Welcome Reception

Sunday, March 11 || 5:00-7:00 PM

Sponsored by: Honeywell

Elevate 2018 Welcome Reception Gaylord Texan

Texas Prefunction Room

Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center

1501 Gaylord Trail
Grapevine, Texas 76051
817.778.1000

Join us for cocktail hour! Unwind from your day of travel and get excited for Elevate!

Open bar provided.

You will be able to pick up your badges at the Welcome Reception and have a refreshment.


HighJump Customer Innovation Awards

Monday, March 13 || 3:40-4:30 PM

Texas C/D

Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center

1501 Gaylord Trail
Grapevine, Texas 76051
817.778.1000

Join us as we recognize some of the most progressive and innovative members of the HighJump Customer Family in the inaugural year of our Customer Innovation Awards program, "The Jumpies". These awards will be presented on the main stage at Elevate 2018 honoring one HighJump Customer in each of the following categories.

*Standout Business Benefits

*Compelling Transformation Story

*Thinking Outside of the Box

Elevate 2018 Customer Innovation Awards

HighJump Customer Innovation Awards

“The Jumpies”

About the Awards:

Our Customer Innovation Award program, (affectionately known as “The Jumpies”) strives to recognize some of the most progressive and innovative members of the HighJump Customer Family. This March, in the inaugural year of our Customer Innovation Awards program, These awards will be presented on the main stage at Elevate 2018 honoring one HighJump Customer in each of the following categories.

*Standout Business Benefits

*Compelling Transformation Story

*Thinking Outside of the Box

Nominations:

The nomination of a HighJump Customer for the HighJump Customer Innovation Awards can be made by a HighJump Staff Member, a HighJump Partner, or the Customer themselves. Nominations should be submitted via this online form.

Nominees must be registered for the Elevate 2018 Event in order to be considered for the award, which will be presented live during the event. Register for Elevate here

Finalists:

Finalists will be selected by our awards committee and notified on February 28, 2018. Finalists will receive the following:

  • Event badge designation indicating their status as a Customer Innovation Award Finalist.
  • Discounted registration rate for Elevate 2019.
  • Recognition as a Finalist on the HighJump Elevate Website
  • Recognition as a Finalist in signage onsite at the Elevate Event.

Award Winners:

One winner from each category will be presented with a HighJump Customer Innovation Award on Monday, March 12th during a general session presentation on the main stage at Elevate 2018. Winners will also receive the following:

  • One complimentary pass for Elevate 2019
  • Inclusion in a press release prepared by HighJump
  • Photo with Chad Collins, CEO HighJump
  • Photo displayed during Elevate 2018 Customer Appreciation Party
  • An exclusive interview with SupplyChainX.com

Our team would like to thank you for your participation in honoring innovation within the HighJump Customer Family. We look forward to celebrating your success at Elevate 2018 in Dallas, Texas this March!

Make Your Nominations Here

Customer and Partner Reception

Monday, March 12 || 4:30-6:00 PM

Elevate 2018 Customer and Partner Reception Gaylord Texan

Partner Pavillion

Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center

1501 Gaylord Trail
Grapevine, Texas 76051
817.778.1000

Be sure to attend the reception in the Partner Pavilion where you'll have the opportunity to meet with HighJump partners and learn more about their products and services all while enjoying complimentary drinks and appetizers.



Customer Appreciation Party

Tuesday, March 13 || 6:30-9:30 PM

Glass Cactus Nightclub

Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center

1501 Gaylord Trail
Grapevine, Texas 76051
817.778.1000

We're excited to announce this year's customer appreciation event will be held onsite at the Gaylord Texan in the Glass Cactus Nightclub.

Enjoy a variety of food, drinks, and entertainment activities serenaded by the Time Machine Karaoke Band.

Other Activities Include:

  • Mechanical Bull
  • Texas Hold'Em
  • Cigar Roller
Elevate 2018 Customer Appreciation Party Gaylord Texan

Women Leaders in Supply Chain Lunch

Tuesday, March 13 || 12:10-1:30 PM

RSVP for the Event  

Know a top woman leader in supply chain? Recognize her by nominating her for the Top Women Leaders in Supply Chain!

Make Your Nomination Here!  

Carol Ashburn - Director of Branding & Creative

Carol Ashburn

Carol Ashburn is the Director of Branding and Creative here at HighJump. During her 19-year tenure with the company, this seasoned member of our Marketing Team has become known as an innovative, intuitive Marketer who seeks to understand the "who" as much as the "why". 

Ashburn is a firm believer in placing oneself squarely in the shoes of the customer. Her core principals include active learning, building the customer experience one block at a time, and earning brand loyalty by maintaining a level of intimacy even while marketing on a large scale.

Carol graduated from Eastern Connecticut State University with a B.S. degree in Communications, Magna Cum Laude. Prior to joining HighJump, she worked with Jacobs & Prosek Public Relations in Stratford, CT handling both regional and national accounts.

Carol lives on Lake Norman in North Carolina with her husband Bill as well as Miles an overly affectionate Airedale Terrier, and Maggie Mae a curmudgeonly Boston Terrier. She enjoys cooking, finding the best deal on anything, and good wine, (always red).

Cheryl Reisdorff - Vice President of Enablement

Cheryl Reisdorff

Cheryl Reisdorff has over 20 years of experience in the Supply Chain Software industry. She is passionate about the impact that excellent training has on all companies…especially those in Supply Chain. She began as a WMS implementation consultant and software trainer. As she increased her knowledge of the industry, Cheryl has had the opportunity to lead the Education Departments of three different Supply Chain Software companies. For almost a decade Cheryl was an International Sales trainer, traveling the world teaching sales professionals how to truly take care of their customers. She is excited to be at HighJump, making a difference for the customers, partners and employees.

Guadalupe Pagalday – Director, Product Marketing

Guadalupe Pagalday

Guadalupe Pagalday is HighJump’s Director of Product Marketing. For the last three years, she has focused on a variety of solutions that help distributors, manufacturers, retailers, and 3PLs streamline their supply chain, including HighJump’s warehouse and retail management systems. Guadalupe is extremely passionate about how technology enables organizations to become more nimble and compete in today’s dynamic market.

Janice Wagner – Product Manager/Development Manager, PROFITsystems

Janice Wagner

Janice Wagner is the Product Manager/Development Manager for PROFITsystems. Janice stumbled into the furniture industry while she was her Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology. She accepted a position as a Software Support Representative at PROFITsystems in 1997. Since then has worked her way through many different areas of the business to include being a prominent member of the development team and acting as liaison between programming and support for over thirteen years.

Janice’s career in logistics started right out of high school while she was stationed in Germany and New Mexico while serving in the U.S. Air Force during Desert Storm.

Janice is passionate about customer service and spotting opportunities to solve retailer challenges with the use of technology and systematic structure. When Janice isn’t glued to the computer screen, she spends her time in the garden, enjoying the outdoors, and shopping.

Joanne Gulnac – General Manager, PROFITsystems

Joanne Gulnac

Joanne Gulnac is the General Manager of our Retail Business Software division (PROFITsystems)and our Transportation Division. PROFITsystems is the leading provider of Retail Inventory and Point of Sale Software for Home Goods Retailers. Our transportation division leads the industry by providing software solutions for Truckload Carriers, LTL Carriers , Brokers and Private Fleets. Joanne is responsible for all facets of the business from managing new client acquisitions to client retention to industry specific Performance Groups; however she enjoys working directly with clients and helping them achieve their business goals the most. She lives in Virginia Beach with her two sons. Before joining the PROFITsystems team in 2000, she worked in retail management.

Kait Vinson – Director, Program Management Office, Körber Logistics Systems

Kait Vinson

Kait Vinson has been with HighJump 6 years, Kait is currently based in Bad Nauheim, Germany as the Director of Program Management Office as part of the post-merger integration team with Körber Logistics Systems.

Previously, Kait lead the marketing operations and corporate marketing team working in all areas of marketing including, website management, communications, branding, product marketing, and digital marketing.

Nominated as a CSCMP Emerging Leader in 2017, Kait has a passion for supply chain technology, millennials in the workforce, and women in business.

Kait holds a bachelor’s degree from University of Denver and an International Master’s degree in Business from University of Denver. Kait also holds several certifications from Wharton, Berkeley, and is a candidate for the Supply Chain MicroMasters from MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics.

Kim Manzone – SaaS Implementation Lead

Kim Manzone

Kim Manzone has been with HighJump for over 12 years starting out as an instructor for the Prophesy Dispatch series software products. Recently, she was promoted to lead the SaaS Implementation team for HighJump TMS and related cloud products. Kim works remotely from a home office in Tucson, Arizona.

Miriam Vella – Director, Professional Services

Miriam Vella

Miriam Vella has been with HighJump for 16 years. She came to the Hartford office with a background in Implementing Accounting Software. She started at the Hartford Office as an Instructor for the Prophesy Product. She was promoted to Training Manager and in 2014 was promoted again as Director of Professional Services managing the Support Department as well as the Implementation Department. She continues to be active as an instructor.

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