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Quarterly Meetings

RCA hosts four quarterly meetings each year.  At these, members and their guests experience a presentation from a speaker or panel of speakers on a topic of interest to the total rewards community.  There are networking opportunities, updates from the RCA board and a delicious breakfast as well.

There is no charge for RCA members to attend.  Guests may attend for $50.  Many of the RCA presentations are pre-approved for HRCI credits.

The quarterly meeting programs offered by RCA are coordinated by the two Directors of Professional Development, in conjunction with the RCA Planning Committee.  Members will receive an email approximately one month before each quarterly meeting that will include a link to RSVP.

If you are interested in becoming an active member of the Planning Committee, or have suggestions for future programs, please contact the Co-directors of Professional Development.

Quarterly Meeting Agenda:

 Registration, Breakfast, and Networking    8:00 AM - 8:45 AM
 RCA Business Update    8:45 AM - 9:00 AM
 Presentation    9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
 Questions and Answers  10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Upcoming events

    • March 10, 2021
    • 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM (EST)
    • Virtual

    How not to be the Compensation Police-- Enhancing Partnership with the Business 

    In this session, Lynne Prescott will discuss:

    • How not to be the compensation police-- enhancing partnership with the business
      • Collaboration
      • Soft skills vs technical skills 
    • Compensation challenges during and post-COVID19
      • Remote workers
    • The topics will include interactive discussion and some best practice sharing

    Speaker Bio

    Lynne Prescott is a respected Human Resources professional with twenty years of experience in both privately held  and Fortune 500 publicly traded organizations. She has served in leadership roles of increasing accountability  ranging from compensation and benefits to international HR, and including change management, program and  process improvement, performance management, and organizational wellness.  

    In her most recent role as the Head of HR for Olympus Insurance Company, she is leading the people function  through a time of transformation for the company. As a leader her focus is on the customer; everything else flows from there. 

    Prior to Olympus, Lynne successfully contributed to the growth and cultural evolution of companies across several  industries, including retail, accounting/insurance/financial services, professional services, health care,  manufacturing, transportation and logistics. Some of the organizations she has supported are Cancer Treatment  Centers of America®, WR Grace & Co., Office Depot, Inc., Ryder System, Inc., PetSmart and Owens Illinois. 

    Lynne earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resources Management from Florida Atlantic University and a Master of Business Administration in International Business from the University of Miami. She has  a passion for continuous learning and development for herself and the teams with which she engages. She is a  certified professional coach through the International Coach Federation and a Certified Change Management Professional through Prosci.  

    Her experiences also include managing the transition and assimilation of individuals coming to live and work in the  US, Europe and Asia. She has traveled extensively for work and pleasure throughout North America, South  America, Europe, and Asia. Lynne has spent time living and working abroad, integrating organizations and people  post-merger and has volunteered to teach English to students in Europe.  

    She currently serves as a board member for the Total Rewards Association of South Florida and a coach for a non profit called the 10 Greatest Gifts Project.  

    Lynne brings a practical approach and real-life connection to mindfulness to her work and all she does. She resides  in Delray Beach with her six-year-old rescue dog, Jabula, who sometimes accompanies her on bike rides through  the neighborhood. Lynne is a lover of nature and enjoys cooking, reading, photography and music.

    Guest Registration and Sponsor Information

    Bring a guest for free to this virtual event*, sponsored by Virginia529@work.

    Webex meeting information will be included in the registration confirmation email.

    *Please either add your guest's information when registering for this event or invite them to register for the event through the registration form link

    • June 09, 2021
    • 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM (EDT)
    • Virtual

    Gender Pay Equity – Not Just the Law, It’s the Right Thing to Do

    Momentum is building state by state to ramp up and/or enact aggressive pay laws to address the pay gap situation across the US. In this one hour session you will get the specifics surrounding the new laws that are popping up, how to determine exceptions, as well as the tools to ensure compliance to avoid legal action. Focus will be on the gender pay gap and steps to take to analyze, audit, and manage pay equity within your organization.

    David Weaver

    Prior to joining the Compensation & HR Group, David spent 20 years managing a human resources membership and consulting organization. He has also held positions with industry leaders Liberty Mutual, Honeywell and Hewlett-Packard as a corporate human resources professional. During this period, he gained essential hands-on experience in compensation program development, marketing and internal communications.

    A graduate of The University of Massachusetts at Amherst, David has also made his mark in academia, having served as adjunct faculty member for both Northeastern University and Newbury College where he taught courses in Compensation Management and Human Resource Management. He also worked as an instructor for the certification courses at the Compensation Analyst Academy, WorldatWork and the Society for Human Resource Management.

    • September 08, 2021
    • 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM (EDT)
    • TBD

    • December 08, 2021
    • 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM (EST)
    • TBD

Past events

December 09, 2020 RCA 2020 4th Quarter Meeting: Data Analytics
September 02, 2020 RCA 2020 3rd Quarter Meeting: Virtual Total Rewards Conference
June 17, 2020 RCA 2020 2nd Quarter Meeting: Why Employers Are Embracing a Proactive Approach to Pay Equity
March 11, 2020 RCA 2020 1st Quarter Meeting: "Let's Talk Comp - and make it understandable to our HR peers"
December 04, 2019 RCA 2019 4th Quarter Meeting: The Employee Experience – Ensuring business and HR strategy align to people needs
September 11, 2019 RCA 2019 3rd Quarter Meeting: Compensation’s Role in Driving the Employee Experience and Value Proposition
June 12, 2019 RCA 2019 2nd Quarter Meeting: Reward Strategies/Implications for Millennials
March 20, 2019 RCA 2019 1st Quarter Meeting: De-coupling Pay from Performance to Enable Managers to Drive Performance
December 05, 2018 RCA 2018 4th Quarter Meeting: Telling it like it is – Communications and Change Management Strategy when Implementing Transparent Salary Structures and Leveling Methodology
September 12, 2018 RCA 2018 3rd Quarter Meeting: Workforce analytics: Unlocking the predictive power of your employee data
June 06, 2018 RCA 2018 2nd Quarter Meeting: What Companies Need to Know about a Pay Equity Analysis
March 14, 2018 RCA 2018 1st Quarter Meeting: GOP Tax Reform and New Disability Plan Regulations
December 06, 2017 RCA 2017 4th Quarter Meeting: Prepping for an HRIS Implementation - what every compensation professional needs to know
September 13, 2017 RCA 2017 3rd Quarter Meeting: 2017 Compensation Planning – Results from Aon Hewitt’s 2017-2018 Salary Increase Survey
June 07, 2017 RCA 2017 2nd Quarter Meeting: A Case Study of Removing Performance Ratings: Powering Up Performance at Duke Energy: Shifting to an Ongoing Dialogue on Contribution, Impact & Development
March 08, 2017 2017 1st Quarter Meeting: Creating a High Performance Culture
December 07, 2016 2016 4th Quarter Meeting: Implicit Bias and Compensation
September 14, 2016 2016 3rd Quarter Meeting: FLSA Changes - Preparation For Implementation
June 01, 2016 2016 2nd Quarter Meeting: Engagement and Reward Strategies
March 09, 2016 2016 1st Quarter Meeting: Total Rewards
December 09, 2015 2015 4th Quarter Meeting: Panel Discussion
September 09, 2015 2015 3rd Quarter Meeting: Strategic Market Pricing - Setting Proper Market Pay Rates
June 10, 2015 2015 2nd Quarter Meeting: Role of Reward and Retaining Key Talent
March 11, 2015 2015 1st Quarter Meeting: An Old Philosophy on Engagement: Relationships, Recognition and Revitalization at Work
December 10, 2014 2014 4th Quarter Meeting: Panel Discussion
September 10, 2014 2014 3rd Quarter Meeting: FLSA Update with Karen Michael
June 11, 2014 2014 2nd Quarter Meeting: Deferred Compensation with The Newport Group
March 26, 2014 2014 1st Quarter Meeting: Optimize Human Capital Investments - Making the "Hard" Business Case
December 04, 2013 4th Quarterly Meeting: Moderated End-of-Year Panel
September 11, 2013 3rd Quarterly Meeting: Employment Law Update and Hot Topics - What's New and What You Need to Know!
June 12, 2013 2nd Quarterly Meeting: Sales Compensation - Seven Mysteries Revealed
March 20, 2013 RCA 1st Quarter Meeting: Health Care Reform's Impact on Employees; William A. Howard, Jr., Mercer

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