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Secure a Front Row Seat | Meet Our 2014 EHBC Speakers, Sept 20-24, 2014

Powerful and practical speakers – some pioneers, others emerging agents of change, all established thought leaders – highlight a preliminary list of leading employers, influential government officials enthralled in trenches of D.C., best-selling authors, and other key industry influencers who will address more than 2,500 delegates at the 6th Employer Healthcare & Benefits Congress in Washington D.C.

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We are in an era of change, a total transformation of our healthcare system and the benefits we offer our employees and their families.

Don’t miss out on the exclusive opportunity to meet and  learn from forward-thinking employers, policy makers, insurance executives and employee benefits professionals. Access information on innovative strategies and solutions to help your business find sustainable success during a time of transition and change.

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2014 Preliminary List of Speakers:

  • Featured Keynote: Andre Taylor, Best-selling Author & Speaker, You Can Still Win     
  • Featured Keynote: Dr. Brian Klepper, Chief Executive Officer, National Business Coalition
  • Featured Keynote: Rohit Talwar, Author, Founder & CEO, Fast Future
  • Featured Keynote: Dr. John Izzo, Best-selling Author & Speaker, Awakening Corporate Soul & Value Shifts
  • James A. Klein, President, American Benefits Council 
  • Alan Tawshunsky, Deputy Associate Chief Counsel, Employee Benefits, Special Counsel, U.S. Treasury
  • Featured Keynote: Dr. Robert  M. Wah, President-elect, American Medical Association
  • Katherine Lugar, President & CEO, American Hotel & Lodging Association
  • LCDR Janae Lane Price, Health Services Officer, Federal Occupational Health, Agency, HHS
  • Bryan Brum, Attorney, Employee Benefits, Legal Dept., United Parcel Service (UPS)
  • Edward A. Lenz, Senior Counsel, American Staffing Association
  • Michelle Reinke Neblett, Director, Labor & Workforce Policy, American Hotel & Lodging Association
  • Garry M. Lindsay, Deputy Director, Division of Wellness & Health Promotion, Federal Occupational Health Agency, HHS  
  • John A. Law, Global Director of Benefits & Director of Total Rewards (Americas), Pitney Bowes Inc.
  • Rohit Bhargava, Best-Selling Author, ePatient 2015            
  • Michael Susi, Global Wellness Manager, LinkedIn
  • John Hach, Risk Manager, Lincoln Electric          
  • MaryBeth Boehnlein, Total Rewards Design Manager, Yum! Brands
  • Michele Blum, Benefits Manager, Wyndham Hotels and Resort            
  • Michelle Lytle, U.S. Corporate Wellness Administrator, Bombardier Aerospace
  • Matt Zakielarz, Director, Wellness & Health Promotion, Program Support Center, Federal Occupational Health, Agency, HHS  
  • Sandy Rosenberg, Health and Security Benefits and Absence Management, KeyBank
  • Amanda Senecal, Wellness Program Specialist, Meijer       
  • Lindsay Horning, Benefits Analyst, Wellness Director, Chipotle Mexican Grill
  • Ellen E. Exum, Director, Health Benefits & Health Promotion, IBM Corporation
  • Josh Glynn, Global Health & Performance Management, Google, Inc.
  • Mark Coldren, Associate Vice President, Human Resources, Ithaca College           
  • Cara McNulty, Senior Group Clinical Strategy, Prevention & Wellness, Target
  • Avi Smith, Benefits Manager, B&H Photo 
  • Mark Monteyne, Health & Wellness Consultant, Hewlett Packard
  • Katy Keene, Manager Employee Programs, Crowley Maritime  
  • Jewelleen Hartzfeld, National Benefits Manager, 84 Lumber Company
  • Cynthia Pedigo, Sr. Program Manager & Business Development Manager, Intel              
  • Nate Randall, Sr. Manager, Global Benefits & Employee Experience, Tesla Motors
  • John Socha, Executive Director of Healthcare Operations, Corporate Benefits, MGM Resorts International               
  • Nancy Gilbert, Team Lead, Benefit Services, Advocate Healthcare
  • Susan Tufts, Wellness Manager, L.L. Bean, Inc.           
  • Thomas Sondergeld, Director of Health, Benefits and Well-Being, Walgreens
  • Sally Luck, HR Director, Corporate Services and Wellness, Hallmark Cards, Inc.               
  • Erica Rooney, Co-Senior Health & Wellness Coordinator, Verizon
  • Katie Stemle, Corporate Citizenship & Wellness Manager, Citrix             
  • Philia Swam, Director of Health, Wellness, and Group Benefits, Lafarge        
  • Lori Taylor, Executive Director, Self-Funded Health Plans, Risk Services, University of California         
  • Eliza Heppner, Senior Public Health Advisor, Health Resources Service Administration (HRSA), HHS
  • Bruce Sherman, Medical Director, Employers Health Coalition, Ohio
  • Janet Lara-Vital, Director Total Rewards & Wellness, Miami Children’s Hospital
  • Keith Race, Director of Global Benefits, Parker Hannifin
  • Kristyn Holajn, Wellness Program Coordinator, Advocate Healthcare
  • Dr. Bruce Rogen, Chief Medical Officer, Cleveland Clinic Employee Health Plan
  • Tom Boehr, Manager, Corporate Wellness & Employee Engagement, Amway
  • Chris Keneally, Relationship Selling Evangelist, LinkedIn
  • Dr. Darleen Michalak, Plan Administrator/Ex Officio Trustee, NY44 Health Benefits Plan Trust
  • Pani Tademeti, HR Manager-Total Compensation, NC Office of State Personnel
  • Robert Kelley, HR Manager-NCFlex Program, NC Office of State Personnel
  • Wendy Lynch, Director, Center for Consumer Choice in Health Care; Founder Altarum Institute; Lynch Consulting,
  • Kevin D. Johnson, Best-Selling Author, The Entrepreneur Mind
  • Dr. Dee W. Edington, Professor, School of Kinesiology, University of Michigan
  • Leah Binder, President & CEO, The Leapfrog Group
  • Trisha Zulic, SPHR,  Director of Human Resources; Membership Director, Efficient Edge; SHRM CA Membership Director
  • Crispin Reed,  Managing Director, Europe, Fusion Learning
  • Christopher Condeluci, of Counsel; Former Tax & Benefits Counsel, Finance Committee, Venable LLP; US Senate
  • Ronnell Nolan, President & CEO, Health Agents for America
  • Benjamin J. Conley, Attorney, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation, Seyfarth Shaw, LLP
  • Alden J. Bianchi, Member, Mintz, Levin
  • Renée-Marie Stephano, Esq, President & Chairwoman, Corporate Health & Wellness Association.
  • James Napoli, Partner, Constangy Brooks & Smith LLP
  • Amie Hoff, Corporate Fitness Consultant, Hoff Fitness
  • John Cote, Author; Founder & CEO, Mobilize Your Customers; Rocket Social Media
  • Patty Fontneau, CEO, Connect for Health Colorado, CO State Exchange
  • Jeff Fromm, EVP & Co-Author, Marketing to Millenials
  • Joanne Copas,Manager of Benefits Planning, Illinois Tool Works (ITW)
  • Dr. Hangsheng Liu, Policy Researcher, RAND
  • Amy Cohen, President, Inspired Perspectives LLC
  • Sibyl Bogardus, Chief Compliance Officer, Hub International Insurance Services Inc.
  • Kristen L. Vignec, Shareholder, Hill Ward Henderson
  • Michael Lujan, Health Exchange and Marketplace Consultant, RHU, McQueen Consulting, LLC
  • Ron Agypt, Chief Sales Officer, Employee Benefits, Executive Management Team, Hub International
  • Jack Towarnicky, Employee Benefits Attorney, National Legal & Research Group, Willis North America
  • Annette Dowdle, Senior Vice President, National Employee Benefits Executive Team, HUB International
  • Dave Flores, Vice President, Trustmark Companies
  • Dr. Miles J. Varn, Chief Medical Officer, PinnacleCare
  • James E. Purcell, Esq, Former President & CEO, BCBS of Rhode Island
  • Chris Campbell, Vice President, Health and Benefits Division, Craigin & Pike
  • Lisa Latts, Principal, LML Health Solutions
  • Medha Rishi, Vice President & International Benefits Practice Leader, Woodruff-Sawyer & Co
  • Jennifer Daniel, AVP Business Development, Businessolver
  • Cheryl Larson, Vice President, Midwest Business Group on Health
  • Judith Wethall, Shareholder, Littler Medelson
  • Denise Holland, President & Owner, Inside Employee Wellness & Consulting
  • Wolf Kristen, President & CEO, International Health Consulting
  • Gloria Treister, Founder & CEO, Wellness Evolution
  • Colleen Reilly, President & CEO, Total Well-Being
  • Warren Benoit, President, Benoit & Associates
  • Tom Kapp, President & CEO, Elevation Corporate Health
  • RAE Egleston, Second Vice President, National Sales, Trustmark Voluntary Benefit Solutions
  • Tj Gibb, Vice President & National Practice Leader, Humana
  • Finn Pressly, Attorney at Law, Littler Mendelson
  • Donna Rhodes Joseph, Employee Benefits Expert Advisor and Coach-CEO, Rhodes-Joseph & Tobiason Advisors, LLC
  • Stuart Slonin, President, Renaissance Captive Solutions
  • David J. Bryan, CEO, Global Benefits Association
  • Chris Hill, Founder and CEO, Spotlite
  • Robert Heston, President and CEO, Legal Access Plans
  • Robert Shestack, Chairman & CEO; SVP & National Practice Leader, Voluntary Benefits Association (VBA); AmWINS Group
  • Laura M. Smith, President, Nova Healthcare Administrators, Inc.
  • Willy Stewart, Founder & CEO, i2.  Integrated Intelligence
  • Janice Rahm, Executive Vice President, Interactive Health Inc.
  • Erin Seaverson, Director, Research, StayWell
  • Melissa Thompson, CEO & Founder, TalkSession
  • Donald Dowling, Jr., Partner, White & Case LLP
  • Diane Hoch, Founder & CEO, The Food Evolution
  • Joseph L Murgo, President & General Manager, Aetna
  • Paul Brough, President & CEO, Pinnacle Health
  • Joel Ray, Chief Executive Officer, New Benefits
  • Gordon Otieno Odundo, CEO, Gertrude’s Children’s Hopital, Kenya
  • Lou Ryan, CEO, SelfHelpWorks
  • Brian Berchtold, Vice President, Sales & Marketing, hubbub health
  • Chris Reilly, VP of Sales, AmWINS
  • Anthony Slater, Vice President of Strategic Accounts, EXOS
  • Martin Boroson, Founder, One-Moment Meditation
  • Jonathan Edelheit, CEO, Employer Healthcare & Benefits Congress
  • Cristy Kessler, Patient Advocate, Motivational Speaker
  • Victor Villanueva, Managing Director, The ROC Group
  • James Gallic, Director Health & Productivity, Buck Consultants
  • Gene Raymondi, CEO, eni, Author,” Beyond Benefits”
  • Krisann Calhoun, Senior Account Executive, StayWell
  • Elizabeth Halkos, Chief Revenue Office, Purchasing Power
  • Angie Nichols, Senior Vice President of Business Development, Elevation Corporate Health
  • Brooke Jennings Roe, Director of Marketing & PR, The Lodge at Woodloch
  • Andrew Thompson,  Regional Sales Director, MetLife
  • Todd Martin, Chief Sales & Marketing, PinnacleCare
  • Justin Leader, Vice President of Business Development, Special Risk, Inc.
  • Denise M. Kalos, VP, Wellness Programs, Buck Institiue for Research on Aging
  • Julius Schilinger, Sr. VP, Strategic Business Development, E4 Healthcare
  • Dr. Ramon Nunez, Sensei Founder, Somatic Functional Therapy Intl, LLC
  • Dr. Rodriguez, Chief Scientific Officer, Somatic Functional Therapy Intl, LLC
  • Dr. Joseph Sliwkowski, Chief Medical Officer, Somatic Functional Therapy Intl, LLC
  • Jean-Baptiste (JB) Gruet, Senior Vice President, Global Business Solutions, Workplace Options
  • Dr. Robert Quigley, Professor of Surgery and Regional Medical Director, Americas Region, International SOS
  • Dr. Farzanna Haffizulla, President, American Medical Women’s Association

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