Carol Harnett

Carol Harnett is a thought leader, speaker, and writer in the fields of general employee benefits, health and productivity management, and value-based health. She authors the employee benefits column for Human Resource Executive and co-hosts the radio shows: CoHealth Checkup and The Financial Health and Income Network.

Previous to her work for The CDA, Harnett held key positions in the insurance industry as the Vice President and National Disability and Life Practice Leader for The Hartford and The Prudential’s Director of Resources and Rehabilitation Services. She also led the Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation’s industrial medicine department. Harnett sits on the Board of Directors of Disabled Sports / USA.


Fred Schott
Director of Operations
Fred Schott has a long history in the world of workplace health, disability, and productivity. He is currently the Director of Operations for The Council for Disability Awareness. Previously, he held a variety of consulting positions at Anthem, The Hartford, and Aetna. He has also been active in several industry groups, including the Center for Office Technology and the Integrated Benefits Institute’s Research Committee.