COLUMBUS, Ohio – CENTS Marketplace (The Central Environmental Nursery and 
Landscape Trade Show) has secured the talent of international speaker, author and leader D.J. Eagle Bear” Vanas.

Recognized for his work with entities like IBM, Walt Disney, NASA, the Secret Service and the American Cancer Society, this decorated U.S. Air Force officer and member of the Odawa tribe brings a unique message about taking on professional and personal challenges in the spirit of a warrior. 

Vanas is an entrepreneur like many members of CENTS nation, dedicated to “building the warriors of tomorrow.” The green industry is full of these modern-day tribes, according to Eldridge-organizations, companies, clients and customers who can benefit from exposure to the warrior approach to workplace challenges and opportunities.