BEGIN:VCALENDAR PRODID:-//Microsoft Corporation//Outlook 16.0 MIMEDIR//EN VERSION:2.0 METHOD:PUBLISH X-MS-OLK-FORCEINSPECTOROPEN:TRUE BEGIN:VTIMEZONE TZID:Canada Central Standard Time BEGIN:STANDARD DTSTART:16010101T000000 TZOFFSETFROM:-0600 TZOFFSETTO:-0600 END:STANDARD END:VTIMEZONE BEGIN:VEVENT CLASS:PUBLIC CREATED:20180801T183751Z DESCRIPTION:Owners of small and medium-sized businesses are keenly aware th at success depends on their most important asset: loyal\, long-term employ ees who serve customers well and keep the business running smoothly. That ’s why many are enhancing their compensation packages to include incenti ves beyond salary\, such as group benefit and retirement plans\, to help a ttract and retain the most productive and engaged employees.\nIn this sess ion\, you will learn: \n* The drivers behind and key benefits of of fering a group benefit and retirement plan as part of a competitive compen sation package\;\n* The steps you should take to implement a plan a nd how an insurance advisor can help you achieve your goals\; and\,\n* The product options available and how to structure a plan to best meet the needs of your employees and your budget.\n \nMeet Your Facilitators:\ nDon Rowell is a Client Relationship Specialist with CUMIS Life Insurance Company. Don has nearly 25 years of experience in the group retirement in dustry. In his role\, Don works closely with small to medium-sized busines ses to service their new and existing group retirement plans. Don has comp leted the Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS) course\, which incl udes the Retirement Plans Associate (RPA) and Compensation Management Spec ialist designations and received ISCEBS Fellowship Status in 2011. Don ho lds two bachelor’s degrees from the University of Saskatchewan and has c ompleted other industry related courses.\nRita Rushton is an Account Manag er in Group Benefits at the Cooperators Life Insurance Company. Rita has been with The Co-operators since 2007 and has over 25 years experience in the Group Insurance Industry. She gained her experience at five different Regina-based insurers in a wide variety of roles\, including administratio n\, policy set up\, call centre management\, and most recently\, account \ nmanagement. Since joining The Co-operators\, Rita has served the Group Be nefits needs of credit unions across Canada and has loved every minute of it. Originally raised on a farm in small-town Saskatchewan\, Rita been a c redit union member for over 30 years.\n \n DTEND;TZID="Canada Central Standard Time":20181024T120000 DTSTAMP:20180801T183751Z DTSTART;TZID="Canada Central Standard Time":20181024T103000 LAST-MODIFIED:20180801T183751Z PRIORITY:5 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY;LANGUAGE=en-ca:protecting Your Business and Employees TRANSP:OPAQUE UID:040000008200E00074C5B7101A82E008000000008001F1D79C29D401000000000000000 010000000E4A2D181E4BA1746A2DF06CD7B4CBF8A X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:< /head>

Owners of small and med ium-sized businesses are keenly aware that success depends on their most i mportant asset: loyal\, long-term employees who serve customers well and k eep the business running smoothly. That’\;s why many are enhancing th eir compensation packages to include incentives beyond salary\, such as gr oup benefit and retirement plans\, to help attract and retain the most pro ductive and engaged employees.

In this se ssion\, you will learn:

·\; \; \;  \; \; \; \; \; The drivers behind and key benefits of offering a group benefit and retirement plan as part of a competitive compensation package\;

·\; \; \; \; \; \; \; \; < ![endif]>The steps you should take to implement a plan and how an insuranc e advisor can help you achieve your goals\; and\,

·\; \; \; \; \; \; \ ; \; The product options available and how to structure a plan to best meet the needs of your employees and your budget.

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Meet Your Facilitators:

Don Rowell is a Client Relationship Specialist with CU MIS Life Insurance Company. \; D on has nearly 25 years of experience in the group retirement industry. In his role\, Don works closely with small to medium-sized businesses to serv ice their new and existing group retirement plans. Don has completed the C ertified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS) course\, which includes the Re tirement Plans Associate (RPA) and Compensation Management Specialist desi gnations and received ISCEBS Fellowship Status in 2011. \; Don holds t wo bachelor’\;s degrees from the University of Saskatchewan and has c ompleted other industry related courses.

Rita Rushton is an Account Manager in Group Benefits at the Cooperators Life Insurance Company. \; Rita has been with The Co-operators since 2007 and has over 25 years experience in the Group Insurance Industry. She gained h er experience at five different Regina-based insurers in a wide variety of roles\, including administration\, policy set up\, call centre management \, and most recently\, account

management. Sinc e joining The Co-operators\, Rita has served the Group Benefits needs of c redit unions across Canada and has loved every minute of it. Originally ra ised on a farm in small-town Saskatchewan\, Rita been a credit union membe r for over 30 years.

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