keynote speakers, presenters & moderators

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Keynote Speakers

Andrew Tarvin

Marilyn Sherman

Marilyn Sherman

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HUMOR THAT WORKS

The Secret to Being More Productive, Less Stressed, and Happier


Andrew Tarvin is the world's first Humor Engineer teaching people how to get better results while having more fun.  Andrew has helped more 25,000 people at 250+ organizations--including P&G, GE, ESPN, Microsoft, the U.S. Navy and PepsiCo--learn to be more productive, less stressed, and happier

Marilyn Sherman

Marilyn Sherman

Marilyn Sherman

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Why Settle for the Balcony..

When you can get a front-row seat?


For the last 22 years, Marilyn has motivated audiences all over the country, and internationally with topics about hope, inspiration, and practical tools to implement immediately. With clients in government, corporations, and hospitality, Marilyn is known for giving people success strategies to overcome obstacles, have a more positive mindset, and reduce conflict in the workplace.

Barton Seaver

Marilyn Sherman

Barton Seaver

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Seafood as Innovation: Exploring a delicious and healthy ocean of opportunity 


 Barton Seaver is on a mission to restore our relationship with the ocean, the land, and with each other—through dinner. He has translated his illustrious career as a chef to become one of the world’s leading experts and educators in the area of sustainable seafood innovations.  Barton is an author of 8 books, internationally recognized speaker and television personality.

Presenters & Moderators

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Jared Beckmann

Jared Beckmann

Jared Beckmann

Vice President of Culinary & Dining Services

Resort Lifestyle Communities

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Jim Epper

Jared Beckmann

Jared Beckmann

 Director of Culinary Services 

Bishop Gadsden Episcopal 

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Aaron Fish

Jared Beckmann

Katie Griffith

Vice President of Food & Beverage

Civitas Senior Living

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Katie Griffith

Katie Griffith

Katie Griffith

Principal

Bright Solutions

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Gary McBlain

Katie Griffith

Kim Mortensen

National Director of Culinary

Amica Senior Lifestyles

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Kim Mortensen

Katie Griffith

Kim Mortensen

Director of Dining and Hospitality

The Academy

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Jonathan Pinsker

Jonathan Pinsker

Jonathan Pinsker

Regional Director of Culinary and Nutritional Services

Acts Retirement-Life Communities

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Maggie Roche

Jonathan Pinsker

Jonathan Pinsker

Founder

Roche Dietitians

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Matt Schuler

Jonathan Pinsker

Becky Smith, CFSP

Director of Culinary Development

Scopos Hospitality Group

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Becky Smith, CFSP

Becky Smith, CFSP

Becky Smith, CFSP

Project Executive

Clark Food Service Equipment

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Andre Smith

Becky Smith, CFSP

Andre Smith

Dining Services Director

Commonwealth Senior Living

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Julio Trejo

Becky Smith, CFSP

Andre Smith

National Director of Culinary

Watercrest Senior Living

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John Andrews

Evan Faucette

John Andrews

National Director of Dining

Ohio Living

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Kim Brenkus

Evan Faucette

John Andrews

Dining of Learning & Development

Metz Culinary Management

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Evan Faucette

Evan Faucette

Evan Faucette

Food & Beverage Director

The Woodlands at Furman

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Adam Lamb

Reginald Stephens

Evan Faucette

Director of Dining Services

Deerfield Episcopal Retirement

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Reginald Stephens

Reginald Stephens

Reginald Stephens

Director of Dining Services

Roland Park Place 

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Fred Weiss

Reginald Stephens

Reginald Stephens

Principal

F Weiss & Associates

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Daniel Zito

Stephen Eggles

Stephen Eggles

Principal, Architect

Tipton Associates

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Stephen Eggles

Stephen Eggles

Stephen Eggles

Vice President of Mid-South Region

Acts Retirement-Life Communities

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Salem Suber

Stephen Eggles

Salem Suber

Director of Dining Services

Southminster

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David Cohen

Glenn Bradley

Salem Suber

Corporate Executive Chef

Morrison Living

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Glenn Bradley

Glenn Bradley

Glenn Bradley

Director of Design and Retail

Morrison Living

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Kyle Markgraf

Glenn Bradley

Glenn Bradley

Director of  Dining Operations

Bishop Gadsden

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