We typically have10 lunch meetings each year with guest speakers to help educate our Members and their Guests.

2024 Guest Speaker Schedule

January 17 – Alyson Best, Guilford County Public Health Preparedness Manager, on “How the Guilford County Health Dept. is Prepared for an Emergency Crisis.

February 21 – Rafe Martin, Chief Revenue Officer, ComTech Solutions, on “The AI Revolution: How it will Change the way you Work, Play and Live.”

March 20 – Matthew Johnston, Care Manager & Director of Choice Care Navigators, on “The Different Between Typical and Atypical Aging.”

April 17 – Prince Deese, Sports & Fitness Trainer, ACT by Deese, on “Working with Senior Citizens, People who are Disabled, and the Physically Impaired.”

May 15 – Allison Shaw, Author of “Chasing Tigers in the Dark: Recovering from Trauma, ” on  “A Guide to Mental Health Resources & Self-Care for Living Your Best Life.”

June 19 – Kristen Pellegrin, People Skills Trainer for Dale Carnegie, on “How to Achieve Work-Life Balance in your Career and Personal Life.”


2023 Guest Speaker Schedule

January 18 – Ross Cox, owner of Action COACH International, on “Overcoming the Dysfunctions of a Team – With the Ideal Team Player.”

February 15 – Ben Hunter, Chief Information Security Officer for Bernard Robinson & Co, on “Cybersecurity:  Why should you Care?” 

March 15 – Patricia Goodson and Natalie Sanders, attorneys for Brooks and Pierce, on “The Year Ahead: An Update of Employment, Benefits, and Labor Law in 2023.”

April 19 – Adam Plotts, Strategic Director of Clinical  Digital Solutions, Labcorp Diagnostics, on “Empowering Offices to Make Confident Healthcare Decisions.”

May 17 – Gerald Hutchinson, PhD and Executive Business Coach, on “Stress is not the Problem: How to Reduce the Causes and Symptoms.”

June 21 – Mark Moser, MBA, SHRM-SCP, with the Davidson Group HR Solutions, on “Attracting and Retaining Talented Employees in Today’s Market.”

July 19 – Scholarship Awards, Speaker TBD.

August 16 – Corrine Auman, PhD. and Certified Care Giver, on “The Impact of Ageism on your Medical Practice or Business.” 

September 20 – Cheri Timmons, LCSW and Certified Health Coach, on “Your Sleep Personality – Learn the Keys to Unlocking a Good Night’s Sleep.”

October – Annual Recognition Event will Replace Monthly Luncheon 

November 15 – Amanda Clark, Guilford County Health Dept. Drug Prevention Manager, on “The Opioid and Overdose Crisis in Guilford County.

December 20 – Annual Membership Renewal and Networking Luncheon, no Speaker


2022 Guest Speakers

January 19 – Evelyn Rice, Corporate Consultant & Trainer on “Choose it or Change it – Strategies for Reducing Stress in an Ever-changing World”

February 16 – Evelyn Rice, Corporate Consultant & Trainer on “Choose it or Change it – Strategies for Reducing Stress in an Ever-changing World”

March 16 – Beth Langley and Jessi Thaller-Mora,  Attorneys with Brooks Pierce Law, on “Workplace Policies Under the Biden Administration: What’s Old is New Again”

April 20 – Shawn Straub, ALT Partners Consulting Firm, on “Hiring in a Remote World – Spotting Issues for Concerns with New Employees”

May 18 – Rich Schlentz, Chief Enthusiasm Officer of ExtraOrdinary! Inc, on “How to Improve Employee Engagement to Create a Postitve Work  Environment

June 15 – Nicole Reynolds & Jodi Kolada with the Well Spring Group, on “The Impact of the Aging Population on Your Medical Practice.”

July 21 – Scholarship Awards, speaker to be determined by the Scholarship Committee

August 17 – D.J. O’Brien and Claire O’Brien, Attorneys with Brooks Pierce Law, on “Are You in Compliance with OSHA’s New Healthcare Rules?”

September 21 – Candace Folden, Licensed Professional Counselor, who will speak on the subject of “How to Manage Stress – in Order to De-Stress Your Life.”

October 19 – No Speaker, in Lieu of GMDM 40+ Year Anniversary Celebration

November 16 – Sarah Clark, Professional Medical Practice Consultant, on “The Four P’s of a Successful Medical Practice.”

December 15 – Annual Membership Renewal and Committee Sign-up Luncheon, no Speaker