Keynote Speakers

At this conference you will receive the most up-to-date information and practical, real-world advice from leading employers and industry experts to help you evolve your benefits strategy. Our speakers are driven by their passion to improve health care and benefits – from strategy to plan design and implementation to employee health outcomes.

Tuesday, May 7 

Ford Koles

Opening Keynote

Ford Koles

Vice President & National Spokesperson

Advisory Board Company

Carole Mendoza

Employer Keynote

Carole Mendoza

Vice President, Benefits

Voya Financial, MBGH Board Treasurer

Wednesday, May 8 

Keynote Address

Ryan Picarella

Executive Director


Employer Keynote

Russell DuBose

Vice President, Human Resources

Phifer, Inc.