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We believe that we add value to our profession by having an organization supporting San Antonio and local surrounding areas, one which brings Compensation and Benefits professionals together. 


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About STXCABA

The South Texas Compensation and Benefits Association (STXCABA) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization affiliated with WorldatWork's group partnership network. We have members comprised of professionals employed by businesses throughout San Antonio and the surrounding areas.

This professional organization is dedicated to: the exchange of ideas regarding compensation and benefits trends and best practices; promoting the compensation and benefits field by developing partnerships with other Human Resource associations; and providing educational and professional development opportunities for compensation and benefits practitioners throughout the San Antonio and surrounding areas.

STXCABA holds regular meetings to provide a forum for members and guests to attend informative presentations from leading-edge HR professionals, exchange ideas and information, and share innovative programs.

  Corporate Sponsorship

    If you're interested in annual sponsorship into the South Texas                      Compensation & Benefits Association, our sponsorship benefits include:
  • The opportunity to have your corporate name in front of a targeted audience of Compensation professionals from leading San Antonio companies.
  • Your company logo placed on our website showing your commitment and support to our Compensation Professionals in the San Antonio and surrounding areas.
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Upcoming events

    • 11 Aug 2024
    • 4:00 PM
    • 13 Aug 2024
    • 4:30 PM
    • San Antonio, Texas at the Embassy Suites on the Riverwalk

    The Texas Total Reward is holding their annual conference August 11 - August 13, 2024 right here, in San Antonio, Texas. Join them for the region's premier Total Rewards industry education and networking event. This conference is designed by leading Total Rewards executives. Sessions are built to address real-world issues and feature nationally recognized subject matter experts. Join TTRC and learn from those who have successfully implemented solutions to the most challenging Total Rewards challenges. 

    The conference is local and will be held at the Embassy Suites on the Riverwalk! To learn more about the event - 

    click here


    While you are here for the TTRC, we encourage anyone who is working towards their CCP or CBP Certifications to consider staying a few extra days and joining us for the following courses - 


    WorldatWork:Accounting & Finance for the HR Professional


    WorldatWork: Health & Welfare Plans- Plan Types & Administration






    • 14 Aug 2024
    • 8:30 AM
    • 15 Aug 2024
    • 4:30 PM
    • Courtyard SA Riverwalk

    World at Work Certification Course

    Live sessions run from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. CST

    W@W Member Price: $1,350 | Non Member Price: $1,929

    Register Now

    Make better HR decisions by gaining essential knowledge about finance and accounting practices and goals.

     

    This course provides an overview of U.S. accounting regulations and practices and essential knowledge that will enable you to work effectively with the fiscal side of your business.

     

    Accounting and Finance for the HR Professional is designed for HR professionals who want to acquire actionable knowledge in organizational accounting and finance for better decision-making.

     

    During this two-day course, you will:

    • Learn the key financial components of a corporate annual report.
    • Understand the relationships between the HR, finance and accounting departments.
    • See the measures and processes for assessing a company’s financial health.
    • Learn the importance of cash flow to the company and its shareholders.
    • Find out about the methods for financing a business and the issues related to financial planning.

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      Course Location

      Courtyard SA Riverwalk, 207 N. St. Mary's St, San Antonio, TX 78205

      Book your hotel at the STXCABAs group rate!

      Click on the link below to take advantage of the special rate of $179 USD a night!

      Courtyard SA Riverwalk Hotel

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      Speaker:


        Speaker Bio:

        Michael Namie is currently the Greater Americas Learning & Development Operations Manager for Intel. Mike started his career in accounting and finance working as a CPA for a Big Five Public Accounting firm and a computer distributor in Phoenix, Arizona. Mike then moved to Intel where he has been the last 25+ years, spending six of that in finance management, five in compensation and benefits, four in HR Services, four in Global Talent Acquisition three working on M&A for Corporate Real Estate and now 2 in Learning and Development. Mike has a BS in Accounting and an MBA from Arizona State University. While in compensation, Mike worked on the design of executive compensation, cash, variable pay and equity for Intel's 100,000 plus employees worldwide. Mike also led the design and implementation of a HR system to track compensation costs for various groups and levels of employees in each of Intel's 60+ countries and he was the lead C&B consultant for Intel's under water option exchange program.


        • 14 Aug 2024
        • 8:30 AM
        • 15 Aug 2024
        • 4:30 PM
        • Courtyard SA Riverwalk


        World at Work Certification Course

        Live sessions run from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. CST

        W@W Member Price: $1,350 | Non Member Price: $1,929

        Register Now

        Master the fundamentals of selecting and managing employee health and welfare plans for your organization.

        Health and Welfare Plans: Plan Types and Administration covers the entire array of health and welfare plans — from conventional fee-for-service options to the full suite of managed care plans, including health maintenance organizations (HMOs), preferred provider organizations (PPOs), and point of service (POS) options. You will dive into the fundamentals of each and learn how to manage them in your organization. Plus, you will learn how effective benefits administration can help improve employee experiences, guide consumers through health care decisions and deliver a competitive advantage when attracting and retaining top talent.

        This course contains U.S.-specific content and is ideal for benefits and HR professionals looking to broaden their knowledge in the benefits field.

        During this two-day course, you will learn:

        • The various types of health and welfare benefits.
        • The different types of medical plans and the characteristics of each.
        • Hear about optional health care benefits and how they can support employees.
        • Learn how consumerism and offering benefits choices can influence employee outcomes.
        • The different types of welfare plans, their provisions, and how these benefits function in a total rewards package.
        • Hear about pay-for-time-not-worked programs and common issues associated with them.
        • The components of health, welfare and other programs in benefits administration.

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        Course Location

        Courtyard SA Riverwalk, 207 N. St. Mary's St, San Antonio, TX 78205

        Book your hotel at the STXCABAs group rate!

        Click on the link below to take advantage of the special rate of $179 USD a night!

        Courtyard SA Riverwalk Hotel

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        Speaker:

        Dawn Kalamaras, Vice President, Global Benefits for Wolters Kluwer

          Speaker Bio:

          Dawn Kalamaras is VP, Global Benefits for Wolters Kluwer where she is responsible for the strategic direction, design, and management of global employee benefits for the organization. In addition, Dawn has held Benefits and Total Rewards roles in large, global organizations including consumer products, advertising, financial services, biotech, and education companies. Dawn obtained two certifications from WorldatWork, Certified Benefits Professional (CBP®) and Certified Compensation Professional (CCP®).



          • 19 Sep 2024
          • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
          • Painting With A Twist - 8910 Bandera Rd, Ste 205 San Antonio NW, TX 78250


          STXCaBA Painting with a Twist Social & Fundraiser

          We hope you'll join us for a fun social event.  This is open to anyone interested, both members and non-members alike.  It's a great way to wind down after a busy day of work and just relax while enjoying a painting.  

          This event is a fundraiser event to help support the South Texas Compensation & Benefits Association.

          Please note that Painting With a Twist classes are NOT serious art lessons, but are intended for you to RELAX, HAVE FUN, and leave with an AWESOME piece of artwork! BYOB adult beverage and snacks. We provide cups & corkscrews. We do not provide ice or eating or serving utensils, so please bring them with you.


          Register here - https://www.paintingwithatwist.com/studio/sanantonio-nw/event/3699891/

          • 3 Oct 2024
          • 8:30 AM
          • 4 Oct 2024
          • 4:30 PM
          • Courtyard SA Riverwalk


          World at Work Certification Course

          Live sessions run from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. CST

          W@W Member Price: $1,350 | Non Member Price: $1,929

          Register Now

          Reduce financial and legal risk by learning the U.S. laws and regulations that shape employee compensation programs.

          This course provides an invaluable overview of the federal regulatory requirements that impact the design and administration of compensation programs. Content includes the major federal statutes affecting compensation design and practice, including the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Equal Pay Act (EPA), the Civil Rights Acts of 1964 and 1991, and other legislation that protects women, older workers, people with disabilities, veterans and more.

          Regulatory Environments for Compensation Professionals is ideal for professionals seeking to understand and navigate the many major U.S. workplace regulations that relate to employee compensation.

          During this two-day course, you will:

          • See the labor regulations that affect employee compensation disputes.
          • Learn the major federal labor regulations that impact specific types of employers.
          • Examine issues related to the FLSA.
          • Explore discrimination legislation as it relates to compensation.

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          Course Location

          Courtyard SA Riverwalk, 207 N. St. Mary's St, San Antonio, TX 78205

          Book your hotel at the STXCABAs group rate!

          Click on the link below to take advantage of the special rate of $179 USD a night!

          Courtyard SA Riverwalk Hotel

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          Speaker:

          Manager, Compensation & HR Analytics at Southwest Research Institute

            Speaker Bio:

            Amanda Garcia has over 15 years of HR and Compensation experience at Southwest Research Institute, an applied R&D organization of science & technology serving government and industry clients. She oversees the salary administration program and has led the development of career ladders and job guidelines, market pricing, and base pay structures. She has created predictive pay modeling techniques to ensure pay equity and reduce salary compression and is also responsible for leading new HR Analytics efforts to improve recruitment processes, hiring, and employee retention.

            Amanda has a BBA, with a concentration in Human Resource Management, from St. Mary’s University and an MBA from Texas A&M University-San Antonio. She is a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) through the Human Resources Certification Institute and a Certified Compensation Professional (CCP®) and Global Remuneration Professional (GRP®) through WorldatWork. Amanda is a WorldatWork faculty member.



            • 17 Oct 2024
            • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
            • Silo 1604, 434 N Loop 1604 W, San Antonio, TX 78232
            Register


            Businesses around the country and many of their employees have been caught off guard to the constant changes with health care. These changes have affected the access to affordable employee benefits. Join us as we discuss what we learned from this past year and what to expect into 2024-2025.

            Presenter Bio: A priority for Justin has been focusing on serving individuals and businesses with solutions that are often overlooked. He has been committed to providing strategic and innovative strategies to clients so they can offer a quality benefits packages, increase retention, and attract top talent while also positively impacting their bottom line.

            • 19 Dec 2024
            • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
            • Silo 1604 - Gallery B; 434 N Loop 1604 W; San Antonio, TX 78232
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