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Building a Competitive Advantage Through Transformational Leadership

January 09, 2018
5:45 PM to 7:00 PM
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Caesar's Table
125 N Market
Wichita, KS 67202

Brent Edmisten will be the keynote speaker for this joint meeting with ISM.  Brent will be discussing how to build a competitive advantage through Leadership and Supply Chain practices.  He will also talk about how you as an individual can have an impact on the business and how to separate yourself as a valuable employee.


Brent Edmisten joined the Excel Industries leadership team as the Vice President of Global Supply Chain & Quality in July 2012. Brent’s role has evolved with various leadership responsibilities that now include Operations, Supply Chain Management, and Engineering. Beyond his current primary responsibilities, Brent has been a vital part of leading the company’s growth and serves on the Executive Strategic Planning Council.

Prior to Excel Industries, Brent has held executive leadership positions at Cessna Aircraft Company and Hawker Beechcraft Corporation as Vice President of Supply Chain Operations. He has almost 25 years of leadership experience as a Transformational Leader in the design, deployment, and leadership of leading edge organizations.

His many awards and accomplishments include the Purchasing Medal of Excellence in Supply Chain Management Award, numerous authored & published articles for magazines and other publications, a featured conference speaker, and past-present member of various University and non-profit boards.

Brent is a graduate of Friends University with an Executive MBA. He is also a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt, an APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP), an ISM Lifetime Certified Purchasing Manager (C.P.M.), & Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM). Brent has had extensive training and experience in helping companies transform their organizations companies to meet the competitive challenges. Brent and his wife Debbie of 26 years live in Wichita and have a daughter and son.



Caesar's Table, 125 N Market, Wichita, KS 67202

The main entrance for Caesars Table is on the East side of the building facing Market St.

There is parking for about fourteen cars in front and near the entrance.  There are about seven parking spaces on each side of Market Street to the East of the building.

There are about twelve parking spaces in the lot on the Northeast corner of Market & 1st St., just North of Weigand Realtor building. (It is the parking for the realty office)

There are about twenty parking spaces just South of the Commerce Bank parking garage just West of Main Street. Enter the alley just North of 125 No. Market. Proceed West to the alley, turn left and the lot is about 50’ and turn right into the lot.

Date: Tuesday, January 9, 2018

5:30 PM     Registration and social
5:45 PM     Buffet dinner
6:30 PM     Speaker
7:30 PM     Adjourn

Earn 1 Certification Maintenance Point for attendance at this event!

Registration Deadline: Monday, January 8, 2018 at noon.



$15.00 Dinner and speaker presentation (members)

$15.00 Dinner and speaker presentation (guests)

$5.00 Dinner and speaker presentation (student members only)

$0.00 Presentation only (members)

$0.00 Presentation only (guests)