SPEAKERS

Shola Richards

Shola Richards is the Founder & CEO of Go Together Global and Author of Go Together. Through extensive personal experience and study, he helps organizations build compassion, competence, and accountability in the worklplace.

Alex Willis

Alex Willis is the founder and CEO of Leadership Surge, a company that helps coach and support employees throughout the construction sector embed the values of diversity and inclusion in every area of the leadership mindset resulting in improved communication, engagement, productivity, creativity and job satisfaction. His programs help with career imperatives such as stress management, critical thinking, performance coaching, work-life balance, time management and self-reliance.

Steve Thomas

Steve is not a motivational speaker. Although he is a speaker that will motivate and inspire you, that is not his ultimate priority. Instead, Steve will challenge you to look at things with a new perspective and help you understand why being intentional in what you say and do, especially in your team, will bring higher productivity and an all around better environment. Steve consistently ranks as MSCA highest rated speaker and is a popular speaker throughout the industry.

Jia Jiang

Jia Jiang is a top resilience keynote speaker with one of the most viewed TED Talks, bestselling author of Rejection Proof, and the 2019 winner of Toastmasters International Golden Gavel award. Jiang is famous for doing 100 Days of Rejection, which became the basis of his Amazon bestselling book Rejection Proof: How I Beat Fear and Became Invincible Through 100 Days of Rejection. In his book, website, and talks, Jiang provides inspiration and knowledge for people and organizations to become fearless through rejection training.

Education Speakers

Armand Kilijian

MCAA President
  • MCAA President Welcome
    Monday October 18 8:30 am - 9:00 am

David Geith

Emcor Services/MESA Energy, Irvine, CA
  • Contractor Panel: Explore the World of HVACR/Plumbing Service
    Sunday October 17 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

John Ziemann

Mollenberg-Betz, Inc., Buffalo, NY
  • Student Chapter Competition Overview and Forum Wrap Up
    Tuesday October 19 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Mark Crockett

Crockett Facilities Services, Bowie, MD
  • Contractor Panel: Explore the World of HVACR/Plumbing Service
    Sunday October 17 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Michael Rosone

Arista Air Conditioning, Long Island City, NY
  • Contractor Panel: Explore the World of HVACR/Plumbing Service
    Sunday October 17 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Renee Fiorelli

Peterson Service Company Inc., Medford, NJ
  • Contractor Panel: Explore the World of HVACR/Plumbing Service
    Sunday October 17 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Rich Happel

UMCI, Mukilteo, WA
  • Contractor Panel: Explore the World of HVACR/Plumbing Service
    Sunday October 17 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Scott Hinton

Harrell-Fish, Inc., Bloomington, IN
  • Student Chapter Competition Overview and Forum Wrap Up
    Tuesday October 19 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Vincent Eckerson

Arista Air Conditioning, Long Island City, NY
  • Contractor Panel: Explore the World of HVACR/Plumbing Service
    Sunday October 17 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Wayne Turchetta

HMC Service, Louisville, KY
  • Contractor Panel: Explore the World of HVACR/Plumbing Service
    Sunday October 17 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm