Meet the Team

Saltzman & Associates has been serving the Central Valley and California businesses for more than 30 years. A family owned and operated business, we’re a dedicated group of individuals making insurance services a lot less complicated and definitely not as boring. We would love to get to know you. Here’s a bit about the team you’ll be working with.

Mark Saltzman, Founder

Saltzman and Associates was originally founded as Mark R. Saltzman Insurance in 1990 by Mark Saltzman. Mark began working in the insurance industry in 1977 and decided to open his own agency. He wanted to be able to serve his clients personally with integrity and pride.

Mark retired in 2022, but the foundation he laid for Saltzman and Associates continues through our high-quality service.

Kevin Saltzman, President/CEO

Kevin is the owner of Saltzman & Associates. He has been an insurance broker since 1999 after graduating from Point Loma Nazarene University. He works with a wide variety of companies, large and small group, with a primary focus on the agricultural & construction industries. When not in the office, Kevin enjoys spending time and traveling with his wife and four kids.

Adrian Lopez,

Adrian Lopez has been a broker with Saltzman & Associates since 2011 and became partner in 2023. He works with a wide variety of companies and non-profit organizations with an emphasis in the agricultural industry. He provides sound advice and competitive options tailored to each client with ACA compliant solutions. Adrian strives to make sure that the needs of his clients are met and that they are well taken care of. In his free time, Adrian enjoys traveling and creating life long memories with his wife Brittney and daughter Emery.

Ryan Cody,

Ryan started working with Saltzman & Associates in the spring of 2023 and he specializes in Medicare, Life & Individual Coverage. Ryan graduated from Cal Poly SLO with a degree in Agricultural Science and then from the Seminary at Fresno Pacific with a Masters of Divinity. Ryan was a pastor for 17 years and teaches Biblical Studies at Fresno Pacific whenever he’s not working insurance. Ryan has a lovely wife, Michelle, and one very energetic son, Daniel.

Tristan Stidham,
Support Staff

Tristan started working at Saltzman & Associates in February 2024 and has quickly become a key part of the team. He is part of our support staff and helps with enrollments, claim issues, and everything in between. In his free time, Tristan enjoys coaching football and hanging out with his wife, Bela, and daughters Mavis and Aspyn.

Antoinette Azevedo,
Senior Account Manager

Antoinette has been a part of the Saltzman team since 2007. She is a rockstar and a key part of who we are here at SAAI Services. Not to mention, she can create a mean spreadsheet! Prior to working with us, she was the payroll & HR director at a large company for 17 years. When not at the office, you can find Antoinette cuddled up on the couch with her dog, Bella, enjoying a good book.

Wendali Ortiz,
Executive Assistant

Wendy is the friendly face behind the phones and our front office. She leaves our clients feeling cared for and confident that they are in the best hands. In her free time, Wendy enjoys going to the movies with her sister.