July 2020 Dinner Meeting: 7-Eleven Award-Winning PMO with Todd Samuels

 

July 09, 2020 | 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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Speaker Biography

Todd began his career in the oil and gas industry before accepting a position with Brinker International, parent company of Chili’s and Maggiano’s Little Italy.   Todd’s 20 years in project management began while at Brinker, leading initiatives such as Brinker’s first Sarbanes-Oxley 404 project, their first Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard compliance program, and various restaurant systems initiatives.  After 17 years with Brinker International, Todd accepted a position at 7-Eleven Incorporated where he has managed strategic programs in Digital, Logistics, Asset Protection, Fresh Foods, Merchandising, and Operations over the past 8 years.  He now leads a team of Project Managers within 7-Eleven’s Corporate Project Management Office.

In addition to his role at 7-Eleven, Todd is on the Steering Committee for the Collin County Chapter of the University of North Texas Alumni Association and a Corporate Ambassador for the Dallas Chapter of PMI.  He is a Certified Information Systems Auditor, a Certified Information Systems Security Professional, a Certified Scrum Master, and a 13-year Project Management Professional.

Keynote Synopsis

The 7‑Eleven brand is known and loved around the world, and their iconic products are a big part of the American culture.  This month, on July 11th, 7-Eleven will celebrate its 93rd birthday. Come learn about the rich history of 7-Eleven and their Corporate Project Management Office, recently recognized as PMO of the Year by the Project Management Institute, Dallas chapter.  Join us to hear about the customer-obsessed, innovative projects 7-Eleven is executing and how their PMO drives success.  You’ll leave with some information you may have not known about this leader in convenience, lessons learned from their PMO, and ways that you can participate in the 7-Eleven birthday celebration!

Schedule

5:30-6:45 Registration 
5:30-6:45 
     - Breakout Rooms: Blue Dot/Green Dot (Job Seekers/Recruiters networking) 
     - Breakout Rooms: Member-to-Member General  Networking
6:00-6:30 Breakout Room:  Free PM Think Tank facilitated discussion or New Member Orientation
6:45-7:00 Break/Transition
7:00-7:30 Welcome and Announcements
7:30-8:30 Presentation* 

* As a courtesy to our speakers and guests, admission to the meeting is prohibited after 7 pm sharp. Refunds will not be provided.

Cancellations and Refund Policy:  
Full refunds will be granted if request is submitted before the defined early bird deadline identified for the event. Partial refunds of 50% of the course registration fee will be refunded if the cancellation request is received after the early bird deadline but prior to the day of delivery for the event. Please refer to the Refund and Cancellation Policy for additional information.

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