Featured on FOX, CBS, ABC, NBC & TEDx, Betsy Allen-Manning is founder of the consulting firm, Motiv8u Enterprises, training over 7,500 leaders and teams. She is a top-rated keynote speaker; known for inspiring people with her story of going from failure…to worldwide singer…to global impactor.
Dave Gatton serves as Senior Advisor to the FAMA/FEMSA Governmental Affairs Committee. He has over 35 years’ experience in Washington D.C., representing cities, the fire service and urban interests before Congress. He resides in McLean, VA.
Bill Webb is the Executive Director of the Congressional Fire Services Institute, a nonprofit, nonpartisan policy institute designed to educate members of Congress about the challenges and needs of the fire and emergency services. Webb is the Vice Chairman of the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.
Ed Somers serves as Chief of Staff of The U.S. Conference of Mayors where he is responsible for federal policy coordination, as well as program management of major annual and leadership meetings. He previously staffed the Criminal and Social Justice Committee, Urban Economic Policy Committee, Homeland Security Task Force, and Mayors and Police Chiefs Task Force of The U.S. Conference of Mayors.