Keynote Speaker

Scott
Stratten

Scott Stratten is the President of UnMarketing. He is one of the leading speakers/authors in the world when it comes to helping audiences embrace the age of disruption.

Sponsored by Virox

Keynote Speaker

The Ritz-Carlton
Leadership Center

In today’s increasingly competitive market, consistently exceptional service and customer experience are what create and sustain brand loyalty. For nearly two decades, The Ritz-Carlton Leadership Center has leveraged the systems and processes of the Ritz-Carlton brand, including the legendary Gold Standards, to deliver award-winning services that have allowed thousands of clients to improve their customer experience.

Keynote Speaker

Curt
Coffman

Curt Coffman virtually created the engagement movement and continues to pioneer the way organizations think about their culture, their managers, and their business results.

Keynote Speaker

Kevin
Brown

Kevin Brown is on a mission to help you embrace a simple philosophy that separates world-class organizations and high-performance individuals from everyone else.

Special Guest

Heather
Loenser

We are thrilled to have AAHA’s own Heather Loenser, DVM, on board as Connexity’s official content weaver, which, as Heather explains it, is like “an emcee on steroids.”

Karlene
Belyea

I'm known for being positive, energetic, and having only two speeds–high and off. I’m also known for telling funny stories, connecting with people, and being the “weird one.”

Debbie
Boone

My expertise is in practice management, but my focus is team communication and culture.

Brian
Conrad

I am known for unifying, inspiring, and encouraging others through my candid and true depictions of life in a veterinary clinic.

Randy
Hall

I’m known for helping practice owners and managers build cultures, teams, and successful businesses they are proud of and excited to get to every morning.

Jane
Harrell

Understanding pet parent behavior (driven by general data geekery) and focus of purpose is core to who I am as a person and a speaker.

Dr. John
Jacobson

I’m a licensed psychologist and get excited about coaching and guiding others to practice being authentically hopeful in their lives.

Dr. Ed
Kanara

I help people and organizations determine their aspirations, analyze their challenges, and collaboratively develop a plan that can produce solutions to achieve their goals.

Dr. Patty
Lathan

I'm known for my work in endocrinology–specifically, diabetes, Addison’s, and Cushing’s.

Terence
O‘Neil

I’m known for being able to have difficult conversations that ultimately help pinpoint important areas of opportunity for my clients.

Kerry
Plemmons

I’m known for innovation, creativity, entrepreneurship, and leading organizations in successful change processes.

Dr. Kimberly
Pope-Robinson

I’m known for having the ability to capture difficult situations and open up conversations around them in a safe and comfortable space. I am Emotions Girl. I’ve been told, “You help me feel normal.”

Rachel
Poulin

I’m most well-known for my work in diabetes management. It is not my only love, but probably my biggest love.

Sarah
Procopio

I turn around struggling businesses in the face of adversity.

Dr. Renee
Rucinsky

I’m a cat person; specifically, I’m known for feline endocrinology and geriatrics, and management of cats with multiple problems.

Bill
Schroeder

I’m known as an energetic educator who delivers presentations that are engaging and empowering; doing so supports who I am and my overall life goal of helping others be their best.

Beth
Scott

I am known for my veterinary industry experience, particularly helping hospitals better understand their financial position and find opportunities to increase profits.

Dr. Mark
Stetter

I’m known for my leadership in a variety of areas as a zoo and wildlife medicine expert, executive with Disney, and dean at a prestigious college of veterinary medicine.

Dr. Debbie
Stoewen

My area of expertise lies in how we can make the practice of veterinary medicine a better place to be.

Brenda
Tassava

I’m known for my social media expertise, as well as positive workplace culture and staff training. All three are very much intertwined nowadays.

Dr. Margot
Vahrenwald

I’m known for customer service, communications, and practice development!

Dr. Ernie
Ward

I specialize in staff training and leadership, business and entrepreneurship, pet nutrition and weight loss, and personal and professional wellbeing.