Meet Your 2019 RVDA Convention/Expo Workshop Presenters! 

Speakers are listed in alphabetical order. Speakers are added as they are confirmed.

 Graham Anderson

 Kenect
  www.kenect.com

 Graham Anderson is the Co-Founder and Chief Marketing Officer at Kenect. He started his career in television working for NBC Universal on projects and shows like the Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Saturday   Night Live, The Doctor Oz Show, The Today Show and the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics.  From there, he has co-founded and been the marketing leader multiple technology businesses focused on helping small businesses grow and generate more revenue. With Kenect, a reputation management and business texting platform created for dealerships, Graham helps hundreds of RV dealerships across the country to manage and generate thousands of online reviews.

 Brian Bosché

 The Millennial Solution
 www.millennialsolution.com


Brian Bosché is the CEO of The Millennial Solution and a former national journalist. He started his first successful company at the age of 26 with a laptop, a phone, and 50 dollars. Brian is an expert on purpose at work and a consultant who helps business leaders and companies (big and small) keep their top talent. He has personally consulted Fortune 500 companies, A-list celebrities, and designed strategies for leaders looking to remain on top in this competitive talent market. Brian's clients include some of America's top companies and he has helped them cut massive losses related to employee churn. 

 

Gabrielle Bosché

The Millennial Solution
www.millennialsolution.com


Gabrielle is the leading expert in generational diversity and millennial engagement. She is regularly called on for her insight from print, radio and television outlets.  Gabrielle conducts high level research on millennial retention and brand loyalty and has led research efforts in partnership with organizations such as The Catholic University of America and Burk International. Gabrielle brings her vast experience working one-on-one with millennials to the stage. A millennial herself, Gabrielle specializes in demystifying the millennial generation and motivating them to do and be more. Gabrielle has been called a "Millennial Mediator", by bridging the generation gap and bringing her passion and personality to solving the challenge of a multi-generational workplace.

 Paige Bouma

 RVTrader
 www.rvtrader.com

Serving as Vice President for Trader Interactive's Recreational Brands, Paige Bouma brings nearly 15 years of experience in powersports and RV advertising media. With extensive experience in digital advertising, large-scale partnerships, customer service, and dealership consultation - Bouma has proven to be an exceptional leader within these industries. Her professional and personal passion for the RV industry, combined with her years of experience, has allowed her to consistently develop comprehensive digital advertising solutions that meet the needs of RV dealers of all sizes across the nation.

 Meaghan Cooper

 PowerBDC
 www.powerbdc.com

 

Meaghan Cooper has been running BDC departments for nearly 10 years. Within the past year, she accepted a very exciting position at PowerBDC running the day to day operations of PowerBDC where Meaghan interacts with and assists RV dealers across the country on a daily basis. Passionate about helping dealers improve their processes and Meaghan helps them become more successful. Meaghan truly enjoyes receiving phone calls from clients telling her their success stories since working with PowerBDC. 

Randy Henrick

Mosaic Compliance Services, LLC
www.mosaic-compliance.com


  Randy Henrick is an experienced vehicle dealer compliance and consumer credit attorney and consultant. He was the regulatory and compliance attorney for Dealertrack, Inc. for 12 years and authored all of Dealertrack's Compliance Guides. Randy also was the thought leader for Dealertrack's Compliance product and worked with numerous dealers and trade associations. Randy has over 30 years’ experience in consumer credit and compliance. Prior to working for Dealertrack, Randy worked for GE Capital, Citibank, MasterCard International, and Fleet Boston. Randy operates a consulting business for dealers that provides assistance with regulatory and compliance issues ranging from advertising and policy reviews to webinar-based training on sales, F&I, privacy, data security, and other topics. 

 Chris Lowman

 The Lowman Law Firm
  www.lowmanlaw.com


Chris Lowman is a trial attorney focusing on commercial and business disputes.  He handles jury trials, bench trials, injunctions, arbitrations and appeals in state and federal courts throughout Texas.  Chris' client base is national in scope, and he is a recognized leader in the representation and protection of car, RV and boat manufacturers and dealers.

 Shawn Moran 

 Brown & Brown Recreational Insurance
 www.fandiconsulting.com


Shawn Moran started his career in 2002 as a Business Manager at an Automotive Dealership in Upstate NY. In 2003, Shawn went on to become a successful Finance Director for a large RV & Marine Dealership with multiple locations. In November of 2008, Shawn made the decision to open his own agency, F&I Consulting Unlimited, where he quickly became known for his work ethic and knowledge of the RV Industry. 

 Harold Oehler 

 Lazydays
 www.lazydays.com


Harold Oehler is General Counsel of Lazydays RV. Lazydays has six dealerships in four states. Harold handles all of the company’s legal matters and litigation. He has been General Counsel of Lazydays for 19 years. Prior to coming to Lazydays, Harold was a trial lawyer for nearly 10 years. His practice focused on defending automobile and RV dealers, manufacturers and finance companies. He represented over a dozen RV and auto dealerships across Florida, including Lazydays. Harold holds a degree from both the University of South Florida and the University of Florida College of Law.
 

 Martin Onken

 Expedition Motor Homes, Inc.
                                    www.expeditionmotorhomes.com


Martin Onken is the President of Expedition Motor Homes in southern California. In addition to leading and managing the dealership, he also trains and consults third parties to open and operate successful RV rental dealerships and departments. Martin has presented at the RVDA convention/expo in previous years, primarily focusing on rental specific education.  

 Michael Rees

 A World of Training
  www.aworldoftraining.com


Michael Rees, as President of A World of Training, is a hands-on, results-oriented leader with a comprehensive successful background in RV and automobile sales, management, training and overall dealership operations. Working all aspects of management (F&I, Sales, GSM and General Manager), he moved back to England and became a Partner in a new and used car dealership, taking it to #1 in the nation. Since returning to the U.S. in 2000, he has been dedicated to training others to succeed, and has helped hundreds of dealers nationwide to become more successful themselves. Michael has written several articles for magazines such as Auto Dealer Monthly, RV Executive Today and RV Business. He is also a regular workshop speaker at the annual RVDA and various State conventions – he invariably speaks to a full house due to his captivating topics and lively presentation style.

 Jered Sobel

 Sobel University
  www.sobeluniversity.com


Jered Sobel is Vice President of Sobel University an exclusive RV sales and management training company. At the last RVIA meeting, Jered received the 40 under 40 award for achievement in the RV industry. In just under five years, Jered has built a following of over 500 viewers consisting of RV dealers and employees on his RV Monthly Training Webinar. Monthly, Jered holds five-day courses speaking to groups of 40 to 120 RV sales department top producers. Jered also works one on one with RV Dealership personnel as well as with sales teams. You will also see Jered training in RV Dealerships live at least two weeks every month. Jered is known for designing the industry standard onboarding sales training manual. Jered identifies with the millennials as well as the most experienced RV professionals. Jered is published in RV trade publications monthly and is most appreciated for his insightful view of today’s consumer.

 John Spader

 Spader Business Management
  www.spader.com


Born and raised in South Dakota, John Spader serves as President of Spader Business Management. John is one of the primary instructors of the popular Total Management Workshop offered by his company, and presents various other workshops and seminars related to business management. He is the author of articles which have appeared in many industry journals. John has been invited to speak for groups including Recreation Vehicle Dealers Association of America, Marine Retailers Association of America, North American Equipment Dealers Association, Outdoor Power Equipment Institute, and many more. John has worked closely with individual businesses in a variety of industries located in several countries around the world as a small business management resource provider and Spader 20 Group facilitator. He has also consulted and worked with associations and manufacturers, always with the focus on the privately-owned business whose owners’ savings are on the line. 

 Brad Stanek

 The Stanek Group at Morgan Stanley
  www.stanekgroupmorganstanley.com


Brad has worked in the financial services industry since 1993, becoming an investment professional with Morgan Stanley in 2009 through a predecessor firm. Initially with Merrill Lynch, he came to Morgan Stanley to provide clients with a full range of financial services and investment advice from one of the largest firms on Wall Street. Brad is a Certified Financial Planner and is registered in all 50 states. His focus is on financial planning and exit planning for business owners in the RV, Appliance and Electronics, Power Sports and Outdoor Power Equipment industries. 

 Jane Warner

 Bank of the West
 www.bankofthewest.com

 With over 15 years of experience working with ultra-high-net-worth individuals and families, and with degrees in psychology, education and law, Jane Warner brings extraordinary skill to clients’ wealth planning process, evaluating specific planning needs and building out integrative solutions. Before joining Bank of the West, Jane was a Senior Wealth/Business Succession Strategist for Wells Fargo. She also held positions as a Planning Specialist at Highland Capital Brokerage and Marsh McLennan Private Client Services. Jane has been speaking at events across the country on wealth transfer and business planning for many years. Before entering the institutional wealth planning environment, she was in private law practice. 

 Valerie Ziebron

 VRZ Consulting
 www.vrzconsulting.com


 Valerie Ziebron started VRZ Consulting in 1989 and has since worked with hundreds of clients – big and small to increase not only CSI and Profitability but also job enjoyment.  She firmly believes that “Work that’s fun, gets done!” She has delivered thousands of presentations around the world for dealers and their OEM partners.  Her clients have included Yamaha, Chrysler, GM, Eastman Kodak and many others.  Valerie makes a special study of what a dealership can do to “flip the switch from Reactive to Proactive” with the firm belief that to be profitable, you must be proactive.