Monthly Meetings

TCJAX meets regularly so members can enjoy lunch, networking and a presentation from a featured speaker. Meetings are typically held on the first Thursday of each month.

Join us Sept. 5 at our Monthly Meeting!

Join us Thursday, Sept. 5 at the TCJAX Monthly Meeting, and learn how Swisher International, Inc. converted their linear, local supply chain to a global and dynamic supply chain, a transition that took eight years to complete.

Guest Speaker: Jeff Dunbar, Vice President Supply Chain, Swisher International, Inc.

Jeff Dunbar, Swisher International, Inc.

Jeff Dunbar is the Vice President of Swisher’s Global Supply Chain. In his current role, Jeff has directed the necessary changes in Supply Chain processes and partners to facilitate the offshoring of cigar production and now supports 4 distinct businesses within the Swisher Global Supply Chain.

Jeff has more than 35 years of supply chain experience and has designed and implemented supply chain strategy and process improvements for large CPG firms including, Revlon, Keebler, Kellogg and Wise Foods. Jeff also has held the senior operating positions in two distinct corporate turnarounds for PE firms with Wise Foods and Hines Horticulture.

Jeff has earned a BA in political science/business from Kean University of NJ and an MBA from the nationally ranked EMBA program from the J. Mack Robinson business school at Georgia State University.

Sign up for Oct. 3 meeting to receive update from JAXPORT

Join us Thursday, Oct. 3 at the TCJAX Monthly Meeting, and hear from Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) Chief Operating Officer Frederick Wong.

Guest Speaker: JAXPORT Chief Operating Officer Frederick Wong

Frederick Wong Jr. joined JAXPORT as Chief Operating Officer in early 2018.

Wong oversees JAXPORT’s terminal operations, public safety and engineering departments. Among the port’s major initiatives within his area of responsibility are the deepening of the Jacksonville Harbor and expansion of the port’s auto handling capacity.

Wong has more than 20 years of experience in all facets of port operations and previously served as Assistant Port Director at PortMiami, responsible for all cruise, cargo and security operations. Prior to that, Wong held positions of increasing responsibility from Seaport Harbormaster to Seaport Operations Manager. He began his career as PortMiami’s Cruise Operations Superintendent in 1997.

Wong holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with concentrations in Management and Marketing from Florida Atlantic University.