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PTDA Spring Leaders Conference aims to improve skills of up-and-coming managers

Chicago - The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) will host its annual Spring Leaders Conference March 21-23, 2013, in San Antonio, TX. The Spring Leaders Conference includes:


Chicago – The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) will host its annual Spring Leaders Conference March 21-23, 2013, in San Antonio, TX. The Spring Leaders Conference includes:

– Committee meetings for PTDA volunteers and elected directors

– A General Educational Session for all PTDA members, and

– The Leadership Development Conference especially designed to prepare up-and-coming leaders.

Featured in the General Educational Session is seasoned veteran Kevin Boyle, president, Industrial Distribution Consulting, LLC, a  widely recognized expert in the field of distributor and manufacturer business relationships. Boyle’s interactive program, ‘Building Profitable Partnerships Between Distributors and Manufacturers Through Understanding’ enables participating supply chain partners to dig into the details of how to improve through true value-added programs and hot button issues.

Randy Disharoon, a strategic account manager with Rexnord Industries LLC, and former US Navy nuclear engineer and trainer, will be leading the day-long Leadership Development Conference component of the PTDA 2013 Spring Leaders Conference. Disharoon’s program, ‘Developing Leaders for What’s Next in the PT/MC Distribution Sales Channel’, prepares up-and-coming leaders for changes in the marketplace, communications strategies and the world of globalization with sessions, self-evaluations and interactive exercises participants will undertake together and separately to bring out the best leadership qualities in each other.

More details are available at www.ptda.org/SpringLeadersConference.