Archive for Darigold

Chris Stockwell | Darigold

Chris Stockwell is the Senior Vice President of Supply Chain for Darigold, which is the marketing and processing subsidiary of the Northwest Dairy Association (NDA), owned by approximately 430 dairy farm families in Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana.

Chris is responsible for executing Darigold’s supply chain from farm-to-customer and is three years into Darigold’s transformation to a high-performing supply chain company. During this time, Darigold has insourced its 3PL and dedicated fleet, while also taking control of its international ingredient sales and distribution. To support this, Darigold tripled its supply chain organization to over 60 people, all while building new capabilities and systems to support the business.

Over his 30-year sourcing and supply chain career, Chris has worked for ConAgra, Paccar, Univar, Heinz, and General Electric. He spent his first 12 years focused in operations then shifted to strategic sourcing and procurement. Chris received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Washington and is a Six Sigma Master Black Belt.

He is passionate about building great teams, partnering across functions/companies, and driving value-added change. When not at work, Chris is an avid outdoorsman, coach, and father of four boys.  

Registration & Event Information:

  • $10 registration is for the TCT’s Scholarship Program and a single entry into a randomized drawing
  • Hosted through Zoom, link provided from TCT Executive Director email
  • Event starts at noon
  • $10 for each additional entry into a randomized drawing to support the TCT’s Scholarship Program
  • Register online, by email, or fill out the registration form

The TCT meets September through June on the second Monday of every month for networking, lunch and dynamic speakers on important issues to the transportation industry. Members, their guests and others are invited.

Thank you to all who contributed door prizes at our last meeting! All proceeds go toward TCT’s Scholarship Program.

Steve Hartmann | Lynden Transport

Steve Hartmann is Vice President, Sales & Marketing for Lynden Transport, Inc., the original operating unit of the Lynden Family of Companies.  Steve joined Lynden in 2011 and has worked within the trucking industry for over 40 years.  Prior to Lynden, Steve spent most of his time within the regional domestic LTL markets with Oak harbor Freight Lines and Mid-States Express.

Since joining Lynden, Steve’s expertise has included a working knowledge of the domestic off-shore markets, with a heavy focus on Alaska.  Steve and his wife Rochelle are the parents of six children and 13 grandchildren. Steve is a graduate of Brigham Young university, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics.

He is a past Chairman and serves as the Chairman Ex-Officio of the National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA) headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia.  He is a past President and Chairman of the Pacific Inland Tariff Bureau located in Portland, Oregon.  He is a resident of Bonney Lake. 

Carla Martin / Mary Bridge Item Drive

Once again March will be our annual Item Drive, benefiting Mary Bridge Children’s Foundation! Biggest need for 2020 is: Play-doh and Play-doh Gadgets, Books and Matchbox / Hotwheels toys. Please see our Carla Martin / Mary Bridge Item Drive page for more information and ideas on what is in the greatest need!  

 

Registration & Event Information:

  • Emerald Queen Casino Ballroom & Conference Center 5580 Pacific Hwy East, Fife, WA 98424 (The Ballroom & Conference Center is located West of the Casino across the parking lot)
  • 11:15 am  Registration/networking
  • 11:45 am  Lunch served
  • Cost is $25 prepaid 3 days prior to the event, drawing is an additional $5 for 6 tickets ** Additional $10 for walk-in members, member sales on day of event, and non-members
  • Register online, by email, or fill out the registration form

The TCT meets September through June on the second Monday of every month for networking, lunch and dynamic speakers on important issues to the transportation industry. Members, their guests and others are invited.

Thank you to all who contributed door prizes at our last meeting! All proceeds go toward TCT’s Scholarship Program.

Future luncheons:

  • April 13th: Foss Maritime