Michelle Lemmons, BSN, RN, PHN, CNOR, CCSVP

Field Sales Training Program Manager, Surgical Solutions

Michelle Lemmons is a field sales training program manager.

Sandra Conaway, MSN, CNOR

Clinical nurse educator

Sandra Conaway is a nurse educator with 40 years of nursing experience.

J.D. Buchert, MSN, M.Ed., MS, RN

Workforce safety manager for quality and safety operations

J.D. Buchert is the workforce safety manager for quality and safety operations at Parkland Health in Dallas

Susan Scott, MSN RN WOC Nurse

Quality improvement/patient safety educator

Susan Scott serves as quality improvement/patient safety educator with the University of Tennessee, College of Medicine.

Kathy Warye

Founder of Infection Prevention Partners

Kathy Warye is the founder of Infection Prevention Partners

Daphne Stannard, PhD, RN, CNS, NPD-BC, FCCM

Associate Professor

Dr. Daphne Stannard is an associate professor, teaching medical-surgical/critical care nursing and EBP.

Bonnie Weinberg, MSN, RN, CNOR

OR Clinical Practice Specialist

Bonnie Weinberg is ta clinical practice specialist of the operating room at the Valley Hospital.

Kate Pettorini, MSN, RN, CNOR

Perioperative professional development coordinator

Kate Pettorini serves as the system nursing perioperative professional development coordinator for the Emory Healthcare system.

Amanda Thurber, BSN, RN, RNFA, CNOR

Clinical Lead

Amanda Thurber precepts new staff nurses and serves as a mentor to new clinical leads and RNFAs.

Adriane True, RN, CST

Operative Services

Adriane True has worked in operative services since 2007 and worked previously as a surgical technician.

Carol Devlin, PhD, MSN, RN, CNOR

Medical Science Liason

Dr. Carol A. Devlin is a medical science liaison at MiMedx

Chip Madera

Motivational Speaker

Known as an authority in the leadership development field.

Lori Armstrong, DNP, RN, NEA

Administrator, CEO

The current CEO/chief clinical officer at Inspire Nurse Leaders

Wendy Perera, MBA, MSN, BSN, RN-BC, NEA-BC, Alumnus CCRN

Nurse executive, healthcare consultant, executive coach & mentor

Recognized for building and leveraging strong and productive professional relationships among nurses, surgeons, proceduralists, anesthesiologists, technicians, healthcare executives, and both clinical and non-clinical healthcare team members in general.

Carisa Brewster


Focuses on searching, consulting, and community for director of surgical services within hospitals and surgery centers nationwide.

Elizabeth Kingsbury, MS, RN, CNOR

Facilitator and Staff Nurse

Her credentials encompass more than 39 years of perioperative professional nursing practice that has been dominated by caring for patients and families as well as establishing quality improvement initiatives throughout Boston Children's Hospital.

Barbara L. Nalley, MSN, RN, NP-C, ANP-BC, CNOR, RNFA

Nurse Practioner

Barbara Nalley is passionate about perioperative patient care and has presented at local and national levels on RSI, communication, trends for the APN, and the value of recognition.

Donna J. Doyle, DNP RN CNOR NE-BC

Perioperative Consultant

With more than 40 years of healthcare experience, Dr. Doyle has more than 35 years devoted to the perioperative specialty.

Amy Brunson, MSN, RN, CNOR, NE-BC

Nurse Manager

Amy has a passion for career development and guiding her colleagues on their leadership and engagement journey.

Natalie Johnson, CPT, CWC

Co-Founder of ViDL Solutions and Chief Visionary Officer

Johnson has worked extensively in the fields of individual and team performance, and has 30 years of experience teaching, training, coaching, and consulting.

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