24th Annual
“Best of the Best”

Thursday, November 21, 2019
Disney’s Contemporary Resort, Lake Buena Vista, Florida

“Best of the Best” is a favorite event for proactive employers made possible by the generous support of The Walt Disney Company for the past 23 years. “Best of the Best” showcases effective programs initiated by both self-funded and fully insured employers.

The Florida Alliance invited leading edge employers who have been innovative in their benefit design and contracting to present their successful programs.


“Operate Your Health Plan Like a Division Of Your Company”

Ray L. Bowman, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President for Talent
and Team Development


“Walmart’s Center of Excellence Journey”

Nancy Jester
Senior Manager, U.S. Benefits

Panel Session

"Florida Alliance Member Strategies in Managing Oncology Treatment Costs"

Patrick Peters
Benefits & Wellness

Orange County Board of County Commissioners

John Robinson, CEBS
RobinsonBush, Inc.

Erica L. Thomas
Director, Client Operations
Disney’s Center for Living Well
Premise Health

This year’s Most Engaged Employer – Healthcare Purchaser Award was presented by Michael Stubee, Assistant Vice President, Managed Care at Orlando Health, to the Independent Colleges and Universities Benefits Association (ICUBA). This award was presented to ICUBA for their high level of commitment to our efforts to drive value in health care and was accepted by Mark Weinstein, ICUBA President & CEO.


This is an annual event sponsored and hosted by Florida Alliance Employer Member:

Thank you to our additional sponsors!