Benefits Breakdown


Benefits Breakdown

It’s no secret, employee benefits are complicated. We’re here to break things down and help you build a roadmap for your approach to benefits. Together with our expert guests, we’ll explore complex, counterintuitive and compelling topics that give you a better understanding of the “whys” of the industry.

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HRIS, HCM and Performance Tools

Jared, Vanessa and Adam are joined by Julie Fernandez, Global HR Advisory Lead for herronpalmer (part of the Brown & Brown team), a leader in sourcing HR and employee benefit program administration systems. Julie focuses on a general outlook of the industry, why companies want better Human Capital Management and are transitioning to cloudbased and more advanced systems. Julie touches on five trends that may help bring momentum to the race to the cloud by companies between 1,000 and 20,000 employeesThis fastpaced discussion will help motivate you to think about your current systems and what you can do as you work toward the future. 


New ‘Abilities’ with Regards to Your ‘Disability’ Plan(s)

Jared, Vanessa and Adam are joined by Wes Bryan, Vice President of PGT, a national leader on disability and executive disability plans.  In a working world where 1 in 4 employees will become disabled over their career, protecting employees and their ability to protect their income at time of a disability is vitally important. The team expands into broader issues with general Group Long Term Disability (LTD) and builds into to help protect those that might fall outside standard limits.  As that usually involves executives and C-Suite individuals, putting in the protections not only helps protect the individual but also the organization.  Don’t let your disability plans ‘sit on the bench.Explore what you can do to help build a best-in-class disability offering. 

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Vanessa Longnecker
Jared Bowcutt
Adam Compton

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