Human Resources Symposium

The Future of Healthcare in America & How it Effects Your Role in Human Resources

Featuring Speakers

Joseph Travis
Director, Human Capital, Maximus

David R. Bauer, CIC, CPIA
Area President, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

October 29, 2013 | 9 am
The Sage Colleges, Albany Campus
Kahl Campus Center
Room 224


Please RSVP by Oct. 25
Wendy Diefendorf | (518) 292-8615


ACA and The Role of Benefits Exchanges in Healthcare Reform

  • Healthcare Affordability
  • Cost Drivers
  • Uninsured
  • ACA
  • Benefits Exchanges
  • Lower Cost and Higher Quality Healthcare


Joseph TravisJoseph M. Travis (Joe) has spent more than 30 years as a human resources executive leading people-centric processes for profitable growth in Fortune 100 and start-up organizations primarily in the Capital Region of New York State.

Currently he is the Director of Human Capital for MAXIMUS, an international professional services company specializing in organizational efficiency/cost effectiveness and helping government serve the people.

Joe has been a member of the adjunct faculty at Sage Graduate School since 2007, and has served on the Greater Adirondack Home Healthcare Board of Directors since 2002. Past professional affiliations include serving on the NYS Workforce Development, Private Industry Council, the American Red Cross, and United Way Boards of Directors.

He also coached Latham Lassies Softball and Latham Circle Soccer Club, and held Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and Capital Region Human Resource Association (CRHRA) memberships.

Joe holds a B.S. in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University, and an M.B.A. from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.


David BauerDavid Bauer is currently the Area President of Arthur J. Gallagher Risk Management Services, Inc. He is a member of the New York State Health Exchange, and the Insurance Council of the Business Council of New York State. He is also director of the Adirondack Security Exchange and a member of the CDPHP advisory council.

He is also the current director of the American Little League, as well as director and treasurer of the Girl Scouts of Northeastern New York. He is a member of the capital campaign committee of St. Madeline Sophie Church and the current chair of the board for the Albany Police Athletic League.  

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