Attend Mania 2017 to learn from the most successful leaders in the benefits industry and make new relationships with people and organizations that will help you achieve new levels of success and service.

 

 

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

 

8:45 - 12:45

Pre-Conference Workshop – Advanced Self-Funded Certification Course (Includes 4 CE Credits)

Ruthann Laswick David Smith

Ruthann Laswick
President, Blue Water Benefits Consulting

David Smith
VP, Ebenconcepts

Presented by:

NAHU

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12:45 - 2:00

Pre-Conference Workshop – Recruiting, Selecting & Managing Sales Resources

Larry Hiwiller, Jr.

Larry Hiwiller, Jr.
Senior National Director, American National Worksite Benefits

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2:15 - 2:30

Welcome & Introduction

Elizabeth Galentine

Elizabeth Galentine
Editor-in-Chief, Employee Benefit Adviser

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2:30 - 3:00

Keynote – ACA…..Repeal? Repair? Replace? OMG, What’s Next?

Manuel Mendoza

Manuel Mendoza
Regional ERISA Counsel, USI Insurance Services LLC

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3:00 - 3:30

Financial Wellness 2.0

Sabina Bhatia Anna Sergunina

Sabina Bhatia
Strategic Alliances & Partnerships, PayActiv, Inc.

Anna Sergunina
President and CEO, MainStreet Financial Planning, Inc.

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4:15 - 5:00

Keynote: Master Your Mindset From the Inside Out

Pamela Glowski

Pamela Glowski
Chief Operations Officer, Miracle Resources

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10:00 - 12:00

After Hours

Sponsored by:

Identity Guard

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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

 

7:15 - 8:15

Breakfast Briefing - Understanding the Hottest Voluntary Benefit

Page Elliott Chad Gray Nick Rockwell

Page Elliott
Business Development Director, CyberScout

Chad Gray
Senior Director, Business Development, CyberScout

Nick Rockwell
Senior Consultant, Eastbridge Consulting Group, Inc.

Sponsored by:

CyberScout

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9:00 - 9:45

Keynote: Team Work - How to Surmount Obstacles and Win

Mike Eruzione

Mike Eruzione
Captain, 1980 US Olympic Gold Medal Hockey Team

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10:45 - 11:15

Keynote: Delivering Benefits for a Diverse Workforce

Meredith Ryan-Reid

Meredith Ryan-Reid
SVP, Distribution Development & Benefits Delivery, Group Benefits, MetLife

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11:15 - 11:45

Social Media is for Closers: Put That Coffee Down and Build Your Social Selling Organization

Rudy Garcia Megan Chiarello Marty Traynor

Rudy Garcia
President and CEO, Qandun Insurance Agency Inc.

Megan Chiarello
Principal | Head of Marketing, P3 Workplace Solutions

Marty Traynor
VP, Voluntary Benefits, Mutual of Omaha

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11:45 - 12:15

Do You Want to Sell More Voluntary Benefits? Lead With GAP

Daniel McNeill Shawn Ferguson Michael Miner Eric Silverman

Daniel McNeill
National Sales Executive and Regional Sales Manager, Beazley Accident & Health

Shawn Ferguson
Director of Worksite, Alltrust Insurance

Michael Miner
Co-Founder & Managing Partner, WBS Benefit Advisors

Eric Silverman
Principal and Owner, Silverman Benefits Group

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12:15 - 12:45

Supplemental Products – The Future is (Still) HUGE!

Bill Bade Heather Garbers Trevor Garbers

Bill Bade
Product Strategy and Development Consultant, Milliman

Heather Garbers
VP, Voluntary Benefits & Technology, HUB International

Trevor Garbers
VP, Practice Leader, HUB International

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12:45 - 2:00

Worksite Marketing Hall-Of-Fame Inductions Luncheon (All attendees are invited)

Join Employee Benefit Adviser and the Workplace Benefits Association to help honor the 2017 inductees to the International Worksite Marketing Hall of Fame. Inductees are chosen by their peers based on career achievements and contributions to the voluntary benefits industry.

Larry Kropp
Vince Cicatiello

 Larry Kropp
Regional Vice President
Transamerica Employee Benefits

Vince Cicatiello
Principal
AdvanBen

The late Larry Kropp of Transamerica Employee Benefits and Vince Cicatiello, AdvanBen will be honored during the Hall of Fame Luncheon, taking place at 12:45 p.m. on July 26 at Workplace Benefits Mania. All event attendees are invited to attend this awards lunch.

 

 

Sponsored by:

Aflac

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Innovation

2:30 - 3:15

Business Process Outsourcing

Mike Groeger

Mike Groeger
Chief Revenue Officer, Genius Avenue

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Increasing Sales & Revenue Market Share

2:30 - 3:15

Benefit Advisers: Innovators, Movers & Shakers

Elizabeth Galentine Sima Reid T.J. Revelas Eric Silverman

Elizabeth Galentine
Editor-in-Chief, Employee Benefit Adviser

Sima Reid
President, Reid Group Enterprises

T.J. Revelas
Managing Partner, Employee Benefits, Lawley

Eric Silverman
Principal and Owner, Silverman Benefits Group

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Innovation

3:20 - 4:00

New Lifestyle Benefits That Will Intrigue Your Current Clients and Prospects

Jack Kwicien Page Elliott David Freedman David Sherman

Jack Kwicien
Managing Partner, Daymark Advisors, LLC

Page Elliott
Business Development Director, CyberScout

David Freedman
General Manager, Group Legal, LegalZoom

David Sherman
VP of Sales, Kashable

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Innovation

4:15 - 5:00

Disruption Is Everywhere - Threats & Opportunities

Walt Podgurski Bob Gearhart,Jr. Rudy Garcia John Sbrocco

Walt Podgurski
President, Connection Campus

Bob Gearhart,Jr.
Partner, DCW Group

Rudy Garcia
President and CEO, Qandun Insurance Agency Inc.

John Sbrocco
Healthcare Risk Manager, The Benefit Bureau

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Increasing Sales & Revenue Market Share

4:15 - 5:00

Telemedicine and New Health Care Delivery Mechanism

Kyle Williams Allan Khoury, MD, PhD

Kyle Williams
Chief Sales Officer, MeMD

Allan Khoury, MD, PhD
Senior Health Management Consultant, Willis Towers Watson

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Thursday, July 27, 2017

 

8:45 - 9:15

Keynote – Revamping Messaging to Enhance Participation

Ron Neyer

Ron Neyer
Associate Research Director, LIMRA

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