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:20191126T222417Z 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.\n \nIn this s ession\, you will learn:\n \n* The drivers behind and key benefits of off ering a group benefit and retirement plan as part of a competitive compens ation package\; \n* The steps you should take to implement a plan and how an insurance advisor can help you achieve your goals\; and\, \n* The produ ct options available and how to structure a plan to best meet the needs of your employees and your budget. \n \nMeet Your Facilitators \n \nAndrew T horburn is a Senior Account Executive\, Group Sales and Business Developme nt for the Alberta and Northwest Territories region with The Cooperators. He has been in this position for just over 10 years and brings 20 years o f Group Benefits experience to the role\, having previously worked for a f ew of Canada’s leading insurance companies. He has been involved in gro up sales in the Calgary market for over 17 years and previously worked in other aspects of the industry including pricing and customized reporting. Andrew has been a volunteer with Advocis for several years and previously held the title of President for the Calgary chapter. When not working\, Andrew enjoys playing sports such as hockey and golf but his favourite pas time is spending time with his family.\n \nDon Rowell is a Client Relation ship Specialist with CUMIS Life Insurance Company. Don has nearly 25 year s of experience in the group retirement industry. In his role\, Don works closely with small to medium-sized businesses to service their new and exi sting group retirement plans. Don has completed the Certified Employee Ben efit Specialist (CEBS) course\, which includes the Retirement Plans Associ ate (RPA) and Compensation Management Specialist designations and received ISCEBS Fellowship Status in 2011.  Don holds two bachelor’s degrees f rom the University of Saskatchewan and has completed other industry relate d courses. \n \n DTEND;TZID="Canada Central Standard Time":20200416T110000 DTSTAMP:20191126T222417Z DTSTART;TZID="Canada Central Standard Time":20200416T093000 LAST-MODIFIED:20191126T222417Z PRIORITY:5 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY;LANGUAGE=en-ca:Protecting Your Business and Employees TRANSP:OPAQUE UID:040000008200E00074C5B7101A82E00800000000000651F375A4D501000000000000000 010000000E3190A0534ADB74F85CDC2946B1F1200 X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:\n

Owners of small and medium-sized businesses are keenly aware that succe ss depends on their most important asset: loyal\, long-term employees who serve customers well and keep the business running smoothly. That’s why many are enhancing their compensation packages to include incentives beyon d salary\, such as group benefit and retirement plans\, to help attract an d retain the most productive and engaged employees.

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Meet Your Facilitators \;

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Andrew Thorburn is a Senior Account Executive\, Group Sales and Business Development for the Alberta a nd Northwest Territories region with The Cooperators. \; He has been i n this position for just over 10 years and brings 20 years of Group Benefi ts experience to the role\, having previously worked for a few of Canada ’s leading insurance companies. \; He has been involved in group sal es in the Calgary market for over 17 years and previously worked in other aspects of the industry including pricing and customized reporting. \; Andrew has been a volunteer with Advocis for se veral years and previously held the title of President for the Calgary cha pter. \; When not working\, Andrew enjoys playing sports such as hocke y and golf but his favourite pastime is spending time with his family.

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Don Rowell is a Client Relationship Specialist with CUMIS Life Insurance Comp any. \; Don has nearly 25 years of experience in the group retirement industry. In his role\, Don works closely with small to medium-sized busin esses to service their new and existing group retirement plans. Don has co mpleted the Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS) course\, which in cludes the Retirement Plans Associate (RPA) and Compensation Management Sp ecialist designations and received ISCEBS Fellowship Status in 2011.  Do n holds two bachelor’s degrees from the University of Saskatchewan and h as completed other industry related courses. \;

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