Archives: Speakers

Chuck Forrest, P.E., ENV SP
Chuck Forrest, P.E., ENV SP President & KMEA 619.399.5900 Ext. 101 cforrest@kmea.net http://kmea.net As founder and President of KMEA, Chuck Forrest provides the strategic direction to this award-winning environmental engineering and consulting services firm. Chuck graduated from the Virginia Military Institute with a degree in engineering. Upon graduation he was commissioned as an officer in...
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Ronald J. Hoefer
Ronald J. Hoefer Chief Visionary & Storyteller aka CEO, Milestone Risk Management 949-379-6950 Biography I’ve often said that I’m an executive coach stuck inside the body of an insurance man. I ask tough questions that challenge business owners to think outside their usual patterns and look for solutions from the bottom up, top down, and side-to-side....
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Richard B. Oliver
Richard B. Oliver Partner, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP 213-488-7102 richard.oliver@pillsburylaw.com https://www.pillsburylaw.com Dick Oliver is a partner in the law firm's Government Contracts & Disputes practice and is located in the Los Angeles office. Mr. Oliver has more than thirty-five years of experience representing clients dealing with a wide range of government contract issues concerning...
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Brian Hawkins
Brian Hawkins Acting President, California International Business University 619-702-9400 brian.hawkins@cibu.edu http://www.cibu.edu Biography A graduate of the University of San Diego and Thunderbird. In 1993, Brian founded an agency, Catalyst Marketing, emphasizing strategic marketing, advertising, branding, sales and special event planning. He has lived and worked in Italy, France, and Denmark, and he speaks 6 languages....
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Costa Nuzzo
Costa Nuzzo Vice President, Profit Website Management 520-780-4265 costa@profitwebmanagement.com http://profitwebmanagement.com Biography Constantino (Costa) Nuzzo is an Internet Marketing Professional with over 5 years experience in website development/design and Internet marketing. He is a graduate of the University of Arizona and business partners with his friend Donte Ormsby, owner of Profit Website Management. Costa’s focus in business is...
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James Hickey
James Hickey Founder, Internet Marketing Training Center Biography James Hickey is one of the top leaders in the Internet Marketing Industry. He provides his clients with a proven Internet and Social Media Marketing Plan for Retail Businesses, Start Up Companies and Entrepreneurs. In January 2011, he created the Internet Marketing Training Center to train individuals...
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Dave Ray
Dave Ray Facilitator/Coach, Mind Masters Biography Dave’s personal experience as a business owner as well as his career as a Naval Officer has positioned him to coach and guide individuals to be successful. For the last 15 years he has had the opportunity to help work with and train members of the world's greatest Navy...
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Bob Lawerence
Bob Lawerence Journalist & Emcee Biography It means a great deal when we can make a difference to someone who's watching." Solid reporting skills and tenacity make Bob Lawrence an excellent television journalist. He puts his heart into each story and comes up with reports that capture San Diego's attention and emotions. For example, his...
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Barbara Bry
Barbara Bry Council Member, San Diego District 1 Biography Before serving on the San Diego City Council, Barbara was the chief operating officer of Blackbird Ventures which invests in and incubates early stage technology companies. She has been an entrepreneur in both the for-profit and non-profit sectors. Barbara was a co-founder of Atcom/Info, the leader...
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Jim Wong
Jim Wong Chair, National Veterans Transition Services, Inc. Biography As a management consultant for the past 35 years, I have been using an interdisciplinary and open-systems approach to consult with CEOs and founders to improve organizational performance and viability, as measured by the value and confidence customers place in the firm’s products and services and...
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