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Our Supply Chain Management Speaker Series Class is held every semester to further our mission of complementing our students’ classroom experience with the advice and expertise of practitioners. The series is open to the general public as a way to engage both students and supply chain professionals.


Supply Chain in the United Nations
March 20, 2024 | Online

Supply Chain in the United Nations

Featuring Campbell Bright, former United Nations Supply Chain Chief.

Accelerating Freight Transport Decarbonization
March 13, 2024 | Online

Accelerating Freight Transport Decarbonization

Featuring Josh Raglin, Chief Sustainability Officer at Norfolk Southern.

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Ethical Supply Chains within the Catholic Ethical Purchasing Alliance
February 7, 2024 | Online

Ethical Supply Chains within the Catholic Ethical Purchasing Alliance

Featuring Alayna Milby, Ethical Purchasing Program Coordinator at Ethix Merch and Grace Adams, Catholic Ethical Purchasing Coordinator at Ignatian Solidarity Network.

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Kroger Delivery
November 29, 2023 | Online

Kroger Delivery

Featuring Summer Roy, HR Manager at Kroger Fulfillment.

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Agribusiness: The Complete Value Chain
November 15, 2023 | Online

Agribusiness: The Complete Value Chain

Jessica Stephan, Logistics Director at Bunge, gave an overview of the agribusiness industry an how commodities like corn, soybeans, and wheat move from field to market in the US and around the world.

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CPKC: Continuous Rail Movement from Mexico through Canada
October 11, 2023

CPKC: Continuous Rail Movement from Mexico through Canada

A presentation by Rob Liss, VP of MAKA Logistics, followed by a networking happy hour.

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Owning Your Supply Chain Career
October 4, 2023

Owning Your Supply Chain Career

A conversation with Amy Augustine, Senior Director of Network Supply Chain at UScellular.

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Supply Chain Impact Accounting: The Workforce Value Premium
September 20, 2023

Supply Chain Impact Accounting: The Workforce Value Premium

A conversation with Jill Miller, founder and CEO of Lunum, about impact accounting within supply chain.

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Supply Chain Transformation and Adaptation to COVID-19 at UChicago Medicine
April 19, 2023

Supply Chain Transformation and Adaptation to COVID-19 at UChicago Medicine

A conversation with Hussam Bachour, Manager Supply Chain Systems at the University of Chicago Medicine.

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Get to know Gebrüder Weiss
April 12, 2023

Get to know Gebrüder Weiss

A conversation with Mark McCullough, CEO North America at Gebrüder Weiss, Inc.

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Talk to Action: A Practical Guide to Freight Sustainability in the Modern Supply Chain
March 29, 2023

Talk to Action: A Practical Guide to Freight Sustainability in the Modern Supply Chain

A conversation with Nate Greensphan, Senior Product Manager at Redwood Logistics.

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Workflow Orchestration as a Key Enabler of Digital Supply Chain Management
March 1, 2023

Workflow Orchestration as a Key Enabler of Digital Supply Chain Management

A conversation with Andreas Radke, Director of Business and Operations Development at mSE Solutions.

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How to Better Orchestrate Distribution Center Activities
February 15, 2023

How to Better Orchestrate Distribution Center Activities

A conversation with Jeff Potts, Chief Revenue Officer at AutoScheduler.AI.

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Indirect Procurement: Your Career Growth Strategy
November 30, 2022

Indirect Procurement: Your Career Growth Strategy

A conversation with Michelle Varble, Former Procurement Director at United Airlines and Supply Management Professional and Thought Leader, about the benefits and opportunities of a career in indirect procurement.

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Exelon’s Vision for a Cleaner & Brighter Future
November 2, 2022

Exelon’s Vision for a Cleaner & Brighter Future

A conversation with Katie Abbott, VP of Business Operations and Technical Support at Exelon Corp., about Exelon's commitment to powering a cleaner and brighter future for customers and communities, and how supply chains are helping achieve this goal.

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Harvest Sporting Group: Managing Today's Supply Chain Disruptions
October 5, 2022

Harvest Sporting Group: Managing Today's Supply Chain Disruptions

A conversation with Thomas Siegmund, CEO of Harvest Sporting Group, Inc., about the challenges and solutions that have allowed the company to prosper and grow in the current business climate.

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Heavy Duty On-Road Vehicles: Sustainability and Emissions Overview
September 21, 2022

Heavy Duty On-Road Vehicles: Sustainability and Emissions Overview

A conversation with Chris Perzan, VP of Environment and Sustainability, and Chief Environmental Counsel at Navistar, Inc. about the challenges and opportunities specific to heavy duty vehicle transport in North America.

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Supply Chain Consulting in the New World
September 7, 2022

Supply Chain Consulting in the New World

A conversation with Kristi Naidech, COO/VP of Supply Chain Services at SCM Connections about her non-traditional journey to supply chain leadership.

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Life Cycle Analysis
April 19, 2022

Life Cycle Analysis

A conversation with Ashley Kreuder, Senior Managing Consultant at Ramboll about life cycle analysis (LCA) and its various applications, including for supply chain sustainability.

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Category, Sourcing & Supplier Management at Allstate
March 22, 2022

Category, Sourcing & Supplier Management at Allstate

Join us for an overview of how "procurement" functions within the financial services/insurance sector.

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Why Supply Chain?
March 1, 2022

Why Supply Chain?

A conversation with four Loyola Alums as they talk about their journey to becoming a supply chain professional.

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The Sustainability Journey at Barilla
February 15, 2022

The Sustainability Journey at Barilla

A conversation with Fabio Pettenati, Vice President of Supply Chain at Barilla America, Inc.

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Developing Regenerative Supply Chains
January 18, 2022

Developing Regenerative Supply Chains

A conversation with Kevin Ogorzalek, Senior Manager Sustainability Sourcing for the Americas at Barry-Callebaut.

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The Future of Supply Chains
November 30, 2021

The Future of Supply Chains

A conversation with Donna Warton, Vice President of Supply Chain and Sustainability at Microsoft.

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Supply Chain Market Update
November 9, 2021

Supply Chain Market Update

A virtual conversation with Scott Moran, Head of Sales at DB Schenker.

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Man and Machine: The Role of Automation in the Modern Warehouse
October 19, 2021

Man and Machine: The Role of Automation in the Modern Warehouse

A virtual conversation with Roy Scheck, a Senior Manager of Design Engineering at Daifuku Wynright, about designing and operating a warehouse.

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What Happened to the Toilet Paper?
September 21, 2021

What Happened to the Toilet Paper?

A virtual conversation with Michael Ledonne, Director of Supply Chain Services at Network Distribution, about the supply chain effects of COVID in 2020.

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Responsible Supply Chains and Greenhouse Gasses
August 31, 2021

Responsible Supply Chains and Greenhouse Gasses

A conversation with Carolyn Woznicki, Vice President of Global Strategic Sourcing and Environmental, Health and Safety for Illinois Tool Works (ITW).

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Accelerating Sustainability 2021
April 30, 2021

Accelerating Sustainability 2021

This inaugural program features speakers, breakout sessions, and panel discussions focused on the future of sustainability in supply chains

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Reverse Logistics: The Dynamic State of Returns
April 20, 2021

Reverse Logistics: The Dynamic State of Returns

Two logistics professionals from Walgreens discuss their reverse logistics strategy and execution.

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A Conversation with Tom Southall
March 30, 2021

A Conversation with Tom Southall

Tom Southall talked about his career that began at Jesuit universities, including an MBA from Loyola University Chicago, and ended in executive leadership roles.

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A Career in Supply Chain that Began at Loyola
March 2, 2021

A Career in Supply Chain that Began at Loyola

Paul Garanzini talks about his experience in Loyola's Supply Chain Management program and his current role as supply chain manager for Signode's Automation and Packaging Technologies division.

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Morton Salt Supply Chain: Keeping the Roads Clear
February 16, 2021

Morton Salt Supply Chain: Keeping the Roads Clear

Betsey Nohe discussed her role as Vice President of Supply Chain, Quality and R&D Americas at Morton Salt.

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Global Sustainability Initiatives
December 2, 2020

Global Sustainability Initiatives

A conversation with Amanda Hamilton, Indirect Procurement Manager at McCain Foods, who shared insights about McCain's global sustainability strategy along with initiatives related to redirecting by-products from landfills, eliminating food waste, migrating to sustainable packaging, and more.

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