Stephen started in the insurance business in 1983. He managed producer sales groups, as a Sales Manager, for The Guardian Life Insurance Company and Mass Mutual Life Insurance Company. Stephen then became an owner/partner with the Amerisc Benefits Corp., an independent benefits brokerage insurance agency. At Amerisc, he developed an extensive clientele in the health and benefits insurance business. Amerisc was acquired by USI Insurance Services in 2011.He is currently with USI Insurance Services as a Senior Vice President and Regional Sales Leader in the Northeast Region.USI is an Industry Leading Brokerage Firm, designing, implementing and maintaining Benefits Plans and Property & Casualty Insurance for mid-market companies throughout the United States.Stephen received his MBA in Finance and BA in Economics from from LIU Post. He holds the following licenses: Life, Accident and Health, Property & Casualty, Series 7 General Securities and is a Certified Financial Planner.Stephen is a past Development Board Member for Developmental Disabilities Institute and The Girl Scouts of Nassau County. Stephen is a current Chairperson of the Positive Behavior Support Consulting Annual Golf Outing. PBS Consulting serves people with Autism and many other Developmental Disabilities. Stephen and his wife of 35 years, Theresa, live in Smithtown, NY and have two daughters, Tara and Elissa.