We Are One Recovery is Excited to Announce Casey Scott as a Speaker and Emcee for the Expo.
Brian Besser, DEA Agent in Charge
Brian Besser currently serves as the DEA District Agent in Charge for the State of Utah. Agent Besser is responsible for overseeing all of DEA’s operational and administrative efforts throughout the state’s twenty-nine counties; he also serves as the Commander of the Metro Narcotics Task Force – a multi-agency partnership comprised of over fifteen local, state, and federal law enforcement organizations.
During his 28 year career, Agent Besser has served in both federal and local law enforcement positions with assignments in Greenville, South Carolina; Syracuse, New York; Rockford, Illinois; Washington D.C., and Salt Lake City, Utah.
As a field agent Mr. Besser functioned as a subject matter expert for clandestine laboratory operations and threat assessment. While assigned to DEA Headquarters, Agent Besser managed DEA’s global program responsible for developing, implementing, and maintaining functional emergency preparedness and Continuity of Operations.
Agent Besser holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Bob Jones University and is completing his Master of Divinity with Maranatha Seminary. He is the father of triplet daughters who he refuses to let grow-up
Randall Carlisle had an illustrious 54 year career in broadcasting. He worked as an anchor/reporter in Colorado Springs, Dayton, Minneapolis, Dallas and Salt Lake City, most recently for more than 20 years at ABC4. He won three Emmys, appeared on Good Morning America, has interviewed luminaries like Peter Jennings, President Jimmy Carter, Alice Cooper, was at Kent State during the national guard shootings and covered numerous national political conventions. He retired from television last year and is now working as a media and community relations specialist at Odyssey House of Utah, the largest and one of the oldest treatment centers in the state.
Throughout his career Randall had a dirty little secret he tried to hide from everyone. He was a functional alcoholic. The disease ran in his family and he started drinking at 14. He was always sober at work, but his self medicating began daily after work and on weekends.
9 years ago, when he began blacking out every time he drank, he decided enough wasenough. He went to detox and went through the Intensive Outpatient Program at UNI called “Recovery Works.” Being a slow learner he had to go through that program twice.
Randall is now nearly 7 years sober and attends AA meetings regularly.
Alema Harrington has been working in front of the camera for over two decades. He is currently the host of “Jazz Game Night”, the Pre, Half and Post Game shows for the emmy award winning television broadcasts of the Utah Jazz Basketball team on the Root Sports Network.
Harrington is a broadcaster by profession but has a passion for Addiction recovery. A recovering addict himself, Harrington earned his Substance Use Disorder Counselor (SUDC) degree from Utah Valley University and currently works at Renaissance Ranch Treatment Centers as a counselor and media relations liason. Harrington is also a board member of USARA and is active with various Addiction Recover Awareness efforts.
James Hadlock is a former drug-addicted entrepreneur and multi-millionaire turned purpose-driven family man, trainer, and coach who speaks nationally on the transformative power of meaningful connection and how it impacts business, family, and personal success.
He is the founder of BluNovus, a human development company…and with over 25 years of leadership, consulting, and entrepreneurial experience and more than 10 years drug and alcohol free, James’ views on connection and success are thought provoking. A diverse influencer, he has worked with professional athletes, business executives, families, therapists, and the addiction recovery industry. He is known for his hands-on style, where his blend of stories, humor, and research help audiences reach new levels of understanding.
Prior to his speaking and training career, he took over and led a two-year turnaround of a bankrupt company, taking it from $2MM to $18MM in sales and earning a spot as a “top 25 fastest growing UT company”. James and his wife Alicia enjoy a keto lifestyle, are avid Dodger fans, and live with 6 of their 9 children in the mountains neighboring Park City, UT
WE ARE ONE RECOVERY EXPO
A ONE DAY EVENT
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!
VENDOR BOOTHS available 10 am - 6 pm
Doors open at 9:00am.
Check in, grab your complimentary Recovery Directory, check out vendor booths, purchase tickets for the opportunity drawing
and grab a great seat for the Conference.
Our Educational & Inspirational Conference will run throughout the day with well-known speakers in the recovery space.
This expo is intended for those who are affected, in any way, by addiction and mental illness!
This includes those who are still suffering, their family and friends,
and those who are already on their recovery journey.
There is no “one way” to do recovery, it is a path that is very personal and unique for everyone. We are here to connect you with leading industry professionals, expose you to the multitude of pathways that will lead you down the road to recovery and provide you with useful tools and resources to assist in the healing process.
We believe that celebrating success in recovery as well as, living a recovery lifestyle is an important part of making your recovery stick. That is why we are excited to help you link up with some vendors in the recovery lifestyle.
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