Conference Speakers

Dennis Cantalupo

Chief Operating Officer

Dennis CantalupoDennis Cantalupo, Chief Operating Officer of, has been conducting in-depth analyses of high-risk companies and was especially instrumental in the continued development of’s products & services since his joining the company's analyst team in May of 2000.

Dennis began his career with Chase Manhattan Bank's Corporate Bond Underwriting group. In this position, he helped high-profile corporations raise needed capital through the issuance of debt instruments.

In his current role as Chief Operating Officer, Dennis manages the day-to-day operations of Creditntell, including the analyst department, product development, marketing, and web development.

Dennis is frequently invited to speak at numerous retail industry group meetings including: International Council of Shopping Centers, Toy Industry Association, National Consumer Products Credit Group, Athletic Credit Exchange, Golf Manufacturers Credit Group, Outdoor Products Manufacturers Group, and others.

Dennis received a BS in Finance from the University of South Florida and his MBA in Accounting from Colorado Technical University.

Back to top

Boyd Evert

Harvest Revenue Group

Boyd EvertBoyd Evert is the president of Bentonville, Arkansas-based Harvest Revenue Group, a deduction management firm that helps suppliers to national retailers manage and solve pricing, defective, shortage, post audit, on-time shipping and other types of claims with their customers.

Boyd’s career auditing in the retail space spans more than two decades, first working for the third-party audit firms on behalf of clients such as Walmart, Target and The Home Depot before founding Harvest Revenue Group in 2010. As an advocate for suppliers, Harvest has identified more than $350 million in savings for its clients over the past six years.

Boyd received his bachelor’s degree in theology from the University of Northwestern, in St. Paul, Minnesota, and holds three related master’s degrees from the University of Toronto, the University of Dallas and Dallas Theological Seminary.

Boyd’s expertise on retail supplier issues is frequently sought out for industry seminars, Fortune 500 training sessions and by local and national media, including being quoted in The Wall Street Journal regarding Walmart’s recent changes to its supplier terms.

Back to top

Joanne Messeri

Vice President of Business Development
Riemer Reporting Service

Joanne MesseriJoanne Messeri is Vice President of Business Development at Riemer Reporting Service. She is responsible for developing new business and strategic partnerships while continuing her current credit association assignments.

Ms. Messeri joined Riemer Reporting Service in 1998 as an Association Coordinator, acting as the primary liaison for all company assigned clients. Her previous positions include credit responsibilities with CPC International/Best Foods and Nestle, and hospitality experience with Marriott Corporation.


Back to top