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Betty Minton

Executive Advisor

Executive Practicum Advisor


Betty is an experienced Supply Chain expert with over 35 years experience in supply chain including experience in direct and indirect procurement, distribution, contract manufacturing, logistics and import /export . Her experience includes 29 years at GlaxoSmithKline (GSK ) where she has a proven track record in delivering benefits in terms of cost savings and improved processes through collaboration and use of lean tools and practices. She has extensive experience in leading high performing teams in cross-functional environments. In her professional career she has been responsible for spend categories exceeding $400M in annual spend and responsible for annual departmental budgets exceeding $32M annually. She has extensive experience in sourcing and supplier relationship management.

Betty has an MBA from Meredith College and a BA from North Carolina State University. She has a Six Sigma Green Belt and CSCP (Certified Supply Chain Professional) Certification.

After retirement from GSK in 2014 , Betty spends time as an Executive Practicum Advisor at North Carolina State University as part of the Supply Chain Resource Cooperative, a part of the Poole College of Management. In addition, she is a Senior Consultant with Verta Life Sciences. She is also President of the North Raleigh Civitan Club.

She currently resides in Clayton, North Carolina with her husband and her 3 dogs. In her spare time she enjoys kayaking, golf and hiking.


MBA Business Administration Meredith College 1989

BA Psychology N.C. State University 1978

Green Belt Operational Excellence (Six Sigma / Lean Manufacturing) 2010

CSCP Certified Supply Chain Professional (APICS) 2013