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Joe Schaffner

What might surprise you about this multi-sport collegiate standout and former rugby player is his passion for the theatre. As Dramatic Arts major in college Joe Schaffner has always had a fondness for theatre. Not only is Joe passionate and knowledgeable about the theatre, he is a well-known risk management expert.

With more than 22 years of professional experience in the financial arena, Joe specializes in group captives and other alternative risk transfer mechanisms. He has led numerous successful complex risk transactions outside the traditional risk management marketplace.

Joe wears many hats at SilverStone Group. He is the Director of the National In-Home Care Division. His expertise helps both independent and franchise owners navigate the complexities of their insurance program. Joe understands the unique exposures specific to the In-Home Healthcare industry and provides the appropriate coverage in order to protect the assets of the franchise. Joe is widely recognized as a leader in the In-Home Care Industry.

He also coordinates SilverStone Group’s Mergers & Acquisitions team, in collaboration with the Human Resource Consulting, 401(k) Retirement, Group Health and Property/Casualty divisions. Joe’s expertise helps organizations navigate the complexities of the due diligence process and integrate the various facets of each company.

Joe’s past experience includes working for Marsh Inc. from 2002-2007, where he was the Office Sales Leader from 2004-2007. He was previously employed by Dun & Bradstreet Corporation, as a leader in the Financial Industry Sector from 1992-2002.

Joe is currently the chairman for Kids Can, serving as a team leader for the organization’s annual luncheon – their largest fundraiser of the year. In addition, Joe is also a member of and a volunteer for The Knights of Columbus-Mary Our Queen Chapter. Joe has acted in and directs The Murder Mystery at the Joslyn Castle – which is their largest annual fundraiser.

Contact Information
e-mail: jschaffner@ssgi.com |  phone: 402.964.5478  |  fax: 402.964.5566

Education
Bachelor of Arts  |  Speech Communications & Dramatic Arts
Westmar College |  LeMars, IA