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    2014 California Workers' Compensation & Risk Conference

    • 2014 CWC & Risk Conference
    Conference& Expo: 9/10-9/12
    Charity Golf Tournament: 9/9
    Location:St. Regis, Dana Point
    Theme: Sports
    Executive Director: Lanette Hanson
    Confirmed Motivational Keynote/Meet & Greet
    James Worthy "Big Game James"(Sponsored by Sedgwick)
    September 11, 1:30pm-2:00pm (Session), 2:30pm-3:45pm (Meet & Greet/Photos)
    James Worthy was Named as one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History, "Big Game James" was a seven-time NBA All-Star, a three-time NBA champion (Los Angeles Lakers) and the 1988 NBA Finals MVP . A standout for the North Carolina Tar Heels, the 6 ft 9 small forward was the MOP of the 1982 NCAA Tournament and #1 pick of the 1982 NBA Draft. He is a member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. He is currently a basketball commentator, television host, and analyst.



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    2014 Registration Form


    2014 Discounted Hotel Rooms (only hotel with rooms is the Marriott, see below)
    Shuttles will be provided bewteen the Ritz-Marriott-St. Regis
    Host Hotel: SOLD OUT
    St. Regis Resort, Dana Point- 1.800.722.1543
    Discounted Rate: $265/per night, waived resort Fee

    IF SOLD OUT CALL TO GET ON WAIT LIST: 1.800.722.1543

    Overflow Hotels:

    The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel 
    Discounted Rate: $285/per night, waived resort fee
    Reservations: 949-240-5020

    Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa

    Discounted Rate: $200/per night, waived resort fee
    Reservations:949-661-5000 (reference: CWC & Risk Conference)
    Online Reservations: click to book CWC& Risk Conference >>



    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)

    Jon Wroten, Chief (Office of Self-Insurance Plans)

    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, Operations Manager (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  (

    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)

    Kurt Leisure, (VP, Risk Services/Assets Protection) The Cheesecake Factory

    Diana Rich, (Principal) Clark Enterprise Partners


    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


    Conference Contact Information:

    Attendee, Sponsors & Exhibitors & Golf Registration:

    Kristi Hanson, Director of Communications




    Speaker Proposals, Media Requests, and Advisory Board Interest:

    Lanette Hanson, Executive Director: 

    Office: 704-930-2878

    Cell: 704-907-2621


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