Client Solutions Summit Register to attend our invite-only virtual event on September 14th, 2023

Join First Choice Health as we convene our Client Solutions Summit (formerly known as Strategic Partner Collective) for the second time in a series of peer-based events focused on sharing better practices and discussing contemporary topics.


Bringing together our diverse group of customer accounts, clients, and peers, this forum will be used to share insights on topics like employee retention, DEI, access to behavioral healthcare, and more.

 Questions: [email protected]

Thursday, September 14, 2023

8am PT - 10:00am PT (11am ET - 1:00pm ET)


Talkspace: 4 Mental Health Trends Affecting HR Leaders Today


  1. Andrea Cooper

    Chief People Officer

    Andrea Cooper is a human resources executive who has invested more than 20 years to the practice of improving employee experiences. She currently leads the People function for Talkspace, an online and mobile therapy company whose mission is "therapy for all". As a long time Walmart employee she developed a broad range of human resources skills, including global HR, learning and development, labor relations, diversity & inclusion, and strong business partnership. Andrea has further developed her strategic leadership and innovative HR skills through her roles at Amazon, CUNA Mutual, and while running her own consulting practice (Flourish).


    Andrea has a bachelor's degree in organizational management from John Brown University and a Senior Human Resources Management certification from HRCI. She teaches HR study sessions through the UW SBDC to support developing human resources professionals and is a member of the Wisconsin Innovation Awards board of directors..

  2. Laura Magnuson, M.A., M.S., LAMFT

    Vice President of Clinical Engagement

    Laura Magnuson is the VP of Clinical Engagement and a Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist. She is responsible for supporting employer and payer clients realize the inherent clinical value of Talkspace's comprehensive mental health system for their various populations and bring mental wellbeing and treatment to life. She also provides industry thought leadership to HR professionals on how to create a mentally well workplace. As a Mental Health First Aid Instructor, she is passionate about mental health education and how that parlays into an effective and healthy workspace. She has held a variety of roles in the mental health space including with a payor, psychiatric hospital, crisis system, the courts, and the seriously mentally ill system. She has a master's degree in Forensic Psychology as well as Marriage and Family Therapy.



Newport Health: Mental Health Crisis, Manifestation to Medical Issues and Its Impact on Employers (Root Cause Discussion)



  1. Shannon Rozell, MPA, ADS, THRP

    National Accounts Manager

    Shannon Rozell holds a Master of Public Administration (MPA), a Bachelor of Science in Business Management (BSBM), and certification as an Acupuncture Detoxification Specialist (ADS) and a certification as Tribal Human Resource Professional (THRP). Shannon currently serves as a National Strategic Accounts Manager (SAM) focusing on educating corporations about mental health and access to care. Prior to this position, Shannon served as Patient Access Manager at an Acute Psychiatric Hospital and an Addiction treatment Center.

Virtual meeting via Zoom

Opening and closing presentations with Q&A discussions


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