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Virtual Summit

2023 Compass: Chart Your Course

User Conference
John Davis |  Lisa Wise |  Kevin Hodges |  Rick Rutherford |  Casey Jones |  Braden Davis |  Clint McBride |  Rachel High |  Jax James |  Lisa Deane
4 hours with breaks



CE21 invites you to our 2023 Compass: Chart Your Course event on October 25th, 2023. This User Conference is a content-rich virtual event hosting programs on our LMS, AMS, Event Services, and advanced user solutions.

Some of the topics our team will cover are:

  • Highlights and Newly Released Features
  • Sharing Marketplace Overview and Updates
  • White Glove Course Creation
  • Website Maintenance
  • API Integration
  • In-depth AMAs on all things LMS, AMS, and Event Services

Stay tuned for full agenda details.


John Davis's Profile

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President & CEO


As the chief cook and bottle washer at CE21, John divides his time fairly evenly between tidying up the CE21 kitchen and working with clients and development staff to keep CE21 on the cutting edge of technology.

When time permits, you can find John at the local Home Depot buying who knows what for one project or another or darkening the doorway of one of Austin’s superb aquarium shops.

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Lisa Wise's Profile

Lisa Wise Related seminars and products

VP of Product


Having been at CE21 since pretty much the beginning, Lisa does a bit of this and a bit of that around here. Her main focus now is to oversee the development efforts to ensure everyone gets fun new features as well as bugs fixed quickly. She loves solving everyday problems, knitting, and karaoke. 

Further questions can be directed to the boisterous woman running the next happy hour. 

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Kevin Hodges's Profile

Kevin Hodges Related seminars and products

Chief Information Officer


Kevin oversees the building, maintaining, and securing of CE21’s robust and scalable online seminar registration and delivery system. He has a BS in Construction Management from Arizona State University and enjoys home improvement and DIY projects, as well as spending time at the beach in Port Aransas.

Rick Rutherford's Profile

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VP of Industry Outreach


Rick Rutherford is a recognized author, speaker, association industry executive, with expertise in forging, developing and managing long term relationships with associations. A collaborative communicator, he loves to help organizations drive engagement by leveraging proven successes in education program development, idea exchanges and networking opportunities that enhance professionalism and promote high standards.

A co-founder of an association technology company, Rick has dedicated more than 30 years of his life serving the association industry in a variety of roles.

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Casey Jones's Profile

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VP of Sales and Analytics


Casey Jones, MBA, joined CE21 in 2017 bringing with him more than 20 years in sales, including 15 years working closely with association executives to deliver new technology services to their organizations and members.

Following a successful career within the start-up space, Casey has leveraged his experiences into helping grow CE21 into a recognized leader in the online education industry.Casey’s firmly rooted in the belief that by treating customers as partners, we are all invested in each other’s success. “At CE21, our primary message to our customers is, your success defines our success.”

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Braden Davis's Profile

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Lighthouse Product & Implementation Manager

Lighthouse AMS

Braden Davis is the Lighthouse AMS Product & Implementation Manager with CE21. Braden has than 15 years of experience working in Association Management Software systems. He works with clients to build out enhancements and help shape the direction of Lighthouse. Braden also implements and onboards new association customers to CE21 Lighthouse, including data integration, customer training and support.

Braden is a hardcore San Francisco Giants fan and when not watching, coaching, playing baseball he can be found headbanging at heavy metal concerts or waiting for his '78 Bronco to get out of the shop.

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Clint McBride's Profile

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Manager of Client Services


Clint heads our Client Services team, and works with clients to ensure the CE21 platform meets their needs, whether it’s a CE21 Virtual Summit or getting your catalog off the ground in the beginning. He’s a nerd for puzzles, so discovering the in’s and out’s of each conference or industry is always a fun challenge, and he enjoys watching pro wrasslin’, usually with his two weiner dogs Sharon and Charlie. 

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Rachel High's Profile

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Event & Content Manager

Regatta Event Services

Rachel High has been working with the wonderful team at CE21 since October 2019. She coordinates the CE21 Virtual Conferences and works with clients to produce successful live programs, making sure the in's and out's of the event meets their needs. She's also in touch with clients prior to their Virtual Conference to familiarize them with and manages both prerecorded and live presentations for those conferences.

In her free time, Rachel can be found thrifting, reading, or enjoying Austin's outdoor dining offerings with friends and her pup, Stevie Licks.

Jax James's Profile

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Client Success and Engagement Manager


Jax's role is to convey the exceptional qualities of our products to current and prospective customers. Her role extends to client relationship management, where she excels at cultivating satisfaction, loyalty, and business growth. Jax also leads internal and external marketing efforts, trade show coordination, and dynamic social media engagement. She is an art enthusiast who finds joy in exploring the scenic beauty of Texas on invigorating hikes and cherishes moments with her cherished child and loyal canine companion.

Lisa Deane Related seminars and products


After many decades of experience in professional development delivery and as an association executive, Lisa briefly retired before joining the CE21 team, having known and been a long-time fan of John Davis and the brainiacs that developed CE21. Lisa is focusing on connecting prospective clients with CE21 and working with current clients to maximize the utilization of the innovative and valuable CE21 bells and whistles, including the Sharing Marketplace.