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Headshot of Sandra Mitterling SchilderSandra Mitterling Schilder primarily practices in insurance defense and general commercial litigation. She has worked on hundreds of construction litigation cases, including commercial, residential and multi-party disputes. The bulk of her practice is focused on defending design professionals such as architects and engineers of all disciplines (i.e. mechanical, geotechnical, structural and civil) in construction cases. In addition to representing the interests of these professions, Sandy also handles complaints before state licensing boards for architects and engineers as well as other licensed professionals. She provides litigation defense for corporate clients in other matters including employment, minor personal injuries and contract disputes. In her employment practice, she works with corporate and nonprofit clients to ensure understanding of and compliance with state and federal regulations, and she is involved in establishing good company policies and preparation of employee handbooks which help avoid misunderstandings and litigation. Sandy also works with clients defending EEOC, DOL and legal action related to employment. Sandy is experienced as both a plaintiff and defense attorney.

Headshot of Tonya McCoyTonya McCoy is a leading authority in both the Aging in Place and real estate industries. For over two decades, Tonya has been lending her expertise in strategic planning, real estate and residential design/construction, budget and forecasting, contract negotiations, and legal compliance. She is a strategic-minded professional with 20+ years of experience in successfully addressing the needs of consumers who require home modifications including those who wish to "age in place." Tonya supports a majority of Americans who want to continue living in a familiar environment throughout their maturing years. With her knowledge in real estate and residential design/construction, she assists in making home modifications for her clients so that they may live in their homes safely, independently, and comfortably - regardless of their age or ability. Tonya provides strategic leadership as the President and CEO of Accessibility Design Solutions, LLC (ADS). ADS is a company that specializes in senior-friendly home assessments and commercial audits for people who desire to age in their community. Tonya completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Mount Olive College. She is a licensed Real Estate Broker and General Contractor. Tonya passed the rigorous National General Contractors Exam which gives her the ability to work as a General Contractor in 11 states and the Virgin Islands. Tonya earned her Executive Certificate for Home Modifications from the prestigious University of Southern California and is a Certified Aging in Place Specialist.

Diane Sprague is the director of the Lifetime Home Project, which is located in Minneapolis, MN. It promotes accessible/universal home design and remodeling, innovative boomer living arrangements, and home/mobile telehealth through community outreach, professional training and policy advocacy. Since 2006, she has been an instructor for the online home accessibility remodeling professional certificate series offered by the University of Southern California/Andrus Gerontology Center.From 1980-2006, Diane was on the staff of the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency.For approximately 14 years, she designed and administered a statewide home accessibility remodeling program; designed and demonstrated homeownership, rental assistance and other disability-related initiatives; and provided internal and external technical assistance on a range of seniors’/ disability policy issues and initiatives. For approximately 12 years, she then performed internal/external policy work on a range of disability- and senior-related issues connected with community living and long-term care reform. In the 1970s, she was a planner on the staff of the Minnesota Developmental Disabilities Planning Office/Governor's Planning Council on Developmental Disabilities and the Regional Planning Commission (metropolitan Cleveland, OH). She is a graduate of Miami University (OH) and the Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs/University of Minnesota.

Jared Bailey joined BB&T in 2009 and has a combined 15 years of financial services experience. While at BB&T Jared has had experience as both a Market Leader and Business Services Officer. He is a graduate of Miami University in Oxford Ohio and also graduated from The BB&T Banking School at Wake Forest University in 2013. In addition, he has been an active member of the community serving on several boards of directors and non-profit organizations in both North Carolina and West Virginia.

Headshot of Walton W. CurlWalton W. Curl is a Professor Emeritus of Orthopaedic Surgery at Wake Forest University Health Sciences. A resident of Biltmore Lake, NC, Dr. Curl is currently serving as a physician with Asheville Orthopaedic Associates. Curl’s academic appointments have included serving as a professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC; a faculty member at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta; a surgeon in Sports Medicine at Hughston Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, Columbus, GA; at Fitzsimmons Army Medical Center, Denver, CO; and at Keller Army Hospital at the US Military Academy, West Point. NY. In addition to his distinguished career as an Orthopedic Surgeon with a specialization in Sports Medicine, Curl has served his country through the U.S. Army as a platoon leader in VietNam, as a member of the Medical Corps for 14 years, and in the Army Reserves from 1987-1996.

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