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Supply Management: An Evening with the Executives

February 8, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

ISM-Central Florida invites you to join us on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at 5:30 PM to hear from local supply management leaders as we explore various supply chain topics.  Throughout the evening, we will be focusing on topics such as risk, corporate social responsibility, system capabilities & technologies, and business acumen and supply managements role within each.

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5:30pm – 6:30pm: Social Networking – Hors D’oeuvres will be served and each registered attendee will receive 2 complimentary drink tickets.

6:30pm – 8:00pm: Panel Event

Directions: Once you arrive at the guard shack, you can park in the “student parking” lot on your left. Once parked, walk past the water fountain and into the courtyard area. The event will be located in the breezeway near room 110. Please refer to the campus map for further clarification.


Rick Wertsching is Vice President, Strategic Sourcing for Disney Theme Parks & Resorts.  He leads global strategy for Walt Disney Parks & Resorts in Florida, California, Hong Kong, Paris, and Shanghai.  In 1996 he joined ESPN as the Director of Sourcing and Procurement. He was subsequently promoted to Vice President, Sourcing and Procurement of Media Networks prior to transferring to Theme Parks and Resorts in 2005.




Doug Milanes was named Chief Supply Chain Officer for Darden in May 2015. He is responsible for sourcing, distribution, and quality assurance for all Darden concepts. Doug’s team of supply professionals manages over $2 billion in non-food expenditures on an annual basis. The supply team sources more than 26 million cases of product from 1,500 vendors in 10 countries around the world.




Dawn Luttrell has been in the Supply Chain industry for over 20 years. She began as a buyer, then moved into sourcing. Recently, Dawn served as Senior Director of Indirect Sourcing, Contract Administration & Logistics at SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, serving 12 domestic theme parks including the SeaWorld, Discovery Cove, Busch Gardens, Aquatica, and Sesame Place brands. Previous to SeaWorld. Dawn was a Sourcing Leader with The Walt Disney Company. While there, she led the marketing, entertainment and print sourcing team. She also supported FF&E, sourcing furnishings for over 20,000 guest rooms at the Walt Disney World Resort, Hong Kong Disneyland Resort & Disney Vacation Club.

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February 8, 2017
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm


UCF Rosen College of Hospitality
9907 Universal Blvd
Orlando, FL 32819 United States
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