Schaumburg, Ill. (March 7, 2019) – Assurance, a Top 50 U.S. insurance brokerage, is pleased to announce the hiring of Scott Fleckenstein. Scott will be based in Phoenix, Arizona and serve as vice president of employee benefits for Assurance's industry-leading staffing practice. Assurance currently serves as the insurance broker for more than 600 companies in the staffing industry across 42 states. Over fifty of Assurance’s 500 insurance professionals work solely on companies within the staffing industry.

Over the past 25 years, Assurance has become widely known throughout the staffing industry for minimizing risk and maximizing health by combining business and health insurance solutions. Assurance’s distinctive approach delivers healthier, safer workers while helping staffing companies recruit and retain talent while also reducing insurance costs. The American Staffing Association (ASA) has honored Assurance 7 times as an ASA Care Award winner for corporate social responsibility.

Scott’s primary responsibility will be to tailor customized and affordable health insurance solutions for his clients. As a previous staffing business owner, Scott’s diverse experience and intimate understanding of the industry will provide strategic value to clients, especially as it relates to healthcare reform and compliance. Scott will utilize his key relationships with top carriers to deliver effective employee benefit solutions that meet the challenges of the temporary staffing and PEO industries.

“We’re extremely excited to announce the hiring of Scott Fleckenstein. Scott’s background in staffing, employee benefits and ownership speak to his entrepreneurial spirit and ability to relate to clients on all different levels,” said Tony Alberico, senior vice president, employee benefits practice leader at Assurance.

Scott received his Bachelor’s degree in Business from Colorado Technical University. He is currently pursuing his MBA at the University of Saint Francis. He obtained his Certified Staffing Professional designation from the American Staffing Association and is Self-Funding Certified from the National Association of Health Underwriters. He is a member of the American Staffing Association and California Staffing Professionals. Most notably, Scott is a Marine Corps veteran who served during Desert Storm. 

About Assurance

Assurance is among the largest and most awarded independent insurance brokerages in the U.S. A “Top 50” broker and repeated national “Best Place to Work” winner, Assurance creates value by minimizing risk and maximizing health for 6,000 businesses and individuals across the country. Visit Assurance at www.assuranceagency.com