University of Pittsburgh

Hollie Baker, Jr.
Business Alumni Association Board of Directors

Hollie Baker, Jr.

Operations Manager, Walgreens

Hollie is currently an Operations Manager in the Supply Chain & Logistics Division of Walgreens, headquartered just north of Chicago, IL. He has over 15 years of experience in Operations Management across several industries, including Automotive, Defense, Aluminum, e-Commerce and Pharmaceutical. He has been with Walgreens for 5 years, starting in the Pharmacy Services Division, where he was a Sr. Manager of Fulfillment at a location in Orlando, FL. Hollie has an extensive background in the areas of Six-Sigma, Lean Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement. He has done work for Texas Instruments, General Motors and Amazon.com.

He earned his MBA at Katz, focusing on Operations Management and Strategy. He also holds a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro, NC. In his spare time he is a Certified Tennis Pro and enjoys introducing youth of all ages and abilities to the great game of Tennis! He currently resides in Mansfield, TX with his wife Lauren and their children Hollie III (a.k.a. "Trey") and Olivia.