Al Lear, IBWA

Al Lear, IBWA

Meet the Speaker: Al Lear, IBWA 7 Al Lear is the Vice-President of Science and Research for the International Bottled Water Association located in Alexandria, VA. In his role as director Al serves as a staff liaison with the IBWA Technical Committee,...
Bob Hirst, Sonoran Drinking Water Advisors LLC

Bob Hirst, Sonoran Drinking Water Advisors LLC

Meet the Speaker: Bob Hirst, Sonoran Drinking Water Advisors LLC 7 Bob Hirst has almost 50 years of experience in water in a broad array of scenarios, including surface water, ground water, drinking water, and wastewater. He has worked for both regulatory...
Cory Martin, IBWA

Cory Martin, IBWA

Meet the Speaker: Cory Martin, IBWA 7 Cory is the Vice President of Government Relations at the International Bottled Water Association (IBWA), joining the industry in February 2017. At IBWA, Cory oversees all lobbying and political engagement activities for the...
Douglas Hidding, Blackhawk Molding Co., Inc.

Douglas Hidding, Blackhawk Molding Co., Inc.

Meet the Speaker: Douglas Hidding, Blackhawk Molding Co., Inc. 7 Douglas Hidding is the President of Blackhawk Molding Co., Inc., a company specializing in precision injection molding. Under Doug’s leadership, Blackhawk has made significant contributions to the...
Gary Hemphill, Beverage Marketing Corporation

Gary Hemphill, Beverage Marketing Corporation

Meet the Speaker: Gary Hemphill, Beverage Marketing Corporation 7 Gary A. Hemphill is Managing Director of Research at Beverage Marketing Corporation.  Mr. Hemphill has more than 25 years experience in the beverage industry.  In that role, he directs the...