Below is a list of the qualified trainers who are planned to instruct the Shred School Curriculum in 2021. Shred School reserves the right to host guest speakers without notice.
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.
Founded the National Association for Information Destruction (NAID), the world’s most prominent non-profit data destruction industry organization now representing over 2,000 member locations around the world. Bob Johnson continues to lead NAID as Divisional Chair as well as CEO of i-SIGMA, the governing association for NAID and PRISM International.
Johnson speaks, writes, educates, and consults on data disposal, data protection regulations, employee compliance strategies, vendor qualifications and certifications, and data protection policy development for policymakers, industry publications, data protection, and privacy professionals and a broad range of related associations.
i-SIGMA, Director of Marketing & Communication
Kelly Martínez has two decades of communications and marketing expertise, 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.
Steven Innerfield, CSDS, is the former Operations Director (and Partner) of Quality Shredding Corp. He has an MBA from University of Phoenix, earned nights while developing the shredding division for Pitney Bowes Management Services. Steve is the former Chairperson of NAID’s Certification Support Committee and was named NAID 2016 Member of the Year. Tobi and Steve founded Quality Shredding working out of their house and successfully sold their business 7-1/2 years later as a regional company. They now work together in their new company ShredMetrics, offering the Shredding and RIM industries Optimized Routing, Tracking, and Management software and consulting.
Affordable Shred and Storage
Tom Schreyer, CSDS is an information privacy advisor and leads Affordable Shred and Storage (Buffalo, IL) as a preferred company in both document, electronic and product destruction and compliance. He assists business professionals in formulating their information security policies, updating management teams and training customer’s employees. Tom is a Certified HIPAA Professional, a Certified Secure Destruction Specialist (CSDS) and serves as chairperson on the Communications & Marketing Committee for i-SIGMA. He is also on the association’s Speakers’ Bureau and presents his HIPAA UP! seminars at annual conventions, to regional medical associations, medical groups and physicians.
Art’s Cube, LLC, CEO
Brannon Williams is a Veteran who served four tours from 2001 – 2005, graduated from UNC Charlotte with a BSBA in Marketing in 2009, received his MBA from Queens University in 2012, and started Art’s Cube almost 10 years ago. Brannon has a house full of strong women backing him every step of the way – from his wife, Whitney; oldest daughter, Annie; youngest daughter, Ella; and Lena, a pumi.