Nov 6-7 Conference: Speaker Spotlight – David Pauer

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By: Michigan Wellness Council 

 

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Exploring Pathways to Positive Workplace Culture

 

David Pauer
Director of Wellness for the Employee Health Plan
The Cleveland Clinic

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David Pauer, is the fourth speaker of the MWC’s upcoming conference on Nov 6-7. The presentation is entitled “What can small business learn from one of the largest employee wellness programs in the world?”.

David is Director of Wellness for the Employee Health Plan (EHP) of Cleveland Clinic. EHP covers healthcare and wellness expenses for more than 100,000 Cleveland Clinic employee Caregivers and their family members. He has been with Cleveland Clinic for 12 years, first as a manager with the Employee Wellness department, and since 2010 with the EHP.

David has dedicated his career to nonprofit health organizations. He previously was the executive director of the Ronald McDonald House of Cleveland, the executive director of the Herb Society of America, and executive vice president of the American Diabetes Association, Ohio Affiliate.

Pauer earned a Master of Nonprofit Organizations degree, specializing in healthcare organizations, from the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University, and a Bachelor of Science in Community Health Education from The Ohio State University. David spent a year studying Spanish language, culture, and public health in Madrid, Spain in a program through Bowling Green State University.

 

 

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Contact: Rita Patel, Executive Director

 

 

 

11/6 Training: Workplace Wellness that Works – Conversation Laura Putnam

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By: Michigan Wellness Council

 

WellBites Interview: Laura Putnam

Get to know Laura and more about her upcoming 11/6 training Workplace Wellness that Works can impact the success of your wellness programs.

 

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November 6, 2018:
Workplace Wellness That Works

(Day 1 Of Two-Day Conference)

Training Sponsored by   MARSHmclennan

Laura Putnam is the award-winning author of the #1 Amazon Hot New Release in HR & Personnel Management book, Workplace Wellness That Works, and founder of Motion Infusion, a leading provider of well-being and human performance speaking and training services. Her work has been covered by MSNBC, The New York Times, US News & World Report, Entrepreneur, Business Insider, and NPR. Learn more about Laura at her website and follow her on LinkedIn.

Register for the Conference – November 6-7, 2018
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Contact: Rita Patel, Executive Director

 

 

 

Nov 6-7 Conference: Speaker Spotlight – Shawn Premer

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By: Michigan Wellness Council

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Nov 6-7 Conference
Exploring Pathways to Positive Workplace Culture

 

Shawn Premer
Chief Human Resources Officer
Consumers Credit Union

shawn.jpgShawn Premer, is the third speaker for our upcoming conference on Nov 6-7. The presentation is entitled “Creating a world-class wellness program as an employee engagement strategy”.

Shawn Premer, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Chief Human Resources Officer, Consumers Credit Union – Consumers Credit Union has 300 employees, over $900 million in assets and is headquartered in Kalamazoo MI. Shawn is responsible for providing leadership in establishing and implementing human resource strategies. Shawn’s primary focus is on employee and member engagement. Consumers is proud of its 98% member satisfaction rate, it’s over 11 years of recognition as one of West Michigan’s 101 Best & Brightest Companies and 4 years of being recognized Nationally as a 101 Best & Brightest Company!  In addition, Consumers has been honored as a 101 Best & Brightest in Wellness Employer in Michigan and a Healthiest 100 Employer Nationally.

Shawn holds a bachelor’s degree in business Management from Northwood University and an MBA with a focus in Global Business Studies from Cornerstone University.  Shawn also holds SPHR, SHRM-SCP, and Certified Corporate Wellness Specialist (CCWS) certifications.

A wife of 24 years and a mother of three, Shawn is also an avid runner and yogi.  In 2016 she was honored as Michigan’s Top HR Professional by the Michigan Chapter of Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM).  She also serves on the executive council for Michigan Chapter of SHRM, the board of Southwest Michigan First, the advisory board for Kalamazoo Valley Community College’s Groves Facility, and the board of Senior Services of Southwest Michigan where she chairs the Human Resource Executive Committee.  In addition to the organizations listed above Shawn also founded and chairs the Kalamazoo Area Wellness Networking group, which includes 20 area organizations who come together to share wellness best practices.

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Contact: Rita Patel, Executive Director

 

 

American Society of Employers (ASE) announces the Michigan HR Executives of the Year for 2018

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By: American Society of Employers

 

American Society of Employers (ASE) announces the Michigan HR Executives of the Year for 2018

Honorees will be celebrated on Nov. 8 at ASE’s Annual Summit

Media Contact: Heather Nezich, ASE, 248.223.8040, hnezich@aseonline.org

Livonia, Mich. —October 8, 2018 — The American Society of Employers (ASE), one of the nation’s oldest and largest employer associations, is pleased to announce the honorees for its annual Michigan HR Executive of the Year for 2018.  Through a nomination process overseen by ASE, candidates are selected in four categories and recognized for their admirable work that distinguishes them in the field of Human Resource Management.  The category winners are:

  • Diane M. Antishin, Vice President, HR Operations, DTE Energy (For-profit Organization – Large Employer)
  • Denise Dorigo Jones, Director, Human Resources, Nemak (For-profit Organization – Small Employer)
  • Elizabeth Wilcox, Associate VP, Human Resources, Kettering University (Non-profit Organization – Large Employer)
  • Michelle Hansel, Vice President, Human Resources, Detroit Regional Chamber (Non-profit Organization – Small Employer)

 

“The caliber of honorees this year is impressive, as always.  They’ve each dedicated themselves to the HR profession and have proven their dedication through their achievements,” stated Mary E. Corrado, ASE President & CEO.

The Michigan HR Executives of the Year for 2018 will receive their awards at ASE’s 15th Annual Summit, which celebrates not only the honorees but the pivotal role of the HR profession in Michigan’s business and non-profit communities. ASE will also celebrate and recognize its members that have been with ASE for 50+ years.

The ASE Annual Summit will be held Thursday, Nov. 8 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Detroit Athletic Club. The event will feature a keynote presentation by Dr. Ken Washington, Vice President, Research and Advanced Engineering and Chief Technology Officer, Ford Motor Company.

ASE’s 2018 Annual Summit is open to both ASE members and non-members. Tickets are $99 per person, $539 for groups of six, and $639 for groups of eight. The evening includes networking, cocktails, small plates, and dessert. To purchase tickets or for registration information, please call 248-223-8006 or visit the ASE website.

About the American Society of Employers (ASE) – a Centennial Organization

The American Society of Employers (ASE) is a not-for-profit trade association providing people-management information and services to Michigan employers. Since 1902, member organizations have relied on ASE to be their single, cost-effective source for HR information and support, helping to grow their bottom line by enhancing the effectiveness of their people. Learn more about ASE at www.aseonline.org.

We’ve arrived!

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By: Sterling Insurance Group

 

News: Sterling Insurance Group opens doors in Detroit Renaissance Center.

We’ve arrived!

Sterling Insurance Group is proud to open its doors in Detroit. Find us in the beautiful Renaissance Center in Tower 100!  This office serves primarily as a Personal Insurance hub, so stop by and see us to get a quote on your Home & Auto Insurance.

Location:

100 Renaissance Center | Suite 1-1108
Detroit, MI
48243

For a limited time, we’re giving away Starbucks gift cards to all walk-ins. Be sure to stop by!

We’re proud to be in the Motor City. Stop by or call today: 313.394.0506

Get in touch with us:

Office Hours
Monday – Friday
7:15 AM – 3:00 PM

 

READ MORE: https://sterlingagency.com/resources/blog/news-sterling-insurance-group-opens-doors-in-gm-renaissance-center/

Financial Times Names 21 CAPTRUST Advisors to Top 401 List

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By: CAPTRUST

 

 | Raleigh, NC

Financial Times Names 21 CAPTRUST Advisors to Top 401 List

The Financial Times included 21 CAPTRUST advisors in the publication’s 2018 list of the 401 Top Retirement Advisors. The list recognizes the top financial advisors who specialize in serving defined contribution (DC) retirement plans, such as 401(k) and 403(b) plans.

Financial advisors from across the U.S. applied for consideration, having met a set minimum of requirements. The applicants were then graded on six criteria: DC assets under management, DC plan growth rate, specialization in DC plans, years of experience, advanced industry credentials, and compliance record.

The final FT 401 represent an impressive cohort of elite advisors: the average advisor in this year’s FT 401 has 20 years of experience advising DC plans and advises on $1.26 billion in DC plan assets.

The list includes the following CAPTRUST financial advisors:

Robert C. Auditore (Boston)

Karen Casillas, CFS®, AIF® (Los Angeles)

John Davenport, CFA (New York)

Jean Duffy, ARPC, AIFA® (Des Moines)

Jim Edwards, AIF® (Allentown)

Shaun Eskamani (Raleigh)

Jeb Graham, CPFA®, CEBS®, CIMA® (Tampa)

Errol A. Hau, CTP/CCM (Clarkston)

Todd Jones, CFP®, AIF®, ARPS (Raleigh)

Wat B. Keys, CFP®, CRPS (Raleigh)

Christopher D. Kulick, Jr., CIMA® (Doylestown)

Michael Maresh, AIFA® (Austin)

Patrick K. Marlatt (Raleigh)

John Martin, AIF® (Raleigh)

Paul W. Owen, AIF®, APR (Birmingham)

John A. Pickett, CIMA® (Dallas)

Jim Pierce, CEBS® (Des Moines)

Paul Schaffer, AIF® (Doylestown)

Paul Stibich (Akron)

Scott Wertheim, AIF®, CEBS® (Doylestown)

Travis Whitten, CFP® (Dallas)

To read the article online, please visit ft.com.

About CAPTRUST

CAPTRUST Financial Advisors is an independent investment research and fee-based advisory firm specializing in providing retirement plan and investment advisory services to retirement plan fiduciaries, endowments and foundations, and executives and high-net-worth individuals. Headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina, the firm represents more than $278 billion in client assets from its offices located across the U.S.

Nov 6-7 Training + Conference: Grab Your Spot!

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By Michigan Wellness Council 

 

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Nov 6-7 Training + Conference
Exploring Pathways to Positive Workplace Culture

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November 6th Pre-Conference Training: 8:30 am to 4:00 pm Workplace Wellness that Works – Training (Sponsored by Marsh And McLennan) by Laura Putnam at 3331 W Big Beaver Rd, #200, Troy, MI 48084 (Details & Registration)

November 7th Conference Presentations: 8:00 am to 4:00pm Exploring Pathways to Positive Workplace Culture at MSU Management Education Center, 811 W. Square Lake Road, Troy, MI 48098 (Details & Registration)

(1) OPENING KEYNOTE Micromoves to build a positive workplace by Chris White, Managing Director, Center for Positive Organizations at University of Michigan

(2) Creating a Culture of Wellbeing: Swimming, Floating or Drowning? by Mary Marzec, PhD, Senior Health Strategy Consultant at RedBrick Health

(3) Case Study: Creating a world-class wellness program as an employee engagement strategy by Shawn Premer, Chief Human Resources Officer at Consumers Credit Union

(4) Cleveland Clinic: What can small business learn from one of the largest employee wellness programs in the world? by David Pauer, Director of Wellness for the Employee Health Plan (EHP) at The Cleveland Clinic

(5) CLOSING KEYNOTE A New Way of Thinking: Wellbeing as the Foundation of Employee Experience by Mindi Cox, Senior Vice President, People & Great Work at O.C. Tanner.

Registration Fee:

$175 -11/6 Training ONLY – Non-Members
$150 – 11/6 Training ONLY – MWC Members
$275 – 11/7 Conference Presentations ONLY – Non-Members
$250 – 11/7 Conference Presentations ONLY – Members
$300 – 2-Day Package – MWC Members
$350 – 2-Day Package – Non-Members

Hotel Options:

The Somerset Inn (call 248-643-7800 and let them know you are with Michigan Wellness Council to get a discounted rate of $129 plus tax) 2601 W Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084 (distance to conference venue 4.3 miles)

Options on MSU Management Center Website

Hampton Inn 100 Wilshire Dr, Troy, MI 48084 (distance to conference venue 4 miles)

Hilton Garden Inn 200 Wilshire Dr, Troy, MI 48084 (distance to conference venue 4 miles)

Certification: National Association for Business Resources Best and  Brightest Programs is recognized by SHRM to offer SHRM-CP®or SHRM-SCP® professional development credits (PDCs).

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Register for the Conference – November 6-7, 2018
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Want to save on the cost of MWC events? Renew your MWC membership (or become a member) to get discounts.

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Enjoy your day!
Contact: Rita Patel, Executive Director

 

 

Fakhouri joins Plunkett Cooney press release 2018

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By Plunkett Cooney 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE:  October 2, 2018
CONTACT:  John E. Cornwell (248) 901-4008

Firm expands business department with new attorney Adel Fakhouri

Fakhouri2018_Color.jpgBloomfield Hills, MI — October 2, 2018 — Plunkett Cooney, one of the Midwest’s oldest and largest law firms, recently expanded its business law department with the addition of attorney Adel Fakhouri.

A member of the firm’s Bloomfield Hills office, Fakhouri focuses his practice in the area of business transactions, start-ups and formation, real estate law, healthcare law, cannabis law and trademark filing. He has represented entrepreneurial start-ups to small and mid-size companies for over 12 years. Fakhouri has particular expertise in finance law, mergers and acquisitions, contract drafting (including purchase/supply, OEM, marketing, employee, supplier/distributor agreements, licensing, joint-ventures and more), negotiation and corporate governance, leasing, real estate acquisition and civil litigation.

Admitted to practice law in state and federal courts in Michigan and Florida, Fakhouri is a member of the state bar associations of Florida and Michigan, the Chaldean American Bar Association and the Oakland County Bar Association. He also holds a Michigan Real Estate and Series 6 and 7 Brokerage license.

Fakhouri received both his undergraduate and law degrees from Michigan State University in 2003 and 2006, respectively. He spent nearly two years practicing law on the international level in both Kuwait and Dubai.

The members of Plunkett Cooney’s Business Law Department provide legal services to clients in numerous industries, including automotive, banking, construction, foodservice and hospitality, healthcare, medical cannabis, nonprofit, real estate and others.

Established in 1913, Plunkett Cooney is one of the nation’s oldest and largest law firms with approximately 300 employees, including 145 attorneys in eight Michigan cities, as well as in Chicago, Illinois, Columbus, Ohio and Indianapolis, Indiana. The firm, which provides a range of transactional and litigation services, has achieved the highest rating (AV) awarded by Martindale-Hubbell. Fortune magazine has also named Plunkett Cooney among the top commercial law firms in the United States.

For more information about attorney Adel Fakhouri joining Plunkett Cooney, contact the firm’s Director of Marketing & Business Development John Cornwell at (248) 901-4008; jcornwell@plunkettcooney.com.

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Nov 6-7 Conference: Speaker Spotlight – Mary Marzec, PhD

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By Michigan Wellness Council 

 

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Nov 6-7 Conference
Exploring Pathways to Positive Workplace Culture

Mary Marzec, PhD
Senior Researcher
RedBrick Health + VirginPulse

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Mary Marzec, PhD is the second speaker for our  upcoming conference on Nov 6-7. The presentation is entitled “Creating a Culture of Wellbeing: Swimming, Floating or Sinking?”.

 

Dr. Marzec is a Sr. Researcher with RedBrick Health. She leads the workplace culture initiative. She has over 12 years’ experience working with employers on population health and employee well-being strategies. Her areas of focus are stress, and leveraging culture to improve engagement in company-sponsored well-being initiatives and health.

Previously at the University of Michigan, Mary led the development of the Workplace Culture of Health survey, which quantifies health-contributing factors in the environment and culture. This is a main component of RedBrick’s Culture Check™. By identifying strengths and opportunities, organizations can leverage cultural factors to more effectively support the health of their populations. More information about her work and Culture Check can be found at RedBrick + Virgin Pulse’s blog.

Mary has a master’s degree in Biostatistics and a PhD in Kinesiology, both from the University of Michigan. She has received multiple outstanding research awards for outstanding research and is frequently presents at national conferences.

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Register for the Conference – November 6-7, 2018
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Want to save on the cost of MWC events? Renew your MWC membership (or become a member) to get discounts.

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Enjoy your day!
Contact: Rita Patel, Executive Director