2019 PDC Speakers

Take a look at the list of speakers you will have the chance to learn from and speak with at the 2019 Professional Development Conference & Expo.  No other conference in the Illinois or Iowa area will bring you this caliber of national and local speakers in one place at the same time. 

  • Keith Bardney, CSP - VP of Safety - KYBCC - Boilingbrook, IL 
  • Yulonda Bardney - CEO - KYBCC - Bolingbrook, IL
  • Tillie Bell Good - 4-H Youth Development - Iowa State  University Extension and Outreach - Ames, IA
  • Brian Bothast - Lead Safety & Occupational Health Specialist - U.S. Department of Labor - OSHA - Peoria, IL
  • Darrell Brown - Owner - RBS Safety Training LLC - Saint Charles, IA
  • Robyn Caples - Program Manager - Absentia Solutions - Columbus, OH
  • Nicole Crain - Senior Vice President, Public Policy - Iowa Association of Business and Industry (ABI) - Des Moines, IA
  • Tammy L. Dal Bello, CSP - SHE Manager / WC Coordinator - Yetter Manufacturing Co., Inc. - Colchester, IL
  • Jon L. Davis - Deputy Director - Polk County Emergency Management - Des Moines, IA
  • Richard Effler, CPCU - Senior Innovative Specialist - EMC Insurance Companies - Des Moines, IA
  • Steve Flann, MS, CSP - Senior Director, Environmental, Health, Safety and Security - Vermeer Corporation - Pella, IA
  • Mark Frederick - Co-Founder & CTO - MakuSafe Corp - West Des Moines, IA
  • Bill Freidig - Lead Human Performance Trainer - Alliant Energy - Madison, WI
  • August "Dutch" Geisinger - Executive Director - Safeguard Iowa Partnership - Pleasant Hill, IA
  • David Gsell - Mechdyne Corporation - Marshalltown, IA
  • Peter Guske, PT - Physical Therapist - The Back Saver System - Sanford, FL
  • Dave Havick, BA, CIH - Environmental Health Services Manager - EMC Insurance Companies - Des Moines, IA
  • Troy Howell - Partner - Lane & Waterman LLP - Davenport, IA
  • Michael Hyatt - HR Government Affairs Director - MRA - Plymouth, MN
  • Scott Jeffries - EHS Construction Manager - Arconic Davenport Works - Davenport, IA
  • Laura Kauth - Audiologist - Davenport, IA
  • Patti Lindle, CPCU, AIC, AINS - Claims Supervisor - Workers' Compensation -  EMC Insurance Companies - Davenport, IA
  • Tracy McCampbell - Operations  Manager - Alliant Energy - Burlington, IA
  • Marc McClure - General Manager - OSC Safety - Osage, IA
  • Daniel J. Moran - Applied Behavioral Scientist - Pickslyde Consulting - Joliet, IL
  • Chris Murphy - Senior Consultant - Workers' Compensation - Nationwide Insurance - Des Moines, IA
  • Dan Neenan - Director - National Education Center for Agricultural Safety (NECAS) - Peosta, IA
  • Jason Nevins - Human Performance Specialist - Alliant Energy - Madison, WI
  • Jon Nietzel - Lead Ergonomist - Alliant Energy - Muscatine, IA
  • Josh O'Brien - EHS Lead - Corteva Agriscience - Johnston, IA
  • Terry Oelkers - District Sales Manager - Nilfisk, Inc. - Morgantown, PA
  • Russell Perry - Safety and Health Consultant - Iowa Division of Labor - Consultation and Education - Des Moines, IA
  • Robert M. Ridpath, Jr. - Occupational Safety Specialist - Wandling Engineering - Ames, IA
  • Brian Roberts - Safety & Environmental Coordinator - Stellar Industries, Critical Care Paramedic - Garner Ambulance, Medical Examiner - Hancock County - Garner, IA
  • Bonnie Slykhuis - Lean Consultant - Des Moines Area Community College - Ankeny, IA
  • Daniel Stoehr - Owner - Daniels Training Services - Freeport, IL
  • Eugene W. Taylor, PE - Principal Consultant - Trinity Consultants - Burlington, IA
  • Carl Vass - Senior SHE Manager - Cobham Mission Systems - Davenport, IA