Meet our Team

Marc Lapointe, ARM
President
Marc has over 25 years of experience in the alternative risk industry. As President of FreedomCare, Marc is responsible for solutions relating specifically to The Affordable Care Act, tax strategies, asset protection, and estate planning. Prior to FreedomCare, Marc was responsible for global Business Development for USA Risk Group. He joined USA Risk through an acquisition of his company, Captive Insurance Solutions in 2004. Through his career, he has worked with legislators in Arizona, South Dakota, and Guam developing key captive laws and regulations.
Fred Tiner
Chief Financial Officer
Fred has over 30 years of experience in the healthcare and financial accounting industry. As the CFO of FreedomCare, Fred is responsible for financial controls, accounting records, and regulatory reporting for the company. Prior to FreedomCare, Fred was CFO of Peterbilt of Las Vegas and completed two mergers and acquisitions during his 15 years there. Fred also managed for 15 years in healthcare roles ranging from Manager of Surgery, Emergency Room, and Trauma to Manager of Accounting for Washoe Medical Center and Washoe Health System (now known as Renown). Fred’s wide breadth of financial experience in private industry and in healthcare brings strong business skills to FreedomCare. Personally, Fred has served the community in local non-profit agencies. He has volunteered for over seven years, with the last two being the chairman, for the Junior Achievement board in Reno Nevada. He has also worked with Boy Scouts of America as a Scout Master.
Hilary Nelson
Director of Client Services
Hilary has a BA in Communications from Elizabethtown College in Elizabethtown, PA. She has lived in Las Vegas since August 2011. In addition to working as an Account Coordinator for FreedomCare, Hilary is also a Director at a local dance studio.

Kasey Elder
Account Coordinator
Kasey Elder is an Account Coordinator with FreedomCare. She has almost 20 years in customer service experience and believes in building strong client relationships by providing superior service. She is a native of Dayton, Ohio and has received her Bachelor of Science in Human Resources/Business Management from Wright State University. She relocated to Las Vegas with her husband and children in 2009 and enjoys swimming, hiking, and trying new recipes.
Leslie Martinez
Account Coordinator
Leslie was raised by a single mom and once she graduated high school, she pursued her passion for makeup and became a professional Makeup Artist. Leslie decided to move to Las Vegas where she attended Westwood College and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business. After working with several companies she found Freedomcare where she enjoys not only working with her friendly co-workers but also helping our clients on a daily basis.

Melynda Barquin
Benefit Customer Service Representative
Melynda, a Washington State native, ventured south to Las Vegas in 1995 where she attended UNLV for International Business. She is an Army wife, a mother, and a Cub Scout Leader for her son’s, Webelos, den. When Melynda is not planning adventures for her den, she is at the FreedomCare call center providing sterling customer service to benefits enrollers. She assists employees with the enrollment process and ensures they are well-informed about the products available to them and the best way to meet their needs.

Keith Ford
Senior Accountant
Keith Ford is the Senior Accountant in the Finance Area of FreedomCare. As his accent attests, Keith is a native of Rome, Georgia and he earned his BS in Business Administration from Berry College located just north of his home town. While working for The Georgia Power Company he earned his MBA in Finance at Mercer University in Atlanta, Georgia. From there Keith continued working in the finance area of The Southern Company where he established the cash forecasting and cash management systems at a nuclear utility company by the name of Southern Nuclear. Keith is new to the insurance industry, but he has already shown a keen interest in the subject by becoming a licensed Health and Life agent. Keith is a classic “family guy” and nothing is more enjoyable to him than spending time with his two children, Austin and Elizabeth.