John Blackwell, Community Development Associate
Smart Utility Summit

John joined the Smart Utility Summit in 2023. He received a BS in integrated business from the University of Central Florida with a concentration in SMB consulting. John has over five years of experience providing strategic supply chain and marketing solutions to businesses and municipalities alike.

Originally from Miami, Florida, in his spare time John likes to work on cars, play guitar, and take nature walks with his family.

CONTACT: or +1 234-222-5957

Brigette Gleason, Attendee Services Coordinator
Smart Utility and Smart Water Summits

Prior to Endeavor, Brigette was the Strategic Marketing Manager for AGORA Summits. She received her BS in Communication with a focus in Public Relations and a Minor in Environmental Studies from Kennesaw State University, Georgia. Brigette has five-plus years of experience in community development, marketing, data management and graphic design experience. She joined the Smart Water and Smart Utility Summits in 2017. 

Brigette lives in Alpharetta, Georgia with her dogs and family. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, traveling, spending time with her loved ones, and reading.

CONTACT: or +1 678-258-9431

Mark Johnson, Vice President
Endeavor Business Media Energy Group

CONTACT: or +1 720-371-1799

Denne Johnson, Event Sales Manager
Smart Utility Summit and T&D World

CONTACT: or +1 517-201-5031

Gina Weber, Managing Director, Events and Membership
Utility Analytics Institute, T&D World, Smart Utility Summit


CONTACT: or +1 646-844-5411