MEET THIS YEAR’S SPEAKERS

These speakers represent the top in their field and will be discussing some of the biggest issues affecting the industry today.

Education geared towards every member of your staff.

We have a fantastic lineup for Heartland 2020! Learn more about Heartland’s handpicked presenters and the topics they’ll be discussing below.

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Keynote Speaker: Mark Scharenbroich, CSP, CPAE

Title/Position: Emmy Award-Winning & Hall of Fame Keynote Speaker

Company: Scharenbroich & Associates

About Mark Scharenbroich: Mark is known as a top performer in the speaking industry for his authentic delivery, his talent for delivering unique stories, and his comedic timing. His audiences remember his “Nice Bike” presentation for years after it is delivered.

Mark’s core messages have always been about connecting. Sometimes it was in schools to help teachers connect to their students, or in organizations and businesses to help team members feel truly connected to their core values and their customers.

Amanda Yavorsky, CWCMS

Corporate Account Director - HME Division

McKesson Extended Care

Andrea Stark

Member/Reimbursement Consultant

MiraVista, LLC

Angie Cooper

Provider Outreach & Education

CGS Administrators, LLC

Ashley Detterbeck, DPT, ATP, SMS

Regional Clinical Education Manager

Permobil Inc

Bill Kahler

Owner

OK-Technologies

Bo Mitchell, CEM, CPP, CHS-V, CBCP, CSI-ML, HSEEP, CNTA, IAC, MOAB, CHSP, CHEP, CSHM, CESCO, CHCM, CFC, CSSM, CSC, CAS, TFCT3, CERT, CHSEMR, CMC

President

911 Consulting

Bobby Lankford

Director of Sales

International Biophysics

Brad Wert, CEAC, CAPS, RRC

Home Risk Assessment Specialist

Cor Freedom

Cara Bachenheimer

Brown & Fortunato

Cathy Carver, PT, ATP/SMS

Executive Director

Clinician Task Force

Cheryl Henninger, RRT, CEAC

Director, Population Health and Community Services

Geroulds Professional Pharmacy Inc/Community Cares Health Solutions

Cheryl Needham, BA, RRT-NPS

Sr. Clinical Marketing Manager

Philips

Christina Throndson

Vice President

VGM Forbin

Cindy White

Education Consultant

Noridian Healthcare Solutions

Craig Douglas

Vice President of Payer and Member Relations

The VGM Group

Dan Easley, BS

Chief Strategy Officer

Encore Healthcare, LLC

Daniel Fedor

Director of Reimbursement

U.S. Rehab / VGM

Dave Lyman

Vice President of VGM Respiratory

The VGM Group

David Butler, B.A., MDiv, CWIC

Program Director

Home Access and Accents

Denise Leard

Attorney

Brown & Fortunato, P.C.

Elaine Hensley

Chief Liason

Palmetto GBA; DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Implementation Contractor

Greg Packer, MBA

President, U.S. Rehab

U.S. Rehab

Heather Trumm, BSN, RN, CWON

Director of Wound Care

VGM

Jay Bracken, Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

Information Security Officer

VGM

Jay Witter

Senior Vice President of Public Policy

AAHomecare

Jeff Marshall

Sr. Marketing Manager

Philips Respironics

Jeffrey Baird

Chairman, Health Care Group

Brown & Fortunato, P.C.

Jennifer Leon

Vice President Patient Collections

Brightree

Jim Greatorex

Vice President

VGM Live at Home

Jim Stephenson

Director of Reimbursement

Permobil Inc

John Gallagher

Vice President of Government Relations

VGM Group Inc.

John Largent, CSA (Certified Senior Advisor)

Founder | CEO

Gameday Media Enterprises

Jonathan Walters, ATP/SMS, CEAC, CAPS

Business Growth Consultant

Rhythm Systems

Joshua Schneiderman

SEM/PPC Program Lead

VGM Forbin

Kate Petersen

Education Consultant

Noridian Healthcare Solutions

Kelly Grahovac, MBA

General Manager

The van Halem Group

Kelsey Burke, sHRBP, SHRM-CP

HRBP

VGM

Kim Brummet, MBA

VICE PRESIDENT, REGULATORY AFFAIRS

AAHomecare

Linda Bollinger, MS, PT, tDPT, ATP

Clinical Education Manager

Sunrise Medical

Lindy Tentinger

Senior Vice President of Marketing for VGM & Associates

VGM & Associates

Lisa Ziehl

Senior Customer Success Manager

Brightree, LLC

Mark Higley, MBA

Vice President, Regulatory Affairs

VGM Group, Inc.

Mark Schmeler, PhD, OTR/L, ATP

Associate Professor/Vice Chair of Education and Training

University of Pittsburgh

Mike Beld

VP, Operations

Hart Medical

Mike Goatbe

VA Project Service Center Manager

Vets Access LLC

Miriam Lieber

President

Lieber Consulting LLC

Nick Macmillan, BGS, RRT, FAARC

Director, Market Access and Strategy

Ventec Life Systems

Nicole LaBerge, PT, ATP

Level III Senior Physical Therapist

Hennepin Healthcare

Nikki Giamarino, CFm

Business Development Manager

American Breast Care

Nina Creech

Senior Vice President

Whole Home

Paul DiMarco, APTD

VP, Organizational Development

VGM Group, Inc.

Pawan Jaggi

Founder, CEO

pulseM

Rick Lair

President and Managing Partner

Challenge Specialties Inc.

Rob Bell

Certified Speaking Professional

FOCUS Consulting, LLC

Rob Horkheimer, MPT

Owner

BILD Bridgeway Independent Living Designs

Robert Gurinowitsch

Regional Program Manager

Best Bath

Ron Hosp, MS, RRT

Vice President, National Accounts

Breathe, LLC

Ronda Buhrmester

Senior Director of Payer Relations and Reimbursement

VGM Group

Sara Laures

SVP People & Strategy

VGM Group, Inc.

Sarah Hanna

CEO

ECS North

Stacey Mullis, OTR/L, ATP

Director of Clinical Marketing

Permobil

Timothy Quinn, RRT

Senior Director of Clinical Services

Masimo

Todd Bick

Sr. Director of Sales

Harmar Mobility, LLC

Tony Ross

Sr. Marketing Manager

Philips Respironics

Ty Bello

CEO

Team At Work

Vern Herrington

Senior Product Manager

Brightree, LLC

Vince Schiappa, MS, ATP

Graduate Student Researcher

University of Pittsburgh

Wayne van Halem, AHFI, CFE

President

The van Halem Group

Wes Hopper

Field Vice President, Sales

McKesson

Wes Wheeler

President, UPS Healthcare

UPS

Zach Gantt, RRT

CEO

Encore Healthcare, LLC