March 18 Chapter Meeting

  • 18 Mar 2014
  • Breakfast in Bellevue, Luncheon in Seattle


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Private Exchanges:
Two Leading and Innovative Approaches…One year later

Presented by Todd Ringwood (Aon Hewitt) and Tobi Strevell (Mercer)

1 CE has been approved by the WAOIC for this program

  1. Setting the stage and background - a description of two basic approaches

    • As early adopters in Private Exchanges, learn about both approaches and what they did in 2013

    • Description of the basic concept of each private exchange

    • New Dynamics in the marketplace

  2. Employer/Market reaction and what's been the reaction to date?

    • Why are clients and vendor partners interested in this alternative?

    • What challenges are they facing?

    • What surprises have they encountered?

  3. Lesson's learned and vision for the future

    • Now a year later…observations post open enrollment - the Reality

    • Looking forward

Presenter Todd Ringwood is the Resident Managing Director for the Aon Hewitt Seattle office. His primary responsibilities include serving as the overall business leader for all Seattle Risk and Northwest Health and Benefits clients and operations, encompassing over 60 employees and more than 200 clients. This responsibility includes clients in 5 states and offices in both Portland and Seattle. Additionally, he is the National Practice Leader for Aon's Primary Education Industry Group, and is responsible for delivering consulting services as an account manager; including groups ranging in size from 20,000 to 80,000 employees.

Presenter Tobi Strevell is a Principal in Mercer's Health and Benefits Practice in Seattle and leads the mid-market consulting/brokerage team. She also leads marketing and development efforts for Mercer Marketplace in the Pacific Northwest. Tobi has worked with clients from 200 to 100,000 employees/retirees. As a senior leader at Mercer, Tobi co-leads the Women's Resource Group in Seattle, and is a member of the Marsh & McLennan Aviation Industry Taskforce.

March 18 Chapter Meeting

Online registration closes March 16.
Register by phone until noon on March 17 at 206-623-8632.
No refunds after March 14.
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Meeting flyer

Bellevue Breakfast - Daniel's Broiler

Located in the Bank of America building
10500 N.E. 8th, 21st Floor, Bellevue, WA 98004

The underground parking garage is shared with the Hyatt.
Once in the garage look for the 'Bank of America' elevators.
Take garage elevator to the Bank of America lobby.
Switch to a building elevator to go to 21st floor.
Building elevators are locked until 7 AM.

7:15-7:30 AM  Sign in
7:30-7:40 AM  Breakfast is served
7:40-8:00 AM  Announcements
8:00-9:00 AM  Program

$30 Members online; $40 at the door
$40 Non-members online; $50 at the door

Seattle Luncheon - Sheraton Seattle Hotel

1400 Sixth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101

11:15 AM-11:30 AM  Registration
11:30 AM-11:45 AM  Lunch is served
11:45 AM-12:00 PM  Announcements
12:00 PM-  1:00 PM  Program

$45 Members online; $60 at the door
$60 Non-members online; $75 at the door

Western Pension & Benefits Council • Seattle Chapter
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