Vice President, Sales & Marketing
Ryan Polakoff is a supply chain professional with experience in sales, supply chain optimization, logistics operations, marketing and project management.
Since 2003, Ryan has held a variety of positions for Nexterus – A supply chain engineering and technology firm that helps small and medium companies compete through the power of supply chain. Nexterus researches best-in-class supply chain strategies being employed by the largest companies in the world. Then, Nexterus brings those strategies to clients in scalable, affordable applications. Nexterus’ unique approach of modeling, optimizing and managing gives clients the freedom to build their business without being distracted by a multitude of complex supply chain challenges. Nexterus rolled out its nationwide franchising program in 2018 and is currently offering territories in Connecticut, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York (except NYC/LI), North Carolina, Ohio, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Vermont. In Ryan’s current role, he oversees the Corporate Sales & Marketing Teams and is the head of Franchise Development.
Nexterus was founded in 1946 by Ryan’s Great-Grandfather and is currently owned by his Father, making Ryan the 4th generation of the Polakoff family to work for Nexterus. Ryan has guest lectured at several area colleges and is a recurring guest lecturer at Towson University and York College. Ryan attends supply chain seminars frequently and is an active member of The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP). Ryan studied at Shippensburg University with a primary concentration in Supply Chain Management and a secondary concentration in Marketing.