WCI Conference Speakers

Abernathy, Lisa


Lisa Abernathy
Senior Vice President Insurance & Risk Management
USI Insurance Services
Tampa, FL


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Abrego, Robert


Robert Abrego
Sr. Management Analyst Supervisor
Employee Assistance Office
Division of Workers’ Compensation
Tallahassee, FL


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Acton, Tara


Tara Acton, CPCU, ACI, AID
Director of Claims & Counsel
CenturyLink
Denver, CO


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Adams, Eric


Eric Adams, Partner
Shutts & Bowen, LLP
Tampa, FL


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Adams, Michele


Michele Adams
Vice President Risk Management Operations & Casualty Claims
Walmart Claim Services
Bentonville, AR


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Alberts, Tim


Tim Alberts
Partner
Bryce Downey & Lenkov, LLC
Chicago, IL


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Aldridge, Beth H.


Beth H. Aldridge
Commissioner
Mississippi Workers’ Compensation Commission
Jackson, MS


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Alexander, Kristina L.


Kristina L. Alexander, Attorney
Sioli Alexander Pino
Miami, FL


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Almanza, Hon. Paul


Associate Chief Judge Paul Almanza
U.S. Department of Labor
Washington, DC


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Amee, Nancy


Nancy Amee
Business Technology Analyst Supervisor
Summit
Lakeland, FL


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Anders, Daniel M.


Daniel M. Anders
Chief Compliance Officer
Tower MSA Partners
Delray Beach, FL


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Anderson, James M.


James M. Anderson
Attorney
Anderson Crawley & Burke
Jackson, MS


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Anderson, Larry


Larry Anderson
University of South Florida
OSHA Training Institute Education Center
Wesley Chapel, FL


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Aponte-Davila, Malenis


Malenis Aponte-Davila
Workers’ Compensation Corporate Claim Specialist
PMA Companies
Tampa, FL


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Augustine, Phillip


Phillip Augustine, Attorney
Bolton, Helm & Augustine, LLP
Lake Mary, FL


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Aumann, Hon. R. Karl


R. Karl Aumann
Chair
Maryland Workers’ Compensation Commission
Baltimore, MD


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Bamdas, Robert L.


Robert L. Bamdas, Attorney
Schouest, Bamdas, Soshea & BenMaier, PLLC
Boca Raton, FL


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Bartlett, Teresa


Dr. Teresa Bartlett
Managing Director, Senior Medical Officer
Sedgwick
Troy, MI


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Beach, David K.


David K. Beach, Attorney
Rissman, Barrett, Hurt, Donahue, McLain & Mangan, PA
Tampa, FL


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Beck, Hon. Scott


Honorable Scott Beck
Chairman
South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Commission
Columbia, SC


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Beidel, Deborah C.


Deborah C. Beidel, PHD, ABPP
Trustee Chair and Pegasus Professor
University of Central Florida
Orlando, FL


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Belcher, Hon. Melodie L.


Honorable Melodie L. Belcher
SAWCA Past President
Administrative Law Judge
Georgia State Board of Workers’ Compensation
Columbus, GA


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Ben-Maier, Limor


Limor Ben-Maier, Attorney
Schouest, Bamdas, Soshea & BenMaier, PLLC
Houston, TX


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Bernard, Thomas E.


Thomas E. Bernard, PhD
Professor, Center Director
Sunshine Education & Research Center University of South Florida
Tampa, FL


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Beyl, Caitlin


Caitlin Beyl
Attorney
McConnaughhay, Coonrod, Pope, Weaver & Stern, PA
Jacksonville, FL


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Bichler, Geoffrey


Geoffrey Bichler, Attorney
Bichler & Longo, PLLC
Maitland, FL


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Blevins, Hon. Deborah


Honorable Deborah Blevins
Deputy Commissioner
Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission
Roanoke, VA


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Blitman, Bruce


Bruce Blitman
Attorney and Mediator
Law Office of Bruce Blitman
Palm Beach Gardens, FL


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Bonati, Alfred


Alfred Bonati, MD
The Bonati Spine Institute
Hudson, FL


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Braden, Suzy


Suzy Braden
Workers’ Compensation Claims Manager
Encompass Health Corporation
Birmingham, AL


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Bradshaw, Liz


Liz Bradshaw, MS
Victim Advocate/SVU
Fort Lauderdale Police Department
Fort Lauderdale, FL


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Braun, Paul


Paul Braun
Managing Director US Casualty Claims Consulting
Global Risk Consulting, Commercial Risk Consulting
Aon
Dallas, TX


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Brechtel, Skip


Skip Brechtel
Executive Vice President & CIO
CCMSI
New Orleans, LA


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Brigham, Christopher R.


Christopher R. Brigham, MD
Brigham and Associates
Sr. Contributing Editor for the AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment
Hilton Head, SC


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Brooks, John


John Brooks
Attorney and Mediator
Office of the Judges of Compensation Claims
Daytona Beach, FL


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Broussard, Michael


Michael Broussard, Attorney
Broussard, Cullen & Blastic, PA
Orlando, FL


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Buck, Laura A.


Laura A. Buck, Attorney
McConnaughhay, Coonrod, Pope, Weaver, & Stern, PA
Gainesville, FL


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Bunte, Michael


Mike Bunte, CWC
Claim Closure Project Manager
Aon
Tampa, FL


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Burley, Barrett


Barrett Burley, Attorney
Holder Padgett Littlejohn & Prickett, LLC
Charleston, SC/Columbia, SC/ Greenville, SC/Raleigh, SC


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Calianos, Hon. Jonathan C.


Judge Jonathan C. Calianos
U.S. Department of Labor
Boston, MA


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Carmody, Taysha


Taysha Carmody
Attorney
McConnaughhay, Conrood, Pope, Weaver & Stern, PA
Fort Lauderdale, FL


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Carter, Michelle


Michelle Carter
Operations & Management Consultant Manager
Monitoring & Audit
Division of Workers’ Compensation
Tallahassee, FL


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Champagne, Chandra


Chandra Champagne
Team Leader
Next Level Administrators
Bradenton, FL


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Chancey, Crystal


Crystal Chancey
Claims Manager
Publix Super Markets, Inc
Lakeland, FL


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Chavez, Kristin


Kristin Chavez
WorkCompCentral
Camarillo, CA


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Christie, Stephen D.


Stephen D. Christie
Attorney
Miller, Christie & Kinney, PC
Vestavia Hills, AL


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Cipa, Jackie


Jackie Cipa
Deputy Director
Division of MSP Program Operations
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Baltimore, MD


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Cirillo, Julie


Julie Cirillo
Vice President
Engage PEO
Clearwater, FL


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Clark, Doug


Douglas Clark, FCLA
Director of Client Services
Sedgwick CMS
Tampa, FL


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Cobb, Regan A.


Regan A. Cobb, Attorney
Holder Padgett Littlejohn & Prickett, LLC
Charleston, SC/Columbia, SC/ Greenville, SC/Raleigh, SC


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Cole, Norman


Norman Cole, Attorney
Brownstein Rask, LLP
Portland, OR


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Colwell, Patti


Patti Colwell
Workers’ Compensation Program Manager
Southwest Airlines
Dallas, TX


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Conatser, Maggie


Maggie Conatser
Director of Claims, Eastern Region
Next Level Administrators
Bradenton, FL


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Cooling, Linda C.


Linda C. Cooling, RDH
EZ Comp Care
Tampa, FL


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Coonrod, R. Stephen


R. Stephen Coonrod, Attorney
McConnaughhay, Coonrod, Pope, Weaver & Stern, PA
Tallahassee, FL


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Covington, Matthew B.


Matthew B. Covington
Attorney
Cranfill, Sumner & Hartzog, LLP
Raleigh, NC/Charlotte, NC/Wilmington, NC


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Cullen, Karen J.


Karen J. Cullen, Attorney
Broussard, Cullen & Blastic, PA
Orlando, FL


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Culpepper, Daniel P.


Daniel P. Culpepper, Attorney
Anderson Crawley & Burke, PLLC
Ridgeland, MS/Oxford, MS


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Culver, Caty


Caty Culver
Global Claims Analyst\Legal Risk Management Team
Whole Foods
Austin, TX


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Cumbermack, K. Martine


K. Martine Cumbermack, Attorney
Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP
Atlanta, GA


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Curtis, Becky


Becky Curtis
Take Courage CoachingTM
Draper, UT


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Daniels, Daphyne


Daphyne Daniels
Southeast Regional Claim Manager
PMA Insurance Group
Tampa, FL


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Davidson, Hon. Marshall


Honorable Marshall Davidson
Tennessee Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board
Nashville, TN


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Davies, Kendra


Kendra Davies
Stellar Life Coaching
Orlando, FL


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Davis, Gary


Gary Davis
Secretary/Treasurer
SAWCA
Lexington, KY


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Dayi, Maria


Maria Dayi
Claims Consultant
AmTrust Financial Services
Maitland, FL


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De Bruzos, Carlos A.


Carlos A. De Bruzos, DMD
EZ Comp Care
Gainesville, FL


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de la Garza, Miguel


Miguel de la Garza, MD, DABA, DAPM
Comprehensive Pain Management Partners
New Port Richey, FL


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Deane, Shawn


Shawn Deane
General Counsel
Ametros
Burlington, MA


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deLaurentis, Sarah


Sarah deLaurentis
Attorney and Mediator
Boca Raton, FL


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Deming, David J.


David J. Deming, Attorney
Manier & Herod, PC
Nashville, TN


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Despres, Michelle


Michelle Despres, PT, CEAS II
VP, National Product Leader
One Call
Jacksonville, FL


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Dickerson, Victoria


Victoria Dickerson
Claims Account Manager
Arch Insurance Group, Inc.
Alpharetta, GA


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Dietz, Hon. Robert


Honorable Robert Dietz
Florida Office of Judges of Compensation Claims
Sebastian, FL


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Dodd, Dan A.


Dan A. Dodd, DC
Chiropractic Physician, Owner
Dodd Chiropractic Clinic
Jacksonville, FL


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Douglas, Heather Hardt


Heather Hardt Douglas, Attorney
Manier & Herod, PC
Nashville, TN


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Dudley, Kristine


Kristine Dudley
Chief Operating Officer
Tower MSA Partners
Delray Beach, FL


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Duhon, David A.


David A. Duhon
District Director
OWCP, Southern District-Houston Suboffice
Houston, TX


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Edwards, Emily C.


Emily C. Edwards
Senior Counsel
Manning & Kass, Ellrod, Ramirez, Trester, LLP
Los Angeles, CA


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Ehrhardt, Charles W.


Professor Charles W. Ehrhardt
Florida State University School of Law
Tallahassee, FL


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El-Sheikh, Eman


Eman El-Sheikh, PhD
Associate Vice President
Center for Cybersecurity
University of West Florida
Pensacola, FL


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Emerson, Susan


Susan Emerson
General Manager for Workers’ Compensation Disability and Leave Programs
Delta Airlines, Inc
Atlanta, GA


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Erb, Jeff


Jeff Erb
Special Agent
Florida Department of Law Enforcement
Tampa, FL


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Evans, Denise K.


Denise K. Evans
Director Workers’ Compensation Claims
Staffmark Group
Cincinnati, OH


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Figliuolo, Steve


Steve Figliuolo
Enterprise Risk Management
Chick-fil-A, Inc
Atlanta, GA


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Fitzgerald, Patrick


Patrick Fitzgerald, DMD, FICOI
EZ Comp Care
Gainesville, FL


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Forry, Steve


Steve Forry
Director
Division of MSP Program Operations
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Baltimore, MD


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Frechette, Ron


Ron Frechette
Founder & CEO
GoldSky Cyber Security, LLC
Orlando, FL


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Frey, Billy J.


Billy J. Frey, Attorney
Thomas Quinn, LLP
Houston, TX


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Fumagalli, Rasa


Rasa Fumagalli
Director of MSP Compliance
Synergy Settlement Solutions
Orlando, FL


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Gallik, Ryan


Ryan Gallik, EMT-P
President
Ryan Gallik & Associates, LLC
Orlando, FL


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Garrett, Guy


Guy Garrett, MS, MBA
Assistant Director
Center for Cybersecurity
University of West Florida
Pensacola, FL


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George, Kimberly


Kimberly George
Global Head of Innovation & Product Development
Sedgwick
Chicago, IL


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Gielan, Michelle


Michelle Gielan
GoodThink
New York, NY


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Gilbert, Greg


Greg Gilbert
Concentra
Addison, TX


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Gillock, Marissa


Marissa Gillock
Team Leader Risk Management
Publix Super Markets, Inc
Lakeland, FL


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Girard, J. Alan


J. Alan Girard
Assistant Vice President
Allied World
Addison, TX


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Glick, Thomas E.


Thomas E. Glick
Attorney and Mediator
Center for Conflict Resolution
Miami, FL


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Golden, Marc E.


Marc E. Golden, Attorney
Rosenthal, Levy, Simon & Sosa, PA
West Palm Beach, FL


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Gonzalez, Rafael


Rafael Gonzalez, Attorney
President
Optum Workers Compensation
Lithia, FL


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Gorowitz, Suzanne


Suzanne Gorowitz, Attorney
Sadow & Gorowitz, PA
Miami, FL


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Gray, Cheryl


Cheryl Gray, MA
Researcher and Doctoral Candidate
University of South Florida
Tampa, FL


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Grimm, Darin


Darin Grimm
Vice-President of Claims & Medical Management
Summit
Lakeland, FL


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Harding, Walter E.


Walter E. Harding, Attorney
Boehl Stopher & Graves, LLP
Louisville, KY


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Harris, Chad E.


Chad E. Harris, Attorney
Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP
Atlanta, GA


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Harris, Lindsey


Lindsey Harris
Director Risk Management
Dollar Tree
Norfolk, VA


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Harter, Christine


Christine Harter
Attorney and Mediator
Christine L. Harter, PA
Ocala, FL


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Hemphill, Allen D.


Allen D. Hemphill, Attorney
Brown Sims
Houston, TX


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Henriksen, Chad


Chad Henriksen, DC, DACBOH
Director
WorkSiteRight at Northwestern Health Sciences University
Bloomington, MN


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Hill, Hon. Charles M., III


Honorable Charles M. Hill, III, (Ret.)
The Mediation Group
Miami, FL


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Hires, Eric


Eric Hires
Attorney and Mediator
Eric V. Hires, LLC
Orlando, FL


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Holzer, Michael


Michael Holzer, MD
Concentra
Bradenton, FL


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Hough, Charles


Charles Hough
Executive Director
Alabama Workers’ Compensation Self-Insured Guaranty Association
Decatur, AL


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Hudgens, Abbie


Abbie Hudgens
Administrator
State of Tennessee Bureau of Workers’ Compensation
Nashville, TN


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Iglesias, Marcos


Marcos A. Iglesias, MD, MMM, FAAFP, FACOEM
SVP/Chief Medical Officer
Broadspire, A Crawford Company
Sunrise, FL


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Imber, Michael


Michael Imber
Senior Attorney/State Mediator
Office of the Judges of Compensation Claims
West Palm Beach, FL


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Ingram, Joshua


Joshua Ingram
Client Performance Manager
Sedgwick CMS
Oklahoma City, OK


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Jacobs, Gwen G.


Gwen G. Jacobs
Partner
Bennett, Jacobs & Adams, PA
Tampa, FL


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Jacobs, Hon. Jeffery I.


Honorable Jeffrey I. Jacobs
Office of Judges of Compensation Claims
Miami, FL


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Jaffe, Daniel T.


Daniel T. Jaffe, Attorney
Rissman, Barrett, Hurt, Donahue, McLain & Mangan, PA
Tampa, FL


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James, Hon. Melody


Honorable Melody James
South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Commission
Columbia, SC


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Jenkins, Greg


Greg Jenkins
Bureau Chief, Financial Accountability
Division of Workers’ Compensation
Tallahassee, FL


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Jenkins, Joanne


Joanne Jenkins
Workers’ Compensation Supervisor
Gallagher Bassett
Tampa, FL


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Jenkins, John W., Jr.


John W. Jenkins, Jr.
Health Insurance Specialist
Division of MSP Program Operations
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Baltimore, MD


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Johnsen, Hon. Gregory


Honorable Gregory Johnsen
Florida Office of Judges of Compensation Claims
West Palm Beach, FL


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Johnson, Hon. Pamela


Honorable Pamela Johnson
Tennessee Court of Compensation Claims
Knoxville, TN


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Johnson, Scott


Scott Johnson
PEO Safety Manager
Oasis, a Paychex Company
Tampa, FL


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Jonak, Marguerite L.


Marguerite Jonak
Partner
Manning & Kass, Ellrod, Ramirez, Trester LLP
New York, NY


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Jones, Jennifer Morris


Jennifer Morris Jones, Attorney
Cranfill, Sumner & Hartzog, LLP
Raleigh, NC/Charlotte, NC/Wilmington, NC


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Juliachs, William A.


William A. Juliachs, Attorney
Senior Assistant City Attorney
City of Miami
Miami, FL


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Justin, Beatriz E.


Beatriz E. Justin, Attorney
Rissman, Barrett, Hurt, Donahue, McLain & Mangan, PA
Tampa, FL


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Kagan, H. George


H. George Kagan
Attorney
H. George Kagan, PA
Gulf Stream, FL


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Karsen, Brian C.


Brian C. Karsen, Attorney
Barnett, Lerner, Karsen, Frankel & Castro, PA
Fort Lauderdale, FL


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Keele, Leah P.


Leah P. Keele, Attorney
Latham Steele Lehman, PC
Tulsa, OK


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Keene, Jill


Jill Keene, CIC, CWC, CWCL
Claim Supervisor – Orlando Branch
Gallagher Bassett
Orlando, FL


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Kellar, Hon. Sheral


Honorable Sheral Kellar
Louisiana Workforce Commission
Baton Rouge, LA


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Kellerman, Mylene


Mylene Kellerman
Assistant Director
USF Safety Florida 21 (d) Consultation Program
Tampa, FL


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Kelly, Kathy


Kathy Kelly
Team Lead - WC
Sedgwick
Lake Mary, FL


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Kensy, Ann


Ann Kensy
Manager
National - PEO Workers’ Compensation Claims
Oasis, A Paychex Company
Tampa, FL


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Kinney, Kyle K.


Kyle K. Kinney
Attorney
Miller, Christie & Kinney, PC
Vestavia Hills, AL


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Kirby, Angela K.


Angela K. Kirby
Senior Vice President
Marsh
Ft. Worth, TX


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Kofeldt, Miranda


Miranda Kofeldt, PhD
Clinical Director
Ascellus Behavioral Health
St. Petersburg, FL


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Koonce, K. Max


K. Max Koonce
Chief Claims Officer
Sedgwick
Memphis, TN


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Lamy, Laure L.


Laure L. Lamy
Regional Director
Workers Compensation Research Institute
Cambridge, MA


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Langham, Hon. David


David Langham
Deputy Chief Judge of Compensation Claims
Pensacola, FL


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Latham, Wade


Wade Latham
Senior Vice President of Risk Management and Corporate Strategy
CoAdvantage
Bedford, TX


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Lemke, Timothy C.


Timothy C. Lemke, Attorney
Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP
Atlanta, GA


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Lenkov, Rich


Rich Lenkov, Attorney
Bryce Downey & Lenkov, LLC
Chicago, IL


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Levine, Nat


Nat Levine
Independent Medical Practice Consultant
Fort Lauderdale, FL


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Littlejohn, Will


Will Littlejohn, Attorney
Holder Padgett Littlejohn & Prickett, LLC
Charleston, SC/Columbia, SC/ Greenville, SC/Raleigh, SC


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Livington, Debra


Debra Livington
Chief Executive Officer
ReEmployAbility, Inc
Tampa, FL


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Longo, Paolo


Paolo Longo
Attorney
Bichler, Oliver, Longo & Fox, PLLC
Maitland, FL


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Lopez, Gary


Gary Lopez, CSP, MS
Gallagher Risk Management Services
Weston, FL


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Loud, Jodi


Jodi Loud, CCM, CLCP, MSCC
The Hartford
Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Home Office Consultant
Hartford, CT


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Lovan, Dwight


Dwight Lovan
Former KY Commissioner & SAWCA President
Frankfort, KY


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Lowrey, Lane


Lane Lowrey, Attorney
Schouest, Bamdas, Soshea & Ben Maier, PLLC
Houston, TX


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MacAllister, Brian


Brian MacAllister
Medicare Unit Manager, Conditional Payment Unit
Liberty Mutual Insurance
Dover, NH


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Madson, Torben


Torben Madson
Attorney
Miller Tack & Madson
Apalachicola, FL


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Marshall, Hon. Wesley G.


Honorable Wesley G. Marshall
Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission
Richmond, VA


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Martin, Charles


Charles Martin
Senior Director – Integrated Casualty and Claims Advocacy
Willis Towers Watson
Norwalk, CT


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Matejcek, John


John Matejcek
Risk Manager
Best Buy Co., Inc
Minneapolis, MN


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McConnaughhay, James N.


James N. McConnaughhay
Attorney
WCI General Chair
McConnaughhay, Coonrod, Pope & Weaver, P.A.
Tallahassee, FL


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McCue, Christopher G.


Christopher G. McCue, Attorney
McConnaughhay, Coonrod, Pope, Weaver & Stern, PA
Tallahassee, FL


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McKay, Hon. Frank R.


Honorable Frank McKay
Chairman and Chief Appellate Judge
Georgia State Board of Workers’ Compensation
Atlanta, GA


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McKenna, Gregory J.


Greg McKenna
SVP Communications
Gallagher Bassett Services, Inc.
Rolling Meadows, IL


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McKeon, Brendan


Brendan McKeon, Attorney
Flicker, Garelick & Associates
New York, NY


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McMahan, Mark


Mark McMahan
General Manager
Friendship Homes
Montevideo, MN


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Mendez, Celia


Celia Mendez
Attorney and Mediator
Moreland & Mendez, PA
Maitland, FL


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Miller, Charlene


Charlene Miller
Bureau Chief, Monitoring & Audit
Division of Workers’ Compensation
Tallahassee, FL


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Moore, Hon. Bruce


Honorable Bruce Moore
Kansas Department of Labor, Division of Workers’ Compensation
Salina, KS


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Morales, Ricardo


Ricardo Morales, Attorney
Law Office of Ricardo Morales, PLC
Miami, FL


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Morris, Rob


Rob Morris
Vice President, Casualty Underwriting
Zurich Global Corporate in N. America
Atlanta, GA


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Muselman, Claire


Claire Muselman
Director of Workers’ Compensation
Continental Western Group
Urbandale, IA


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Napolitano, Jeffrey C.


Jeffrey C. Napolitano
Attorney
Juge, Napolitano, Guilbeau, Rulie & Frieman
Metairie, LA/Covington, LA


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Nelson, Susan F.


Susan F. Nelson, DO
Lead Physician
Physicians Health Centers
Miami, FL


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Nepomuceno, Erwin A.


Erwin A. Nepomuceno, Attorney
Manning & Kass, LLP
Los Angeles, CA


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Newman, Hon. Ferrell


Honorable Ferrell Newman
Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission
Richmond, VA


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Newman, Hon. Jacquelyn Lewis


Honorable Jacquelyn Lewis Newman
Office of Judges of Compensation Claims
Tallahassee, FL


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North, Dave


Dave North
Executive Chairman
Sedgwick
Memphis, TN


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O’ Connor, Sean


Sean O’Connor, Attorney
McConnaughhay, Coonrod, Pope, Weaver & Stern, PA
Gainesville, FL


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O’Halloran, Robert


Robert O’Halloran
Senior Vice President of Claims
Summit Consulting, Inc
Lakeland, FL


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O’Neil, Brittany


Brittany O’Neil
Policy Coordinator
Division of Workers’ Compensation
Tallahassee, FL


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Oliver, T. Adam


T. Adam Oliver, MD
Tallahassee Neurological Clinic
Tallahassee, FL


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Olson, Noreen


Noreen Olson, RN, MN, COHN-S, ARM
Manager, Claims, Risk Management
Starbucks Coffee Company
Seattle, WA


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Pacheco, David


David Pacheco, Attorney
Gillis, Mermell & Pacheco, PA
Miami, FL


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Padgett, David


David Padgett, Attorney
Holder Padgett Littlejohn & Prickett, LLC
Charleston, SC/Columbia, SC/ Greenville, SC/Raleigh, SC


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Pastore, Laura


Laura Pastore
Human Resources Supervisor
City of Margate, FL


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Patrick, Hon. Knowrasa


Honorable Knowrasa Patrick
Washington Board of Industrial Insurance Appeals
Olympia, WA


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Payne, Gayl


Gayl Payne
Claims Specialist
FCCI Insurance Group
Sarasota, FL


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Perloff, David


David Perloff, MD, FACC, FACP
Cardiologist, Broward Health Medical Center
Broward Health Imperial Point
Ft Lauderdale, FL


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Pipkin, William E.


William E. Pipkin, Jr.
Attorney
Austill, Lewis, Pipkin & Maddox
Mobile, AL


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Pirtle, Patchez


Patchez Pirtle, RN, CCM
Director of Catastrophic Services
Paradigm I Complex Care Solutions
Owings Mills, MD


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Pittman, Keith E.


Keith E. Pittman, Attorney
Juge, Napolitano, Guilbeau, Rulie & Frieman
Metairie, LA/Covington, LA


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Popolizio, Mark


Mark Popolizio
Vice President of MSP Compliance & Policy
ISO Claims Partners
North Redding, MA


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Potter, Robert “Bobby”


Robert “Bobby” Potter, Attorney
Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP
Atlanta, GA


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Pugh, Theresa


Theresa Pugh
Program Administrator
Medical Services Section
Division of Workers’ Compensation
Tallahassee, FL


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Putfark, Matthew M.


Matthew M. Putfark, Attorney
Juge, Napolitano, Guilbeau, Rulie & Frieman
Metairie, LA/Covington, LA


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Quast, Robert


Robert Quast
Director of Insurance and Claims
The Kroger Company
Cincinnati, OH


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Reale, Jack


Jack Reale
Attorney
Drew, Eckel & Farnham, LLP
Atlanta, GA


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Repp, Cori


Cori Repp, MD, MBA
Director of Medical Operations Central Florida
Concentra
Bradenton, FL


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Richardson, Derrick


Derrick Richardson
Operations & Management Consultant
Monitoring & Audit
Division of Workers’ Compensation
Tallahassee, FL


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Rios, Stephen


Stephen Rios
Director of National Business Development
Transcom Solutions
Atlanta, GA


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Rissman, Steven A.


Steven A. Rissman
Attorney
WCI Program Chair
Rissman, Barrett, Hurt, Donahue, McLain & Mangan, PA
Orlando, FL


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Rockwell, Ashley Breeze


Ashley Breeze Rockwell
Southeast Center for Agricultural Health & Injury Prevention
Central Appalachian Regional Education Research Center
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY


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Rodriguez, Rick


Rick Rodriguez
Corporate Risk Manager
Cavco Industries, Inc
Phoenix, AZ


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Rogner, William H.


William H. Rogner, Attorney
HR Law
Winter Park, FL


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Romero, Joel


Joel Romero
District Director
OWCP, Southern District-Jacksonville Suboffice
Jacksonville, FL


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Rosenau, Lisa


Lisa Rosenau
Human Resources Director
Solar Plastics, LLC
Delano, MN


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Ross, Adam


Adam Ross
Attorney and Mediator
Office of Judges of Compensation Claims
Lauderdale Lakes, FL


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Rowe, Jesse


Jesse Rowe, Attorney
Morgan and Morgan
Daytona Beach, FL


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Royo, Rosa


Rosa Royo
Director of Workers’ Compensation
Miami Dade County Public Schools
Miami, FL


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Ruli, Thomas M.


Thomas M. Ruli, Attorney
Juge, Napolitano, Guilbeau, Rulie & Frieman
Metairie, LA/Covington, LA


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Ruser, John W.


John W. Ruser
President and CEO
The Workers’ Compensation Research Institute
Cambridge, MA


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Ryan, Thomas F.


Thomas F. Ryan
Senior Principal | National Practice Integrated Casualty Consulting
Willis Towers Watson
Short Hills, NJ


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Ryder, Michael


Michael Ryder, Attorney
Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP
Atlanta, GA


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Sabolic, Andrew


Andrew Sabolic
Assistant Director
Division of Workers’ Compensation
Department of Financial Services
Tallahassee, FL


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Sagrillo, Robert L.


Robert L. Sagrillo, JD, LLM
President, National Accounts and Settlement Consulting
NuQuest
Longwood, FL


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Salm, Marc


Marc Salm
VP Risk Management
Publix Super Markets, Inc
Lakeland, FL


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Sanderson, Heather Schwartz


Heather Schwartz Sanderson
Sanderson Firm
Palmetto, FL


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Sands, Kristy


Kristy Sands
Vice President- Marketing and Communications
Gallagher Bassett Services, Inc
Miramar, FL


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Schulte, Susan


Susan Schulte
NCCI
Boca Raton, FL


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Schulz, Nancy


Nancy Schulz
Director, Managed Care
Acuity Insurance
Sheboygan, WI


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Schwartzberg, Randy S.


Randy S. Schwartzberg, MD
Orlando Orthopaedic Center
Orlando, FL


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Scremin-Pace, Sylvia


Silvia Scremin-Pace
Claims Manager
Broward County Public Schools
Ft Lauderdale, FL


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Sharkevich, Mike


Mike Sharkevich, CSP, CHST
Senior Loss Control Specialist
National Risk Control Practice
Gallagher Risk Management Services, Inc
Boca Raton, FL


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Shaw, Robin Caral


Robin Caral Shaw
Chairperson PMI
Attorney and Mediator
Law Office of Robin Caral Shaw, PA
Boca Raton, FL


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Shemanski, Susan


Susan Shemanski
Vice President Corporate Risk Management
The Adecco Group NA
Jacksonville, FL


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Shore, Benjamin


Dr. Benjamin Shore
Chief Medical Consultant
Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd
Miami, FL


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Shore, Rosanne


Rosanne Shore
Attorney and Mediator
Center for Conflict Resolution
Miami, FL


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Shymanski, Jennifer M.


Jennifer M. Shymanski, JD, CMSP-F
Vice-President, Implementation and Strategy
NuQuest
Longwood, FL


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Silva, Cathy


Cathy Silva, MBA, MS
Sunshine Education & Research Center
University of South Florida
Tampa, FL


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Silver, Scott H.


Scott H. Silver, Attorney
MKRS Law
Ft Lauderdale, FL


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Smith, James D.


James D. Smith, MS, CSP
Southern Region Risk Control Services
Gallagher Risk Management Services
Boca Raton, FL


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Smith, Kristin N.


Kristin N. Smith
Business Development Manager for the Southeast Business Unit
Sedgwick
Lake Mary, FL


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Souers, Blake


Blake Souers
Chief Underwriting Officer
SUNZ Insurance Company
Bradenton, FL


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Spector, Paul E.


Paul E. Spector, PhD
Distinguished Professor
University of South Florida
Tampa, FL


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Spence, Margaret


Margaret Spence
President and Chief Strategist
C. Douglas & Associates, Inc
West Palm Beach, FL


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Spencer, Joan M.


Joan Spencer, MPH
Compliance Assistance Specialist
U.S. Department of Labor – OSHA
Tampa, FL


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Staley, John A.


John A. Staley, PhD, MSEH
NC Occupational Safety & Health Education & Research Center
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC


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Stephenson, Hon. Carol J.


Honorable Carol J. Stephenson
Office of Judges of Compensation Claims
West Palm Beach, FL


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Stern, E. Louis


E. Louis Stern, Attorney
McConnaughhay, Coonrod, Pope, Weaver & Stern, PA
Sarasota, FL


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Stills, David


David Stills
Vice President, Global Risk Management
Walmart, Inc
Bentonville, AR


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Stokes, Robert D.


Robert D. Stokes
Partner
Flahive, Ogden and Latson
Austin, TX


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Suskin, Stuart F.


Stuart F. Suskin, Attorney and Mediator
Stuart F. Suskin Mediation
Gainesville, FL


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Swanson, Mike


Mike Swanson
Vice President of Claims
Key HR
Orlando, FL


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Swedlow, Alex


Alex Swedlow
President
California Workers’ Compensation Institute
Oakland, CA


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Swisher, Bob


Bob Swisher
Kentucky Department of Workers’ Claims
Lexington, KY


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Szablewicz, Hon. James


Honorable James Szablewicz
Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission
Richmond, VA


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Telkamp, William


William Telkamp
Risk Manager
Seminole County BCC
Sanford, FL


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Thaler, Scott


Scott Thaler, Attorney
Grossman Attorneys at Law
Boca Raton, FL


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Thompson, Renee


Renee Thompson
Attorney and Mediator
Upchurch, Watson, White & Max
Ocala, FL


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Thompson, Richard


Richard Thompson
Vice President of Claims
Zenith
Sarasota, FL


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Tipton, Steve


Steve Tipton
Attorney
Flahive Ogden
Austin, TX


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Topper, Maxine


Maxine Topper
Executive Vice President
Physicians Health Center, Inc
Miami, FL


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Torres, Natalie


Natalie Torres
Senior Director of Client Solutions
Workfinders USA
Brookfield, WI


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Torrey, Hon. David


Honorable David Torrey
Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry
Pittsburgh, PA


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Traverso, Dawn R.


Dawn R. Traverso, Attorney
Eraclides, Gelman, Hall, Indek, Goodman, Waters & Traverso
Aventura, FL


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True, Tracie


Tracie True
Vice President
Allied World
Addison, TX


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Tucker, James H., Jr.


James H. Tucker, Jr., Attorney
Manier & Herod, PC
Nashville, TN


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Tyson, Keith


Keith Tyson
Vice President
Education, Research and Outreach
Firefighter Cancer Support Network
Miami, FL


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Underhill, Lauren


Lauren Underhill, OTR, ATP
CEO
CorLife
Green Bay, WI


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Usman, Elizabeth


Elizabeth Usman, Attorney
Assistant Professor of Law
Belmont University College of Law
Nashville, TN


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Vendette, Linda


Linda Vendette
Vice President
Zenith Insurance
Sarasota, FL


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Vincenz, Joan


Joan Vincenz
Managing Director of Risk Management
United Airlines
Chicago, IL


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Wade, Lisa A.


Lisa A. Wade, Attorney
Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP
Atlanta, GA


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Wagner, Lisa


Lisa Wagner
Claims Manager
FHM Insurance Company
Sarasota, FL


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Walker, Hon. Jonathan


Honorable Jonathan Walker
Office of Judges of Compensation Claims
Pensacola, FL


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Walls, Mark


Mark Walls
Vice President Communications & Strategic Analysis
Safety National
Chicago, IL


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Warrell, Christopher S.


Christopher S. Warrell, MD
Orlando Orthopaedic Center
Orlando, FL


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Warrick, Brian L.


Brian L. Warrick, PhD, CSP, CIH
Director, University of South Florida (USF)
OSHA Consultation Program
College of Public Health
Tampa, FL


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Watkins, Deborah


Deborah Watkins
Founder & Chief Disruption Officer
Care Bridge International
Lakewood Ranch, FL


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Webb, Kelly


Kelly Webb
Senior Director of National Claims
Albertsons Companies
Pleasanton, CA


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Welcomer, Sarah


Sarah Welcomer, CPCU
Senior Claims Quality Specialist
Liberty Mutual Insurance
Tampa, FL


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Westman, Scott


Scott Westman
SVP, Casualty Operations
Sedgwick
Lake Mary, FL


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Wieland, Glen D.


Glen D. Wieland, Attorney
Wieland & DeLattre, PA
Orlando, FL


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Williams, Hanna J.


Hanna J. Williams, Attorney
McConnaughhay, Coonrod, Pope, Weaver & Stern, PA
Thomasville, GA


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Wilson, Robert


Robert Wilson
President & CEO
WorkersCompensation.com
Sarasota, FL


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Winer, Michael J.


Michael J. Winer, Attorney
Law Offices of Michael J. Winer
Tampa, FL


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Winter, Jeffrey M.


Jeffrey M. Winter, Attorney
Jeffrey Winter Law
San Diego, CA


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Woodard, Chrystal L.


Chrystal L. Woodard, ARM, AIC
Senior Consultant, Claims
Aon
Tampa, FL


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Zaydon, Thomas J., Jr.


Thomas J. Zaydon, Jr., MD
Plastic Surgery Institute of Miami
Miami, FL


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Zientz, Mark L.


Mark L. Zientz, Attorney
Law Offices of Mark L. Zientz, PA
Miami, FL


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