Past Speakers


Rene Barahona, Sales Operations Manager, Schneider National, "Search Your Career, Master Your Interview, and Hit the Ground Running with Schneider"
Chris Hanebeck, Founder and CEO,, "A Roadmap for Supply Chain Execution"
Maribeth Knueve, Vice President, Tyler Atkins, Senior Director of Regional Operations and Joseph Castello, Operations Team Lead, Marten Transport, "Marten Transport Intern Program to Full-time Employment"
Luis Marsaioli, Customer Service & Design Manager, Tetra Pak Inc., "How to Keep Customers Running During a Global Logistics Crisis"
Eric Beichler, Managing Principal & Shareholder, Mohr Partners, Inc., "The Impact of Business Intelligence Software and Analytics Across the Supply Chain"
Adrienne Braumiller, Trade & Customs Lawyer, Braumiller Law, "Navigating Customs and Trade Issues"
Taylor Hatchett, Manager, Business Intelligence, Mohr Partners, Inc., "Software Demo w/Mohr Partners, Inc."
Norma Payne, President, DFW Transportation Club, "Stay Fearless: Women in Logistics"
Tyler Atkins, Senior Director of Regional Operations, Clayton Jones, Operations Manager, and Justin Fannin, Operations Team Lead, Marten Transport, "Marten Transport Panel Presentation"
Zain Ali, Founder and Managing Partner, Azvantage, "Cultivate Your Leader"
Lynn Gravley, President & CEO, NT Logistics, "Welcome NT Logistics"
Kyran Bracey, International Air Exports, and Lauren Rankin, Ocean Imports, Mainfreight USA, "Global Supply Chain Logistics with Mainfreight USA"
Bo Harris, Regional Sales Manager, John Cherry, VP National Sales, Justin Shannon, District Manager, and Shawn Berry, District Manager, Fastenal, "Where Industry Meets Innovation; Breaking Down Fastenal’s Organizational Evolution"
Ernest Osei, Branch Manager, and Michael Scholz, Gateway Manager, JAS Transport, "Symbiosis of Departments"
Dennis Martin, President & CEO, SeL Supply Chain Solutions, "Technology and its Use in the Logistics Industry"


Chris Hanebeck, Founder and CEO,, “Supply Chain Innovation in 2021 and Beyond
Doug Miller, Vice President NA Value Chain Transformation, PepsiCo Logistics, “Leadership at PepsiCo”
Rob Lewin, Director of Worldwide Logistics, Flowserve, “Global Logistics
Brandon Reynolds, Senior Manager of B2B Program Development, American Airlines, “Data Analysis: The Skill That Sets Your Resume Apart
Kevin King, Head of Commercial Management and Proposals Development, Fujitsu, “Kaizen Culture: A Continuous Improvement Story of Manufacturing, an Earthquake, and Me
Robert Condit, Senior Account Executive, NTT Data, “Smart Supply Chains
Mark Mirelez, President and CEO, BEI Precision, “What is the Difference Between a Bookkeeper and a CEO?
Ken Bloomberg, Manager of Business Development, The Apparel Logistics Group, “Reinventing Your Logistics Focus: How Changing Consumer Habits and Industry Shifts Are Opening Significant Career Opportunities in the Logistics Industry
Jim Nichol, Executive VP and Steve Wineriter, CEO, American Diamond Logistics, “Supply Chain Outlook for 2021-2022
Ron Brade, Associate Vice Chancellor, UNT System Procurement, “The Ongoing Evolution of UNT World Procurement Office
Michael Carmody, 3PL Solutions Leader, AutoStore, “Introduction to AutoStore: Robotic Warehouse Automation Solutions
Mark Khayat, Senior Vice President Global Commercial Operations, IQ Fulfillment, “International Logistics - Expansion Opportunities and the Complexities of Integrating Companies and Culture
BJ Burruss, Director of Inbound Operations, Vanessa Beasley, Last Mile Customer Operations Supervisor, and Andrew Chapa, Strategy and Development Manager, PepsiCo Logistics, “The Day in the Life of a Supply Chain Professional (Real Aspects of Supply Chain)
Tom Harris, Executive Vice President, Hillwood, A Perot Company, “AllianceTexas Overview


Steve Boecking, Principal, Steve Boecking Consulting, LLC, "The Role of Foreign-Trade Zones in Global Supply Chain"
Adrian Barbera, Regional Vice President, Schneider, "How Technology is Driving Change to the Supply Chain"
LTC James Marques, Logistics Officer, Simulations & Planning, 84th Training Command, "Military Logistics in a Theater of Operations"
Jim Nichol, Executive Vice President, American Diamond Logistics, "Supply Chain Growth in DFW"
Michelle Wright, Program Manager | Career Coach | Trainer | Certified Supply Chain Professional | Agilist, APICS, "How Customers are causing Disruption and Innovation to the Supply Chain"
Brian Hirsch, Senior Associate Director, Career Center at G. Brint Ryan College of Business, "UNT Career Services and Your Future"
Chris Hanebeck, Founder and CEO, Truckl, "Supply Chain Innovation in 2020 and Beyond"
Dave Akers, President, Mexico, C.R. England, "Cross-Border Trucking with Mexico"
David Stone, Director of Freight Brokerage, Ryder System, Inc, "Why Brokerages Matter in a Chaotic Supply Chain"
Mark E Smith, VP of Operations, DHL Supply Chain, "Growth and Innovation in the Consumer Sector"
Mike Ross, Director, Product Strategy, Baxter Planning, "The Unique Challenges of Service Parts Logistics"
Fred Baumann, Vice President, o9 Solutions, Inc, "AI Enabled Integrated Business Planning"


Carter Truly, Vice President - Controller Technology and Manufacturing Group, Texas Instruments
Rick Elieson, President, American Airlines Cargo
David Stemm, Executive Director, Stevens Transport
Brent Hudspeth, Vice President - Enterprise Capacity Solutions, Transplace
Daniel Medalie, Vice President - Central Region, Pegasus Logistics Group
Doug Miller, Vice President, Pepsi Logistics Company, Inc.
Michael Savoie, Professor, UNT Department of Marketing, Logistics, and Operations Management
Zain Ali, Professor, UNT Frisco Cohort Program
Diana Hill, General Director Marketing Support, BNSF
Tim Feemster, President, Foremost Quality Logistics, "Social Media – How to make it work for you most effectively in a BUSINESS setting"
Brian Hirsch, Senior Associate Director, UNT Career Center, "Internships and Placement"
Panel Discussion, "Putting your Best Foot Forward – Dress & Interview Techniques" with

  • Austin French, Business Relationship Manager, PepsiCo
  • Hunter French, Veteran, United States Air Force
  • Cassie White, VP of Human Resources, YourCause (a Blackbaud Company)

Brian Heldebrandt, Director Distribution Operations, DJO Global
Raymond Suarez, CEO, Denton County Transportation Authority
Bob Butler, Chairman, TFD Group
Eric Beichler, Managing Partner, Mohr Partners, "Big Data/3PL and Logistics Mid-Market Companies"


Serge Poborka, Director of Materials, Peterbilt Motors Company
David Reynolds, Associate Vice President, Facilities, University of North Texas
James Corrigan, President, Trinity Logistics Group
Wally Devereaux, Senior Director, Cargo & Charters, Southwest Airlines
Patrick Bertsch, Director International Security & Security Operations, American Airlines
Morgan Meeks, Vice President, Transportation Operations, AAFES
Amy Carovillano, Vice President, Logistics & Distribution, The Container Store
Tim Nelson, President & CEO, Shoreside Logistics
Joseph Bowe, Vice President Distribution, Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc.
Richard Cano, Founder & CEO, Protivix Business Solutions, LLC
Justin Dillard, Enterprise Demand Supply Control, Lockheed Martin Corporation


CAP Logistics and Alliance Air Charter Executive Panel Discussion
John Magee, President and Chief Executive Officer, Crane Worldwide Logistics
Bernard Goor, Vice President Sales and Marketing, Retail/Consumer Goods/Food Service, One Network, "Digitizing your Supply Chain"
Steve Boecking, Vice President, Hillwood
Guy Byars, Vice President, C.A.T. Global
Larry Glasscock, Vice President of Projects, MNX
Adrian Barbera, Regional Vice President, Schneider
Matthew Rooney, Director, Economic Growth, George W. Bush Presidential Center
Beau LaMothe, Chief Commercial Officer, Perimeter Global Logistics (PGL)
Southwest Airlines Senior Executive Panel Discussion Co-hosted by The Logistics Center and the UNT AAAE Student Organization

  • Matt Buckley, Vice President, Cargo & Charters
  • Jim Ruppel, Vice President, Customer Relations & Rapid Rewards
  • Chris Wahlenmaier, Vice President, Customer Support & Services

Timothy J. Hein, Director of Strategic Sourcing and Procurement, Oncor


Ricky Stover, Vice President Intermodal, C.R. England
Mark Mirelez, Vice President Air Force & International Operations, Dyn Corp International
Charles Shoup, Senior Director Support Services, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas
Diana Hill, General Director Marketing Support, BNSF Railway
D'Anne Duclos, Vice President, Toyota Logistics Services, Toyota Motor North America, Inc.
Sam Coats, Chairman, Board of Directors, Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
Roger Neumann, Vice President of Contingency Plans, Army & Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES)
Stephen Bullard, President, NDTA/Regional Sales Manager Southwest, FedEx Trade Networks Transportation & Brokerage
Tom Cagney, Chief Executive Officer, Cagney Global Logistics
Tom Brinkley, Business Development Manager, Riviera Finance
Rob Lewin, Director of Logistics, Flowserve Corporation
Courtney Harvey, Sr. Vice President, Branch Operations, Briggs Equipment
Joseph Bowe, Vice President Distribution, Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc.
Liz Barracliffe, Vice President of Talent, Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc.
Brad Hiltunen, Business Development Manager, Emmert International


Jim Cline, President, DCTA
Dave Malenfant, Retired Vice President, Global Supply Chain, Alcon Laboratories, Inc.
Mayor Chris Watts, City of Denton
Karen Kendrick, Vice President Transportation & Technology, Anixter
Mark Bouma, Technical Oversight Leader, NTTA
John Birt, Vice President of Transportation, Williamson-Dickie's Manufacturing Company
Scott Farrar, Global Account Manager, SDV
John Magee, President and CEO, Crane Worldwide Logistics
John Birt, Vice President Transportation, Williamson-Dickie’s
Kevin King, Senior Manager, Demand Management, Fujitsu Network Communications
Tom McCoy, Sr. Director Global Transportation Services, Sanmina SCI
Mark Whittaker, Vice President Transportation, PepsiCo
Robert Condit, Director, CGI
Brian Heldebrandt, Director Supply Chain Operations, Verizon
Martin Nevison, Regional Sales Manager, Southeast Region, DHL eCommerce
Brenda Gautier, Director of Carrier Engagement, MW Logistics LLC


Mark Duebner, Director of Aviation, City of Dallas
Clif Chatham, Senior Director Operations, Exel
Pat Evers, Senior Distribution Center Manager, Nebraska Furniture Mart - Texas
Christopher M. Smith, Distribution Center Assistant Manager, Nebraska Furniture Mart - Texas
Mike Burkhart, Director of Mexico, C.H. Robinson
Christi Clinger, Vice President, Logistics & Demand Chain, 7-Eleven
Dr. Terry Brewer, President, Brewer Science
David Little, Vice President, Logistics & Optimization, Martin Marietta Materials
Lynn Gravley, President & CEO, NT Logistics
Joe Bongiovanni, Senior Vice President Distribution, TALG (The Apparel Logistics Group)
Tom McCoy, Senior Director Global Transportation Services, Sanmina SCI
Joseph Bowe, Vice President Distribution & Domestic Transportation, Pier 1
Brian Heldebrandt, Director, Supply Chain Operations, Verizon


Judge Dobrient, Senior Vice President, ALON Brands
Nikhil Amin, President, Trinity Containers, LLC
Robert Condit, Director, CGI Group, Inc.
Robert Heldebrandt, Region Manager – Logistics Services, Supply Chain Operations, Verizon
Tom McCoy, Senior Director Global Transportation Services, Sanmina SCI
Jerry Peck, Global Director of International Trade & Customs Compliance, Sanmina SCI
Tony Ross, Senior Manager, Advisory Services, Ernst & Young LLP
Michael Caney, Director of Employee Development & Sales Operations, Bear Transportation Services
Marsha Parr, Vice President, Customer Relations, Williamson-Dickie Manufacturing Company
Marie Lacertosa, Senior Vice President and Director, Supply Chain Management, JCPenney
Helen Stephens, Go To Market Senior Director, East Division, Frito-Lay
Jill McKean, Vice President, Equipment Leasing & Finance, Frost
Mabrie Jackson, President & CEO, North Texas Commission
Katie Farmer, Group Vice President, Consumer Products, BNSF Railway


Matt Buckley, Vice President Air Cargo, Southwest Airlines
Mark Whittaker, Vice President Transportation, Pepsico
Bill LaMothe, Principal, Perimeter Logistics Group
Rob Weiss, Executive Vice President, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company
Jim Weynand, Executive Vice President, CEVA Logistics
Dan Ficco, Regional Director, Crane Worldwide Logistics
Tim Feemster, Senior Managing Director, Newmark Grubb Knight Frank
Ike Brown, Vice Chairman & President of Intermodal, NFI Industries
Scott Webb, Senior Vice President of Intermodal, NFI Industries
Phil Shook, Director of Intermodal, C.H. Robinson
Meaghan Juettner, Inbound Senior Group Leader (Operations Manager), Target
Rolando Gutierrez, Outbound Senior Group Leader (Operations Manager), Target
Andre Bryant, Senior Group Leader, Logistics, Target
Eric Watts, Senior Group Leader, Engineering & Facilities, Target
Trevor Sharp, Outbound Group Leader, Target
Jake Scott, Engineering & Facilities, Target
Ron Harper, Vice President Supply Chain Operations, JCPenney
Ryan Martin, Alliance Facility Supply Chain Director, JCPenney
Dave Starks, Supplier Support Director, JCPenney
Anthony Pizana, Senior Project Specialist, Operations Support – Supply Chain, JCPenney
Rob Lewin, Director International Logistics, Flowserve Corporation


Bobby Rose, Vice President Merchandising and Logistics, Sysco Foods
Tom Sanderson, CEO and President, Transplace
John Birt, Vice President Transportation, Williamson-Dickie
Duane Marwick, Principal, Alvarez & Marsal
Russ Finks, Vice President Marketing, SAP
Kevin King, Senior Program Manager, Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc.
Fred Malesa, Vice President International Intermodal, BNSF