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Tony Sorrentino

Tony Sorrentino

Principal

Tony is always on the run. Really. He’s over halfway to his goal of completing 100 marathon runs. The same kind of discipline it takes to train for long-distance runs…

Tony is always on the run. Really. He’s over halfway to his goal of completing 100 marathons. The same kind of discipline it takes to train for long-distance runs also serves Tony well in the business world. He has over 20 years of experience with Group Health and Welfare Plan compliance under IRS, DOL and HHS regulations. He frequently lectures on Section 125 plan compliance, Wellness initiatives, Consumer-Driven health plans, HIPAA Privacy and Security, COBRA interpretation and ERISA fiduciary responsibilities. His extensive knowledge of Section 125 led to him co-authoring a Certified Flexible Compensation Instructor course on its plan administrative guidelines.

Tony provides regulatory compliance in all areas of Employee Benefits and Investment Consulting services offered by SilverStone Group, with particular emphasis on Group Health Plan Federal Mandates. He knows that every day can bring new challenges and new solutions to his clients’ group benefits problems. Tony sets the standard for his team by being willing to go the distance to satisfy their clients’ individual benefits needs. His team has the training and discipline necessary to create proactive, cutting-edge solutions based on experience, research and current industry trends. No matter what the challenge, the goal remains the same — provide the best, most reliable products available, combined with outstanding customer service. No matter how large or small the client, Tony’s group benefits team provides a level of expertise for a price that is the same or less than the client has paid in the past. That kind of service is not widely available in the industry marketplace and sets SilverStone Group apart from its competitors.

Tony is a member of several professional associations including the Nebraska State Bar Association, Nebraska State Society of CPAs, Employer Council on Flexible Compensation and the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors. How does he manage to do all this and train for marathons? Through discipline and a desire to see things through. 59 down, Tony, and only 41 to go!

Contact Information
e-mail: tsorrentino@ssgi.com |  phone: 402.964.5470  |  fax: 402.963.4083

Professional Certifications

  • Attorney
  • Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC)
  • Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU)
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Certified Flexible Compensation Instructor (CFCI)

Education
Juris Doctorate
Creighton University School of Law |  Omaha, NE

Bachelor of Science  |  Business Administration
Creighton University |  Omaha, NE

Joe Freeman

Joe Freeman

Safety Engineering Manager

Joe has more than five years of experience in the areas of OSHA compliance audits, manufacturing safety, loss control and training program development…

Joe has nearly 10 years of experience in the areas of OSHA compliance audits, manufacturing safety, loss control and training program development. He has the ability to review safety programs and identify gaps in their construction. His expertise enables him to design training programs specifically for each client’s individual needs.

Joe is passionate about creating a safe, comfortable work environment and he enjoys working with a wide variety of clients and industries. He looks forward to assisting clients with the continual improvement of their current risk program. He particularly enjoys touring client facilities and jobsites because he sees some of the brilliantly designed, state-of-the-art machinery and processes used to create, move or deliver products and services. Joe’s main goal is to leave a client’s facility or jobsite in a safer condition than it was when he arrived.

Joe is a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) through the Board of Certified Safety Professionals. He is a member of the National  Safety Council Nebraska Chapter, the American Society of Safety Engineers, the National Fire Protection Association and has completed Forklift and Fall Protection Competent Person training. When Joe isn’t helping a client with safety concerns, he heads out fishing every chance he gets.

Contact Information
e-mail: jfreeman@ssgi.com |  phone: 402.964.5583  |  fax: 402.963.4094

Professional Certifications

  • Associate in Risk Management (ARM)
  • Associate Safety Professional (ASP)
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP)
  • Certified Ergonomics Assessment Specialist I (CEAS I)

Education
Bachelor of Science  |  Business Administration & Marketing
University of Nebraska-Omaha |  Omaha, NE

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