I’m here today with Kevin Brady, Chairman and Founder of Advica Health, Advica Health is one of Canada’s leaders in preventative and supportive healthcare for busy CEOs, Executives and their organizations. Advica Health is also a very valuable Innovator Partner with MacKay CEO Forums.
Kevin’s vast experience includes holding senior management positions within one of Canada’s largest insurance companies as well as starting his own employee benefits company, while leading these organizations, he saw a need to help companies and employees with health solutions and therefore founded Advica Health.
Kevin shares his expertise in the area of health and wellness through volunteering and giving back to his community. He has served on many boards including Board Chair for both the YMCA and his local hospital, where he is currently leading a Capital Campaign to raise $60 million for the hospital. He is also a sought after speaker on the topic of how companies can improve their profits through employee health and wellness.
Kevin has been recognized as Citizen of the Year in 2007 and Philanthropist of the Year in 2010 for his philanthropic work in his city. He has also received the esteemed Queen’s Jubilee Medal that is awarded by the Queen of England in recognition for being an outstanding community member.
Dr. Izzo has spoken to over one million people, advised over 500 companies, authored six bestselling books and helped some of the world’s most admired companies in the world including MacDonald’s, Coca Cola, Telus, Fairmont Hotels and Resorts, IBM amongst many others.
Dr. Izzo has been a pioneer on creating successful businesses and emerging work trends for over twenty-five years. He was a pioneer on employee engagement and social responsibility in 1994 with his book “Awakening Corporate Soul”, then in 2000, the shifting generational values when he wrote “Values Shift-The New Work Ethic”, and most recently, showed how individuals shape the future with the book “Stepping Up” in 2014.
Currently, he is blazing a new trail showing businesses why a rising class of people worldwide will shape the economy of the future with his book “The Purpose Revolution”. This rising class is not one of nationality, income, race or gender but one that aspires to have a good life while doing good.
Known for his compelling combination of leading-edge research, riveting storytelling, practical ideas to make a difference starting now and a keen sense of where the future is, organizations who have the privilege of working alongside Dr. Izzo are inspired to act with purpose and inspiration.
Rocky is a successful entrepreneur, business leader and one of Canada’s most passionate evangelists on the Future of Work and Culture Transformationalism. Rocky is also a highly rated speaker for MacKay CEO Forums.
Rocky preaches that technology, a sharing economy and the connected generation have dramatically changed the way companies attract, engage and retain their people. Companies that fail to embrace this reality will find themselves disrupted or made redundant by an increasingly innovative and agile economy.
Rocky couples 10-years of executive HR and operations leadership in large enterprise organizations, with 5-years of startup tech experience. He is the co-founder of the NoW of Work Inc. and the NoW-Academy.
Liz Rose is the youngest Canadian to conquer the Seven Summits. she accomplished this fear in under three years and is one of the few women in history to have done so. After receiving a communications degree from the University of Denver, Liz studied broadcast journalism at the New York Film Academy. Liz was raised in Vancouver, British Columbia, with older twin brothers. Liz attributes her adventurous spirit to the ocean and mountains at her doorstep. To learn more about her adventures, visit LizRoseSummits.com