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GREGORY K. CINNAMON is a partner in the law firm of Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP, where he focuses his practice on domestic and cross border mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, joint ventures, investments, commercial transactions, fintech and business operations. Mr. Cinnamon was recognized in The Best Lawyers in America in 2017 and the eight years preceding for mergers and acquisitions and corporate law. He earned his B.S. degree from the University of Kentucky and his J.D. degree, cum laude, from the University of Louisville. Mr. Cinnamon is a member of the American Bar Association, the State Bar of Georgia (International Law Section, chairperson) and International Bar Association.
THOMAS LAWTON Chief Marketing Officer, BTA Advisory Group is a wealth coach with proven expertise in asset management, advanced estate planning and business succession planning. Adept at building strategic relationships with business owners and their advisors, he creates value through significant and sustained contributions in revenue growth and margin improvement. Mr. Lawton is a successful speaker, trainer and television host and is effective in human relations, communication, negotiation and organizational skills. He attended Marist College, Miami Law School Heckering Institute on Estate Planning, CLU and LUTC Course work.
BERNA L. RHODES-FORD is managing shareholder of Rhodes-Ford & Associates, P.C., where her practice areas include the representation of business organization from formation to sale, including advice on day to day legal issues, corporate structuring, and mergers and acquisitions, with an emphasis on healthcare providers. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Rhodes-Ford worked as a senior corporate counsel for one of the nation's largest occupational healthcare companies where she was directly responsible for all employment law matters affecting the company. As an attorney with both private law firm and in-house experience, she is uniquely qualified to represent healthcare providers and corporate clients. Ms. Rhodes-Ford has served as a law clerk to the Honorable Johnnie B. Rawlinson of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. She has also served as legislative assistant to the Honorable Eddie Bernice Johnson, U.S. House of Representatives, 30th District. Ms. Rhodes-Ford has lectured and written on her areas of practice. Her memberships include the National Association of Women Business Owners, Southern Nevada Chapter (immediate past president); American Bar Association (member, Health Law Section, Business Law Section); American Health Lawyers Association; and Healthcare Financial Management Association. Ms. Rhodes-Ford earned her B.B.A. degree from Southern Methodist University, her B.A. degree from Southern Methodist University, and her J.D. degree from the University of Texas School of Law.
SANDY SWARTZBERG is a partner in the Milwaukee law firm of Treblaw, LLC, where he practices in the areas of business aspects, business law and estate planning with an emphases on mergers and acquisitions, succession planning, and technology law. Mr. Swartzberg was the former chairman of the firm's business transactions section. He serves on numerous advisory boards for various businesses. Mr. Swartzberg is a frequent speaker on topics related to closely held businesses and is director of the Wisconsin Business Consortium. He is the director and founder of the business growth advisors, and a former court commissioner. Mr. Swartzberg earned his B.S. degree, with honors, from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and J.D. degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School. He is a member of the Milwaukee County Bar Association, the State Bar of Wisconsin (member, Family Law and Corporate Law sections), the Wisconsin Exit Planning Advisors, the Society of Family Lawyers, and the American Association for Justice.