Misty Eicher with HFMA Lonestar has confirmed Kevin McDaniel as the Keynote Speaker for this year’s Winter Institute to be held February 26-27 at the George W. Bush Library and Museum in Dallas Texas.  Mr. McDaniel has been a featured speaker in numerous healthcare conferences around the country focusing his remarks on increasing productivity by building personal and professional happiness.

Kevin’s keynote “You’ve Been Upgraded” has been described by many participants as “highly entertaining but filled with strong academic content.”  Chris Snyder, President of HFMA South Texas remarked, “If you would like to take your next step towards a happy, highly productive, low stress professional life…this is it. Every leader should hear this message. If meaningful information, hilariously delivered, perfect for healthcare sounds intriguing, then have Kevin come speak to your group soon.”

About HFMA
HFMA is the nation’s leading membership organization for healthcare financial management executives and leaders. More than 34,000 members, ranging from CFOs to controllers to accountants consider HFMA a respected thought leader on top trends and issues facing the healthcare industry. HFMA members can be found in all areas of the healthcare system including hospitals, managed care organizations, physician practices, accounting firms and insurance companies.

In the chapter, regional, and national level, HFMA helps healthcare finance professionals meet the challenges of the modern healthcare environment by: providing education, analysis, and guidance; building and supporting coalitions with other healthcare associations to ensure accurate representation of the healthcare finance profession; educating a broad spectrum of key industry decision makers on the intricacies and realities of maintaining fiscally healthy healthcare organizations and working with a broad cross-section of stakeholders to improve the healthcare industry by identifying and bridging gaps in knowledge, best practices, and standards.

About Kevin McDaniel and WindRiver Strategies
WindRiver Strategies (WRS) is an executive coaching firm delivering proven strategies and Emergenetics to inspire personal, professional and business growth.  WRS is led by Chief Strategist, Kevin McDaniel, who has been coaching for 28 years with a “steel and velvet” technique that is science based, fun, direct and compassionate.  Our intent is to create a partnership with our clients in a thought provoking and innovative process that creates sustainable business growth and inspires personal and professional development.  (Please check out the blog.)

Business Coaching
WRS delivers a full solution to companies looking to apply effective coaching strategies and Emergenetics insight to their day-to-day operations. Added available disciplines and tools include leadership training, teamwork and communication seminars, performance appraisal and development processes, strategic planning, sales, trust building exercises, feedback tools, employee orientation presentations, and one-on-one coaching. And because no one knows a company’s needs like the company itself, all of these are completely customizable to meet each organization’s unique challenges and opportunities.