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Health, Wealth & Work

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
7:30 am12:00 pm
Health, Wealth & Work

WELLCOM and HRAM (Human Resources Association of the Midlands) have partnered to provide business professionals a series of trending topics on Compensation, Benefits and Wellness presented by experts in the field. HR credits will be available.

Featured Speakers:

Chris McSwain has been appointed the President-elect of Integrated Benefits Institute. He will become President beginning April 1, 2017. With over 20 years of experience in the employer sector, Chris brings with him a new perspective as he begins to direct IBI’s activities and steward its research agenda. Before joining IBI, Chris led human resource transformation at Walmart, Whirlpool, General Dynamics, Novartis, Syngenta and SCANA. At each, Chris solved complex health, wellbeing, productivity, and human capital challenges to increase business performance, manage costs and produce breakthrough levels of employee engagement. Most recently, Chris served as the Chief Strategy Officer for Aasonn, in addition to growing his consulting practice and pursuing entrepreneurial interests with early stage start-ups. He has been a board member for Dossia, the Center for Health Value Innovation, a Global Knowledge Exchange Network Delegate, and World at Work Benefits Advisory Council among others. He served as a member of the IBI Board of Directors beginning in 2005 and as IBI Board Chair from 2006 to 2010. In 2013, he co-founded

Alex Jung is a partner in Parthenon EY. Prior to joining EY, she was the Senior Vice President leading Walgreens Corporate Strategy based in Deerfield, IL. Mrs. Jung has over 30 years of experience working on strategic growth and risk mitigation engagements. She began her career with Arthur Andersen and after ten years moved into consulting with Mercer as the leader of the National Health Care Analysis Unit, helping to architect one of the first data analytics platforms. She later became the Managing Director for the General Board of the United Methodist Church. Alex returned to consulting to lead the health care practice at Aon Consulting and their significant growth into the number one consulting firm in the space after the acquisition of Hewitt Associates. She is a regular speaker at events such as the California Governor’s Women’s Conference, World Healthcare Congress, Midwest Business Group on Health, Crain’s Annual Health Care Conference, the Benefits Management Expo, the Self Insurance Association of America, John Marshall Law School, and HRMAC where she serves as the Chair for the Total Rewards Interest Group. She sits on the advisory board of the Michael Reese Health Trust and the Healthy Chicago initiative. She is also a member of the Board of Directors for the Respiratory Health Association and Chair of the Health and Wellness Council of the City of Chicago’s Chamber of Commerce.

Breakfast: Light continental breakfast will be served.

Event Sponsor: Pfizer

Registration Cost:
WELLCOM/HRAM Member - $40
Non- WELLCOM/HRAM Member - $65

Our Impact

  • Lives that have been impacted by WELLCOM


  • Businesses that have implemented a healthy workplace policy due to the work of WELLCOM


  • Small businesses that have been provided with opportunities to improve their worksite wellness through WELLCOM


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