Scott Clifford

Senior Vice President, Supply Chain Management

UMSL Business – Supply Chain & Analytics Advisory Board


Scott Clifford is senior vice president, supply chain management for Graybar, a leading distributor of electrical and communications products and related supply chain management and logistics services. As senior vice president, supply chain management, Clifford oversees Graybar’s service, operations and technology platforms and implements strategies to enhance efficiency and provide a unified customer experience across all channels.

Clifford started his career with Graybar in 1994 as a management trainee in the St. Louis district, and advanced to district product manager and then network systems specialist. In 1999, he was promoted to strategic planning analyst at Graybar’s corporate headquarters, also in St. Louis. He quickly advanced through the corporate ranks to director, financial analysis, assistant controller and director, IT planning and process improvement and chief information officer. He was named senior vice president, supply chain management in February 2015. At that time, Clifford was also appointed to Graybar’s Board of Directors.

Clifford serves on the board of directors and credit committee for West Community Credit Union. Clifford earned a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from Washington University and a Master of Business Administration from Webster University. He and his wife, Carol, have three children.