Keynote Speakers

Mark Sanders, MSW, LCSW, CADC

Mark Sanders, MSW, LCSW, CADC, is a lecturer at the University of Chicago, School of Social Service Administration. He is an international speaker, trainer, and consultant in the behavioral health field whose work has reached thousands throughout the United States, Europe, Canada,  Caribbean and British Islands.
Mark is the author of five books, which focus on behavioral health. Recent writings include Slipping through the Cracks: Intervention Strategies for Clients Multiple Addictions and Disorders, Recovery Management: and Relationship Detox: Helping Clients Develop Healthy Relationships in Recovery. He has had two stories published in the New York Times best-selling books series, Chicken Soup for the Soul. Mark has been a certified addictions counselor for 34 years. He has received numerous awards including a Life Time Achievement Award from the Illinois Addiction Counselor Certification Board and the Barbara Bacon Award for outstanding contributions to the Social Work profession as a Loyola University of Chicago Alumni.    

Jennifer Musselman, MA, LMFT

Jennifer Musselman, MA, LMFT, works in San Francisco and Los Angeles, California with CEOs, entrepreneurs and start-ups as an Executive Strategist to create healthy and effective workplaces. She discovered her own purpose after pivoting careers mid-life, leaving an entertainment business executive position for a career helping people live their best lives. She has launched and advised for multiple drug and alcohol treatment facilities in southern California and has been a featured speaker at drug and alcohol and wellness conferences on topics ranging from families in addiction treatment, gender-responsive treatment and state of addiction panels with celebrity/recovery advocates, acclaimed interventionists and politicians. Musselman’s substance abuse work has been featured in Addiction Recovery Bulletin, The Fix, Addiction Professionals Magazine, The Huffington Post, and more.