Here are the speakers who presented at the 2016 Athletic Business Show.
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Robert Allen OOA, MRAIC, SCUP, LEED AP, Partner
Debra Atkinson COE, Voice For Fitness, Boulder, Colo.
Jane Bahneman Jane Bahneman, MS, Co-founder, Blue Nectar Yoga Studio, Falls Church, Va.; Founder, Jane Bahneman Consulting
Ken Ballard CPRP, Principal, Ballard*King & Associates, Highlands Ranch, Colo.
Andrew Barnard AIA, LEED AP, Principal and President, Sink Combs Dethlefs, Denver
Darin Barr Senior Associate, Ballard*King & Associates, Highlands Ranch, Colo.
Dennis Berkholtz Chairperson of Beach Handball, USA Team Handball, Colorado Springs, Colo.
Lacy Bienkowski Recreation Programmer, City of Mesa, Ariz., and Adjunct Professor, Arizona State University, Phoenix
Brad Bloom Publisher, Faith & Fitness Magazine, Hayes, Va.
David Body FAIA, RIBA, Sport Planning Consultant, Venice, Calif.
Craig Bouck AIA, LEED AP, President/CEO, Barker Rinker Seacat Architecture, Denver
April Boulter Ruther MEd, MPH, Program Director, Loyola University, Chicago
Laurie Braden MS, CRSS, Director of Recreation, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, La.
Tom Bryce President, T-Bryce Aquatic Consultants Ltd. and Manager, Saanich Commonwealth Place, Victoria, B.C.
Justin Caron Vice President, Aquatic Design Group, Carlsbad, Calif.
Frances Caron Aquatics Director, University of California Student Recreation Center, Riverside, Calif.
Rebecca Carpenter Assistant Athletic Director – Facilities and Operations, Stanford (Calif.) Recreation
McKell Christensen Aquatics Coordinator, Clearfield (Utah) Aquatic and Fitness Center
Michael Clark Executive Director, Palatine (Ill.) Park District
Bill Cruickshank General Manager, BMO Centre, Halifax
Emily Davidson Assistant Director of Marketing and Membership, CENTERS LLC, University of Missouri, St. Louis
Stephen DeHekker AIA, LEED AP BD+C, Senior Vice President, Hastings+Chivetta Architects, St. Louis
Shawn DeRosa JD, President, DeRosa Aquatic Consulting, State College, Pa.
Tom Diehl Project Consultant/Manager, GreenPlay LLC, Moseley, Va.
Kate Dorrity MA, Assistant Director, Risk & Facilities Management, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Ind.
Ann Drummie Regional Vice President, Brailsford & Dunlavey, Washington, D.C.
Matthew Ellmann Executive Director, Wood Dale (Ill.) Park District
John Engh BA, Chief Operating Officer, National Alliance for Youth Sports, West Palm Beach, Fla.
Susan Brown Foster PhD, Professor of Sport Business, Saint Leo (Fla.) University
Jeff Fryer Aquatic/Fitness Director, River Road Park and Recreation District, Eugene, Ore.
Todd Galati Senior Director of Allied Health & Exercise Science, American Council on Exercise (ACE), San Diego
Jared Ginter Director of Athletic Facilities, Trinity Western University, Langley, B.C.
Trina Gray Presenter, Writer, Business Coach and Owner, Bay Athletic Club, Alpena, Mich.
Dr. Brian Greenwood PhD., Associate Director, Recreation, Parks and Tourism Administration, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, Calif.
Craig Hamilton FAIA, LEED AP, Principal, CannonDesign, Los Angeles
Sarah Hardin PhD, Associate Director, Centers at DePaul University, Chicago
Nathan Harris Architect, RDG Planning & Design, Des Moines, Iowa
Ryan Hegreness Operations Manager, Department of Parks, Recreation and Libraries, Westminster, Colo.
Lori Hoffner Professional Speaker, Trainer and Consultant, Supporting CommUnity Inc., Littleton, Colo.
Viktors Jaunkalns OAA, AIBC, AAA, NSAA, SAA, FRAIC, SCUP, Architect and Partner, Maclennan Jaunkalns Miller Architects, Toronto
Jenise Jensen Recreation Administrative Manager, Town of Breckenridge (Colo.) Recreation Department
Robert Johnston MRAIC, AIA, Principal and Leader, JSA Sport Architecture Inc., Victoria, B.C.
Ernest Joyner AIA, LEED AP, Principal, Sink Combs Dethlefs, Denver
Yvette Kell Director of Campus Recreation, Centers LLC at University of Missouri, St. Louis
Jeff King Principal, Ballard*King & Associates, Highlands Ranch, Colo.
Erik Kocher AIA, NCARB, LEED AP BD+C, Principal, Hastings+Chivetta Architects Inc., St. Louis
Sara Kooperman JD, CEO, SCW Fitness Education, Chicago
Christopher Laurin Director of Marketing and Communication, Health Systems Group, Fletchers Lake, Nova Scotia
Michael Mantell PhD., Advanced Leadership Coach, El Cajon, Calif.
Mick Massey ASLA, Texas Regional Director, Barker Rinker Seacat Architecture, Grapevine, Texas
Bill McAdam MS, Executive Director, Downers Grove (Ill.) Park District
Maureen McGonagle MBA, CRSS, Director of Campus Recreation, Centers at DePaul University, Chicago
Ian McGregor President, SportRisk, McGregor & Associates, Vancouver, B.C.
Colleen McKenna Associate AIA, LEED AP, Principal, CannonDesign, Boston
Michael Moran CPRP, CYSA, Professional Administrator Faculty, National Alliance for Youth Sports, Iowa City, Iowa
Anita Moran FAIA, Student Life Principal, Treanor Architects, Dallas
Christopher Morris CRSS, Director of Campus Recreation, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Fla.
Bobbi Nance Senior Manager of Strategy and Innovation, Park District of Oak Park, Ill.
Tom Ohle RA, LEED AP BD+C, Project Architect, Hastings+Chivetta Architects, St. Louis
LoriKay Paden MA, Speaker/Trainer/Consultant, University of Illinois, St. Joseph, Ill.
Lisa Paradis MBA, CPRP, Director, City of Brookline, Mass.
Bill Parisi Founder, Parisi Speed School and Parisi Franchise Systems, Wyckoff, N.J.
Andy Parker Director of Youth Development, National Alliance for Youth Sports, West Palm Beach, Fla.
Jack Patton AIA, LEED AP, Principal, RDG Planning & Design, Des Moines, Iowa
Andjelka Pavlovic PhD, Associate Director of Education, The Cooper Institute, Dallas
Meg Rapp Architect/Associate, Populous, Denver
John Register Chief Executive Officer and President, Inspired Communications International, LLC and Associate Director Community and Veterans Outreach, United States Olympic Committee, Colorado Springs, Colo.
Robin Robertson Author, Founder and Owner/Manager, Bellingham Tennis Club & Fairhaven Fitness, Bellingham, Wash.
Jonathan Ross Trainer, Author, Speaker and ACE Senior Advisor, Annapolis, Md.
Jamie Sabbach Founder, 110%, Boulder, Colo.
Mike Schuster FAIA, LEED AP, Principal / Owner / President, MSA Sport, a division of MSA Architects, Cincinnati
Michael Scott Scudder Founder and CEO, MSSNetwork, Taos, N.M.
Jordan Shenker MBA, Chief Executive Officer, Kaplen JCC on the Palisades, Tenafly, N.J.
Rick Smith Executive Creative Director, Dimensional Innovations, Overland Park, Kan.
Laura Spivey PhD., Lecturer, University of North Carolina, Wilmington, N.C.
Joe Stefanyak Director, Jeff Ellis & Associates Inc., Ocoee, Fla.
Stephanie Stewart MA, Coordinator of Aquatics, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, R.I.
Chris Strom Director, New Media and Social Networking, JCC Association, New York
Mitzi Kremer Tighe Aquatics Coordinator, YMCA, Cocoa, Fla.
Nicole Van Winkle MA, Project Manager, Counsilman Hunsaker, Los Angeles
Reed Voorhees AIA, LEED AP, Senior Vice President, CannonDesign, St. Louis
Paul Wesselmann The Ripples Guy, Cincinnati, Ohio
Todd Wheeler Recreation and Aquatics Program Manager, City of Helena (Mont.) Parks and Recreation
Keith Wheeler Global Director of Performance Nutrition, Research, Development & Scientific Affairs (Retired), Abbott Nutrition, Winston Salem, N.C.
Justin Wood Sports Practice Director, Dimensional Innovations, Overland Park, Kan.
Nadia Zhiri AIA, Student Life Studio Leader and Principal, Treanor Architects, Lawrence, Kan.