Fri. 6/9
7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
Chamber Event
Join everyone at Courtyard by Marriott
4375 Metro Circle Northwest
North Canton, OH
Questions? 330-458-2070

Curbing Opioid Use among Injured Workers-A BWC Perspective

SPEAKER: Mark Clendenin, Regional Business Development Manager for the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation in Northeast Ohio

Drug addiction affects everyone in Ohio, including workers and employers. Learn what the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation is doing to help reduce the impact of opioid use on employers and employees alike. Attendees will learn more about the actions taken by the BWC in curbing inappropriate drug use, as well as programs that help employers be an active partner in addressing this issue.    


About the Breakfast:

Fast Break attendees have the opportunity to obtain business leads through enjoyable networking activities at an event that has built a reputation as one of the most energetic lead producing sessions in Stark County. You’ll hear compelling speakers, meet new business contacts and enjoy a delicious breakfast. And, if you bring a door prize valued at $15 or more, you’ll even star in your very own 30 second commercial to promote your business!


Mark Clendenin is the regional business development manager for Northeastern Ohio. He serves as an ambassador for the CEO/Administrator Sarah Morrison. He works with employers that could substantially benefit from BWC’s safety and claims - management services.

Mark has more than 30 years of experience in both the public and private sectors. His background encompasses nearly every aspect of the industry, including risk management, public and private accounting, manufacturing, construction, financial services, and teaching. Some of the companies that he has worked with include Nationwide Insurance, Coopers and Lybrand, Sterling Jewelers, The Home Depot, and Lincoln Financial Group.

He has been a guest speaker throughout Northeast Ohio, and speaks annually to nearly 100 groups that include The Ohio Society of CPAs, The Ohio Mayor’s Conference, Rotary International, Area Chambers of Commerce, and Safety Councils, The Ohio Safety Congress & Expo, and other civic and professional organizations. Mark is an active member in a number of organizations, including Rotary International, Chamber of Commerce, Habitat for Humanity, Akron Canton Food Bank, and Walsh University. He also maintains involvement in numerous other civic organizations.

Mark holds a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from Walsh University in North Canton, Ohio, as well as a Master in Public Administration from Kent State University.

Mark had made it his mission to understand “how businesses work” and he works passionately in collaboration with decision makers to identify workable solutions to business concerns.

Registration begins at 7 a.m. | Event starts promptly at 7:30 a.m.

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