Dave joined TricorBraun in 2013 and is currently Tricor’s VP of Operations. His responsibilities include leading the operational, warehouse and transportation, teams. He also has responsibility for managing operational integration for recent acquisitions, lease portfolio (~ 50 locations) and operational CapEx. Recent past experience includes a two year relocation to the west coast to lead Tricor’s wine packaging operational team. Key milestones included optimizing inbound imported container logistics, realigning the warehouse footprint and implementing a structured SIOP (Sales, Inventory and Operations Planning). Before joining TricorBraun, Dave was with RockTenn where he built their Shared Services function, leading the integration of multiple financial based transactional processes resulting from the merger of Smurfit-Stone and RockTenn. Prior to that integration, Dave led a series of major project initiatives for Smurfit-Stone as well as running their Production/Capacity Planning processes for their 20 facility containerboard mill system.