Greg Szczesny is a New York-based managing director in the Risk Assurance practice, where he plays a leading role developing the firm's conflict minerals service offering. Greg helps drive this service, which includes delivering large-scale readiness projects to clients across all industries. He primarily focuses within the healthcare, automotive, retail and diversified industrial products sectors.
Greg joined PwC after seven years with a global professional services firm where he most recently served as a national leader in that firm's Conflict Minerals Center of Excellence. Greg has extensive knowledge in the development, validation, and roll-out of the Dodd-Frank Act – Section 1502 (conflict minerals) compliance methodology and client engagement materials. His prior project experience beyond conflict minerals includes supply chain operations process improvement initiatives and leading internal audits for global diversified industrial firms and recommending cross-functional process improvements across their global manufacturing facilities. Prior to his position at the global professional services firm, he held various leadership roles within a worldwide medical technology company's global supply chain organization, as well as having served as a United States Army infantry officer assigned to special and conventional units.
Greg attended the U.S. Military Academy where he received his B.S. in systems engineering and he earned his MBA in finance from Auburn University. He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), an ASQ certified Six Sigma Black Belt (ASQ-CSSBB) as well as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR). Greg is an active member of the Auburn University MBA Advisory Board and serves on the leadership committee for his local chapter of the American Society for Quality (ASQ).