Speakers

Colonel David W. May

Commander

 

Volk Field Air National Guard Base

 

Colonel David W. May commands Volk Field Air National Guard Base, Camp Douglas, Wisconsin, which includes the Combat Readiness Training Center, the 128th Air Control Squadron, and the 126th Weather Flight. He is responsible for all aspects of mission performance of these three diverse organizations.

 

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US Army Garrison Fort McCoy

Fort McCoy’s mission is to underpin Total Force Readiness by serving as a training center and a support site for power projection missions. Fort McCoy’s primary responsibility is to support the training and readiness of military personnel and units of all branches and components of America’s armed forces. Fort McCoy is a Secondary Mobilization Force Generation Installation prepared to support contingency operations as ordered.

Terry Whipple

Executive Direcor

 

Juneau County Economic Development Corporation

 

Juneau County Economic Development Corporation’s mission is to foster positive economic change for Juneau County communities and to promote the success of agricultural, industrial, commercial and entrepreneurial enterprises.  This is done through leadership and collaboration with public and private organizations/individuals on a national, state, regional, county and local level.

Dane Deutsch

President / CEO

 

DCS Netlink

 

Dane Deutsch is a retired US Air Force Captain, who during his last assignment was in charge of all communications for the country of Turkey. He currently holds MCSE, MCP, A+, Network+ certifications, WatchGuard certifications and Google Sales & Deployment Specialist certifications. Dane’s true leadership abilities and skills have helped form a team that truly has a passion for Internet Security at his company, DCS Netlink (Rice Lake, WI). Dane speaks at events around the nation on the topic of Internet Security, and has become known for a popular presentation titled “Security is everyone’s business, Starting With The CEO”. In 2018, Dane began teaching Cyber Security Ethics at the University of Wisconsin – Stout in Menomonie, WI. Dane sits on the UW Stout IT Advisory Committee and helped develop their Bachelor and Masters degree curriculums.

 

 

Wisconsin Procurement Institute

The Wisconsin Procurement Institute (WPI), a non-profit organization established in 1987, is an outgrowth of then Congressman Les Aspin’s efforts to help Wisconsin businesses win federal contracts, especially defense contracts. WPI’s mission is to assist Wisconsin businesses in creating, developing and growing their Federal, State and Local Government sales, revenues, profits and jobs.

Eric Ness

Wisconsin District Director

 

U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)

 

Eric Ness is the District Director for the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Wisconsin District with locations in Madison and in Milwaukee. As District Director, Eric is responsible for the delivery of SBA programs throughout Wisconsin.

 

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