Keynote Speakers

  • Menno Enters, Director Energy & Sustainability

    Walgreens Sustainability Strategy: Making The Case: As a leader in the retail industry, Walgreens has a responsibility to its customers, employees and shareholders to grow sustainably. The company has recently embarked on a comprehensive sustainability strategy focused on their Data Centers which seeks to maximize the “Triple Bottom Line”. This presentation will discuss how Walgreens created its sustainability strategy and will share some of the lessons learned.

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    Dan Rogers, Manager, Environmental Resources

    Building a Culture of Sustainability: Investment uncertainty in the current business climate. The cost of doing business. Changing old habits. The case for Sustainability. 

  • Thomas Easterday, Executive Vice President, Secretary & General Counsel

    Utilizing Lean Principles to Create Green Dividends: SIA was the first automotive assembly plant in the U.S. to be ISO 14001 and ISO 50001 certified. Through the use of lean principles and innovative environmental programs, SIA achieved zero landfill status in May, 2004, and has significantly reduced waste generated, air emissions, and energy usage. Tom Easterday will discuss the positive impact of SIA’s award-winning environmental programs on the environment, productivity, and cost efficiency.

  • Doug Brown, Manager, Commercial Construction

    Introductory Bio Doug Brown is the Manager for Commercial Construction at the BASF Center for… Read more »

  • Paul Jeziorowski , VP Business Development

    Introductory Bio Paul has been a team member of US LED since 2003. During his… Read more »

  • Wayne Perry, Senior Technical Director

    Introductory Bio Wayne Perry has over 30-years experience in all aspects of the compressed air… Read more »

  • Jason Niemiller, Regional Director- Environmental Health and Safety / Risk Management

    Introductory Bio Jason Niemiller is a Certified Safety Professional (CSP), and Certified Professional Environmental Auditor… Read more »

  • Tom Stanczyk, Senior Advisor & Zero Waste Strategist

    Introductory Bio Thomas is a multi-disciplined environmental professional with over 35 years of experience specializing… Read more »

  • Hannah Choi Granade, President

    Introductory Bio Ms. Granade is the President of revolutionary, green energy company, Advantix Systems. As… Read more »

  • Dennis Averill, Senior Manager- Safety, Health, & Environment

    Introductory Bio Mr. Averill has over 25 years of management experience in the chemical, food,… Read more »

  • Douglas Kessler, Vice President

    Introductory Bio Doug is a Vice President with Roy Jorgensen Associates managing daily operations and… Read more »

  • Kevin Murphy, National Sales Executive

    Introductory Bio Kevin Murphy is a National Sales Executive for Greenstar Recycling. He is responsible… Read more »

  • Mark Stimson, Engineering Solutions

    Introductory Bio Mark Stimson has been involved in the introduction of emerging technologies in the… Read more »

  • Stephan Moyon, Director of Sales

    Introductory Bio Director of Sales for VELUX America since 2007. Heads up a 80-man strong… Read more »

  • Dean Saputa, Managing Member

    Introductory Bio Mr. Saputa has over 23 years in the HVAC industry with emphasis in… Read more »

  • Michael Payne, Regional Sales Manager, U.S. Central

    Introductory Bio Michael has worked for OSRAM SYLVANIA for 19 years in various sales and… Read more »

  • Michael Stears, Principal

    Introductory Bio Mike has a broad background in business management and project development and implementation…. Read more »

  • Jonathan Peery, Vice President of Sales & Business Development

    Introductory Bio Jonathan Peery is the Vice President of Sales and Business Development for RTS… Read more »

  • Vicki Fisher, Sr. Manager Corporate ES&H

    Introductory Bio Vicki Fisher is Sr. Manager, Corporate Environment, Safety & Health for Rockwell Collins…. Read more »

  • Michael Coppotelli, Maintenance Project Engineer

    Introductory Bio Michael Coppotelli is Maintenance Project Engineer at Nucor steel in Boubonnais, Il. with… Read more »



Schedule & Venue

Venue: The Westin Chicago North Shore


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