Health, Wealth and the Future of Retirement

Why is now the time to focus on health savings accounts (HSAs)?


Presenters: Kenneth Forsythe, Empower Retirement; and Glen Kvadus, Optum

Original program date: August 2017 (available for on-demand viewing through December 2017)

Program length: 60 minutes

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A growing number of employers are exploring ways to integrate health care savings with retirement plan savings. In this program, Kenneth Forsythe from Empower Retirement and Glen Kvadus of Optum will discuss how to address this trend and navigate the convergence of health and wealth.

Among the insights that will be offered during this thought-provoking program:

  • How you can help employees save more and benefit from an integrated plan.
  • Why personalization and integration are so important.
  • How an integrated approach can differentiate your plan and help with fiduciary responsibilities.

Learn about our speaker About the Presenters: Ken Forsythe is an assistant vice president for Product Strategy at Empower Retirement. In his role, Forsythe is responsible for identifying and developing the future retirement products Empower will deploy to help participants, plan sponsors and intermediaries meet their goals. Additionally, he assists in the creation of the firm’s overall retirement product strategy. He has more than 17 years of experience working directly with plan sponsors and intermediaries to help plan participants meet their retirement goals. Prior to joining Empower Retirement in 2013, Forsythe served Vanguard full-service plan sponsor clients in various leadership and consulting roles within relationship management and participant education.

Glen Kvadus is vice president of Financial Services at Optum. Since joining the Optum team in 2014, Kvadus has overseen Optum's Health Savings Accounts (HSA) various distribution solutions and helped to implement and guide partnerships to focus on providing customer focused solutions. Kvadus has years of experience in overseeing partnerships that deepen customer loyalty, improve users experiences and introduce market leading solutions.

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Recertification Credit

Viewing this webcast in its entirety qualifies for a recertification credit hour that may be counted toward SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP recertification from SHRM and recertification from the HR Certification Institute (general credit).

Webcast Sponsor

This webcast is sponsored by Empower Retirement



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