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GWAFP March 2015 Monthly Meeting

  • 11 Mar 2015
  • 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Wells Fargo 1751 Pinnacle Drive, McLean, Virginia


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  Event Hosted & Sponsored  by:
Wells Fargo Bank
Wells Fargo Bank

March 11, 2015 Monthly Meeting

12:30 - 1:00 p.m. Buffet Lunch, Welcome and Introductory Remarks

1:00 - 1:50 p.m. Topic: Mitigating Trade Risks and Accelerating Cash Flow for U.S. Exporters

The global marketplace can offer tremendous opportunities for sales growth, but not without risk. In this presentation, John Duffin, Wells Fargo Trade Services Relationship Manager, will examine how U.S. exporters can minimize the risks associated with selling products internationally, and accelerate payments from overseas customers.

Speaker: John Duffin, Wells Fargo Trade Services

John Duffin is a Trade Services Relationship Manager in the Wells Fargo Philadelphia Global Bank. In this capacity John works with both public and private companies engaged in cross-border export and import trade. He consults with clients in the areas of accounts receivable risk management and best practices concerning expediting cash relating to export trade sales.  John joined First Union Bank – now Wells Fargo Bank- in 1996 following trade management positions at Midlantic Bank in Southern New Jersey and Mellon Bank in Philadelphia.

2:00 - 2:50 p.m. Topic: Afordable Care Act (ACA) - Health Care Reform 101

This presentation reviews the Affordable Health Care Act in basic terms.

Speaker: Steven Rumpp, Wells Fargo Insurance

Steve brings over 17 years of experience in the employee benefits field as both a consultant and underwriter with organizations like Prudential, Aon/Hewitt and Marsh/Mercer. Steve joined Wells Fargo over 5 years ago and became the Washington DC area Practice Leader in 2012. Steve will be responsible to managing the overall client satisfaction and delivery of employee benefits consulting services.

Steve’s areas of expertise include:

       Assisting clients develop multi-year strategic benefit plans

       Advising clients of compliance updates including Health Care Reform

       Strategically evaluating client readiness for wellness programs

       Facilitating employee engagement surveys and focus groups

       Designing flexible benefit programs, including benefit plan design and pricing, for the whole spectrum of health & welfare benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life, short term disability, long term disability and paid time off programs

       Initial and renewal pricing for medical and dental plans, including cost trend projections and analysis

       Medical and dental pricing for fully insured, self insured and shared risk arrangements

       Management of RFP process for all lines of health and welfare coverage, including carrier negotiations and implementation.

       Employee contribution strategies and modeling

Education & Affiliations

  • B.S. Public Health, Indiana University
  • Business Foundations, Indiana University
  • National Broker Advisory Council for Aetna


Please register by March 9, 2015, using our online meeting registration form (

Members: $35

Non-Members: $55


Course attendance recommended for 1 CPE, CAE or CTP credit per 50 minutes.

Delivery Method: Group-live

Program Level: Intermediate

Prerequisites: No Prerequisites Required

Advanced Preparation: No Advanced Preparation Required

Greater Washington Association of Financial Professionals is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Nashville, TN37219-2417. Website:


Sessions generally will be cancelled only for inclement weather. If the U.S. Government closes due to severe weather, the session will be cancelled.  Every effort will be made to notify registered participants of the cancellation by email. In the event of advance payments, participants may request funds be applied to the next upcoming meeting provided 48 hours of notification are given.

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