Steve Schneider joins NAPA Insurance Center

ORANGE COUNTY, California, March 6, 2018

As a regional director at the NAPA Insurance Center, Mr. Schneider’s responsibilities will include growing the western region of the Blue and Gold Automotive Trust which provides comprehensive employee benefits to NAPA’s Auto Parts Stores and NAPA AutoCare Centers, nationally.

With 23 years of experience, prior to Joining the NAPA Insurance Center, Steve Schneider spent 12 years at United Healthcare as Sales Vice President in the Public Sector, Labor & Trust segment covering mainly California and previously the Western Region. He also spent time in the Taft-Hartley Segment at Aetna as Sales Vice President for the Western Region. During his time at Aetna he brought in over 150,000 members and $400 million in revenue to the company.

“We have built an innovative solution for the NAPA family that will provide valuable benefits and increase their bottom line,” said Danny Pierro, Director of Employee Benefits for the NAPA Insurance Center. “Steve’s extensive experience in the trust benefit space and his overall acumen is a great asset to our company and mission,” Pierro stated. Pierro, also new to The NAPA Insurance Center, joined in November of 2017. Previously Mr. Pierro was a Principal at EPIC, a national brokerage based out of San Francisco, CA. Earlier in 2017 EPIC was purchased via a private equity transaction.

The NAPA Insurance Center was created 30 years ago by Jack Calabrese who serves as Managing Director and President. Since 1988 The NAPA Insurance Center has had one job, to provide the NAPA Family comprised of nearly 22,000 AutoCare Centers and Auto Parts stores with valuable but discounted insurance programs. “We offer everything from Workers Compensation to Major Medical programs. We recently launched a new National Medical Program and in just the first 40 days this Program saved our owners over $1,500,000. Making a difference like that for the NAPA Family is part of our core mission,” said Jack Calabrese, Founder of The NAPA Insurance Center.