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    • Wednesday, April 19, 2023
    • 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Oasis Convention Center

    Conference Schedule

    7:30am: Registration Opens

    8:15am: Welcome & Opening Remarks

    8:30am: Keynote #1 with Jason Lauritsen: The Relationship Comes First: Discover the True Path to Employee Engagement

    9:30am: Break & Expo Hall

    10:00am: Session #1 Break Out

    Leading Self: Jordan Gibson

    Leading Others: Jason Lauritsen

    Leading Organization: Spencer Harris

    11:00am: Break & Expo Hall

    11:15am: Session #2 Break Out

    Leading Self: Keke Rover

    Leading Others: Ryan Morris

    Leading Organization: John Throckmorton

    12:15pm: Lunch & Expo Hall

    1:30pm: Session #3 Break Out

    Leading Self: Crystal Neubauer

    Leading Others: Stephanie Cumley

    Leading Organization: Kevie Mikus

    2:30pm: Break & Expo Hall

    2:45pm: Keynote #2 with Crystal Neubauer: Unlocking Greatness Through Servant Leadership

    3:45pm: Break & Expo Hall

    4:00pm: Closing Remarks & Giveaways

    • Friday, May 05, 2023
    • 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Branson Convention Center; 200 S Sycamore St, Branson, MO 65616

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    • Thursday, May 11, 2023
    • 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
    • City Utilities of Springfield Conference Room; 301 E Central

    Meet our Speaker!

    Jeff Kennedy is an Employee Benefits Broker at Nixon & Lindstrom Insurance.  He was honored by the Springfield Business Journal as a Trusted Adviser and recently graduated from Leadership Springfield, a premier program for leadership development in the Ozarks.

    He currently serves as the Missouri President of the National Association of Benefits and Insurance Professionals as well as the local President for the Springfield Chapter.  

    Jeff received his degree in Business and Finance from Missouri State University.  He got his start in insurance at Cox HealthPlans as an Account Executive, where he was responsible for managing Large Group production from over 300 agents across Missouri. 

    Now as a benefits broker Jeff works with companies of all sizes covering a range of industries.

    • Thursday, June 08, 2023
    • 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    • City Utilities of Springfield Auditorium; 301 E Central

    Meet our Speaker!

    Warren Borders is the Vice President of Client Engagement for Leaf Health

    Since 2004, Warren has worked in the pharmacy benefit management industry in the areas of sales and client management. He has gained valuable industry knowledge and experience working for medium and large size PBMs including Catamaran where he served as a Sr. Account Executive.

    Warren has been dedicated to helping his clients navigate through various aspects of the pharmacy benefit including PBM pricing, contract negotiation, savings analyses, financial modeling and pharmacy analytics. He has helped his clients make knowledgeable and informed decisions to improve their bottom line, retain employees and grow their business. He has collaborated with marketing, sales, analytics and clinical teams to help develop company products and effective messaging to the marketplace.

    Prior to joining Leaf Health, Warren was the Regional Sales Executive in the Southeast for Serve You Rx. In this role, he expanded the company’s marketing reach and increased sales in the Southeast region by effectively presenting cost saving solutions to Third Party Administrators, brokers and consultants for their self-funded clients.

    Warren holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing from Ramapo College of New Jersey and a Certified Self Funding Specialist designation from Health Care Administrators Association.


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