Rockland Trust and Strategic Benefit Solutions Host Seminar on Health Care Reform for Local Business Leaders

Bank to Address Retirement Readiness and Evaluating Plan Success

QUINCY, Mass. (March 15, 2013) - Rockland Trust today announced it will host a seminar in partnership with Strategic Benefit Solutions, Inc. to educate Massachusetts' business leaders on expected health care insurance changes as a result of the Affordable Care Act. The seminar, titled "Are You Ready for Health Care Reform: Top 10 Must-Knows for 2014," will take place on March 26 from 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. at The Tavern at Granite Links Golf Club in Quincy.

Deirdre Savage, Senior Director of Federal and National Relations at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, and Carol Renzi, Executive Vice President of Strategic Benefit Solutions, Inc., will discuss "must-know" tips for company leaders to effectively transition their employee benefits through the upcoming federal health care reform. Sean McGarry, Vice President of Retirement Plan Services in the Investment Management Group at Rockland Trust, will also discuss retirement readiness with attendees, who will include employee benefits professionals and company leaders from across the Commonwealth.

"With the changes that the Affordable Care Act will implement in 2014, it is important that local business leaders know where their health insurance and other employee benefits stand and how that may change," said McGarry. "We are pleased to partner with Strategic Benefit Solutions to host this important seminar, which we hope will help educate the business community on the best retirement plans and benefits for their employees."

All three speakers bring extensive experience in employee benefits and internal policy to attendees. Sean McGarry has been with Rockland Trust for more than seven years, where he oversees the Retirement Plan Services division. Previously, he focused on relationship management, as well as retirement services within insurance companies. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts' Deirdre Savage has a background in law and extensive experience working in public policy, both locally and nationally. Carol Renzi from Strategic Benefit Solutions has more than 30 years of experience in employee benefits, and has helped create effective health insurance plans for companies in all industries and of all sizes.

This free seminar is designed for human resources professionals and operations leaders at mid- to large-sized businesses. A light breakfast will also be provided for attendees. Please RSVP by March 22 to Colleen Carr, 781-982-6779 or

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