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Today we discussed employee benefits with Joseph G. Stone, Co-Founder and President/CEO of EasyHRweb, LLC. Mr. Stone is responsible for providing leadership in all aspects of activities, projects and strategic directions for the company as well as coordinating all development and marketing initiatives and alliances.
Previously, Mr. Stone spent 22 years with Colonial Life & Accident Insurance where he was Marketing Director for State Government Development. He was responsible for the management of thirty agents and three assistant managers who assisted him in the development of government related business in the State of South Carolina. Mr. Stone’s extensive experience in the insurance industry, combined with his experience in corporate sales and marketing of insurance products, has been successful to public and private businesses in the Southeast. His leadership in the private sector led to the creation of a profitable distribution company, Phillips/Stone and Associates out of Raleigh, NC that was sold to investors after 4 years of profitable operations.
He is an active member in the South Carolina Technology Alliance, Central Carolina Economic Development Alliance Committee of 100, and the Atlanta CEO High Tech Council. He served as technology chair for the South Carolina Health Underwriters State Board as well as a Steering Committee member of the Columbia Technology Entrepreneur Council.
EasyHRwebTM specializes in web based software for benefit enrollment and management, and HR solutions. By designing solutions that are customizable to each individual clients needs, we are able to ensure the most effective and supportive service possible for each organization and their employees.
Founded in 1998 as EasyBenefitsTM, an organization catering primarily to the K-12 education sector, a great deal of experience and recognition was gained in ensuring effective introduction of benefit management systems to small and large clients.
EasyBenefitsTM grew out of Columbia, South Carolina; saw progressive growth over the subsequent years, through teamwork and strong leadership from President/CEO Joseph Stone. Recognition of the organization’s potential was received in the form of multiple technology and service awards, including the Greater Columbia ITC Palmetto Pillar on more than one occasion.
2006 marked the beginning of a new phase for EasyBenefitsTM. With the introduction of Co-Founder Charles Wall, the organization was reformed as EasyHRwebTM, branching deeper into HR solutions. EasyHRwebTM offers web based tools for a variety of standard HR procedures through their products; the Online JobCenter and Benefits Center.
EasyHRwebTM continues to thrive under strong leadership, team work, and a dedication to customer satisfaction. Research and development of new products, while maintaining and improving existing services and support networks are high on EasyHRwebTM‘s priorities. By increasing knowledge and experience EasyHRwebTM looks forward to continuing its success into the future. For more information please go to their website www.easyhrweb.com
Next we had on Rob Peters with Pritchard & Jerden. Rob brings over six years of industry experience and is responsible for the design, negotiation, implementation and management of complex benefit programs. Prior to joining Pritchard & Jerden, Rob was a producing broker with a national brokerage firm and leading group sales representative with Sun Life Financial. Over the years Rob has worked with both large and small employers across the country to develop creative solutions for their benefit programs. With his background on the brokerage and carrier side, Rob, brings a unique perspective to his clients. For more information please go to Rob’s website www.pritchardjerden.com
Lee also discussed his new membership wellness website that helps people stay compliant to their weight loss and exercise program. For more information on that please go to www.drfitnessandthefatguy.com
Also if you know of a business in Atlanta that we should know about please email Amy Otto at Amy @ atlantabusinessradio.com and we will try and get them on the show.