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ChiroCongress Mid-Year Live Virtual Event



ChiroCongress THE Mid-Year Event is ON!

Join us VIRTUALLY at the Saddlebrook Resort in Wesley Chapel, just outside Tampa, Florida, on April 16+17, 2021 for THE Mid-Year EVENT! This hybrid event will bring everyone together both in-person and VIRTUALLY for some of our popular sessions! The DC2021 Legislative Training for the States (normally held in Washington, D.C.) and Future of Chiropractic Forum - Part II The Unveiling of the Future of Chiropractic Strategic Plan will be part of this Virutal Spring event as well as our extremely popular ED + DC Roundtables.  


Dr. Brenda Holland, DC DICCP's Profile

Dr. Brenda Holland, DC DICCP Related Seminars and Products

ChiroCongress Immediate Past President

Wisconsin Chiropractic Association

JJ Virgin, CNS, BCHN, EP-C's Profile

JJ Virgin, CNS, BCHN, EP-C Related Seminars and Products

JJ Virgin™ & Associates, Inc.

Triple-board certified nutrition expert and Fitness Hall of Famer JJ Virgin is a passionate advocate of eating and exercising smarter. JJ helps people stay fired up and healthy as they age, so they feel the best they ever have at age 40+.

JJ is a prominent TV and media personality, whose previous features include co-host of TLC’s Freaky Eaters, 2 years as the on-camera nutritionist for Weight Loss Challenges on Dr. Phil, and numerous appearances on PBS, Dr. Oz, Rachael Ray, Access Hollywood, and the TODAY Show. She also speaks regularly and has shared the stage with notables including Seth Godin, Lisa Nichols, Gary Vaynerchuk, Mark Hyman, Dan Buettner, and Mary Morrissey.

JJ is the author of four NY Times bestsellers: The Virgin Diet, The Virgin Diet Cookbook, JJ Virgin’s Sugar Impact Diet, and JJ Virgin’s Sugar Impact Diet Cookbook. Her latest book, Warrior Mom: 7 Secrets to Bold, Brave Resilience, shows caregivers everywhere how to be strong, positive leaders for their families, while exploring the inspirational lessons JJ learned as she fought for her own son’s life.

JJ hosts the popular Ask the Health Expert podcast, with over 8 million downloads and growing. She also regularly writes for Rodale Wellness, Mind Body Green, and other major blogs and magazines. JJ is also a business coach and founded the premier health entrepreneur event and community, The Mindshare Summit.

Visit for hundreds of free recipes and resources, plus state-of-the-art programs, products, and plenty of support to help you build your dream life.

Carol Wick, MS, LMFT's Profile

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Carol Wick has advised nonprofits and philanthropists her entire career and understands their unique challenges. First, as a therapist for abused children and later as an award-winning CEO of one of the nation’s largest domestic violence centers. She is renowned for her expertise turning around struggling organizations, using her business acumen to achieve financial stability, and her advocacy to engage the community as partners.

Utilizing this wealth of experience, Carol has spent the past decade developing a model to assist nonprofits in assessing their ability to take their organizations to the next level. Her services focus on creating dynamic fundable plans and developing outcomes the community will care about and fund.

Carol founded Sharity with the mission to empower nonprofits and other changemakers to take control of their future and their fundraising. Her team is comprised of experienced former successful CEO’s who bring decades of wisdom and experience to every project. Clients include organizations from across the globe from 4-year state universities to national advocacy groups. Sharity is a certified EDWOB.

Carol holds a bachelor's from Florida State University; Master's from Auburn University; Certificate in Board Governance from the Harvard University Kennedy School of Government, and a Certificate in Advanced Entrepreneurship from Rollins College Crummer School of Business.

Karen Pelot, MBA, MDR's Profile

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Perspectives, LLC

Karen Pelot is the founder and CEO of Perspectives, a company passionate about helping clients connect vision to strategic goal achieving action. Perspectives was recently selected as HR TechOutlook magazine’s 2020 Leadership Coaching & Development Company of the Year.

Founded in 2007, Perspectives is a certified woman owned business with a successful history serving clients through mediation, consulting, and executive coaching. Clients include Fortune 100 corporations, nonprofits, government agencies, and small businesses.

Karen is a people and strategy expert, with a deep knowledge of personality, conflict, and work-style variables. She quickly understands team dynamics and individual styles. Then leans on strengths and minimizing challenges, to empower individuals and organizations to resolve conflict, overcome deficiencies, build unity and trust, develop strategy, time-bound tactical plans, and ultimately achieve their goals.

Karen’s true expertise comes from her depth of experience. Her credentials include: Master Certification in Executive and Organizational Coaching from the University of Texas; ICF Coaching certification; Supreme Court of Florida circuit civil mediator certification; MBA, MDR from Colorado Technical University; and B.S. in Communications, with minors in Business and Sociology, from Florida Southern College.

Dr. Karen Mathiak's Profile

Dr. Karen Mathiak Related Seminars and Products

Georgia State Representative

Georgia State Legislature

An accomplished small businesswoman and licensed Chiropractor in Griffin, Georgia for over 30 years. During this time, she has built a successful practice while growing a reputation as a pillar of the community. On a personal level, Karen prides herself on being a wife, mother, and Georgian who knows that success takes hard work and dedication. As a leader in the community, Karen has chaired the Spalding County Zoning Board and served as Chairman of the Spalding County GOP.  Additionally, she has served on the Spalding County Adoption Association and Georgia Board of Chiropractic Examiners, and is a past member of DFCS Executive Board. Karen and her husband, Marty are members of the Open Range Church in Griffin.

Dr. Karen Mathiak is currently serving as a State Representative in the Georgia House representing GA District 73. She was first elected in 2016.  Dr. Mathiak also serves on the Board of Directors for the Georgia Chiropractic Association.  

Dr. Ben Hansen's Profile

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State Senator

Nebraska State Legislature

Born and raised in Schuyler, Nebraska, Sen. Hansen graduated from Schuyler Central High School and went to Platte Community College in Columbus, NE for two years. After that, he went to Wayne State College in Wayne, NE and earned his bachelor’s degree. Soon afterwards he moved to Davenport, IA and attended Palmer College of Chiropractic where he earned his Doctor of Chiropractic degree and graduated Summa Cum Laude and on the President’s List. Afterward he moved back home to Blair, Nebraska where he owns a multi-doctor clinic in Blair and Omaha, Nebraska. He also owns Blair Rent-It Center and Heritage Barnwood Company in Blair.

In 2018 he was elected to the Nebraska State Legislature. Currently he is the Chair of the Business and Labor Committee.

 He has a wife Jill, and 4-year-old daughter Olivia.

Valerie Smith's Profile

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Executive Director

Georgia Chiropractic Association, Inc.

Valerie Smith, M.A., CAE has been working with the Georgia Chiropractic Association since 2007, first as a marketing consultant, then full time starting in 2010 as Director of Membership and Communications. She became executive director in 2015.

Jack Hebert's Profile

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The Mallard Group, Inc.

A lifelong political and public service activist, Jack Hebert is the founder and principal of The Mallard Group., Inc.  He has extensive experience in local, state and national politics.  For over two decades, Jack has partnered with the Florida Chiropractic Association, assisting in state executive and legislative branch lobbying, issue research, member education and programming development.

John Lindley's Profile

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Public Affairs Associates

Some call it ‘attention to detail.’ Others call it ‘OCD.’ Either way, when working with John Lindley, you are guaranteed not to lose track of any details. John’s focus on implementing the particulars is complimented by a refined ability to think and plan globally through sound strategy development – creating a productive balance for client success time and time again.

John honed his skills and developed his auditor-type approach through a successful tenure of nearly 12 years as head of government and regulatory affairs for the Michigan Association of CPAs. Seeking new and greater challenges, John joined PAA in 2013.

In addition to policy expertise in occupational regulation and licensing, taxation, and financial issues, John excels at association management, including such functions as PAC marketing, fundraising, and strategic budgeting; grassroots planning and implementation; and member/stakeholder communication.

A native of mid-Michigan, John and his wife Ann Marie are both avid Spartans and live in Holt with their daughter, Abby. When not engaged with clients, John spends as much time as possible on his boat or with his family and friends enjoying Michigan’s beautiful outdoor campgrounds and wilderness and exploring her magnificent inland lakes and beaches.

John graduated from James Madison College at Michigan State University and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Institute for Organizational Management at the University of Wisconsin.

Tiffany Stevens's Profile

Tiffany Stevens Related Seminars and Products

ChiroCongress Excutive Director at Large

Tennessee Chiropractic Association

Dr. Rachel Wendt's Profile

Dr. Rachel Wendt Related Seminars and Products

ChiroCongress Secretary

Kentucky Association of Chiropractors

Marc Abla's Profile

Marc Abla Related Seminars and Products

ChiroCongress District 2 Director

Illinois Chiropractic Society

Aaron Reynolds's Profile

Aaron Reynolds Related Seminars and Products

SalesWorx Inc.

Aaron Reynolds is the CEO and Managing Partner with SalesWorx, Inc. SalesWorx, Inc. is a full service business/consulting/strategy firm with our primary focus being on revenue generation and process. We currently serve clients nationwide. Our clients typically have revenues under $15million. We seek out clients with a strong desire to learn, scale and grow.