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2024 Keynote & Networking Event

Connections for your Career

Educating future leaders is our business.

Students, community, and faculty are invited to network and hear from an innovative keynote speaker.


Weidner center business reception

“Importance of Leadership and Innovation in Supply Chain and Logistics”

Wednesday, February 28, 2024 • 4 p.m. • The Weidner

Jim Filter is the Executive Vice President, Group President Of Transportation And Logistics at Schneider, a premier provider of transportation, logistics and intermodal services.

Jim Filter


Jim Filter is Executive Vice President, Group President of Transportation and Logistics at Schneider, a premier provider of transportation, intermodal and logistics services. He is responsible for all aspects of Schneider’s three operating segments: Truckload, Intermodal and Logistics, as well as Sales and Marketing. Filter started his career with Schneider in 1998 as a Maintenance Team Leader. Prior to assuming his current role in 2022, Filter was the Senior Vice President/ General Manager of Intermodal and Chief Commercial Officer. Prior to joining Schneider, Filter worked at UPS and served in the United States Marine Corps. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and an MBA from Wayne State University. His community involvement includes serving on the board of directors for Family Services of Northeast Wisconsin and the Advisory Board of the Cofrin School of Business. 

Event Details

Enjoy networking and hors d'oeuvres before the presentation, including updates from the Cofrin School of Business, announcement of the Weyenberg Prize recipients, and Keynote Speaker Jim Filter.


Networking Social & Check-in4:00 p.m.
Presentation5:30 p.m.
Closing6:40 p.m.

Parking & Check-in

  • RSVP in advance
  • Business Attire
  • Parking: Available free of charge in the lots surrounding the Weidner
  • Remember to bring business cards to exchange with students, faculty, and employers
Kathryn Marten

Want to Know More?

For more questions about our business events, please contact Kathryn Marten, Student & Community Engagement Coordinator, at or 920-465-2870.

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