Check Availability
Check Availability


The following is a partial list of the organizations FireStar has been lucky enough to work with:


Alabama Rural Electric Association of Cooperatives

Alabama Society of CPAs

Alliance for Children & Families

American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC)

American Business Women’s Association (ABWA)

American Financial Services Association

American Heart Association

American Payroll Association

American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors

ARMA Triangle Chapter

Arkansas Association for School Business Officials (AASBO)

Associated General Contractors of Georgia

Association Executives of NC

Association for Home & Hospice Care

Association of Horticulture Professionals (OFA)

Association of Legal Administrators

Association of School Business Officials International

Atlantic Coast Exposition (Vending Industry)

Behavioral Health Services Association of SC

Building Industry Association of Central SC

Business Technology Association

CALLERLAB (International Association of Square Dance Callers)

Canadian Home Builders’ Association

Capital Associated Industries (CAI)

Carolinas AGC

Carolinas Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives

Carolinas Chapter of the American Fire Sprinkler Association

Carolinas Payroll Conference

Carolinas Ready Mixed Concrete Association

Chartered Professionals in Human Resources Manitoba (CPHR)

College and University Professional Association for HR (CUPA-HR)

Commonwealth Association for Financial Professionals

Community Associations Institute (CAI)

Construction Financial Management Association

Cooperative Credit Union Association (CCUA)

Council for the Advancement of Education (CASE)

CSC Network

Cumberland County Apartment Association

The Employers Association

Fayetteville Area Medical Managers Association

Fayetteville Area SHRM

Florida Association of City Clerks

Florida Association of School Business Officials (FASBO)

Florida Society of Ambulatory Surgical Centers

Fox Valley SHRM

Gaston County Personnel Association

Georgia Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives

Georgia Construction Aggregate Association

Georgia Electric Membership Corporation

Georgia Food Industry Association

Georgia Ready Mixed Concrete Association

Georgia Society of CPAs

Grand Strand Hospitality Sales Association

Guilford Medical & Dental Managers Association

Home Builders Association of Fayetteville

Home Care Alliance of Virginia

Hospitality Financial & Technology Professionals (HFTP)

Human Resources Professional Association (HRPA Canada)

Indiana Municipal Management Association

In-Plant Printing and Mailing Association

Independent Insurance Agents of NC

International Association of Diecutting & Diemaking

International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals (IARP)

International City/County Management Association (ICMA)

International Freeze Dry Floral Association

International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA)

International Interior Design Association

International Management Council

International Marking and Identification Association

International Operators Council of Choice Hotels

International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering – Women in Pharma

Kentucky Association of School Business Officials  (KASBO)

Kentucky School Boards Association

Legal Marketing Association

Lincolnton Human Resource Association

Louisiana Association of School Business Officials (LASBO)

Lower Cape Fear Human Resource Association

MD & DC Association of School Business Officials (MD & DC ASBO)

Massachusetts Society of CPAs

Meeting Professionals international (MPI)

Metro Atlanta Payroll Association

Mississippi Association of School Business Officials (MASBO)

Missouri Association of School Business Officials (MoASBO)

Municipal Association of South Carolina

National Association of College & University Food Services (NACUFS)

National Association of Educational Office Professionals

National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)

National Association of Legal Assistants

National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS)

National Association of State Technology Professionals

National Certification Council for Activity Professionals

National TASC

National WIC Association

NC Aggregates Association

NC Assisted Living Association

NC Association for Career & Technical Education

NC Association for Healthcare Quality

NC Association for Long Term Care Facilities

NC Association for Medical Equipment Services

NC Association of ABC Boards

NC Association of Assessing Officers

NC Association of Colleges and Employers

NC Association of County Clerks

NC Association of County Directors of Social Services

NC Association of CPAs

NC Association of Launderers and Cleaners

NC Association of Educational Office Professionals

NC Association of Electric Cooperatives

NC Association of EMS Administrators

NC Association of Free Clinics

NC Association of Governmental Purchasing

NC Association of Health Underwriters

NC Association of Healthcare Resource & Materials Management

NC Association of Independent Schools

NC Association of Insurance Women

NC Association of Municipal Clerks

NC Association of Public Health Nurse Administrators

NC Association of School Business Officials (NCASBO)

NC Association of Volunteer Administrators

NC Apartment Association

NC Automobile Dealers Association

NC Business Incubation Association

NC Chapter of the International Personnel Management Association

NC Chapter Society of Government Meeting Professionals

NC Child Care Health Consultant Association

NC City & County Managers Association

NC Community College Adult Educators Association

NC Community College Faculty Association

NC Community Colleges Foundation

NC Conference of District Attorneys

NC Cooperative Extension Secretaries Association

NC Council of Community Programs

NC Council of Practical Nurse Educators

NC Credit Union League

NC Dental Laboratory Association

NC Government Finance Officers Association

NC Healthcare HR Association

NC Home Builders Association

NC International Association of Forensic Nurses

NC League of Municipalities

NC Licensed Child Care Association

NC Local Government Investment Association

NC Local Government Information Systems Association

NC Main Street and Rural Planning

NC Medical Board

NC Medical Coders Convention

NC Nursery & Landscape Association

NC Nurses Association

NC Outdoor Advertising Association

NC Partnership for Children

NC Permitting Personnel Association

NC Petroleum & Convenience Marketers

NC Pork Council

NC Principals & Assistant Principals Association

NC Professional Car Wash Association

NC Property Mappers Association

NC Public Health Association

NC Public Risk Management Association

NC Recreational Therapy Association

NC Rehabilitation Association

NC Retail Merchants Association

NC Rural Water Association

NC School Boards Association

NC School Social Worker’s Association

NC Science Teachers Association

NC Sheriffs’ Association

NC Society of Government Meeting Professionals

NC Society of Human Resource Professionals (NCSHRM)

NC Society of Surveyors

NC Sustainable Energy Association

NC Symphony Association

NC Telecommunications Industry Association

NC Theater Conference

NC Treasury Management Association

NC Vending Association

NC Wholesaler’s Association

North Dakota Society of CPAs

Northeast Car Wash Association

Northeast Flooring Contractors Association

New Mexico School Boards Association

OH Health Care Association

Organization of Municipal Personnel Officers

PA Society of Association Executives (PSASE)

PA Assisted Living Association

Petroleum Equipment Institute (PEI)

Petroleum Marketers & Convenience Store Association of Kansas (PACE Mid-America Show)

Professional Engineers of NC

Public Relations Society of America

Safety & Health Council of NC

SC Association for Financial Professionals

SC Association of CPAs

SC Association of Cooperative Extension Secretaries

SC Association of Educational Office Professionals

SC Association of REALTORS

SC Association of School Administrators

SC Association of School Business Officials (SCASBO)

SC Early Care & Education Association

SC Home Care & Hospice Association

SC School Boards Association

SC Society of Association Executives

SC Utility Billing Association

Society of Louisiana CPAs

Southeast Car Wash Association

Southeastern Affordable Housing Management Association

Southeastern Association of School Business Officials (SASBO)

State Employees Association of NC (SEANC)

Surry County Personnel Association

Tennessee Association of Mental Health Organizations (TAMHO)

Tennessee Association of School Business Officials (TASBO)

Tennessee Society of CPAs

Training Officers Consortium

Triangle Apartment Association

VA Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives

VA Association of Durable Medical Equipment Companies

VA Association of School Business Officials (VASBO)

VA Association of School Superintendents (VASS)

VA, MD & DE Electric Membership Cooperative

VA Society of CPAs

WA Association of Maintenance & Operation Administrators (WAMOA)

WA Association of School Business Officials (WASBO)

West Virginia Association of School Business Officials (WVASBO)

Winston-Salem SHRM

Women in Cable & Telecommunications

Women in Construction


ABB Inc.


ADP (Automatic Data Processing)



Alternative Board


Apartment Finder


Atlantic Avenue Orchid & Garden

Autobell Car Wash

Belton Industries

Blue Cross Blue Shield

Brady Trane

Briggs & Sons Tire

C.R. Onsrud

Cameron Village

Car Wash Services of the Southeast

Carolina Cotton Works


Complete Purchasing Services, a division of Aramark

Concord Engineering & Surveying, Inc.

Copiers Plus



Choice Hotels

CNH America

Continental Tire

Cumulus Broadcasting

Daughtridge Gas & Oil

Duer/Carolina Coil

Eagle Certification Group

E.J. Pope & Son, Inc.

Epting Distributors

Executive Personnel Group




Fairway Outdoor Advertising

Fayetteville Observer

Ferguson (Women’s Resource Conference)

First Carolina Management

Forsyth County Club

Furniture First

G&B Energy

Galaxy Food Centers

The Generation Companies

Georgia Pacific



Holt Oil Company

Hospitality Mints

The Hotel Group


ISB Canada

J.T. Davenport & Sons, Inc.

Jimbo’s Jumbos/Hampton Farms

Kindermusik International

Kioti Tractor



Landmark Hotel Group

Lenzy Hayes Inc. & Hayes Gibson International



Mega Force Staffing Services

Merchants Distributors Inc. (MDI)

Merchants Metals

Mutual of Omaha

Myers & Chapman, Inc. – general contractors

NACCO Materials Handling Group

NC Granite Corporation

Old Dominion Freight Lines

On-Line Publishers

Optima Engineering PA

PAGAS Mailing Services



PHTS Risk Management Services

Piedmont Fiberglass

Pink Elephant

Plote Construction

Pool Professionals

Potash Corporation

Primo Water

Quality Oil

Ragan Communications

Red Hat

Renaissance Executive Forums

RTI International

Robert Half

Rountree Plantation

Sapp Brothers, Inc.

SAS Institute

Sandia National Laboratories

Schnabel Engineering

Short Stop Food Marts

Simplify Compliance


Southern Corrosion

SREE Hospitality

Stafford Cutting Dies

Steel Technology


Surgical Information Systems


T. A. Loving Company



Time Saver Food Stores

Trane Technologies

Tredegar Corporation

Tweetsie Railroad

Up & Coming Weekly Community Newspaper


Vulcan Materials

Waste Industries

West Construction

Westminster Company

Wilson Daily Times

Womack Electric Supply


York Oil Company/Neighbors Stores


American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC)

American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics & Pedorthics

Appalachian Regional Healthcare System

BlueDot Medical

Cape Fear Diagnostic Imaging

Cape Fear Valley Health System

Carolina Case Management & Rehabilitation Services

Carolina Imaging

Carolina Oncology Nursing Society

CarolinaEast Medical Center

Carolinas Healthcare System

Carroll Pharmacy

Chowan Hospital

Dermatology Laser & Vein Specialists

Duke Health

Durham Radiology


Essentially Women Group Purchasing Organization

Eye Care Associates

Family Home Health Services

Five County Mental Health Authority

High Country Health Network

Hospice & Palliative Care Cleveland County

Hospice of Catawba County

Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital

Just You Mastectomy Care

Kerr Drug

Legato Medical Systems

Maria Parham Medical Center

Medical Services of America (MSA)

Mission Hospital

Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC)

Piedmont Behavioral Healthcare

Pitt County Memorial Hospital

Premier Women’s Health

Revenue Integrity Symposium

Roane Hospital

Roanoke-Chowan Hospital

Roland C. Lingle, D.D.S.

Sandhills Regional Medical Center

Southeastern Center for Mental Health/Developmental Disabilities/Substance Abuse

Springs Memorial Hospital

Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center

Tar Heel Home Health/Gentiva

Tri-County Community Health Center

University Health Systems

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center


Ben Lomand Communications

Black Hills Power

Blue Ridge EMC

Brunswick EMC



Comporium Communications

Habersham EMC

Halifax EMC

Mecklenburg Electric

Microspace Communications

Mid-Atlantic Broadband


Old Dominion Electric Cooperative (ODEC)

Ohio Rural Electric Cooperatives

Peace River EMC

Pee Dee Electric


Rappahannock EMC

Roanoke EMC

Rock Hill Telephone Company





Surry Telephone Membership Corporation

Time Warner Cable

Tri-County EMC


Verizon Wireless


AgCarolina Farm Credit

Allard Insurance

Allegacy Federal Credit Union

American Heritage Life Insurance

Bank of America


Cape Fear Farm Credit

Carolina Collegiate Federal Credit Union

Carolina Mountains Credit Union

Central Carolina Bank

Coulee Dam Federal Credit Union

ElecTel Credit Union

Federal Financial Services

The Farm Credit Associations of NC

First Carolina Corporate Credit Union

First Citizens Bank

FNB Southeast

Fort Bragg Federal Credit Union

Heartland Credit Union Association

KY Farm Bureau Insurance

LA Credit Union League

Local Government Federal Credit Union

Merrill Lynch

Mountain BizWorks

Nationwide Insurance

Navigator Credit Union

NC Farm Bureau Insurance

North State Bank

Prudential Financial

RTP Federal Credit Union

RBC Centura Bank

Republic Finance

Revenue Integrity Symposium

Select Bank & Trust

State Employees’ Credit Union

SC School Boards Insurance Trust

Source4 Financial Services Group

SRP Federal Credit Union

SunTrust Bank

Team & Wheel Federal Credit Union

TN Credit Union League

TowneBank Mortgage

Truliant Federal Credit Union

UBS Financial Services

United Bank

United Guaranty Corporation



Women in Financial Services

Walker Insurance Group

Wells Fargo

Whitesell Financial

Wisconsin Credit Union League


Blackman & Sloop, CPAs

Cherry Bekaert, LLP

Clifton & Singer, LLP


Deloitte Tax LLP

Gould Killian CPA Group, PA

Greer & Walker, LLP

Hahn Loeser & Parks

Harvell & Company

Haynes Strand & Company, PLLC

Isaacson Isaacson Sheridan Fountain & Leftwich, LLP

Jackson Thornton

Martin Starnes & Associates, CPAs, PA

McAngus Goudelock & Courie, LLC (MGC Law)

Potter & Company, PA

Poyner& Spruill, LLP

RSM McGladrey

Smith Debnam Law Firm

Smith Leonard

Turlington and Company, LLP


Ward & Smith, PA

Young Moore Attorneys


Asheville Home Builders Association

Building Industry Association of Central SC

Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA)

Centrex Properties, Inc.

Community Management Association Services

ERA Strother Real Estate

Eller Residential

Greater Birmingham Home Builders Association

Henderson Properties 

Hills Real Estate

Hilton Head Area Home Builders Association

Intracoastal Realty Corporation

Lake Norman Realty  

Lakes Region Board of REALTORS

Middleburg Management

National Association of Home Builders

New Hampshire Association of REALTORS


Pinehurst Area Association of REALTORS

Pinehurst-Southern Pines Area MLS

Riverstone Communities



Wilmington Regional Association of REALTORS


Alamance-Burlington School System

Anson County Schools

Appalachian State University

Bethel-Hanberry Elementary School

Campbell University

Catawba County Schools

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education

Chester County Schools

Clarendon School District Two

Cumberland County Schools

Dinwiddie County Public Schools

Dixon Elementary

Dorchester Schools

Duke Clinical Research Institute

Duke University

East Carolina University

The Episcopal Day School

Fayetteville State University

Gaston Day School

Gaston Public Schools

Granville County Schools

Granville Education Foundation

Hardeman County Board of Education

Harnett County Extension & Community Association

Henderson County Public Schools

Hertford County Schools

Hickory City Schools

High Point Christian Academy

Hubbard Elementary

Johnston County Schools

Laurens County Schools

Longleaf Middle School

Madison County Schools

Meredith College

Methodist College

Midlands Tech

Midwest Alliance for Professional Learning & Leadership

Moore County Schools

Newton-Conover City Schools

NC Center for Applied Textile Technology

NC Department of Public Instruction

NC State University

NC State University Cooperative Extension

O’Neal School

Onslow County Schools

Orangeburg County School District

Pennsylvania State University

Person County Board of Education

Pleasants County Schools

Princeton University

Randolph Community College Foundation

Richland School District Two

Sault College (Canada)

State College of Florida

Union County Public Schools

UNC Chapel Hill

UNC Charlotte

UNC Pembroke

University of South Carolina

Vance Charter School

Virginia Tech

Wake County Public School System

Wake Forest University

West Craven Middle School

Western Region Education Service Alliance

Williamsburg-James City County Public Schools

Wilson NY Central School District

Wilson County Schools

Winstead Avenue Elementary School

York School District One

*Almost every community college in the NC System


Albemarle Commission

Cabarrus County Social Services

City of Goldsboro

City of High Point

City of Lake City

City of Lincolnton

City of Wilson

County of Anson

County of Buncombe

County of Chatham

County of Cumberland

County of Durham

County of Johnston

County of Moore

County of Person

County of Scotland

County of Stanly

County of Wake

County of Wilkes

County of Yadkin

Cumberland County Public Library

Cumberland County Workforce Development

Durham County Department of Social Services

Federal Prison at Seymour Johnson AFB

Housing Authority Charlotte

Mecklenburg County Department of Social Services

Mecklenburg County Financial Services Department

MI Office of the Auditor General

MN State Auditor

NC Department of Cultural Resources

NC Department of Health and Human Services

NC Department of Labor

NC Department of Public Instruction – Div. of School Business

NC Department of Transportation

NC Employment Security Commission

NC Housing Finance Agency

NC Laboratory of Public Health

NC Nutrition Services Branch

NC Office of Healthy Carolinians

NC Office of Personnel – NC Flex

OK State Auditor & Inspector

Randolph County Department of Mental Health

Randolph County Health Department

SC Department of Transportation

SC Office of the State Auditor

SC State Housing Finance and Development Authority

Scotland County Department of Social Services

Scotland County Schools

State of Arizona WIC Program

State of Connecticut WIC Program

State of Georgia WIC Program

State of New Jersey WIC Program

State of New York WIC Program

State of Massachusetts WIC Program

Statesville Housing Authority

Suffolk Early Childhood Development Commission

Surry County Health & Nutrition Center

TN Comptroller of the Treasury

TX Dept. of Family and Protective Services

Town of Angier

Town of Cary

Town of Holly Springs

Town of Matthews

Town of Mooresville

Town of Newton

Town of Wake Forest

Town of Waynesville

US Bankruptcy Court

US Department of Homeland Security

US Probation Office

VA Auditor of Public Records

Village of Pinehurst

Wilkes County Health Department

Wilson County Department of Social Services


Cadet Command (U.S. Army)

Camp LeJeune Auxiliary

Camp LeJeune OWC

Ft. Bragg MWR

G.E.M.S. Spouses Group, Ft. Bragg

L.I.N.K.S. Spouses Group, Ft. Bragg

Seymour Johnson AFB

US Air Force

US Army


US Army Special Operations Command


Alamance County Chamber of Commerce

Apex Chamber of Commerce

Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives

Blowing Rock Chamber of Commerce

Boone Area Chamber of Commerce

Business High Point Chamber of Commerce

Cabarrus Regional Chamber of Commerce

Catawba County Chamber of Commerce

Carolinas Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives

Columbia County Chamber of Commerce

Dunn Area Chamber of Commerce/Leadership Harnett

Greater Aiken Chamber of Commerce

Greater Greensboro Merchants Association

Greater Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce

Greater Smithfield-Selma Chamber of Commerce

Greater Tyrell Chamber of Commerce

Greensboro Chamber of Commerce

Edmond Chamber of Commerce

Fayetteville Area Chamber of Commerce

Jackson County Chamber of Commerce

King County Chamber of Commerce

Lumberton Area Chamber of Commerce

Moore County Chamber of Commerce

Mt. Airy Chamber of Commerce

New Bern Area Chamber of Commerce

New Brunswick Chamber of Commerce

N. Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce

PA Association of Chamber Professionals

Prince William Chamber of Commerce

Rowan County Chamber of Commerce

Roxboro Area Chamber of Commerce

South Carolina Chamber of Commerce

Southport-Oak Island Chamber

Stanly County Chamber of Commerce

Statesville Chamber of Commerce

Virginia Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives

Wake Forest Chamber of Commerce

Washington County Chamber  of Commerce

Wayne County Chamber of Commerce

Wilmington Chamber of Commerce

York County Regional Chamber of Commerce


Centralina Council of Governments

Centralina Workforce Development Board

Fayetteville Area Economic Development Corporation

Goldsboro/Wayne County Travel & Tourism

Isothermal Planning and Development Commission

Lumberton Area Visitors Bureau

Visit Hershey & Harrisburg


Alamance Partnership for Children

The Arc of NC

Ashe County Partnership for Children

Better Health of Cumberland County

Caldwell County Smart Start

Carobell, Inc.

Catholic Family Center

Cherokee Nation Child Care Resource Center

Child Care Connections of Cleveland County

Children’s Council of Watauga

Choanoke Area Development Association


Coastal Community Action, Inc.

Cooperative Extension – North Central Leadership Conference

Craven Smart Start

Cumberland County Partnership for Children

Day of Excellence

Downeast Partnership for Children

Ducks Unlimited

Engineering World Health

Epsilon Sigma Phi

Family Conservancy

Franklin Granville Vance Partnership for Children

Friends of Mountain History

Girl Scouts

Grandfather Mountain

Guilford Partnership for Children

Hoke Reading/Literacy Council


Jr. League of Fayetteville

Jr. League of Greensboro

Jr. League of Moore County


Lutheran Services Carolinas

Marion Downtown Business Alliance

Masonic Home for Children

Missouri Child Care Resource & Referral Network

Missouri Main Street

Moore County Literacy Council

National Smart Start Conference

NC Child Support Council

NC Farm Bureau

NC Foundation for Nursing

Onslow County Partnership for Children

Partnership for Children of Cumberland County

Partnership for Children of Johnston County

Penick Village

RHA Health Services

Robeson County Partnership for Children

Rutherford Life Services

Sampson County Partnership for Children

Shenandoah Valley Parents of Multiples Club

Southmountain Children & Family Services

Triangle Relocation Council

Union Symphony Society

United Church Homes & Services

VA Farm Bureau

Yadkin Valley Economic Development District Head Start

Denise gets an audience fired-up and ready for a corporate event.

In their 2015 poll, Meetings & Conventions magazine asked meeting professionals,

“Who is the single best speaker you have heard in the past two years?”

Here are some of the names:
George W. Bush
Condoleezza Rice
Bill Clinton
Daniel Pink
Anderson Cooper
Patrick Stewart
Diana Nyad

And Denise Ryan!!!!

Denise brings enthusiasm to the EXPO NC conference.