KELLY University - Connecting You with Those in the Know

Our presenters are industry experts chosen for their knowledge and experience.  

Each KELLY University symposium features a panel of speakers recognized for their insight into the most pertinent issues in health care and employee benefits today. Below are just a few of the industry leaders who regularly present at KELLY University:  


Jason Danner

Senior Vice President, Senior Consultant, KELLY Benefit Strategies

Jason Danner oversees all business development and client retention operations for the Delaware Valley market for KELLY. Jason also sits on the KELLY Benefit Strategies’ Senior Leadership Team, with his staff serving the benefit needs of clients throughout the country.

Jason was instrumental in launching KELLY University as an ongoing learning series, educating customers on employee benefit issues. Jason also serves as campaign director for the public-private health promotion campaign, Motivate The First State, encouraging healthy living among the citizens of his home state of Delaware.

Jason graduated cum laude from the University of Delaware with a Bachelor of Science degree in Health and Physical Education with a concentration on nutrition.

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Jennifer Berman , JD 

Senior Vice President, Compliance and ERISA Counsel, KELLY

Jennifer Spiegel Berman, JD, officially joined the KELLY team in 2016 after many years serving as a trusted resource to the organization and its clients. In her dual roles as senior vice president of compliance and ERISA counsel, Jen consults with KELLY’s clients regarding ongoing employee benefit compliance issues. Jen also works with the consulting and account management teams to help design and implement innovatative benefit strategies within the confines of the many applicable legal requirements now impacting employee benefit plans; including the Internal Revenue Code, ERISA, HIPAA, COBRA, ACA, wellness plan rules and other applicable statutes.

Jennifer graduated cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 2006, where she was editor-in-chief of the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Labor and Employment Law. Jennifer also completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Pennsylvania, graduating magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. Jennifer is admitted to practice in Maryland and Washington, D.C. She lives in Baltimore, Maryland with her husband Josh and their two children.,

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Dr. Bruce Panasuk

Thoracic Surgery, Wilmington VA Medical Center

Dr. Bruce Panasuk is a thoracic surgeon at Wilmington VA Medical Center, where he has served in various roles since 2008, including Chief of Surgical Services, Associate Chief of Surgery and Interim Chief of Staff.

Dr. Panasuk earned his undergraduate degree in biology from Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania, and received his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. He completed his general and cardiothoracic surgery residencies at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, also in Philadelphia. In addition to building his clinical practice, Dr. Panasuk has chosen to spend much of his career educating and training surgeons.

Dr. Panasuk has spoken at a number of human resource regional conferences including Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), Penjerdel Employee Benefits and Compensation Association (PEBA), as well as the national SHRM Annual Conference in 2009. In 2014, he became a certified facilitator for The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People (FranklinCovey) and Crucial Conversations (VitalSmarts).


Cory Easton 

Co-Founder/Partner, Confidio 
Lead Pharmacy Benefit Management Consultant, KELLYRxM

Cory Easton has more than 30 years’ experience in health care cost management, having spent 10 years working in population health management at Intracorp and more than 17 years in various positions at Express Scripts, Inc., most recently serving as vice president of sales. Throughout his career, Cory has had the privilege of working with some of the nation’s largest, most complex health benefit plans.

Cory is a frequent and passionate public speaker, often called on to present his perspectives and strategies on topics related to integrated health care cost management. Cory received undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Maryland, College Park.

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