Passing the Torch Without a Stumble: The Coming Decade of Transition from Old to Young

As the workforce ages, the burning question is how we address the departure of industry leaders who have massive amounts of experience and deep/broad institutional knowledge. How do we as an industry as well as individual companies strategically manage this transition of leadership and institutional knowledge while leveraging a unique opportunity to shift the status quo?
Barry D. Bloom
Managing Principal, The bdb Group
As a seasoned risk management consultant, Bloom couples this experience with his technical expertise in the fields of workers’ compensation, absence management and disability, group health benefits, liability and risk management information technology.
Claire C. Muselman
Director of Workers’ Compensation, Continental Western Group
Relying on 15 years of direct claims experience, a solid technical foundation, and a passion for creating a better customer experience, Muselman founder of the first ever Workers’ Recovery Unit — an innovative approach to claims handling has provided new value to both Continual Western Group and their insureds.
Marques Torbert
CEO, Ametros
Torbert has focused his career on solving complex problems within business and health care services. He leads Ametros' overall strategy and is committed to helping streamline settlements in workers’ compensation, while positively impacting the lives of many injured workers post-settlement.
Andrew Cortese
Senior Manager – Claims Analytics, Data Security, Financial Controls, United Airlines
Cortese has oversight of United Airlines’ workers’ comp program strategic projects, finances, and analytics. Drew previously worked at Aon as a Finance leader for Property and Casualty Risk Consulting.
Senior Vice President, Product Development & Marketing, Preferred Medical
Mark Pew is a recognized thought leader in workers’ comp and award-winning speaker, blogger, author and jurisdictional advisor. Also known as the RxProfessor, he is focused on the intersection of chronic pain and appropriate treatment.