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5 in 15: The 5 Things You Need to Know About Employee Benefits and the Coronavirus in 15 Minutes

7/17/2020 12:00 PM EDT - 12:15 PM EDT
Webinar

Overview

Who Should Watch

This is a LIMRA member benefit webinar. 

Highlights

The coronavirus pandemic continues to have a significant impact on the economy and our industry.  Organizations operating in the insurance and retirement benefits marketplace face unique challenges. The world of work is changing fundamentally, as is the employee  benefits business model. LIMRA surveyed over 1,000 U.S. employers between May 13 and June 2 of this year to see how the coronavirus pandemic is impacting their business and their employee benefits strategies. This webinar shares five key takeaways from the research.

Presenters

Patrick T. Leary, M.B.A., LLIF
Corporate Vice President, Workplace Benefits Research, LIMRA

Patrick T. Leary, M.B.A., LLIF

Corporate Vice President, Workplace Benefits Research, LIMRA

Patrick T. Leary, M.B.A., LLIF, is corporate vice president, workplace benefits research for LIMRA. This program provides research on the employee benefits marketplace, focusing on the products, markets, and distribution of a wide range of life, health, and related employee benefits.

Before assuming his current position, Pat directed LIMRA’s distribution research program and, prior to that, was a member of LIMRA’s group insurance research team.

Pat joined LIMRA in 1989. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Hartwick College and his M.B.A. from the University of Connecticut. Pat also earned his LIMRA Leadership Institute Fellow (LLIF) designation in 2012.

Matthew Drinkwater, Ph.D., FSRI, FLMI, AFSI, PCS
Corporate Vice President and Director, Secure Retirement Institute

Matthew Drinkwater, Ph.D., FSRI, FLMI, AFSI, PCS

Corporate Vice President and Director, Secure Retirement Institute

Matt Drinkwater, who joined LIMRA in 1999, is corporate vice president and director of retirement research within the Secure Retirement Institute (SRI). He leads a team of retirement experts responsible for developing and executing SRI’s research agenda, which covers both institutional and retail businesses.

He has led the creation of several major studies of retirement planning, retirement income planning and management, and consumer preferences for receiving advice. Drinkwater has directed several institutional retirement research projects, including studies of asset retention and the rollover market. His research on annuities has encompassed in-depth studies of product features, buyer and owner characteristics, persistency, and living benefit utilization.

He is a graduate of Trinity College (Hartford, CT) and holds a doctorate in psychology from Brown University.

Contact us to learn more:

Debbie Boone

Event Coordinator

LIMRA

(860) 298-3843

dboone@limra.com