2019 Trainers

Below is a list of the qualified trainers that will work with Shred School students. Substitutions for speakers may be necessary at some events. Additionally, Shred School reserves the right to host guest speakers at some events without notice.

RAY BARRY – Shred America, Managing Partner and Dean of Shred School

Ray Barry is best known as the previous Dean and founder of Shred School, a popular sales training course that contributed to the success of many of the well-known secured destruction and information management companies around the globe. Prior to his current role as a Partner at Carolina Shred & Shred America (Spartanburg SC) , Barry worked in sales leadership positions for national and international secure destruction companies, trained industry professionals at more than 400 companies (over 1,200 industry professionals), and served as NAID President, Secretary, and Director and also spent 2 years as NAID Deputy Executive Director. He has also been a presenter at NAID Global Conferences the past 12 years. He also was a recipient of the 2017 NAID President’s Award.


KELLY MARTINEZ – i-SIGMA, Director of Marketing & Communication

Kelly Martínez brings more than 15 years of marketing expertise to Shred School, including small, mid-sized and large global organizations, B2C and B2B audience engagement, and service as well as product marketing. Having worn every hat a marketer could and helped to build a business from the ground up, she understands what marketing for a small business means. She is passionate about people and bringing forward successful strategic solutions. Martínez speaks, writes, consults and mentors on various topics.


EMIL BRIGNOLA III – American Container Equipment and Supplies

Emil Brignola brings his business acumen to the shredding industry. Brignola was a participant on the advertising side during the cola wars which pit New Coke/Old Coke against nemesis Pepsi. He later joined Coke at rose to the level of sales director for chain fountain sales. Leaving The Coca-Cola Company to become a Wendy’s Old Fashioned Hamburger franchisee, Brignola gained an understanding of small business operations. From these experiences and combined with his perspective of seven years as head of American Container Equipment and Supplies (ACES), Brignola will highlight The Top 5 Qualities of Shred Superstars. Brignola is also a Service Disabled Veteran awarded the US Army Commendation Medal.


Amy Callaway – CSR Privacy Solutions, Executive Account Manager

Daniel FedergreenAs former business owner herself, Amy foresees what information her clientele expects and needs to succeed. She is instrumental at CSR in providing strategic planning and key account metrics, charting a smart course of action for new sales and product implementation with partners, and maintaining our successful long-term relationships with a wide-ranging portfolio of clients. Importantly, with four years of hands-on training in CSR’s Privacy Compliance Department, Callaway is well versed in data privacy regulations and requirements.


DREW DEKKER – NetGain SEO, Founder


Drew Dekker is the founder of NetGain SEO, a leading digital marketing agency. Drew is a recognized expert in his field and is frequently invited to discuss online trends at conferences and events across the country. Dekker has supported the shredding industry for the past decade and is a familiar face at NAID’s Shred School. He takes pride in helping local destruction companies beat their competition with a strong online presence. As a Google Partner, Drew Dekker has developed a specialized pay-per-click advertising program for the shredding industry.


Daniel Federgreen – CSR Privacy Solutions, Vice President

Daniel Federgreen Daniel Federgreen is Vice President of CSR Privacy Solutions, the global leader in providing data breach response solutions for small and medium businesses. Federgreen has spent his career managing brands for companies such as Procter & Gamble, Caterpillar, & RB. He is getting married in the fall of 2019 and received his MBA from Georgetown University where he focused on Marketing and how to increase revenue in mature markets.


Steven Green – CSR Privacy Solutions, Vice President of Sales & Marketing

Steven Green is a self-driven, highly motivated and seasoned professional who brings more than 15 years of experience in sales to CSR Privacy Solutions. Green started his career with Lanier (now Ricoh Business Solutions) and at the age of 23, he was the youngest individual to be promoted to Sales Manager in the company’s long storied history. He spent almost a decade with Stericycle/Shred IT. While at Stericycle, Green held various sales positions in the healthcare and maritime markets. In his 15 years in sales, Green has worked with globally and nationally recognized companies like Caterpillar, HCA, Royal Caribbean, Tenet Healthcare, Crowley, and Carnival. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from the University of Florida. He currently resides in South Florida, with his wife Sari and their two daughters Emrie and Leni.


MICHAEL HARSTRICK, CSDS – Garner Products, Inc., Chief Global Development Officer

Michael Harstrick is the Chief Global Development Officer for Garner Products, Inc., a local manufacturer of hard drive erasure and destruction equipment.  Harstrick earned his Certified Secure Destruction Specialist Accreditation (CSDS) and has spoken as an expert in secure media sanitization at industry events including Thompson-Reuters “GDPR” in London, NAID annual conference and CyberSecurity in Madrid; as well as a number of presentations to visiting dignitaries for the Northern California World Trade Center. He works with Garner’s reseller community as an expert on NSA, IRS 1075 and NIST 800-88 secure media sanitization requirements. Harstrick is married, has children that are off the payroll, and enjoys his motorcycle, rock crawling, and spending time with his grandson.


DARYL WOYTOWICZ – NetGain SEO, Sales Manager

Daryl Woytowicz has come full circle in the document industry. He spent 10 years in the document creation industry (printing & copying) then another 10 years in the document retirement industry (shredding, storage, & scanning). Now, Woytowicz has gone digital with NetGain SEO. But with his deep roots in the shredding industry, he now focuses on helping local shredding companies beat their competitors online. (Daryl says he won’t miss the occupational hazard of paper cuts.)

 


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