Speakers

We have an outstanding line-up of speakers and panelists this year. Learn more about each of our distinguished presenters. Our speakers have taken different paths on the road to succession and ownership transition, and include both national and Boston-based companies.

Bret WatsonPeter Alcock
Former Owner and President
Beckwood Services, Inc.
Arthur BarrettArthur Barrett
President
Barrett Distribution Centers
Warren DibbleWarren Dibble
Vice President & CFO
Harpoon Brewery
Veda Ferlazzo ClarkVeda Ferlazzo Clark
Principal
Zedare Consulting
Steve L. GerardSteve L. Gerard
Chairman & CEO
CBIZ, Inc.
Robert GrossRobert Gross
Senior Managing Director
Prairie Capital Advisors, Inc.
Tim HebertTim Hebert
President & CEO
Atrion Networking Corporation
Sharon KanSharon Kan
CEO, Founder & Mentor
Sean KavanaghSean Kavanagh
CEO
The Ariel Group
Andy LavaleeAndy LaVallee
Founder
LaVallee Bakery Distribution
Kenneth MarksKenneth Marks
Founder and Managing Partner
High Rock Partners
Linda MoultonLinda Moulton
CEO
Lahey International Health
Charlie StoreyCharlie Storey
President
Harpoon Brewery
Bret WatsonBret Watson
CEO
Jøtul North America