GREENSBORO, N.C. – Hill, Chesson & Woody (HCW), a health and welfare benefits brokerage and consulting firm that designs, manages and implements employee benefit programs, has announced that the firm has partnered with NewBridge Bank, Carruthers & Roth, P.A. and Bernard & Robinson Company, LLP to host a half-day presentation discussing trending topics in the banking, benefits, accounting and law industries that employers need to understand. The event is scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 28 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Greensboro Historical Museum located at 130 Summit Ave.

Representatives from each company will discuss trending topics from their area of expertise and how it affects employers of all sizes. HCW’s delegate will discuss healthcare reform and how it affects employers’ finances and benefits plan. Triad business leaders are encouraged to attend, as the discussions will delve into the topics that employers are struggling to understand, including implementation of the Affordable Care Act. To register for the event, visit

“We are looking forward to partnering with NewBridge Bank, Carruthers & Roth and Bernard & Robinson Company and discussing how to prepare for the changes in healthcare in 2013,” said Skip Woody, HCW partner. “Employers in attendance will leave the event with a better understanding of how to position their organization for sustainability and future success by hearing the facts from industry experts.”