A Few Reminders for SRC Conference Goers!

Amanda Bare with 2019 Southern Region Conference presenting sponsor Roof Partners shares a few reminders for conference goers!

  • Registration

  • Check-In and Registration is located in the Savannah Room of the Hyatt Regency

  • All conference goers must pick up their badge! It is required to attend all the events you are registered for.

  • For eligible attendees, bring your drink tickets included with your name badge.

  • You must be 21 or older to attend the Friday Night reception.

  • Download the 2019 SRC App - https://guidebook.com/g/src19/

  • Bring a water bottle!

  • Bring your business cards!

  • The WiFi password is “ROOTERPLUS”
    This is ALL CAPS.

  • All receptions are walking distance from the hotel!

  • Alternative transportation can be arranged by attendees with Uber, Lyft, Cabs or Pedi-Cabs.

  • Dine around Savannah’s many great options for food, drinks and entertainment following the receptions.

  • Layer your clothes!

  • Wear comfortable shoes! The city is walkable.

We will see you in Savannah!

Download the 2019 BOMA SRC App!


For the ease and convenience of our Southern Region Conference attendees, the BOMA Georgia Foundation has published an app to help attendees easily navigate their conference experience. The app allows users to get general information they might need from the conference, as well as details on the schedule, maps, speakers and much more. Attendees will also have the opportunity to connect with each other and share photos from their conference experience. The app is available for both iOS and Android users.


John Petrino

John Petrino

Director, Business Development at Georgia Ports Authority

John started his career in international logistics with United States Lines in 1984. In 1988, he began an 18 year career with Maersk Line in numerous management positions throughout the US in sales, line management, and operations.

He joined the Georgia Ports Authority as General Manager of Trade Development in 2006, reporting to the Director of Trade Development, with responsibility for carrier and cargo sales and overseeing the US domestic and international sales staff.

In April 2010, he was named Director of Business Development, reporting to the Chief Commercial Officer, with responsibility for Marketing and Business Development along with Economic and Industrial Development.

A native of New Jersey, John graduated from Rutgers University. He currently resides in Richmond Hill, Georgia with his wife Karen and their four children.

Laura Lee Bocade

Laura Lee Bocade

Market Development and Green Team Leader
DIRTT Environmental Solutions – Savannah, Georgia

Laura Lee Bocade is a Market Development and Green Team Leader for DIRTT Environmental Solutions, a Calgary-based manufacturer of prefabricated, sustainable interior construction solutions, representing DIRTT in the Savannah and Coastal Georgia regions. Laura Lee’s mission is to develop and build local, state and regional community partnerships and to ‘spread DIRTT’ - central to DIRTT’s progressive approach to corporate social responsibility, sustainability, disruptive innovation and grass-roots philanthropy.

Mayor Eddie DeLoach - City of Savannah

Mayor Eddie DeLoach - City of Savannah

Mayor Eddie DeLoach is the 66th Mayor of the City of Savannah.

Prior to his election, DeLoach served as a Chatham County Commissioner serving the 7th District from 1992 to 2000. During his term, DeLoach was the author of the landmark Stevens-Day Bill, which gives tax relief to Georgia homeowners, and is a model for property tax relief across the country.

Beginning in 1984, Eddie and his brother, Jimmy DeLoach, grew Tidewater Landscape from a small landscape company to the current multi-state Tidewater Group, employing over 180 employees in nine states.

DeLoach is a graduate of Groves High School, and holds a degree in History and Political Science from Berry College.

DeLoach serves with the Rotary Club and Independent Presbyterian Church, and is involved with The Living Vine and Senior Citizens, Inc. He and his wife, Cynthia, have been married for 37 years. The couple has two children, Adam DeLoach and Tara Rocker, and four grandchildren.

Alicia Farrington, IIDA, LEED AP

Alicia Farrington, IIDA, LEED AP

Alicia Farrington is driven to deliver exceptional experiences within the built environment. In her role as Regional Team Leader and Business Development at DIRTT, Alicia draws upon her experience - specifically as a Project Manager - to help business owners, architects, designers and contractors overpower challenges and make a difference in the way they build.

Brock Ryan

Brock Ryan

Brock Ryan is a nationally recognized high-rise life safety consultant to prominent Fortune 500 and real estate companies including the AT&T Campus in Metro Atlanta and a large soft drink bottling company based in Atlanta.

He partnered with Paul Merritt to form Fortress Consulting to address the safety needs that the real estate and business community face today.