Prior to owning Wilshire Benefits Group, David was the Large Group Market Practice Leader for Humana in Michigan for large groups and select national accounts. He has also served as Regional Vice President of Human Resources and Client Services for ADP TotalSource, a human resource and benefit outsourcing division of Automatic Data Processing. He holds his Life, Health & Variable Annuities licenses, Series 6, 7, 63 and 66 securities licenses, Health Insurance Counselors (HIC) license, Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) designation, Retirement Income Certified Professional (RICP) designation, Long Term Care (LTC) certification and is a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR).
David Sokol was born and raised in Metro Detroit where he currently resides with his family. Before he began his career in business, David served as an Army officer in Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm and received the Bronze Star. He holds an MBA from Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan, as well as a Bachelor of Science in general engineering from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, NY. Due to David’s service to our nation, Wilshire Benefits Group, Inc. qualifies as a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Business (SDVOSB).
With David’s robust philosophy of client service, he has built a team of experienced professionals who provide intelligent planning and analysis of group benefit programs, educate and engage employees to get the most out of their benefit plans, ensure problem resolution and advocacy, and maximize the value of dollars spent on employer sponsored benefit plans. Clients benefit from the expertise of Wilshire’s team members in all aspects of benefits management, with particular emphasis on legislative compliance and human resource administration.
David is extremely devoted to his family and is involved with numerous charitable organizations in our community. His team believes strongly in supporting the past, present and future defenders of our freedom serving in our Armed Forces around the world. Wilshire Benefits Group promotes a strong corporate culture of giving back to our community.