Speakers

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.

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Faye Caldwell

Legal Advisor & Litigator

Caldwell Everson PLLC

Marijuana: Laws and Strategies

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Trial attorney, adviser, speaker focusing primarily on all aspects of drugs of abuse testing, representing and advising laboratories, collectors, employers, MROs and TPAs to ensure legal compliance and enhance workplace safety.

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Colin Woods

GM - Energy Division

DISA Global Solutions

2020 Owner/Operator Survey & Solutions

One DISA - Overview of DISA's Entire Product Offering

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Colin Woods has been in the drug testing industry since 2002 when he started with DISA. He has over 20 years of sales management experience, including four years with Kraft Foods. Colin is responsible for all aspects of the Energy Division at DISA including sales, operations, and customer service. During his career with DISA, he has focused on growth throughout the energy and transportation industries. Colin is a graduate of the University of Kansas with a BBA in Business Administration.

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Brady Quarles

AVP Energy Sales

DISA Global Solutions

Building a Culture of Safety in Your Workplace

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Brady Quarles has been in the employee screening industry since 2006 when he started with DISA Global Solutions. He has over 22 years of sales and sales management experience, including six years with Dell Computers. As AVP of Energy Sales, Brady oversees a customer-focused sales group that provides consultative solutions for organizations in need. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, BBQ, exercise, and watching sports.

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Dr. David Kuntz

Executive Director of Analytical Toxicology

Clinical Reference Laboratory (CRL)

Drug Testing Industry Update: Focus on CBD Oil & Marijuana

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Dr. Kuntz has been with CRL since 2006 and is a Board Certified Toxicologist. He is a national expert in urine adulteration and drug detection in urine, oral fluid, hair, and sweat using GC/MS, GC/MS/MS and LC/MS/MS. He has worked in workplace drug testing for over twenty years. He has testified extensively for employment hearings, child endangerment proceedings, military court-martial courts, Federal merit system protection boards, the FAA, and Department of Energy regarding drug use, interpretation, and adulteration of urine samples. In addition to workplace testing, Dr. Kuntz has been involved for many years in developing drugs of abuse testing panels for medical professionals. Dr. Kuntz is an inspector for the SAMHSA and CAP forensic drug testing programs. He currently serves on the editorial board for Clinical & Forensic Toxicology News and as a consultant to the MRO Examination Development Committee for the Medical Review Officer Certification Council (MROCC). Dr. Kuntz received his B.S. in Pharmacy from North Dakota State University and practiced five years as a retail and hospital pharmacist. He went on to receive his Masters of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the University of Oklahoma and his Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences from North Dakota State University. He further completed a post-doctoral program in biochemical toxicology at Washington State University and the University of Utah.

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Dan Horvath

Vice President, Safety Policy

American Trucking Associations

ATA Safety Regulatory Update

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Dan Horvath is the Vice President of Safety Policy at the American Trucking Associations. Dan came to ATA in March of 2018 as Director of Safety Policy after more than five years as Director of Compliance and Safety at TransForce Inc. Prior to that role, Dan was a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration auditor, examining new commercial carriers for regulatory compliance. Before his time at FMCSA, Dan spent several years in the operations and safety department at Mlaker Transportation Inc., a Pennsylvania-based motor coach and student transportation company. In September 2018, Dan was promoted to ATA’s Vice President of Safety Policy. In this role, he represents ATA and its safety agenda before federal and state government regulators and various non-governmental organization. Dan, a proud CDL holder, is a 2017 graduate of the LEAD ATA program, a long-time volunteer at the National Truck Driving Championships, and serves on multiple committees with the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance.

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Pam Devata

Labor and Employment Partner

Seyfarth Shaw

Background Industry Update

Background Screening Litigation Strategies

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Pamela Devata is a Labor and Employment Partner at Seyfarth Shaw LLP in Chicago, IL. Pam leads Seyfarth’s nationwide Background Screening, Litigation, and Compliance Team. She’s a national authority and firm go-to for all issues related to the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), background screening compliance, use of criminal and credit history, and Electronic Signature issues, as well as online and manual employment applications. A nationally recognized employment counselor, Pam has participated in numerous interviews, speeches, webinars, and training to employers on the subject of criminal history and credit checks. She has leveraged her niche area of expertise into a thriving class action practice.

She counsels both employers, resellers, and consumer reporting agencies of background information on compliance requirements under FCRA and related state laws, develops procedures for appropriately handling high-volume national hiring needs, and she regularly litigates these issues on a single-plaintiff and class-wide basis, as in EEOC v. Kaplan Higher Education Corp., throughout the country.

Pam also testified before the EEOC at a Public Meeting regarding the use of credit checks in employment in Washington, D.C. Pam is also a certified Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt and was formerly an adjunct professor of Legal Writing at Chicago-Kent College of Law.

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Bill Current

President and Founder

Current Consulting Group

Drug Testing Industry Update: Focus on CBD Oil & Marijuana

From Drug Testing Collection to Getting a Results: How Labs Works

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Bill Current is the author of “Why Drug Testing: Updated and Expanded for 2020,” as well as 9 other books on substance-related issues. He founded the Current Consulting Group in 1998 and it has become the number one recognized brand name in compliance, business development, and operations consulting in the drug testing industry. Bill is a frequent speaker at webinars and conferences around the country.

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Ben Johnson

Senior Sales Administrator

DISA Global Solutions

Transportation Best Practices

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Benjamin Johnson is a former partner at Fleet Screen, Ltd. and is now a consultant with DISA. Throughout his 31 year career, Mr. Johnson has extensive experience in Employment Screening, Regulatory Compliance Programs and Physician Management. He has successfully owned 3 drug testing companies during this period. Ben is a frequent speaker on Drug and Alcohol Testing programs for Transportation companies and federal compliance. His articles have also been published in several industry trade publications.

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Tim Doyle

Vice President

Maine Motor Transportation Association

Transportation Best Practices

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Tim Doyle is the Vice President of the Maine Motor Transport Association – a group whose purpose is to represent the transportation industry in Maine by promoting highway safety, providing education for those engaged in the motor transportation industry, as well as advocating for sound public policy affecting its members. Tim’s responsibilities include overseeing the MMTA’s Substance Abuse Testing Program as well as advocacy on many issues relating to transportation at the Maine Legislature. Tim joined the MMTA team in 2008 upon retiring after a 24-year career with the Maine State Police where he held many positions including Major of State Police Operations.

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Kimberly Olszewski

President Elect AAOHN

American Association of Occupational Health Nurses/DISA Global Solutions

Occupational Health Industry Update and Outlook

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Dr. Kim Olszewski is an ANCC board certified adult nurse practitioner and is a Certified Occupational Health Nurse Specialist and Case Manager from the American Board of Occupational Health Nurses. In 2007, she received her Fellowship (FAAOHN) distinction from the American Association of Occupational Health Nurses (AAOHN), and in 2020 she received her Fellowship (FAAN) distinction from the American Academy of Nursing . Dr. Olszewski currently serves on the AAOHN Board of Directors as President-Elect, and is past President of the Northeast Association of Occupational Health Nurses and the Pennsylvania Association of Occupational Health Nurses. Most recently she received an invitation from the Department of Health and Human Services Secretary, Alex Azar, to serve on the Board of Scientific Counselors, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), for a term beginning January 1, 2021 and ending December 31, 2024. Dr Olszewski has presented extensively at national and international conferences over the past 15 years on various topics, including DOT certification, Marketing OHNs, Fatigue Management, Healthy People 2020, Social Media Integration and Diagnostic Updates. Olszewski is Director of Client and Provider Services and Nurse Practitioner at DISA Global Solutions in Lewisburg, PA and is Graduate Program Coordinator, Nurse Practitioner & DNP Program Director & Breiner Family Endowed Nursing Professor at Bloomsburg University in Bloomsburg, PA.

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Charles Farone

General Manager - DISA Transportation Compliance

DISA Global Solutions

Achieving True Fleet Management

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Charles Farone has over 18 years’ experience in transportation compliance and is General Manager of DISA Transportation Compliance, based out of Stow, Ohio. Charles is responsible for ensuring DISA’s customers are compliant in the areas of Fuel Tax, Fuel Tax Refunds, Mileage Tax, Driver Qualification Files, Hours of Service, Licensing and Permitting, Registrations, and Authorities. Charles is passionate about sharing his knowledge and expertise in helping customers make progress in transportation safety and compliance and is equally passionate about helping customers save, or even recapture tax dollars paid. Charles holds a BS in Accounting from the University of Akron, and an MBA with a concentration in Finance from Ashland University. Charles enjoys spending time with his family and the outdoors in his downtime. When visiting Houston, it's guaranteed you can find Charles posted up at his favorite restaurant Pappasitos for breakfast, lunch, and dinner!

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Ray Proctor

Area Leader

DISA Global Solutions

Achieving True Fleet Management

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Ray Proctor joined DISA Transportation Compliance in early 2018. Prior to joining DISA, Ray spent several years working with various Fleets managing their complex compliance needs as it relates to their assets. Ray’s focus is primarily directed towards the licensing and permitting needs for both intrastate and interstate carriers which allows fleet compliance across all jurisdictions. Ray also spent 15 years in the International Freight Forwarding business managing supply chain needs for large B2B clients which included domestic cargo transportation throughout the USA, Canada, and Mexico. When not working, Ray likes to spend time camping in the Sierra Mountains or dirt bike riding with his family and five grandchildren.

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Morgan Reynolds

Director of Backgrounds Compliance

DISA Global Solutions

FCRA 101: How to be a Compliant End User

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Morgan Reynolds is the Director of Backgrounds Compliance for DISA Global Solutions. He has more than a decade of experience overseeing the daily compliance and regulation functions related to pre-employment law. He interprets complex legislation, guidelines and recommendations and presents them to DISA and their customers’ in appropriate context for simple comprehension. He led DISA’s recent successful Professional Background Screener Association Accreditation application and oversaw the review of our program by the third party auditor. When not working, Morgan enjoys spending time with his family, playing golf and traveling.

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Jae Perez

DISA Global Solutions

Top 10 DOT Compliance Mistakes

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Jae has been working in Transportation services for over 15 years, and before that, over 10-years of retail management experience. During his career in Transportation compliance, he has worked in finance, client services, clinic & vendor management, medical department and helped support other areas of the organization. He has successfully helped onboard TOP 10 carrier.

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Jackie Pirone

Program Leader, Risk Assessment/Substance Abuse Testing

OraSure Technologies

Oral Fluid Industry Update

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Jackie Pirone is Program Leader for OraSure Technologies’ Risk Assessment division. She has over 25 years’ experience in the drug testing industry, working at OraSure for the past 10 years and for Roche Diagnostics Corporation for 15 years. Jackie is responsible for the global marketing direction, as well as the financial and market growth of the drugs of abuse and risk assessment product lines at OraSure.

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Brian Feeley

Director of Sales, Risk Assessment/Substance Abuse Testing

OraSure Technologies

Oral Fluid Industry Update

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Brian is the Director of Sales for OraSure Technologies’ Risk Assessment division. He has over 35 years’ experience in industry working in technical, business development and sales and marketing capacities. He is named as an inventor on four patents in the diagnostics field and has numerous publications. Brian has been at OraSure Technologies for the past 23 years where he has focused on providing oral fluid drugs of abuse and alcohol testing products. Brian and his team educate and train national laboratory partners, TPA’s and end users on the benefits of oral fluid testing to enhance their substance abuse screening programs.