Speakers' Connection

Are you looking for a professional speaker for your next training seminar or event?
Jason Aurelio

Topic: Premise Security & Life Safety for Businesses & Non-Profit Organizations

Area of Expertise: Security & Fire Alarm Systems, Access Control, Camera Systems and Intercom Systems
John Hussar

Topic: Leveraging a Multimedia Approach to Your Marketing

Area of Expertise: Multimedia Production - Agency Owner
Robert Mack
Topic: Occupational Medicine, Workers Compensation Management, Occupational services, and Employee Assistance Programs.

Area of Expertise: Registered Nurse, Certified Financial Planner, Business Entrepreneur, Elected Official (Town of Union Councilman)
Kevin Webb

Topic: Overcoming the Sitting Disease

Area of Expertise: Health and Fitness
Rachel Jenks
Topic: Top Five Branding Blunders & Busters, Improve Talent Attraction, Engagement, and Retention by Improving Your Brand

Area of Expertise: branding, marketing, communications, entrepreneurship, women in business

Rachel Jenks is the Founder and Art Director of Rtistry By Design, a brand strategy and design studio based in Binghamton. She has been a professional graphic designer for more than 12 years. Prior to design, her unique journey spanned multiple roles in four countries, three cities, and two states – including professional ballet, management, copywriting, event production, business consulting, and national and international public relations.
She is a proud member of the Greater Binghamton Chamber of Commerce, the Emerging Leaders Society, and the Broome County Arts Council, and is an active participant in the renaissance of the Southern Tier.
Dawn Lanouette
Topic: Partner at Hinman, Howard and Kattell, LLP in labor and employment, cyber security and health care law.

Area of Expertise: Federal and state labor and employment law topics, marijuana in the workplace, Opioids in the workplace, paid family leave, FMLA, ADA, harassment and discrimination.

Amira Davis
Topic: Discussing Senior Living Options with Family

Area of Expertise: Elder Care, Alzheimer's and Dementia, Sales
Ashley Layton
Topic: SERVPRO Emergency Ready Profile; Water Damage; Fire, Smoke & Soot Damage; Mold Mititgation & Remediation; General Overview of SERVPRO Services

Area of Expertise: Emergency Response Planning, Fire & Water-Cleanup and Restoration, Benefits of Timely Response & Mitigation
Michael Ford
Topic: Purpleocity - Creating Sustainable Competitive Advantage

Area of Expertise: Strategic Planning, Operations Management, Supply Chain Excellence, Employee Performance
Eric Freeman
As an Advocate for the needs of better hearing, Eric serves on the NYS Advisory Board for hearing aid dispensers and is a board member of the Hearing Health Care Alliance of NY.  Hearing Loss is a silent disability that effects millions and goes untreated. His discussions focus on what is hearing loss, treatment through amplification and how it effects a persons Total Body Health and communication with family and friends.  

Area of Expertise:
Hearing evaluations to determine amplification needs, Consultation and customized fitting of appropriate hearing devises.  Service for most makes and models of hearing aids.  Hearing protection and custom earmolds.
Aaron Lambert
Topic: Eating for Better Health, How Nutrition Impacts Diabetes, Good Health Begins in the Gut, Taking Control of Unresolved Health Issues, Better Health in the Workplace, Clean Eating, almost any topic on the link between health and nutrition.

Area of Expertise: Nutrition Education, Applied Clinical Nutrition, Whole Food Supplements, Alternative Wellness, Nutrition Response Testing
Carol Schneider LMT, MMP

As a Certified Medical Massage Practitioner, Licensed Massage Therapist(NY & PA), Non VA Care Practitioner(working with Veterans), and Reiki Master, I utilize Eastern and Western modailties to provide a unique effective approach and results. Please see my website www.heartglow.massagetherapy.com for more detailed info.

CBD salve for pain management is available in 2oz jars. $30 for 1,000mg or $50 for 5,000mg CBD.

Upcoming in May 2019, utilizing IMTRC massage therapy strategies based on clinical studies to provide support for the opioid crisis.

JoAnne Baker
Topic: How to Read Nutrition Labels, Nutritionally Wise Shopping Tours, Overcoming Overwhelm - gracefully embrace your lifestyle change.

Area of Expertise: Life transition coach and wayfinder focused on nutrition education, self-awareness, resilience and persistence. Unsticking the stuck and guiding those who truly want to change gracefully through the process.
Katrina Kapustay
Topic: Basics of Alzheimer's and dementia, ten warning signs, healthy living tips, effective communication strategies, legal and financial planning, and dementia-related behavior. Please call for additional topics.

Area of Expertise: Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, local community resources, support services for caregivers
Amanda VanFossen
Topic: When to get a baseline hearing screening, what to do if you struggle with your hearing or a loved one is, protecting your hearing and how to improve your hearing with hearing devices. 

Area of Expertise: Hearing Exams and consultations, fittings and repairs of hearing aids, custom ear molds, cerumen management and home visits for those that can't get into the office. 
Stephen Snitchler

Topic: Working with a personal broker to help you identify and manage your Medicare Health options; Who is a leader, how can you identify them, how can you improve your own leadership skills

Area of Expertise: Choosing an appropriate Medicare Health Plan; Individual, Team and Executive Coaching using the John Maxwell Leadership Method

Leslie English
Topic: Building future leaders, Communicating messages with positive impact, Why invest in an executive coach? Business strategy that impacts customer satisfaction, How executives manager and balance stressful positions, The importance of successfully communicating the company vision and strategic plan, Managers are not born- they are developed.

Area of Expertise: Leslie has personally trained and coached Company Presidents, Executive VP’s and VP’s in effective business and communication strategies, sales, media and in-person presentations as well as engagement, emotional intelligence, change/crisis management and leadership skills. She has served on various Boards within CNY as well as being invited as a keynote presenter for various organizations.
Jesan Sorrells
Topic: Conflict Management at Work; Self-Awareness in Modern Employees; Business Storytelling for the 21st Century

Area of Expertise: Jesan Sorrells is THE premiere keynote speaker, author, blogger, consultant, and B2B facilitator in Upstate NY! Jesan Sorrells is the CEO and Founder of Human Services Consulting and Training, a division of Jesan Sorrells, LLC, based out of Endicott, NY. HSCT is a full stack, boutique, corporate training and consulting agency that works to help make their clients communicate beautifully! Jesan Sorrells is the author of Marketing For Peace Builders: How to Market Your Value to a World in Conflict.
Russ Swanger

Through Russ The BIG Guy Consulting, Russell L. Swanger III provides unique training for new business owners, aspiring entrepreneurs and other professionals in the form of publications, keynotes, webinars and live workshops, which help students quickly acquire the skills necessary to navigate the business world, grow their businesses and make money. If you already have employees, Russ provides a rich experience for them designed to help you reach your business goals. 

Available titles:
10 Essential SUPERpowers (Every entrepreneur needs to WIN the day!)

Presto! Problem Solved (How to find and unlock your creative problem-solving genius.)

A Memorable 4 Step Sales Process (For professionals who hate selling!)

Diana Wolgemuth

Topic: Employee Engagement, Emotional Intelligence, Building Rapport and connecting with others, Fundamentals of presentation skills, Facilitating Effective Meetings

Area of Expertise: Diana has delivered programs for numerous local organizations throughout Central New York. She is Past President of the Board of Directors for the CNY Chapter of American Society of Training and Development. She currently serves as the Executive Chair for the Board of Directors at CNY Works, and is a member of CNY SHRM as well as CNY Sales & Marketing Executives. 


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