2019 Speaker Roster

Chuck Ashby

Service & Asset Manager – North Texas, Accent Food Services

Technician Training Summit: Preventative Maintenance & Monitoring New Technology

Chad Batten

Production Manager & Coffee Roaster, Well-Bean Coffee Company

Farm to Cup: Selling Your Company’s Story

Steve Brehm

President, Berry Coffee Company
The Operational Impact of an Evolving Coffee Services Industry

Melissa Brown

Founder & CEO, Well-Bean Coffee
The Operational Impact of an Evolving Coffee Services Industry and Sustainability & Single-Use Disposable Products – From Words to Actions

Todd Carmichael

CEO & Co-founder, La Colombe Coffee
Barista to a Billion – My Journey and What I’ve Learned So Far

Stu Case

Account Manager, Avanti Markets
Increase Micro Market Sales with OCS

Brian Cook

Corporate Technical Manager, Associated Services
Technician Training Summit: Communication and Customer Service

Jeff Deitchler

General Manager, PrairieFire Coffee Roasters
The Essence of Coffee Module 4 – Top to Bottom OCS Operations

Eric Dell, JD, MBA

SVP of External Affairs, NAMA
2018 Industry Census Results

Mark DiDomenico

Director of Customer Solutions, Datassential
Driving Growth: Macro Trends Changing the Way Consumers Eat and Drink

Maeve Duska

SVP of Marketing and Strategic Development, USA Technologies
Trending Technologies in Convenience Services

Drew Dutton

Director of Equipment Services, Royal Cup
Technician Training Summit: Communication and Customer Service

David Emmens

Technical Training Manager, Pentair
Water: The Foundation for a Perfect Cup

Ken Epling

Director of Technical Services, Lavit
Technician Training Summit: The Art of Root Cause Diagnostics and Training Technician Summit: Preventative Maintenance & Monitoring New Technology

Jon Ferguson

Coffee Quality Specialist, Arbor Day Foundation
Sustainability & Single-Use Disposable Products – From Words to Actions

Robert Fidler

VP of Equipment & Asset Management, Canteen
Technician Training Summit: Communication & Customer Service; and Technician Training Summit: Preventative Maintenance & Monitoring New Technology

Ben Gordon

President & Co-Founder, Wandering Bear Coffee
Kegonomics: Crafting Coffee-on-Tap Programs

Mike Goscinski

Director of Federal & State Affairs, NAMA
Government Affairs Update –Federal, State and Local Government Activities and their Impact on Your Business

Larry Hake

G&J
The Essence of Coffee Module 3 – Coffee Commerce

Josh Hartsel, Ph.D.

Chief Science Officer, Chemesis
CBD: What It Is and How to Capitalize On the Emerging Segment

Jillian Hendershot

Business Development Manager, Accent Food Services
The Operational Impact of an Evolving Coffee Services Industry

John Hickey

Co-Founder, Tech 2 Success LLC
Trending Technologies in Convenience Services

Michael Kasavana, Ph.D

NAMA Endowed Professor
Trending Technologies in Convenience Services; and Developing Your Company’s Technology Roadmap

Cory Martin

VP of Government Relations, IBWA
Government Affairs Update –Federal, State and Local Government Activities and their Impact on Your Business

Karalynn McDermott

Karalynn McDermott, MBA

SVP of Market Development, BUNN
Technician Training Summit: Preventative Maintenance & Monitoring New Technology

Ryan McWhirter

Director of Product, 365 Retail Markets
Developing Your Company’s Technology Roadmap

Albert Moya

Field Service Manager, BUNN
Technician Training Summit: Top 10 Troubleshooting Tips for Field Repairs and Technician Training Summit: Preventative Maintenance & Monitoring New Technology

Melissa Nichols

Director of Product Management, BUNN
Technician Training Summit: Communication and Customer Service and Technician Training Summit: Top 10 Troubleshooting Tips for Field Repairs

Troy Nihart

Partner, Isodiol CBD Brands
CBD: What It Is and How to Capitalize On the Emerging Segment

Cody Otto

VP, Otto Vending Service, Inc.
Developing Your Company’s Technology Roadmap

Chad Panton

President, JavaWorks
How to Develop and Maintain Partnerships That Will Impact Your Business

Paresh Patel, Ph.D

CEO & Founder, PayRange
Trending Technologies in Convenience Services

C.J. Recher

VP Marketing, Five Star Food Service and
Co-Founder, Feeding the Future
Developing Your Company’s Technology Roadmap and ; and How to Develop and Maintain Partnerships That Will Impact Your Business

Dan Reeves

Regional Sales Manager, Vistar
How to Develop and Maintain Partnerships That Will Impact Your Business

Josh Rosenberg

Co-Founder, Plants Optimizing People
CBD: What It Is and How to Capitalize On the Emerging Segment

Linda Saldana

Regional Sales Director, Five Star Food Service
How to Develop and Maintain Partnerships That Will Impact Your Business

Cortney Scharenberg

Technical Training Manager, Pentair
Water: The Foundation for a Perfect Cup

Ken Shea, CCS

VP of Coffee Service, G&J Marketing
The Operational Impact of an Evolving Coffee Services Industry

Greg Sidwell

President, G&J Marketing
CBD: What It Is and How to Capitalize On the Emerging Segment

Duncan Smith

President & COO, All Star Services
Developing Your Company’s Technology Roadmap

Jeff Stebbings

VP Strategic Accounts, Teaja Tea, A PLNTSOP Company
CBD: What It Is and How to Capitalize On the Emerging Segment

Elyssa Steiner

Director of Marketing, USA Technologies
Farm to Cup: Selling Your Company’s Story

Tom Steuber

President, Associated Services
The Operational Impact of an Evolving Coffee Services Industry and Technician Training Summit: Communication and Customer Service

Alvin Tayag

Coffee Ambassador
Technician Training Summit: Preventative Maintenance & Monitoring New Technology

Raj Teja

Founding Partner, PLNTSOP
CBD: What It Is and How to Capitalize On the Emerging Segment

Greg Tucker

Technical Service Manager, Newco
Technician Training Summit: The Full Experience of Service and Technician Training Summit: Preventative Maintenance & Monitoring New Technology

Bob Tullio

Owner, TullioB2B LLC
Selling Convenience Services – How Management Support Creates Elite Sales Reps; and The Essence of Coffee Module 3 – Coffee Commerce

Paul Tullio

VP of OCS/Pantry, Atlanta, Five Star Food Service
How to Develop and Maintain Partnerships That Will Impact Your Business

Jan Marck Vrijlandt

Managing Director, Selecta Benelux and Export
Creating Success in North America with Premium Coffee Concepts

Gillian White

Managing Director EMEA APAC, Crane Merchandising Systems
Creating Success in North America with Premium Coffee Concepts