Looking Back at Impact Nation 2016

San Diego, CA

2016 Recap Video

Featured Speakers

Thank you to all of our speakers!

  • Jim Triandiflou

    Jim Triandiflou


  • Christopher Reist

    Mike Mutka


  • Shiza Shahid

    The Fund

  • Linda Colleton MSN, RN-BC


  • Bill Dombi


  • Pamela Greenberg

    Association for Behavioral Health & Wellness

  • Heather Haugen

    The Breakaway Group

  • Dr. Amanda Kelly


  • Karen McDonald, BSN

    Mission Health

  • Dr. Joe Parks

    MO HealthNet

  • Gabrielle Sedor


  • Tina Shakour


Complete Speakers List

Dr. Linda Shell, MA, RN

Senior Director of Education and Leadership, Volunteers of America

Julia A. Smith, Ph.D., RN, CNS

Vice President, Academic Affairs and Curriculum – Nursing

Rodney Staggers

Senior Manager of Training, Cenpatico Integrated Care – Arizona

Sara C. Seidel Beall, MA, NCC, LPC

Client Success Manager, Relias

Mark Belles

Chief Operating Officer, Relias

Nick Beucke

Client Success Manager, Relias

Matt Bowling

SMB Support Manager, Relias

Trudy Croxton

Enterprise Support Manager, Relias

Elisabeth Green

Implementation Consultant, Relias

Dennis McCarter

Client Success Manager, Relias

Trey McLamb

Client Success Manager, Relias

Stephani Olnhausen

Enterprise Support Manager, Relias

Maria Samot

Director of Curriculum Research & Design, Relias

Erika Taylor

SMB Support Manager, Relias

Dana Thomas

Director of Content Development, Relias

Tiffani Vines

Client Care Trainer, Relias

Candace Wallace

Director of Support, Relias

Aaron Whiting

SMB Support Manager, Relias

Amrita Sethi, MBA, DHA

Training and Workforce Administrator, Mercy Maricopa Integrated Care

Ben Cohen & Jerry Greenfield

Co-Founders, Ben & Jerry’s Homemade Ice Cream

Carole Matyas

Vice President Behavioral Health Operations, WellCare

Charline Woods

Client Success Manager, Relias

Christie Onato

Director of Quality Assurance & Training, Child & Family Service

Christopher Reist, MD MBA

Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior,

Dave Hare

VP of Training and Leadership Development, Trilogy Health Services

Diane Geis

EVP and Chief Personnel Officer, Altercare of Ohio, Inc. and TSG Resources, Inc.

Emaley McCulloch, M.Ed., BCBA

Vice President, Relias Institute Jan Wilson M. Ed. SPHR, SHRM-SPC

Jan Wilson M. Ed. SPHR, SHRM-SPC

Director of Learning Design and Outcomes

Jingyu Wang

Client Success Manager, Relias

Johnathan Clayborn

Director of Training, Lifewell Behavioral Wellness

Kris Rodgers

Manager of Clinical and Education Programs, Laurel Health Care Company

Kristin Kinziger

Director of Learning Management, Fortis Management Group

Laura Allender

Policy & Training Specialist, Allegro Senior Living

Maria Connelly


Martha Munro

Training Coordinator, Coalition for Family and Children’s Services in Iowa

Nancy Coni

Program Manager Org. Development, Good Shepherd Rehabilitation

Ron Orth

Senior Analyst: SNF Regulations and Clinical Reimbursement, Relias

Scenes From the Conference

Why Attend Impact Nation?

Impact Nation has grown into a conference for all who are involved in staff education, improving patient care and outcomes, and assessing and nurturing staff skills. On top of the Relias LMS training during our pre-day workshops, this year’s 80+ sessions on the main days include session led by forward thinking and innovative industry experts and SMEs so we can THINK FORWARD on pay-for-performance model, compliance, data analytics, blended learning, on-boarding, integrated care, turnover/retention, an Executive Track focusing on high level business challenges, data and analytics and industry trends, plus up to 12 hours of onsite CEs on multi-disciplinary topics ranging from HR to clinical.

Impact Nation is ideal for and open to any individual or organization who uses online training in: Healthcare including both acute care and post-acute care, health and human services, autism and applied behavior analysis, public safety, payers, and intellectual and developmental disabilities organizations.