Before you come to Kansas City, take a moment to virtually meet this great slate of speakers who will be presenting the educational sessions at GEAPS Exchange. With countless decades of collective experience, these speakers have so much to teach us.

Read through their bios and come ready to learn and share at these robust, interactive educational sessions.


Keynote Speaker

Dan CnossenSurvivor, Navy SEAL Lt. Commander & 7-Time Paralympic Medalist

Closing Celebration Speaker

Eric MossStrongman Eric MossWorld Record Holder, Inspirational Speaker, and Author

Conference Speakers

A.J. AndersonU.S. Commercial Service/U.S. Department of CommerceDirector
Anthony Leali4B ComponentsBusiness Development Manager, Electronic Products
Brad DroegmillerDodge IndustrialSenior Territory Manager
Brandee PolandSoles Enterprises Inc.Sales and Marketing Manager
Brett BuchananBulk Conveyors IncCFO
Burton KelsoIntegralChief Tech Expert
Charles GubserDodge IndustrialProduct Specialist-Heavy Duty Gearing
Cheyenne WohlfordCCS GroupPresident/CEO
Cody LevensAuthorized Grain Service, LLCCOO
Corey HopkinsDEKRAPrincipal Consultant
Craig FroehlingCargillEngineering Lead
Dallas HouchinsPrecision Inc./Precision Pulley & IdlerField Applications Engineer
Dave AllenAgri-SearchPresident
Dean WedekindMaxi-Lift IncTechnical Sales Specialist
Dorene MacVey, PCC, CPC ithrive31Founder and Head Coach
Ellen DuysenCentral States Center for Agricultural Safety and Health, UNMCResearch Assistant Professor
Erin MiesPeople Spark ConsultingCo-Founder
Flint HolbrookTruckSpy Inc. President
Gerry K. LynskeySSI ConsultingPrincipal
Glen FosterGF4Z Design SolutionsPresident
Greg FranzenFaithful+GouldAgrifood Sector Lead
Hunter BrookingDodge IndustrialGlobal Product Manager-Bulk Material Handling
Jeff WeaverMartin Sprocket & GearProduct Manager, Screw Conveyor
Jeni FlachCargillMaintenance Planner and Scheduler
Jeramy SlaunwhiteRembe IncChief Technical Officer – Explosion Safety
Jeremy DavisADMRCM Director Ag Services
Jess McCluerNGFAVice President, Safety and Regulatory Affairs
Jim NeaweddeABBSegment Lead, Food & Beverage
John Lawrence, PhD, PEAGI DigitalLead Grain Researcher
Jon BrownMKC – Mid Kansas CoopDirector of Facilities – Project Manager
Jordan AndersonDodge IndustrialProduct Specialist-Mounted Bearings
Jordan NewtonSonicAireChief Operating Officer
Julius Rhodesmpr groupFounder and Principal
Kris TennysonMPI Magnetic Products IncDirector of Sales
Kristen IrelandPeople Spark ConsultingCo-Founder
Lawrence Cunningham Keen Project SolutionsDirector of Business Development, Gallups Certified Strengths Coach
Dr. Margaret Boyd-OwensMoving Barriers To Opportunities Consulting Services IncorporatedFounder and CEO
Mark Herbert Faithful+GouldProject Controls Manager
Matt Zabel Faith TechnologiesElectrical Engineer
Matthew LostagliaResilient Talent SolutionsFounder/President
Meredith BondU.S. Department of Commerce/International Trade AdministrationDirector
Mike MossageBinMasterVice President of Sales
Neal YoungDonaldson Company IncTerritory Manager
Russ Heintz FlexcoTraining and Technical Specialist
Scott BielMKC – Mid Kansas CoopDirector of Safety
Tim NelsonKC Energy LLCPresident
Timothy SeeleyTLS Legacy CoachingOwner
Tom Nealey PEAg Facility Engineers, PCPresident
Wade SpencerBulk Conveyors IncVP of Sales

Idea Exchange Speakers

Billy TillerPortadamDirector of Business Development
Akshay VidwansEnvirologixGlobal Market Segment Lead
Jim ShawSolential EnergyPresident
Dan RileyInterstatesAnalytics Manager
Matthew RodebushABBGlobal Segment Manager – Food & Beverage
Brett BuchananBulk Conveyors IncCFO
Carlton SkipperVICAMSoutheast Regional Manager
Anthony Leali4B ComponentsBusiness Development Manager, Electronic Products
Daniel StarrScanStar LLCPresident
Lucas FryeAmber AgricultureCEO
Brady GaalswykEasy Automation, Inc. Co-President
Tim NelsonKC Energy LLCPresident
Dawn ChisholmIf Only LLCOwner and Speaker
Scott BielMKC – Mid Kansas CoopDirector of Safety

Grain Entrapment Rescue Speakers

Carol Jones, PhD, PECL Jones Consulting and OSU Fire Service TrainingInstructor
Butch HendrixKokomo Grain Co., Inc.Safety Director
Jason MadduxKansas City, MO Fire DepartmentBattalion Chief-Rescue Division