Eggs 2022 Apr Empty Shelves and Rising Prices: Surviving the Supply Chain
Our residents, businesses and communities across the nation have been dealt overwhelming setbacks by inflating costs and continuous supply chain shortages. Our area leaders and experts will discuss the causes and impacts of this reality, and where we go from here. It is important for us as a community to understand and identify where we need solutions immediately, and how we can continue growing and prospering without losing jobs, people, goods and services, or morale along the way.
Senior Director of Operations
Bellerud Transport, Inc.
Regional AVP of
About Our SpeakersChris Barta is the Senior Director of Operations for Marvin, supporting four of the company's window and door manufacturing facilities in Fargo and West Fargo. In his role, Chris oversees the production of multiple product lines occupying just under one million square feet of manufacturing space. He has grown his career with Marvin, from starting as an entry-level Engineer to working in a variety of roles from Manufacturing Engineering and Quality Engineering to Human Resources, Project Management, and Plant Management prior to assuming his current role in 2015. Chris is a North Dakota State University graduate, where he earned both his MBA and Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering and Management.
Larry Bellerud grew up in Grafton, North Dakota, graduating High School in 1979. Then went to UND, after a couple years I was given an opportunity to work with my dad at Bellerud Transport back in Grafton. When I started in May of 1982 we had 3 trucks and a truck brokerage company. We built up to 20 trucks in 1990, so we decided to move our company to Fargo. In the early 2000’s we had built up to 60 trucks. Today Bellerud Transport runs 30 trucks, mainly between here and Florida. Larry married his wife Colette in 2000, we have 3 children(2 stepdaughters and a son) and 2 grandchildren. Mackenzie and her husband Brian Bye have 2 children, Briggs is 3 years and Mason is 3 months, they live in West Fargo. Madison and her husband Tanner Dahl just celebrated their 1 year anniversary and are expecting in August 2022, they also live in West Fargo. Our son Jackson is currently a sophomore at UND in Grand Forks.
Matt Leiseth is the President of Hornbacher’s Foods, with stores located in Fargo, Moorhead and West Fargo. Matt’s career began at Hornbacher’s in 1991 as a bagger and continued with positions of increasing responsibility. He received a Bachelors’ degree from Concordia College and his MBA from the University of Mary. Matt is an active leader in the Fargo-Moorhead community. He currently serves on the FM Area Foundation Board of Directors, the Village Family Service Center Foundation and the Downtown Moorhead Inc. Board. Matt and his wife Janelle live in Moorhead, with their four childrenAmy McBeth is a native of Valley City, N.D., and graduate of Minnesota State University Moorhead, Amy McBeth is the Regional AVP of Public Affairs for BNSF Railway. She has represented the railroad for more than 10 years, during which she’s worked with communities and local and state policymakers across the Upper Midwest.
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