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February 2024 - MOST Meeting

  • 13 Feb 2024
  • 10:15 AM - 11:35 AM (CST)
  • City of Conroe - Conroe Tower - 300 West Davis Street, Conroe, TX - 1st Floor


  • This fee is for MC-SHRM Members registering for the MOST Meeting AFTER the deadline.
  • This fee is for MC-SHRM Members registering for the MOST Meeting BEFORE the deadline.
  • This fee is for Students that are not a MC-SHRM Member and are registering for the MOST Meeting.

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300 W. Davis Street, Conroe, Texas - Council Chambers, 1st Floor

"Keys To Proactively Managing Your Company’s Benefit Plan"

Program 1 - MC-SHRM Members Only Special Topic (MOST)    10:15*AM-11:35AM (*Registration 10:15AM-10:25AM)

Presented by:  Ryan Johnson, Senior Partner - Alera Group: Texas 

This session will provide information to help HR and Benefit Administrators understand what they should be doing to ensure they have a Top Performing Benefit Program. We will discuss strategic initiatives that plan administrators can implement to ensure their organization is positioned properly to mitigate compliance risks, control costs, engage employees, and reduce administrative burden.

Participant Learning Objectives:

  • Review compliance items that may result in government penalties and fines
  • Discover services and vendors available to help best manage benefit programs

  • Evaluate common errors plan administrators make that can cost the company money

Ryan Johnson specializes in working with mid-market employers to provide their employees with the best benefits at the right cost. He is a problem-solver and provides innovative solutions that deliver his clients with the best outcomes. Ryan listens to his clients and their goals to create a tailored program that ensures they receive the best return on their investment from their benefit program.

He is involved in all aspects of negotiations, plan architecture, contribution strategy, carrier selection, employee communication, and ongoing support. His clients appreciate his high attention to detail, responsiveness to issues or questions, and his ability to provide reliable data to make informed decisions. Ryan’s creative and progressive ideas have helped many employers save millions of dollars while maintaining a rich benefit offering.

Ryan joined the Alera Group team in 2011. Prior to working with Alera, Ryan was a top Consultant for one of the top 10 largest national insurance brokers in the country, Brown & Brown, Inc. Prior to Brown & Brown, Inc., he worked for HIG Capital, a private equity firm, where he was responsible for sourcing and assessing new investment opportunities in rapidly growing companies. He also worked for The Southwestern Company where he was a top salesperson and sales manager. Ryan was selected to be on the Alera Benefit Advisory Board, UnitedHealthcare National Advisory Council, and is a speaker on health and welfare plan topics.

Ryan is a native Houstonian and a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business where he majored in Finance and Marketing. He continues to stay active with his alma mater by serving on the Board of the Texas Exes Houston Chapter. Ryan resides in Houston, TX, with his wife, daughter, and son.

To Learn more about Ryan Johnson, visit:

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The Woodlands, TX 77387

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