Meet the Speakers

2020 Keynote Speakers

Kick-Off Membership Meeting: Monday, July 13, 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

The What IF? Keynote Experience

Mike Rayburn, Award-Winning Speaker, Entertainer, and Guitar Virtuoso
Known as the World’s Funniest Guitar Virtuoso, Mike Rayburn is an award- winning motivational speaker with a truly unique presentation. Blending masterful musicianship with clean comedy, he inspires audiences to access their unrealized potential and challenges them to leap beyond their perceived limitations.


Membership Meeting & Election of Officers: Tuesday, July 14, 8:30 to 10:00 a.m.

Coffee Talk with Mark Parkinson and Scott Tittle

Governor Mark Parkinson, President and CEO, AHCA/NCAL
The Honorable Mark Parkinson is the president and chief executive officer of the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living,
which represents more than 12,000 for- and not- for-profit nursing homes, assisted living residences, and centers for the care of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Before leading AHCA/NCAL, the native Kansan was a successful businessman, state legislator, and most recently served as
the 45th Governor of the State of Kansas. A graduate of Wichita State University, Parkinson finished first in his class from the University of Kansas School
of Law in 1984 before forming his own private practice law firm in 1986. In 1996, Parkinson focused on a new passion—helping to enhance seniors’ quality
of life by providing first-class, elder care centers. An owner and operator for more than 10 years, Parkinson helped to develop 10 centers in Kansas and
Missouri. His experience as founder and CEO of centers offering skilled nursing care, assisted living, and dementia-related care has given Parkinson
a perspective that spans the continuum of care.

Scott Tittle, Executive Director, NCAL
Tittle joined NCAL from the Indiana Health Care Association and the Indiana Center for Assisted Living—a state affiliate of AHCA/NCAL—where he served
as president from 2010-15. An attorney by background, Scott is a former member of the Indianapolis law firm of Krieg DeVault, where he practiced in the
firm’s health care, governmental affairs, and business practices groups. Prior to that role, Tittle served as Health Policy Director to Indiana Governor Mitch
Daniels where he was responsible for executing health care initiatives through the legislative process as well as the state’s health-related agencies. Tittle
also dealt with policies pertaining to the care of the elderly, including assisted living and other long-term care services. Scott received his law degree from
Indiana University, Bloomington and his undergraduate degrees from Vanderbilt University.

Mega Session – Wednesday, July 15, 8:30 to 10:00 a.m.

AHCA Update

Mary Mayhew, Secretary, AHCA
Mayhew currently serves as the Secretary for the Agency for Health Care Administration in Florida and was appointed by Governor Ron DeSantis in January 2019. Most recently, Mayhew served as the deputy administrator and director of Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Previously Mayhew was appointed by Governor Paul R. LePage in 2011 to be the Commissioner of the Department of Health and Human Services, Mayhew served more than six years at the helm of Maine’s largest state agency. She managed many of the state’s most vital programs. public health. As commissioner, Mayhew implemented innovative reforms in Maine’s Medicaid program, focused on improved care coordination and data-informed health care decision-making.


Circle of Excellence Luncheon & Installation of Officers: Wednesday, July 15, 12:00 to 2:00 p.m.

Embrace the Shake: Transforming Limitations into Opportunities

Phil Hansen, Internationally Recognized Multimedia Artist, Author & Innovator
Referred to by his fans as "the Artist for the People,” Phil Hansen is an internationally recognized multimedia artist, author, and innovator who inspires audiences to transform limitations into opportunities by “embracing the shake.” For the tens of millions who have seen Phil's art, it's hard to imagine that his artistic journey nearly came to an end when a tremor developed in his drawing hand. His message of self-reinvention and transforming limitation into opportunity, as well as his ability to energize the creative spirit and draw parallels between art and the business setting, empowers audiences to rise above any challenge and succeed no matter what comes their way.