DEAMcon23 by DirectEmployers

Keynote Presenters

Shola Richards logo

Shola Richards


Samantha Smith logo

Samantha Smith


Featured Presenters

Errin Braddock logo

Errin Braddock

VP & Chief Diversity Officer at Enterprise Holdings

Torin Ellis logo

Torin Ellis

Diversity strategist at t ellis brand

David Fram logo

David Fram

ADA Speaker, Director of ADA Services at National Employment Law Institute (NELI)

The Honorable Jocelyn Samuels logo

The Honorable Jocelyn Samuels

Vice Chair at U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

Keith E. Sonderling logo

Keith E. Sonderling

Commissioner at U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

Taryn Mackenzie Williams logo

Taryn Mackenzie Williams

Assistant Secretary at U.S. Department of Labor Office for Disability Employment Policy (ODEP)

Member Presenters

Timothy Branner logo

Timothy Branner

Associate Director, Affirmative Action Programs at Raytheon Technologies

Carolyn Broderick logo

Carolyn Broderick

Sr. Business Intelligence and Compliance Analyst at The Mount Sinai Health System

Dana Deason logo

Dana Deason

Senior Manager, People Compliance at J.B. Hunt

Heather Fountaine logo

Heather Fountaine

HR Compliance Specialist at Progress Rail

Diego Gonzales logo

Diego Gonzales

Sr. Director, HR Compliance at Raytheon Technologies

Mark Jostad logo

Mark Jostad

Senior Director, Compliance at J.B. Hunt

Francene Taylor logo

Francene Taylor

Director Talent Acquisition, The Honey Baked Ham Company LLC

Denise Wydra logo

Denise Wydra

Sr. HR Compliance Manager at Reyes Holdings

Guest Presenters

Lori Adams logo

Lori Adams

Director, Veterans Policy and Senior Advisor, National Labor Exchange at NASWA

Rob Arndt logo

Rob Arndt

CEO + Founder at BufferSprings

Sarah Bernard logo

Sarah Bernard

Co-founder and COO at Inclusively

Jessica Burton logo

Jessica Burton

HR Generalist at Reid Health

John C. Fox, Esq. logo

John C. Fox, Esq.

Partner at Fox, Wang, Morgan P.C.

Amber Gaither logo

Amber Gaither

Director, National Labor Exchange at NASWA

Tara Gunderson logo

Tara Gunderson

Rehabilitation Counselor/ Business Services Representative at Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Services

Zaigen Halcomb logo

Zaigen Halcomb

HR Generalist at Reid Health

Alexa Huth logo

Alexa Huth

Director of Communications at PEAT

Jonathan Paul Katz logo

Jonathan Paul Katz

Policy Advisor at Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP)

Michelle Krefft logo

Michelle Krefft

Business and Community Engagement Manager at Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Services

Stephen Lewis logo

Stephen Lewis

General Manager Diversity & Inclusion at Toyota North America

Aaron Makkar logo

Aaron Makkar

Senior Recruiter at NANA & NMS

Darrian Mikell logo

Darrian Mikell

CEO, Co-Founder at Qualifi

Sandra Mosqueira Caminada logo

Sandra Mosqueira Caminada

Research Support Specialist at Yang-Tan Institute on Employment

David Muir, Jr. logo

David Muir, Jr.

SVP, Veteran Staffing Network at Easterseals DC MD VA

Felicia Nurmsen logo

Felicia Nurmsen

Managing Director, National Organization on Disability (NOD)

Stephanie Renno logo

Stephanie Renno

Sr. Director, Clinical Practice and Training at Cohen Veterans Network

Jason Rubel logo

Jason Rubel

Rehabilitation Supervisor at Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Services

Vickie Sible logo

Vickie Sible

Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor at Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Services

Matt Small logo

Matt Small

President & CEO at Symplicity

Marcus Stergio logo

Marcus Stergio

Ombuds at Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP)

Jay Wang logo

Jay Wang

Partner at Fox, Wang & Morgan

Staff Presenters

Candee Chambers logo

Candee Chambers

Executive Director at DirectEmployers Association

Seth Flater logo

Seth Flater

Director of Sales Engineering at Recruit Rooster

Kate Larrabee logo

Kate Larrabee

Manager of Member Engagement at DirectEmployers Association

Tyler Poling logo

Tyler Poling

Sr Director, Product Development at RocketBuild

Jeff Ringgenberg logo

Jeff Ringgenberg

Product Manager at RocketBuild