2014 Conference Materials

Conference Speakers

Name Title Company
Amy S. Wilson Member Frost Brown Todd LLC
Barbie Sparr, PHR Consultant Mercer
Brian McDermott Shareholder Ogletree Deakins
Carrie Van Daele CEO/President Van Daele & Associates Consulting, Inc.
Catherine Lacho Member Frost Brown Todd LLC
Charles F. Mansfield III, CFA Investment Practice Leader Mercer DC Advisors
Cheryl Evens President Evens Time, Inc.
Christopher Schrader, SPHR President Schrader & Associates
ChrysMarie Suby President/CEO Labor Management Institute
Chuck Gillespie, MBA Executive Director Wellness Council of Indiana
Dan Diebolt Director, Compensation and HR Services HR Dimensions
David J. Pryzbylski, Esq. Associate Barnes & Thornburg LLP
David Swider Partner Bose McKinney & Evans
Dawn M. Lively, MBA, PHR Director of Client Services Tilson
Douglas G. Prince, CPA, AIFA, PRP Chief Executive Officer ProCourse Fiduciary Advisors, LLC
Dr. Hope Zoeller Founder & President HOPE, llc
Dr. Joe DeSensi Senior Consultant Helping Other People Excel, llc
Eugene Droder, III Member Frost Brown Todd LLC
Evan Kraus Director, Private Exchanges Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
Heather L. Wilson Member Frost Brown Todd LLC
Janeen L. Feinberg Associate Frost Brown Todd LLC
Jeffrey N. Lindemann Member Frost Brown Todd LLC
Jenifer Brown Ice Miller LLP Ice Miller LLP
Jerry Scott, SPHR Director of Commercial Risk Management Gibson
Jill Jones-Arnold Director of Human Resources and Counsel ITT Educational Services, Inc.
John Forrest, CHRS Health Care Reform Specialist Apex Benefits Group
Julie Bingham Advisor FirstPerson
Julie Laing, PHR Account Manager Tilson
Julie Nelson Business Development Manager ATI Worksite Solutions
Julius E. Rhodes, SPHR Founder and Principal mpr group
Katy Stowers Advisor & General Counsel FirstPerson
Linda Passmore, FLMI, ALHC President Complete Wellness Solutions
Marcie Kustra, CEBS, AIF®, Registered Representative Advisor Mercer DC Advisors
Martin George, Ph.D. CEO Language Training Center
Melissa Tobler, RN, BSN, CWWPM Practice Leader – Health Strategies Hays Companies
Michael C. Terrell Partner Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
Mike McCarty CEO eReferenceCheck
Molly Burns Director of Marketing Fairbanks
Myron Kanning Senior Lecturer Indiana University
Nancy Ahlrichs, SPHR, CDE Strategic Account Manager FlashPoint
Nathan A. Baker Partner Barnes & Thornburg LLP
Patrick O’Cull Principal Mercer
Paul Ashley, CEBS Advisor FirstPerson
Rick Huff Area Vice President Gallagher Benefit Services
Rick Kinsley CEO & Managing Partner Kinsley Group
Scott A Dendler, CSP, CEA, REM President ComplianceEHS, Inc.
Stephanie Smithey Shareholder Ogletree Deakins Law Firm
Susan Day, LCSW, LCAC Regional Relationship Manager Fairbanks
Taryn Stejskal, Ph.D. Center of Leadership Excellence, Practice Leader, Leadership Development and Assessment Career Consultants OI Partners
Terri Jackson Client Service Executive Hylant

Conference Materials


Morning Workshops

Workshop 1
Practical Coaching Techniques for Improving Performance and Leadership Behavior
Taryn Stejskal, Ph.D., Career Consultants OI Partners

Workshop 2
Employment Law Boot Camp
Jeffrey N. Lindemann, Frost Brown Todd LLC

Afternoon Workshops

Workshop 3
Human Resources/Employment Law: Case Law Update
No materials will be available in advance of this session
Janeen L. Feinberg, Catherine Lacho and Amy Wilson, Frost Brown Todd LLC

Workshop 4
HR Profit: How You Can Become a Financial Business Consultant For Your Company
No materials will be available in advance of this session
Carrie Van Daele, Van Daele & Associates Consulting, Inc.


Opening Keynote Presentation

50 Years of Human Resources No materials will be available in advance of this session
Frost Brown Todd attorneys

Concurrent Session One

Strategic Business Management
What Your Retirement Plan Will Look Like in the Future
Douglas G. Prince, CPA, AIFA, PRP, ProCourse Fiduciary Advisors, LLC

Regulatory Compliance 1
Messages from the Trenches
Heather L. Wilson, Frost Brown Todd LLC

Regulatory Compliance 2
The Expanding Reach of the NLRB: What Both Union and Non-Union Employers Need to Know for 2014 and Beyond
Nathan A. Baker and David J. Pryzbylski, Esq., Barnes & Thornburg LLP

Leadership and Engagement
Attracting, Engaging, and Retaining Employees
Rick Huff, Gallagher Benefit Services

HR Technology
How Technology Can Keep Your Wellness Program on Track
Linda Passmore, FLMI, ALHC, Complete Wellness Solutions

Concurrent Session Two

Strategic Business Management
FutureBiz© 2024: HR’s New Model
No materials will be available in advance of this session
Myron Kanning, Indiana University

Regulatory Compliance 1
Effective Safety Management for the HR Professional
Scott A Dendler, ComplianceEHS, Inc.

Regulatory Compliance 2
Health Care Reform: What’s Next?
Terri Jackson, Hylant

Leadership and Engagement
Difficult Conversations 201
Dawn M. Lively, MBA, PHR and Julie Laing, Tilson

HR Technology
Automated Reference Checks for Tech Savvy HR
Mike McCarty, eReferenceCheck

Concurrent Session Three

Strategic Business Management
Selecting Top Talent
Rick Kinsley, Kinsley Group

Regulatory Compliance 1
Internal Investigations
Heather L. Wilson, Frost Brown Todd LLC

Regulatory Compliance 2
New Tracking and Reporting Challenges under the Affordable Care Act
Stephanie Smithey, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm

Leadership and Engagement
Dealing with Difficult Employees: Discharge, Discipline…or Denial
Brian McDermott, Ogletree Deakins and Jill Jones-Arnold, ITT Educational Services

HR Technology
The Pitfalls of Social Networking in the Workplace
Michael C. Terrell, Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP

Concurrent Session Four

Strategic Business Management
Numbers Drive Business, But People Drive Profits
Chuck Gillespie, MBA, Wellness Council of Indiana

Regulatory Compliance 1
10 Tips for Improving Your Standard Employment Agreements: Offer Letters, Employment Agreements, and Restrictive Covenants
Brian McDermott, Ogletree Deakins and Jill Jones-Arnold, ITT Educational Services

Regulatory Compliance 2
Avoiding Legal Pitfalls in Background Screening
Mike McCarty, Safe Hiring Solutions

Leadership and Engagement
The Power of Leadership Presence
Dr. Hope Zoeller, HOPE, llc

HR Technology
Proper Scheduling and Professional Workforce Certification Makes a Huge Difference
Cheryl Evens, Evens Time, Inc. and ChrysMarie Suby, Labor Management Institute


Concurrent Session Five

Strategic Business Management
Considerations and Strategic Solutions for Health Care Reform
John Forrest, CHRS, Apex Benefits Group

Regulatory Compliance 1
10 Pitfalls Nearly Every Handbook Contains
Amy S. Wilson, Frost Brown Todd LLC

Regulatory Compliance 2
Considering New Options: Navigating the 2014 Health Insurance Marketplace
Katy Stowers and Paul Ashley, FirstPerson

Leadership and Engagement
Reinforcement Motivation Theory and the Law of Unintended Consequences
Dr. Joe DeSensi, HOPE, llc

Pay Trends for 2014
Dan Diebolt, HR Dimensions

Concurrent Session Six

Strategic Business Management
The New State of Performance Management
Patrick O’Cull, Mercer

Regulatory Compliance 1
Immigration Today and Tomorrow
Jenifer Brown, Ice Miller LLP

Regulatory Compliance 2
Surviving the Aggressive New Department of Labor
David Swider, Bose McKinney & Evans

Leadership and Engagement
The PROACTIVE Communicator
Dr. Hope Zoeller, HOPE, llc

Compensation: It’s More Than Just a Paycheck
Julie Bingham, FirstPerson

Concurrent Session Seven

Strategic Business Management
Federal and State Legislative Update
Christopher Schrader, SPHR, Indiana State Council of SHRM

Regulatory Compliance 1
Dodging the Wage and Hour Bullet
Eugene Droder III, Frost Brown Todd LLC

Regulatory Compliance 2
Reasons and Requirements: Providing Language Resources for Employees
Martin George, Ph.D., Language Training Center

Leadership and Engagement
How to Move from Survive to Thrive? Let Competencies Be Your Compass
Nancy Ahlrichs, SPHR, CDE, FlashPoint

Engagement – It’s Easier (and Harder) Than You Thought
Melissa Tobler, RN, BSN, CWWPM, Hays Companies

Concurrent Session Eight

Strategic Business Management
Strategic Risk Management as an HR Leadership Opportunity
Jerry Scott, SPHR, Gibson

Regulatory Compliance 1
Getting Ahead of Worker’s Compensation
Julie Nelson, ATI Worksite Solutions

Regulatory Compliance 2
Do You Know How Your Benefits Compare to Others?
Barbie Sparr, Mercer

Leadership and Engagement
Leadership: Leading Where you Are
Susan Day, LCSW, LCAC and Molly Burns, Fairbanks

Target Date Funds 2.0
Marcie Kustra, CEBS, AIF® and Chas Mansfield, Mercer DC Advisors

Closing Keynote Presentation

Creating and Sustaining a Culture of Excellence No materials will be available in advance of this session
Julius E. Rhodes, SPHR, mpr group