ABOUT THE SUMMIT

Speakers & Presenters

Keynote Speakers

Noel Massie

President of Package Operations

Noel Massie serves as UPS’s U.S. Operations Manager. In this role, Massie supports and guides all package delivery and logistics services in the United States.

Born and raised in Oakland, CA, Massie attended San Jose State University’s School of Engineering before receiving a bachelor’s degree in business management from La Salle University. READ MORE

Rebecca Salt

Director of Worlwide Public Relations for Amazon Operations

Rebecca Salt joined Amazon in 2015 as director of public relations across Europe focused on enhancing the company’s reputation and celebrating the stories of the thousands of great employees delivering smiles for customers. In June 2017, Rebecca moved to Seattle to take on a global role for Amazon leading community engagement and media activity across the global customer fulfillment business. While much of her focus remains on North America and Europe, she is also responsible for the growing Asia business and has built a connected public relations team to support the global business and the communities where our associates live and work around the world. READ MORE

Gregory Healy, MBA

SVP Logistics & Supply Chain, Colliers International

Gregory Healy serves as the Senior Vice President of Logistics and Supply Chain Consulting at Colliers International. Gregg is responsible providing consulting services to Colliers clients in the areas of network analysis, location site selection, facility design, process improvements, systems implementation and 3PL outsourcing. READ MORE

Presenters and Panelists

LaDonna DiCamillo

Regional Assistant Vice President State Government Affairs, BNSF

LaDonna DiCamillo is the Regional Assistant Vice President for BNSF Railway Company in Los Angeles. Ms. DiCamillo works with California communities to address rail-related issues at both local and legislative levels in an effort to facilitate trade growth and improve freight mobility while sustaining livability in the communities through which BNSF operates.

Ms. DiCamillo began her railroad career in 1989 in the Research and Development Department of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway (a predecessor to BNSF) where she conducted laboratory testing related to environmental and failure analysis projects.  In 1991, she was promoted and moved to California where she worked for BNSF’s Environmental Department for ten years.  As Manager Environmental Operations, Ms. DiCamillo implemented and managed numerous environmental compliance programs at BNSF facilities.  In 1999, she joined BNSF’s Government Affairs Group.

Glenn Farren

Director of Port Operations, Port of Long Beach

Glenn Farren is Director of Tenant Services and Operations in the Commercial Operations Bureau at the Port of Long Beach, California, reporting to Bureau Managing Director/Chief Commercial Officer Dr. Noel Hacegaba. Mr. Farren was named to the new position in February 2015 by the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners.

Mr. Farren has more than 20 years of experience managing marine terminals, both domestically and internationally. Most recently he was General Manager for Hapag-Lloyd (2010-2015), headquartered in Long Beach and responsible for Southern California Operations, including full commercial, operational, human resources and administrative duties, as well as labor relations.

Paul Granillo

President and CEO, Inland Empire Economic Partnership

Paul Granillo has been President and CEO of the Inland Empire Economic Partnership, the largest economic development organization in Riverside and San Bernardino counties, since 2010. During that time he has restructured the organization to enhance the quality of life in the region while improving its business climate. He is the immediate past chairman of Mobility 21 and chairs the California Stewardship Network, heading the steering committee for the 2015 California Economic Summit. Mr. Granillo also is a sitting member of the Regional Economic Alliance Leaders of California and serves on the Southern California Association of Governments’ Global Land Use and Economics Committee.

Fran Inman

Senior Vice President, Majestic Realty Co.

Fran Inman directs government relations and community affairs activities for Majestic Realty Co., one of the nation’s largest privately held real estate development companies. With a real estate portfolio totaling approximately 78 million square feet of commercial properties. Majestic Realty has offices in Los Angeles, Atlanta, Bethlehem, Dallas, Denver, Fort Worth and Las Vegas. In 2014, Inman was re-appointed by Governor Brown to the California Transportation Commission where she has served since 2010. In 2013, Inman was also appointed to the National Freight Advisory Committee and co-chaired the sub-committee on project delivery and operations. In 2015, Majestic Realty Co. was named the North American Developer of the Year by NAIOP.

Wayne Nastri

Executive Director, South Coast Air Quality Management District

Prior to his appointment as Executive Officer of the SCAQMD, Wayne was co-president of E4 Strategic Solutions. Previously, he worked in the Government Relations field with firms including mCapitol Management and Dutko Worldwide. He also served for nearly eight years (2001-2009) as the Region 9 Administrator for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency which has jurisdiction over California, Arizona, Nevada, Hawaii and the Pacific Islands. Before his appointment as Regional Administrator, Wayne served on the Governing Board of California’s South Coast Air Quality Management District. Wayne served on Cal/EPA’s Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) Site Mitigation External Advisory Committee. He also served as the Legislative Director for the California Environmental Business Council, and was Editor-in-Chief for the National Association of Environmental Professionals’ Environmental News. Wayne has also served in various advisory committees to Cal EPA including the California Air Resources Board (CARB) zero emission vehicle (ZEV) implementation advisory committee, DTSC’s Site Mitigation Program Advisory committee (where he co-chaired the Brownfields Sub-Committee) and Office of Environmental Health Hazards and Assessments (OEHHA)’s Private Site Manager’s Advisory Committee.

B.J. Patterson

CEO/President, Pacific Mountain Logistics

The Texas born, Texas A&M educated CEO is a Professional Logistics Executive that spent 7 years in the United States Navy as a member of the Elite Navy Seal Team 5, working throughout the world. His diverse experience and training has made him a decisive leader that has gained a loyal following of seasoned logistics professionals during the last 25 years working with companies such as Pacific Mountain Logistics, RoadLink Transportation Solutions, NFI-Distribution, Exel, Inc., and Target Stores.

Mark Thorpe

Chief Development Officer, Ontario International Airport Authority

Mark Thorpe serves as Chief Development Officer for the OIAA. With more than 17 years of experience in the aviation industry, Mark is responsible for passenger and cargo air service, along with all development opportunities aboard and associated with Ontario International Airport.

In his most recent position at Dallas International Airport (DFW), Mark oversaw the newly formed Cargo Business Development group, leading the airport’s business development efforts with freight forwarders, supply chain managers, shippers, and airport cargo handlers.

Prior to that, he was DFW’s assistant vice president of air service development. In that role, he devised a growth strategy that attracted 11 new passenger airlines to launch service at DFW and spurred dramatic increases in international service.
Prior to joining DFW, Thorpe was director of air service development and marketing, for Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) where he was responsible for all passenger and cargo development efforts for LAX and ONT. During that time, he recruited four new airlines to ONT that launched service to 16 new destinations in the U.S. and Mexico.

Gary Toebben

President and CEO, Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce

Gary L. Toebben is President & CEO of the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce, the largest business association in Los Angeles County representing more than 1,600 member companies and serving the interests of more than 235,000 businesses across the Los Angeles region. Since taking the helm of the L.A. Area Chamber in July 2006, Toebben has served on the Mayor’s L.A. Economy & Jobs Committee, the L.A. County Health Care Options Task Force and the City Council’s Business Retention & Attraction Task Force.

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