The Red Rock Resort, Las Vegas, NV
May 7-9th, 2017

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Red Rock Resort, Las Vegas
May 7-9th, 2017

2017 IMPACT Steering Committee Members

Tom Galligani
Global Vice President - Supply Chain

Future Electronics

Jay Lowy
Chief Operating Officer

The Argen Corporation

Guy Mills
Director Product Supply, Renew Life

The Clorox Company

Tony Lopez
Director of Quality and Process Engineering

New Balance

Abe Chohan
Vice President of Operations

Inova Diagnostics

Ashutosh Gunderia
Leader, Supply Chain Strategy


Amedio Palmieri
Executive Director Western Manufacturing Operations


Alex Fernandez
Global Director Business Process Management

John Deere

Paul Kamprath
Director of Supply Chain Operations

Baker Hughes

Candido Arreche, Jr.
Senior Global Director of Portfolio & Partner Mgmt/ Six Sigma Black Belt


Kostas Tsimiklis
Senior Director Six Sigma

Maple Leaf Foods Inc.

Sean Smith
Supply Chain Director

Agropur US

Mei Jiang
Head of Innovation Strategy and New Business Incubation Pan-HP IoT Lead


Dan Davila
Director, Enterprise Lean Sigma

Avery Dennison

Greg York
Vice President NA Production Operations

Keihin North America, Inc.

Jack Feng
Vice President of Operational Excellence

Commercial Vehicle Group

Larry Hamilton
Sr. Director Global Lean Six Sigma


Dawn Rubel
Vice President, Quality and Regulatory Affairs

Two Nice-Pak Park

Mark Donovan

Robert Albott

Hari Menon
Global Lean Implementation Leader


Nikki Sullivan
Director of Continual Improvement

General Kinematics

Ken Riches
Director of Quality & Continuous Improvement

Safe Fleet

Ashton Lee
Vice President

AIC Inc.

Yixin Mu
Director of Corporate Engineering & Services

Butler Manufacturing

Basel Bahhour
Sr. Director, Strategic Operations & NPI


John Biedry
Sr. Director - Global Lean Enterprise


Charles Brown
Director of Operations

Cal-Comp USA

Russell Toney
Senior Vice President of Global Sourcing

Dover Corporation

Dr. John Olsen
Vice President Operations

OMAX Corporation

Michael Arena
Senior Vice President, Operations

Shape Technologies Group

Bryan Hoffman
Director of Engineering

Traditional Medicinals, Inc.

Chris Aliapoulios
Director of Purchasing, Quality and Materials Management

Midway Products Group

Eric Pope
VP of Operations

US Synthetic

Craig Cates
AVP-Supply Chain and Strategic Sourcing


Kimberly Straw
Director QMS & CI

Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope®

Ed Niemi
Sr. Director, Global Quality

Lam Research

Doug Johnson
VP, Global Supply Chain

Emerson Process Management

Bud Jenkins
Director, Corp. Quality

Nautilus WHQ

Dean Bordner
VP Mfg. Southeast and Western Regions at NBTY and VP Supply Chain Strategic Initiatives


Usha Shah
VP of Operations

Mercury Systems

Zach Wert
Vice President of Operations

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Rush Williams
VP, Operational Excellence

Consolidated Precision Products

Joe Ombrello
Director of Operations

Columbus McKinnon Corporation

Arthur Meng
Plant Manager

Procter & Gamble

Billy Ingram
Director of Lean Product Development