Ronald S. Leopold, MD, MBA, MPH, is Vice President and National Medical Director of MetLife U.S. Business
Dr. Leopold is an industry thought leader for MetLife focusing on the future of work, health and benefits. He is a member of the National Speakers Association and is recognized for his entertaining style that blends thought-provoking industry insight with compelling illustrations and humor.
He is a Board Certified Occupational Medicine Physician who holds a Masters in Business Administration from the Wharton School of Business, the University of Pennsylvania and a Masters in Public Health from Boston University.
His recent book on the future of employee benefits entitled The Benefits Edge: Honing the Competitive Value of Employee Benefits has been described as a blueprint for benefits in the decade of healthcare reform.
Dr. Leopold speaks to industry audiences on a variety of topics, including: the strategic value of employee benefits, the four generations in the workplace, and the value of financial wellness.
He is also the author of A Year in the Life of a Million American Workers, an almanac of absence data that provides a comprehensive picture of one million American workers and their health conditions, illnesses and absence patterns over a one-year period.
Larry S. Chapman, MPH, currently serves as President and CEO of Chapman Institute
Throughout his career, Larry has provided thoughtful leadership and consulting services on integrating health cost management, planning and designing incentive systems, and organizing prevention programming for worksite, managed care and community-based populations.
He has spent more than 30 years improving the health of employees and their family members and managing employee health costs. Formally educated in environmental health, medical technology, and medical care organization at UCLA and the University of Michigan, he has developed more than 1,000 employee wellness programs including more than 200 wellness financial incentive programs.
An internationally recognized expert and speaker on innovative health management interventions, he has published 13 books and more than 190 professional articles and columns. A consultant and advisor to the United States Air Force, U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, Department of Veteran’s Affairs, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid, National Institutes of Health and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and a variety of private organizations, he is also the editor of the Art of Health Promotion published in the American Journal of Health Promotion. His current area of specialization includes innovative approaches to worksite wellness.
Joseph W. Jordan, Senior Vice President at MetLife, started his career with Home Life in 1974 — was named “Rookie of the Year” and member of Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT)
Joe ran insurance sales at Paine Webber from 1981-1988. He joined MetLife in 1988 to manage annuity (and later life) sales and product development. He is currently responsible for MetLife’s Behavioral Finance Strategies.
Joe is an industry-renowned thought leader in the areas of behavioral economics, client-centric tools, ethical selling and client advocacy. He helps financial professionals around the world recognize and celebrate the intrinsic value that they deliver to their clients. He is also a well-respected speaker who is famous for his motivational and inspirational messages.
Some of his well-known keynote speaking engagements include the 2004 Million Dollar Round Table as well as MDRT Conferences worldwide since then that include Thailand, Korea, Ireland, Greece, Poland, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Australia. He also was a keynote speaker for the 2006 and 2009 GAMA LAMP Conferences, LIMRA’s 2008 Retirement Industry Conference, LOMA’s Customer Service Conference, and most recently The American College Knowledge Summit.
Last year, Mr. Jordan was selected as one of the top 50 Irish Americans on Wall Street. This year, he released a book titled Living a Life of Significance published by The American College.
Joe is married with two children, lives in Manhattan and is a member of the Fordham University Football Hall of Fame. He also played rugby for over 30 years with the New York Athletic Club.