360º of Open Enrollment Panel: Insights & Predictions from Employers, Brokers, Carriers & Technology Providers
Thursday, October 22 | 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT
Approved for 1 HRCI credit | Approved for 1 SHRM PDC
Find out where the future of benefits enrollment is heading – from a panel of experts representing all facets of employee benefits. Join our live panel discussion Thursday, October 22 at 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT to hear employers, brokers, carriers and technology providers share their unique takes on the current and future state of benefits enrollment. You’ll learn:
What the ‘now vs. next’ of benefits enrollment looks like for each major stakeholder
How trends like COVID and remote work will continue to impact enrollment in 2021 – and how technology is evolving to solve it
What advice each group has for their peers – and where you’ll see the biggest ripple effects
Answers to your burning questions in a live Q&A session with our panelists
Owner & Partner
As a partner and owner, Brian manages the strategic planning and operations of Lawley Employee Benefits. He provides consultative services to large employers and specializes in comprehensive benefits assessment, cost-control strategies, compliance and legislative services, self-funding of all benefit plans, and the intricacies of benefits administration solutions. Brian excels in the development of long-term strategy and has led the implementation of several technology solutions, including a Private Benefits Exchange, benefits administration platform and a virtual benefits communications portal.
Vice President-Specialty Market Sales
Laura Bongiorno is currently responsible for The Hartford’s national voluntary, accident & health and technology partnership sales as well as industry verticals including; public and education sector and group retiree health. Laura develops robust business plans and growth strategies for each specialty product, technology solution and market. She leads multiple sales teams, who work in collaboration with group benefit offices across the country. Laura is also involved in product design, developing end-to-end service and operational improvements to achieve the optimal customer experience.
Benefits Solutions Senior Manager
At Entertainment Partners, Christy oversees the benefits program for the company’s complex, 15,000-life, multi-state group of employees. She currently manages benefits design, annual carrier negotiations and renewals, open enrollment process, and employee communications and education programs. Christy is passionate about finding new ways to reach employees, educating them about the benefits available to them and how to make the best choices for themselves and their families.
THE TECH PROVIDER
Product Manager-HR Leader Experience
As Product Manager, Ryan Jepson is responsible for defining the product strategy for and leading the development of PlanSource's core benefits administration platform. In his current role, Ryan focuses on the HR Leader Experience, identifying ways to continually improve the efficiency, productivity, effectiveness and ROI HR teams see from the PlanSource platform.