Our Speakers

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At TheComplyGuide, we constantly endeavor to create a network of world-class trainers and industry experts who, in turn, create high-quality courseware that resonates with professionals across verticals and domains including Lifesciences, Banking, HR, Finance and Accounting, etc. Here are some of our featured speakers:
David Nettleton
FDA Compliance Specialist, ComputerSystemValidation

Computer System Validation’s principal, David Nettleton is an industry leader, author, and teacher for 21 CFR Part 11, Annex 11, HIPAA, software validation, and computer system validation. He is involved with the development, purchase, installation, operation, and maintenance of computerized systems used in FDA-compliant applications. His most popular book is Risk Based Software Validation – Ten Easy Steps, which provides fill-in-the-blank templates for completing a COTS software validation project. He has completed more than 300 mission-critical laboratory, clinical, and manufacturing software implementation projects. Services are available to guide companies to create and maintain the systems and procedures required to pass regulatory audits: product features, vendor audits, software validation, SOPs, training, gap analysis, remediation plans, and project management.

Ronald Adler
President-CEO of Laurdan Associates

Ronald Adler is the president-CEO of Laurdan Associates, Inc., a veteran-owned, human resource management consulting firm specializing in HR audits, employment practices liability risk management, HR metrics and benchmarking, strategic HR-business issues, and unemployment insurance. He has more than three decades of HR consulting experience working with U.S. and international firms, small businesses and non-profits, insurance companies and brokers, and employer organizations.

  • Adler is a co-developer of the Employment-Labor Law Audit, the nation’s leading HR auditing and employment practices liability risk assessment tool.
  • Adler is an adjunct professor at Villanova University’s Graduate Program in Human Resources Development and teaches a course on HR auditing. Mr. Adler is a certified instructor on employment practices for the CPCU Society and has conducted continuing education courses for the AICPA, the Institute of Internal Auditors, the Institute of Management Consultants, and the Society for Human Resource Management.
Jason Dinesen
Entrepreneur, Tax expert

Jason Dinesen (EA, LPA) is a tax nerd, entrepreneur, tax expert, and a well-known presenter of continuing education courses. He has an impeccable acumen for tax subjects, by virtue of which, he is known to create very well-researched course materials helping individuals and businesses with accounting, bookkeeping, tax preparation, and business advisory in various industries.

Known for his sharp tax interpretations, he is one of the quickest to bring the analysis of the latest tax updates and IRS guidance to the professional community. Jason has coached over 200,000 accounting, tax, and HR professionals on various topics of accounting, individual taxation, corporate taxation, professional ethics, and much more.

He has presented over dozens of webinars on Form 1099 (MISC & R); marriage in the tax code; tax updates; the new Form W-4, payroll updates, filing status, tax credit, and other issues relating to the modern-day household setting.

He also teaches 2 classes at Simpson College, Individual Income Tax and Business Analytics.

Jason always had a knack for radio shows and he features regularly as an anchor for Radio Iowa. To reinvent this aptitude, he has recently started his own series of podcasts on myCPE ‘The Jason Show’, an edutainment podcast series that also provides continuing credits to the listeners.

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Diane L. Dee
President, Advantage Consulting

Diane L. Dee, President and Founder of Advantage HR Consulting, LLC is a senior Human Resources professional with over 25 years of experience in the HR arena. Diane’s background includes experience in HR consulting, training, and administration in corporate, government, consulting, and pro bono environments.

Diane founded Advantage HR Consulting in early 2016. Under Diane’s leadership, Advantage HR Consulting provides comprehensive, cost-effective Human Resources solutions for small to mid-sized public and private firms in the greater Chicagoland area. Diane also develops and conducts webinars on a wide variety of HR compliance and administrative topics for various training firms across the country. Additionally, Diane is the author of multiple white papers and e-books addressing various HR compliance topics.

Diane holds a Master’s Certificate in Human Resources from Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations and has attained SPHR and SHRM-SCP certifications. Additionally, Diane performs pro bono work through the Taproot Foundation assisting non-profit clients by integrating their Human Resources goals with their corporate strategies.

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Ginette Collazo
CEO Human Error Solutions

Ginette Collazo, Ph. D. is an Industrial-Organizational Psychologist with more than 20 years of experience specializing in Engineering Psychology and Human Reliability. These disciplines study the interaction between human behavior and productivity. She has held positions leading Training and Human Reliability programs in the Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Manufacturing Industry.

Mike Thomas
Fellow of The Learning and Performance Institute

Mike Thomas has worked in the IT training business since 1989. He is a subject matter expert in a range of technologies including Microsoft Office and Apple Mac. In 2012 He founded theexceltrainer.co.uk where he has produced nearly 200 written and video-based Excel tutorials. He has recorded several Excel training courses and in his career delivered hundreds of courses and webinars on a wide variety of technology-related topics.

Mike is a Fellow of The Learning and Performance Institute and has worked with and for a large number of global and UK-based companies and organizations across a diverse range of sectors. In addition to training, he also designs and develops Microsoft Office-based solutions that automate key business tasks and processes.

Doug Keipper
Vice President, BSA/AML Officer

Doug Keipper is Vice President, BSA/AML Officer at BankSouth.

  • Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) since 2005
  • Bank Secrecy Act Officer for a billion-dollar bank
  • Sold BSA software for eight years
  • Teaching anti-money laundering classes since 2008
  • Has talked with over 500 BSA officers throughout the USA and Caribbean
  • Spent over 20 years in retail banking, wholesale mortgages, and financial services
Bob Oberstein
Director of the Labor Management Relations program at Ottawa University

Bob Oberstein is uniquely qualified with over 50 years of Labor Relations experience on both sides of the table at both private and public sector organizations where he has conducted countless investigations. Bob was also the Director of the Labor Management Relations program at Ottawa University, Phoenix, where he also served as Ombudsman for all student, faculty and staff complaints that often involved conducting internal investigations.

Bob has several published articles to his credit in addition to his arbitration awards and has also been recognized in ‘Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers’. Additionally, Bob served on several boards, commissions, and panels where he participated in resolving or adjudicating all manner of workplace issues in a variety of industries. In all these capacities as well as being both mediator and arbitrator Bob often reviewed investigations to determine if they had been properly performed and had merit. Additionally, he has qualified as an MD-110 investigator for Title VII and other discrimination related charges as well as being a “Lifetime Certificate Holder” of the Association of Workplace Investigators. Moreover, Bob earned a Master of Jurisprudence in Labor and Employment Law from Tulane University’s School of Law. Bob continues to serve the labor management community as well as other groups as an Arbitrator, Mediator, Facilitator, Investigator, Trainer and Educator.

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Dr. Michael C. Redmond
Cyber Security SME

Dr. Michael C. Redmond, PhD, is a certified project manager, PMP, has two master certifications in business continuity/disaster recovery MBCP and FBCI and is certified in emergency management. She is active in cyber security and holds multiple ISO certifications (ISO/IEC 27001 Information Security Management, ISO/IEC 27032 Lead Cyber Security Manger, ISO/IEC 27035 Security Incident Response, ISO/IEC 22301 Business Continuity Management Systems, ISO/IEC 21500 Project Management, and ISO/IEC 41001 Environmental Management). She is an international consultant, speaker and published author.

Her past experience includes 13 years as a senior manager with Deloitte, KPMG and Chubb in the areas of: compliance, crisis management, business continuity, disaster recovery, emergency management, internal audit/ gap analysis. She was a business continuity/disaster recovery manager with the Bank of New York. She consults for clients in diverse industries such as banking, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, hospitals, government agencies, colleges and universities, law firms, and media.

Dr. Redmond spent 4 years on active duty with the army and 18 1/2 years as National Guard and Reserve before retiring as a major. She is a graduate of Command & General Staff College (Fort Leavenworth), attended civil affairs courses at the US Army JFK School of Special Warfare and is Hazmat trained and DOD certified. The White House honored Dr. Redmond at a luncheon as one of the Top Women in Her Field of Business Continuity.

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Carolyn Troiano
FDA Compliance Consultant

Carolyn Troiano is a FDA Compliance Consultant for Validation, 21 CFR Part 11 (Electronic Records/Signatures) and Data Integrity.

Her experience includes more than 34 years in IT/ Business, Marketing & Compliance leadership and management roles at a variety of Fortune 100 companies, across multiple industries.

Her successes include building and managing teams and business units at multiple “greenfield” sites in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and IT consulting industries, as well as in the public sector. She has weathered numerous layoffs, mergers and acquisitions, and demonstrated very strong leadership skills in helping staff get through difficult times.

Her role has often been that of a liaison between technical and business staff, translating business needs into people, process and technical solutions, and developing ROI and risk models used to support funding.

Paul R. Hales

Attorney at Law, LLC

Paul R. Hales, J.D. is widely known for his ability to explain HIPAA compliance clearly in plain language. Paul is a graduate of Columbia University Law School, a Senior Counselor of the Missouri Bar, and licensed to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States. He manages an international HIPAA privacy and security practice and is the author of all content in The HIPAA E-Tool® with separate editions for Covered Entities, Business Associates, Health Plans, and Third Party Administrators.