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Meet The Speakers


Keynote Speaker & Emcee - Comedian

Brett Hollis

Brett Hollis is a nationally known speaker, storyteller, and comedian all wrapped up in one.


Cremation Historian

Jason Engler

The Cremation Historian; Urn Guy; funeral director; mystic; Paul Bearer & Elton John fanatic.


The art of cosmetics

Amanda King

Amanda Marie Eilis King, CFSP, MBIT, is an Embalmer and Funeral Director holding licensure in multiple states. She completed her embalming apprenticeship under Vernie R. Fountain, as well as extensive training in postmortem reconstructive work. In addition to her AAS in Mortuary Science from ACC in Colorado, Amanda holds a B.S. from Skidmore College for Studio Art and Biology, and a Post-Baccalaureate degree from the Maryland Institute College of Art. She is also an educator who specializes in and teaches reconstructive work and cosmetic application. Her contributions in the field outside of the funeral home include articles, illustrations, and photography for trade journals. Currently she is a Funeral Director and Embalmer for B.C. Bailey Funeral Home in CT, and also does freelance work as AMEK Graphics, as well as being an embalming specialist with Frigid Fluid Company


Senior Consultant, Industrial Hygiene and Safety 

Eva Glosson

Eva Is a local Industrial Hygienist who will be discussing the science and art devoted to the anticipation, recognition, evaluation, and control of those environmental factors or stresses arising in or from the workplace, which may cause sickness, impaired health and well-being, or significant discomfort among workers.

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The Power of Laughter

Greg Kettner

Partnering with organizations who want to reduce turnover, increase revenue, and have healthy mental health conversations at work. 

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