Mike Terrell is a proven leader with over 20 years of experience in supply chain and manufacturing management. As the Director of Operational Excellence at The Coca-Cola Company, Mike is responsible for the implementation of standardized processes and initiatives to enhance end-to-end supply chain manufacturing as well as Direct Store Delivery (DSD) Planning Operations in North America. Prior to this, Mike held a number of different positions at Sara Lee Corporation, including as Continuous Improvement Change Agent for the US, Director of Manufacturing for Sara Lee’s largest plant, and Director of Operations for Sara Lee Store Brands. Mike is a graduate of University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff with a MBA from Mercer University. He is a certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, and teaches Continuous Improvement courses for the continuing education department at the University of West Georgia. Mike also serves as President of Empowered for Life, a nonprofit focused on helping at risk youth. He lives in Newnan, GA with his wife and two children.