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Morgan Luttrell grew up in Texas on a horse ranch with his mom, dad and twin brother. Growing up on the ranch he was no stranger to hard work at a young age and a keen sense of accountability and discipline. He knew at a young age that he wanted to serve this country as a Navy SEAL. Morgan graduated from Sam Houston State University, with a degree in psychology in 2000 and immediately enlisted in the Navy. He graduated BUD/s in 2002 with class 237.

 

He served eight years as an enlisted Navy SEAL then attended Officer Candidate School and became a commissioned officer serving a total of 14 years with Naval Special Warfare, medically retiring as a Lieutenant. Through his time in the service, Morgan gained exceptional knowledge on what it takes to be a leader. Going from enlisted to an officer was not an easy task but he met this challenge with honor and integrity.

After his service he pursued an advanced degree in Applied Cognition and Neuroscience at the University of Texas at Dallas, graduating with honors. While in his studies Morgan created a health and wellness treatment program for injured veterans. Knowing firsthand through his own battles with Traumatic Brain Injury, Morgan had a passion to help others and give service members the opportunity for a comprehensive, holistic and individualized care program for TBI, Post Traumatic Stress, chronic pain, addiction and insomnia.

 

In 2017 he received an appointment to the Department of Energy as Senior advisor to the Secretary leading the department’s efforts in Artificial Intelligence and large-scale data analytics. Morgan recently completed a program at Harvard University in Professional Leadership Development further enhancing his knowledge on how to be a leader.

 

Morgan is happily married and has two sons, enjoying life in the Texas countryside.

Johnny “Joey” Jones is a retired United States Marine and Fox News Contributor.

 

Enduring two combat deployments (Iraq and Afghanistan) and eight years of active service in the Marine Corps; Staff Sergeant Jones suffered a life-changing injury while deployed to Afghanistan as an Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD/Bomb) Technician. The 2010 IED-related incident resulted in the loss of both of his legs above the knee and severe damage to his right forearm and both wrists. Since his recovery, Jones has dedicated his work towards improving the lives of all veterans and their families.

 

Currently, Jones serves as a senior policy advisor to many military initiatives and VSOs. He also shares his experiences as a motivational speaker and leadership consultant. Most recently Jones co-designed and piloted a Warrior Week military transition program as the senior advisor to military programming at Zac Brown’s Camp Southern Ground.

 

Prior to this role, Jones served as the Chief Operating Officer for the national nonprofit Boot Campaign. In this capacity, he focused on educating the public on the issues pressing veterans and their families. Boot Campaign now serves the health and wellness of the veteran community through a pipeline of treatment resources. While recovering, Jones created a peer visit program at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Washington, D.C, following his injury. Notably, Jones went on to create a fellowship on Capitol Hill with the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, where his contributions resulted in direct policy changes within the Veterans Administration and Department of Defense.

In 2012, President Barack Obama invited Jones to the White House to discuss challenges facing active duty and retired service members. He has also held discussions on the topic with former President George W. Bush, Former Marine Corps Commandant James Amos, cabinet officials and congressional leaders.

 

During his recovery, Jones began volunteering his time with various military nonprofits. Following his 2012 discharge from Walter Reed, Jones attended Georgetown University and received his Bachelor of Arts degree.

 

Along with his career, Jones has the unique experiences of working in NASCAR, Politics and the Film Industry. Jones has a speaking role in the academy award winning film “Lincoln”, helped produce the record setting independent veteran film “Range 15” and served as a technical advisor on the award-winning independent film “Bad Hurt.” Jones has campaigned with Presidential candidates and members of Congress and continues to advise congress, on both sides of the isle on policy concerning issues he’s passionate about.

WEDNESDAY

Morgan Luttrell       

Opening Keynote   

No-One Out Ranks Safety

Rick Vlahos  

Hearth Industry Core Knowledge: Let's Review the Basic Principles

Joseph Ochal     

Clinical Microbiology 101- Understanding & Marketing Disease Control in Relation to Home Services

Daniel Freeman              

Establishing Authority Through Branding & Benefiting from Niche Markets

Jim Brewer        

Your Company Fall Protection Plan

April DeRossett

The F-Words of Sales - 7 Ways Technicians Lose the Sale

Steve Scally     

Inspections A-Z - Process and Information Gathering

THURSDAY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jim Jennings      

Fire Investigations - What a Sweep Should Know

Steve Scally        

Learning Your Numbers

Laura Nelson     

Drive More Reviews, Referrals, and Loyalty

FRIDAY

Derek Lidstrom                

How Decorative Chimney Shrouds Cause Chimney Fires!

Blume         

Zen and the Art of Chimney Maintenance

Robert Berry     

Pricing for Wealth and Retirement

John Ceaser       

How to Turn Free Estimates Into Paid Inspections

Jim Brewer         

Proflame Gas Control System

Larry Oxenham                

Don't Kill Your Golden Goose – Protect & Perpetuate Your Business

  

SATURDAY

        

Tommy Nelms 

Your Perspective & How It Affects The Bottom Line

John Meredith 

Wardenclyffe Hearth Lab Testing Update

Larry Brockman                

Improve Customer Satisfaction with EPA's Burn Wise Educational Materials

Taylor Hill          

The Customer Journey Through Your Business

Taryn and Jonathan Gill

Injury Prevention in the Workplace

Martin Aube     

Service and Installation Skill Sets

Johnny Joey Jones 

Closing Keynote        

My Brother's Keeper

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