began his insurance carrier as a college agent with Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company in 1978. After graduating from Kent State University in 1979 with a marketing degree, he moved to Dallas, TX, to pursue a career. In 1981 he began working with Provident Life & Accident as a disability insurance marketing representative. A few years later, Schnittker began his own disability marketing agency, Financial Group, which is now The Plus Group Texas.Schnittker sits on disability insurance advisory councils for MetLife, The Standard and Principal Financial Group. He continues to be one of the Top 10 managing general agencies for DI with those carriers. Schnittker and his wife Cindy work together in developing a successful disability and long term care insurance brokerage agency employing six account executives and three marketing reps in Plano, TX.The Plus Group Texas has over 5,000 brokers, financial planners and CPAâ€™s nationally that write business through their office. From the blue collar employee to the CEOs of Fortune 500 corporations, The Plus Group Texas has a DI product for your client.Schnittker can be reached at The Plus Group Texas, 2400 Dallas Parkway, Suite 260, Plano, TX 75093. Telephone: 972-943-9999. Email: Reed@plusgrouptx.com.