November 10th Luncheon: Reid Rasmussen

\"\"Please join the Fort Worth Association of Health Underwriters for our monthly luncheon on Thursday, November 10th.


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Rolling Hills Country Club

401 E. Lamar Blvd.

Arlington, Texas 76011


Lunch Menu (lunch served at 11:30)

Garden Salad

Pot Roast

Mashed Potatoes



Luncheon Presentation (12:00 – 1:00)

Survive & Thrive in a “Reformed” Market – Reid Rasmussen

  • What new-generation products developed in Canada in the 90\’s,
    & how will this develop in America?
  • How will you determine if you should sell business through the
  • How will you define areas to add new value/services to your

20 years ago in Canada Reid saw products crumble when government budgets limited people\’s access to healthcare.  His unique perspective influences an honest discussion of where health market trends are taking brokers, and how they will serve their clients beyond 2014.

About Reid

You\’ve probably heard Reid Rasmussen explain what healthcare was like when he grew up in Canada. A member of the Dallas chapter, he has spoken all over the country against government-controlled healthcare.  An award-winning speaker, he is also this year\’s recipient of NAHU\’s Journalism Award for articles he wrote on the future of agents & the benefits industry.  Reid is the owner of
Benefit Brainstorm.

Reid can be reached at 972-814-7887 or


CE Details

Course Name: Survive & Thrive in a “Reformed” Market

Course Number: 84626

Provider Name: Texas Association of Health Underwriters

Provider Number: 32408

CE Credits: 1 hour


Exhibitor time / Brainstorm Modern Product Solutions (1:00 – 1:45)

Following the luncheon presentation, attendees will have about 30 minutes to visit with voluntary and worksite product vendors. This is a great opportunity to get updates from multiple carriers at once.

And for those who are interested in learning more about Benefit Brainstorm, Reid will talk specifically about 2-3 product solutions that are available immediately and will help you thrive in 2014 and beyond.  Stick around if you need specific strategies that you can implement now.


“Drink & Learn” CE Presentation – first drink free (1:45-2:45)

Sponsored by Alt Bentley Yates

Diversify or Die: Creating Alternative Revenue Streams in the Face of Health Care Reform – Kelly Dills

Health Care Reform has scared carriers and your employer groups, while squeezing traditional medical insurance commissions and impacting your revenue and income. This course will help you with strategies to develop new revenue from your existing book of business, as well as suggest new product ideas that can be utilized in prospecting for new clients.

About Kelly

Kelly is originally from Memphis, TN and came to Texas is 1977. He began his insurance career in 1994, writing annuity
business in the banking industry. He moved into the insurance market full time as an independent agent in Dallas in 1997.

Kelly moved to the carrier side of the business in 1998, working in group sales and territory management for Dental,
Vision, Disability and Life products over the next eight years. During this period he was consistently recognized as a top producer, winning numerous corporate sales awards. He began working in the senior market in 2007, and has worked as a Regional Sales Manager with several carriers in that market segment. He also ran field sales for a Field Marketing Organization in Texas,
Arizona, New Mexico, and California.

Kelly joined BenefitMall in December of 2009 as the Manager of Carrier Relations, working with their partners on ancillary,
individual medical and senior market products. Kelly is currently the Director of Marketing Enrollment Strategy for American General Life Companies in the voluntary benefits market.

Kelly has served in various positions on the Board of Directors for the Fort Worth Chapter of the National Association of
Health Underwriters, including the position of President in 2008-2009.

CE Details

Course Name: Diversify or Die: Creating Alternative Revenue Streams in the Face of Health Care Reform

Course Number: 81285

Provider Name: Texas Association of Health Underwriters

Provider Number: 32408

CE Credits: 1 hour


Happy Hour / Networking Time (3:00 – ???)

The fun doesn’t stop when the CE ends. Stick around for a while and visit with your fellow Fwahuligans.

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