Meet Our Speaker: Cori Lawson-Roberts

by | Aug 28, 2023 | Speaker Series

What is your name?

Cori Lawson-Roberts

What is the name of your presentation?

Disability Innovation: Past, Present & Future and What it Means for Advisors and Plan Sponsors

What is a key takeaway you’re hoping the audience leaves with?

Manulife listens, responds, and evolves to advisor and plan sponsor feedback.

Why should this topic be important to our conference attendees?

The frequency and type of communication, when an employee is off work, is likely the most important aspect of disability management and so important to all stakeholders for many reasons.

What’s a question you hope to be asked following your session?

Given an example of Manulife Disability listening and responding to a concern raised by an advisor and/or plan sponsor.

What is something people may not know about you?

I’ve been in the business over 30 years!

What is a recent book or movie that you would recommend?


If you could have dinner with anyone, who would it be and why? What question would you ask them?

Michelle Obama because I admired how she handled her role as First Lady with such grace and humility. I would ask her what it would take for her to run for office?

How can people connect with you after the conference?

On LinkedIn

Anything else you’d like to add for people attending the conference?

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