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 Jon Love, Director, Sales & Marketing, Rock-Pond Solutions

 Jon Love started his career with Rock-Pond in 2013, in a effort to initiate new customer relationships and drive market share of Rock-Pond products. Jon brings over ten years of communications experience in business-to-business and consumer marketing.

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Ron Lanton, President, True North Political Solutions

Ron Lanton has over 20 combined years of government affairs and legal experience. This includes activities on the municipal, state, and federal levels of government. Most recently he worked for a pharmaceutical wholesaler, where he created and oversaw the company’s Government Affairs Department, served as their exclusive lobbyist and also advocated for the company’s various healthcare customers. Mr. Lanton has a Juris Doctor from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law and a Bachelor of Arts from Miami University of Ohio. He is also a 40 under 40 award recipient. He has been admitted to practice law in New York, Illinois and the District of Columbia.

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Jeffrey S. Baird, Chairman of the Health Care Group, Brown & Fortunato, P.C.

Jeffrey S. Baird is the Chairman of the Health Care Group of Brown & Fortunato, P.C. The Health Care Group represents an extensive client base of home medical equipment companies, pharmacies, manufacturers, infusion companies, labs, home health agencies, hospitals and other health care providers throughout the United States. Jeff works with an impressive team of attorneys who specialize in all areas affecting the HME, pharmacy, manufacturing, infusion, lab, home health and hospital industries.

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Laura Williard, Vice President of Payer Relations, American Association for Homecare

Laura Williard is the vice president of payer relations for the American Association for Homecare. In this role, she has formed relationships with national payers including Anthem, TRICARE, the Defense Health Agency, AIM Sleep Management and CareCentrix, to have a greater impact on policy and operational changes for HME providers.

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