Contingent Staffing 2017

July 10 - 12, 2017

W Atlanta Midtown, GA

1.888.482.6012

Our Speakers

We're already at work booking an industry-leading roster of speakers for 2017 - keep an eye on this page for updates.

If you would be interested in being a part of Contingent Staffing, we would love to hear from you.

Click Here to view the list of speakers from our 2016 event.

Speakers

 Sunil Bagai 
Founder & CEO 
Crowdstaffing
 Natalie Beaver 
Program Manager Contingent, Workforce Strategy & Operations 
Visa
Jason Bonetti
 Jason Bonetti 
Contingent Workforce Program Specialist 
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc.
Alex Brown
 Alex Brown 
Chief Procurement Officer 
GlobalFoundries
Kanita H. Brown
 Kanita H. Brown 
Managing Partner; 
K.H. Brown Solutions
Jay Brun
 Jay Brun 
Principal Sourcing Analyst 
MISO Supply Management
Jay is a dynamic sourcing professional with over 20 years of experience as a procurement leader in businesses across diverse industries including consumer products, chemical distribution and utilities. 

He has extensive experience in partnering with business leaders and management teams in identifying and implementing sustainable and measurable supply chain business initiatives that delivered significant process and cost improvements. These improvements span numerous categories such as Facilities Management, Contingent Labor, IT, Telecommunications, and Professional Services & Technical Consulting.
Jason Cammorata
 Jason Cammorata 
Director, Strategic Sourcing 
MDC Partners
Jean Castleberry
 Jean Castleberry 
Director of Contingent Staffing 
Lash Group
 Kimberly Chastang-Lee 
Director, Global Procurement 
Mattel
Tandra Davis
 Tandra Davis 
SVP of Procurement and Administration 
Ipsos
Brandee Faille
 Brandee Faille 
Director of Recruiting 
Cerner Corporation
Patrick Gaynor
 Patrick Gaynor 
Global Sourcing Manager, Procurement Technical Service Solutions 
IBM
Gijo George
 Gijo George 
Director, Strategic Sourcing 
Americold
With over twenty years of experience in Sales, Procurement, Supply Chain, and  IT Applications, Gijo George now serves Americold Logistics LLC, as the Director of Strategic Sourcing. Based in Atlanta, GA, his team supports Americolds’ 170+ global facilities executing procurement strategies on a daily basis. 

He inherited the VMS/MSP program two years ago with less than 10% adoption and now manages a stable and industry-leading multi-million dollar program; including both traditional Contingent Workforce and SOW programs. Prior to Americold, Gijo worked for Rock-Tenn, The Home Depot, The Hackett Group, GeP, and consulted for several Fortune 500 companies.

He holds a Master’s Degree in International Business from Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kerala, India and a Master’s in Computer Applications from IGNOU, India. Gijo also serves on the Procurement Advisory Board for CoreTrust (GPO). You can reach him at Gijo.George@americold.com.
Jim Golden
 Jim Golden 
Vice President of Global Sales 
Geometric Results, Inc.
Kim Graziano
 Kim Graziano 
Contingent Workforce Manager 
VMWare
Andrea Grex
 Andrea Grex 
Program Manager, HR Operations 
Wolters Kluwer
Natasha Gurevich
 Natasha Gurevich 
Senior Director, Enterprise Sourcing 
McKesson
Courtney Hendricks
 Courtney Hendricks 
Category Manager 
IHG
Jim Holcomb
 Jim Holcomb 
Contingent Staffing Professional 
Wipro
Morgan Hoogvelt
 Morgan Hoogvelt 
Director, Global Talent Acquisition 
Acelity
Charles Hughes
 Charles Hughes 
Director, Field Services 
Walgreens
Nancy Kallusch
 Nancy Kallusch 
Head of Contingent Staffing 
Gilead Sciences
Joel Kammeyer
 Joel Kammeyer 
Program Manager, Contingent Workforce 
Cerner Corporation
Dan Khublall
 Dan Khublall 
Director, Global Contingent Labor & Fieldglass Process 
Thomas Reuters
Michael Koontz
 Michael Koontz 
Category Manager 
Lowes Corporation, Inc.
Ryan Kretchmer
 Ryan Kretchmer 
Program Manager of Global Labor & Consulting 
MetLife
Ryan began his career on the customer support team of Pontoon Solutions where he first was exposed to the world of contingent labor. Moving quickly from his initial job role he held different positions over two years within the relationship management team with a focus on the implementation of SOW VMS solutions before he was moved to the client side to help lead the program in Cisco’s procurement team.

Reaching a steady state with the program at Cisco Ryan then found his way to MetLife and over the past year has been helping them with the rollout and direction of their non-employee management program.
Clay Lewis
 Clay Lewis 
Vendor Executive, GHR 
Bank of America
Clay Lewis is the executive responsible for the Talent Acquisition vendor portfolio within Global Human Resources.  Lewis is accountable for nearly 200 partner relationships and the operational management of over $1B in annual labor expense.  He and team ensure the bank’s diverse lines of business are able to attract and retain high quality talent.

Lewis’ career with Bank of America began in 2002 as a project manager supporting retail management training and development. Before joining the HR Shared Services organization in 2015, he held various HR leadership roles in Learning, Leadership Development and Staffing. Lewis holds a Bachelors degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Masters degree in Business Administration from the McColl School of Business at Queens University of Charlotte.  He is also a certified Six Sigma Green Belt.

Lewis lives in Charlotte, NC where he serves on the McColl School Alumni Association board and volunteers with organizations including The First Tee of Greater Charlotte.
Karen Lymn
 Karen Lymn 
Category Manager – Indirect Strategic Sourcing 
Cox Communications
Carmen Malatino
 Carmen Malatino 
Sr. Director, Sales Operations and Corporate Marketing 
PRO Unlimited
Charles Marshall
 Charles Marshall 
Humorous Motivational Speaker 
Various Speaking Engagements
Charles Marshall is one of the most popular humorous motivational speakers speaking today and has over 20 years experience speaking to audiences all over the United States.  Each year, Charles travels 100,000 miles to perform in over 100 corporate and civic venues from New York to California.  His animated delivery and original observations have captivated over 1,000 audiences over the past two decades, including many Fortune 500 companies.

He is the author of several books including: The Seven Powers of Success and I’m Not Crazy But I Might Be A Carrier. He also has produced and performed two full-length comedy videos, Fully Animated and I’m Just Sayin’!

Henry Murphy III
 Henry Murphy III 
Sr. Manager, Global Sourcing & Procurement, Contingent Labor 
Shire Pharmaceuticals
Henry Murphy III is Sr. Manager, Global Sourcing & Procurement Contingent Labor & HR for Shire (formerly Baxalta).   He has been active in the areas of Contingent Labor and HR procurement for over 15 years.  His international experience includes developing successful global Contingent Labor and HR procurement programs for many of the top fortune 100 companies, including Allstate Insurance, United Airlines, Zurich Financial, and most recently Tyson Foods.  

Mr. Murphy is also President of Relational Procurement Management Inc., which provides consulting services to organizations around the areas of effective supplier relationship management, cross-functional team dynamics and building global procurement functions.
He has been a frequent contributor to industry conferences and publications on the topic.

 Bill Patton 
Regional Category Manager 
DHL - Global Business Services
John Proverbs
 John Proverbs 
Head of Procurement 
KLA - Tencor
Joseph Richardson
Dr. Joseph Richardson 
President & CEO 
Professional Purchasing Partners
Dan Rothberg
 Dan Rothberg 
Sr. Vice President 
Workspend Inc.
Marc Ruzicka
 Marc Ruzicka 
Senior Manager of Strategic Sourcing and Procurement 
Walmart
Marc Ruzicka, PhD currently is a Senior Manager of Indirect Procurement at Walmart in San Bruno, California.  Previous work experience includes Ford Motor Company and as an Assistant Professor at the University of Tennessee’s Haslam College of Business.

Marc has a Bachelor's degree from Michigan State University; a Master's degree from the University of Notre Dame, and a Doctorate from Arizona State University. He has earned two professional certifications:  Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) with the Institute of Supply Management (ISM) and Certification in Production and Inventory Management with the American Production and Inventory Control Society.  

Volunteer experiences includes being a White Suiter for the Tournament of Roses in Pasadena, California.

Carry T. Swan
 Carry T. Swan 
Leader, Global Non-Employee Program 
Wells Fargo
Carry Swan is a VP, Business Initiatives Manager responsible for leading the Global Nonemployee Program within Global Payroll Services a part of Corporate HR. He has been with Wells Fargo for 14 year and served in a number of global HR and Finance leadership roles.
 
Carry’s global team (Philippines, Ireland and US) of 17 compliance, business systems consultants and operations oversee the policies, processes and systems that support the Global Nonemployee workforce of over 37,000 US and international managed (temp agencies) and non-managed resources (vendors).

Prior to joining the Global Nonemployee Program, Carry managed the Wells Fargo Transition Methodology within Enterprise Global Services, Program Governance.  An enterprise solution that enables lines of business to identify and mitigate process risks as they transition work across geographies by ensuring that legal, regulatory and compliance requirements are met. 

In addition, Carry led the merger integration of Wells Fargo/Wachovia Global Assignment program, including but not limited to benchmarking, review, formulation of recommendations and support for changes. Developed and set strategic direction of the global mobility program taking into account current and future needs, customer delivery and satisfaction requirements, cost, the assignee experience, and immigration matters. Carry has also worked within international HR as an Sr.HR Global Business Partner, and International Compensation and Benefits Consultant in tenure with Wachovia. 

Prior to joining Wells Fargo, Carry worked with Deloitte as a Senior International HR Consultant for five years in the International Assignment Services group in Detroit Dallas. 

Dustin Talley
 Dustin Talley 
Director, Solutions Design 
MBO Partners
Karen Thrasher
 Karen Thrasher 
Manager, People Department 
Southwest Airlines
Serene Vivadelli
 Serene Vivadelli 
Manager Vendor Procurement - Resource Capacity Management 
Dignity Health
Serene Vivadelli is the Manager, Vendor Management Procurement for IT at Dignity Health, the fifth largest health system in the US.  In her role she is responsible for overseeing both contract labor and non-contract labor IT vendors both tactically and strategically.  This includes leading the “best-in-class” Managed Service Provider (Bartech)/ Vendor Management System (Fieldglass) program which manages the identification, engagement, payment and on/off-boarding of the 400+ professional service contractors engaged by IT.
Located in Phoenix, Arizona, Serene has a BS in Advertising and Business and also has her CCWP certification.

Michael Werblun
 Michael Werblun 
CEO 
ZeroChaos
Wendy Wu
 Wendy Wu 
Associate Director of Global HR Services Procurement 
Merck
Michael Dunlap
 Michael Dunlap 
Event Director 
ProcureCon
Mike is experienced in both procurement and meetings/event management, having worked with companies such as Citibank, Ernst and Young (EY) and several non-profit associations.  While at Citi, Mike worked on various procurement change management initiatives related to saves reporting, contract auditing, and contract management. Mike’s event management experience spans gala dinners, association meetings and street parades/festivals.

Mike is looking forward to leveraging his expertise to create an educational, insightful, and entertaining experience for ProcureCon Travel’s delegates, speakers, and sponsors.  Outside of ProcureCon you can find Mike on the slopes in Italy, Canada, US, and Switzerland in the never-ending pursuit of fresh powder.