Board of Directors 2022


Rick Sutherland

Rick Sutherland

Business Development Executive with a passion for simplifying the complex world of Pharmacy and Insurance. I partner with brokers and consultants to provide actionable solutions to control their self-funded client’s Rx spend. Through these partnerships we provide lower contractual savings, a proprietary and catered clinical approach and a boutique service experience to serve clients of varying sizes and industries.


Hugo Sibrian

Benefits & Risk Solutions

Benefits & Risk Solutions (BRS) specializes in all aspects of benefits consulting and risk management strategies, including: high-level carrier negotiations, healthcare funding alternatives, wellness programs, total rewards, communications, M&A and underwriting. BRS provides the highest quality human capital consulting and risk management services, and delivers it with exemplary customer service.

Vice President

Drew Wilson

VSP Vision Care

Drew Wilson is a Market Director at VSP Vision Care. Drew manages new and existing commercial business in the greater LA market (1000+). Drew works with both clients and brokers to offer the greatest value and the right program for employee populations. Drew has Key Account Management experience (10,000+) in the Central US, and brings experience in data and analysis.


Randy Rodriguez


As a Group Sales Rep for Ameritas, my goal is to help solve for the needs of the broker, employer and insureds related to our Group Dental, Vision, Hearing and Student Loan Repayment programs. Ameritas is one of the nation’s top 5 leaders in group dental, vision and other ancillary benefits. Board member for Employee Benefits Planning Association.


George N. Papacalos

Kaiser Permanente

I have an extensive and diverse background in group health insurance. My areas of expertise are Health Care Reform, Workforce Productivity, and Small Business Plans. My focus is to provide clients with long term solutions that will improve employee wellness.

Membership Director

Erika Adkins

Mass Mutual

Representing Transamerica’s Voluntary Benefits – Life Insurance, Critical Illness, Accident Insurance, Hospital Indemnity, Disability and various Medical/ GAP products – in the broker marketplace. Through technology and innovation and with historically proven products, Transamerica is able to enhance and simplify the enrollment experience for brokers and clients alike.

Sponsorship Director

Michael Lujan

Oscar Health

At Oscar Health, I am responsible for growing membership through our broker and general agent distribution channels. I am a passionate evangelist for advancing innovation and technology in health care and insurance to deliver a better consumer experience. Prior to joining Oscar, I had the privilege of helping stand-up California’s health benefit exchange, and building the agent distribution channel that continues to account for nearly half of the total 1.5 million enrolled through Covered California.

Programs Director

Rachel Sunday

Playa Vista Insurance Services

President of Playa Vista Insurance Services, Rachel has been actively working in the employee benefits industry for more than 20 years. Rachel brings vast experience in employee benefits, underwriting, implementation, wellness, and compliance. She is well-versed in small and large group coverages: limited medical, fully-insured, and self-funded plans. With excellent relationships with her insurance carrier partners, Rachel assists clients with selecting the best technology, such as payroll, HRIS, online enrollment programs for their businesses. Active in ProVisors and Vistage, Rachel is Former VP, Finance and Executive Committee for Professionals in Human Resources Association (PIHRA) and a Past President of EBPA.

Social Media Director

Hayley Xandy Novack

Playa Vista Insurance Services, Inc.

Account Manager with Playa Vista Insurance Services assisting clients with their employee benefits and other needs. She believes that employee benefits and health insurance are an important factor in a person’s daily life. Whether it be a quick doctor’s visit for a cold or serious illness, having health insurance and understanding it can help take some of the stress away during difficult times. Hayley “Xandy” has been involved with the Rotary community for about ten years through family and volunteering opportunities. She is also a member of Professionals in Human Resources Association.

Board Director

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Lindsey Ingram

VSP Vision Care

As a Market Director for VSP Vision Care, I manage new and existing businesses (1500+) in Los Angeles, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, and Ventura counties. My goal is to help my clients and their employees understand the importance of eye health and eye care. VSP is the nation’s largest vision carrier with more than 80 million members.

Executive Director

Patricia Rosengren

President of Huntington Association Management, Pat launched the firm over 30 years ago and helps association boards with strategic planning toward reaching membership growth initiatives. Along with a background in corporate marketing, branding, and public relations, Pat also provides crisis training, board training, and membership and charity strategies. She publishes frequent articles on management and has guest lectured at universities in southern California.