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Supply Chain Summit 2024


The Mt. SAC Management Department is proud to host the Supply Chain Summit 2024! Immerse yourself in an evening dedicated to everything supply chain. Explore lucrative careers, unlock scholarship possibilities, and connect with students and faculty from Mt. SAC, Cal Poly Pomona, and Cal State Fullerton. Engage with accomplished industry professionals and executives who have risen to the top in logistics. Students will have the opportunity to ask questions through a Q&A format. Learn what tools are needed and how to succeed in the world of Supply Chain. Don't miss this exclusive event shaping the next generation of supply chain leaders!

April 25, Thursday at 5:00PM
Heritage Hall (Bldg. 744)
Parking and Directions from I-10 and I-57
Complimentary refreshments will be served
We will be raffling off gift cards, prizes, & swag! 

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Access Accommodations

To request reasonable disability related accommodations, please contact us at least five (5) business days in advance of the event.

About the Speakers


Dr. Martha Garcia


Mt. San Antonio College
President/CEO

Website: Mt. San Antonio College President

Dr. Martha Garcia


As the 10th President/CEO of Mt. San Antonio College, she is the first President of color for the College, as well as the second female President. Dr. Martha Garcia is driven to serve the students, whose experiences often reflect her own.

Dr. Garcia was the first in her family to pursue higher education, getting her start at a community college. Her parents, both from Mexico, worked as farmworkers so their children could have better opportunities in life.

Dr. Garcia is committed to the transformative power of higher education and student-centered leadership. The values she learned from her parents – hard work, perseverance, honesty, and respect – guide and inspire her.

Prior to joining Mt. SAC, Dr. Garcia was the Superintendent/President of College of the Desert (COD). Before joining COD, Dr. Garcia served as Superintendent/President of Imperial Valley College in Imperial, California, where she developed numerous programs to remove barriers to student success.

To help students facing food and housing insecurity, she helped create a tiny housing community, student food pantry, and food distribution program on campus. She also secured more than $23 million in grants to support the creation of innovative programs and services.

In her 21 years at Imperial Valley College, Dr. Garcia also served as Vice President of Student Services, Acting Vice President of Academic Services, and Special Projects Coordinator overseeing Career Education programs. She was named one of the 2018 Distinguished Woman of the Year by Assemblyman Eduardo Garcia.

Dr. Garcia holds a Doctorate of Education in Educational Leadership from San Diego State University, a Master’s Degree in Educational Counseling from National University, a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice Administration from San Diego State University, and an Associate Degree from Imperial Valley College.

She also serves or has served in leadership roles on boards and task forces of numerous organizations, including the California Association of Latino Community College Trustees and Administrators, Community College League of California Committees, and the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Implementation Workgroup.


Jennifer Galbraith


Mt. San Antonio College
Dean of Business Division

Website: Mt. San Antonio College Business Division

Jennifer Galbraith


Jennifer Galbraith is a product of Community College. She was a first generation college student at Chaffey College where she earned an Associate’s Degree in Mathematics. Jennifer has been a full-time employee of Mt San Antonio College since 1988, when she started as a full-time professor in the Mathematics Department after having received a Master’s Degree in Pure Mathematics from Cal Poly Pomona.

Jennifer Galbraith has several years of faculty leadership experience while at Mt. San Antonio College. She served as Department Chair of the Mathematics and Computer Science Department for three years. After that experience she became involved in campus leadership for over 14 years. Jennifer served as Vice President and President of the Faculty Association as well as being a member of the Academic Senate’s Executive Board. During this period she was Lead Negotiator for the Faculty Association for six years and Grievance Chair for six years. Jennifer received the position of Interim Associate Dean of Business in August of 2013. That led to the position of Associate Dean. Jennifer has been the Dean of the Business Division since May, 2015. In this role she leads a Division of 5 Departments with 12 programs, the Center of Excellence, the Child Development Center, and the Carl D. Perkins Grant. Additionally, Jennifer was the District’s Lead Negotiator for several Faculty Negotiations. She is currently the District's voting member for the Los Angeles Regional Consortium.


Derek Dokter


Mt. San Antonio College
Professor

Website: Mt. San Antonio College Accounting & Management Department

Derek Dokter


Derek Dokter is an engaging and creative professor at Mt. San Antonio College with a proven record of performance by focusing on motivating students to achieve higher learning goals. Derek is an avid professor who promotes community connections to add value to students in the marketplace.

Derek is known to effectively meet the needs of faculty and students by successful problem-solving, organizational skills, and excellent communication. He has a passion for providing an inclusive environment that includes positive interaction, a trusted setting, and technology advance experience.


Dr. Yuanjie He


Cal Poly Pomona, College of Business Administration
Department Chair & Professor

Website: Cal Poly Pomona, College of Business Administration

Dr. Yuanjie He


Dr. Yuanjie He is a professor and department chair of Technology and Operations Management (TOM) Department, College of Business Administration, Cal Poly Pomona. He is also the program director of the MS Business Analytics and MS Digital Supply Chain Management programs.

Dr. He received his Ph.D. in Operations from Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University in 2005, his master’s degree in system engineering and bachelor’s degree in Engineering Economics from Tianjin University, China, in 2000. His main teaching interests are supply chain management and business analytics related areas. He is an active member of professional societies such as DSI, ASCM, CSCMP, and ICISA.

Dr. He is a recognized scholar in the areas of supply chain management and sustainability with over twenty journal articles published in high quality journals and was the recipient of Inaugural Jagdish N. Sheth Award for Scholarship Excellence in 2019.

 

 


Mario Munoz


Southern California Edison
Head of Procurement

Supply Chain - The Future is Bright

WebsiteSouthern California Edison

Mario Munoz


Mario Munoz is a seasoned Supply Chain leader with experience across various industries including utilities, energy, healthcare, financial services, and consulting. Proven success in procurement transformation, stakeholder management, and delivering bottom line savings. He provides consulting services and expert advise to C-Level leaders at start-ups and Fortune 500 Companies.

Areas of Expertise:
Utilities Supply Chain * Healthcare Supply Chain. * High Level Negotiations * Strategic Sourcing & Procurement * Process Improvement * Procurement Technology * Vendor Management * Problem Solving & Analytics *Talent Development * Team Leadership & Motivation * Stakeholder Relations * Strategic Planning & Execution * Trusted Advisor * C-Level Interface * GPO strategies * Distribution Networks * Continuous Improvement * Operations Management


Student Speakers


Alfred Chan


DMA Scholarship in Supply Chain Management 
Awardee/Recipient

WebsiteMt. SAC Supply Chain Management

Alfred Chao


Alfred Chao is a 75 year-old retired nephrologist who found a passion in the supply chain and logistics industry. He attended Mt. SAC to pursue a career in supply chain and was awarded the DMA scholarship.

Alfred's passion for the industry stems from his relatives who are from the city of Yiwu in China’s Zhejiang Province. This province was heavily involved in trade with nations in Africa, Europe, and the U.S. before the pandemic.

Alfred aims to promote true friendships and continued partnerships between the China and the United States. Alfred continues to enjoy learning about new things and is currently trying to learn to fly a Cessna 72.


Matthew Wong


Cal Poly Pomona, CSCMP
(Council of Supply Chain Management)
President

Empowering Futures: Community with CSCMP at CPP

Website: Cal Poly Pomona, CSCMP

Matthew Wong


Matthew Wong is a sophomore at Cal Poly Pomona, majoring in Business administration – Technology Operations Management. As the president of the Cal Poly chapter of the Council for Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), he is focusing on building connections with industry professionals, students, and related student organizations. 

A southern California native, Matthew enjoys travel, film photography, and crafts with various media. He co-created and leads a local middle school youth group. 

 


Nathan Addleman


Cal State Fullerton, Association for Operations & Supply Chain Management
President

Bridging Success: From Community College to CSUF

Website: CSUF Association for Operations & Supply Chain Management

Nathan Addleman


Nathan Addleman discovered his passion for supply chain management at 15 while working in a warehouse. At Cal State University, Fullerton, he completed three internships in warehouse management, transportation logistics, and subcontract procurement. He's secured a full-time position at Northrop Grumman starting in August.

At CSUF, Nathan holds significant roles: President of AOSCM (Fullerton's supreme business management club focusing in operations and supply chain management), a member of the Business Student Advisory Board advising the Dean, and Director of Operations for Titan Consulting.


Alex Sicat


Mt. San Antonio College, AFM Club
(Accounting, Finance, and Management)

President

Website: Mt. SAC AFM Club

SoCal CSCMP
(
Counsil of Supply Chain Management)
Hospitality Chair

Unlocking Potential - Your Key to Real World Success

Website: SoCal CSCMP

Alexandra Sicat


Alexandra Sicat is a resilient and ambitious individual currently pursuing her associate's degree in Business Administration at Mt. San Antonio College with a goal to focus on Accounting for her Bachelor's Degree. Currently serving as the Accounting, Finance, and Management - Business Club President, Alexandra showcases her leadership skills and commitment to fostering a vibrant business community within the college. Her role extends beyond campus as a board member of the SoCal CSCMP (Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals), where she holds the position of Hospitality Chair. This involvement in a professional organization underscores her proactive engagement with industry professionals and her dedication to making meaningful contributions to the broader business landscape.

Alexandra's diverse background from living in the United Arab Emirates for more than 10 years has cultivated her adaptability and effective communication skills, making her a natural collaborator in multicultural environments. Her commitment to continuous learning is evident in her proactive exploration of different work areas as she is working to get her Tax Certification as well as a Certificate in Supply Chain Management. Known for being hardworking, goal-oriented, and dependable, Alexandra takes pride in her experiences leading diverse teams. With a strong foundation in international education and a passion for business, she is poised to make a significant impact in the professional world.


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Parking and Directions from I-10 and I-57

Questions? Contact Derek Dokter | ddokter@mtsac.edu