June 24, 2021


About The Event

Join Tom Spann, CEO and Co-Founder of Brightside, as he provides insight into:

  • The contrast between financial wellness and financial health.
  • How addressing financial health can improve health outcomes.
  • How poor financial health drives 30% of health care costs in the U.S.
  • How employers can utilize financial tools to reduce employee stress and boost employee wellbeing.
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This program is valid for 1.00 Professional Development Credit toward SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP recertification.


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Speaker Details

Tom Spann

CEO and Co-Founder, Brightside

Tom Spann is the CEO and Co-Founder of Brightside, a company offering the first financial care platform for employers, focused on the vast majority of working Americans who are living paycheck to paycheck.

Previously, Tom was the Founding CEO of Accolade. While there, Accolade grew to a 750-person, $100 million annual revenue organization that defined the employee health navigation market for working Americans. Accolade was ranked as the fastest growing company in health care in Inc. 500 from 2009-2011 and top 20 fastest growing in health care from 2012-2014. In that role, Tom was named “most trusted CEO” in Philadelphia consecutive years in both the small and medium business categories in the Inquirer/Daily News/Philly.com Top Workplaces survey and EY Entrepreneur of the Year in Greater Philadelphia in 2015. Prior to Accolade, Tom worked at Accenture, where he started his career writing software, led the Health & Life Sciences Practice in North America for a number of years and then led Products North America, a $2 billion revenue, 10,000 employee Operating Unit responsible for all of Accenture’s technology, outsourcing and consulting work for companies in health care, consumer products, retail, industrial products, and travel and transportation industries.