Jason deFreitas, Vice President of Recruiting Solutions, Greene Resources
Jason deFreitas is Vice President of Recruiting Solutions supporting the recruiting strategy and leadership for each of the recruiting divisions at Greene Resources. Jason entered the industry over seven years ago quickly setting contract and direct placement records. He was recognized after his first year by the North Carolina Association of Staffing Professionals as Recruiter of the Year. Jason has experience overseeing large recruiting deliveries at Greene Resources for multiple clients. Jason is a leader in implementing innovative recruiting strategies that include video technology and social media. Prior to entering the staffing industry Jason was a teacher in low income schools in Maryland and North Carolina. He earned a First Year Teacher of the Year nomination and Maryland Math Teacher of the Year recognition.
Jason is an active volunteer with Tammy Lynn Center and serves as a Board of Advisor for North Carolina Technology Association and Board of Advisor for the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce. Jason earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Elon University and is a Certified Personal Consultant and Certified Temporary Staffing Specialist.
David Hayden, Attorney, Smith Anderson Law Firm
David Hayden provides government contracting, corporate and employment law advice on a broad range of federal contracting corporate issues for a variety of defense contractors. He regularly advises companies and directors and officers on corporate governance matters and other general corporate and business matters. He also uses unique corporate and white collar investigation skills as a former federal prosecutor, including federal procurement fraud investigations in government contracting.
Joanna Rogerson, Founder and CEO, GEMA Touch
GEMA is working to become the established thought leader in remote oncology patient support and monitoring. Our proprietary hardware and software infrastructure enables the control of a cloud-based, HIPAA compliant program that is personalized to each patient and triages real-time results for providers. The platform completely eliminates flat “reminder-based” monitoring and reduces reactive patient support burden from phone calls/email. As founder, my job is to establish relationships with strategic partners, developers and designers, engage initial customers and solicit early investment. Gema Touch is backed by Healthbox and partner BCBS TN. Winner of the 2013 Healthbox Innovation Award.