PLANTATION, Fla., March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Solstice Benefits, Inc. recently earned accreditation with the Better Business Bureau (BBB). The BBB advances marketplace trust by creating a community of trustworthy businesses, encouraging and supporting best practices, and celebrating marketplace role models.
"We are thrilled that the Better Business Bureau felt Solstice met its competitive standards for joining the organization," said Solstice COO Carlos Ferrera. "At Solstice, we set the bar high for the values to which the BBB is committed: excellence, integrity, teamwork, trust and respect. We strive to do our best in all we do, we are accountable to our members in providing first-rate service, we're honest in our business activities and we treat people with respect."
The BBB exists so consumers and businesses have an unbiased guide in matters of trust. The bureau provides free educational information and expert advice, and offers objective information on businesses. BBB businesses have agreed to uphold the organization's Standards for Trust—a policy of best practices for how businesses should treat consumers—which include:
- Build trust
- Advertise honestly
- Tell the truth
- Be transparent
- Honor promises
- Be responsive
- Safeguard privacy
- Embody integrity
"Being BBB accredited is an honor," said Ferrera. "Not all companies are eligible. I'm proud that the BBB agrees that Solstice is a business that is dedicated to quality and excellence in our business practices—every day."
For 100 years, the Better Business Bureau has been helping consumers find businesses, brands and charities they can trust. In 2011, consumers turned to BBB more than 100 million times for Business Reviews on more than 4 million companies and Charity Reports on 11,000 charities, all available for free at www.bbb.org. The Council of Better Business Bureaus is the umbrella organization for 114 local, independent BBBs across the United States and Canada, as well as home to its national programs on dispute resolution and industry self-regulation.
Solstice is a privately held Florida corporation based in Plantation, Fla. Solstice administers and markets dental, vision, pharmaceutical, life and short- and long-term disability benefits plans. Solstice and its affiliates also offer life insurance benefits in Florida, and Third Party Administration (TPA) services in the Florida, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Georgia, Pennsylvania, Illinois, California, Maryland and Ohio markets—and are in the process of expanding nationwide. It was named one of "Florida's Best Companies to Work For 2012" by Florida Trend and ranked No. 15 in the Insurance Industry on Inc. magazine's 2012 "America's Fastest Growing Companies" list. For information on Solstice, contact 1.877.760.2247 or visit www.SolsticeBenefits.com.
SOURCE Solstice Benefits, Inc.