Our panel will feature:
Ms. Colleen Doherty, SVP, Compliance and Client Services, Eastern Benefits Group; Colleen is a seasoned professional with over 25 years experience in employee benefits and human resources management and administration. In 2007, she was selected as one of the Top 10 Insurance Professionals in Boston by Boston Women's Business Magazine. In her current position of Senior Vice President, Colleen is responsible for managing a team of account management professionals servicing approximately 1,100 benefits clients. Colleen holds Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) designation from Human Resource Certification Institute (HCRI), which is the credentialing arm of Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM). She is an active member of SHRM, the Society for Human Resources Education & Development (SHRED), Northeast Human Resources Association (NEHRA), New England Employee Benefits Council (NEEBC), and Associated Industries of Massachusetts (AIM). Colleen will share current updates and developments on Paid Family and Medical Leaves and their legislative state-of-being in the Commonwealth, and offer valuable tips on the Do's and Dont's of Employers
Ms. Kristen Lewis, Senior Vice President, Chief Public Affairs Officer, Tufts Health Plan; Kristin leads Tufts Health Plan’s public policy, government and public affairs function, as well as the company’s strategy and implementation of state and federal health reforms. She guides the company on the impact of political changes and public relations as it relates to the company’s strategic goals and business agenda. She also serves as a key advisor to Tufts Health Plan’s leadership team, ensuring the company has an active and effective voice in shaping public policy, and communicating with external audiences in support of the company’s efforts to deliver affordable coverage and access to high quality health care. Kristin has more than 20 years of experience in health insurance and government affairs. She serves as both a trustee and Executive Committee member for the Massachusetts Tax Payer’s Foundation and is a member of the board of directors for the Massachusetts Association of Health Plans. She represents Tufts Health Plan both locally and nationally on several health care committees. Kristin received an M.B.A. from Boston College and a B.A. in classics from the University of Vermont.
Ms. Kristen Valdes, CEO and Founder, b.well; Kristen Valdes is a transformative force in today’s healthcare marketplace, spearheading the conversation on how empowering consumers with a personalized digital experience can transform healthcare delivery, inspire loyalty and reduce avoidable chronic disease. She is a seasoned healthcare executive with over 20 years in the industry, first with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and most recently as VP at United Healthcare. Her compelling personal story, along with her deep knowledge of the industry, inspired her to create b.well Connected Health in 2015.
Registration Fee: $45 for Full-Service Members ($15 price decrease from 2018!), $60 for Basic Members, $90 for Non-Members.