David is a Senior Benefits Consultant overseeing and managing the entire book of employee benefits accounts for the ONEGROUP Benefits Advisory Service team. David is also responsible for strategic planning, carrier negotiations, ERISA and ACA compliance, utilization management, client education and evaluating new products.
Sharika joined Episcopal Health Services Inc. in 2010 as Vice President of Human Resources – a position she currently holds today, responsible for the Human Resources function throughout the system inclusive of Benefits & Compensation, Labor & Employee Relations, Organizational Learning and Development, HRIS, Talent Acquisition and Employee Health and Wellness.
Bert Lurch is Co-Founder and CEO of E Central Medical Management (ECM), a full-service medical billing and practice management firm. After graduating from SUNY Old Westbury, Bert began his career at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. He and his business partner, Louis Burke, founded ECM in 1999. Bert is active in the business and non-profit community, serving as president of the Health & Business Alliance, a consortium of healthcare, non-profit and business entities. He serves on the President’s Council of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island, is a member of the Queens Chamber of Commerce Health and Wellness Committee, and is a member of the Long Island Elite (LIE).