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Mark your calendars for the 2nd Tuesday of every month to attend a dynamic Human Resource Program!

The time of the program rotates each month, throughout the calendar quarter, generally* as follows:

 1st Month of each Quarter Morning Meeting 7:30am - 9:00am
 2nd Month of each Quarter Lunch Meeting 11:30am - 1:00pm
 3rd Month of each Quarter Evening Meeting 3:30pm - 5:00pm

*Note: Times may be altered for special presentations watch the newsletter and website for details.

General Monthly Meeting - Meeting Agenda Example:

 7:30 - 7:45 Registration & Networking
 7:45 - 7:55  Announcements & Chapter Business
 7:55 - 9:00 Speaker Introduction, Presentation & Questions

Upcoming events

    • 14 Jun 2022
    • 2:00 PM - 3:20 PM (CDT)
    • City of Conroe - Conroe Tower - 300 West Davis Street, Conroe, TX - 1st Floor
    Register

    JUNE LOCATION: IN-PERSON

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


    Advanced Strategies to Combat Rising Health Plan Costs

    Program 1 - MC-SHRM Members Only Special Topic (MOST)    2:20*PM-3:20PM (*Registration 2:00PM-2:15PM)

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

     

    This session will include information about cost drivers affecting employers’ health plan costs and solutions employers can implement to control or reduce them. We will discuss opportunities to increase transparency in your plan costs, drive better utilization from your membership, ensure your plan is not overpaying for services / coverage, and examine some more progressive approaches. This will help you make sense of many buzz words being thrown around so you know which solutions may make sense to better pursue. 

    Participants Learning Objectives:

    • Examine cost-drivers to monitor in your health plan       
    • Identify various strategies in the employee benefit plan marketplace
    • Discover the pros and cons of employee benefit plan solutions 
    • Discuss strategies to develop a 3-5 year plan to become a Top Performing Health Plan

       

      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 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.

      To Learn more about Ryan Johnson, visit: https://tx.aleragroup.com/  

       

      • 14 Jun 2022
      • 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
      • City of Conroe - Conroe Tower - 300 West Davis Street, Conroe, TX - 1st Floor
      Register

      JUNE LOCATION: IN-PERSON

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


      15 Compliance Pitfalls of Employee Benefit Plan Administration

      Program 2 - MC-SHRM General Meeting   3:50*PM-5:00PM (*Registration 3:30PM-3:45PM)

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

       

      This session will provide information to help HR/Benefit Administrators with common administrative errors. This is not meant to be exhaustive of all items but rather highlight common errors plan administrators make. Information will include required regulations that may result in penalties as well as common contract considerations you should know to ensure you don’t have a claim denied or not paid as expected. Participants will be provided with a list of what they should review in their carrier contracts to ensure their plan runs smoothly.

      Participants Learning Objectives:

      • Review compliance items that may result in government penalties and fines
      • Explore what you should review in your carrier contracts to ensure they match your intent
      • Determine how to design your internal plan administration processes to ensure your company is compliant with applicable benefit plan regulation


        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 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.

        To Learn more about Ryan Johnson, visit: https://tx.aleragroup.com/  

         

         

         

      Past events

      10 May 2022 May 2022 - General Meeting
      10 May 2022 May 2022 - MOST Meeting
      12 Apr 2022 April 2022 - General Meeting
      25 Mar 2022 JOBfest - LSC Student RSVP
      25 Mar 2022 JOBfest
      25 Mar 2022 JOBfest Volunteers Needed -
      8 Mar 2022 March 2022 - General Meeting
      8 Mar 2022 March 2022 - MOST Meeting
      8 Feb 2022 February 2022 - General Meeting
      8 Feb 2022 February 2022 - MOST Meeting
      18 Jan 2022 January 2022 - General Meeting
      14 Dec 2021 Annual Holiday Party
      9 Nov 2021 November 2021 - General Meeting
      9 Nov 2021 November 2021 - MOST Meeting
      19 Oct 2021 October 2021 - General Meeting
      21 Sep 2021 September 2021 - General Meeting
      21 Sep 2021 September 2021 - MOST Meeting
      27 Aug 2021 JOBfest
      17 Aug 2021 August 2021 - General Meeting
      17 Aug 2021 August 2021 - MOST Meeting
      13 Jul 2021 July 2021 - General Meeting
      8 Jun 2021 June 2021 - General Meeting
      8 Jun 2021 June 2021 - MOST Meeting
      11 May 2021 May 2021 - General Meeting
      11 May 2021 May 2021 - MOST Meeting
      13 Apr 2021 April 2021 - General Meeting
      9 Mar 2021 March 2021 - General Meeting
      9 Mar 2021 March 2021 - MOST Meeting
      9 Feb 2021 February 2021 - General Meeting
      9 Feb 2021 February 2021 - MOST Meeting
      12 Jan 2021 January 2021 - General Meeting
      8 Dec 2020 December 2020 - General Meeting
      8 Dec 2020 December 2020 - MOST Meeting
      10 Nov 2020 November 2020 - General Meeting
      10 Nov 2020 November 2020 - MOST Meeting
      13 Oct 2020 October 2020 - General Meeting
      15 Sep 2020 September 2020 - General Meeting
      15 Sep 2020 September 2020 - MOST Meeting
      11 Aug 2020 August 2020 - General Meeting
      11 Aug 2020 August 2020 - MOST Meeting
      14 Jul 2020 July 2020 - General Meeting
      9 Jun 2020 June 2020 - General Meeting
      9 Jun 2020 June 2020 - MOST Meeting
      12 May 2020 May 2020 - General Meeting
      12 May 2020 May 2020 - MOST Meeting
      17 Mar 2020 Test March 2020 - General Meeting

      NOTICE: If you register for any event as "INVOICE ME", you will receive an email from MC-SHRM that will serve as your invoice for payment due, to attend the event. Reservations must be cancelled 4 business days prior to a MC-SHRM event or you will be billed. Please contact kfox@foxresource.com or fra-0001@foxresource.com before the deadline to the event so that we may cancel your registration in a timely manner.

      Contact us:

      MC-SHRM

      P.O. Box 8796

      The Woodlands, TX 77387

      (936) 321-2370


      Montgomery County Society for Human Resource Management is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization. 

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