Miles Adcox, Owner and CEO, Onsite
Miles Adcox is the Owner and CEO of Onsite, an internationally-known therapeutic and personal growth workshop center, which has been featured on Good Morning America, 20/20 as well as in The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times. He is the founder of Milestones Recovery Center and Inspire Publishing. He is a passionate social entrepreneur with several ventures in the change business. He co-hosted FOX’s The Daily Helpline, is a regular guest expert on The Dr. Phil Show and has been on The Doctors and A&E’s Intervention. In the past year, Miles has been a featured speaker and facilitator at various national events including The Storyline Conference, Random House, Catalyst and O, The Oprah Magazine’s Rising Strong Day with Dr. Brené Brown among many others on various topics including ‘leadership from within,’ connection and emotional wellness.
Miles is a communication and mental health advisor to the entertainment industry providing coaching, consulting and other services for those in need. He is the co-founder, executive producer and host of Inspire Nashville, the creative community’s annual premiere event honoring leaders in the music community who use their platforms for transformative, philanthropic reach. He is an advisory board member for Musicians on Call, The Onsite Foundation, Dream 514 and C4 Recovery Solutions. He consults with several international NGOs and travels around the world to provide relief efforts and trauma-informed education to war-torn regions. Miles lives in Nashville with his wife, Vanessa, and has a passion for horses, dogs and all things outdoors.
The Honorable Mary Bono, Principal, FaegreBD Consulting
Mary Bono, a former United States congresswoman from California, served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1998-2013. Since leaving Congress, Mary has developed a robust practice advising businesses and other entities nationwide on legislative, regulatory and policy matters.
In Congress, Mary was known for her skill and passion for building bipartisan consensus and developing win-win solutions that benefitted all parties. As a result, legislation she authored was signed into law by Presidents Clinton, Bush and Obama. At FaegreBD Consulting, Mary utilizes the same results-focused approach to help organizations achieve their policy objectives. She has particular expertise in the telecommunications, energy, health care, land management and water policy sectors.
Jim Clarkson, MA, LADAC, CEO, ViaPositiva
Jim Clarkson, MA, LADAC, serves as CEO of ViaPositiva—a consulting, counseling, coaching and training company and serves as a senior advisor to SelfRefind, the nation’s leading recovery oriented, trauma informed Medication Assisted Opioid Use Disorder Treatment provider.  He also serves as chair of the National Advisory Board of Ensoftek Technologies.  He previously served as a National Vice President with ValueOptions, Inc. (now Beacon Health Options) --the nation's largest private behavioral health and wellness managed care organization.
Michael Clingan, Principal, The Claymore Group
Michael Clingan, Principal, The Claymore Group.  Michael Clingan is Principal Consultant for The Claymore Group. He works with organizations to expand markets, improve efficiencies, and retain customers.  Michael co-founded and served as Chancellor of the C-bridge Institute on the MIT campus. The Institute, with over 50 faculty and staff, taught thousands of executives the specific skills needed for success in rapidly changing business environments.
 Ben Cort, Founder, Addiction Treatment Marketers' Organization/Cort Consulting
Ben’s passion for recovery, prevention and harm reduction comes from his own struggle with substance abuse. Sober since 6/15/96, Ben has been a part of the recovery community in almost every way imaginable; from a recipient to a provider to a spokesperson Cort has a deep understanding of the issues and a personal motivation to see the harmful effects of drug and alcohol abuse minimized.

In 2007 Ben left his position as a HR director inside of a Denver based S&P 500 firm to help start the Colorado based nonprofit, Phoenix Multisport (PM). As an original board member and then their first full time employee, Ben was instrumental in building this organization that has received frequent national recognition for their innovative approach to building sober communities around sport and healthy activities. 

Ben joined the drug policy conversation at the national level in 2012 after leaving PM to be a part of the “No on 64” Campaign. Following the passage of A64 he has been appointed to the Board of Directors of Project SAM (Smart Approaches to Marijuana) As well as NALGAP (the National Association of Lesbian, Gay, and Transgender Treatment Providers and their Allies). Ben’s passion about the intersection of recovery and public policy makes him frequent guest in the media.

His first book, Stirring the Pot – A book about weed, published by HCI is due out in 2017. Ben resigned from his position with the University of Colorado Hospital inside of their chemical dependency treatment service line in January 2017 to focus on marijuana education and consulting inside of the substance use disorder treatment field. 
Matthew M. Dorman, Co-Founder & CEO, Credible Behavioral Health Inc.

With more than 20 years experience in technology management, operations, finance and investment banking, and 18 years of political and government knowledge, Matthew Dorman has driven Credible from a start-up with a mission to improve the quality of care in behavioral health to a profitable, financially stable company with over 240 contracts and annual revenues exceeding $20 million.

Prior to starting Credible, Matthew managed a $40 million e-Commerce division for Lockheed Martin. Matt also has work experience in the private sector managing turn-arounds and proving investment banking and management consulting. Prior to earning his MBA, he worked in county and state government in Maryland as well as on Capitol Hill.  He earned his MBA in Finance from the University of Maryland and a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Delaware.

Daniel Gemp, CEO, Dreamscape Marketing
Daniel Gemp has been the President and CEO of Dreamscape Marketing since its founding in 2005.  Dreamscape is a leading provider of professional business-to-business and business-to-consumer marketing strategy, patient acquisition marketing, and custom digital campaign development for addiction treatment providers.  While at Dreamscape, Dan has originated custom strategies for the effective implementation of internet and search marketing as well as social/mobile advertising campaigns.  He maintains consultative focus on extremely efficient and proprietary search engine optimization techniques focused on Return-On-Investment driven methodologies and metrics.  A graduate of Villanova University’s school of business, Dan applies financial modeling and international experience to Dreamscape’s campaigns to consult partners on a cost-per-action model.  Dreamscape engineers and develops custom solutions for small to large treatment centers and recovery service providers with targeted research, products, and content-centric campaigns that result in new revenue streams, increased brand awareness, implementation of new lead development systems, and direct sales activation.  With the rise of the burgeoning mobile web/app market, Dan has also positioned Dreamscape as a thought leader on system design and mobile advertising.
Michael A. Gillette, PhD, Bioethical Services of Virginia, Inc.
Dr. Michael Gillette is a bioethicist who has presented numerous keynotes and workshops nationally and    internationally over the past two decades. Additionally, he contracts with dozens of healthcare organizations and other agencies to provide ethics case consultations and policy work. His energetic and interactive style engages his audiences and helps them think critically about ethical decisions in their work and beyond.  Dr. Gillette graduated magna cum laude from Brandeis University, with majors in philosophy and classical Greek, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He earned his master’s and Ph.D. in philosophy at Brown University. He has taught at colleges and universities, published articles in the field of clinical ethics and has received several teaching awards. In 2004, he was elected to the City Council in Lynchburg, Virginia, and subsequently served two terms as Mayor of the City.
Kathie Infante-McBroom​, Founder, Synergy Business Group LLC
Kathie Infante-McBroom has an MBA from Wayne State University and successfully completed a series of business and leadership course work  from University of Michigan, Michigan State University, Harvard University and Ford Motor Executive Leadership Training.  Kathie has 23 years of leadership and business experience and founded Synergy Business Group LLC in 2002.  Synergy Business Group focuses on discerning and applying the natural laws of high achievement.  Since its inception 15 years ago Synergy Business Group and Kathie have worked with hundreds of organizations to implement the natural laws of high achievement and to build high achievement leadership teams and companies.   Although the concepts are simple, building a high achievement company takes discipline, focus and commitment.  Kathie introduces the concepts to the leadership team and then works with the leadership team to integrate the concepts into the organization and drive results.  Kathie loves what she does and is so passionate about this work that she even volunteers and mentors non-profits on being high achievement and driving desired results. 
Jef Mullins, CEO. Waters Edge Recovery
Jef is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Waters Edge Recovery, and was formerly the Head of Training and Development at PROMIS clinics and the Mind Campus, where he was responsible for programme and staff development. He is a founder member of the National Skills Consortium for Sustance Misuse, a primary advisor body to the British Government. He has, in earlier life, been the Principal of a large language school and the Program Director for an Arts Festival. He was the Treatment Director at TTP - Europe's largest private provider of addiction treatment - and was responsible for the implementation and design of treatment programs nationally as TTP grew from 1 clinic to 16. Jef’s role was principally focused on maintaining quality of treatment delivery, the implementation of strong systems and structures required for company growth and spearheading TTP’s expansion. Jef is also  the Vice President of Creating Tomorrow’s Leaders, a non-profit organization which supports children from the African-American community of Fort Piece to stay in school and gain important and life-changing employability skills, confidence, social inclusion and self-esteem. He is also the Director of the Overdose Prevention Initiative.
Lee Pepper, CMO, UHS Addiction Services
As a member of the executive leadership team for UHS Addiction Services, Lee leads the online marketing teams, business development team, conference team and alumni team. Lee joined Foundations Recovery Network in June 2008 as Chief Information Officer before taking on the role of Chief Marketing Officer in 2012, where he led the transition from traditional referral, yellow pages and paid marketing campaigns to an SEO/SEM and social media strategy. This paradigm shift has transformed FRN into an industry leader within behavioral healthcare. This change was coupled with new processes for calls, leads and admissions to all be analyzed and monitored in real time.
Anelia Shaheed, Associate, Law Offices of Julie W. Allison P.A.
Anelia Shaheed is an Associate with the Law Offices of Julie W. Allison P.A. Joining the firm in January of 2015, Ms. Shaheed brings a variety of skills and experience in the managed care, insurance reimbursement, provider risk management and other areas involving healthcare providers and insureds.Joining the firm in January of 2015, Ms. Shaheed brings a variety of skills and experience in the managed care, insurance reimbursement, provider risk management and other areas involving healthcare providers and insureds.  While pursuing her law degree, Ms. Shaheed was employed with a nationally recognized health billing company. During her seven year tenure, she attained the position of Chief Operating Officer and eventually General Counsel upon her admission to the bar. Her employment experience provided substantial insight and involvement within the areas that health care providers experienced with insurance, reimbursement, Medicare and Medicare, risk management, and similarly situated areas. Additionally, Ms. Shaheed has worked with providers relating to payor audits and medical necessity criteria and implementation.  As the Chief Operations Officer, Ms. Shaheed also learned the operational intricacies of managing and employing over 150+ staff members and interacting with providers and hospitals, giving her valuable insight into the fiscally productive operation of a business.
Todd Seder, Vice President, SAS Group
Todd Seder is the Vice President of SAS Group LLC, a laboratory management company that builds, staffs and manages laboratories for clients in the addiction treatment industry. He has more than 20 years of experience in Healthcare, and 6 years working with addiction recovery providers, focusing on business development and sales strategy. Todd has a passion for helping companies create operational solutions that help them achieve their business and financial goals.
Bruce F. Singer, PsyD, Chief of Psychology, Crossroads Centre Antigua, Chief Visionary Officer, Treatment Rehab Professionals LLC
Bruce F. Singer, PsyD, is a licensed psychologist who currently serves as Chief of Psychology for Crossroads Centre Antigua.  Prior to this, he created and directed the nationally known Chronic Pain and Recovery Center at Silver Hill Hospital in New Canaan, Connecticut.  Dr. Singer received his undergraduate degree from Wesleyan University and his doctorate from Pepperdine University in California.  He is widely recognized as a leader in bringing mindfulness and acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) treatments to people with substance use disorders and chronic pain.  Licensed in California, New York, and Connecticut, he is a member of the Medical Advisory Board to the U.S. Pain Foundation and the Education Committee of the Academy of Integrative Pain Management.  The author of numerous articles on substance use disorders and pain, he divides his time between Antigua and Connecticut where he maintains a boutique therapy practice in New Canaan and directs Treatment Rehab Professionals, LLC, a consulting firm that works with recovery programs to enhance management, staff training, and programming. 
Kevin Taggart, Principal, Mertz Taggart
Kevin started his career working for large enterprise software companies selling multi-million dollar software applications to midsize organizations and large multi-national firms. After ten years of working in the technology industry, Kevin founded a land development and home building company. He gained invaluable experience running all aspects of the business; including raising money, negotiating and purchasing land, planning & rezoning, permitting and building infrastructure (roads, sewers, water, pool, clubhouse, etc.), building houses, and putting together and executing a marketing plan.
After successfully selling that company to a large publicly traded company in 2010, Kevin has been selling healthcare companies. Kevin has been invited to speak at several national and regional healthcare conferences with topics ranging from the process of selling a healthcare company to maximizing value prior to a sale.
Doug Tieman, President and CEO, Caron Foundation Centers
Mr. Tieman has been the President and CEO of Caron Treatment Centers since 1995. Under Mr. Tieman's direction, Caron has taken leadership roles in treating addiction in young adults and adolescents, sponsoring research, and participating in national conferences on addiction and recovery. Caron has developed, and provides, gender- separate and gender-specific treatment in both its adolescent and adult programs, from primary through extended care. He also established regional centers in Atlanta, GA, Philadelphia, PA, New York, Boca Raton, FL, Boston, MA, and Washington, DC. Since Mr. Tieman joined Caron, its revenue has grown more than ten-fold, making it one of the largest nonprofit residential addiction treatment center in the nation. Mr. Tieman is a strong advocate for both research and prevention. Caron participates in studies with leading research universities including the University of Pennsylvania, Thomas Jefferson University, Brown University, and Treatment Research Institute, and conducts on-campus training for physicians and other health care professionals. Caron's Student Assistance Professionals work on alcohol and drug prevention in 500 schools.
Jeffrey Vocell, Principal Product Marketing Manager, HubSpot
Jeffrey Vocell is a Principal Product Marketing Manager at HubSpot, an industry leading software company that helps companies grow using a more human approach to sales and marketing. Jeffrey comes from the healthcare world, in his former role as a Product Manager of Draeger Medical he worked closely with clinicians and treatment centers across the globe to leverage technology for better patient outcomes. Today, Jeffrey helps marketing teams across different industries grow their business leveraging inbound marketing.
Kris Washington, Founding Partner, Psynchronous Communications, Inc.
Kris Washington began his career at McCann-Erickson Worldwide, where he helped brands including AT&T Business Services, Motorola, and produce effective advertising campaigns. To learn the exploding business of 'interactive advertising', Kris moved to Boston's where he headed the Verizon business. While at Circle, Kris worked closely with Pat D'Amico at Arnold, to make the Verizon business an example of seamless online/offline integration. Kris then moved to Holland Mark Advertising where he directed the Polaroid and Teradyne accounts. To satisfy a burning desire to "do things better and different", Kris tapped Pat to form Psynchronous in June of 2002.
Jordan Watson, Director of West Coast Outreach, Monte Nido and Affiliates
Jordan Watson is the Director of West Coast Outreach for Monte Nido and Affiliates, an industry leader in eating disorder and exercise addiction treatment with over twenty facility sites nationwide within three distinct brands: Monte Nido, Oliver Pyatt Centers, and Clementine Adolescent Programs. Jordan brings a spirited leadership style to outreach and marketing efforts characterized by authenticity, integrity, and passion. He has worked in the field of eating disorder treatment for five years in outreach and marketing as well as related roles in admissions and mental health counseling. Jordan has also served as the Marketing Chair for the Board of Directors of the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals (IAEDP), Los Angeles Chapter.
Josh Weum, Digital Ambassador, Google Agency
As a Digital Ambassador for the Google Agency team, Josh Weum manages online campaigns for Fortune 500 companies. He is certified in all Google AdWords products as well as Google Analytics. With more than 13 years of experience in the field of technology and eight more in traditional media and Internet advertising, Weum has dedicated the last five years to digital marketing. In addition to managing online campaigns, he has produced print and radio media for nonprofit groups. Josh has experience working with treatment centers, as well.