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    Monthly Luncheon - "What's Waste Got to Do With It?" - Presented by Mike Andrade of Gallagher

    Date: September 11, 2014
    Brian Hayes
    Bay Oaks Country Club
    14545 Bay Oaks Blvd
    Houston, TX 77059
    Members $25 Non-members $35
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    "What's Waste Got to Do With It?"

    To be an effective HR Leader you must continually evaluate emerging opportunities and the impact on your employee morale, cultural appropriateness, and ultimately return on investment.   The purpose of our meeting will be to discuss cost management strategies for Human Resource professionals and provide educational insights to help you manage the profitability of your business.  There is no “easy button” or magic pill you can take to manage your plan costs and every solution may not work for you. 


    1. To give a primer for what inefficiencies are in the healthcare system and show what waste may look like for your Plan and your People.

    2. Provide an overview of areas you may want to consider

    3. Discuss Emerging Market Initiatives that reduce cost by eliminating waste, reducing risk, or improving health

    4. Discuss Private Exchanges, how they work, pros/cons, and pitfalls to avoid.

    Tag teaming the meeting will be Mike Andrade and Ryan Norman of Arthur J. Gallagher.  Mike is a consultant and has been in the benefits and insurance industry for over 20 years as a consultant, Healthplan leader, sales executive, and underwriter.  His experience and leadership give him a unique perspective on the health insurance marketplace.  Ryan is a Private Exchange consultant for Gallagher and has been a consultant since 2012.  His experience as a benefits consultant and financial services industry uniquely qualify him in understanding complex systems that need to be made simple for the end user. 


    Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

    1900 West Loop South, Suite 1600 | Houston, TX  77027

    Gallagher Benefit Services, Inc.

    About Michael: Benefits Industry 20 Years Experience Including:
    Healthplan Management, New Business Development, Account Management & Retention, Relationship Management, Product Consultant, Collaborator, Problem Solver, and Innovator.