2017 WalStreet Speaker Series - Walmart Culinary Center and Private Label

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Name: 2017 WalStreet Speaker Series - Walmart Culinary Center and Private Label
Date: December 6, 2017
Time: 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM CST
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:

Karen Stuckey

Senior Vice President, Private Brands/Sourcing | General Merchandise at Walmart

Karen joined Wal-Mart in 2004, with 25 years of prior experience in the retailing and manufacturing industries.  She serves as Senior Vice President for Private Brands, General Merchandise, Walmart US.  In this role, Karen leads teams responsible for delivery of private brand product offerings aligned to the “save money, live better” mission, via EDLC assortments and fast, agile, and responsible supply chains.
 
Prior to her current position, Karen led Merchandising, Brand, and Product Development disciplines within the Apparel and Home business units.
Karen gained manufacturing and consumer packaged goods experience with Sara Lee Corporation from 1997, and was President of the Casualwear business unit of the Branded Apparel Division before joining Wal-Mart in 2004.
Beginning her career in store operations with the Limited Corporation in 1980, Karen held retail merchandising leadership roles with the Cato Corporation, Montgomery Ward, Target Stores, and Hart, Schaffner & Marx.
 
Karen is Chair of the Walmart Women’s Officer Caucus and is a member of the Walmart President’s Inclusion Council.  Within the industry, Karen chairs the National Network of Executive Women.  Active in community efforts, she serves on the board of the Boys and Girls Club of Benton County, and as an Executive Committee board member for Enactus.
 
Karen earned her bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Economics at St. Norbert College in DePere, WI.  She and her husband Andy are parents to four grown children, and live in Bentonville, AR.


Karen Dineen

Senior Director for Private Brands, General Merchandise, Walmart US
 
Beginning her career with Walmart in 1980 gives Karen a great perspective on serving the customer with Walmart’s unique value proposition for over 37 years.   She currently serves as Senior Director for Private Brands, General Merchandise, Walmart US.  In this role, Karen leads a team responsible for strategy, development and management of the general merchandise private brand portfolio.  She also leads the creative, color and trend teams supporting private brand product development.  Together they’re building trust and loyalty in Walmart’s private brands with relevant and compelling assortments meeting the customers rising expectations.
 
Karen began her career at Walmart working close to the customer as an assistant store manager.  Prior to her current position she has held roles in replenishment, apparel merchandising, and home product development.
Karen is a passionate volunteer for the Susan G. Komen Ozark Affiliate.  In 2016 she was awarded the Promise of One national volunteer award for her fundraising efforts for the Race for the Cure.
Karen earned her bachelor’s degree in Marketing at Illinois State University in Normal, Illinois. She resides in Rogers, AR and enjoys Beaver Lake, the trails of Northwest Arkansas, Razorback Basketball, and true to her roots, the Green Bay Packers.  
 


 

 
 



 
Event Media:
Event Sponsors:

WSSS Gold Level Sponsorship

Location:
SAM's Club Home Office - Auditorium
2101 Simple Savings Dr.
Bentonville, AR. 72712-0745

Parking location is important.  Parking for this event is across the street from the Sam's Club Home Office main entrance. We appreciate you leaving supplier parking near the building open and available for suppliers conducting regular business at SAM's Club that day.
Date/Time Information:
7:00 a.m. Registration and Continental breakfast and coffee served
7:20 a.m. WalStreet Speaker Series Begins: Walmart Culinary Center and Private Label  Featuring Karen Stuckey and Karen Dineen
Contact Information:
Dawn K Stewart @ 479-273-2841
Fees/Admission:
Registration deadline is December 4, 2017.  After this time we will not be able to accept new registrations or name changes for existing reservations.

Due to corporate security requirements, we are unable to do on-the-spot registration, so please take time to register in advance. You will need to register each person by name vs. additional attendees. 
When arriving at the venue, each attendee will be asked to provide identification at check in to receive your wristband 

Your WalStreet membership allows for a specific number of audience seats based upon your membership level. If you are a sponsor of this event, your seats will be reserved; otherwise it is open seating. 
Sponsorships remain available and additional seating can be purchased through online registration.  If you are interested in an additional 5 or 10 seats of reserved seating, please contact Dawn K Stewart at 479.273.2841 or dstewart@bbvchamber.com

Parking location is important.  Parking for this event will be across the street from the Sam?s Club Home Office main entrance. We appreciate you leaving supplier parking near the building open and available for suppliers conducting regular business at Sam's Club that day. 


The number of seats available per membership type is as follows:

Individual 1 seat in open seating
Silver  5 seats in open seating
Gold and above, or event sponsor 10 seats

Feel free to contact Dawn K Stewart if you have questions regarding your membership level, or if we can help in any way.  We look forward to seeing you at the event!
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