2015-2016 Member Recognition

COY 2015-2016 Molex

During the June 14th Professional Development Meeting, the following Member Recognition took place:

Chapter Service Award: Bob Walker, CPIM

Member of the Year: Michelle Perkins

Company of the Year: Molex Corporation

Instructor of the Year: Greg Foskey, CPIM, CIRM, CSCP




If you attend just one supply chain conference this year, make it APICS 2016.

APICS 2016 is THE conference for professionals from all sides of the value chain, where you’ll gain relevant knowledge, foster relationships, explore trends, debate challenges and heighten efficiency. (more…)

Date: September 25, 2016—September 27, 2016
Event: APICS 2016
Venue: Washington Marriott Wardman Park
Location: Washington DC
Public: Public
Registration: Click here to register.

2016-2017 Chapter Officers Announcement

APICS Tampa Bay 2013 LOGO Vertical SmallAPICS Tampa Bay is pleased to announce the elected officers for the 2016-2017 APICS year:

President:Michelle Perkins president@apicstampabay.org
Executive Vice President:  executive@apicstampabay.org
Secretary: Patti Gander secretary@apicstampabay.org
Vice President of Education: Patti Gander education@apicstampabay.org
Vice President of Programs: programs@apicstampabay.org
Vice President of Membership: Joseph O’Neil membership@apicstampabay.org
Vice President of Marketing: James Moore marketing@apicstampabay.org


Aligning the Supply Chain

A Serious Game?

Research shows that misalignment is one of the biggest issues companies face today. The result is poor execution of company strategy and an under performing supply chain.

Breaking through departmental silos and creating supply chain awareness and is a considerable challenge. To achieve this cultural change objective, blended learning may be a most suitable approach. One where theory and practice combine with hard and soft skills in simulated real life experience.


Date: September 13, 2016
Time: 5:30 - 8:00 PM
Event: September 2016 Professional Development Meeting
Venue: DoubleTree Hotel Tampa Airport Westshore
Location: 4500 W. Cypress Street
Tampa, FL 33607
Public: Public
Registration: Click here to register.

New Members: July 2016

In today’s fast-paced business environment, many supply chain and operations management professionals just like you join APICS Tampa Bay.

membership_box2The Board of Directors would like to welcome our newest members:

  • Joe Arcaro
  • Roopa Bommidi
  • Tony Cambria
  • Paul Canney
  • Caitlin Conway
  • Christopher Dolan
  • Nick Donatini
  • Mike Dymond
  • Alicia Gaines
  • Gregory Garrigues
  • James Gresbach
  • Buck Jones
  • Brandon Journey
  • Michele Lauer
  • Mark Rapien
  • Gandhi Vatsal
  • Peggy Williams

APICS offers a broad range of memberships to help you achieve your professional goals-whether you’re joining as an individual or company or just getting started in your career. (more…)

Career Webinar:
10 Principles for Manufacturing Leadership Success

10 Principles for Leadership SuccessCongratulations! You’re an aspiring, emerging or experienced manufacturing leader and you just assumed a new leadership position. However, you’re having the following thoughts:

  • I’m in unfamiliar territory!
  • Where do I begin?
  • Do I continue to do the things the way I always have, after all, I was just promoted?

You’re in the chair, now what?

According to Marshall Goldsmith “What got you here, won’t get you there.” So how do you ensure success? You need a plan!


Date: September 17, 2016
Time: 8:00-9:00 AM EDT
Event: Career Webinar: 10 Principles for Manufacturing Leadership Success
Public: Public
Registration: Click here to register.