Employee Benefits HOT TOPICS: Workshop for Tampa Bay Area Employers

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Centre Club - Tampa

123 South West Shore Boulevard

#8th floor

Tampa, FL 33609

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Join us for open, honest conversations about changing the way employers manage their benefits programs.

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Let’s face it, Employee Benefits are a major headache for most employers. However, all of us know there are innovative ways to make things better. That’s exactly what we will be learning about. We promise - HOT TOPICS is NOT a sales pitch - but rather, this workshop is an opportunity to learn, compare, and share ideas that are working here in the Tampa Bay area.

Let’s Discuss These Hot Topics

Employee Benefits Outlook

Hear the latest stats, trends, and results from both local and national perspectives. You’ll gain insight on successes in containing healthcare costs and ways to gain a competitive edge by offering benefits that help employers to attract and retain the best talent.

Strengthening Employee Resiliency

Daily, you hear situations of work pressures, family dynamics, financial difficulties, relationship conflicts, and so on. Stressful life events often negatively impact your employees’ ability to remain resilient and productive. How can employers be compassionate, provide adequate resources, and choose solutions that won’t crush the bottom line? We will explore some compelling options, including alternatives to traditional EAPs.

6 Ways Advocacy is a Game-Changer

93% of Americans say they don’t trust their insurance company to provide unbiased guidance for navigating our complicated healthcare system. With an advocate, your employees are supported through their unique journeys, and employers don’t have to manage the process. We will share an example where the end result is stabilization of premiums and a happier, more confident workforce.


11:00 - 11:30 AM: Registration | Networking

11:30 AM - 11:45 AM: Lunch & Welcome

11: 45 AM - 12:45 PM: HOT TOPICS

- Employee Benefits Outlook

- Employee Resiliency

- Healthcare Advocacy

12:45 - 1:00 PM: What’s Next | Giveaways


This program has been submitted to the HR Certification Institute for review.

Meet Our Presenters

Dennis Hartin

Dennis Hartin started his insurance career way back in 1994 and was quickly moved up the ranks with a national carrier, serving at every level. Dennis has a unique passion for helping others, whether in his profession, community, or circle of friends and family. Born in KY and locating to Tampa in 2014 with his wife and two boys.

He founded Hartin Dynamics in 2018 doing anything necessary to help his clients attract and retain the best talent. He has recently been published in Benefits Pro Magazine along with multiple national speaking engagements for 2020 based on his unique approach to benefits and employee engagement. He is one of the few Health Rosetta Advisors helping duplicate proven solutions to lower costs and improve care. He has been asked to participate in Synapse Summit 2020 solving for Health Care.

He currently serves on multiple boards including Autism Shifts, the Florida Association of Health Underwriters and Children’s Dream Racer. His current efforts also participate in solutions that assist in addiction recovery and suicide prevention.

Rahul N. Mehra, M.D.

Rahul N. Mehra, M.D. is Board Certified in Child, Adolescent, and Adult Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and the CEO/Chief Physician Executive of the National Center for Performance Health (NCPH), a national healthcare organization focused on improving human performance through the promotion of emotional and social intelligence.

For over 30 years, Dr. Mehra has helped individuals and businesses reach their greatest potential and mitigate emotional challenges that are often barriers to performing at the highest level. NCPH is working with collegiate athletic departments, as well as Major League Baseball, United Soccer League, NCAA, and the XFL. In 2016, Dr. Mehra launched the innovative Game Changer resource to help college athletes achieve their true athletic, academic, and social potential. In 2018, Dr. Mehra was the medical keynote speaker both at the Conference Carolinas annual meeting, and the National Football League and National Football League Players Association’s first-ever joint symposium on mental health and sports.

Dr. Mehra’s extensive experience and reputation in working with children, doctors, lawyers, law enforcement, collegiate, and professional athletes, make him uniquely qualified to address a multitude of topics regarding mental health and performance.

Neil Kennish

Neil Kennish is the Vice President of Sales for freshbenies. In that capacity, Neil strategizes with brokers and their employers to contain costs and increase access to care in their benefit programs. freshbenies gives employers and employees practical tools to control healthcare (and more)…in one easy membership.

Prior to joining freshbenies, Neil was the Associate Vice President for Sales and Marketing for Memorial Hermann Health Plan in Houston. Neil has also served in various sales and marketing roles for Cigna, the Houston Rockets, MobyMax and the Parthenon Group. Neil is a Harvard graduate and is originally from Canada. Neil currently lives in Houston Texas with his wife, three boys and a very energetic dog!

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Tampa, FL 33609

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