Speaker : Adam S. Fayne   |   Industry : Tax practice, IRS/state Audits, IRS/state appeals, IRS Offshore Voluntary

Adam S. Fayne JD is a partner in the Chicago office of Arnstein & Lehr LLP. Mr. Fayne’s tax practice focuses in the areas tax controversy, tax planning, corporate advisory, and white collar crime matters. As an attorney, he frequently represents businesses and individual ...


Speaker : Alexis Valencia   |   Industry : IT
Alexis Valencia has over 20 years of experience in the field of data center technologies, from component technologies (storage, networking, servers) to visualization layers and management centers, to cloud management layers, OS platforms and networking, application platforms (SQL, Mail, Collaboration), development plat ...

Speaker : Alfonso Fuller   |   Industry : Management Counsultant
Alfonso Fuller is the President of Fuller Compliance, Inc., a consulting firm that specializes in FDA quality system, software validation and software quality for pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device, nutraceutical and food manufacturers. He is a consultant, writer, and frequent presenter nationwide on quality s ...

Speaker : Alvaro Gutierrez, MBA, LCB   |   Industry : International Trade
Alvaro Gutierrez has seen the word trade compliance defined numerous ways over the years. Is trade compliance a cost or a way to improve margin? Does trade compliance enhance or hinder the supply chain? Do companies need to invest in trade compliance or ignore it in order to save costs? With over 18 years of real-l ...

Speaker : Angela Bazigos   |   Industry : FDA
Angela Bazigos, is the CEO of Touchstone Technologies, Inc. She has 40 years of experience working in hospitals and Pharma industry. Her background includes companies like Roche, Novartis, Genentech and PriceWaterhouseCoopers in GLP, GCP, GMP, Medical Device and Data Integrity Roles. She has held positions such as Chi ...

Speaker : Angela K. Dunston   |   Industry : FDA
Angela K. Dunston has over 20 years of experience in manufacturing and laboratory quality and compliance in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device (diagnostics) industries. Her expertise is in defining, implementing, and maintaining Quality Management Systems that are cohesive and properly interact with ...

Speaker : Anne Holland   |   Industry : Biomedical engineering and quality assurance
Anne Holland combines more than 25 years of biomedical engineering and quality assurance experience with business acumen as founder and CEO of QA Consulting, Inc., an Austin, TX, based firm founded in 2000. Anne is skilled in every phase of quality assurance from design concept and R&D through manufacturing/ production ...

Speaker : Armen Khachadourian   |   Industry : President and Founder, Digital Payments LLC
Armen Khachadourian is the founder and president of Digital Payments Inc, a consulting firm providing advisory services in the areas of merchant processing, ISO/MSP formation, merchant portfolio and acquiring acquisitions, prepaid and alternative payment products including decoupled debit. As a trusted partner with vis ...

Speaker : Azim Chowdhury   |   Industry : Food Safety, FDA
Azim Chowdhury, joined Keller and Heckman in 2010 and practices in the area of food and drug law. Mr. Chowdhury advises domestic and foreign corporations in matters of FDA and international regulatory compliance. In particular, he assists corporations in establishing clearances for food and drug additives in the U.S., ...

Speaker : Azita Ahmadi   |   Industry : Clinical Trial Compliance
Azita Ahmadi received her Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of the Pacific along with a certificate in Clinical Trial Design and Management from the University of Santa Cruz. She eventually earned her position as a lead pharmacovigilance officer at Chiltern International. Her professional experience ha ...

Speaker : Barbara Gai   |   Industry : Fraud Investigation, Internal Audit

Ms. Gai is employed with Louisiana Workers' Compensation Corporation (LWCC) as Senior Internal Audit Consultant and has many years of experience in auditing, information technology audit, fraud investigations and accounting with companies in the financial services and health ...


Speaker : Barry Zalma   |   Industry : BFSI
Barry Zalma, Esq., CFE, has practiced law in California for more than 40 years as an insurance coverage and claims handling lawyer. He now limits his practice to service as an insurance consultant and expert witness specializing in insurance coverage, insurance claims handling, insurance bad faith and insurance fraud a ...

Speaker : Beth Brascugli De Lima   |   Industry : FMLA, ADA, Worker's Compensation

Beth Brascugli De Lima, M.B.A., SPHR-CA, SHRM-SCP, is founder, president, and principal of HRM Consulting, Inc., a California-based human resource consulting firm. Ms. De Lima provides corporate consulting on a national basis regarding employment regulation, compliance and v ...


Speaker : Betty Lane   |   Industry : Medical Device
Betty Lane has over 30 years’ experience in Medical Device quality assurance and regulatory affairs. She is the founder and President of Be Quality Associates, LLC, a consulting company helping small and medium sized medical device and diagnostic companies implement and improve their quality systems. Her work enables c ...

Speaker : Bill Schwemer   |   Industry : FDA compliance
Bill Schwemer is an ex-FDA official having more than 50 years’ experience with FDA compliance matters. He has worked as an FDA field Investigator and Compliance Officer, been a senior official with FDA's Office of the Commissioner and was V-P of RA/QA at a Personal Care Products Company. Mr. Schwemer worked in all prog ...

Speaker : Bob Mckenzie   |   Industry : Human Resources

Bob McKenzie has over 35 years of human resources management experience. His background includes a wide range of hands-on HR practices in a variety of industries and all areas of human resource management. 



Speaker : Brent Meyers   |   Industry : BFSI
Brent Meyers has worked for Commerce Bank since May 2008 and is responsible for business development and commercial card services within the Midwest Territory. He specializes in Automated Accounts Payable and Electronic Invoice Presentment and Payment (EIPP) solutions. Prior to joining Commerce Bank, he spent more tha ...

Speaker : Brian Kirk   |   Industry : Pharma
Brian A. Kirk, Ph.D. has been employed in both the biotech and pharmaceutical industries for over 20 years. He has a wealth of experience, working in the areas of synthetic organic, polymer, combinatorial and medicinal chemistries. He spearheaded the drug discovery efforts for multiple clinical candidates and success ...

Speaker : Brian Tuttle   |   Industry : Healthcare Compliance
Brian Tuttle  CPHIT, CHP, CBRA, Net+, A+, CCNA, MCP  is a Certified Professional in Health IT (CPHIT), Certified HIPAA Professional (CHP), Certified Business Resilience Auditor (CBRA) with over 15 years’ experience in Health IT and Compliance Consultin ...

Speaker : Bruce E. Buchanan   |   Industry : Skills
Bruce E. Buchanan is an attorney at the Nashville and Atlanta offices of Siskind Susser PC, where he primarily represents employers in employment/labor and immigration law matters, with a special emphasis on employer compliance. Mr. Buchanan received his law degree from the Vanderbilt University School of Law in 1982. ...

Speaker : Buddy Baker   |   Industry : BFSI

Walter (Buddy) Baker brings more than 30 years of experience in working with companies to finance and insure their trade receivables to this presentation. His professional experience includes stints with Atradius Trade Credit Insurance, ABN AMRO Bank, Bank of America, Wacho ...