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Chris McSwain


McSwain Group, LLC

Using his 20 years of experience in the employer sector, Chris created McSwain Group, LLC to utilize award winning experiences gained while leading transformation and change successfully across HR, Health / Well-being, Productivity and Benefit functions. Known for creating innovative, groundbreaking, and industry leading solutions for highly complex business, employee and cultural challenges at employers such as Walmart, Whirlpool, General Dynamics, Syngenta, and SCANA, Chris has successfully delivered measurable results including financial savings, breakthrough levels of employee engagement and positive impact to operational business performance. McSwain Group invests and supports early/emerging companies with disruptive technologies believing revenues will follow. Additionally, we offer services through software-as-a-service platforms specializing in analytics, online marketing, and IT security. Making money by doing good - it is more than a motto, it is our mission.

After 10 years of Board service at IBI including three as Chairman which produced a rapid increase in membership growth, and most recently, one as President at IBI, Chris successfully completed Board approved improvements, transformation and innovations which now allows Chris to spend 100% of his time at McSwain Group, LLC. During his tenure as President, IBI developed and implemented new strategic messaging, a modern website, as well as the innovations of showcasing emerging technolgy companies, IBInext, and IBILabs at the 2018 annual Forum in San Francisco.

Before joining IBI as President, Chris led human resource transformation at Walmart, Whirlpool, General Dynamics, Novartis, Syngenta and SCANA. At each, Chris solved complex health, wellbeing, productivity, and human capital challenges to increase business performance, manage costs and produce breakthrough levels of employee engagement. After leaving Walmart, Chris served as the Chief Strategy Officer for Aasonn, in addition to growing his consulting practice and pursuing entrepreneurial interests with early stage start-ups.

He has served as a board member for Dossia, the Center for Health Value Innovation, a Global Knowledge Exchange Network Delegate, and World at Work Benefits Advisory Council among others. He served as a member of the IBI Board of Directors beginning in 2005 and as IBI Board Chair from 2006 to 2010. In 2013, as a global leader he co-founded WorldWideWellbeing.org.

Sample facts from Chris’s employer experiences include: 1) as part of Whirlpool’s Global Benefits team, won IBI’s Total Health & Productivity Award in 2010; 2) listed among Mitt Romney, Hillary Clinton, Warren Buffet and Arnold Schwarzenegger as 20 People To Watch List with Business Insurance magazine in 2008 and 3) selected 2005 Benefits Manager of The Year from Business Insurance.

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?

What are your top priorities for employee health and well-being in 2022?

What are the most innovative programs that you will focus on in 2022 and 2023?

Looking at our three moonshots surrounding costs, culture, and care, which do you align with the most? What are you doing in this area?

If you could automatically receive a 25% reduction in costs in three areas/programs, what would your dream list be?

Is there an area where you were able to either create savings or stop costs from rising?

Are you doing anything to reimagine corporate culture and wellbeing?

If there were two physical solutions that could be turned into virtual or remote care instead, what would those be?

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?

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1 Conference. 3 Moonshots.

Remember the mission to reach the moon? In 1962, President JFK set forth a vision. He initiated a movement that outlived him! Even in his death, the mission was accomplished seven years after his famous speech. Now we’re on a five-year mission, and it's not about us. This is a mission for you – the individual, the stakeholder, the employer healthcare and benefits professional. Join the mission to reduce costs, reimagine culture, and reinvent care.


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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