Ancillary Benefits Should be taken Lightly 4/17 Workshop-Free to members

Industry expert Manny Fernandez, VP, BenTrust will present a workshop on the laws for voluntary benefits, what should be offered, how do you approach the market

Program 'Ancillary Benefits Should be taken Lightly" April 17, 3 – 4 PM at InterContinental

Do you offer your employees short term or long term disability? Do you provide life insurance benefits? Are you doing an effective job of explaining and encouraging your employees to purchase voluntary benefits? 

We will review the law of the land for voluntary benefits, what should be offered, how do you approach the market and marketing process? How do you enhance participation in your voluntary benefits program? 

Manny Fernandez will share his years of experience developing benefits packages for employers and show you how to put together an enhanced and robust benefits program for your employees. His expert guidance will highlight why you can’t assume that all benefits programs are built the same. 

Key Take-aways – Attendees will learn these topics:

The best practices for designing and marketing ancillary benefits package and how to select the best program, understand the quotes provided. 

How to structure benefit packages to increase participation and keep voluntary benefit programs in compliance.

How to explain the key benefits of your ancillary programs to your employees and navigate access to the best markets. 

About our Speaker 

Manny S Fernandez is the Vice President of Commercial Accounts for BenTrust Financial in Miami, Florida.  BenTrust Financial is a privately owned full service financial counseling firm specializing in Risk Management.  Within the firm Manny specializes in the Employee Benefits area which includes Group Health, Dental, Life, Disability and Retirement plans.

Prior to joining BenTrust Financial, Manny spent eleven years with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida in various marketing positions from small group sales to sales and management of large and municipal groups. Blue Cross also has a subsidiary, Florida Combined Life, where Manny was the Regional Director covering half the State of Florida. These positions trained him in the various levels of insurance from marketing to small and large groups to also the underwriting of various insurance products. When Florida Combined Life was developing their new Dental plans, Manny was part of the team that developed the plans and presented them to the State of Florida for acceptance.

He is an active board member of the Baptist Hospital Foundation, Guides for Kids Program, the Ambassadors of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce and is a past Co-Chair for the HR Small Business committees and HR Insights annual event, The Greater Miami Society of Human Resource Managers, South Florida Compensation & Benefits Association, The Ft Lauderdale Billfish Tournament along with many other charitable, civic and professional organizations in the South Florida area.

Manny graduated from Florida International University with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.

Registration coming soon!