Upcoming events

    • October 26, 2022
    • 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Poinsett Club | 807 E Washington St, Greenville, SC 29601

    Join us on October 26 at 4pm at the Poinsett Club!

    We will be presenting "Top Secret" Ways to Health Benefits Transparency, Cost and Quality Performance.  

    This event is a discussion on the opportunities for healthcare collaboration led by employers. Topics include cost containment that also assures a focused effort to get the triple aim accomplished with the best quality, access, and value. This will be an interactive format about the innovation that employer and vendor organizations can bring to the market individually and collaboratively.  

    Enjoy hors d'oeuvres, beer, wine or soft drinks.   

    Parking is Complimentary

    Attire: Business and a jacket is required; ties though are optional.

    Featured speakers:

    Kevin L. Taylor, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, sHRBP - Chief Human Resources Officer

    Kevin has developed constantly since first taking his first position at Bob Jones University. Entering the Human Resources field as a Payroll Manager, he has developed in the area of payroll to developing the expanding compensation model used today. He expanded to learn the aspects of benefits administration and integrated this into his role as Human Resources Manager. Now he leads the entire program of Human Resources as the Chief Human Resources officer and has developed the Staffing Services and Payroll Services teams while continuing to lead the benefits administration and organizational strategy through these turbulent times of benefits changes in the health care arena.

    Kerri M. Flowers - AVP of Self-Funded Operations and Account Management, Planned Administrators, Inc. (PAI)

    Kerri M. Flowers is the AVP of Self-Funded Operations and Account Management of Planned Administrators, Inc. (PAI), a nationally-licensed Third Party Administrator company (TPA), owned by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of South Carolina, the largest insurer in South Carolina. Ms. Flowers oversees eligibility and enrollment, claims processing, customer service and account management for the self-funded line of business. She has been with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of South Carolina for 29 years and during this time has served in various management positions in several different lines of business. She is a licensed agent in life and health insurance, has the Professional, Academy for Healthcare Management (PAHM) designation and is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of South Carolina.

    George Stiles - President & COO Planned Administrators, Inc.

    M. Shawn Stinson, MD serves as the Senior Vice President for Healthcare Innovation and Improvement for BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina. Until December of 2014, he was the Chief Quality & Patient Safety Officer of Palmetto Health (now PRISMA Health Midlands), the largest integrated healthcare system in the midlands of South Carolina. Dr. Stinson brings significant experience working with system quality management to his responsibility for ensuring high quality population health for BCBSSC’s members. As part of that effort, he plays a key role working closely with providers to identify opportunities that unite quality improvement and cost saving measures.

    John Collier - CEO Proactive MD

    John Collier, MBA, MHA, FACHE, Founder and CEO of Proactive MD, has dedicated his career to advancing the healthcare landscape by partnering with employers to provide broad-scope Advanced Primary Care that extends beyond the clinic walls. He has over 18 years of experience in healthcare leadership through his background in healthcare administration, payor contracting, provider network development, and employer cost containment plan design. John earned a Bachelor of Science in Pre-Medical Studies with a minor in Spanish from University of Arizona, followed by his MBA and MHA from Grand Canyon University. He spent time in Mexico and is fluent in Spanish. In addition, John is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and has been a member of The Young Presidents Organization (YPO) since 2018.

    Thank you to our sponsors:


Past events

December 14, 2021 The Hap-Hap-Happiest SBEN Holiday Party Ever
November 12, 2021 Greenville Benefits Forum: Benefits - The Strategic Game Changer in Your Total Rewards Package
September 22, 2021 2021 Annual Education Conference - The Future of Benefits is Here
February 11, 2021 Heart Health: Understanding the impact of heart health on your employee population and your health care budget
October 29, 2020 Fiduciary Responsibility Doesn’t Have to Keep You Up at Night
October 08, 2020 The Secret Sauce to Fixing Healthcare
September 16, 2020 Virtual Benefits Forum - Fall 2020
August 25, 2020 Support working parents during COVID - 19
August 06, 2020 Employee Cyber Wellness - Live Webinar
June 04, 2020 The mental health impact of COVID-19: What plan sponsors need to know.
May 20, 2020 Why Wellness Matters
April 02, 2020 Going Viral: COVID-19’s Impact to Employee Benefits Plans
December 10, 2019 Holiday Educational and Social Event | TopGolf
September 24, 2019 SBEN Regional Benefits Forum - Charlotte
February 22, 2019 SBEN Regional Employee Benefits Forum - Birmingham
November 29, 2018 Holiday Educational and Social Event
September 21, 2018 SBEN's Regional Benefits Forum - Charlotte
April 18, 2018 SBEN Annual Education Conference
December 07, 2017 Holiday Social with WEB
September 27, 2017 SBEN Regional Employee Benefits Forum & Cocktail Reception
March 28, 2017 2017 Annual Education Conference
February 20, 2017 Charlotte Regional Workshop and Cocktail Reception
December 01, 2016 Maggianos Holiday Social with WEB
November 16, 2016 “America’s Voted – The Next President’s Impact on Employee Benefit Plans” - Panel Discussion and Cocktail Reception
August 24, 2016 Burgers & Benefits - A Networking Event for Benefits Professionals
August 10, 2016 Greenville Cocktail Reception, Educational Workshop & Plan Sponsor Roundtable Discussion
July 12, 2016 Birmingham Networking Event, Educational Workshop & Plan Sponsor Roundtable Discussion
May 31, 2016 test event payment
May 18, 2016 2016 Annual Education Conference Golf Tournament
May 18, 2016 2016 Annual Education Conference

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