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Partners in Business Conference to feature Aerospace Leader Steven Moor

Huntsman School of Business Press Release

LOGAN, UT - Steven R. Moore, the general manager of Barnes Aerospace Fabrication, will be a keynote speaker at the Partners In Business Operational Excellence Conference on Oct. 2 and 3 on the Utah State University campus.

Moore’s presentation will focus on how to expand the leader’s role in the operational excellence transformation process. He is also expected to talk about eliminating the “us and them” mentality and personal agendas that exist in most organizations. Partners In Business is part of the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business. The conference will be held in the Eccles Conference Center on the main USU campus.

The 39th Annual Operational Excellence Conference will also feature a number of other speakers including Bryan Crowell, general manager of JD Machine Corp.; Amy Larkin, an author and the former director of Greenpeace Solutions; Ken Snyder, executive dean and chief administrative officer of the Huntsman School of Business; Joseph Swartz, director of business transformation at Franciscan Saint Francis Health in Indianapolis, Ind.; Joanne Deys, president and senior consultant at Brightside Alliance LLC; and Richard Williams, organizational psychologist at the Center for Management and Organization Effectiveness.

“Those interested in discovering effective ways to increase their organization’s productivity will find plenty of insight to take away from this conference,” said Jamie Andrus, associate director of Partners In Business. “Organizational excellence is a journey that requires leaders to look for ways to continuously improve. Those who attend this conference can learn from those who have already had victories reaching ambitious goals.”

Partners In Business offers a series of professional development conferences each year. More information about the conference and registration fees is available at the website (

The Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University seeks to inspire and equip students to become innovative, ethical leaders with refined analytical skills that will help them understand and succeed in the global marketplace. The Huntsman School of Business is one of eight colleges at USU, located in northern Utah. More information on the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business may be found on the web at