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Annual Employee Benefits Seminar
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July 25, 2018 | TIME: 8:30AM-11:00AM
Registration and breakfast will begin at 8:00AM
Ryan Rice, Pharmacy Benefit Change Leader
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With the better part of a decade’s experience in the healthcare and pharmacy benefit management (PBM) industry, Ryan has been a trusted advocate, helping plan sponsors develop leading pharmacy strategies and solutions that have shaped measurable plan savings and quality program management outcomes.
In addition to leading business development activities for a fully pass through and transparent PBM, Ryan has focused his career on developing aligned partnerships with health plan/managed care entities and direct-to-employer, broker/TPA organizations. In addition to his business development and client management experience, Ryan also has extensive knowledge of procurement, pharmacy contracting, client collaboration, and business development.
Most notably, Ryan is an advocate of empowering plan sponsors to look closely at their partner contracts, applying a no-nonsense and candid point of view to hold partners accountable. He believes it is important for plan sponsors to understand the benefits of an alternative and holistic means of managing the pharmacy benefit by way of seeking transparent and pass-through business models. Ryan served as Strategic Pharmacy Operations Lead for Evolent Health, where he was responsible for developing strategic partnerships focused in the value-based care delivery model.
Previously, he spent three years as a consultant with The Burchfield Group, where he led procurement and consulting work for health plans and large employers. He initially gained extensive pharmacy benefit experience during his tenure with one of the industry’s largest PBMs, developing relationships in the managed care and employer space.
His collective experience gives Ryan a deep understanding of the varying operational and strategic nuances of managed care and employer organizations. Ryan earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Public Relations and Marketing from Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa.
Alicia Suessmith & Jason Schott, Dynamic Recycling
Building & Maintaining a Culture to be Proud of… During Rapid Growth & Change
Dynamic Recycling is a global industry leader with locations in Nashville, TN, Minneapolis, MN, and Onalaska, WI providing environmentally sustainable solutions for e-waste recycling, precious metal recovery, legislative compliance, and asset management. In Dynamic’s short 11 years of existence, the company has grown at a break neck pace while deliberately building and maintaining its “secret sauce:” its culture. Alicia Suessmith and Jason Schott will share the company’s common sense strategies to building and maintaining a culture the team members are proud of… during rapid growth and change.More about Alicia Suessmith
Alicia Suessmith serves as the Vice President of People Operations for Dynamic Recycling. Dynamic Recycling is a global industry leader with location in Nashville, TN, Minneapolis, MN, and Onalaska, WI providing environmentally sustainable solutions for e-waste recycling, precious metal recovery, legislative compliance, and asset management. At Dynamic, Alicia and her team work to ensure that Dynamic Recycling has the best people, is a great place to work, and has a strong talent pipeline to support the business’ continued growth. Alicia holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Management with a Human Resources emphasis and maintains certification as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) through the HR Certification Institute. Alicia lives in Winona with her husband Dan.
Jason Schott serves as the Vice President of Sales with Dynamic Recycling. Dynamic Recycling is a global industry leader with locations in Nashville, TN, Minneapolis, MN, and Onalaska, WI providing environmentally sustainable solutions for e-waste recycling, precious metal recovery, legislative compliance, and asset management. Jason also serves on the executive board for AROW (Associated Recyclers of Wisconsin) where he provides professional insight into the electronics recycling industry. He has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse. He lives here in the coulee region with his wife Sara, son Weston, and daughter Jaylee.
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