The Self-Funded World with Spencer Smith

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This episode of the #RockstarsRocking podcast features Rockstar Spencer Smith, Senior Vice President at ParetoHealth out of the Dallas-Fort-Worth, Tx area, and host of the podcast Self-Funded with Spencer. In this episode, we delve into the DPC model of healthcare and where it stands in the insurance world today. We discuss the transformative role of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in revolutionizing …

Healthcare’s Texting Revolution with Bryan Fine

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This episode of the #RockstarsRocking podcast features Rockstar Bryan Fine, MD, MPH, Physician and Founder of Percentric, out of the Norfolk, VA area. In this episode, we uncover the driving force behind Bryan’s journey into the health field and the organic evolution that led to the formation of Percentric. Tune in to explore how Percentric is reshaping healthcare accessibility through …

Seeds Of Culture With Dan Bredeson

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This episode of the #RockstarsRocking podcast features my friend, Rockstar Dan Bredeson, Author of Seeds of Culture, out of the Charlotte Metro area. We dive right into our interview with Dan taking us on a journey from the spark of inspiration for his book while working in the benefits industry, to his decision to return to grad school for a …

Insurance Sucks with Erin Issac

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This episode of the #RockstarsRocking podcast features my friend, Rockstar Erin Issac, President/CEO & Founder of Joy Benefits, out of the Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas area. We dive right into our conversation, talking about how and why she created her own agency after leaving a large “everything in house” company where competing priorities kept her from giving the service she wanted. …

BENEFITS AT WORK With Stephanie Schomer

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This episode of the #RockstarsRocking podcast features Rockstar Stephanie Schomer, Editor-In-Chief of Employee Benefit News at Arizent, out of New York City. We dive right into our interview with Stephanie talking about how she came to be the Editor-In-Chief of Employee Benefit News and why it’s the best job in journalism. We then discuss company culture, navigating the remote vs …

Driven Little Shit with Chelsea Ryckis

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This episode of the #RockstarsRocking podcast features Rockstar Chelsea Ryckis, President & Founder of Ethos Benefits & President of Ladies Executive Golf Society Orlando out of the Orlando, Florida area. We dive right into this episode with Chelsea talking about working with her husband, growing up playing sports and how that sent her to college on a D1 scholarship, and …

Ellevating Women’s Leadership with Cerrina Jensen

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This episode of the #RockstarsRocking podcast features my longtime friend, rockstar Cerrina Jensen, Co-founder of the Ellevate Foundation and Benefits Consultant with Solv Independent Insurance Associates out of the Greater Sacramento, California area. We dive right into our episode with Cerrina detailing how getting laid off from a former company lead to her career in employee benefits, specializing in micro-groups. …

Innovation Through Collaboration with Kelly Fristoe

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This episode of the #RockstarsRocking podcast features rockstar Kelly Fristoe, Healthinsurologist & President of NABIP, of out of the Greater Wichita Falls, Texas area. We dive right into our interview with Kelly talking about his start in the industry via a shady, though familiar, newspaper ad and what caused him to specialize in what he calls being a “Healthinsurologist”. As …

2023 BenefitsPRO Broker of the Year Top 5 Finalist: Dan LaBroad

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This episode of the #RockstarsRocking podcast features my good friend, rockstar Dan LaBroad, CEO of Ovation Health & Life Services of out of Plano, Texas. Dan opens with telling us how he deleted the email telling him he was a BenefitsPRO Broker of the Year Top 5 Finalist and how he resisted joining the Mastermind group officially, before learning how …

2023 BenefitsPRO Broker of the Year Top 5 Finalist: Jenni Bickerstaff

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This episode of the #RockstarsRocking podcast features rockstar Jenni Bickerstaff, Senior Partner/ SVP of Employee Benefits at AHT Insurance of out of the Northern Virginia area. We dive straight into our episode talking about being recognized at a BenefitsPRO Broker of the Year Top 5 Finalist and her work to be a mentor for others. She gets into the challenges …