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KEVIN BROWN’s unconventional path to business and personal success has taught him that winning in business and in life requires anything but conventional thinking. With a streetwise aptitude and a never quit attitude, he worked his way from the front lines to the executive boardroom. For two decades, Kevin was a sales and marketing executive that helped grow a family business into an industry giant. After a career in franchising, Kevin decided to retire from corporate America and pursue his passion for bringing The HERO Effect® message to as many people as possible. He is passionate about helping people expand their vision, develop their potential, and grow their results.

DAVE BAUER assumed the role of American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) president and CEO in January 2019. He joined the ARTBA staff in 1997.  He has been integrally involved in implementing and overseeing the association’s advocacy activities for over 20 years.  He is a recognized expert on federal transportation capital investment issues and programmatic improvements. Before joining ARTBA, Bauer spent seven years on the personal staff of former U.S. Senator Mark O. Hatfield (R-Ore.). He has master’s in business administration from The George Washington University in Washington, D.C., and an undergraduate degree from Willamette University in his home state of Oregon.

CAL BEYER is the vice president of workforce risk and worker wellbeing with Holmes Murphy. He has over 30 years of safety, insurance, and risk management experience, with more than 25 of those serving the construction industry in various capacities. Prior to joining Holmes Murphy and its subsidiary CSDZ, Beyer was the director of risk management for Lakeside Industries in Issaquah, Wash. At Lakeside, he catalyzed the construction industry mental health and suicide prevention movement that became the Construction Industry Alliance for Suicide Prevention (www.preventconstructionsuicide.com). He has also spent time with Gallagher Bassett Services, Cities & Villages Mutual Insurance Company, Zurich NA, and Arch Insurance.

DAN OSBORN has worked for the members of Indiana Constructors, Inc. as the director of government affairs since 2013. He develops and maintain relationships with leaders from industry, INDOT and local public works to improve specifications, contract language, project delivery methods, contract compliance consistency and regulatory/ legislative parameters affecting highway contracting. Prior to ICI, Osborn was employed at American Structurepoint, Inc. on projects including Ronald Reagan Parkway in Hendricks County, Keystone Parkway in Carmel and the Rebuild Indy Program downtown resurfacing and sidewalk replacement contracts. A Purdue University building construction management grad, Osborn’s professional current and past certifications include 30-hour OSHA, all six INDOT Certified Technical programs, CESSWI and LEED.