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Kim Seeling Smith

CEO, Ignite Global

Kim is an expert on helping frontline managers and leaders do their best work.

  • Over 20 years of experience helping companies attract, develop, and retain employees and leaders
  • In-demand consultant for leading food companies on frontline leadership development, including Coca-Cola, AB InBev, Lactalis, Foodco, McDonald’s, and many more
  • Accomplished author of Mind Reading for Managers and 101 Great Ways to Enhance Your Career

Mark A. Lies II

Partner, Seyfarth Shaw LLC

Primary practice areas involve occupational safety and health law, related personal injury litigation and employment law, including single plaintiff and class action litigation and counseling

Mike Robach

VP, Food Safety & Regulatory Affairs, Cargill

Mike joined Cargill in January of 2004 to lead the company’s corporate food safety and regulatory affairs programs. Since that time, Mike has increased the department’s scope to include animal health and quality assurance.

  • Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI)
  • Past President for Safe Supply of Affordable Food Everywhere (SSAFE)
  • Member of the Scientific and Regulatory Affairs Council Executive Committee for the Grocery Manufacturers Association
  • Member of the U.S. Poultry and Egg Association’s Research Advisory Committee, American Meat Institute, the National Turkey Federation, the International Association of Food Protection, the Institute of Food Technologists, the American Society for Microbiology, and on the Advisory Board for Food Safety Tech & Food Safety Consortium

Nick Wolfenden

Office of Animal Well-Being at Tyson Foods

Nick Wolfenden leads Poultry Welfare for the Office of Animal Well-Being at Tyson Foods.

  • Responsible for driving commitment to Poultry Welfare across the organization through continual improvement
  • Helps lead the development and implementation of the company’s poultry welfare strategy, communicates work with external stakeholders and helps lead a team of poultry welfare professionals

Dr. Irene Boland

Chief Learning Officer, Learning Development Institute, Inc.

Irene is a learning consultant who helps clients reach their training and performance goals through developing learning strategies, creating training materials and supporting subject matter experts to become better trainers. Irene has a PhD in Education, conducts learning research, and takes pride in bringing her clients the most effective solutions to workplace problems.

Jessica Bergey

HR Operations Manager

I have been in the HR field for about 8 years but in my current role at Clemens Food Group working with Alchemy for a little over a year. I am currently the HR Operations Manager overseeing HR Operations across multiple states and locations with an employee count of about 3500. I am constantly looking for ways to streamline processes and automate them for more efficiency and accuracy across the board.

Deborah Walden Ralls

VP of Risk Management, Green Valley Pecan

Kyle Schmidt

Instructional Design Manager

Over the past 6 years Kyle has managed a team of instructional designers that creates e-learning material for the food manufacturing and retail industries. This work includes developing learning strategies, supervising projects from conception to completion, providing editorial support, writing copy, and producing educational experiences for hundreds of thousands of learners across the country. Kyle is passionate about using his creative and technical capacities for writing to translate complicated material into memorable and meaningful experiences.

Bill D. Potter, Ph. D.

Senior Food Safety & Quality Consultant

Dr. Bill Potter is a 30-year food industry veteran, having directed food safety, quality, and R&D initiatives for plants and vertically-integrated operations at both the local and corporate level. He also has extensive experience managing recall and traceability programs. His technical expertise includes PhD, MS, and PCQI certifications focused on food safety of human and animal foods. Bill’s MBA and experience give him a unique business perspective of food traceability concepts.

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