2022 Conference Speakers

Tuesday, September 20th

Headshot of Jason Swain in a suit coat and patterned light button up shirt, wearing dark rimmed glasses. Pacific Northwest employment forum www.pnwef.org. keynote. Carrie Davis Vice President of Patient Experience Hanger Clinic. Tuesday September 20th 8:30am pst. APSE Logo

Carrie Davis is a nationally-recognized leader in patient experience, disability advocacy and organizational transformation through empathy and servant leadership. As the Vice President of Patient Experience at Hanger Clinic, the nation’s largest prosthetics and orthotics provider, she designs, implements, and manages programs to help bring about positive outcomes for patients, families, and employees. 

Born without her left arm, Carrie has worn a prosthesis since she was 9 months old and learned how to thrive in the face of challenge.  She believes whole-heartedly in the power of human connection and service and strives to create the best life for herself, her family, and for the people and patients she serves.

Headshot of Jason Swain in a suit coat and patterned light button up shirt, wearing dark rimmed glasses. Pacific Northwest employment forum www.pnwef.org. keynote announcement. Jason Swain President of Symbio. Wednesday September 21st 8:30am pst. APSE Logo

Jason Swain is the founder and President of Symbio. Symbio’s mission is Putting Human Nature to Work. We help leaders create organizational environments where peoples’ natural inclination and ability to trust, communicate, and collaborate flourish. Symbio (formerly Jason Swain & Associates) is proud to have received the 2016 Agora Award for small business in Spokane and Coeur d’Alene.  

Jason brings over two decades of organization development, training and coaching expertise to his clients. His unique focus encompasses an expertise and understanding of how people naturally perform and relate. Jason has also taught in the MBA program at Gonzaga University.

Symbio’s clients include some of the most influential organizations in the Inland Northwest such as Avista, Clearwater Paper, Davenport Hotel Collection, Hoopfest, Inland Imaging, Northern Quest Resort & Casino, Numerica Credit Union, Providence Health Systems, University of Washington, Washington Trust Bank and many others.