Robert E. Bona, President
Mr. Bona has over twenty-five years of progressive experience in operations management, consulting, systems development and integration. His projects have included organizational design, information systems, performance management and business planning/development. Presently, Mr. Bona provides project management direction for government systems (including the DoD Apparel Research Network for systems and process re-engineering) and oversees the design, development, and enhancement of AdvanTech’s proprietary systems including Quality Logistics Management (QLM®) and our Internet based solution QLM/Central.
Prior to joining AdvanTech, Mr. Bona was the Director of Materials Management for the Johns Hopkins Health System in Baltimore, Maryland, where he managed inventories and distribution of more than $100,000,000 annually in supplies and equipment. Mr. Bona coordinated review efforts of user areas evaluating non-labor expenses, designed a supply replenishment system using handheld computers increasing restocking productivity by 25% and implemented "Just-in-Time" inventory support for the Hospital's main storeroom reducing inventory value by 35%.