(Sun is Life Instructor)
A 30-year industry veteran, Joe is the Senior Writer at IST magazine and the lead instructor for IST's Sun is Life certification course. He has taught certified salon operator training for the past 20 years, as well as advocating indoor tanning in many capacities. Joe is a sought-after speaker and presenter at both national & regional trade events, also interacts with the FDA, state & local regulatory agencies on indoor tanning related issues. Married with 3 sons, he resides in metro Atlanta with his wife, Beth.
(Norvell University Instructor, Vice President of Norvell Sales)
Brandon has claimed his place among the leaders in the sunless tanning industry with his over 25 years’ experience.
Currently, Brandon is VP of Sales for Sunless, Inc’s Norvell Division and leader of Norvell University, the renowned leader in sunless education and training.
His diverse industry experience as a sales representative and manager for a salon distribution company, equipment manufacturer representative, and owner of multiple salons, Brandon speaks from a place of firsthand knowledge.
Brandon takes his experience’s to heart and shares them in an effort to educate and enlighten new and old industry
(Global Sales Trainer for Sun Evolutions)
David proudly considers himself nothing more than a tanning lotion sales professional. He has flashed his Sun E global sales trainer badge at salons across the world, hopping right behind hundreds of sales counters and closing sales to every type of customer that exists. A true beauty product fanatic with over 13 years of sales training experience, David gauges his success as a trainer not by a captive audience at a seminar but solely on how effective he is at selling to real tanners in real time.
(New Sunshine – Regional Sales Manager)
Jason Brooks is the National Sales Manager for New Sunshine Brands. He has spent the past 10+ years in the tanning industry after graduating from Indiana University. Jason started his career in the industry as a Tanning Salon Consultant selling New Sunshine Brands, eventually moving up to a Corporate Trainer for a national chain. Most recently he held the position of Regional Sales Manager for New Sunshine Brands. Jason’s combined experience helps him provide unique insight to today’s salon employees and owners. Jason was also named the 2018 Industry Choice Award - Person of the Year in IST Magazine.
(Eyepro – President)
Brenda became the president of Eye Pro in 1991 and has traveled all over the world exhibiting at trade shows and training salons on the importance of eye protection, along with promoting Ultra Gold WINK-EASE, Lash Room WINK-EASE and WINK-EASE DARK disposable eye protection.
Brenda and Eye Pro support several exotic animal rescue and conservation programs throughout the world. In addition to their endangered animal advocacy, Brenda, and her husband, Steve, enjoy kayaking, biking, and hiking, as well as photography.
Riley Cote is a former professional ice hockey left winger who played four National Hockey League (NHL) seasons with the Philadelphia Flyers and was mainly known as an enforcer. Upon retiring from the Philadelphia Flyers Riley founded the Hemp Heals Foundation, a 501c3 non-profit organization that promotes cannabis/hemp as a viable renewable resource, that can help increase the quality lives of all people. Cote is a co-founder of Athletes For Care, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to creating a community where athletes can find support, opportunity, and purpose in life after a career in sports. Cote is currently launching a product line – BodyChek Wellness, a line of hemp-based personal care products whose mission is to optimize everyday performance and challenge individuals to rethink the healing process. The line reinforces Cote’s passion to help individuals discover safe nontoxic methods for pain management and self-healing.
Herremans had 124 career starts over the course of 10 seasons, which ranks him sixth all-time among Eagles' offensive lineman. He is the only offensive lineman in franchise history to register two touchdown receptions (one-yard pass from QB Donovan McNabb in 2008 and a two-yard pass from Michael Vick in 2010).
In 2012, Herremans founded The Herremans Foundation, a not-for-profit organization that provides resources and help for various charitable organizations, to effect positive change in local, national and global communities.
Since retiring from the NFL, Herremans helped co-found Athletes For CARE, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to creating a community where all athletes can find support, opportunity, and purpose in life following a career in sports. Herremans is an advocate for medicinal cannabis as one of many wellness alternatives to traditional forms of pain management such as opioids, to treat chronic pain and sports-related injuries