2018 Industry Executive Conference Speakers
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Educational Speakers

The Industry Executive Conference speaker lineup is designed to provide attendees with relevant, actionable information to take back to their businesses. We are glad to welcome the following speakers to this year's conference.



"TBD Economic Presentation" 

Alan Beaulieu

ITR Economics 


One of the country’s most informed economists, Dr. Alan Beaulieu is a principal at ITR Economics where he serves as President. Since 1990, he has been consulting with companies throughout the U.S., Europe, and Asia on how to forecast, plan, and increase their profits based on business cycle trend analysis. Alan is also the Senior Economic Advisor to numerous domestic and international trade associations. Alan is co-author of books Make Your Move, Prosperity in the Age of Decline, and But I Want It.


"TBD Occupational Safety and Health Presentation"

Skip and Martha Guimond

Joseph A. Guimond & Associates


Joseph A. Guimond and Associates has worked with NFFS members for over 20 years as OSHA and EPA compliance specialists. Martha Guimond is well known as a foundry industry expert in providing no-nonsense OSHA compliance assistance and advice. Skip & Martha provide insights and strategies to deal with the latest regulatory developments from OSHA and the EPA.





  "TBD" by TBD

"AMC Presentation"

Thornton White

Advanced Technology International (ATI)


Thornton manages the ATI Logistics Technologies Division, which includes research and development programs in casting, forging, and manufacturing. He is the Program Manager for the American Metalcasting Consortium’s (AMC) Casting Solutions for Readiness (CSR) Program, which leads the development of new metalcasting technologies and processes for the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA). He has over thirty-three years’ experience leading and working with government and commercial clients in a variety of capacities.



"Technology 2018: How Smart People Will Double Their Cash Through 2019"

"The Latest Technologies, Trends, Services and Tools Every Business Needs to Know"

Gene Marks

Author and Small Business Owner


As a small business expert, Gene writes daily for The Washington Post focusing on issues affecting the business community. He also writes weekly columns for Forbes Magazine, Fox Business, and The Huffington Post. Gene frequently appears on FOX News and CNBC as a small business expert. Through his keynotes, workshops, and seminars, Gene helps business owners and managers understand the political, economic and technological trends that will affect their companies so they can make profitable decisions. Gene owns and operates the Marks Group PC, a highly successful ten-person firm that provides technology and consulting services to small− and medium-sized businesses.



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