Speaker Directory

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Aaron Knight
Aaron Knight is the Vice President of Geo Knight & Co, a 5-generation manufacturing company established in 1885. Aaron has designed most of the current digital line of presses at www.heatpress.com and has directed the company towards a product line that is USA-made & ...
Geo Knight, heat press
Aaron Knight is the Vice President of Geo Knight & Co, a 5-generation manufacturing company established in 1885. Aaron has designed most of the current digital line of presses at www.heatpress.com and has directed the company towards a product line that is USA-made & support-oriented. With a background in accounting and computer programming & IT, his primary focus is the factory’s industry reputation for quality heat press machinery. Married & Father of 3, he is also a private aerobatic pilot, musician, and high performance ‘track driver’.
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Ana Seleme
For almost seven years Ana has been managing Beaver Paper’s Latin America sales regions and creating strong relationships with channel partners. Utilizing her experience and deep expertise, Ana evaluates channel strategies, developing, and delivering effective sales and marketing plans to support ...
marketing, media, Paper, sales
For almost seven years Ana has been managing Beaver Paper’s Latin America sales regions and creating strong relationships with channel partners. Utilizing her experience and deep expertise, Ana evaluates channel strategies, developing, and delivering effective sales and marketing plans to support market growth in her regions. Prior to Beaver Paper, Ana worked in high-level positions at CEMB-USA, BL Systems Inc., Hennessy Industries, LLC (A Fortive Company) and Magotteaux Inc.
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Arnold C. Volker
As owner and CEO of Next Innovations of Walker Minnesota, Arnold has over 30 years of business and manufacturing expertise. Next Innovations was established in 2002. Through in-house manufacturing, Next Innovations has built a worldwide successful brand of Metal Wall art and Lawn and Garden Décor ...
Contract Manufacturing, Cottage Blanks, Laser Cutting, Next Innovations, Powder Coating, Substrates
As owner and CEO of Next Innovations of Walker Minnesota, Arnold has over 30 years of business and manufacturing expertise. Next Innovations was established in 2002. Through in-house manufacturing, Next Innovations has built a worldwide successful brand of Metal Wall art and Lawn and Garden Décor products. Next Innovations also does contract manufacturing for many industries. Their services include laser cutting, powder coating and dye sublimating. Next Innovations is sharing their proven blank program and offering it to the Cottage Industry. Through the use of their proprietary paints and processes they offer a very unique line of blanks, all made in-house, in the USA.
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Ashley Nace
Ashley joined the Artesprix (pronounced: ahrt – eh – spree) Team in late 2018 as Sales Manager, and has since been helping grow their brand to more than just Sublimation Markers. With over 6 years sales experience and a Bachelors in Business Management, Ashley is ready to introduce the world to ...
Artesprix, Arts and Crafts Supplies, Sublimation Markers
Ashley joined the Artesprix (pronounced: ahrt – eh – spree) Team in late 2018 as Sales Manager, and has since been helping grow their brand to more than just Sublimation Markers. With over 6 years sales experience and a Bachelors in Business Management, Ashley is ready to introduce the world to Sublimation through crafting. She is excited to be a part of this industry, as she learns more about traditional Sublimation every day. Ashley feels the best part about her job are the relationships she develops with makers, customers, and partners.
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Becky Dykes
Becky Dykes has truly found her passion, teaching those wanting to join the Silhouette creative adventure. Instructing on behalf of Craft Chameleon, Becky specializes in helping beginners learn the basics and advanced users the full power of the Silhouette Software. Becky began 8 years ago and ...
Craft Chameleon, Cricut, Silhouette, vinyl
Becky Dykes has truly found her passion, teaching those wanting to join the Silhouette creative adventure. Instructing on behalf of Craft Chameleon, Becky specializes in helping beginners learn the basics and advanced users the full power of the Silhouette Software. Becky began 8 years ago and has worked from self-taught hobbyist to licensed Silhouette enthusiast. Her work includes being half of the crafty duo 'Vinyl Me Crazy', owner of 'Silhouette & Cricut Inspiration Box', contributor for top industry blogs, instructor for several national conferences representing various crafting brands, plus hosting Silhouette Weekend Retreats around the country and on cruises!
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Carlos Suescun
Carlos is the International Sales Manager for FOREVER (Germany) with more than 10 years of international experience in the sportswear industry (Puma) and Digital Transfer Application Technologies in different countries around the world (Colombia, USA, Venezuela, China & Germany).
FOREVER, media, Paper
Carlos is the International Sales Manager for FOREVER (Germany) with more than 10 years of international experience in the sportswear industry (Puma) and Digital Transfer Application Technologies in different countries around the world (Colombia, USA, Venezuela, China & Germany).
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Charlie Glenn
Charlie Glenn has been with Beaver Paper for over seven years serving his customers in the S. Central region and most recently in Georgia. Charlie brings over 25 years of printing industry experience and knowledge to his customers and is responsible for sales and new business development in his ...
media, Paper
Charlie Glenn has been with Beaver Paper for over seven years serving his customers in the S. Central region and most recently in Georgia. Charlie brings over 25 years of printing industry experience and knowledge to his customers and is responsible for sales and new business development in his region. Prior to Beaver Paper, Charlie served as Sales Director for VistaLogics, a distributor for sourcing digital dye sublimation printers and printing supplies.
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Cheryl Kuchek
Cheryl has been involved in the personalization industry for over 18 years and has evolved as one of the industry leaders in sublimation. She was the first to start the ever-growing Facebook Social Media group for sublimation called “Sublimation for Beginners and Beyond” for those initially ...
Facebook, Host, just my imagination dezigns, sublimation for beginners and beyond, Sublimation Summit
Cheryl has been involved in the personalization industry for over 18 years and has evolved as one of the industry leaders in sublimation. She was the first to start the ever-growing Facebook Social Media group for sublimation called “Sublimation for Beginners and Beyond” for those initially starting out with sublimation along with intermediate and advanced users, whereas many others have imitated similar mass Social Media groups since. Cheryl’s desire is not to be the biggest Social Media group, but to be the best and most helpful. Cheryl has a passion for the industry and a strong desire to share her knowledge and help others succeed with their craftsmanship and skills. She initiated the first of its kind Sublimation Summit 2019 in Atlanta with 92 educational classes along with vendor product displays and a Question and Answer panel comprised of industry leaders. She is the President and Design Director of Just My Imagination Dezigns, the Host of Virtual Sublimation Summit 2021.
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Craig Spooner
Craig Spooner has been with UNINET for over 17 years and has been the Director of Sales for the company for 10 years. Craig is intimately familiar with all of UNINET’S products and services and is always on hand to assist in training and education of our dealer network and end users. He is ...
iColor, ProRIP, SmartCUT, UniNet, White Toner Printers
Craig Spooner has been with UNINET for over 17 years and has been the Director of Sales for the company for 10 years. Craig is intimately familiar with all of UNINET’S products and services and is always on hand to assist in training and education of our dealer network and end users. He is instrumental in the coordination and launching of new products on the company’s website, including the execution of video and written instructions for all IColor transfer printers and associated transfer papers, media and specialty cartridges.
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Dane Clement
Dane Clement, President of Great Dane Graphics and Vice President of Art and Creative Process for GroupeSTAHL, is well-known for his expertise in computer graphics and color separations. He has authored Artwork for Vinyl Cutting, Artwork for DTG Printing, Artwork for White Toner Transfers and ...
Adobe Photoshop, Affinity Photo, Graphics, Great Dane Graphics, Procreate
Dane Clement, President of Great Dane Graphics and Vice President of Art and Creative Process for GroupeSTAHL, is well-known for his expertise in computer graphics and color separations. He has authored Artwork for Vinyl Cutting, Artwork for DTG Printing, Artwork for White Toner Transfers and T-shirt Artwork Simplified for Adobe and Corel users. Dane conducts seminars at the Impressions Shows, SGIA Expo, DAX, and PPAI Expo, and is a regular contributor to Impressions Magazine and SGIA Journal. He has consulted worldwide helping art departments work smoothly and efficiently, and judges for Impressions Magazine Impressions Awards and the SGIA Golden Image Awards.
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David Gross
David Gross is the president of Condé Systems Inc. For more than 25 years he has developed and built the Mobile, Alabama based company into the premier source for printers, substrates, and consumables serving the personalized photo gift industry. You will have an opportunity to have an up-close a ...
conde, Educator, Printers, Substrates
David Gross is the president of Condé Systems Inc. For more than 25 years he has developed and built the Mobile, Alabama based company into the premier source for printers, substrates, and consumables serving the personalized photo gift industry.  You will have an opportunity to have an up-close a personal training with one of the best in the industry.  A highly sought after educator with extensive knowledge on the process and application of sublimation.
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David Stevens
David Stevens is renowned in the industry for his teaching abilities, and helping customers improve their laser processing techniques. For nearly two decades, he held multiple roles at Universal Laser, including applications lab manager, where he built, designed and produced a catalog of laser ...
Laser, Trotec
David Stevens is renowned in the industry for his teaching abilities, and helping customers improve their laser processing techniques. For nearly two decades, he held multiple roles at Universal Laser, including applications lab manager, where he built, designed and produced a catalog of laser parameters and standardized settings; and senior global technology specialist. He has been the industrial applications manager with Trotec Laser Inc. since 2018 and heads the West Coast Applications & Inspiration Lab.
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Erin Churchman
Erin Churchman has been with Universal Woods for ten years, with over 15 years of project planning experience. She started her career in marketing, managing all logistical and design efforts for the trade show program. In 2019, she moved to a role in Customer Service, where she guided the order ...
ChromaLuxe, hard surfaces, Unisub, Universal Woods
Erin Churchman has been with Universal Woods for ten years, with over 15 years of project planning experience. She started her career in marketing, managing all logistical and design efforts for the trade show program. In 2019, she moved to a role in Customer Service, where she guided the order management team and a production team. More recently, Erin started a new role in Sales as the Channel Manager for E-Commerce; to drive growth within this channel as well as cultivate new and existing relationships with their customers.
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Gordon Firemark
Gordon Firemark practices entertainment and media law in Los Angeles and is devoted to the representation of clients in film, television, theatre, and new media. He helps creative industry professionals make deals that make sense, and that get their productions developed, financed, produced and ...
Entertainment Law, Intellectual Property, Law, Lawyer, Legal, Media Law
Gordon Firemark practices entertainment and media law in Los Angeles and is devoted to the representation of clients in film, television, theatre, and new media. He helps creative industry professionals make deals that make sense, and that get their productions developed, financed, produced and distributed. His practice also covers intellectual property, cyberspace, new media, business transactions, and corporate matters for clients in the fields of media, entertainment, content and digital business. He holds a B.A. in Radio, Television and Film from the University of Oregon, and earned his law degree at Southwestern University School of Law. He teaches Entertainment Law at Columbia College Hollywood, Contract law at Pepperdine Law School and intellectual property law at Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising. Before starting his own firm, he was a partner in The Business Affairs Group, and worked in the legal and business affairs departments at Hanna-Barbera Productions and the MGM/UA Worldwide Television Group. Mr. Firemark is frequently referred to as “The Podcast Lawyer™”, and is the author of The Podcast, Blog, & New Media Producers’ Legal Survival Guide. (Https://podcastlawbook.com) He is also a podcaster himself. Since 2009, he has produced and hosted “Entertainment Law Update” (http://entertainmentlawupdate.com), which provides a monthly roundup of news and commentary about the field of entertainment law for artists, lawyers, and other professionals in the industry.
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Jackson Burnett
Jackson Burnett is the President at Vapor Apparel, a leading sun protection brand. For the last 17 years he has helped grow Vapor Apparel to an international leader in sun protection and sublimation apparel. Prior to starting Vapor Apparel, he was Manager of Export Sales for Unifi, the makers of ...
Vapor Apparel
Jackson Burnett is the President at Vapor Apparel, a leading sun protection brand. For the last 17 years he has helped grow Vapor Apparel to an international leader in sun protection and sublimation apparel. Prior to starting Vapor Apparel, he was Manager of Export Sales for Unifi, the makers of Repreve, recycled yarn and fibers. He graduated from Clemson University with a MBA in International Business and resides in the Lowcountry of South Carolina.
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Jamie Omahen
Jamie Omahen is the owner of Craft Chameleon, a national online retailer of blanks products for the crafting industry. Creating since she was a child led to a BFA from the University of Kansas. That creativity, her early career in industrial design plus an entrepreneurial spirit brought Jamie and ...
blanks, Craft Chameleon, Crafts Supplies
Jamie Omahen is the owner of Craft Chameleon, a national online retailer of blanks products for the crafting industry. Creating since she was a child led to a BFA from the University of Kansas. That creativity, her early career in industrial design plus an entrepreneurial spirit brought Jamie and husband Michael to start a new craft blanks supply business in 2010. Their mom & pop craft supply shop has grown to include sublimation products for small businesses and crafters. Her tutorial posts have been featured in many craft industry blogs and Jamie has instructed for years locally, regionally and nationally about many craft products and projects.
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Jamie Wisdom
Jamie Wisdom is a Technical Success Specialist at Coastal Business Supplies. With over 5 years of experience in the product decoration industry, she provides Coastal's customers with technical support for their equipment, substrates, and software for dye-sublimation and heat transfer. Jamie also ...
Coastal Business Supplies, decoration
Jamie Wisdom is a Technical Success Specialist at Coastal Business Supplies. With over 5 years of experience in the product decoration industry, she provides Coastal's customers with technical support for their equipment, substrates, and software for dye-sublimation and heat transfer. Jamie also oversees the testing of new heat transfer products in order to provide customers with accurate printing, cutting, and pressing instructions. In 2019, Jamie made her debut as one of the faces of Coastal's YouTube tutorial videos, and you can find her tips and tricks by following Coastal Business Supplies on YouTube.
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Jared Truman
Jared Truman is a sublimation specialist at JDS Industries, where he has been offering sublimation support for just over 2.5 years. He has a bachelor’s degree in computer graphics with a minor in art and has experience with both screen and wide-format printing. When he is not offering sublimation ...
JDS, Sublimation Products, templates
Jared Truman is a sublimation specialist at JDS Industries, where he has been offering sublimation support for just over 2.5 years. He has a bachelor’s degree in computer graphics with a minor in art and has experience with both screen and wide-format printing. When he is not offering sublimation support or at a tradeshow/seminar, he is designing artwork for products and shooting/editing videos for JDS YouTube channel. He is located at the JDS Headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD.
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Jim Tenholder
Jim Tenholder is the Dealer Sales Manager for Imaging Supplies Warehouse, a global wholesale distribution company that provides laser, inkjet, heat transfer and sublimation supplies to resellers in the product personalization industry. He possesses 15+ years of sales experience in the specialty ...
Imaging Supplies Warehouse, ISW, OKI, White Toner Printer
Jim Tenholder is the Dealer Sales Manager for Imaging Supplies Warehouse, a global wholesale distribution company that provides laser, inkjet, heat transfer and sublimation supplies to resellers in the product personalization industry. He possesses 15+ years of sales experience in the specialty printing market, with three years specifically dedicated to garment decoration. Jim has devoted his focus and energy to thoroughly understanding every aspect of the transfer printing process, and because of this, ISW is now one of the few select OKI-exclusive distributors in the world. His transfer printing expertise extends from production to marketing, he can tell you which specialty papers work best with OKI's line of printers, and he also knows how businesses can utilize the OKI printing system to generate revenue immediately.
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Jimmy Lamb
Award-winning author and International Speaker Jimmy Lamb has more than 28 years of product-decoration business experience. Mr. Lamb has extensive knowledge in many facets of digital decorating and embellishing including business startup, applications, techniques, marketing, sales, mobile, ...
business, decoration, Education, marketing, sales, sawgrass, startup
Award-winning author and International Speaker Jimmy Lamb has more than 28 years of product-decoration business experience. Mr. Lamb has extensive knowledge in many facets of digital decorating and embellishing including business startup, applications, techniques, marketing, sales, mobile, production and management. Mr. Lamb is a frequent speaker at industry events and trade shows domestically and internationally. Currently, he works with Sawgrass Technologies as the Manager of Education, where he has been instrumental in developing their educational seminars and webinars.
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Joe Dovi
Joe Dovi is the COO and EVP of UniNet, and directly manages the development of their innovative iColor line of white toner transfer printers and short run label presses. Joe has been at the helm for 15 years and is responsible for worldwide sales channels, iColor product R&D, and is co-author ...
iColor, ProRIP, SmartCUT, UniNet, White Toner Printers
Joe Dovi is the COO and EVP of UniNet, and directly manages the development of their innovative iColor line of white toner transfer printers and short run label presses. Joe has been at the helm for 15 years and is responsible for worldwide sales channels, iColor product R&D, and is co-author to many of UniNet's groundbreaking patents. UniNet is a worldwide Original Equipment Manufacturer with over 25 years of experience in the imaging industry.
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Joe Piazza
Joe has 14 years of experience in the textile industry. He has become well versed in all facets of the business - from working with heat transfer vinyl, vinyl cutters, and heat presses to large format printers, direct to garment printers, and flatbed lasers. Joe has become “The Face” of Siser ...
Heat Presses, Printers, siser, vinyl
Joe has 14 years of experience in the textile industry. He has become well versed in all facets of the business - from working with heat transfer vinyl, vinyl cutters, and heat presses to large format printers, direct to garment printers, and flatbed lasers. Joe has become “The Face” of Siser North America, by controlling their social media platforms, using his knowledge to create the very popular how-to-do YouTube tutorial videos, attends trade shows and open houses, and teaches classes. In Joe’s free time he loves to keep his life in the entertainment world, by being a multi-instrumentalist and playing music live on stage. Joe also has been acting in local and large budget films for the past decade. Some of the movies he was involved in went on to win awards at film festivals.
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Lauren Kilgore
Lauren Kilgore is an accountant turned wreath maker turned Etsy expert. After 20+ years as an accountant, she recently "un-retired" to work her Etsy shop, BeautifulMesh, and coaching full-time with Handmade Sellers University. Her experience in the corporate world makes her an ideal coach for the ...
Etsy
Lauren Kilgore is an accountant turned wreath maker turned Etsy expert. After 20+ years as an accountant, she recently "un-retired" to work her Etsy shop, BeautifulMesh, and coaching full-time with Handmade Sellers University. Her experience in the corporate world makes her an ideal coach for the business side of this creative world! She's been a guest speaker on Etsy in many online forums, podcasts, events, and publications. You can find more information about her on www.laurenkilgore.com.
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Maradith Schwandner
Maradith Schwandner is a Premier Customer Relations Representative at Coastal Business Supplies with over 14 years of experience in the garment decoration industry. Maradith boasts a breadth of knowledge regarding dye-sublimation, heat transfer vinyl, heat transfer paper and various other ...
Coastal Business Supplies, heat transfer vinyl, transfer paper
Maradith Schwandner is a Premier Customer Relations Representative at Coastal Business Supplies with over 14 years of experience in the garment decoration industry. Maradith boasts a breadth of knowledge regarding dye-sublimation, heat transfer vinyl, heat transfer paper and various other personalization methods. Due to her vast knowledge of decorating methods, Maradith assists in coordinating and is a prominent figure at many of Coastal’s events. She is also popularly seen in many of Coastal’s Facebook and YouTube training videos and live productions.
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Michael Stark
Michael Stark has more than 30 years experience in the digital transfer market, including laser, inkjet and sublimation imaging technologies. Additionally, Michael has hosted several sublimation workshops over the years to help new and existing decorators enter and grow their sublimation business. ...
Inkjet, Joto, Laser, sublimation
Michael Stark has more than 30 years experience in the digital transfer market, including laser, inkjet and sublimation imaging technologies. Additionally, Michael has hosted several sublimation workshops over the years to help new and existing decorators enter and grow their sublimation business. Michael’s experience ranges from owning and operating two t-shirt retail outlets to working for Joto for over 16 years as the Sales and Marketing Manager.
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Morgan Hatfield
Morgan Hatfield recently joined Universal Woods as Digital Communications Specialist. At UW, she is responsible for the company's social media channels, trade show coordination and plays a role in other digital communication efforts. Morgan has a passion for creativity and is enjoying learning ...
ChromaLuxe, hard surfaces, Unisub, Universal Woods
Morgan Hatfield recently joined Universal Woods as Digital Communications Specialist. At UW, she is responsible for the company's social media channels, trade show coordination and plays a role in other digital communication efforts. Morgan has a passion for creativity and is enjoying learning about sublimation and the sublimation community. ­
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Patrick Moore
Patrick Moore is no stranger to the sublimation industry. As Print Lab Manager for Beaver Paper, Moore has spent the last 6 years implementing Quality Control programs for all dye-sub related products, as well as expanding the lab’s capabilities by adding new equipment, inksets, heat presses, and ...
Beaver, media, Paper
Patrick Moore is no stranger to the sublimation industry. As Print Lab Manager for Beaver Paper, Moore has spent the last 6 years implementing Quality Control programs for all dye-sub related products, as well as expanding the lab’s capabilities by adding new equipment, inksets, heat presses, and RIP software. In addition, Moore is an integral part of product development efforts at Beaver Paper. He also provides invaluable technical support to their customers and sales team. Prior to Beaver Paper, Moore worked at Sawgrass Technologies for 14 years in R&D, Ink Production, and QC. Transitioning away from traditional lab work, Moore turned to industrial sublimation applications, helping integrate and optimize the dye-sub process to improve customer success and satisfaction.
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RJ Rickert
RJ has an extensive sales and technical background with over five years’ experience in the specialty printing market, and is certified in numerous RIP software applications. The past three years he has dedicated to the OKI line of White Toner Textile Printers.
Imaging Supplies Warehouse, ISW, OKI, White Toner Printer
RJ has an extensive sales and technical background with over five years’ experience in the specialty printing market, and is certified in numerous RIP software applications. The past three years he has dedicated to the OKI line of White Toner Textile Printers.
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Roger Wambolt
Roger Wambolt's career is the culmination of 25 years in graphic design and education. It began in the trenches at Corel, where Roger provided user support, training and championed Corel's partner programs. Over the years, he acquired extensive knowledge through his relationships with graphics ...
corel, coreldraw, Graphics, paintshop pro
Roger Wambolt's career is the culmination of 25 years in graphic design and education. It began in the trenches at Corel, where Roger provided user support, training and championed Corel's partner programs. Over the years, he acquired extensive knowledge through his relationships with graphics professionals in many industries, including print, sublimation, screen printing, sign making, engraving, and embroidery. A CorelDRAW Graphics Suite expert, Roger has been a popular presenter at industry trade shows. He has developed and conducted classroom training and online sessions throughout North America and has authored articles for key industry magazines, including SQE Professional, The Screen Printers Resource Guide and is a regular contributor to Trophex magazine. You can train at home with Roger using his book Bring It Home with CorelDRAW: A Guide to In-House Graphic Design or by watching his online course CorelDRAW Essential Training at www.linkedin.com/learning, in addition to his numerous tutorials on the Corel Discovery Center at learn.corel.com.
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Sean Kouplen
Sean Kouplen was Oklahoma’s 10th Secretary of Commerce & Workforce Development and is the current Chairman & CEO of Regent Bank. In his role as Secretary of Commerce and Workforce Development, Kouplen oversaw the economic development, community development and workforce development ...
Keynote Speaker, Oklahoma, Regent Bank, Secretary of Commerce
Sean Kouplen was Oklahoma’s 10th Secretary of Commerce & Workforce Development and is the current Chairman & CEO of Regent Bank. In his role as Secretary of Commerce and Workforce Development, Kouplen oversaw the economic development, community development and workforce development efforts for the state of Oklahoma. Under his leadership, the division was energized and focused, and their goal was achieved to add 10,000 direct new jobs for Oklahoma and over $1 billion in new investment in 2020. On April 1, 2008, Kouplen led an investor group that purchased 110-year old Regent Bank in Nowata, OK. Since that time, the bank has expanded to Tulsa, OKC and now Springfield, growing from $70 million in assets to over $625 million. Regent Bank has won many national and statewide awards including Journal Record & Inc Magazine’s Best Places to Work, as well as AIB’s Extraordinary Bank Award, given to the top 1% of community banks in the country. Kouplen holds numerous local and statewide leadership positions, including Immediate Past Chairman of the OSU National Alumni Association, OSU-Tulsa Board of Trustees and Hospitality House Board of Directors; current board member for TCC Foundation and Hillcrest South Hospital, Elder of Southpoint Church in Bixby, and a member of the OK Bankers Association and Young President’s Organizations. Kouplen’s awards include ICBA Central U.S. Community Banker of the Year, Journal Record’s Most Admired CEO, his fraternity’s top national alumni award, Citizen of the Year in Bixby, OK and, most recently, earning a black belt in Taekwondo. Kouplen has led five Influencers men’s discipleship groups, has written three best-selling books and also leads a daily call-in devotional for thousands of people throughout the country every morning at 8:17am and you are invited! ( 30,000 people call in each day from 40 states!)Kouplen has been married to Angela for 22 years and they have three children- Emory (16), Kennedy (13) and Finley (10).
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Sprite Wood
Sprite Wood is Director of Marketing for Condé Systems, Inc. With over 20 years experience in marketing, graphic design, and digital decorating, Sprite has become a respected figure in the sublimation industry by sharing her product knowledge, and cutting-edge transfer techniques in countless ...
conde, Digital Decorating, graphic design
Sprite Wood is Director of Marketing for Condé Systems, Inc. With over 20 years experience in marketing, graphic design, and digital decorating, Sprite has become a respected figure in the sublimation industry by sharing her product knowledge, and cutting-edge transfer techniques in countless Condé webinars, workshops, and weekly Live Broadcasts. Don't miss your opportunity to hear Sprite discuss topics ranging from innovative graphic design to outside of the box sales tactics while on her quest to find the next big thing in sublimation!
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Stacey A. Storino, Esq.
Stacey A. Storino, Esq. has been a New York State attorney since 1998, and was a litigator until 2015, working for some of the largest firms in the world, with clientele including Rockefeller Center and the AriZona Beverage Brand, and ultimately attaining the status as Senior Managing Attorney at a ...
Attorney, Facebook, Instagram, Law, Legal, Social Media, TikTok
Stacey A. Storino, Esq. has been a New York State attorney since 1998, and was a litigator until 2015, working for some of the largest firms in the world, with clientele including Rockefeller Center and the AriZona Beverage Brand, and ultimately attaining the status as Senior Managing Attorney at a Westchester County, NY firm. In 2013-2014, several attorneys began to ask her for career advice, sometimes involving their leaving the field of law to become entrepreneurs on their own. The demand grew until 2015, when Stacey switched business models and became an organic content marketing coach to assist entrepreneurs in their quest to drive more traffic to their business so that they could do more business. She is now a multiple six-figure success with thousands of entrepreneurs as her clients, including many handmade and sublimation-based businesses.
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Victor Awtry
Victor is an expert in the creation of online personalization technologies for print on demand and personalized products. Armed with an MBA and over 45 years of experience in operations, marketing, sales and software development, Victor "has a heart" for the startup entrepreneur working hard to ...
business, entrepreneur, iPersonalyze, personalization, startup
Victor is an expert in the creation of online personalization technologies for print on demand and personalized products. Armed with an MBA and over 45 years of experience in operations, marketing, sales and software development, Victor "has a heart" for the startup entrepreneur working hard to launch their own business. With having built over 500 sublimation websites in the last 5 years, Victor loves to share his unique insights from what he has learned from his journey in founding iPersonalyze.
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Vik Patel
Vik Patel is a proven sales and marketing director, with more than 20 years of international experience and 10 years within the product decorating industry. As the Director of Marketing and Global Business Development at Sawgrass in Charleston, SC, Vik uses a methodical, data-driven approach for ...
business, marketing, sales, sawgrass
Vik Patel is a proven sales and marketing director, with more than 20 years of international experience and 10 years within the product decorating industry. As the Director of Marketing and Global Business Development at Sawgrass in Charleston, SC, Vik uses a methodical, data-driven approach for the strategic development of new markets. He has a degree in Chemistry and Business Administration from the University of Kingston, London and has an Executive MBA from Emory University’s Goizueta Business School. In his free time, you can catch him at places like the Charleston Food & Wine Festival running his pop-up food business specializing in spicy, hot-off-the-grill “Fire Chicken.”