2015 CWC & Risk Conference - Dana Point
Conference & Expo: 9/30/2015 - 10/2/2015
Charity Golf Tournament: 9/29/2015
Location: St. Regis, Dana Point
Executive Director: Lanette Hanson

Focus of Event

- This event will address the new legal requirements, as well as the particular cost containment challenges faced by California employers in the workers’ comp market

-  Gather the top risk professionals together to share experiences and gain expertise

-  This strong educational program will focus on Cutting-Edge Risk Management Strategies

-  Cost containment solutions for employers: Cost containment strategies, solutions and legal updates for surviving today’s workers compensation market in California

-  Great networking opportunities with industry experts and service providers

Register Today!
Attendee Registration

Sponsorships/Exhibitor Registration

Golf Registration

2015 Advisory Board

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  (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)

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

Diana Rich, (Principal) Clark Enterprise Partners

2015 Conference Logistics to Follow....

2014 Sports Theme
Reminder: (CWCRC "MVP Award): On September, 11 at 5:30pm, don't forget to wear your favorite sports apparel to the "Tailgate/Casino Night Party" sports theme networking event at the grand lawn with James Worthy .

(Winner selected on best sports attire during Casino Night)


James Worthy Appearances:Lakers "Hall of Famer" (Thursday, Sep.11)

Motivational Keynote Speaker (Sponsored by Sedgwick)


Meet & Greet"/ Pictures (Sponsored by Sedgwick)


Tailgate Party/ Casino Night (Sponsored by: Stockwell, Harris, Woolverton & Muehl)


Charity Golf Tournament 9/9:

Gary Hall, Jr. 10 time Olympic Medalist Swimmer will be participating!


Host Hotel:

St. Regis Resort, Dana Point
2014 APPROVED CEU Credits
(Program name: California Workers' Compensation & Risk Conference)

WorkCompCentral is the Approved Continuing Education Credit Provider for this Event
CE Credit Hours for California

Broker Fire/Casualty :18

Claims Professional:18

MCLE / Legal Specialization: 18

HR Certification Institute is the Pre-Approved Continuing Education Credit Provider for HR Credits PHR, SPHR, & GPHR

CE Credit Hours 14



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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