Presenter: Chip Abernathy, CEO of Touchpoints
Chip has more than 15 years of marketing, technology, employee communication and senior-level sales experience.
He is the co-founder and CEO of Touchpoints, an employee communications provider that enables benefits advisors to deliver the tools employees use to easily access the benefit information they need, when they need it.
Chip is also the creator of Why Matters™, a unique process that helps agency owners and advisors increase the value their clients receive from the benefits they pay for.
Presenter: Mathew Augustine, CEO of Hanna Global Solutions
Mathew is responsible for setting the strategy and vision for Hanna Global, a UBA Partner Firm for more than 13 years, and leading its transformation from a traditional broker; to a firm that also provides benefits technology and administration services to other broker partners. When UBA launched its proprietary solution, Benefits Passport, it chose Hanna Global Solutions as the technology and service partner to power the solution.
Mathew combines his knowledge and experience in the technology industry, where he started in India, with experience in the U.S. insurance industry processes, to develop innovative solutions integrating technology, processes and people. He is an experienced operations architect, working with complex human, cost and operations issues, to bring simple solutions for use by brokers and their clients.
He holds a master’s degree in physics, an MBA, and insurance and HR credentials such as REBC and GPHR.