Awilda P. Bregand



Awilda is responsible for developing and implementing strategies for the administration of USC’s benefit programs, as well as directing the day to day operations regarding eligibility, education, enrollment and counseling for the health care, retirement, education, financial, and quality of life programs that USC offers its 16,000+ benefits-eligible employees at all USC locations. She joined USC in 2002 after a stint at the Jim Henson Company where she was director of human resources and benefits for east and west coast operations. Prior to that, she held benefit manager positions within the entertainment industry with such companies as Universal/Sega GameWorks and CBS. Awilda holds the Professional in Human Resources certification from the Society for Human Resources Management, and a bachelor’s degree in art history from USC. She is an avid Trojan football fan.

Speaker Questionnaire
What is the biggest thing you learned in 2020?

What do you feel are the two most important benefits or areas that need to be a top priority in 2021?

Can you share a story on an area of your healthcare program or employee benefits where you were able to create significant savings or stop costs from rising?

If you could automatically receive a 10-20% reduction in costs in three areas/programs, what would your dream list be?

What is the most innovative program you will focus on in 2021 and/or 2022?

How are you re-imagining corporate culture & well-being?

What virtual care solutions did you roll out during the pandemic? How valuable were they and why?

If you look at our 3 Moonshots - Costs, Culture, and Care; In one sentence, tell us what would be something positive for us to take from 2020 and bring into this new year?

2021 Sponsors

1 Conference. 3 Moonshots.


Moonshot #1​

Reduce employer healthcare and benefits costs by 25% by 2025.​



Moonshot #2​

Reimagine engagement and well-being.



Moonshot #3

Provide 40% of healthcare services virtually and through technology by 2025.​


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