Benefits & Underwriting 201

Benefits & Underwriting 201

April 13, 2023 12:00 PM to 1:30 PMOnline Pacific Time
Area of Interest: Benefits Format: Web

An online seminar hosted by CPBI Pacific

In this webinar, we’re going to explore what really makes your benefits plan “tick”. What are employees really looking for? What are typical “blind spots” employers ignore that drive up costs and claims? Why is benefits communication so vital? What are the pitfalls of benchmarking? Join Kandy as we walk through issues and practical ideas that can take your benefits plan from “blah” to “yeah”!

Cancellation Policy

Kandrice (Kandy) Cantwell, CEBS,
Partner, Commercial Benefits
Westland Insurance Group / Montridge Advisory Group Ltd.

Ms. Cantwell is a Partner at Westland Insurance Group, which acquired Montridge Advisory Group in 2022. She began her career in the employee benefits field and held key positions with some of Canada’s largest insurers and consulting firms before joining Montridge in 2002.

With both a strong technical and marketing background in employee benefits, Ms. Cantwell consults some of Canada’s most dynamic employers, as well as numerous U.S.-based corporations for their Canadian benefits plan. Within Westland, her mandate is to help build Westland’s Commercial Benefits division through both current distribution channels and acquisition opportunities.

Ms. Cantwell serves on the ISCEBS Symposium Education Committee—Canada. She is a past Council member of CPBI-Pacific and is past President of the British Columbia chapter of ISCEBS. She earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration from Walla Walla University, earned her CEBS designation in 2012 and is CEBS-Compliant.


Attend to learn:

What employees want in their plan, vs. what employers think they want
What should you really examine in your plan?
Communication – doing it, and doing it well – will bring you huge mileage
Why benchmarking is commonly a waste of time

Missed the Benefits & Underwriting 101? Click here to register and watch on demand!



Thursday April 13, 2023
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm PT - Education session
Certificate of Attendance quiz to follow


Registration Fee

CPBI Members: $25
Future Members: $75



Online Workshop

Access information will be sent to all registrants one day in advance of the online session.  Please plan to log in 10 minutes prior to the start of the session. This session will be recorded and available to registrants.


Who Should Attend:

Plan Sponsors
Human Resource Professionals
Benefit Professionals
Consultants and Brokers


CE Credit

Certificates of Attendance confirming education hours will be offered, with which attendees may seek corresponding accreditation via their preferred regulatory body.



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