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Presented by VMSD
OCTOBER 2-4, 2018 THE MOTIF HOTEL, SEATTLE WA

{ Meet the 2018 Speakers }

Jennifer Acevedo
Editor-in-Chief
VMSD
acevedo

Arthur Ackles
VP of Design, Merchandising and Buying
Roche Bros.
Ackles, Arthur

Bianca Adams
Visual Communication
The Ohio State University
Adams

Joe Baer
Owner, Creative Director
ZenGenius Inc.
Baer

Tim Brown
Co-Founder
Allbirds
Brown, Tim

Diana Dawson
Vice President, Director of Consulting Services
Envirosell Inc.
Dawson, Diana

Liz Dunn
Principal
Dunn & Hobbes
Dunn

Eric Feigenbaum
President, Embrace Design
Editorial Advisor/New York Editor VMSD Magazine
Feigenbaum

Dana Foley
Design Director
Gensler
Foley

George Foussias
Design Director, Senior Associate
Quadrangle
Foussias, George

Argelia Fueyo
National Director, Store Design, Planning and Visual Merchandising
Grupo Coppel
Fueyo

Monica Gerhardt
Vice President, Specialty Retail and Design Managing Director
FRCH Design Worldwide
Gerhardt, Monica

Heidi Guerard
Design Consultant
&pizza
Guerard

Vince Guzzi
Managing Partner
Watt International
Guzzi, Vince

Barry Hand
Principal
Gensler
Hand, Barry

Mollie Hansen
CMO
Airstream
Hansen, Mollie

Patricia Heath
Vice President, Retail Excellence
Samsung Electronics Canada, Inc.
Heath

Joan Insel
Vice President,
CallisonRTKL
Insel

Karen Kritzer
Merchandiser & Visual Merchandising Arts Professor
Sheridan College
Kritzer, Karen

Bryan Lewis
Founder and President
Press Waffle Company
Lewis

Bryan Lightfield
Interior Design
The Ohio State University
Lightfield

John Mansfield
Head of Retail
Porsche Design of America
Mansfield

Rebekah Matheny
Assistant Professor of Interior Design
The Ohio State University
Matheny, Rebekah

Ryan McNulty
Senior Associate
MBH Architects
McNulty, Ryan

Andrew McQuilkin
Retailer Leader, Partner
BHDP Architecture
McQuilkin

Amy Nelson
CEO and Founder
The Riveter
Nelson

Julio Obelleiro
CEO
Wildbytes
Obelleiro, Julio

Adriana Oxford
Interior Designer
Gensler
Oxford

Jose Padron
Lead Global Retail Design
Hershey Co.
Padron, Jose

Chuck Palmer
Principal
ConsumerX
Palmer, Chuck

Doug Pearl
National VP Architecture Placemaking
Regency Center
Pearl, Doug

Candy Pratts Price
former Creative Director / fashion editor and style maven
Bloomingdale's window display
Pratts Price

Libby Riddell
Interior Design
The Ohio State University
Riddell

Sebastiaan Rotteveel
Senior Director of Restaurant Development & Innovation
SSP America
Rotteveel, Sebastiaan

Diane Spiridoulias
Stylist and Visual Merchandising Arts Professor
Sheridan College
Spiridoulias, Diane

Peter Stocker
Principal
MG2
Stocker, Peter

Megan Stone
Owner, Interior Designer
The High Road Design Studio
stone

Jean Thompson
Owner and CEO
Seattle Chocolate Company
Thompson

Tommy Trause
VP of Innovation
ClubCorp
Trause, Tommy

Myra Vaughn
Principal
MG2
Vaughan

Mike Walsh
CEO, Futurist and Global Strategist
Tomorrow
Walsh, Mike

Mare Weiss
Principal
Bergmeyer Associates
Weiss, Mare

Adrian Wilson
Owner
The Inutilious Retailer
Wilson

Rachel Zsembery
Vice President
Bergmeyer Associates
Zsembery. Rachel