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2014 California Workers' Compensation & Risk Conference

2014 CWC & Risk Conference
Theme:"The Risk Professionals Bleacher Report"
Save The Date 2014:

Conference & Expo: 9/10-9/12

Charity Golf Tournament: 9/9

Location:St. Regis, Dana Point

Executive Director: Lanette Hanson

Theme: Sports

  • 100 Industry Expert Speakers
  • 1200 Attendees
  • 140 Exhibitors

2014 Discounted Hotel Rooms

Book early hotel will sell-out!

Host Hotel: St. Regis - Room Rate: $265 (waived resort Fee)

Link: https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/StarGroupsWeb/res?id=1310047615&key=63E0D

Overflow Hotel:

The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

Hotel: $285 waived resort fee

Link: https://resweb.passkey.com/go/rmeoverflow

Reservations: 949-240-5020


2013 Conference Photos




Click to download: 2014 Registration Form 

2014 Advisory Board 

Executive Director:

Lanette Hanson

Conference Chairs

Denise Evans, Director of Workers' Comp Claims (Staffmark)

Daniel T. Holden, Manager, Corporate Risk & Insurance (Daimler Trucks)

Barry Wilson, Director of Risk Mgmt., & Insurance (EXPRESS)

Linda Locklear, VP & Workers' Comp Manager (Bank of the West)

Scott Ritto, Senior Director, Risk Management (Kilroy Realty Corporation) 

Robert Johnson, Managing Counsel (McDonald's Corporation)

Legal Chair

Brian Egan, Partner (Laughlin, Falbo, Levy & Moresi LLP)

Medical Chairs

Douglas Benner, MD, National Medical Director (Macy's)

Board Members

Dawn Alvarado, W/C Administrator (City of LA)

Fernando Barajas, Risk Manager (UPS)

Ryan J. McGuinness, M.Ed., ARM,Senior Director Risk Management (Rite Aid Corporation)

Rick Sumner, Director Insurance& Safety (Dollar General)

Scott Gardner, VP Medical Operations (CA State Comp. Insurance Fund)

Becky Yee, Risk Manager (County of LA, Community Development Commission)

Carol Lucas, Workers' Comp. Manager (L-3 Communications Corp.)

Cora Lee,  (State of California Dept. of Industrial Relations Division of Workers' Compensation)

Tyrone Spears, Workers' Compensation Administrator (City of Los Angeles)

Michael Simmons, Director Risk Management (Riverside Community College District)

Sheryl Higa, Risk Management Specialist (City of Beverly Hills)

Mark Walls, Senior VP - Workers' Compensation Market Research Leader (Marsh)

Shaun Jackson, Director of Risk Management (El Pollo Loco)

Mike Alio, Risk Manager (City of Long Beach)

Dawn Watkins, Director (Los Angeles Unified School District)

David J. DePaolo, President/CEO  (WorkCompCentral.com)

Drenée Miners, Assistant Vice President/Governmental Affairs (Gallagher Bassett Services, Inc.)

Ellis Green, Risk Manager (City of Ventura)

Erika Freiling, Senior Claims Adjuster (FirstComp Insurance)

John Shin, Risk Manger (ValleyCrest Companies)


WorkCompCentral is the Approved Continuing Education Credit Provider for this Event
CE Credit Hours for California:18 Broker Fire/Casualty (pending); 18 Claims Professional;18 MCLE / Legal Specialization
HR Certification Institute is the Pre-Approved Continuing Education Credit Provider for HR Credits PHR, SPHR, & GPHR

CE Credit Hours 11


2014 Program Speakers: Coming soon


Conference Contact Information:

Attendee, Sponsors & Exhibitors & Golf Registration:

Kristi Hanson, Director of Communications


Email: kristihanson@cwcriskconference.org 


Speaker Proposals, Media Requests, and Advisory Board Interest:

Lanette Hanson, Executive Director: 

Office: 704-930-2878

Cell: 704-907-2621

Email: lanettehanson@cwcriskconference.org



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