IIABO 2013 85th Annual Convention & Trade Show
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CONVENTION BROCHURE / SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
This year, our featured speaker is Tom Doran, Reagan Consulting (Best's Practices). He will be conducting two workshops; "Keys for Successful Agency Perpetuation" and "How to Create a Dynamic Sales Culture".
Tom joined Reagan Consulting as a consultant in 1993 and became a principal in the firm in 1995. He holds an undergraduate degree in Computer Information Systems and a Masters of Business Administration from Georgia State University. Before joining Reagan Consulting, he worked in the computer industry, both as a software developer and as a management consultant.
Tom's areas of expertise include merger and acquisition representation, agency valuation, ownership perpetuation planning, agency valuation enhancement and strategic planning facilitation.
Tom is a regular contributor to Reagan Consulting's industry studies and is frequently published in various insurance industry publications. He also speaks on a regular basis to industry trade groups and associations on a wide variety of topics concerning the insurance distribution system.
Jim Waltton, Director of Sales, Regence BlueCross Blue Shield of Oregon will also be joining us this year for our Champagne Breakfast on Tuesday, August 27. His presentation will focus on the Oregon Health Care Exchange, "Cover Oregon".
Jim is responsible for all new sales and, small group retention as well as Individual and Medicare for the State of Oregon. Prior to joining Regence, Mr. Walton was Employee Benefits Manager for TOC Management Services, now called Vigilant. He managed and administrated TOC’s two large non-union health insurance trusts covering wood products and manufacturing companies located in Oregon and Washington. The two trusts covered over 200 companies and 25,000+ members during his tenure. From 1993 to 2000 Mr. Walton served in various sales and sales management roles for PacifiCare of Oregon.
Mr. Walton served as past co-chairman of Governor’s Taskforce on Prescription Drugs, past chairman of Oregon Coalition of Health Care Purchasers, and current board member Make a Wish Oregon.