Student Assurance Services, Inc. is a fully licensed broker/administrator in the specialty market of group student blanket accident and health insurance. We have enjoyed success since 1971 by providing insurance plan solutions to public and private K-12 school districts, colleges, universities, technical schools, and specialty groups.

Our mission is to build strong relationships with our clients, to provide products to meet our client’s insurance needs now and in the future, at competitive rates, and with exceptional customer service.

We strive to to create partnerships with our clients with the goal to design an insurance plan to provide the coverage protections students need at an affordable cost. We have dedicated and experienced staff to provide our clients with the highest level of customer service for all our insurance products.

We fully support and service the accident insurance plans we sell to our clients by providing in-house premium collection, claims adjudication, and comprehensive account management and claim reporting.

We have established strong alliances with insurance companies and health plan administrators who share our commitment to provide high-quality products and services to meet our clients and students insurance needs.

Our Leadership

Mark started Student Assurance Services in 1972 with a commitment to being a leader in customer service for the student accident and health insurance marketplace. Student Assurance creates, markets, and administers student accident plans to meet the needs of current and future clients.

Mark Desch

Founder & President

Ryan has over 15 years of sales experience in accident insurance plans, and 5 years of experience in student health insurance plans. Licensed producer in AZ, FL, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, LA, MI, MN, MO, MT, NE, NY, NC, OH, OR, SD, TX, UT, WI, WY

Ryan Desch

Vice President & college health and accident insurance representative

David has over 30 years of experience in accident insurance plans, specializing in k-12 accident, college accident, special risk and catastrophic insurance policies. Licensed producer in AR, GA, ID, IN, IA, KS, LA, MI, MN, MS, MT, NE, NV, ND, OH, OK, SC, SD, TX, UT, WI, WY

David Desch

K-12 accident insurance representative & sales director

Mike has over 25 years of sales experience in the insurance industry. Licensed producer in AR, ID, IA, MI, MN, MT, ND, SD.

Mike Huber

College health, K-12 accident, and commercial lines sales representative

Sonny has over 10 years of k-12 accident insurance experience. He specializes in k-12 and college accident insurance, special risk and catastrophic insurance plans. Licensed producer in IL, IN, IA, MI, MN, OH, PA, WI.

Sonny Heinrich

K-12 accident insurance regional representative

Mike has over 4 years of experience in accident insurance sales, and many more years of experience in the student accident insurance marketplace. Mike specializes in k-12 and college accident insurance, special risk and catastrophic insurance plans. Licensed producer in MN, AR, IA, MT, ND, SD.

Mike Kohanek

K-12 accident insurance regional representative

Kristen has over 20 years of experience working with claims, adjudication, networks, payment processing and management.

Kristen Dixon

K-12 accident and college accident claims and administration supervisor