Mary Paterson

Partner, Litigation and Tax Litigation · Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

Seasoned commercial litigator and trial lawyer with a practice in tax litigation, contract disputes, and insolvency proceedings.

Class Actions Litigation Pro Bono Tax Controversy & Litigation Insolvency & Restructuring

Rebel Cole, Ph.D.

Lynn Eminent Scholar Endowed Professor of Finance · Florida Atlantic University

Rebel Cole, Ph.D., is a former fed staff economist and an expert in financial institutions, real estate, and small-businesses.

Small Business Finance Financial Institutions Commercial Banking Corporate Governance Real Estate

Howard E. Johnson

Managing Director · Veracap Corporate Finance

A leading expert in M&A and shareholder value, Howard is renowned for his lively presentations without a lot of technical jargon.

Mergers & Acquisitions Business Valuation Corporate Finance Building Value in Your Company Selling Your Company

Rachel Parker

Assistant Professor of Arts Admin / Director of Arts Admin · Southern Utah University

Specializing in arts administration, grant writing, and leadership

Arts Administration Art Advocacy in Rural Communities Arts Education Rural Communities Leadership Leadership in the Arts

Yvon Audette

Partner, Advisory Services, Management Consulting · KPMG

Information Technology specialist with a proven reputation for assisting clients across multiple industries improve their IT organization

It Cost Optimization It Due Diligence and Integration/Separation It Strategy Green IT It-Enabled Business Transformation

Dina Henry

Chief Operating Officer, CAF Bank · Charities Aid Foundation

Dina Henry is responsible for leadership of the Bank’s operational team and driving growth and impact of the Bank within the Charity sector.

Financial Services Leadership Strategy Financial Crime Business Development & Client Acquisition

H. Shelton Weeks, Ph.D.

Expert in real estate and financial markets · Florida Gulf Coast University

H. Shelton Weeks has extensive industry experience in valuation of real property with an emphasis on senior living projects.

Economics Corporate Finance Real Estate Financial Markets Investments

Sharon Kurfuerst, EdD, OTR/L, FACHE

System Chief Operating Officer and President of ChristianaCare Union Hospital · ChristianaCare

Sharon oversees all operations at ChristianaCare.

Professional Development Health Care Management Health Care Hospitals Clinical Essential Services

Maria Aranda

Executive Director of the USC Edward R. Roybal Institute Associate Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Research interests address interplay between chronic illness, social resources & psychological well-being in low-income minority populations

Aging Alzheimer's Disease Dementia Caregiving Family Caregiving

Preston Green, J.D., Ed.D.

John and Maria Neag Professor of Urban Education · University of Connecticut

Professor focused on charter school regulation and industry oversight.

School Choice Educational Equity Industry Oversight Charter School Regulation Educational Leadership

Alina Lerman

Assistant Professor of Business · University of Connecticut

Alina Lerman is an expert in the role of accounting information in capital markets, investor sophistication, and corporate reporting.

Corporate Regulation Economics Accounting Investment Forensic Accounting

Lindsay Levine

Associate Professor · Georgia Southern University

Lindsay Levine is an expert in consumer judgment and decision-making.

Social Cognition Marketing and Sales Consumer Behavior

Zack Hawley

Associate Professor · Texas Christian University

Zack Hawley studies urban economics, including discrimination in housing markets and what motivates organ donors.

Organ Donation Why African-Americans Face Discrimination when Seeking Information about Home Loans from Mortgage Loan Originators at Early Stages of the Application Process Public Finance Housing Investigation of How Financial Incentives Influence a Person's Decision on Whether or Not to Become an Organ Donor

Ruth Panofsky

Professor of English / Graduate Program in Communication & Culture · Ryerson University

Dr. Panofsky specializes in Canadian women in publishing and Canadian Jewish women writers

English Research Higher Education Literature Media & Culture

Krista Jones

Managing Director, Work & Learning · MaRS Discovery District

Bridging the gaps between people, technology and automation.

Product Marketing Technology Commercialization Technology Strategy Development Enterprise Software Future of Work

J. Aaron Johnson, PhD

Director of the Institute of Public and Preventive Health and Professor of Psychology · Augusta University

For two decades, J. Aaron Johnson's research has focused on evidence-based practices, primarily in substance use prevention.

Alcohol Screening Brief Interventions Treatment of Substance Use Disorders Opioid Epidemic

Shubho Bandyopadhyay

Professor · University of Florida

Shubho Bandyopadhyay studies net neutrality, information systems, health informatics, information systems and public policy.

Information Systems and Operations Management Economic Consequences of Information Systems Information Systems and Public Policy Offshore Outsourcing of Services Net Neutrality

Janice Beecher

Director of the Institute of Public Utilities · Michigan State University

Expert in economic regulation and pricing of public utilities.

Academic journal management and research editing Environmental and resource policy and regulation Water industry structure, privatization, and pricing Theory and practice of public utility regulation Regulatory institutions, governance, policy, and ethics

John Brubaker

Performance Consultant, Speaker & Author · The Sport of Business, LLC

Speaker, Consultant and Author of The Coach Approach

Success Strategies The Coach Approach: to Successful Workplace Communication

Fred Carstensen, Ph.D.

Professor · University of Connecticut

Professor Fred Carstensen is an expert in the areas of public policy, economic history and economics.

Finance Public Policy Economic History Economics