Speakers

Lottie Holland
Head of Supplier Diversity & Purchasing Communications
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA)
Lottie Holland is an executive with nearly 20 years of experience in strategic planning, supply management, diversity sourcing and project management in various industries. Currently, Mrs. Holland is the Head of Supplier Diversity & Purchasing Communications at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) where she manages a $9B Diversity Supplier Development initiative. In addition, she serves as the Co-Chair of the Fiat Chrysler African Ancestry Network. 

While leading the Supplier Diversity Organization, it has been recognized and awarded by the National Minority Supplier Development Council, Michigan Minority Supplier Diversity Council, Women’s Business Enterprise National Council, Great Lakes Women’s Business Council and Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Read More


Remsen Parrish
Sr. Procurement Specialist
Consultant
Remsen Parrish served as the Director of Purchasing Operations for Extended Stay Hotels prior to joining Spartanburg Water in 2012 as the Senior Procurement Specialist. Remsen was promoted to Purchasing Manager in 2014 where he currently oversees the procurement process for the organization. He is an ISM Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM), a member of the South Carolina Association of Government Purchasing Officials, a member of the Foothills Regional Advisory Council (FRAC) for CVMSDC, and involved with the Spartanburg Area Chamber of Commerce Inclusion Council. Remsen is a graduate of Wofford College and calls Spartanburg home with his wife, Rebecca, and son, J.R. Read More

Daryl Hammett
Chief Operations Officer
Co-Owner & General Manager

ConnXus
Daryl joined ConnXus as General Manager/COO & investor in early 2014. After retiring from being Senior Vice President and General Manager of Sears Optical, N.A., a licensed brand owned and operated by Luxottica Group, Daryl founded Peabody Executive. Read More

Jonathan Wilkins
Program Manager of Supplier Diversity
Lenovo
Jonathan Wilkins is the Program Manager of Supplier Diversity for Lenovo. As Program Manager of Supplier Diversity, Jonathan administers all of Lenovo’s supplier diversity efforts to support internal and external customer needs. He works closely with Lenovo’s Procurement groups. Read More

Priscilla Wallace
Supplier Diversity Champion
Compass Group
Business executive with over 18 years of experience building, nurturing and growing supplier diversity programs to include an award-winning program within corporate organizations. Determined leader who has assisted numerous minority businesses in obtaining and maintaining multi-million-dollar contracts.Read More