Marquette Business

Center for Supply Chain Management to hold 25th anniversary celebration

The Center for Supply Chain Management will host a 25th anniversary celebration in the Michels Family Forum of Dr. E. J. and Margaret O’Brien Hall on April 19 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The registration table opens at 5:30 p.m., with the program beginning at 6:15 p.m.

Attendance is free for Marquette faculty and staff, $20 for students, $40 for young alumni and $50 for general admission. Registration and pre-purchase is required.

Artificial intelligence expert Todd McLees will be the evening’s keynote speaker. His talk, “Human Flourishing in the Age of AI,” will be a deep dive into the world of generative AI, which has emerged as a pivotal force in supply chain and signals a new era of innovation across business units. McLees will provide an overview of the AI landscape, put the industry’s advancements into historical context and offer actionable insights for how business leaders can utilize this new technology.

In addition to McLees’ speech, the night will feature a celebration of the center’s history, recognition for service and corporate sponsorships and a networking social hour with cocktails and food.

All questions can be directed to Kelly Wesolowski, associate director of the Center for Supply Chain Management, at

About the Center for Supply Chain Management

The Center for Supply Chain Management at Marquette University is a national leader in the development of supply chain talent. Through collaboration and engagement with global and local companies, expert educators, and a vast network of alumni, the center strives toward excellence in delivering value and impact to the supply chain community.

Grounded in applied learning and ethical decision making, Marquette University’s supply chain programs rank among the best in the nation. Marquette’s undergraduate supply chain program is ranked #19 by Gartner (2022) and #18 by U.S. News and World Report (2023). Its graduate program is ranked #17 by Gartner (2022).