So, something major happened forme this month.  Drumroll please … I turned 40! My Gramma Ruby Fern always said, “You're always 25 in your heart”and now I think I truly get it.  I'm taking it in stride.I had a kick ass party with teacup pigs, BBQ and Wonder Womaneverything at my CrossFit Dutch Kills Gym,surrounded by about 150 friends and family. We raised money for theUniversity ofMissouri Veteran's Clinic, run by the School of Law andembraced the joy.

I also think that not “freaking out” over 40 is in big part dueto feeling inspired in my career by the many men and women of allages who are committed to our industry.  Each month, I getto share with you all the incredible work that women all over thecountry are doing; each time I do this, I get to take a beat andtake in their creativity.   This month, I'm proudto introduce you to Suzy, Annette and Ashley.  These womenare crushing it in our industry while focusing on innovation,growth and education!

Suzy K.Johnson, CEBS, RHU, CLTC, Employee Benefit Advisors of theCarolinas, LLC “During the past 12 months, oneof the things I have done that I am proud of is going outside of mytraditional health care consulting box to implement health plansolutions and tools that reduce costs for the plan and for theiremployees.

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