Carson Funderburk

by Edward Cates
Carson Funderburk
Chief Supply Chain Officer
Sara Lee Frozen Bakery

Carson Funderburk is the Chief Supply Chain Officer for the Sara Lee Frozen Bakery. He is responsible for Procurement, Manufacturing, Logistics, Food Safety & Quality, Health, Safety, and Environmental Services, and Engineering.

In this capacity, Carson is designing a world-class Supply Chain that will delight customers enabling the enterprise to grow exponentially.

Carson’s previous experience at General Mills was in the capacity of Manufacturing Director, responsible for driving continuous improvement for the North American plant network. He had a team of consultants that are responsible for creating a competitive advantage on how we supply our consumers. Prior to this role, Carson led the Convenience and Foodservice Supply Chain.

Carson is board member for Penumbra Theatre. He, also, serves as a Trustee for Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church.

Prior to General Mills, Carson was a Supply Chain professional at Procter and Gamble, experiencing multiple assignments within Engineering and Operations.

Carson attained his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University. He, also, holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Wake Forest University.

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