Wednesday, April 5, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 10:30 AM EDT
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PBS39/WLVT Public Media Center 
830 E. First Street
Bethlehem, PA 18015

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LVBCH Employer Forum - 4/5/17

"Benefits Cost & Culture Strategies,
What Your Business Needs to Know"

You are invited to attend an educational event titled "Benefits Cost & Culture Strategies, What Your Business Needs to Know" co-sponsored by the Lehigh Valley Business Coalition on Healthcare (LVBCH) and Univest Insurance.  The event will be held at the PBS39/WLVT Public Media Center located in Bethlehem, PA near Steel Stacks and ArtsQuest.   Additional information about the event as well as a list of learning objectives is presented below.

HR attendees can earn 1.25 PDC's (professional development credits) towards their SHRM and HRCI designations.  Bring your colleagues and join us for an educational event you won't want to miss!

Please RSVP by Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Learning Objectives 

  • Why we need to focus on our culture . . . Yesterday.
  • How to be intentional in the design of our culture.
  • Critical Steps 1 & 2 to begin your "Culture" journey.
  • Get a basic understanding of cost containment strategies for employers offering health benefits.
  • Learn cost containment strategies to use at benefits renewal time each year for all sizes of employers including large or self-insured employers.
  • Provide business acumen and HR strategy suggestions in the areas of employee engagement and benefits cost containment.

Program Schedule

  8:00 am   Registration, Continental Breakfast & Networking
  8:25 am   Welcome & Introductions
  8:30 am   The Path to Employee Engagement: Culture by Design  (Bill Kaiser)
  9:30 am   Benefit Funding Alternatives & Strategies (Kevin Davis)           

10:30 am   Closing Remarks & Adjournment

Featured Speakers

Bill Kaiser
Senior Consultant
High Performing Culture (HPC)

email: bill@highperformingculture.com
Phone: 877-HPC-5050, x705

Prior to joining HPC, Bill worked for 20+ years in the employee benefits industry. 13 years at RSI (with HPC Founder & CEO, David Friedman) followed by 7 years with Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (AJG). Bill started in direct selling and later moved into leadership positions as Area President of Gallagher’s Mt. Laurel, NJ office and then MidAtlantic Region VP of Sales & Marketing.

Having lived and breathed the Fundamentals at RSI and championing the Gallagher Way at AJG, Bill can speak experientially to the impact a high performing culture delivers. Understanding the importance and the challenge of creating lasting differentiation, Bill is excited and passionate to help business owners build their high performing cultures.

Kevin Davis
Senior Benefits Consultant
Univest Insurance

email: davisk@univest.net
Phone: 610-966-1315 

Kevin has more than 20 years of experience in benefit sales and consulting.  Kevin is known for his diligent service and dedication to being an industry expert.  He provides expertise in the areas of compliance, strategic planning, employee engagement and communications.  

He is a member of the National Association of Health Underwriters and the Lehigh Valley Business Coalition on Healthcare.   Kevin earned his bachelor's degree from St. Joseph's.  He also holds the Certificate of Healthcare Reform Studies from The American College and is presently pursuing his Chartered Healthcare Consultant designation.  

An active member in his community, Kevin is a supporter of PBS39, LifePath, and ArtsQuest and also serves as a ministry leader at Calvary Chapel in Quakertown.  In addition to being a devoted husband and father to three daughters, Kevin is an avid music collector with more than 10,000 albums.

Registration Information

  • This event is for LVBCH EMPLOYER members only.
  • Cost to attend is FREE.
  • Registration Deadline: Wednesday, March 29, 2017
  • Space is limited; you must register to attend this event. 
  • Registrations will NOT be accepted at the door.

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