KDKA-TV’s Eye on Retirement Workshop Presented by United Healthcare.

Wednesday, October 17th from 10am-12pm at Rivers Casino – Click here for tickets 

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Join us for light refreshments, giveaways, meet and greets with KDKA-TV talent, hot tips, and free flu shots by Giant Eagle Pharmacy!  This free event will provide tips and advice from a number of experts on life after retirement, and learn the answers to questions like:

-How can I continue to make money after I’ve stopped working?

-How can I stay healthy?

-What happens when I’m eligible for Medicare?

-What health care options do I have when I’m on Medicare?

-What questions do I have about my prescriptions?

-What’s the benefit to using an urgent healthcare location as opposed to a hospital?

-What are my travel options?

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Panelists

amy meister KDKA TVs Eye On Retirement WorkshopDr. Amy Meister, DO, President of Med Express Worksite Solutions

Dr. Amy Meister is responsible for MedExpress centers located in places of employment. Dr. Meister has practiced medicine for 18 years, with a focus on acute and chronic condition management. She handles a full spectrum of diseases and transitions of care to ensure the right care, at the right place, at the right time.





brittany jorgensen KDKA TVs Eye On Retirement WorkshopBrittany L. Jorgensen

Brittany L. Jorgensen is a financial advisor with over 11 years of experience and enjoys educating and guiding clients to achieve their lifelong goals. Brittany earned a B.S.B.A. from Westminster College in Quantitative Economics and is a Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP®) and Certified Retirement Planning Counselor™ (CRPC®). Brittany is the owner and one of the financial advisors with Tempus Advisory Group. Tempus Advisory Group is an independent investment advisory group affiliated with Mid Atlantic Financial Management of Pittsburgh, PA. Brittany is originally from and currently resides in New Wilmington, PA.
Brittany believes that all clients deserve objective advice, world class service, and access to best-in-class technology at a fair, flexible, and transparent price. As an independent investment advisor, Tempus Advisory Group is the alternative to traditional finance where our independence erases the conflicts of interest found in the personal finance industry today. Our advice solutions of Strategic Seasonal Planning and Active Asset Management were developed to align to the best interest of clients and are always delivered on their terms.
“Tempus,” in Latin means “seasons” and just as seasons change, so too do the personal and financial lives of every individual. It is the commitment of Tempus to always be by the side of the client, sharing knowledge and resources through all the seasons of their life, whether it be retirement accumulation planning, income planning, education funding, debt management, or risk management, to name a few. Our process was designed to accommodate every season of a client’s financial life through an educational, transparent, and dynamic approach resulting in recommendations and solutions based upon real-time data. Brittany feels it is most important to earn the trust and confidence of clients and is committed to providing the best advice to achieve goals and help clients to avoid mistakes!

krasnow KDKA TVs Eye On Retirement WorkshopDebra B. Krasnow, PharmD, Senior Director of Managed Care at Giant Eagle, Inc.

Debra B. Krasnow, PharmD holds the position of Sr. Director of Managed Care for Giant Eagle, Inc. since 2001 and has over 30 years’ experience in the pharmacy industry. Her current responsibilities includes negotiating and developing strategies for over $1B in contracts with Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) & managed care organizations, including commercial, Medicare Part D, and Medicaid to maximize Giant Eagle’s inclusion in retail pharmacy networks.
Debra also consults and assists in management of the prescription benefit programs for Giant Eagle team members as well as a local union group with both lives totaling over 35,000.

Debra is responsible for developing strategies for the clinical services programs at Giant Eagle which includes Giant Eagle’s immunization program, and Giant Eagle’s participation in the various Medication Therapy Management (MTM) programs, which include Mirixa, Outcomes, and other customer programs. Giant Eagle is currently the top medium retail chain nationally with the Outcomes MTM program for the past 3 consecutive years and one of the top 3 retail chains performing MTM for United Healthcare 2014-2017.

Debra began her career at Giant Eagle as a registered pharmacist and has held various positions in the company including pharmacy manager and pharmacy district manager. Debra received both her Doctor of Pharmacy and B.S. in Pharmacy degree from Purdue University. Amongst Debra’s awards are Progressive Grocer’s “Top Women in Grocery’s Rising Star Award”, Giant Eagle’s Presidents Award and the Frieda G Shapira Community Service Award.

Debra is a member of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, National Council for Prescription Drug Programs, American Pharmacist Association, Pennsylvania Pharmacist Association and the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy. Debra is president emeritus and charter member of the Giant Eagle Women’s Business Resource Group, on the Board of Directors for Bethlehem Haven Womens Shelter, and on the National Advisory Board for Outcomes MTM. She currently resides in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania with her husband Jeffrey. .

stacey eggleston KDKA TVs Eye On Retirement WorkshopStacey Eggleston, Tivity Health Vice President, Client Relations

Stacey Eggleston has been involved in managing relationships with clients and health care providers for more than 26 years. As Tivity Health Vice President, Client Relations, Stacey owns the overall relationship with a key strategic partner and has the responsibility for innovating and bringing a new program into the marketplace for Tivity Health.

Following 6 years of leading the Account Management team, Stacey was asked to partner with a key customer and contemplate a new product offering for the organization. Her previous role was supporting mostly clients of the SilverSneakers® Fitness Program, the nation’s leading fitness program designed exclusively for older adults.

Her responsibilities with Tivity (formerly Healthways) have included managing the client accounts and services, along with overseeing sales and account strategies. She has also lead in negotiating and managing client contracts. Stacey’s role has also included oversight of fitness product and program implementation, as well as management of the customer service teams.

Stacey has been a member of the Tivity team for seven years and in that time, she was named a Tivity’s Rookie of the Year. As a result of her experience and accomplishments, her role was expanded to include organizational leadership over the Tivity account executives, sales, implementation, member services and client service teams.

Prior to joining Tivity, Stacey was part of Business Transformation at Health Net. In that capacity, she led partner management for Medicare membership and worked on the outsourcing of support for claims, appeals and grievances, and membership services. She also negotiated agreements with the partners and owned the financial result model while managing the team in charge of operational support and program governance.

Stacey brings extensive and diverse skills to Tivity, including account management, sales management, operations and negotiation and contracting, in addition to business process outsourcing and vendor management.

Stacey received her Bachelor of Arts in Marketing and her Bachelor of Arts in Spanish from the University of Northern Iowa.

tim sechler KDKA TVs Eye On Retirement WorkshopTim Sechler, Certified Elder Law Attorney

Tim’s estate planning practice is focused on guiding clients through the complicated maze of balancing transfer strategies, wealth preservation, and family values in the planning process.

Tim is a Combat Veteran, having served in Afghanistan as a member of the West Virginia Air National Guard. Prior to leaving the military, Tim had attained the rank of Staff Sergeant. His experiences in the military have led him to thoroughly enjoy working with Veterans and their families.

Tim received his law degree from Duquesne University School of Law, and his Master of Business Administration from the Duquesne University Donahue Graduate School of Business. He received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from West Virginia University, majoring in Finance. Tim is licensed to practice Law in Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

Recently, Tim has been seen frequently as a guest on KDKA’s Pittsburgh Today Live, and has been quoted in several local print publications. For the last several years, he has been honored to be chosen as a Super Lawyers Rising Star, an award given to less than 2.5% of Tim’s peers. Tim enjoys educating the public about Elder Law and Estate Planning. He has spoken to thousands of people regarding estate planning and has averaged more than 50 speaking events per year.

Tim became a Certified Elder Law Attorney* in 2017. A CELA is more than just an attorney who specializes in the field of elder law. CELAs are committed, through certification, to maintaining and improving their proficiency with continual practice and continuing legal education. Becoming certified in elder law validates a lawyer’s specialty to handle issues that affect senior citizens.

Tim and his wife, Robyn, are raising three beautiful children in their home in Mars, PA.

*Certified as an Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation.

hillary holes KDKA TVs Eye On Retirement WorkshopHillary Holes,  Community Coordinator at Healthcare Council of Western Pennsylvania

Hillary received her Bachelor of Science degree in Public Health from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania. In her current role, Hillary partners with healthcare and community organizations to address health literacy and other social determinant of health barriers in marginalized populations. In her free time, Hillary enjoys reading and doing yoga.