as Director of Supply Chain Security at Purdue Pharma Technologies. His responsibilities with Purdue Pharma include managing all domestic and international supply chain security efforts, as well as regulatory compliance with all Federal supply chain security programs. Chuck also acts as the Chairman of the Pharmaceutical Cargo Security Coalition (PCSC), a group from a wide variety of disciplines who monitor the security of pharmaceutical goods, in both transit and storage, all over the world.


David Wilt, Member at Large, ManufacturerDavid Wilt

David, the Global Supply Chain Security Manager for Xerox Corporation has been a member of TAPA since 2008 and has served as Chair and Vice-Chair. He has also been a member of the TAPA Worldwide Council during that span. Prior to joining Xerox David served as a commissioned officer in the US Army Military Police Corps.


Susan Griggs, Standards Co-LeadSusan Griggs

Susan Griggs, Eli Lilly, has spent the last nine years in security, emergency response, and environmental consulting, both in manufacturing and corporate roles. Her current focus is in facilities and logistics security, assisting Lilly sites and personnel in over 70 countries. Prior to joining Lilly, Susan spent 13 years in the specialty chemical and environmental industries with positions in sales, operations management, and senior leadership roles.


Taya Tuggle, Training LeadTaya Tuggle

Taya serves as the Corporate Logistics and Compliance Manager for Air and Ground World Transport. She has served in a variety of supporting roles on the TAPA Board both at a regional and global level since 2009. Currently she is the TAPA Americas Training Lead, overseeing ‘Train the Trainer’ and ‘Auditor Training’ events for TAPA Americas and helping to facilitate updates of training materials and processes by serving on the Global Training Committee.


Jennifer Bennett, Member at Large, ManufacturerJennifer Bennett

Jennifer serves as Senior Manager, Asset Protection for Ralph Lauren Corporation. Jennifer has responsibilities within distribution and transportation security for the North American and European Supply Chain. Jennifer is a co-founder of the Virginia Carolinas Cargo Security Council (VCCSC), an organization that focuses on cargo theft prevention and best practices within transportation security. Jennifer is also active with TAPA EMEA as a member of the Tracking Technology working group.


Mark Winn, Member at Large, ManufacturerMark Winn

Mark serves as Director of Security for Ingram Micro US. With a combined 25 plus years’ experience in both law enforcement and private sector security programs achieving results through cost effective security programs that meet and or exceed customer expectations.


Scott Cornell, Insurance RepresentativeScott Cornell

Scott Cornell, 2nd Vice President, Travelers Inland Marine has been conducting investigations for 25yrs specializing in internal theft, Cargo investigations, embezzlement and corporate investigations. He has spent the last 14yrs with Travelers insurance and is currently overseeing the Inland Marine Transportation division. Scott is a frequent speaker, instructor and is a nationally recognized expert in the cargo theft field. 


Scott Brown, IIS Work Group Lead Scott Brown

Scott currently serves as the Global Marine Loss Control Manager for AIG. A primary focus for his team includes assisting clients worldwide with the development of effective cargo theft prevention programs and other supply chain security related issues.