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  • Speakers Bureau

    These expert speakers are featured at the Chamber Advanced Marketing Seminars and are also available for your speaking engagements. 

    If you are interested in becoming a speaker at one of our Chamber Advanced Marketing Seminar lunches, fill out this form: delandchamber.net/speaker.



    Doc BaileyDoc Bailey


    CEO and founder of the Broken Wing Project, Christopher 'Doc' Bailey holds an extensive list of aviation credentials and serves wounded veterans by facilitating the manufacture of modified aircraft and training for ex-military personnel to enjoy their dream of flying.  Doc also operates Sport Pylon Air Races LLC, which funds the Broken Wing Project with proceeds from spectacular sport aircraft races.

    Expertise / Topics:
    - Aviation
    - Sport Aviation/Pylon Air Races
    - Combat
    - Wounded Veterans Aviation



    Vickie Pleus Vickie Pleus


    VP Communications' president Vickie Pleus, APR, CPRC, provides strategic, professional public relations services to small businesses, nonprofits and local government agencies around the country.

     Expertise / Topics
    - Integrated Marketing Communications
      - Corporate Writing, graphic design, e-newsletters, and social media





    Bee PowellBee Powell


    An Architect by trade, Bee Powell combines creative talent with strong planning and strategic skills, having formerly worked as a Project Manager in Sydney, Australia, and Hamburg Germany. She is recognized at the leading edge of her local Real Estate market. 

     Expertise / Topics
    - Real Estate
      - Developing Interpersonal relationship skills
      - Previous Topic: From Relationships to Referals



    Patrick ShannonPatrick Shannon


    Patrick has been helping clients capitalize on the changing tides of media marketing since the early 90's, not only as an award-winning Creative Director of an advertising agency handling major name brands, but subsequently as the president of a privately-held creative services firm since the inception of Netscape 1.0 in '95. 

     Expertise / Topics
    - All aspects of major brand marketing
      - Creative strategy and production
      - Professional web, video and print design