Rick B. Stanzione

Rick B. Stanzione

CEO / President

 Rick Stanzione is the President and CEO of R & R Group, Inc. He has consistently been a leader in the financial services field as exemplified in his achievements and recognitions.  Rick is passionate about his career and the people he serves.
His greatest satisfaction comes from meeting people and helping them achieve their financial goals and objectives. His company motto is, “Building Relationships to Last a Lifetime!” and you can see this in the way he interacts with clients. His commitment to understanding his client’s needs, strategies, and goals and for providing them with the best possible financial services sets him apart in the industry. His passionate drive, coupled with his conviction has kept him energetic and enthusiastic. Rick goes to great lengths to answer client’s questions and make certain they clearly understand their investment options, strategies and possible results. He has a diversified client base including public corporations, closely held businesses, and individuals.
Rick completed his under-graduate studies at Penn State University, University Park, PA, and earned his Bachelor’s Degree from Edinboro State University, Edinboro, PA. He did post graduate studies at Temple University and Edinboro University. He began his career in the Financial Services industry in 1978 and formed R & R Group, Inc. in 1984.Rick is a Top of the Table member of the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) the premier association of the world’s leading financial services professionals. “MDRT members demonstrate exceptional professional knowledge, strict ethical conduct and outstanding client service. MDRT membership is recognized internationally as the standard of sales excellence in the life insurance and financial services business.”¹ (MDRT.org)  Top of the Table is an exclusive forum for the world’s most successful life insurance and financial services professionals, The Premier Association of Financial Professionals, and have met qualifications far in excess of those required for MDRT membership.”² (MDRT.org/TOT)
He is a past President of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA)7 Bonneville Chapter in Ogden, Utah. He is also a member of the International Association of Registered Financial Consultants (IARFC) “a non-profit professional credential organization of proven financial professionals formed to foster public confidence in the financial planning profession and to give deserved recognition to those practitioners who are truly committed to ethical standards and continuous professional education.”³ (iarfcphils.org) Rick was featured on the cover of the March 2010 issue of “Register” published by the IARFC with his published article “Writing Your Way to Success.”8
He has also written a book, “Control Your Assets,”6 based on his knowledge and experience that educates people about the options available to them for retiring with confidence and peace of mind.
Forbes Magazine and Goldline Research chose Rick as one The Most Dependable™ Wealth Managers in the Rocky Mountain Region.  “Goldline Research identifies firms that exceed industry standards for professionalism, ethical business dealings and service.”4 (Goldline Research) Rick was featured in the January 12, 2009 issue of Forbes Magazine.
Rick has most recently been recognized by the U.S. Commerce Association (USCA) as a third year award winner of “The Best of Ogden” Award in the Financial Services category. The “Best of Local Business” Award Program recognizes outstanding local businesses throughout the country. An award of this caliber is achieved by less than one percent of those selected nationwide and focuses on “companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and community.”5 (USCA)
Rick is a gifted speaker and has addressed audiences coast to coast in the United States and Canada. His seminars are events tipped with humor as well as facts and fascination. He has his audiences in awe as they learn how to navigate through the turbulent waters of finance into safe harbors of financial independence.
Rick was a special guest on The Tina and Drew Show on CBS AM 1090 Progressive Talk Radio in Seattle Washington where they discussed seven financial plans that most people need during their lifetime. The interview aired in July of 2012. He will also be involved in future discussions for their show as a guest speaker.
He is also currently working on a financial feature for “The Art of Living” television show which will air on CNN Headline news.
You can see from his long list of credentials the passion he has for his career and his clients. He also has a passion for boating and traveling which he enjoys in his spare time along with his lovely wife Robin and his three beautiful daughters. He is a very devoted family man, husband and father and was happy to announce the birth of his first grandchild in May of 2012.
Rick often states that one of his greatest joys in his life comes from helping people. He certainly walks the walk and talks the talk as he serves his clients, his family, his church and community.
1. http://www.mdrt.org/about/index.asp
2. http://www.mdrt.org/tot/TOTLanding.asp
3. http://www.iarfcphils.org/
4. Goldline Research, January 12, 2009 issue of Forbes Magazine. 
5. Press Release, New York, NY, April 17, 2012, “R&R Group, Inc. Receives 2012 Best of Ogden Award,” U.S. Commerce Association.
6. Stanzione, R. B. (2009). Control Your Assets. Victoria, BC, Canada: Trafford Publishing.
7. http://www.NAIFA.org
8. “Writing Your Way To Success” March 2010 issue of “Register”
Rick Stanzione is the President and CEO of  R & R Group, Inc.  He has consistently been a leader in the financial services field as exemplified in his achievements and recognitions.  Rick is passionate about his career and the people he serves.

His greatest satisfaction comes from meeting people and helping them achieve their financial goals and objectives.  His company motto is, “Building Relationships to Last a Lifetime!” and you can see this in the way he interacts with clients.  His commitment to understanding his client’s needs, strategies, and goals and for providing them with the best possible financial services sets him apart in the industry.  His passionate drive, coupled with his conviction has kept him energetic and enthusiastic. Rick goes to great lengths to answer client’s questions and make certain they clearly understand their investment options, strategies and possible results.  He has a diversified client base including public corporations, closely held businesses, and individuals.

Rick completed his under-graduate studies at Penn State University and Edinboro State University.  He earned his bachelor’s degree from Edinboro State University.  He did post graduate studies at Temple University and Edinboro State University.  He began his career in the financial services industry in 1978.

Rick is a Top of the Table (TOT)2 member of the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT)1 the Premier Association of Financial Professionals.  He has also achieved his lifetime membership status with the MDRT.

He is a past president of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA)3 Bonneville Chapter in Ogden, Utah.  He is also a member of the International Association of Registered Financial Consultants (IARFC)8.  Rick was featured on the cover of the March 2010 issue of “Register” published by the IARFC with his published article “Writing Your Way to Success.”7

He has also written a book, “Control Your Assets,”6 based on his knowledge and experience that educates people about the options available to them for retiring with confidence and peace of mind.

Goldline Research5 chose Rick as one The Most Dependable™ Wealth Managers in the Rocky Mountain Region.  The designation was published in Forbes Magazine.

Rick has most recently been recognized by the U.S. Commerce Association (USCA)4 as a third-year award winner of “The Best of Ogden” Award5 in the financial services category.  The “Best of Local Business” Award Program recognizes outstanding local businesses throughout the country.  An award of this caliber is achieved by less than one percent of those selected nationwide.

Rick is a gifted speaker and has addressed audiences coast to coast in the United States and Canada.  He has his audiences in awe as they learn how to navigate through the turbulent waters of finance into safe harbors of financial independence.

Rick was a special guest on The Tina and Drew Show8 on CBS AM 1090 Progressive Talk Radio in Seattle, WA. where he discussed seven financial plans that most people need during their lifetime.  The interview aired in July, 2012. He will also be involved in future discussions for their show as a guest speaker.

He has created a financial feature for “The Art of Living” television show which was to air on CNN Headline news.

Rick often states that one of his greatest joys in his life comes from helping people.  He certainly walks the walk and talks the talk as he serves his clients, his family, his church and community.

He is licensed in the areas of life and health insurance, property and casualty.  He holds his Series 6, 63 and 26 securities licenses and is a registered representative of and offers securities through ELE Wealth Advisors, Inc. 

Works Cited

1. About MDRT. (n.d.). Retrieved from MDRT Website: http://www.mdrt.org/about/index.asp
2. About the Top of the Table. (n.d.). Retrieved from MDRT The Premier Association of Financial Professionals: http://www.mdrt.org/tot/TOTLanding.asp
3. NAIFA National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors. (n.d.). Retrieved from NAIFA National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors Website: http://www.NAIFA.org
4. R & R Group, Inc. Receives 2012 Best of Ogden Award. (2012, April 17). U.S. Commerce Association Press Release, New York, NY.
5. Goldline Research. (2009, January 12). The Most Dependable™ Wealth Managers in the Rocky Mountain Region. Forbes Magazine.
6. Rick B. Stanzione, R. (2009). Control Your Assets. Victoria, Canada: Trafford Publishing. Available on Amazon.com at http://amazon.com/Control-Your-Assets-Rick-Stanzione/dp/1426901631

7. Rick B. Stanzione, R. (2010, March). Writing Your Way to Success. Register.
8. Stanzione, G. S. (Performer). (2012). The Tina and Drew Show on AM 1090. Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.
9 Welcome to the International Association of Registered Financial Consultants. (n.d.). Retrieved from IARFC International Association of Registered Financial Consultants: http://www.iarfcphils.org/