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2019 WalStreet Fireside Chat - Supply Chain
WalStreet Fireside Chats provide a small, intimate setting, giving suppliers access to day-to-day decision makers across key divisions of Walmart and Sam's Club. Fireside Chats are structured as open forums, including panel discussions and Q&A with Walmart, Sam's Club, third party, suppliers and CPG suppliers.
Meet our Expert Panelist:
Monique Picou, SVP Flow & Fashion, Supply Chain, Walmart US. A Louisiana native, Monique attended Southern University and graduated with a degree in electrical engineering. Immediately after graduation she went to work for Procter & Gamble where she stayed for 28 years, and held many roles such as;Plant manger, European Director, Global Innovations Director and Vice President, Product Supply Global Heath Care.
Monique sat on the Board of Directors for United Way and the US Chamber of Commerce. She was a state appointed Board Director for Workforce Development and for Families with Dependence as well as a member of the State Economic Development Board. Monique has also taught Economics & Math at the University of Phoenix. She is also an enthusiastic and proactive proponent of diversity throughout P& G.
Colby Beland, is Vice President of Sales & Marketing, CaseStack LLC., a leading provider of outsourced logistics and pioneer of collaborative vendor pool consolidation for retailers including Walmart, Sam's Club, Kroger, Target, Whole Foods, and Amazon.
Beland holds a BSBA degree in Supply Chain Management form the Walton College of Business. He has spent the last 25 years immersed in multiple segments of the supply chain, gaining intimate knowledge in parcel, less-than-truckload, truckload, intermodal, vendor pool consolidation, warehousing, and retailer compliance.
Recognized for his expertise in retail logistics, he is frequently sought by national and local media as a source in supply chain trends. In addition he sits on many boards, has been a guest lecturer at the University of Arkansas and was recognized as a Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Forty under 40 award.
Other Panelist to be annonced soon.
Meet our Moderator:
Bill Senn, is Senior Director of Business, at Engage3, the premier Price Optimizations company supporting most of the Top Retailers in the U.S and Canada. Bill has served on the Board of Directors with the Greater Bentonville Area Chamber of Commerce, and spent 16 years at Walmart/Sam's Club. The last 4 1/2 years Bill has been in Supply Chain Leadership roles focused on plastic delivery platforms with built in digital tracking.