Ottawa 04.07.21 VIRTUAL Maximizing Return on your Employee Benefits Investment

Date and Time

Starts:04/07/2021 11:00 AM

Ends:04/07/2021 1:00 PM

Event Type: Webcast

2 CPD Hour(s)





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Ottawa 04.07.21 VIRUTAL Maximizing Return on your Employee Benefits Investment

Maximizing the Employee Value Proposition of an organization’s employee benefits plan, while managing the financials. Our discussion will focus on how to design the benefits program your employees actually want. We’ll discuss methods to engage employees in the design decision, while managing the risk and financial impact on the program.


  • Fresh perspectives on employee benefits plans and maximizing the employee value proposition. 
  • Financial acumen in benefits plan management. 
  • Using a benefits plan to help employees stay healthy and stay at work.

Speaker bio(s)
Mike Kennedy, Principal

For over 20 years Mike has worked with companies across Canada in implementing effective approaches to supporting the health of employees. From disability management and occupational health to employee assistance and wellness programs, Mike brings expertise in all aspects of workplace health. He is currently Principal at Arc Health Management, a firm focused on a great experience for both employer and employee through a proactive and high-touch approach to resolving absence and disability. Outside of work Mike is very active in raising a great dog, and also walks his wife and children regularly.

Beth Tremblay, Global Benefits Senior Lead

Beth is the Senior Lead of Global Benefits at Shopify, the leading multi-channel commerce platform, headquartered in Ottawa, Ontario. She is responsible for benefit, leave, retirement and perk plans for 5,000 employees in more than a dozen countries.

Kyle McWhinnie, Principal

Kyle is a Principal at Actuarial Analytics, an Ottawa based benefits consultancy focused on helping organizations optimize their employee benefits programs. Integrating into clients’ teams with more than a decade of experience in employee benefits consulting, along with industry leading actuarial tools and technology, Kyle helps make your benefits vision a reality. He focuses on maximizing employees’ perceived value of your programs to bolster your attraction and retention strategy, while applying actuarial rigor to ensure you get the right financial arrangement with your group benefits insurer.