Rick Gabrielson is an Advisor with Lighthouse Maritime Advisors and the President of RS Gabrielson and Associates, LLC, a consulting and advisory practice focused on global logistics and the transportation sector. He has extensive supply chain experience in U.S. domestic truckload, intermodal, L.T.L., parcel, and consolidation operations. Mr. Gabrielson has broad experience in foreign consolidation, trucking and Customs operations. He has over thirty years in various leadership roles, including extensive P&L responsibility serving two Fortune 40 companies. Mr. Gabrielson is also the Chairman of the Coalition for Responsible Transportation (CRT), an industry wide organization committed to environmental practices across the supply chain. He serves as Vice Chairman for the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Advisory Council for Supply Chain Competitiveness (ACSCC). The council’s mission is to advise the Secretary of Commerce on practices and methods to improve the competitiveness for commerce within the United States. In 2018 Mr. Gabrielson was appointed to the Advisory Board for the Panama Canal Authority. Most Recently, Mr. Gabrielson served as the Vice President of Transportation and Global Logistics for Lowe’s. He was responsible for the management for all U.S. domestic and international freight movement of Lowe’s corporation. This included all inbound and outbound domestic movement for forty-six distribution centers, all 3PL and owned import and fulfillment facilities with P&L responsibility for $1.8B. During his tenure, he was responsible for establishing overseas and domestic consolidation operations, uniform financial metrics to align with the broader company standards, and standard sourcing practices.