Thursday, August 26th, 2021

Omaha Marriott Regency
10220 Regency Cir, Omaha, NE

Registration/Check-In: 8:00 am
Happy Hour: 4:00 – 5:00 pm


  • 8:00 am: Check-In

  • 8:30 am: OCI Welcome

  • 9:00 am: Keynote Speaker Don Bacon

    • Update from Washington D.C. + Q&A

  • 10:00 am: Industry Updates

    • A Message from Medica – Pat Bourne, VP Market Leader, Medica

    • OCI Updates

    • A Message from BlueCross BlueShield – Mike Nelson, Executive Vice President, BCBSNE

  • 10:30 am: Break

  • 10:45 am: Morning Breakout Sessions (2 Options)

    Helping Employers Navigate Benefits Post-COVID
    Presented by Ease CEO David Reid and Principal Director of Sales Brian Coady

    • A New Approach to Client Retention & Upselling Insurance
    How to find money through Individual Health and Medicare Supplement sales: Annuities and Single Premium Life.
    Presented by: Joe Gordon, Enterprise Relationship Specialist, OCI / Darwin “DC” Couch, Financial Solutions Sales Manager, OCI

  • 11:45 am: Lunch & Exhibition Hall

  • 1:00 pm: Afternoon Breakout Sessions (3 Options)

    • Your Advantage with Medicare Advantage
    Learn about the opportunity in Medicare Advantage and hear from carriers: United Healthcare, Medica, Wellcare, BlueCross BlueShield
    Presented by: Jake Dinan, Agent Manager, United Healthcare / Tom Gilsdorf, Regional Sales Manager, Medica / Adam Proctor, Vice President of Operations, Wellcare / Nicole Creamer, Senior Director of Consumer Sales, BCBSNE

    Our Commitment to Nebraska: Presented by Medica
    Get an update on Medica Choice National Network, learn about Medica products and enhancements, and discover what makes Medica different.
    Presented by: Jeni Alm, Network Market Lead / Wendi Stott, Relationship Manager / Sarah Podany, Market Development / Pat Bourne, VP, Market Leader

    Stay in Your Lane Bro… Not the Recipe for Success
    Annuities 101 & Executive Disability: Step out of your comfort zone and learn how these products can help your clients and increase your annual income.
    Presented by: Aaron Clark, Financial Solutions Sales Executive, OCI / Amy Falconer, Financial Solutions Sales Executive, OCI

  • 2:00 pm: Break

  • 2:15 pm: Keynote Speaker Antarctic Mike

    • Antarctic Mike: Don’t Push, Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, Don’t Sell

  • 3:30 pm: Beverage Break with OCI: Featuring Special Guest Marcy Buckner, SVP of Government Affairs NAHU

  • 4:00 – 5:00 pm: Happy Hour