Greg Flickinger serves as the Senior Vice President of Supply Chain and Operations for GTI where he is working to stand-up and scale the full national supply chain of GTI from grow to shelf including the support functions of procurement, central planning, R&D, logistics, quality and engineering. Prior to GTI, Greg was Group Vice President of Manufacturing Operations for HEB, a premier US food retailer. Greg’s work with HEB focused on bringing data, technology and sustained process to manufacturing. Prior to HEB, Greg worked for eight years at Snyder’s-Lance first as a Director of Manufacturing followed by five years as Vice President of Manufacturing and Corporate Engineering. He started his consumer products career at General Mills in strategic technology development, R&D, headquarters operations as well as plant operations roles. In each of his roles, Greg has focused on developing high performance work systems and using continuous improvement methodologies as vehicles for engagement and culture transformation. He has multiple invention records and three patents for food production processes and technologies. Greg attended Ohio University, then received his masters and Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the University of Illinois. Greg is a former Executive Chair and active member of PMMI’s OpX Leadership Network Executive Council and the Chair of the OpX Workforce Engagement Framework.