Wendi Gentry-Stuenkel?has learned a few things along the way during?her?25+ year career in the automotive?industry. Sure, she knows plenty about all-things supply chain management and yes – that’s what got her hired?as the?new?director of?Integrated Logistics?at Caterpillar’s Product Support & Logistics Division.?If you want Wendi to talk about the nuts and bolts of supply chain management – she’s?glad to do it. But in her recent Caterpillar Podcast conversation?–?words like “collaboration,” “curiosity,” “listening,” and “learning”?are what Wendi wanted to share?in front of a recent gathering of the Experienced Professionals Employee Resource Group.??
PROGRAM GUIDE?(23:32 Total Run Time)?
2:50?–?A farm girl grows up loving math and building things
4:40?–?A rebellious streak?stops?an engineering career before it starts
6:15?–?General Motors at age 18
8:30?–?How a few years in the car industry turned into a 20-year career
10:28?–?Making a?monumental?career decision?
14:15?–?Navigating a whole new world while hitting the ground running
17:04?–?Wendi’s leadership essentials (Hint: curiosity & humility)
19:55?–?A remarkable “last” day before coming to Caterpillar?