Mr. Frank Szczesniak

Frank Szczesniak is a seasoned career Senior Executive with over 45 years of Procurement experience residing in Las Vegas, Nevada and currently a Director of Strategic Sourcing at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. Troy, New York.  Prior to joining Regeneron, Frank was a Director of Sourcing for Genentech Biologics a Division of Roche Pharma in South San Francisco, Ca. Frank also spent a considerable amount of his career in the Bottled Water Industry with Perrier and Groupe Danone.Frank has a B.A degree in Sociology from Loyola University, Chicago, IL, an EMBA from Claremont University, Claremont, CA and a Juris Doctorate degree from the Laverne College of Law, Laverne, CA. Frank has been previously involved in the Southern California Library literacy program teaching English to a Spanish speaking work force. Frank has also donated time serving meals and participating in after school programs for the disadvantaged children in the South end of Albany, New York.Frank considers it quite an honor to have been selected to participate as a Director. He looks forward to applying his skills and experience to assist in the success of the Southern Scholars Initiative Program.