Meet our 2012 Seminar Speakers

Linda BumpLinda Bump MPH, RD LNHA

Culture Change Consultant for Action Pac, Inc. 

What’s Your Dining Pleasure! The Deep Seated Issue Of Choice
Linda Bump is a registered dietitian and licensed nursing home administrator with a particular passion for resident directed dining. She has facilitated the culture change journey of numerous nursing facilities around the country as a consultant with Action Pact, Inc. She continues to actively practice as a registered dietitian in acute and long term care, inpatient and outpatient with a focus on chronic disease and nutrition in the life cycle.

Mary Ellen ConwayMary Ellen Conway, RN BSN

President, Capital Healthcare Group, LLC

Reducing Hospital Re-admissions Through Nutritional Interventions
Mary Ellen Conway has over 27 years in management throughout the health care continuum from acute to alternate site care with special expertise in operations for manufacturers and providers. Her expertise includes regulatory compliance and accreditation processes, design of quality improvement programs, outcome measures, sales and marketing and business start up. She is a nationally recognized health care speaker and author.


Greg KyrouacGreg Kyrouac, MS Ed

Director Of Education & Outreach Programs, SIU School of Medicine

Dementia Beyond Drugs: Non-Pharmacological Behavioral Interventions
Greg Kyrouac has presented on a variety of topics related to aging and dementia at conferences and workshops. In addition he speaks to Alzheimer’s Association caregiver support groups, professional organizations and the general public. He has developed regional Dementia Caregiver Networks for Central Illinois. Greg has published widely in professional journals. He is a member of Sigma Phi Omega, National Academic Honor and Professional Society in Gerontology.


Dian Anderson

President, Anderson Coaching & Training
Don’t Give Away Your Power!
Dian is a highly rated and sought-after speaker because of the relevancy of her material, the humor she puts into every presentation, and the practical, experiential, interactive exercises that she uses so that the training “sticks”. With real-world examples, statistics and strategies, Dian is known for making complex topics easy to understand. Don’t miss an opportunity to unlock the power of training and what it can do for your facility.

Gregg Brandush, JD MS BSN

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services State Leader for Illinois
Are You Ready for the New Quality Indicator Survey?
Gregg Brandush is a Registered Nurse with extensive clinical experience and is now serving as a Federal Nurse Consultant. He has wide-ranging experience with recertification surveys, program monitoring, Federal Oversite Support Surveys and Quality Initiative Surveys. He acts as team leader and is a trainer of new surveyors, for CMS , FOSS and the Quality Indicator Survey.