Welcome New Members!

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:

  • Edward Smith
  • Joan Latham
  • Shanna Naismith
  • Brandon Whipkey
  • Hunter Lane
  • Adrian Gonzalez
  • Charles Berry

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.Whatever your professional needs, APICS has a membership for you.

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APICS Tampa Bay proudly sponsors the Manufacturing 5K Run or Walk for Education!

The 4th Annual Manufacturing 5K Run or Walk for Education will be held on Sunday, October 28, 2018. This is a chip timed running event (certified 5K course) that will run on the roads of Safety Harbor. The course will provide stunning views and an opportunity to run a personal best time! Participants will receive: Participant T-Shirt, Bib, Timing Chip, Finisher Medal, & post race snacks. Awards will be given to the top 3 overall Male & Female runners in the 5K.

New for 2018 is a FREE untimed Kids Dash (1/4 Mile) for ages 3 to 8.

Register here!

Join us at APICS 2018!

Influence, Inspire, Innovate At APICS 2018!

Join us in Chicago for APICS 2018, the leading supply chain conference! This year’s conference takes place from September 30 – October 2, 2018.  Chicago is a city unlike any other; the perfect venue to highlight the industry, innovation and forward-thinking that APICS is known for.  The conference takes place right in the heart of the city, right on the Chicago River, and steps from Michigan Avenue at the Hyatt Regency Chicago.

September 30–October 2, 2018
Chicago, Illinois

Register today!

Meet the President! 

We are excited to have Patti Gander serve as the Chapter President.

Patti has both an MBA and a Master of Management. She is a subject matter expert in several areas. Patti has developed training curricula covering topics in Lean Manufacturing, Business Process Improvement, and Quality Best Practices as well as areas in project management, management and leadership development. Patti is a seasoned business veteran holding positions of quality manager, operations manager, lean implementation manager, plant manager and vice president of operations. She is a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and has been employed in both commercial and military manufacturing environments.

Patti is currently an adjunct instructor for the University of South Florida (USF) teaching courses in HR Management, Principles of Management, Organizational Assessment, Organizational Behavior and Negotiation. Ms. Gander is the author of “Finding the Gaps in you Dominoes” published by Great River Learning. The book is specific to the topic of organizational assessments.   In addition, Ms. Gander was previously employed by the University of Phoenix as an adjunct instructor teaching courses in Foundations of Business, Supervision & Leadership, Organizational Theory and Critical Thinking.

Ms. Gander has served as a Florida State Sterling Examiner. She holds board level positions in SMTA, APICS and is working on the formation of the Florida West Coast Manufacturing Community Partnership.

New Members: August 2018

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:

  • Barbara Shaw
  • Jeffrey Long
  • Paula Camara
  • Christy Mitchell
  • Andrew Penn
  • Nicholas Lannigan
  • Brian Sparks
  • Staci Gardner

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.Whatever your professional needs, APICS has a membership for you.

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New Members: March 2018

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:

  • Affan Ahmad
  • John Cotilletta
  • Robyn Elliott
  • Wade Harper
  • Marc Maseman
  • Cara McCown
  • Anastasia Paluch
  • Angel Sanchez
  • Rebecca Tyse

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.Whatever your professional needs, APICS has a membership for you.

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New Members: February 2018

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:

  • Marcus Brown
  • Julie Julian
  • Christian Leopold
  • Shelli Muncy
  • Jean Richelieu
  • Jorge Soto

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.Whatever your professional needs, APICS has a membership for you.

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