June Strategic HR Leadership Forum 2017

Jun 23rd 8:00 am - 9:30 am

Friday, June 23, 2017
8:00 - 9:30am
Security National Bank
101st and Pacific Streets

HRAM will be offering quarterly series of Strategic-Business Sessions in conjunction with Lockton Companies.


Ed Fensholt, JD, Lockton Senior Director, Compliance Services, Lockton Companies


"HSAs and HRAs: The What, Why and How of (Increasingly) Complex Healthcare Reimbursement Programs"


  • The drift toward higher deductibles, and how HRAs and HSAs can soften the blow to employees
  • Why offer and HSA vs. and HRA - are they really all that different?
  • The complex rules governing HRAs - is the complexity worth the hassle?
  • The (more) complex rules governing HSAs -- the who, what, where, when and how
  • Congressional proposals for making HSAs easier and more attractive

2017 Series Dates:

Friday, October 13, 2017
"Strategies to Combat the Fear of Department of Labor Audits" 

Friday, December 8, 2017
"2018 Hot Topics for the HR Professional"


HRAM is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM.  This program has been pre-approved for 1.5 PDCs for the SHRM-CPSM and SHRM-SCPSM.  For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.


This Program has been submitted for 1.5 hours of Business CREDIT from the HR Certification Institute. The use of this seal is not an endorsement by the HR Certification  Institute of the quality of the program. It means that this program has met the HR Certification Institute's criteria to be  pre-approved for recertification credit.

Registration is closed.

Single rate
Bundle rate (Jun, Oct & Dec) $100

*You may also fax, email or mail in the Registration Form.

Registration cancellation and deadline is June 18, 2017 to receive a full refund on the single rate.  No refunds or transfers on the bundle rate.

 Thank you to our partnership with LOCKTON COMPANIES


About the Presenter


Senior Vice President, Director of Compliance Services


Ed has more than 30 years of experience as an attorney and more than 25 years concentrating in the area of ERISA and other aspects of employee benefits law. He has extensive experience regarding compliance issues under the Affordable Care Act, the Tax Code, and ERISA with respect to health and other fringe benefit plans; the Affordable Care Act and the efforts to repeal and replace it; employee benefits issues in mergers and acquisitions; multiple employer welfare arrangements; and a variety of other employee benefits-related matters.

Prior to joining Lockton in 2005, Ed established and led the ERISA Compliance practice at Palmer & Cay and was a managing principal with DeFrain Mayer, an employee benefits consulting firm in Overland Park, Kansas. From 1990 to 1998, Ed practiced law with the employee benefits group of Spencer Fane Britt & Browne, a large Kansas City law firm. Ed became a partner in the firm in 1996.

Ed received his bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Kansas, earning membership in the Kappa Tau Alpha (journalism) and Phi Alpha Theta (history) academic honor societies. He received his law degree from the University of Kansas School of Law, earning membership in the Order of the Coif and the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. He served in the U.S. Army’s Judge Advocate General’s Corps as a trial attorney and administrative law specialist with the 101st Airborne Division from 1984 to 1988 and with the 1st Infantry Division during the 1991 Persian Gulf War.










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