DISA brings in industry leaders for educational presentations on the issues impacting employee screening today. View a short bio, a list of the sessions they're presenting, and LinkedIn contact information below.
Vice President of Ethics and Compliance
DISA Global Solutions
Frank Bernard is a highly accomplished operations and compliance executive with a distinguished career at Walmart, the U.S. Department of Labor, and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Frank is currently the Vice President of Ethics & Compliance at DISA Global Solutions.
Frank is responsible for translating DISA’s compliance vision into actionable strategies that support client performance, enhance program maturity, and create competitive compliance advantages. These strategies encompass the compliance subject matter areas of DOT and Transportation Compliance, Training and Education, Employee Screening, and Risk Management.
Nina M. French is the Managing Partner for the Current Consulting Group with over 26 years of experience in employee screening. Nina has experience in managing drug-free workplace operations, including product development, vendor management, medical review, client services, account management, marketing, and sales strategy. Her consulting emphasis is on helping screening companies streamline operations, define product portfolios, align core business goals, launch new products, increase revenue, and improve client retention. Nina's experience within the screening industry provides her with the expertise to consult with employers on program design, vendor selection, and best practices. Nina is widely published and speaks at over 40 events each year including client hosted educational trainings, webinars, SAPAA, DATIA, NAPBS, iHeart Radio, and SHRM.
Hound Labs, Inc.
A practicing emergency medicine physician and teacher at Highland General Hospital – one of the premier emergency medicine teaching facilities in the U.S. – Dr. Mike Lynn is also a clinical faculty member at the University of California, San Francisco. He is a former White House Fellow and Fulbright Scholar with an extensive background in public policy and public health, and he is a reserve deputy sheriff and a fully qualified and active SWAT team member. In addition, Dr. Lynn worked for 10 years as a venture capitalist specializing in medical devices and biotechnology. In this capacity, Dr. Lynn invested widely in emerging life science companies and served on multiple boards of directors. Dr. Lynn is currently CEO of Hound Labs, Inc., a scientific device company that has developed ultra-sensitive breath analysis technology that has been used to create the Hound marijuana and alcohol breathalyzer, which solves one of the biggest public safety problems associated with marijuana legalization: how to objectively determine if someone has recently used marijuana. Dr. Lynn lives near Oakland, CA with his wife, Jenny, their four children, and their Swiss mountain dog, Stanley.
Executive Vice President of Advocacy
American Trucking Associations
Bill Sullivan is the executive vice president of Advocacy for the American Trucking Associations, the nation’s leading organization representing the interests of the trucking industry.
As executive vice president, Sullivan leads ATA’s efforts to advance a pro-trucking, pro-safety, pro-efficiency agenda on Capitol Hill, before federal regulators and in state capitals around the country.
Before joining ATA, Sullivan was legislative director for Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), overseeing and managing the senator’s legislative staff and efforts.
Previously, Sullivan was appropriations liaison for the Department of Justice and worked for Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Trout Unlimited.
Sullivan has a bachelor’s degree and an MBA from the University of Tennessee.