Founder, President and CEO, Agile Sourcing Partners
In 2006, Maria Bastian Thompson took her years of experience in supply management and started Agile Sourcing Partners, a sourcing and supply chain solutions firm that has grown to operations in more than nine states and more than 250 employees. The Corona, Calif.-based company specializes in transporting, warehousing, assembling, procuring and kitting customer products and handling complex logistics and supply matters for Fortune 1,000 companies in the energy, construction, manufacturing and engineering sectors. Before Agile, Maria held supply chain positions in the energy, semi-conductor and furniture manufacturing industries. Maria is a certified purchasing manager, has a bachelor’s degree from University of California, Santa Barbara and an international MBA from the University of San Diego.