Speakers

Bob Verchota

Grants & Funding

Bob Verchota is owner and senior consultant for RPVerchota & Associates, a consulting firm providing services to clients who seek to align their business and employees, creating successful outcomes and excellent work environments. After 30+ years in Human Resources senior leadership roles and teaching both undergraduate and graduate courses in Leadership and Organizational Development, Bob tra......Read more

Cathleen Hampton

Education

Cathleen Hampton has more than 25 years of experience as a human resources professional providing subject matter expertise and consulting services in areas of risk and compliance, work force planning, and human capital strategy. She has a unique ability to analyze operations for risk and help maneuver cultural practices and compliance enhancements that increase organizational outcomes.  She i......Read more

Dayna J. Reum

Grants & Funding

Dayna is currently the Director of Payroll Operations at a major medical center in Chicago.  Dayna has been heavily involved in the payroll field over 17 years.  Starting as a payroll clerk at a small Tucson company, Dayna moved on to be a Payroll Team Leader at Honeywell Inc.  During Dayna’s time at Honeywell she obtained her FPC (Fundamental Payroll Certification) through th......Read more

Mike Thomas

Grants & Funding

Mike Thomas has worked in the IT training business since 1989. He is a subject matter expert in a range of technologies including Microsoft Office and Apple Mac. In 2012 Mike founded theexceltrainer.co.uk where he has produced nearly 200 written and video-based Excel tutorials. He has recorded several Excel training courses for pluralsight.com and in his career delivered hundreds of courses and we......Read more

Natalie Ivey

Grants & Funding

Natalie Ivey, MBA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP is an HR consultant, professional speaker, author, and educator within the HR profession.  She has more than two decades of HR management experience with Fortune 500 organizations and in working as a trusted advisor and consultant to business leaders both in the U.S. and abroad.  She is the founder and CEO of Results Performance Consulting, Inc., an HR c......Read more

Neil Malek

MS Office & IT

Neil Malek is a software instructor from Orlando, FL. He runs a company called Knack Training, that offers courses on Microsoft Office and SharePoint, Adobe Creative Cloud, G Suite, presentation design and delivery, and other professional development topics. He is a Microsoft Certified Trainer, Adobe Certified Expert, and CompTIA Certified Technical Trainer. ......Read more

Paul Flogstad

Affordable Housing

Paul has been involved in the real estate industry for the past 38 years. After college graduation was in law enforcement for 4 years. From that point on, he has been involved in sales, construction, project management, appraisal, mortgage consulting and brokerage, property management and property management consulting/training. Most recently, he was a consultant for affordable, multi-housing p......Read more

Somer V. Jefferiss Esq.

Education

Mrs. Jefferiss’ practice has focused on Human Resources and employment law for the past decade. As Counsel and Director of Compliance for Datamatics Management Services, Inc., Mrs. Jefferiss works closely with company executives, HR professionals and labor management consultants to resolve legal and business issues employers face. Combining her knowledge of federal and local employment and labor......Read more

Susan Fahey Desmond

Grants & Funding

Susan Fahey Desmond is a partner with Jackson Lewis, LLP, which has offices in over 54 cities across the United States. She has been representing management in all aspects of labor in employment law since 1985. She is listed in Best Lawyers in America and has been named by Chamber USA as one of America’s Leading Business Lawyers for labor and employment law. She is also listed in Mid-So......Read more

Taylor Ivey

Human Resources

During his years in the military as an Ammunitions Stock Handling and Control Specialist in the U.S. Army at Fort Riley, KS, Taylor was responsible for safely storing, issuing, receiving, and transporting various types of munitions, supervising a team, and providing monthly coaching and employee performance documentation.  He was also responsible for operation and assembly of the Army Combat ......Read more

Vicki M. Lambert, CPP

Education

Vicki M. Lambert, CPP, is President and Academic Director of The Payroll Advisor™, a firm specializing in payroll education and training. The company’s website www.thepayrolladvisor.com offers a payroll news service which keeps payroll professionals up-to-date on the latest rules and regulations. With over 35 years of hands-on experience in all facets of payroll functions as well as......Read more

Wes Pruett

Grants & Funding

Wes Pruett is the owner of HR Advisors LLC, a consulting practice that provides service to clients who seek to align their business and employees, creating successful outcomes and excellent work environments. After 20 years in senior leadership within the Mayo Health System, he founded HR Advisors. Wes Pruett provides solutions to companies for a wide variety of HR issues including co......Read more