Notable Speakers 2016-2017

Upcoming Speakers 

Alessandro Moreira, CH Robinson Co

Allison Gillmore, Founder and CEO of DuMore Improv

Andrew Dehais, data Tech

William “Bill” Bean, VP of SC Stevedores Association

Brett Mueller, US Customs & Border Protection 

Brian McKenzie, US Customs & Border Protection

Brian Snavely, BMW Manufacturing

Bryan Luce, 3d Modeling

Candace Smith, Etiquette for the Business of Life

Capt. John Cameron, USCG Ret., Charleston Branch Pilots

Chirs Downey, Vessel Planning Manager, Mediterranean Shipping Co.

Chris Walker, Chick-fil-A Multi-Restaurant Franchisee

Coleman Thompson, Hunter Transport

David Popowski, Popowski Law Firm

Fritz Missel, Southeastern Freight Lines

Glenn Starkman, Co-founder of Soteria

Greg Stewart, Boeing Corporation

Greg Walling, Kansas City Southern

Jack Scruggs, Neal Brothers

Jeff Johnson, Assistant Vice President of Latin American at Import Trades, Mediterranean Shipping Co.

Jeff von Freymann, SCORE Mentor

Jessica Baron Martin, Wells Fargo

Julius “Sam” Hines, K&L Gates LLP

Krissa Watry, Founder and CEO of Dynepic

Matthew Scott, 3d Printing

Michael Cahill, Private Investor, Attorney, and Business Consultant, Former EVP & General Counsel ofor Trust Company of the West

Patrick Barber, President & CEO of Superior Transportation

Pat Manna, Serial Entrepreneur

Patrick Moore, SC State Ports Authority

Richard Spahr, Supervisor Application Systems at SC State Ports Authority

Rob Weil, Charleston Branch Pilots

Srini Venkatraman, Chief Data Scientist at Boeing

Stan Barnett, Smith, Bundy, Bybee & Barnett

Stephen Rauch, Manager Application Systems at SC State Ports Authority

Suzan Carroll-Ramsey, Sales Manager for Foreign Trade Zone Corporation/Property Mgr at SCSPA

Trent Derrick, Financial Advisor & Chief Market Technician at Legacy Wealth Management

Wayne Mickiewicz, Retired CEO of Bell & Howell Publishing Services

William Dutour, Captain of the M/V Maersk Memphis

Past Speakers (Summer/Fall 2016)

Alyson Murphy, Owner of Murphy's Manners

Ana Bailey, Lean Corp

Andrew Blevins, Supply Chain Team Leader at AstenJohnson

Andy Livengood, Improv actor, Theatre 99

Bill Read, Sr. VP Products Operating Group at Accenture

Billy Mills, Southeast Director of Wells Fargo Property & Casualty

Brette Rowley, Career Coach to Millennials

Brian Beason, Special Claims Fraud Investigators for Farm Bureau Insurance

Chris Burrows, Font Studios

Chuck Beddingfield, Managing Director at Events Management Associates

Dan Henderson- Former Director of Carter Real Estate Center

Dan Solin, New York Times best-selling author of the Smartest series of investing books

Edwin Garro, General Director of PXS Performance Excellence Solutions

Ellen Steverson, Owner, StartingBlock Career Services

Elyse Welch, Brokerage Associate at Colliers International

Eric Bakker, DJ Powers Company

Eric Cox, Atlantic Coast Advisory Group of Charleston

Fern White, IBM

Francis Johnson, Jr, Vice President of Personal Lines at Johnson & Johnson Insurance

George Briggs, Supplier Management at Boeing

Hal Burton, President and CEO at Premier Logistics Solutions

Jack Dietrich, Fount

Jason Odgers, Roanoke Trade Services

Jeff Geygan, CEO of Global Value Investment Corp

Jenny Hilton, Roanoke Trading Partners Maritime Insurance

Jon Archer, Moran Towing

Jordan Eilenberg , Logistics Engineering Michelin

Joseph Pearson, BB&T, International Services Division

Justin Ferira, CEO at The Seine Group

Justin McLain, CEO of Endeavor

Karl Krull, Logistics Group Leader at Daimler Vans Manufacturing, LLC

Kyle Boggs, MRO-Tools Lead Buyer – North America (CP/MRO5) Robert Bosch LLC Laura Varn, VP of Human Resources Management, Santee Cooper

Lenny Blevins, Chapel Street Advisors, The Hudson Group

Levi Morehouse, CEO and Founder of Ceterus’

Logan Edwards, Partner at Fount / Owner at Le Create LLC / Web Developer for Chocolate & Carrots

Major General James Livingston, USMC ret.

Margaret Fleming, Special Claims Fraud Investigators for Farm Bureau Insurance

Micah Mallace MBA '11, Regional Manager, SC Port Authority

Michael Stevens, CEO and Co-Founder of

Michael Tall, President and COO of Charlestowne Hotels Inc. 

Michael Veeck, President of the Charleston Riverdogs

Mike Palmer, Brokerage Associate at Colliers International

Nick Gavalas, Entrepreneur, Founder of Gavalas & Kolanko Foundation/JICR, and Former General Agent of

Patric Goettsches, Executive Assistant & Logistics Manager at Mercedes-Benz Vans LLC

Paul Asper, Division VP, DaVita Healthcare Partners

Paul Steadman, Owner of The Steadman Agency, Inc.

Raymond Farmer, Director of SC Department of Insurance

Rick Jones, John S. James Co., Inc.

Rick Self, Owner and CEO, Talinco, LLC

Rivers Pearce, Director of Marketing at BoomTown-Real Estate Platform

Rob Hare, Facilities Manager at Palmetto Rail

Robert Kosian, Managing Partner, The Capital Solutions Group

Robert Stecker, Manager in Supply Development at Boeing

Ryan VanMiddlesworth, Fount

Sebastian Steadman, Associate, Booz Allen Hamilton

Stacy Davis, Michelin Human Resources

Steve Edwards, Motivational Speaker/Author

Steve Parker, Jr., CEO and Co-Founder of LEVELWING

Stewart Vernon, Founder and CEO of ASP

Stuart Williams, Director of Be Earth Foundation, Founder of ImPact, a United Nations IGO 

Taylor Floss, Key Account Manager at C.H. Robertson

The SC Agency for MassMutual Financial Group Troy Hall, PhD, COO, South Carolina Federal Credit Union

Wilson Baker, Service Center Manager of OOCL