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Who is Speaking at the 2017 Tompkins Supply Chain Leadership Forum?

March 7, 2017

By Tompkins International StaffSpeaker

Join us at the 2017 Tompkins International Supply Chain Leadership Forum (SCLF) being held in Durham, NC, May 8th through May 10th. We have a great line up of speakers in addition to our three keynote speakers, Jim Tompkins, Tim Lowe, and Ernie Keith.  Learn from all of our speakers about the key ingredients of The Connected Supply Chain™.

Alan Amling – Vice President, UPS Corporate Strategy

Amling leads UPS’s Global On-Demand Manufacturing initiative, helping global companies leverage 3D printing to take time, cost, and carbon out of their supply chain. He moved into this role after serving as Vice President of Marketing for UPS Logistics & Distribution.  He began his UPS career in 1982 working as a seasonal employee for four years performing a variety of jobs including package handler and car washer.  Since rejoining UPS in 1992, Amling has held numerous leadership roles in industrial engineering, customer technology, and new product development.

Bill Ashton – Senior Vice President Operations, The Honest Company

Ashton previously served in similar roles with well known brands like Polo Ralph Lauren, Restoration Hardware, Bare Escentuals Beauty, Shiseido Americas, Hourglass Cosmetics, and BCBG Max Azria.  His primary focus has always been to design, implement, and optimize logistics networks in support of rapid revenue growth.  He has described this as his greatest passion.

Tim Brown – Managing Director, Georgia Tech, Supply Chain & Logistics Institute

Brown is responsible for the Supply Chain & Logistics strategic planning and development of executive education programs, as well as, serving as the liaison to on and off-campus professional associations, organizations, and individuals regarding the expansion of their global mission to enable supply chain professionals, businesses, and international governments to transform complex supply chains, improve logistics performance, and increase competitiveness by applying education, innovation, and solutions.

Brian Devine – Senior Vice President, ProLogistix

Devine is a 22 year veteran of the staffing industry.  In 1999, Devine started ProLogistix, a division of EmployBridge, dedicated to warehouse and distribution center staffing.  ProLogistix has become a leading provider of logistics talent in the US and one of EmployBridge’s most successful businesses.  He is also a frequent contributor to trade publications including The Wall Street Journal, DC Velocity Magazine, Inbound Logistics, and Supply Chain Brain.

Ann Drake – Chief Executive Officer, DSC Logistics

Drake has been CEO of DSC Logistics since 1994, leading two decades of transformation for the company and the industry of supply chain management.  Creating a business model based on collaborative partnerships, innovative thinking, and high performance operations.  Drake has guided DSC to become one of the leading supply chain management firms in the US.  DSC’s customers are mostly Fortune 500 companies in a variety of industries.

Gene Tyndall – Executive Vice President, Tompkins International & President, The MonarchFx Alliance

Tyndall is a highly respected supply chain consultant, industry veteran, and thought leader.  Prior to joining Tompkins International, he was President of Ryder Global Supply Chain Solutions, Global Leader and Senior Partner of the Ernst & Young Supply Chain Management Consulting Practice, and a United States Navy Officer.  He has over 30 years experience with over a hundred multinational corporations and domestic companies, in strategy development, new process design, technology, and leading practices.  He has co-authored several books and written numerous articles on supply chain management, as well as, being quoted by business and public media.

Georgia Wraight – Chief Operating Officer, The Rockport Group

Wraight has over 20 years of senior finance and operations experience.  She oversees all operational functions of the business including IT, supply chain, logistics, HR, legal, and customer service, as well as, all project management teams.  Most recently she has implemented 14 new IT systems, identified and transitioned all existing global warehouses to new 3rd party distribution centers, and has led and overseen all global office / showroom moves on three continents.  Prior to joining The Rockport Group she served in C-level positions with Highline United and Modern Shoe Company, and Ernst & Young.

Join us for a chance to hear from all of our prominent speakers. Sign-up for an unforgettable experience as we connect, share, and learn together. Stay tuned to learn about our new additions to this year’s SCLF!

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