Presenter Profiles

Deanne Childs
Deanne is a data centric, results-driven, acquisition specialist and marketing strategist with over 20 years of experience in technical, software and solution sales in the verticals of Financial, Energy & Utilities, Government, Entertainment, B2B, Franchises, Retail, Agencies and Publishing. Years of experience building new prospect opportunities, engaging with new prospects, project assessments, project quoting, negotiating contracts, working with clients and managing client expectations. Using experience, knowledge, data and superior technologies to drive effective multi-channel marketing communications with prospects, clients, consumers and communities. Energetic and positive relationship builder with an outstanding record in networking and closing complex agreements with leading companies. Motivational speaker and team player who enjoys coaching, training and guiding team members and clients to success.

Teri Clark
Teri is Redbrick’s Social and Digital Media Strategist. She offers social and digital media support, graphic design work and writing. Teri works on social media audits and strategic plans for a number of private and public sector clients. Teri researched and developed Redbrick’s 2016 Social Media Survey and its easy-to-read infographic. Teri holds a B.Sc. from Queen’s University and a certificate in corporate communications and public relations from Centennial College.

Eric Lyons, Ph.D.
Eric is an Associate Professor in the Department of Plant Agriculture at the University of Guelph where he specializes in nutrient management, stress physiology and plant competition in sports field, golf course and landscape turf. In addition, he oversees extensive testing of new emerging products for turfgrass managers and has authored or co-authored in excess of 50 scientific, extension and trade articles in the field of turfgrass science and management.

Jeff Pajot
Jeff is a health & safety consultant with the Public Services Health and Safety Association on the Municipal- Government team specializing in Parks and Recreation.. He has over 28 yrs. Experience in health and safety. He completed his Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology at the University of Waterloo, specializing in Ergonomics. Jeff is a Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) and Canadian Certified Ergonomist (CCPE)..