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A Conversation With: Marty Traynor Interviews Founder and Executive Coach Kari Beam

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Published On: May 24, 2022

With over 50 years of experience, Omaha-based consultant Marty Traynor is an expert in the world of insurance and employee benefits. Recently, he interviewed other industry experts to get their perspectives on everything from the insurance world to corporate leadership and beyond. 


During the interview, Traynor spoke with Kari Beam, a Certified Executive Coach and the Founder of Kari Beam Coaching, about her recent career transition and knowledge of the healthcare industry. For the past 15 years, Beam worked in healthcare leadership, including as a Chief Strategy Officer for Bon Secours Mercy Health and for over a decade at HCA, before starting her own firm in 2022.   


Beam shared her thoughts on pandemic-induced stress being felt by the healthcare industry and the future of the healthcare system. She also offered some advice for those looking to start out in the healthcare industry.  


Beam also discusses her new role as an Executive Coach. She advises those looking to make a similar change to take some time to really get to know themselves before committing to a new direction.  


For more advice and insights, watch the video below for the full conversation. Also, be sure to watch Mployer Advisor’s compelling, on-demand webinar co-presented by Beam– titled “Tips for Managing a Hybrid Workforce and Redefining Company Culture”–or read the recap here.  


Stay tuned for future “A Conversation With” interviews led by Traynor.  


Looking for more exclusive content? Check out what’s trending on the Mployer Advisor blog, including our recent webinar recaps and show notes from Mployer Advisor’s new podcast “This Week in Benefits.”  

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