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Morning Buzz

7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Hilton Garden Inn
1307 East Market Street, Akron

The Morning Buzz, sponsored by SummaCare and Roetzel, is a monthly speaker breakfast series which aims to connect small and medium size businesses by facilitating the exchange of ideas and strategies for business growth and success. 
Join us to hear Dr. Brent Pawlecki, Chief Health Officer at The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., present “How can Worksite Wellness impact the Community and YOUR Bottom Line?”

Dr. Brent Pawlecki is the Chief Health Officer at The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., a position he has held since 2011.  His responsibilities in this role include global health strategy, providing leadership for Goodyear’s medical clinics, fitness facilities, health benefits, health improvement and wellness programs, Employee Assistance Programs, and health related emergencies.    
Prior to his current role, he was the Corporate Medical Director at Pitney Bowes, overseeing all health-related issues for the organization, including the Pitney Bowes' award winning corporate clinics, wellness programs and absence management department, and served as the Chief HIPAA Privacy Officer.

During his career, he worked in a private medical practice as well as the Emergency Department.  He attended college and medical school at St. Louis University and completed a combined residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics from Bridgeport Hospital and Yale University.  He also completed the Master of Medical Management Business Degree from the University of Southern California.

Dr. Pawlecki received the 2015 Global Leadership in Corporate Health Award, recognizing his career focused on developing and promoting workplace health programs. He is involved with numerous organizations, including the National Business Group on Health, National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), and the Coalition to Transform Advanced Care.  His current focus works toward improvements in health quality, global health, advanced illness and end of life care.

Morning Buzz Schedule
7:30 a.m. - Business Connections/Registration/Breakfast
8:00 a.m. - Welcome/Presentation
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Morning Buzz