Saturday November 14, 2015 from 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM PST
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Eagle Glen Golf Course 
1800 Eagle Glen Pkwy
Corona, CA 92883

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Lisa Anderson 


Let's Talk about Growth!

Following our very successful Spring Symposium on “Innovation”, APICS Inland Empire takes you to what comes next --Growth! 

Join Us for Our 2015 Fall Symposium

Growth : The Good, the Bad and the Ugly in 

 Manufacturing, Distribution & Logistics

You will learn the best and proven ways to manage a company’s growth and how business develops scalable systems as they grow!

Along with networking, meet our expert panelists:

 Teamwork Leads to Growth

C.C. Vest is the co-owner and President of Midpoint Bearing, a bearing and power transmission distributor based in Ontario, CA.  With over 30 years of experience in the industry, C.C. has helped to catapult Midpoint Bearing to an award winning industrial distributor in the US. Winner of the 2014 Schaeffler Award (presented to companies eclipsing $1 million sales mark), C.C will share with us how she and her winning team at Midpoint Bearing face the challenge of growth in her industry!

 Building Skills Supports Growth

Steve Harrington is the Industry Liaison for National Center for Supply Chain Tech Education (SCTE) at Norco College. A veteran with years of experience in the Distribution and Logistics Industry, Steve will share how SCTE identifies and develops skills based educational pathways with a goal of increasing number of skilled supply chain technicians needed to support our fast growing Manufacturing, Distribution and Logistics network in the Inland Empire.

Systems and Technology Drive Growth

Alan G. Dunn is President of GDI Consulting & Training Company and is the founding sponsor of the Manufacturing Executive Institute (MEI), a manufacturing industry training provider with state-of-the-art classroom and web-enabled training facilities in southern California.  Mr. Dunn is also a Partner in Dunkirk Governance Specialists, LLC, a Virginia-based consulting firm that provides governance consulting services to private company Boards of Directors. Mr. Alan Dunn is currently serving as Chair of the APICS Board of Directors. Before founding GDI, Mr. Dunn was a Vice President at Gemini Management Consulting and a Partner at Coopers & Lybrand (now Pricewaterhouse Coopers) and prior to that was President (and Founder) of ADI, a successful systems implementation consulting and training company.

  Growing Profitably !

Mr. Thomas Gentle, Director of LEAN Enterprise at Pharmavite LLC  global leader and manufacturer of dietary supplements, joins our panel. A seasoned supply chain professional with track record of leading teams through delivery of significant margin improvement and operational change,Tom successfully led Supply Chain Profitability at Pharmavite LLC and he will share his experience and expertise in this crtical area. 

   Creating Shared Value throughout the supply chain

Ms. LaRonda Fisher-Rogers, Senior Relationship Manager, Union Bank, highly experienced commercial banker, with proven record, will help us understand how Union Bank leverages its domestic and international platform to support manufacturers, distributors, and non profit sectors as they grow and help them thrive profitably.  

Come Grow With Us!

Join Us at Our Fall Symposium to Start Your Path to Expansion, Greater Market Share and Higher Sales!

Register Now!