Speakers

 

Walt Dallas  
Bachelor of Professional Accountancy from Mississippi State University, J.D. from the University of Mississippi, School of Law and an LL.M., Masters of Tax, from Southern Methodist University.
 
Walt Dallas practiced as an attorney for approximately 30 years in the area of income tax planning, estate tax planning, business succession planning, trust administration, estates, probate, estate planning, corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, asset protection, tax litigation, and related areas.
 
Mr. Dallas is or has been a member of the Mississippi Bar (Business Law, Estates and Trusts and Taxation Sections), Texas Bar Association, Hinds County Bar Association, Mississippi Financial Planning Association (past President and At large Board Member), Mississippi State University Estate Planning Counsel, National Academy of Insurance and Financial Advisors, Wealth Counsel Member, Advisory Board MSU Insurance Department, and InKnowVisiton Institute, and former member of the Executive Committee of the Millsaps Estate Planning Council, Belhaven Estate Planning Counsel, and the Mississippi Tax Institute. He was named to the 2008 Honor Roll of the Mississippi Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors. He was received the 2012 Hall of Fame Award of the Mississippi Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors. Walt coauthored a book: The Complete Guide to Estate and Financial Planning in Turbulent Times. Walt is a Tax Advisor in the Bradford Institute, a tax reduction newsletter.
 
Walt is a frequent speaker and an Approved Course Provider with the Mississippi Department of Insurance Continuing Education. Walt and his wife Angela have 2 children: Luke and Wilson.
 

David M. Bonner, DDS  
Dr. Bonner received his dental degree from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Dental School in 1980. He earned his MBA in Health Care Management from Texas Tech University. His private practice is focused on esthetic dentistry. He is also an adjunct clinical professor at the UTHSCSA dental school. Dr. Bonner is an accomplished dentist, professor, author, researcher, and professional speaker who is passionate about dentistry. His contagious enthusiasm encouraged both of his sons to become dentists. Dr. Bonner has served as President of the Panhandle District Dental Society and as a Vice-President for the Texas Academy of General Dentistry.
 

Everette C. Rogers, DDS  
Dr. Rogers is a 1993 graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry. He is a personal trainer and member of the American College of Sports Medicine. He also provides in-office dental Posture Exercise Workshops to improve career longevity and increase productivity.
 

Dave Luttrell  
Dave is a graduate of Southern Illinois University. He is a Certified Ergonomics Assessment Specialist (CEAS) Office Design Specialist - Pelton & Crane with over 35 years dental related experience.
 

Jody Urquhart  
A highly sought- after motivational speaker, Jody is passionate about spreading the message of the importance of fun and meaningful work. A motivational speaker for over 16 years, Jody speaks at over 60 organizations and associations every year and is a top keynote speaker.
 
Jody's trademark is to deliver very funny motivational speeches, humor is a key part of her audience connection.
 
A humorous and inspirational motivational speaker and a former stand-up comedian, Jody ONLY uses clean humor and original content catered to the audience.
 
Jody is the author of the book All Work & No SAY. Her mission is to help motivate people to derive more meaning, fun, and satisfaction from their work.
 
Jody is a featured guest speaker for the GE Healthcare Tip-TV program, broadcast in over 2600 healthcare facilities. Her insights and expertise earned her the 2008 Bronze Award in the 29th Annual Telly Awards for excellence in programming this presentation.
 
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Garry L. Bey, DDS, MEd  
Dr. Garry Bey is in private practice in New York and New Jersey, specializing in endodontics. He graduated from Syracuse University with a B.S. in Biology in 1976. He received his D.D.S. degree from the NYU College of Dentistry in 1979, and completed his endodontic residency training in endodontics at the NYU College of Dentistry in 1982. Dr. Bey lectures both nationally and internationally and has conducted classes with dentists from over 30 countries. He is a member of the American Association of Endodontists, the American Dental Association, the New York State Dental Association, the New Jersey Dental Association and he is a Past President of the Rockland County Dental Society.
 

Jack Griffin Jr., DMD, MAGD  
Dr. Griffin earned his DMD degree from Southern Illinois in 1987 and completed a GPR at the University of Louisville in 1988. Jack has Diplomat status with the American Board of Aesthetic Dentistry, accreditation with AACD, and Mastership in the AGD. Jack has served as the MasterTrack/CE chair for the Missouri AGD and has reviewed products for Reality Esthetics, the Dental Advisor, the Catapult Group, Dental Products Report, Dental Product Shopper. He is currently a clinical director for the Pacific Aesthetic Continuum, and serves the community with a large St Louis county Missouri practice emphasizing cosmetics and doing all phases of general dentistry. He has been published over 50 times in many of the leading dental journals and considers it an honor to be invited to speak and share with our great profession.
 

Penny Reed  
Penny Reed is a nationally renowned dental practice management coach, speaker, and author. As the president of Penny Reed & Associates she works with dentists and their teams to improve their systems, profitability, marketing, and team accountability. Penny discloses her proven methods to her clients empowering them to become more focused, increase their income, foster confidence, and build enthusiastic teams to support them.
 
After successfully managing an IT division for an international retail store, in 1992 Penny was recruited by her own dentist to manage his growing dental practice. During her time as office manager, she developed a passion for the field of dentistry. Her excitement about the possibilities for improving struggling or stagnant practices using her own experience prompted Penny to begin her dental consulting career. She has worked with hundreds of dental practices across the country offering customized solutions to their biggest problems and helping doctors to set, achieve, and maintain their own unique goals.
 
She is author of the book, Growing Your Dental Business, and has been named Leader in Dental Consulting by Dentistry Today every year since 2007. She is a member of the Academy of Dental Management Consultants and a speaker/consultant member of the American Association of Dental Office Managers.