Workplace Violence Prevention Symposium Speakers

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Donna Clark-Love

Donna Clark Love is an internationally recognized bully expert, trainer and keynote speaker. She is a Licensed Chemically Dependent Counselor, a certified trainer for Stephen Covey’s “Seven Habits of Highly Effective People” and a certified mediator/conflict resolution trainer. Donna has been featured on the NBC Today Show and the NBC Evening News to highlight successful bullying prevention programming and also has been featured in Forbes Magazine on cyber bullying via social networking sites. A sought-out conference and convention speaker, Donna is also frequently asked to provide workshops for non-profit organizations, businesses, corporations and schools on cyber bullying policies, reporting procedures, investigative guidelines, litigation issues and proven prevention/intervention strategies. In 2008, Donna was recognized by Cambridge’s Who’s Who among Professional Women for her passionate work in the field of electronic bullying.

Lynn Fairweather, MSW
Presage Consulting and Training, LLC

Lynn Fairweather, MSW is an abuse survivor, speaker, consultant, and author who has worked in the domestic violence response and prevention field for over twenty-five years. In her role as president of Presage Consulting and Training she provides expert guidance and education to professionals in both the public and private sector, ranging from the Federal Government to multinational Fortune 500 corporations. Presage offers a unique menu of specialty services including domestic violence threat assessment and management training, workplace violence program and policy consultations, and 24/7 threat response for client cases. Before founding Presage in 2008, Lynn earned a bachelor’s degree in Social Science and a master’s degree in Social Work. Her skills in domestic violence threat assessment were developed through front line experience, by working on thousands of high risk cases in the social service, criminal justice, university and shelter systems.

Dethra Giles

Dethra U. Giles is an international consultant, best-selling author and highly sought-after keynote speaker. She is also the founder of ExecuPrep a global brand that provides coaching, leadership development and performance improvement in the workplace. She has worked with multiple industries with hundreds of clients and thousands of leaders worldwide.

Ms. Giles is the author of “Unstuck: Discovering Career Limiting Actions”, the soon to be released book Breaking Good Habits™ and many other featured articles. Her books have greatly contributed to the success of many individuals and organizations in both problem-solving and goal setting, helping to maximize and maintain personal achievement and productivity. She has shared her knowledge as a contributing writer on human resources and professional development topics for Todays Financial Woman, YBE, and iWorkwell publications. She has served as adjunct faculty at the Federal Executive Institute, Georgia State University, Mercer University and as a faculty member for Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses and the Tory Burch Foundation.

Marilyn Moran
Attorney at Law

Marilyn G. Moran has been representing employers for over 15 years as a trusted advisor and experienced litigator. She is passionate about learning her clients’ businesses from the ground up and working with management to solve problems and implement smart business solutions as efficiently as possible. Marilyn provides advice and training to employers on a wide variety of employment law issues, including discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wage and hour violations, non-competition agreements, executive compensation issues, and reductions in force. She also helps employers navigate the process of accommodating employees with disabilities under the ADA and managing employee leave under the FMLA and USERRA.

Barry Nixon, SHRM-SCP
Executive Director
National Institute for Prevention of Workplace Violence, Inc.

Barry Nixon is the Executive Director, the National Institute for Prevention of Workplace Violence, Inc., a consultancy focused on assisting organizations to effectively implement programs to prevent workplace violence and creating a worldwide learning community so that every workplace has the latest information about violence prevention. With over 25 years of experience in Human Resources and Organization Development in Fortune 500 companies, Mr. Nixon is well grounded in the real issues companies face and develops practical solutions based on his real life experiences.

Jim Sawyer, CHS-IV, CPP, CHPA
Director, Security Services
Seattle Children’s

Jim Sawyer has over 40 + years working in Security Services at Seattle Children’s Hospital and has a Bachelor degree in Society in Justice.   He is a certified instructor in Nonviolent Crisis Intervention, member and presenter with Homeland Security, President and Past President with the (WSCPA) WA State Crime Prevention Association along with being a Board member with this association for over 20 years.  Jim instructs on going classes for Seattle Children’s staff on Workplace Violence, Personal safety, and began an in-house self-defense course for women team.

Raquelle Solon
Business Solutions Engineer
FEI Behavioral Health

As FEI Behavioral Health’s Business Solutions Engineer, Raquelle is responsible for helping organizations within a wide range of industries including retail, higher education, health care, general business, manufacturing, mental health and human services determine and implement a holistic crisis management system, organizational development training and workplace violence prevention program. Raquelle is also responsible for the direct delivery of workplace violence prevention, leadership development and crisis management trainings. She is experienced in reviewing current training and policies and procedures to identify gaps and work with clients towards a solution.

Prior to her tenure with FEI, Raquelle served as the Associate Director of Prepare Training for CPI. In this role, she assisted hundreds of organizations in determining the best solution to meet their violence prevention efforts through training, policy development and best practice implementations. Raquelle was named “Woman of the Year” for 2012/2013 by the National Association of Professional Women for her dedication and role in workplace violence prevention.

Jeffrey Zisner, CPP
President & CEO
AEGIS Security & Investigations Inc.

Mr. Zisner is a recognized security industry expert with over 10 years of experience in the security and investigations industry. He is a Bureau of Security & Investigative Services Security instructor, private investigator, ASIS certified protection professional, and a coordinator through the FBI’s Infragard Commercial Facilities Sector. As a result of his dedication to Infragard’s mission and his production of high-quality training workshops, Mr. Zinser was awarded the National Infragard Rookie of the Year Award 2012.


Where & When

March 6-7, 2018
Andaz Savannah
14 Barnard Street
Savannah, Georgia, USA, 31401

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