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Charlie Turano is the Executive Director of Heritage Werks, a heritage agency for sports, brands, and entertainment. Heritage Werks specializes in creating archival programs and curating content to promote interactive experiences, new stadiums, corporate anniversaries, social campaigns, and more. Charlie is also the CEO of Crowbar Cartel and a Partner at Lombardo Custom Apparel and Jimmy John’s. Before this, he was the Co-founder of Genesco Sports Enterprises, which he built into one of the most influential corporate representation firms in the US.
Tom Blue is the Director of Industry Strategy & Partnerships at The Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM), the global leader in the clinical practice, education, and research of functional medicine. As a serial healthcare entrepreneur, Tom is also the Co-founder of VirtualPractices, the Founding Partner of OvationLab, the Co-founder of DestinyWell, and the Managing Partner of Accelerated Growth Partners. He is a pioneer in direct primary care and concierge medicine and has spent the last 20 years researching new approaches to accelerate the application of precision health in day-to-day personal health management.
Michael Tilton is the General Manager of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona, a not-for-profit company that offers health and dental insurance plans for individuals, families, and businesses. With over 29 years of experience in the health industry, Michael specializes in developing cutting-edge business solutions that deliver profitability, growth, and cost efficiencies to organizations. Outside of his work at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona, he is an Executive Board Member for the Greater Phoenix Chamber and the American Heart Association.