Caryn Schilstra is a senior HR Leader with over 20 years of experience in numerous Fortune 500 companies. Throughout her career, she has focused on all areas of Talent Management – from Talent Acquisition Strategy, Talent Development, and Succession Planning. In particular, Caryn has passion for Employee Engagement and Strategic Workforce Planning. She has extensive accomplishments with leading business transformations and change management for re-organizations and mergers across industries, from heavily regulated to high growth technology, with locations domestically and globally. Connect with Caryn on LinkedIn.
Greg White serves as CEO of Curo and is passionate about the organization’s mission to connect the digital workforce and eliminate workplace communication chaos. In his 20-year career, Greg has guided companies dedicated to improving the operational performance for professionals both in the office and the field. Prior to Curo, Greg founded supply chain planning company Blue Ridge and served as President & CEO for the Gartner Magic Quadrant Leader, which helps companies balance inventory with customer demand. Greg has also held leadership roles with Servigistics (now PTC), E3 Corporation (now JDA Software), and has led transformations at more than 100 companies, including Amazon, Ace Hardware, REI, Henry Schein, Williams Sonoma, LVMH, Arc’teryx & Stokke. Connect with Greg on LinkedIn, follow Curo on Twitter at @HeyCuro and learn more here: https://www.curoglobal.com/
Tim Monahan serves as the Vice President of Consulting Services at The Effective Syndicate. A former U.S. Navy commissioned officer, Tim has over 20 years of experience leading high performance operations and technology teams to achieve company goals through his extensive expertise in Lean Enterprise, and Lean IT concepts. Coupled with strong business process management, project management, and change management skills, this makes Tim extremely effective at delivering enterprise transformation initiatives. Prior to joining The Effective Syndicate, Tim served as the Director of IT and CIO for a mid-sized, private-equity owned manufacturing company, where he was responsible for improving customer interactions, driving efficiency gains, and generating positive profitability through sound business process management and technology solutions. Connect with Tim on LinkedIn, follow The Effective Syndicate on Twitter at @effectsyndicate and learn more here: http://www.theeffectivesyndicate.com/
Chris Barnes is a professional education instructor for the Georgia Tech Supply Chain & Logistics Institute’s Supply Chain Management (SCM) Certificate courses. Barnes holds a B.S., Industrial Engineering and Economics Minor, from Bradley University, an MBA in Industrial Psychology with Honors from the University of West Florida. He is a certified APICS instructor and holds CPIM-F, CLTD-F and CSCP-F designations. He served on the international Board of Trustees for the Institute of Industrial Engineers, is Past President of WERC Atlanta, and is currently involved with APICS Atlanta. He is a certified adult education trainer and has presented to/trained over 1900 people. He served on the editorial advisory board for Warehouse Management & Control Systems Deck Reference and authored the book “WMS: Phase 1: Assessment & Selection” a WERC Publication. He is also the author and lead facilitator of “Quarters in the Couch: Low Hanging Fruit ideas to Improve Warehouse Performance.” When not teaching, Barnes is a supply chain advocate and visionary with HighJump and frequent blogger at www.apicscltdcoach.com. In 2016, Barnes partnered with Supply Chain Now Radio (SCNR) as executive producer and key contributor. SCNR is a social networking community organizing and sharing supply chain thought leadership through seminars, webinars, blogs and podcasts. Barnes has over 27 years of experience developing and managing multiple client, engineering consulting, strategic planning and operational improvement projects in supply chain management. Connect with Chris on LinkedIn and reach out to him via email.
Scott W. Luton is founder of Supply Chain Now Radio and also serves as Managing Partner for TalentStream. He has worked extensively in the end-to-end Supply Chain industry for more than 15 years, appearing in publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Dice and Quality Progress Magazine. Scott currently serves as Executive Vice President of APICS Atlanta and was also named to the 2018 Georgia Logistics Summit Executive Committee. He is a certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and holds the APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) credential. As a Veteran of the United States Air Force, Scott also volunteers as Co-Chair of the Business Pillar for VETLANTA, and maintains active membership in the Georgia Manufacturing Alliance & CSCMP Atlanta Roundtable. Connect with Scott Luton on LinkedIn and follow him on Twitter at @ScottWLuton. He can also be reached by email. Learn more about WBENC-certified TalentStream here, a leading recruiting & staffing firm that helps companies find top talent in the Engineering, Manufacturing and Supply Chain space.: www.talentstreamstaffing.com
Check out the upcoming APICS Regional Supply Chain Leadership Forum on October 19th & 20th here. Open to all.