Monday, April 12, 2021

The Leave Management Puzzle: Challenges & Solutions for Midsize Employers

Brought to you by:

Arrow Benefits Group

(707) 992-3780

Tuesday, July 25, 2017
2:00 p.m. Eastern / 11:00 a.m. Pacific

Due to the popularity of last month's webinar, Guardian will host a repeat session on this very popular topic.

Midsize employers are faced with increasing challenges in administrating leave management. They have responded by increasing their activity, stepping up engagement, and exploring solutions. Whether you are just getting started, looking for some tips on advancing your company's leave management program, or trying to understand the current environment, this webinar is designed to help.

Leveraging more than 70 years of industry experience and insights from Guardian's 2017 Absence Management Study, their presenters will discuss current trends, challenges, and potential solutions. They will offer practical advice, actionable insights, and best practices for midsize employers.

This webinar has been submitted for 1.25 recertification credit hours from the Human Resource Certification Institute.

This webinar is brought to you by UBA Strategic Partner Guardian.

About the Presenters

Ann Johnson is an Account Manager with Guardian Life Insurance Company, in the Chicago Regional Office. She works with our core market customers (100 to 1,000 lives), focused on retention and revenue growth, for life, accident, disability, FML, worksite and stop-loss. With more than 20 years of industry experience, Ann helps employers implement the most effective solutions based on their company's needs. Ann has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Minnesota.

Wes Thornhill is a Group Sales Consultant with Guardian Life Insurance Company, in the Indianapolis Regional Office. He builds partnerships with brokers and consultants and their customers (25 to 1,000 lives), focused on sales growth and persistency for life, accident, disability, FML, dental, vision, worksite and stop-loss. Wes began his career with Guardian upon college graduation in 2004 and has a bachelor's degree in Economics & Management from DePauw University.

Jennifer Lyons is a Product Manager with Guardian Life Insurance Company, responsible for advancing the product strategy of Guardian's absence management business. Jennifer has been with Guardian for nine years. She has more than 20 years of experience in the insurance industry, specializing in absence, disability, and life products. She has held positions in Underwriting and Product & Business Development with several of the largest group insurance carriers.

Gene Lanzoni is the Assistant Vice President, Group Product  Marketing and Thought Leadership in support of Guardian's Group & Worksite business. He has nearly 30 years' experience in marketing and market research as well as broad experience in the financial services industry. He previously served as Vice, Global Market Research at Prudential Financial and Vice President and head of Market Research for U.S. Business at MetLife. Gene holds a bachelor's degree in Marketing and Communications from The College of New Jersey.

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