Meet the Speakers

2020 Speaker Faculty


Margarita Devlin, MA, CRC
Margarita Devlin, MA, CRC
Principal Deputy Under Secretary for Benefits
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Deborah Lafer Scher
Deborah Lafer Scher
Executive Advisor to the Secretary
U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs
Angela Billups, Ph.D
Angela Billups, Ph.D
Executive Director
Office of Acquisition and Logistics, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Nathan Tierney
Nathan Tierney
Office of Information & Technology
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
David Fuller
David Fuller
Chief, Data Analytics Division
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Candace Brandmayr
Candace Brandmayr
Director of Engineering Services Division
Technology Acquisition Center, VA
Rosemary Williams
Rosemary Williams
Former Assistant Secretary of Public and Intergovernmental Affairs
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Lori Smith
Lori Smith
Director, Procurement Services
Strategic Acquisition Center, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Ryan Vega
Ryan Vega
Executive Director
VHA Innovation Ecosystem
Mark Bowman
Mark Bowman
Executive Director
Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs
Lourdes E. ‘Alfie’ Alvarado-Ramos
Lourdes E. ‘Alfie’ Alvarado-Ramos
Director
WA Department of Veterans Affairs
Marc Wine
Marc Wine
Senior Adviser Health IT, Office of Information & Technology
U.S.Department of Veterans Affair Headquarters
Donn Latimer
Donn Latimer
Chief Data Analytics Division (Supply Chain)
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Michael Renfrow
Michael Renfrow
Deputy Director for Patient Experience
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Dr. Ronald Przygodzki
Dr. Ronald Przygodzki
Director, Genomic Medicine
Office of Research and Development, Department of Veterans Affairs
Anne Dunn
Anne Dunn
Deputy Director VHA Homeless Programs
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Dr. Sumitra Muralidhar
Dr. Sumitra Muralidhar
Program Director, Million Veteran Program; Office of Research and Development
Department of Veterans Affairs
Colonel James Lynch
Colonel James Lynch
Sports Medicine Physician
United States Special Operations Command
Beth Ripley
Beth Ripley
Enterprise Lead, VHA 3D Printing Network Initiative
VHA Innovation Ecosystem
Joseph Vitti
Joseph Vitti
Supervisor, VNSNY Hospice’s Veterans
Visiting Nurse Service of NY
Rosemary Baughn
Rosemary Baughn
Senior Vice President of Hospice and Palliative Care
Visiting Nurse Service of New York
Major (R) Toni Hightower
Major (R) Toni Hightower
PX Coach
Veterans Experience Office
Dr. Preeti John
Dr. Preeti John
Critical Care & Palliative Care Surgeon
VA Maryland Health Care System
Dr. Mark Willis
Dr. Mark Willis
MDR and Compliance
Willis QS Consulting
Austin Hagerty
Austin Hagerty
Chief Data Scientist
Booz Allen Hamilton
Moritz Steller
Moritz Steller
Data Science Architect
Booz Allen Hamilton
Julia Rollison
Julia Rollison
Policy Researcher
RAND Corporation
Abby Rosenberg
Abby Rosenberg
Program Manager
Aptive Resources
Osterholm Torrie
Osterholm Torrie
Director of Psychological Health
DC Army National Guard
Dr. Frederic Seifer
Dr. Frederic Seifer
Medical Director of Population Health
St. Lawrence Health System