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Sheila Benny, President of Optricity is speaking at ProMatDX

Women in Supply Chain: Delivering Proven Success Strategies

April 15 | 11:00AM -12:00PM

During this keynote, you’ll learn how strong supply chains are built upon resiliency. A panel of women supply chain leaders will share their career experiences and how they successfully implemented, measured and showcased operational success and sometimes challenged the status quo. Get inspired, come away with techniques and ideas to take into action in your operations to develop the supply chain resiliency necessary in today's world.

Moderator: Sheila Benny, President - Optricity Corporation


• Megan Smith, CEO, Symbia Logistics
• Erin Donnelly, Director Supply Chain Development at The Home Depot
• Chaneta Sullivan, Esq, Director, Safety, Quality & Compliance, Chick-fil-A Supply

Sheila Benny, President of Optricity

Sheila Benny pursues excellence in her role as president (and co-founder) of Optricity, the technology company that specializes in developing intelligent warehousing software for distribution centers on six continents. In addition to championing sustainable slotting around the world, her ability to lead the company into emerging Supply Chain markets stems from her background in industrial engineering, technology, marketing, and entrepreneurship. In 2015 Sheila’s passion for community service inspired her to launch World Slotting Day, an annual recognition of the warehousing community. She co-created Mentor-in-the-Moment, an experiential, reflection-based mentoring process that supports growth opportunities for rising industry talent. She also advocates for inclusive, industry engagement as a past president of the WERC board, Warehousing Education Research Council, powered by MHI, and currently serves as the Carolinas WERCouncil chair. Sheila is an advocate for industry engagement and has recently been named to the inaugural list awarding Supply and Demand Chain (SDC) Executive’s, Top Women in Industry. A member of the AWESOME network (recognizing women achieving excellence in supply chain operations), Sheila is also honored her industry designations as a DC Velocity magazine, Rainmaker, Thought Leader, and has been designated an SDC Executive Pro to Know. As an innovator and recognized SC technology leader, Sheila is requested as an industry contributor, speaker, and mentor.  

APRIL 12-16, 2021



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In these unprecedented times, supply chain solutions are more critical to business success than they have ever been. To answer this call, MHI created the ProMat Digital Experience (ProMatDX), a new digital event experience designed to power up manufacturing and supply chain professionals with critical access to the latest solutions they need now to improve the resiliency and agility of their operations.


ProMatDX combines the power of the connections, solution-sourcing and education that only ProMat can deliver with the latest digital event technology in a five-day event that will be the most important week of 2021 for the manufacturing and supply chain industry.


Attending ProMatDX is your unrivaled opportunity in 2021 to find solutions, connect with your peers and leading solution-providers and learn the latest trends and technologies that will take your supply chain to the next level of success.

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Only at ProMatDX, you can:

  • Experience the latest solutions from over 400 of the leading solution providers in product showcases including live chat and digital product demos of the latest technologies and innovations
  • Learn the latest ideas driving resiliency and efficiency in thought-provoking keynotes and in more than 100 digital seminars on emerging technologies like IoT, AI, robotics and automation
  • Connect with solutions tailored to your specific needs with AI-matchmaking and request personalized video meetings with you and your team to take a deeper dive with solution-providers of your choice
  • Build strong business partnerships with suppliers from around the world

If it's your job to innovate your manufacturing and supply chain operations, you can't afford to miss ProMatDX - April 12-16.

(includes access to the exhibits and conference sessions)