Wells Fargo Insurance Services Offers Free Executive Briefing on Healthcare Reform

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Wells Fargo Insurance Services, part of Wells Fargo & Company, will host a complimentary briefing on healthcare reform and its impact on employers on May 17th. The meeting will include economic forecasts and provide legislative updates for CEOs, CFOs, human resources executives, and benefits directors.


  Tuesday, May 17
8 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.: check-in and continental breakfast
8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.: executive briefing


The Eberhard Center, 301 W. Fulton St., Grand Rapids, MI 49504
Parking: Fulton Street parking lot


A discussion of healthcare reform legislation, important considerations for employers, and an economic forecast from a global, regional, and local perspective.

This briefing is designed as an education forum. No company-specific products will be discussed.



Scott Anderson, Ph.D., director & senior economist, Wells Fargo Securities

Scott Anderson, recently named one of the top 10 economic forecasters in the country by USA Today, analyzes and forecasts international, national, and regional economic trends. His forecasts have been covered by CNBC, Bloomberg, BBC, NPR, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and many other news outlets.

H. Frasier Ives, Esq., senior vice president & benefits compliance practice leader, East Area, Wells Fargo Insurance Services

Frasier Ives manages employee benefits compliance related to Employee Retirement Income Security (ERISA), tax, and other federal and state regulations for employers’ health, welfare, and fringe benefit plans.

About Wells Fargo Insurance Services

Wells Fargo Insurance Services is the fifth largest insurance brokerage in the world and the largest bank-owned insurance brokerage in the U. S. (Business Insurance, 2009) with more than 200 offices in 37 states. Its 7,700 insurance professionals place more than $16 billion of risk premiums with experience in property, casualty, benefits, international, personal lines, and life products.

Wells Fargo & Company is a nationwide, diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.2 trillion in assets. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 9,000 stores, 12,000 ATMs, the Internet (wellsfargo.com and wachovia.com), and other distribution channels across North America and internationally. With approximately 280,000 team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in America. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 19 on Fortune’s 2010 rankings of America’s largest corporations. Wells Fargo’s vision is to satisfy all our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially.

Wells Fargo Third Party Administrators and Wells Fargo Disability Management are ranked as the third largest multiline third party administrators that offer employee benefits, and property and casualty claims administration (Business Insurance.) For more information about Wells Fargo Insurance Services, visit www.wellsfargo.com/wfis.


Wells Fargo & Company
Peggy Gunn, 612-667-9650 (Media)

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