Craig Dickman to speak on leading an industry transformation at St. Norbert College CEO Breakfast

Thursday, March 8, at 7:30 a.m.

From St. Norbert College, February 22, 2012
by Mike Counter, mike.counter@snc.edu, (920) 403-3089

Craig Dickman, CEO and CIO of Breakthrough Fuel, will present " Breakthrough Innovations at Work: Insights on Leading an Industry Transformation," as part of the CEO Breakfast & Strategy Series at F.K. Bemis International Center, St. Norbert College, on Thursday, March 8, at 7:30 a.m.

Craig Dickman is the founder of Breakthrough® Fuel. He started the business to change the status quo in supply chain fuel management. He is currently responsible for guiding the company's business strategy, and he leads its innovation and new-product development processes.

Previously, Dickman served as president and CEO of Paper Transport, Inc. (PTI) from 2001 through 2006. Under his leadership, PTI grew from a company with revenues of $11 million and 100 trucks to one with revenues of $45 million and 300 trucks. He joined PTI after serving in various executive roles in transportation and logistics at Schneider National, Inc.

An active member of the community, Dickman currently serves on the board of the Brown County Harbor Commission, which oversees the Port of Green Bay. He has also held elected positions with the Green Bay City Council and the Brown County Board of Supervisors. Past community and business activities include leadership roles with the Brown County United Way, the Green Bay Solid Waste Board, the Brown County Criminal Justice Board and the Good Government Council for the Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce. Dickman also served as chairman of the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers Class A professional baseball team, and was instrumental in bringing the Milwaukee Brewers affiliation to the area.

This is the 15th year that the college has presented the CEO Series, an educational resource for area business professionals. All the presenters in this year's 8-part series are prominent business and community leaders who will share their unique insights on issues facing American businesses today.

This session is sponsored by Baylake Bank, the series presenting sponsor is WPS Health Insurance/Arise Health Plan, and the title sponsors are Grant Thornton LLP, Insight Publications and Boldt.

All sessions are from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m., and take place at the Butte des Morts Country Club, Appleton, or F.K. Bemis International Center, St. Norbert College.

The registration fee is $60 for an individual session, or $450 for the entire series. For more information or to register, contact St. Norbert College at (920) 403-3166 or e-mail jamie.mcguire@snc.edu or visit http://www.snc.edu/president/ceobreakfast.html.