Event Schedule

Event Schedule

4:00 p.m. - 4:20 p.m.
Student Check-In

Please make sure that you have your Student ID out and ready to be scanned in to the event attendance system.  We cannot guarantee that students who do not have their Id with them will be officially counted in the attendance.


4:30 p.m. - 4:40 p.m.
Welcome and Introduction:

Diana Lawson,  Dean, The Seidman College of Business


4:40 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Keynote Address:

An executive from one of our corporate participants will deliver the keynote address focusing on the necessary skills and experiences required to be successful.

  • Jeff Gustinis, Complex Director | Apparel, PDA & Central Fills, Meijer,


5:00 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.
Panel Discussion:

Students will be exposed to business professionals in the areas of Human Resource Management, International Business, Management Information Systems, Operations Management and Supply Chain Management.  Senior Executives will spend time answering student questions on various topics. 

  • Kim Shriver, Vice President Talent Management & HR Technology, Perrigo
  • Niki Ramirez, University Relations, Kellogg's
  • Spencer Covey, Owner, Greetology
  • Kaushik Nag, Director |Talent Acquisition, Employee Benefits, Wellness and Global Change Management, Amway
  • John Ulrich, Supply Chain Manager, Lacks Trim Systems
  • Michael Hollern, Director, Global Procurement Services, Steelcase

    Moderated: Dr. Tim Syfert, Clinical Affiliate Faculty, GVSU

5:45 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Students will have the opportunity to network with the individual corporate participants. Business attire is appropriate; bring your resume!


Corporate Participants, such as:




BluJay Solutions

Cintas Corporation

Consolidated Electrical Distributors 

Dayton Freight Lines

Enterprise Holdings



Herman Miller

Holland Inc

J.B. Hunt Transport

Kellogg Company

Lacks Trim Systems


Mondelez International

Northwestern Mutual



Service Express

Spectrum Health

Steelcase, Inc.

Supply Chain Solutions

Transcorr Logistics

Verizon Wireless


Wolverine World Wide, Inc.

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