Past Speakers + Performers

We’ve had so many awesome speakers and entertainers at HEFF over the years. Here are some of the most memorable…

Ryan Holiday

Modern Stoic,
NYT Best-Selling Author

Kim Lear

Future Workforce & Generational

Lander Medlin

President & CEO,

Alex Kohnen

Interim VP of Facilities Development & Management, Arizona State University

Nido Qubein

High Point University

Dan Okoli

Vice Chancellor and Chief Operating Officer, UC Merced

Dan Bollman

VP Infrastructure Planning & Facilities, Michigan State University

Jamie K. Gayer

Assistant VP, Capital Planning & Facilities, Indiana University

Bill Paulus

Associate VP, Facilities Management, Minnesota

Mike Richter

President, Brightcore Energy (Former NHL Great)

Jodi Swinburne

C&W Services

John D'Angelo

Assistant VP, Facilities Operations, University of Chicago

Pete Strazdas

Associate VP, Facilities Management (Retired), Western Michigan University

Lonnie Mayne

Founder & CEO,
Red Shoes Living

Dave Irvin

Senior Associate Vice President for Facilities, Florida State University

Niraj Dangoria

Associate Dean, Facilities Planning & Management, Stanford

Nicole Darden Ford

VP and CISO,

John Cal

AVP, Facilities Management, Florida International University

Don Guckert

Vice President,
APPA Advisors

Mike Rayburn

Award-Winning Guitar Virtuoso
& Innovation Expert

Jim Jackson

Associate Vice Chancellor, University Operations, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Margaret Tennessen

Deputy Chief Facilities Officer,

Lisa James

AVP, Facilities Management,

Doug Marsh

VP, Facilities Design & Operations and University Architect, Notre Dame

Brent Stringfellow

AVP, Campus Operations,
UT Austin

and so many more!