2011 Conference Presenters

Todd Everett

Vice President of Operations

Newgistics, Inc.


E-tail Revolution

E-tailers are one of the fastest growing segments of the economy, far outpacing their bricks-and-mortar counterparts. This shift is having dramatic effects in all segments of the supply chain. Everett will cover the emerging supply chain trends and challenges in the rapidly growing internet retail industry.



Todd Everett is the Vice President of Operations for Newgistics, Inc., a shipping company specializing in small parcel delivery and returns services for online retailers based in Austin, Texas. Everett joined Newgistics in 2005 with an accomplished background in supply chain management and logistics. Prior to joining Newgistics, Everett spent the previous nine years of his career with Intel Corporation where he had responsibility for the company’s outsourced transportation and logistics functions for North and South America.


Everett is responsible for the company’s logistics network strategy, including transportation and national facility operations. He is a graduate of the College of Business at Iowa State University with a degree in transportation and logistics. He also serves as a member of the college’s Supply Chain and Information Systems departmental advisory board.


Anita Norian

Worldwide Vice President

Kemin Industries, Inc.


Kemin Food Grade Oleoresin Supply

Sourcing oleoresin from farms around the world presents many logistics challenges… and opportunities for innovation. Challenges include securing growers, ensuring appropriate farming standards and optimizing production. More difficult challenges include the weather, yield variance and competing crop uses. Norian will discuss how the innovation of the oleoresin supply chain has helped to reduce risk and ensure supply for Kemin.



Anita Norian is Worldwide Vice President for Kemin Industries, Inc. and is located at Kemin’s global headquarters in Des Moines, Iowa. She graduated from the College of Business Iowa State University with degrees in both transportation and logistics and accounting. She began her career in public accounting with McGladrey & Pullen where she obtained her CPA and later completed her MBA.


Prior to joining Kemin, Norian worked with DuPont and Pioneer in various roles which included corporate strategy, investor relations, mergers and acquisitions, product development and marketing as well as launching the financial competitive intelligence competency.

A native of Des Moines, Iowa, Norian serves as Co-President for the Board of Directors for Bergman Academy, Board Treasurer for Metro Art Association and Board Vice-President for Ballet Des Moines.


Bill Stoufer


ConAgra Mills


Innovation in a Mature Industry

Innovation is helping ConAgra Mills win in today’s food industry. Stoufer, recently named President of ConAgra Mills, will present information about transportation innovation-only events, how supply chain innovation wins with customers, and a brief overview of ConAgra Mills.



Bill Stoufer is the President of ConAgra Mills. He has worked with ConAgra Foods in varying roles for more than 20 years. He began working in ConAgra Mills’ logistics group and became manager of transportation in five years. He held various responsibilities in sales, reaching Vice President of Sales in 2004. In 2005, Stoufer moved into the newly created position of Vice President of Supply Chain for ConAgra Mills. In October 2010, he was promoted to President.


Stoufer is a graduate of the College of Business at Iowa State University with a degree in transportation and logistics.


David Salentine

Supply Chain Manager, FMSCO and

Lean Manager, Display and Graphics

3M Company


Supply Chain Innovations: We Must Think Differently

When developing new supply chains or revamping established ones, it can be too easy to fall into the status quo of supply chain management. Salentine will discuss how important it is to think differently and innovate your supply chain.



David Salentine is the Supply Chain Manager for the Film Division, and the Lean Manager for the Display and Graphics Division, of 3M Company in St. Paul, Minnesota. He is also the Chair-Elect of the company’s internal Supply Chain Forum. Salentine has more than 25 years of manufacturing and supply chain experience with 3M. He interned with the company in 1984 and joined full-time as an Inventory Accountant in 1985.


Salentine’s other roles with 3M have included Senior Materials Control Analyst, Project Leader for Tape Flags, Warehouse General Supervisor, and Global Capacity Manager, among others. He assumed his current role in 2008.


Salentine obtained a degree in Production Management from St. Cloud State University. He achieved his APICS CPIM certification in 1991.