September 23 - 26, 2019 | Scottsdale, Arizona

Site Tour Day: Monday, September 23, 2019

Start of Site Tour Day

8:00 am - 12:00 pm SITE TOUR A: ALBERTSONS COMPANIES: SUPPORTING BUSINESS OPERATIONS

Albertsons Companies is one of the largest food and drug retailers in the United States, with both a strong local presence and national scale. We operate stores across 34 states and the District of Columbia under 20 well-known banners including Albertsons, Safeway, Vons, Jewel-Osco, Shaw’s, Acme, Tom Thumb, Randalls, United Supermarkets, Pavilions, Star Market, Haggen and Carrs, as well as meal kit company Plated based in New York City. Albertsons Companies is committed to helping people across the country live better lives by making a meaningful difference, neighborhood by neighborhood. In 2018 alone, along with the Albertsons Companies Foundation, the company gave $260 million in food and financial support. These efforts helped millions of people in the areas of hunger relief, education, cancer research and treatment, programs for people with disabilities and veterans outreach.

During this site tour, participants will:
  • Explore how Albertsons National Service Center delivers high quality services and an excellent experience to their retail, distribution, manufacturing, and back office customers
  • Explore their accounting, finance and employee services functions


Host: Gregory Rousseau, VP Employee Services, Alberstons
Gregory Rousseau, VP, Employee Services at Albertsons

Gregory Rousseau

VP, Employee Services
Albertsons


12:00 pm - 5:00 pm SITE TOUR B: ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY: EXPANDING SHARED SERVICES

Arizona State University has a growing shared services organization. It has gone from serving 1200 FTEs to 2400 FTEs in less than three years, and the are responsible for assisting Environmental Health and Safety, the Athletics Department, Technology Services, ASU Online, the Campus Police Department are all assisted by the work of the SSO at ASU. That, while 42,000 students need to be 
served and assisted.

During this site tour, participants will:
  • Explore ASUs new shared services offices 
  • Tour ASU facilities including their Athletics Department, Police Department and Environmental Health and Safety Department


Host: Rick Baumbach, Director, Shared Services, Arizona State University
Rick Baumbach, Director, Shared Services Initiatives and Process Integrity at Arizona State University

Rick Baumbach

Director, Shared Services Initiatives and Process Integrity
Arizona State University