Owner/President NV License #8566
Mark Lehmann is a native of Reno, Nevada and after attending the University of Nevada (UNR), he began his career in the insurance business. During the 1980’s, he specialized in Medicare supplements and life insurance for retirees. In the early 1990’s, he began specializing in wealth preservation, charitable estate planning and the utilization of life insurance to help his more affluent clients transfer assets to future generations, and he continues to provide these estate planning services today.
In 1997, Mark founded Asset Solutions Group, an independent insurance agency in Reno, Nevada which specializes in association health plans and employee benefits. He has been the master broker for the Better Business Bureau (BBB) association health plan, for nearly two decades. The new plans allow small business owners in northern Nevada to enjoy discounted rates, like large employers do. Asset Solutions Group also became the master broker for the Builders Association of Northern Nevada in 2020.
During his career, Mark has been a member of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors, the Northern Nevada Health Underwriters Association, the Nevada Department of Insurance Commissioner’s Agent Advisory Council, and he currently serves on the advisory board for the Hometown Health insurance company.
In his free time, Mark enjoys RV camping with his wife, Marie, and their dog, Roxy. Mark and Marie share interests, such as fishing, showing their classic cars and traveling around the country visiting their family and friends and touring national parks. Mark also enjoys working with Marie to raise funds for charities, playing golf, hunting, and almost anything in the outdoors.
Jon M. Hager
Owner/Vice-President NV License #3561835
Jon Hager brings a wealth of knowledge from the health insurance industry with a focus in association health plans and multiple employer welfare arrangements. Jon is our point person for association health plan compliance and contracting.
Prior to his work at ASG, Jon worked at Hometown Health as the Director of Planning and Performance, where he was responsible for product development, the creation of association health plan products, vendor and project implementation, process improvement and performance monitoring. From 2012 to 2014, Jon served as the first Executive Director of the Silver State Health Insurance Exchange and decreased the uninsured rate in Nevada from 20% to 15.7%. Prior to 2012, he was the Chief Financial Officer of Nevada's Public Employees' Benefits Program and was responsible for the Program's $476 million annual budget which served 72,000 state and local government employees, retirees and dependents.
Jon served as a combat pilot and instructor pilot in the U.S. Navy for nine years. He earned his MBA from Texas A&M and a BS in Physics from the United States Naval Academy, with a certificate in Aviation Safety from the Naval Post Graduate School in Monterey, CA. He is also a graduate of the Executive Leadership Program provided by America’s Health Insurance Plans and the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
Jon has been the vice-chair of the State Exchange Leadership Group (2012-2014), Vegas Seven 2014 Intriguing People, member of the Nevada Insurance Commissioner’s Life and Health Advisory Committee, a member of the Nevada Insurance Commissioner’s Network Adequacy Advisory Council, Commissioner of Carson City Region 140 American Youth Soccer Organization and Director of the Comstock Shootout Soccer Tournament.
When Jon isn’t working, he loves to spend time with his wife and two kids. He enjoys traveling, running, coaching soccer, hiking, camping and Lake Tahoe.
Account Exec. NV License #3114253
Mariel Marinez’s strengths lie in her genuine care for the well-being of the people she serves. Her passion for helping others has a long history as she holds a teaching degree from her native Mexico where she taught the 3rd grade before moving to the US.
Here in the US, she quickly found her niche in the insurance industry while she worked as an Enrollment Assister for Nevada Health Link (Exchange) for several years. As an Insurance Producer at Asset Solutions Group, she takes the time to understand her client’s way of life to match their necessities to the correct insurance coverage. Licensed as a Health and Life Producer, she will be able to give her clients expert advice on what coverage best suits their needs. Whether you’re an individual, organization or business owner, you will be in the hands of a true professional.
Mariel became a naturalized U.S. citizen in 2016. She and her husband, Benny, are avid sports enthusiast and they love attending their kids sporting events including basketball, football, and soccer. They enjoy spending time with each other and attending church each Sunday. In her spare time, Mariel volunteers in the Children’s Ministry.
Las fortalezas de Mariel radican en su auténtico cuidado por el bienestar de las personas a las que sirve. Su pasión por ayudar a otros tiene una larga historia; Ella tiene un grado de enseñanza de su México natal donde ella enseñó el 3er grado antes de trasladarse a los EE.UU.
Aquí en los EE.UU., rápidamente encontró su nicho en la industria de seguros, mientras trabajaba como Asistente de Inscripción para Nevada Health Link (Exchange) durante varios años. Como Corredor de seguros en Asset Solutions Group, se toma el tiempo para entender el modo de vida de sus clientes para que coincida con sus necesidades con la cobertura de seguro correcta. Con licencia como Corredor de seguros de salud y vida, ella será capaz de dar a sus clientes experto asesoramiento sobre qué cobertura mejor se adapta a sus necesidades. Si usted es un individuo, una organización o el dueño de un negocio, usted estará en las manos de un profesional verdadero.
Mariel se convirtió en ciudadana estadounidense naturalizada en el 2016. Ella y su esposo, Benny, son ávidos entusiastas de los deportes y les encanta asistir a los eventos deportivos de sus hijos, como baloncesto, fútbol americano y fútbol. Ellos disfrutan de pasar tiempo juntos y asisten a la iglesia cada domingo. En su tiempo libre, Mariel es voluntaria en el Ministerio de Niños.
Client Relationship Manager
Kelly Wiltsie is a customer-oriented professional with 40 years’ experience in the insurance industry. As a fourth-generation Nevadan, Kelly provides a long history of experience in the insurance industry. She worked for 14 years at the Varney Padgett Agency as a new business administrator for life insurance and estate planning and has spent the last 24 years as the client relationship manager for Asset Solutions Group.
If you are a client of ASG, you probably know Kelly well. She is a key member of the team and an important contact for the clients she serves; she is the “go-to gal” for our clients’ insurance service needs. She also takes great care of the office and ASG team members. We encourage you to call Kelly with any insurance-related questions.
In her spare time, Kelly enjoys bass fishing, hiking in the Sierras, and spending time in Sierra City with her husband Dan, their two kids, and grandson. Kelly is also talented at jewelry design, bead weaving, and fabrication.
Businesses today face major challenges paying for benefits packages their employees need. Associations can leverage their massive size to negotiate better premiums and plans for their membership resulting in savings that are often greater than the association’s dues. Associations that implement health and ancillary benefit plans usually experience significant growth and improvement to retention.