Archives: Speakers

David Balinski

David Balinski Prior to joining Continental, David was a Senior Consultant with one of the largest benefits consulting firms in the country, where he managed a large book of self-funded clients, and led stop loss marketing efforts for the East Coast.  In his prior and current role, David is driven to deliver his clients the […]
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Christina Bell

Christina Bell As Director of Programs at the Pittsburgh Business Group on Health, Christina is responsible for the development and execution of all PBGH educational programming (i.e. Annual Symposium, forums, webinars, etc.), advocacy strategies and the overall membership growth, retention, and ongoing satisfaction of our members.
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Jessica Brooks

Jessica Brooks

Jessica Brooks Jessica Brooks is the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of the Pittsburgh Business Group on Health, where she is leading the effort to redefine the discussion around healthcare value, access and quality for nearly two million people impacted by the tidal wave of government, regulatory and private market shifts in the way […]
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Dan Buettner

Dan Buettner Dan Buettner is an internationally recognized researcher, explorer, and New York Times bestselling author and National Geographic Fellow. He founded Blue Zones®, a company that puts the world’s best practices in longevity and well-being to work in people’s lives. Buettner’s National Geographic cover story on longevity, “The Secrets of Living Longer” was one […]
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Jed Constantz

Jed Constantz As Client and Membership Solutions Specialist, Dr. Constantz ensures existing and prospective HealthTeamWorksÒ clients and members receive maximum value from current and future programs, services, and offerings.  In previous roles, Jed advised employers on measures to develop regional and community-based physician accountability and commitment through means of enhanced benefits ...
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David Contorno

David Contorno Employee Benefit Consultant and Business Manager with strong community service ties spanning more than 21 years of professional experience. Highly experienced industry trend setter in the Health Insurance Industry with practical understanding of Career-Provided Relationships, Actuarial Impacts, Plan Fundamentals and Cutting-Edge Design Techniques. At Lake Norman Benefits, Inc, ...
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Paul Dempsey

Paul Dempsey Paul serves as the Sr. National Account Manager for Employers & Employee Benefit Consultants at Novo Nordisk, a leader in the Diabetes Prescription Marketplace.  He is part of the Market Access team that focuses on the development of Obesity as a disease; interfacing with Employee Benefit Consultants, National & Regional Coalitions, Health Plans, […]
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Cristin Dickerson

Cristin A. Dickerson, MD Dr. Cristin A. Dickerson is the founding partner of Green Imaging and a co-founder of Lucent MD. Dr. Dickerson was born and raised in Texas. She is a graduate of Baylor University and University of Texas Medical School at Houston where she was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Dr. […]
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Bob Gearhart Jr.

Bob Gearhart Jr. Bob Gearhart Jr. is the third generation to lead DCW Group and is responsible for helping clients manage the health care supply chain to improve benefits and increase their earnings. DCW Group works with clients to create predictable, repeatable, and measurable reductions in health care costs. They are so confident in their […]
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Dave Grandin

Dave Grandin David Grandin is founder and CEO of Kiio, a digital therapeutics company focused on changing the paradigm for musculoskeletal care. Evidence-based, personalized, and consumer-centric, Kiio for Low Back Pain significantly reduces pain, opioid use, and medical costs, leading to improved quality of life for the individual and improved productivity and lower cost for […]
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