Georgia Manufacturing Summit Speakers
The Georgia Manufacturing Alliance is pleased that these industry leaders are taking the time to share their insights and best practices.
Vice President, Cheif Procurement Officer of Chick-fil-A, Inc.
Rob serves Chick-fil-A by overseeing the business functions which are responsible for providing trusted supply for over 2000 restaurants in the United States and Canada. That responsibility includes ensuring product integrity, competitive cost, and a reliable distribution network to maintain continuous supply for the highest volume quick service restaurant concept in the country.
Rob is also responsible for company’s social responsibility strategy and serves on the executive strategy team which establishes the company’s strategic priorities to ensure that the brand is healthy, relevant and a positive influence on all who come in contact with Chick-fil-A.
This panel is comprised of Georgia business leaders who understand the challenges of leading a successful organization.
Who should attend: CEO / CFO / Human Resources
- Sales and Use Tax for Georgia Manufacturers
Richard Warner will moderate the panel discussion.
This panel is comprised of Georgia business leaders who understand the challenges of maintaining a successful supply chain.
Who should attend: Purchasing / Engineering/ Operations / Logistics
- Transportation: Conway Amar, President, Transportation Club of Atlanta
This panel is comprised of Georgia business leaders who understand the challenges of maintaining a safe manufacturing operation.
Who should attend: Environmental, Health and Safety
- Environmental Regulations
|Gene Norman - Weather Safety
Certified Broadcast Meteorologist
Gene is a multiple Emmy and Associated Press award-winning meteorologist with more than 20 years of experience at NASA and on television. He’s guided viewers in Atlanta, Houston and Birmingham through some of the most dangerous weather conditions, including tornadoes, hurricane and ice storms.
|Tom Kirby - Developing a Winning Safety Culture
President and CEO for HR & EHS Professionals
Tom has almost 30 years in manufacturing with 23 years in HR and EHS leadership. Tom has worked with both small and large manufacturing companies from coast to coast helping them develop the 21st century work force they need to be successful.