WERC Names 2009 Conference Committee

OAK BROOK, Ill.—The Warehousing Education and Research Council has named 15 distribution industry leaders as chairpersons for the association’s annual conference, April 26-29 in Atlanta.

The professionals named to the WERC 2009 conference committee include:

Tess Alterbaum, director of business development at GENCO;
Kevin Fletcher, executive vice president of operations at Landstar Global Logistics;
Bill Gay, senior operations manager at Danco/Perfect Match;
John Guy, vice president of distribution and supply chain management at Briggs & Stratton Corp.;
Carol K. Keup, chief operating officer at Valley Distributing & Storage Co.;
Marvin Logan, system sales consultant at Bastian Material Handling;
Tom Patterson, senior vice president of warehouse operations at Saddle Creek Corp.;
Wendy Pigorsch, director of human resources and safety administration at Murphy Warehouse Co.;
Sandy Stephens, principal at Johnson Stephens Consulting Inc.;
Richard H. Sharpe, president and CEO of Competitive Logistics;
Michael Wohlwend, senior director at Manhattan Associates;
Thomas L. Freese, principal at Freese & Associates Inc.;
Dr. Thomas W. Speh, associate dean of MBA programs at Miami University;
Connie L. Anderson, president of Aspen Distribution Inc.;
Laurence Corrigan II, vice president of operations at Medline Industries Inc.

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