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David R. Parsley
Senior Vice President, Supply Chain Management, Brinker International

David Parsley joined the Brinker team as Senior Vice President of Supply Chain Management in May 2011. In this role, he oversees purchasing, distribution and quality assurance for Brinker’s corporate-owned restaurants.

With more than 30 years of experience in procurement, contract negotiation and quality assurance, David previously served as President and CEO of Centralized Supply Chain Services, LLC., the first and largest casual dining supply chain cooperative in the foodservice industry. In addition to this venture, David worked for Applebee’s International, Inc. as Senior Vice President of Supply Chain Management for more than seven years before being promoted to the same position for DineEquity, the parent-company of Applebee’s and IHOP. David has also held executive positions for Prandium, Inc., The Panda Management Company and Carl Karcher Enterprises.

A California native, David holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from California State University and a master’s of business administration with an emphasis on International Business from the University of Southern California. He also holds his Purchasing Certification from the Institute for Supply Management.

In recent years, David serviced his industry and community through several organizations including: Director of National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, Director of Foodservice Board of the Produce Marketing Association, Director of the Board of the American Jazz Museum in Kansas City, taught as an adjunct professor of Supply Chain Management at Rockhurst University and is a dedicated member of the Institute of Supply Chain Management and the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals. David is currently the Chairman of the Steering Committee for the National Restaurant Association’s Supply Chain Management Executive Study Group.

Outside of the supply chain world, David enjoys playing the saxophone with a specialty in R&B and Latin fusion. He’s shared a stage with the likes of Dick Clark, Wilson Pickett and Isaac Hayes.

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David R. Parsley
Senior Vice President, Supply Chain Management, Brinker International

David Parsley joined the Brinker team as Senior Vice President of Supply Chain Management in May 2011. In this role, he oversees purchasing, distribution and quality assurance for Brinker’s corporate-owned restaurants.

With more than 30 years of experience in procurement, contract negotiation and quality assurance, David previously served as President and CEO of Centralized Supply Chain Services, LLC., the first and largest casual dining supply chain cooperative in the foodservice industry. In addition to this venture, David worked for Applebee’s International, Inc. as Senior Vice President of Supply Chain Management for more than seven years before being promoted to the same position for DineEquity, the parent-company of Applebee’s and IHOP. David has also held executive positions for Prandium, Inc., The Panda Management Company and Carl Karcher Enterprises.

A California native, David holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from California State University and a master’s of business administration with an emphasis on International Business from the University of Southern California. He also holds his Purchasing Certification from the Institute for Supply Management.

In recent years, David serviced his industry and community through several organizations including: Director of National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, Director of Foodservice Board of the Produce Marketing Association, Director of the Board of the American Jazz Museum in Kansas City, taught as an adjunct professor of Supply Chain Management at Rockhurst University and is a dedicated member of the Institute of Supply Chain Management and the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals. David is currently the Chairman of the Steering Committee for the National Restaurant Association’s Supply Chain Management Executive Study Group.

Outside of the supply chain world, David enjoys playing the saxophone with a specialty in R&B and Latin fusion. He’s shared a stage with the likes of Dick Clark, Wilson Pickett and Isaac Hayes.

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In 2012, David Parsley appeared in

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Meet speaker: David Parsley

David R. Parsley
Senior Vice President, Supply Chain Management, Brinker International

David Parsley joined the Brinker team as Senior Vice President of Supply Chain Management in May 2011. In this role, he oversees purchasing, distribution and quality assurance for Brinker’s corporate-owned restaurants.

With more than 30 years of experience in procurement, contract negotiation and quality assurance, David previously served as President and CEO of Centralized Supply Chain Services, LLC., the first and largest casual dining supply chain cooperative in the foodservice industry. In addition to this venture, David worked for Applebee’s International, Inc. as Senior Vice President of Supply Chain Management for more than seven years before being promoted to the same position for DineEquity, the parent-company of Applebee’s and IHOP. David has also held executive positions for Prandium, Inc., The Panda Management Company and Carl Karcher Enterprises.

A California native, David holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from California State University and a master’s of business administration with an emphasis on International Business from the University of Southern California. He also holds his Purchasing Certification from the Institute for Supply Management.

In recent years, David serviced his industry and community through several organizations including: Director of National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, Director of Foodservice Board of the Produce Marketing Association, Director of the Board of the American Jazz Museum in Kansas City, taught as an adjunct professor of Supply Chain Management at Rockhurst University and is a dedicated member of the Institute of Supply Chain Management and the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals. David is currently the Chairman of the Steering Committee for the National Restaurant Association’s Supply Chain Management Executive Study Group.

Outside of the supply chain world, David enjoys playing the saxophone with a specialty in R&B and Latin fusion. He’s shared a stage with the likes of Dick Clark, Wilson Pickett and Isaac Hayes.

Bio for Showguide:

David R. Parsley
Senior Vice President, Supply Chain Management, Brinker International

David Parsley joined the Brinker team as Senior Vice President of Supply Chain Management in May 2011. In this role, he oversees purchasing, distribution and quality assurance for Brinker’s corporate-owned restaurants.

With more than 30 years of experience in procurement, contract negotiation and quality assurance, David previously served as President and CEO of Centralized Supply Chain Services, LLC., the first and largest casual dining supply chain cooperative in the foodservice industry. In addition to this venture, David worked for Applebee’s International, Inc. as Senior Vice President of Supply Chain Management for more than seven years before being promoted to the same position for DineEquity, the parent-company of Applebee’s and IHOP. David has also held executive positions for Prandium, Inc., The Panda Management Company and Carl Karcher Enterprises.

A California native, David holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from California State University and a master’s of business administration with an emphasis on International Business from the University of Southern California. He also holds his Purchasing Certification from the Institute for Supply Management.

In recent years, David serviced his industry and community through several organizations including: Director of National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, Director of Foodservice Board of the Produce Marketing Association, Director of the Board of the American Jazz Museum in Kansas City, taught as an adjunct professor of Supply Chain Management at Rockhurst University and is a dedicated member of the Institute of Supply Chain Management and the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals. David is currently the Chairman of the Steering Committee for the National Restaurant Association’s Supply Chain Management Executive Study Group.

Outside of the supply chain world, David enjoys playing the saxophone with a specialty in R&B and Latin fusion. He’s shared a stage with the likes of Dick Clark, Wilson Pickett and Isaac Hayes.

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In 2012, David Parsley appeared in