MEMBER FORUMS

FaB Wisconsin’s membership reflects the strength of our state’s food and beverage ecosystem. Within the knowledge and experience of our industry, - professionals, entrepreneurs, and craft and trades people - lies the know-how and connections you can tap to help meet the demands of your role and goals for your company and see you through the best and most challenging times. 

Through professional affinity, FaB offers four forums for members to meet regularly throughout the year to engage and share knowledge, resources, and challenges while focused around key areas of professional responsibility. 

FaB Forums meet on regularly-scheduled meeting dates and times – 2021 scheduled to be announced. Currently conducted via Zoom, our 90-minute Forum meetings follow this simple recipe: 

  • 15-minute pre-Forum small groups (optional) 

  • 10-minute FaB update 

  • 15-minute Forum feature 

  • 30-minute round robin introductions & questions 

  • 30-minute post-Forum small groups (optional) 

 

SIGN UP FOR OUR MEMBERS-ONLY FORUMS TODAY!

Join one or more of our members-only Forums and start receiving Outlook invites to Forum meetings. 

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HR & TALENT FORUM

The HR/Talent Forum is a forum for members addressing talent, attraction, retentiondevelopment, or compensation within their area of responsibility. Forum chairs include:


Caitie Bowers
Director of HR
Maglio Companies


Angie Kasten
HR Manager
Richelieu Foods

Anne Troka
Community Engagement Manager
Sargento Foods

SAFETY FORUM

The Safety Forum is a forum for members addressing food and employee safety, quality, and regulatory compliance within their area of responsibility and features a live regulatorupdate by Michael Best. Forum chairs include: 


Paul Benson
Partner
Michael Best
Scott Halverson
Director of Quality Systems
Denali Ingredients

Andrew Wingers
Director of Food Safety & QA
Maglio Companies

SUPPLY CHAIN FORUM

The Supply Chain Forum is a forum for members addressing logistical and supply chain demands within their area of responsibility. Forum chairs include:


Keith Hartlaub
Senior VP of Supply Chain & Transportation
Sargento Foods

Curt Reynolds
Director of Logistics
Johnsonville
 

SCALER FORUM

The Scaler Forum is a forum for entrepreneurs addressing challenges they face in scaling their businesses. Forum chairs include:


Frank Jimenez
President
EVOLVE Brands


Tera Johnson
Executive Director
Food Finance Institute


Dan Kipp
CFO
Create-A-Pack Foods


FORM FAQS 

Why should I sign up for a FaB Forum? 

  • To connect easily with fellow FaB members in regularly-scheduled Forums throughout the year who share similar areas of responsibility and interest
  • To receive personal Outlook invitations to forum meetings
  • To grow the network of people you know who can help 

How do I sign up for a Member Forum? 
As an employee of a member company, you can select which member forums you’d like to identify with and receive meeting invitations. Is your company/employer a member? Check here. If yes, you get access to our Member Forums. Sign up for one or more Forums by filling out this form.

What is the FaB Member Forum meeting schedule?
FaB Forums meet at regularly scheduled meeting dates and times – 2021 scheduled to be announced. 

Did we miss anything? 
Email Gina Balke, FaB’s VP of Industry Engagement, at [email protected].

 

THANKS TO OUR PREMIUM MEMBERS