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Steve Watson

I’m Steve Watson CFO / CHRO and I chat with benefit professionals from all over the country in order to share their stories with you.Why? Because the world of employee benefits is complicated. Your employees are a large part of your company and you care about them. You want to give them the best benefits, but rising healthcare costs make this difficult. These decisions are important for the health of your business, but they’re so overwhelming.The Trendbreakers Podcast is designed by CFO and HR executives like you that help you find the right solution. We’ll help you take control of this confusing area of business so you can focus on what matters most – running your business!

Recent Episodes

109: Implementing Direct Primary Care Within a Union | Brian Cappel, Director of Operations, Midwest Operating EngineersAugust 02, 2021 Episode artwork 108: Benefits That are Valued By Employees, But Cost Nothing | Derek Winn, Consultant, The Business Benefits GroupJuly 26, 2021 Episode artwork 107: How To Create a Human-First Health Plan | Aaron Witwer, Co-Founder, Humankind Health ConsultingJuly 19, 2021 Episode artwork 106: Self-Insured vs. Fully-Insured Health Plans | Allison De Paoli, Founder, AltiqeJuly 12, 2021 Episode artwork 105: How To Direct Contract With Hospital Systems | Doug Hetherington, CEO, HealtH2BusinessJuly 05, 2021 Episode artwork 104: How You Can Get Claims Data on Small Group Plans | Benjamin Prinzing, Founder, Rover AnalyticsJune 28, 2021 Episode artwork 103: Never Pay The First Bill | Marshall Allen, Health Care Reporter, ProPublicaJune 21, 2021 Episode artwork 102: Tips for Managing a 401k or 403b Plan | Veronica Bray, CEO, Retirement Plan Advisor SearchJune 14, 2021 Episode artwork 101: Will Price Transparency Rules Make a Difference? | Bill Hennessey, CEO, PratterJune 07, 2021 Episode artwork 100: Employer Case Study | Dylan Phelps, Chief Wellness Officer, Pittsburg Tank & Tower GroupMay 31, 2021 Episode artwork 99: How Employers are Implementing Strategies to Produce Higher Value Health Care | Suzanne Delbanco, Executive Director, Catalyst for Payment ReformMay 24, 2021 Episode artwork 98: How has Recruiting Changed Post Pandemic | Ben Eubanks, Chief Research Officer, Lighthouse Research May 17, 2021 Episode artwork 97: Are Companies Overpaying for Worksite Benefits | Jeff Hyman, Principal, JLH ConsultingMay 10, 2021 Episode artwork 96: What is the Value of a PPO Network | David Contorno, Founder, E Powered BenefitsMay 05, 2021 Episode artwork 95: Leaving a Legacy in the Employee Benefits Industry | Nancy Giacolone, President, Olympic Crest Insurance May 03, 2021 Episode artwork 94: Exciting News from Andy Neary and Ryan MillerApril 28, 2021 Episode artwork 93: Can the Healthcare Industry Operate via Free Market Principles? | Keith Smith, Medical Director, Surgery Center of OklahomaApril 26, 2021 Episode artwork 92: Pros And Cons of Using A PEO? | Michael Juergens, Benefits Consultant, CIA-Leavitt InsuranceApril 21, 2021 Episode artwork 91: Does Your Employee Benefits Offerings Match Your Company Culture | Shaun Gagnon, President, Cambridge Insurance AdvisorsApril 19, 2021 Episode artwork 90: Master's Degree in Health Benefit Design - 2021 Update | Dr. Tom Scott, University of LynchburgApril 14, 2021 Episode artwork 89: Taking the bite out of high-cost claims in a holistic way | Kimberlee Langford, Director of Business Development, Speciality Care ManagementApril 12, 2021 Episode artwork 88: Cost Transparent Imaging Services | Cristin Dickerson, Managing Member, Green ImagingApril 07, 2021 Episode artwork 87: How Employees Can Benefit From Federal/State Health Plans | Frank Cardenas, President, FEDLogicApril 05, 2021 Episode artwork 86: What is a Self-Insured Medical Reimbursement Plan (SIMERP)? | Kyle Candlish, Principal, Spencer Financial ServicesMarch 31, 2021 Episode artwork 85: Building a Corporate Wellness Plan | David Pauer, Instructor, Cleveland State UniversityMarch 29, 2021 Episode artwork