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

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Sandy Gennaro

To get the most out of the conference experience, start by joining us Sunday morning, February 25 for an exciting keynote presentation.

We are excited to welcome rock star and professional speaker Sandy Gennaro as the 2024 keynote speaker. Gennaro, who has toured with Cyndi LauperThe Monkees and Joan Jett, delivers powerful presentations about beating the odds and becoming a rock star in business and in life.

Conference Speakers

Adam DittbennerInterstatesInstrumentation Manager
Adam HarozConversion TechnologyDirector of Engineering
Allison McFarlandBethel CollegeEndowed Chair of Business
Alysha ParisRoboVentDirector of Engineering
Bill KrekeTritech Fall ProtectionTechnical Sales Manager
Blake BucknerDegesch AmericaDirector of Operations
Bradley BatemanDome TechnologyCEO
Brandee PolandSoles Enterprises Inc.Sales and Marketing Manager
Brent KooimanInterstatesSenior Project Engineer
Brett AndricksOPIVP of Sales, Marketing and CX
Burton KelsoIntegralChief Technology Expert
Cheyenne WohlfordCustom Concrete SpecialistsPresident/CEO
Corrie PitzerSafemap International IncCEO
Dallas HouchinsPrecision Pulley & IdlerField Applications Engineer
Danielle CroughInterstatesVice President of People & Culture
David SmitInterstatesSenior Systems Analyst
Erika BruhnkeRailpros IncVP Training Services
Jeramy SlaunwhiteRembe IncChief Technical Officer – Explosion Safety
Jess McCluerNGFAVice President, Safety and Regulatory Affairs
Jonathan FreschlyWheelerbrothers GrainSuperintendent
Karen HugheyNucleus LearningFounder, CEO
Karl von KnobelsdorffKnobelsdorffCEO/President
Kingsly AmbrosePurdue UniversityProfessor
Kurt RosentraterIowa State UniversityProfessor
Lance LoyaThe Good Teammate FactoryCEO
Lisa VikerNoCorrosionDirector of Business Development
Matt SabeeFaith Technologies, Inc.Group Leader – Field Energy
Matt Zabel Faith Technologies, Inc.Solution Architect – Digital Power
Mike MossageBinMasterVice President of Sales
Perry NettlesEcolabSouth Regional Manager
Sara KepleyProValue Insurance|ProValue HR ConsultingChief Human Resource Officer (CHRO)
Sean HenryContinentalApplication Engineer
Jeff WaggonerFSSVice President/General Manager
Trevor WellsArmando Alvarez GroupSales & Business Development Leader

Idea Exchange Speakers

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Grain Entrapment Rescue Speakers

Carol Jones, PhD, PECL Jones Consulting and OSU Fire Service TrainingInstructor
Butch HendrixKokomo Grain Co., Inc.Safety Director