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Nov. 2, 2007

Alumna, CEO to deliver Nov. 6 Tippie lectures

Ann Drake, a UI alumna and chief executive officer of DSC Logistics, will visit the University of Iowa's Tippie College of Business as a Pearson Lecturer on Tuesday, Nov. 6.

Drake will speak at 9:30 a.m. in Room C20 Pomerantz Career Center and at 3:55 p.m. in Room W10 Pomerantz. Both lectures are free and open to the public.

DSC Logistics is a Chicago-based supply chain management, warehouse and transportation company. Since becoming CEO in 1994, Drake has reorganized DSC into an extended family of 22 separate companies to a network of integrated logistics and supply chain management operations.

Drake is also vice chairman of the Business Advisory Council for the Northwestern University Transportation Center. She also serves on the Board of Governors and as co-chair of the Transportation Committee for the Metropolitan Planning Council, on the Board of Governors for The Committee of 200, and on the Board of the Center for Women's Business Research. She is currently a member of The Chicago Network, the Commercial Club of Chicago, the Economic Club of Chicago, the Council for Supply Chain Management, and the Warehouse Education Research Council.

Drake received her undergraduate degree from the University of Iowa and her Master of Business Administration degree from the Kellogg School at Northwestern University.

STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa News Service, 300 Plaza Centre One, Suite 371, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-2500.

MEDIA CONTACT: Tom Snee, University News Services, 319-384-0010, tom-snee@uiowa.edu.