Past Speakers

2017

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

2016

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

2015

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

2014

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

2013

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

2012

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

2011

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