Listen to engaging conversations with industry leaders 

who have the inside track on trends and happenings.

  • 4/29/2021

    California Colorado Texas

    Let’s Talk Ancillary

    Podcast Duration: 00:20:47

    In this episode, Sales Consultant and host Rhonda Velez talks with our Director of Operations, Shahram Homami, about Inshore Benefits. Inshore is a portfolio that consist of dental, vision and identity theft products from respected carriers. We also talk about our third-party administrator, Pathian. Learn about voluntary and employer-sponsored ancillary coverage, consolidated billing and more.

  • 2/26/2021


    Gain Perspective From Anthem in Colorado

    Podcast Duration: 00:33:10

    Grab a coffee and settle in with our own John Kurath as he chats with Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield President, Charles Ritz. Charles shares Anthem’s perspective on topics ranging from telemedicine to market position, and he maps out his vision for moving the company forward.

  • 2/18/2021


    A Convo With UHC’s Colorado CEO

    Podcast Duration: 00:19:29

    In this episode, our Senior Vice President of Sales, John Kurath, catches up with UnitedHealthcare’s CEO for Colorado and Wyoming, Marc Neely. Neely touches on a wide range of topics, including UnitedHealthcare’s focus for 2021 and how they’ve helped brokers and employers in the pandemic.

  • 2/4/2021

    California Colorado Texas

    A Conversation With Sutter Health Plus

    Podcast Duration: 00:13:25

    In our latest podcast episode, Warner Pacific’s Brent Hitchings speaks with Sutter Health Plus’ Vice President of Sales, Rob Carnaroli. Find out what Sutter Health Plus is all about, including their model, integrated healthcare, innovative technology and more.

  • 1/21/2021

    Connecting with United Healthcare

    Podcast Duration: 00:26:38

    This year’s first Warner Pacific Insights podcast features a conversation with UnitedHealthcare. Listen as our very own Brent Hitchings talks with Steven Vincent, UnitedHealthcare’s Vice President of Small Group Business. We dive into the issues confronting all of us, and Steven lays out UnitedHealthcare’s unique model of delivering care, and the role agents play in it.

  • 12/17/2020

    California Colorado Texas

    Connecting With Gen Z

    Podcast Duration: 00:28:37

    How can you connect with Generation Z and sell them insurance? Listen to this conversation between Warner Pacific Sales Consultant Rhonda Velez and Jennifer Gonzales, founder of HealthGenYZ, to understand some of the characteristics and attitudes of Gen Zers.

  • 12/9/2020


    Connecting With Anthem Blue Cross

    Podcast Duration: 00:20:39

    Tune in for an informative discussion with Alyson Stone, Regional Vice President of Small Group Sales and Account Management with Anthem Blue Cross in California. Our Senior Vice President of Sales, Jeff Papenfus, talks with her about group renewals; Anthem’s support for members, provider partners, and employers in the COVID-19 era; and more.

  • 11/23/2020


    Special Colorado Series: Introduction

    Podcast Duration: 00:09:53

    Get ready for a new Colorado-focused podcast series from Warner Pacific. In this first episode, John Kurath, Senior Vice President of Sales for Colorado and Texas, provides an introduction. He also touches on important broker topics you can expect to hear about in the future, including legislative updates, best practices and technology tools.

  • 11/5/2020

    California Colorado Texas

    Grow as a Salesperson With Enneagrams!

    Podcast Duration: 00:26:43

    An enneagram is an assessment that can help you find out your personality type, communication style, how you process information, and more. It can also help you grow as a salesperson and leader. Discover how you can benefit from enneagrams from small business coach Hillarie Kay. Joining her in this episode are Sales Consultant Rhonda Velez and Sales Executive Patti Winocur.

  • 10/14/2020

    California Colorado Texas

    Medicare Part D Disclosure Notice Due by Oct. 15

    Podcast Duration: 00:10:42

    Compliance reminder: Your clients must send Medicare Part D disclosures to their employees by October 15. Please let us know if you need help finding out whether a small or large group health plan is creditable or non-creditable for Medicare Part D.