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8th Annual DOD Contract Management Update (In Person – Oshkosh, WI)

Supply Chain Challenges & Solutions in 2022

May 17, 2022 @ 7:15 am - 5:00 pm


The Government and Defense contractors are facing increasing challenges – supply shortages, cost escalation, labor shortages, new requirements, and security challenges to name a few. This year’s event will focus on gaining a better understanding of the current supply chain dynamics, current impacts, and requirements. Our attention will then shift to focus on solutions, new initiatives, and upcoming opportunities – how the government and current contractors and subcontractors are meeting these challenges supporting the Defense Industrial Base.

This year’s agenda is HERE for download. Speaker bios are available for download HERE.

ON-SITE RERGISTRATION will be available the day of the event.

This year’s speakers will include:

  • Lieutenant Colonel Susan M. Styer, Commander, Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) Milwaukee
  • TSgt. James Pitcher, Contracting Officer, 21st Contracting Squadron
  • Col. Robert J. (Jay) Wisham, Director, Army Applications Laboratory
  • Arthur Trevethan, Director, Corporate Ventures, Army Applications Laboratory
  • Carley Salmon, Cybersecurity Assessor, Defense Industrial Base Cybersecurity Assessment Center (DIBCAC), DCMA
  • Karen Zinn, Supervisor, Central Team, DCMA Contractor Purchasing System Review Group
  • Joel Neidig, President & Co-founder, SIMBA Chain
  • Pete Guinto, Vice President of Government Affairs, Resilinc
  • Sean Ketter, Vice President, Supply Chain Operations, Global Procurement & Supply Chain, Oshkosh Corporation
  • Todd Bentley, President and CEO, Bentley World-Packaging
  • Jim Robinson, President and CEO, Wisconsin Ordnance Works, Ltd.
  • Nathaniel T. Millsap, Jr., Director, Security & Cyber, Fincantieri Marinette Marine
  • Megan McKinney, Business Development, Beacon Interactive Systems
  • Jason Rathsack, Senior Contract Specialist, DCMA Central Region
  • MAJ Thomas Cayia, Site Director, Oshkosh Residency Office, Defense Contract Management Agency
  • Kelly Gerbino, Contracting Officer, PMJLTV Contracting Branch, US Army Contracting Command – Detroit Arsenal (ACC-DTA)
  • Joseph Jackson, Branch Chief, Tactical/ Multi-Site Support and Systems, U.S. Army Contracting Command-Detroit
  • Aina Vilumsons, CEO, Wisconsin Procurement Institute (WPI)


Attendance at this event will qualify for up to 7 CPE.

Dress: business casual.

For Out-of-town Attendees: the event venue LaSure’s is adjacent to Cobblestone Hotels, 3105 S Washburn St, Oshkosh, WI 54904.



May 17, 2022
7:15 am - 5:00 pm
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Michael Steger
(414) 270-3600

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La Sure’s Hall Banquets & Catering
3125 S Washburn St
Oshkosh, WI 54904 United States
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