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​2019 Gold Sponsors

Buck​ | Cigna | EPIC Hearing Healthcare | Fidelity HSA | Lockton Retirement Services 
Mercer​ | Scoop | Voya Financial​​

C. Scott Boring, CEBS
Principal - Health Practice Leader
4023 Feather Lakes Way, Suite 6238
Houston, TX 77325
(832) 584-1949

About us

Keeping your promises to your employees.
Delivering big results for your workforce.

With changing dynamics in healthcare, retirement, and talent, people think about work in very different ways. Today, your employees expect you to invest in their growth and their financial security in flexible and more personalized ways.

At Buck, we’re working to redefine the social contract, or two-way relationship, between you and your employees, to not only accommodate shifting expectations, but to stay ahead of them. We partner with forward-thinking organizations to re-envision the role of the employer and re-design how employees work and live.

No challenge is too big or too small for our team. Our strategic approach helps you realize the best organizational performance for your business while driving positive health, wealth, and career outcomes for your people.

With an eye towards the future, we’re introducing new technology-enabled solutions that make delivering on your commitments to your employees seamless and more measurable. So you can make the right decisions regardless of the shifts in your workforce and strategy.


Cigna Global Health Benefits

Dan Connolly
Senior New Business Manager
Cigna Global Health
2223 Washington Street
Newton, MA 02462
(954) 270-4628

Cigna is a global health service company dedicated to helping the people we serve improve their health, well-being and sense of security. Cigna helps organizations around the world. Our integrated plans and services combine with proven health and wellbeing programs to help employees stay healthy and on the job.

For more information about our company, please visit

EPIC Hearing Healthcare

Dru N. Coleman​
Director of Sales and Marketing
EPIC Hearing Healthcare
3191 W Temple Avenue, Suite 200
Pomona, CA 91768
(909) 718-8412

The EPIC Hearing Service Plan (HSP) is the nation's largest network of ear physicians and audiologists providing a full array of hearing-related benefits. There are no enrollment fees or monthly premium costs to employer groups or their families. EPIC coordinates with all health plans to maximize hearing benefits and minimize any out-of-pocket expense for members, while providing 25% to 60% savings off all major brands of hearing-related products.


Fidelity HSA

Andrea Tager
Director, HSA Channel Marketing
Fidelity Investments | Fidelity Healthcare Group
200 Seaport Blvd
Boston, MA 02210

Fidelity HSA® – Created for employers with an HSA-eligible health plan seeking an HSA solution that helps employees manage today's health care expenses while planning for their future health care needs.



Lockton Retirement Services

Samuel A. Henson, J.D., CEBS
SVP – Director of Legislative & Regulatory Affairs
Lockton Retirement Services
444 West 47th Street, Suite 900
Kansas City, MO 64112
(816) 960-9000

Lockton’s Retirement Practice helps clients drive positive outcomes for their businesses and their employees through strategic advice about fiduciary duty, benefits plan design, investments, plan administration and employee education.  The Retirement practice is part of a larger strategic risk management business focused on helping organizations manage expenses and reduce their property, casualty and human capital risk and exposure to litigation.

Lockton Companies is the world’s largest privately owned, independent insurance brokerage firm and the tenth largest insurance broker overall. More than 7,000 professionals at Lockton provide 50,000 clients around the world with risk management, insurance, employee benefits consulting and retirement services. Lockton is committed to one focus: serving our clients. Our passion for client service helps us retain 96% of our clients annually, the highest in the industry, fostering greater organic growth than our peers for decades.


Janis Koltun, CEBS, ISCEBS Fellow
333 South 7th Street, Suite 1400
Minneapolis, MN 55402
(612) 642-8740


The challenges and opportunities you and your employees face are increasingly interconnected — succeeding in one area depends on making strides in another.

More affordable, higher quality health benefits, for example, can help employees save more for retirement.  And career frameworks that meet employees’ evolving needs can help businesses attract the right talent to improve performance.

That’s why looking at the bigger picture — to determine where your health, wealth and career needs and goals intersect — is critical. And this is where Mercer excels.

We are a global firm of more than 21,000 professionals with a passion for advancing the health, wealth and careers of over 110 million people worldwide.

We’re united by a single idea — to make lives better tomorrow through the actions we take today.  It’s why more than 26,000 organizations across the globe choose Mercer. And it’s what drives us to solve complex problems and find new ways to make a positive impact.

See how we’re helping people and organizations around the world take steps today to secure a brighter tomorrow at


Jennifer Plent
Strategic Accounts           
Scoop Technologies Inc.
22 4th Street, 9th Floor
San Francisco, CA  94103
(512) 900-0295

Scoop is the largest carpooling solution in the United States, partnering with some of the world's most forward-thinking organizations to offer convenient and enjoyable carpooling to their workforces. By addressing a key pain point for businesses and employees alike, Scoop solves for the third largest driver of voluntary attrition: the commute. By helping to make employees happier, healthier, and more productive in their day-to-day lives, Scoop supports organizations delivering exceptional employee experience, giving them an advantage in an ever-evolving, competitive landscape.

Learn more at


Voya Financial

Stephen Barry
Director, Strategic Relationships & Global Solutions
Voya Financial
200 West Madison Street, Suite 3840
Chicago, IL 60606
(312) 422-8569

Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), which has rebranded from ING U.S., is a premier retirement, investment and insurance company serving the financial needs of approximately 13 million individual and institutional customers in the United States. The company’s vision is to be America’s Retirement CompanyTM, and its guiding principle is centered on solving the most daunting financial challenge facing Americans today—retirement readiness. Working directly with clients and through a broad group of financial intermediaries, independent producers, affiliated advisors and dedicated sales specialists, Voya provides a comprehensive portfolio of asset accumulation, asset protection and asset distribution products and services. With a dedicated workforce of approximately 7,000 employees, Voya is grounded in a clear mission to make a secure financial future possible—one person, one family, one institution at a time.

For more information, visit Follow Voya Financial on Facebook and Twitter at @VoyaFinancial.