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2019 HR & Finance Educational Half-day Forum
Igniting creative and cost-effective benefit solutions while adapting to the needs of your workforce.

June 5, 2019 | Washington, D.C.
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What is SPARK⚡HR?

Corporate Synergies’ SPARK⚡HR is a live forum of exceptional Health & Welfare Benefits speakers, whose insights will help you gain control over industry situations that are top of mind. The Forum's faculty deliver solid, actionable information that HR & Finance professionals can execute on today.

Event Agenda

Washington, D.C.

American Gas Association
400 North Capitol St. NW #450
Washington, D.C. 20001
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June 5, 2019 | 12:30 - 4:30 p.m.

  • 12:30 p.m. | Check-in and Light Lunch

  • 1:30 p.m. | Financial Wellness for Overall Employee Efficiency

    Financial woes = low productivity + high stress. Employers can gain increased productivity and a more focused, satisfied workforce by giving employees tools to more effectively manage their personal finances, including healthcare costs. Employers can enhance their benefit offering with resources in:

    1. Retirement Preparedness
    2. Budgeting
    3. Debt Management
    4. Savings/investing
    5. Risk Protection

    Financial wellness expert Julie Beecham from Prudential shares insights on these and other benefits of enhancing your benefits program.

  • 2:30 p.m. | A Panel Discussion: How Washington Will Impact Your Benefit Plans
    in 2019

    From Prescription Drug Reform to Tax Reform to Medicare for All, we’ve seen a lot of new rules and regulations coming out of Washington, D.C. What does this mean for your organization’s health and welfare benefits plans? Our panel of experts in employee benefits legislation will discuss:

    • How to Prepare for the New Rules
    • Costs of New Employee Benefits Legislation
    • Employers’ Benefits Compliance Responsibilities & Reporting Obligations
  • 3:30 p.m. | Cocktail Reception & Prize Drawing

    Featuring Live Entertainment with Guitarist Anthony Fuscaldo

Approved for 2 SHRM PDC and 2 HRCI Credits


Daniel Kuperstein | Senior Vice President, Compliance

Senior Vice President, Compliance
Corporate Synergies

Ethan Kahn | Mazars USA

Partner, Not-for-Profit Group
Mazars USA LLP

Joel Kopperud
Vice President, Government Affairs
Daniel Kuperstein | Senior Vice President, Compliance
Senior Vice President,
Government Affairs
Julie Beecham | Account Executive | Prudential

Account Executive, Financial Wellness


All attendees will receive a free printed edition of The Current Insurance Journal 2019!

The Current Insurance Journal is an annual, 96-page publication by Corporate Synergies for powerful business solutions.

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Thanks to our Host & Sponsors

Corporate Synergies

Corporate Synergies is a national insurance and employee benefits brokerage and consultancy, delivering strategies that control costs, relieve administrative burdens and mitigate risk.

Corporate Synergies’ SPARK⚡HR Educational Forum is an annual, accredited, multi-region event. Faculty consists of industry-recognized health benefits experts who impart must-know information that helps HR & Finance professionals save time and money. Questions? Contact Us!


Corporate Synergies’ SPARK⚡HR sessions have been approved for up to 2 SHRM PDCs & 2 HRCI credits.. Corporate Synergies is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. This program is valid for 2 PDCs for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. The use of the HRCI seal is not an endorsement by the HR Certification Institute of the quality of the program. It means that this program has met the HR Certification Institute’s criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit.