Tuesday, September 20

7:00 am–8:00 am Registration and Breakfast

8:00 am–9:15 am

Leadership Architecture: Leadership Team Development

Visionary entrepreneurs have vision, but executing that vision is an important function of the leadership team. What does your leadership team look like? Do you have one? Are they executing your vision? A high functioning leadership team is essential to the thriving of an organization. We’ll explore how to assess effectiveness, how to design the team, and how to develop the team members.

Tom Hutchison, HOH Water Technology, Inc.

9:15 am–9:30 am


9:30 am–11:00 am

Guidelines for Making Good Decisions: Establishing and Communicating Your Company’s Core Values

Every organization has core values, but several challenges exist: Sometimes the core values have not been clearly defined, and often, even once clearly defined, the company does not seem to operate with the core values in mind. We will have two leaders share their experience defining and living out core values in their companies and then open up a discussion for questions and ideas that can benefit each company.

BJ Ketrick, CWT, Guardian CSC

Reid Hutchison, HOH Water Technology, Inc.

11:00 am–12:30 pm

Checking the Pulse of Your Company: Using Predictive Metrics

What data do you review and analyze? Do your metrics allow you to predict where you’re headed or are you reacting to them? A panel of member companies will discuss what metrics work for them, and then open up the discussion in the room to see what ideas can be beneficial to all.

Jill Cavano, Scranton Associates

James Courtney, CWT, CSC Technologies, Inc.

Brett Glenna, CWT, International Chemtex Corp.

Reid Hutchison, HOH Water Technology, Inc.

Bryan O’Connell, CWT, Meras Water Solutions

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm


1:30 pm–2:30 pm

Is My Company Growth an Illusion? How to Measure True Profitability

It is important to understand your true growth when operating in a year filled with inflation. On paper, 2022 might look like your company’s best year ever, but with inflation, is that accurate? How do you tell if your growth is real?

Scott Hackworth, CPA, Industry Insights, Inc.

2:30 pm–4:00 pm

Working Collaboratively: Master Class in Water Treatment

Moderator: Tom Brandvold, CWT, Premier Water & Energy Technology, Inc.


Bernadette Combs, CWT, LEED AP, Industrial Water Engineering

Gary Garcia, Masters Company

Steve Hallier, CWT, WET Solutions

Bob Lee, CWT, R2J Chemical Services, Inc.

Andy Weas, CWT, Weas Engineering

Hear from your peers as they answer questions about how real or potential competitors can work together to benefit the entire industry. Is there a way to work together to help each other move from striving to thriving? A diverse panel will share their thoughts for the benefit of the group, prompting what will be a lively and productive discussion.

4:00 pm-4:30 pm

Supply Chain Update: Closing Out 2022, Looking Ahead to 2023


Jill Cavano, Scranton Associates

Gary Garcia, Masters Company

Laura Sanders, ICONX Chemicals, Inc.

Janice Shawl, AMSA, Inc.

Mike Standish, Radical Polymers

4:30 pm–5:00 pm

Closing Session: Call to Action/Meeting Takeaways

5:00 pm–6:00 pm Networking Reception