Our Team

Comprised of some of the best minds in the industry, our talented, experienced group is solely focused on delivering quality results. By combining industry knowledge and exemplary service, we’re able to meet your needs today, and nimble enough to adjust with solutions as your business evolves. Our hope is that you view our role as a true extension of your HR, Benefits, Finance, or Risk Management department.

Our Leaders

Eric Levy

Executive Vice President/Senior Managing Director

Craig Guiffre

Executive Vice President/Managing Director

Jeffrey Jones

Executive Vice President

Our Team

Christina Johnson

Senior Vice President/Practice Leader

Erin Kennedy

Senior Vice President/Director, Strategy and Operations

Kevin Collins

Executive Vice President/Producer

Lewis Abladian

First Vice President/Consultant

Kevin Adams

Underwriter

Allana Agard

Business Analyst

Corby Alfred

Vice President/Producer

Debbie Amador

Project Manager

Lisa Andre

Account Executive – Project Manager

Julia Ayers

Benefit Advocate

Amy Bauer

Account Manager

Kari Beggs

First Vice President/Consultant

Sharon Beichner

Account Manager Lead

Robin Bellemore

First Vice President/Consultant

Caitlin Bertheaud

First Vice President/Consultant

Laurie Bischof

Business Analyst

Matt Bourdon

First Vice President/Consultant

Jim Boyd

First Vice President/Consultant

Angie Brown

First Vice President/Producer

Andrew Buczynski

Account Manager

Christine Burden

First Vice President/Consultant

Theresa Card

Communications Consultant

Shelly Chen

Business Analyst

Holly Chevalier

First Vice President/Consultant

Maranda Childress

First Vice President/Consultant

Blaine Clotfelter

First Vice President/Consultant

Lindsay Compaan

First Vice President/Consultant

Brandi Coomes

Account Associate

Carlos Cortez

Office Manager

Barbara Ann Criniti

First Vice President/Consultant

Michelle Davidson

First Vice President/Consultant

Amanda Delaney

Assistant Vice President/Team Manager

Arnaldo Desire

Benefit Advocate

Joanne Duff

First Vice President/Actuary

Tara Eremich

Account Associate

Kyle Fabrizio

First Vice President/Consultant

Daniel Fanning

Supervisor/Benefits Associates

Kyle Farthing

Underwriter

Stephanie Finn

Account Manager

Kevin Foster

Vice President/Project Manager

Matthew Grippo

Benefits Associate

Michael Grippo

Vice President & Director/Plan Administration

Kristin Hall

Account Manager

Thomas Herold

Business Analyst Lead

Megan Horner

First Vice President/Consultant

Jill Jones

Account Manager

Karen Kalin

Account Executive

Nathaniel Kauffmann

Account Associate

Tonya Kendall

Account Associate

Roha Khan

Account Associate

Jay Koppisety

First Vice President/Director, Information Technology

Ross Lampert

Account Associate

Ann Marie Large

First Vice President/Communications Consultant

Andrew Lerner

First Vice President/Producer

Erika McClain

Account Associate

Andreza Medeiros

Account Executive

Kasey Mickler

First Vice President/Consultant

Alison Nagle

First Vice President/Consultant

Madan Nayak

Senior Applications Developer

Daniel Norton

First Vice President/Staff Manager

Ed Oropesa

Vice President/Staff Manager

Janine Pagello

First Vice President/Consultant

Mark Parabicoli

First Vice President/Operations & Strategy

Devon Pluck

Account Manager

Amy Pontecorvo

Account Executive

Mohammed Rahman

Project Manager

Danielle Rainone

First Vice President/Consultant

Jackie Reinberg

Senior Vice President/Consultant

Sias Reyneke

Account Manager

Jhonelle Reynolds

Supervisor

Tara Sarlo

Underwriter

Jennifer Schaefgen

First Vice President/Actuary

Tai Scott

Account Associate

Brian Shaw

First Vice President/Consultant

Tereze Sinno

First Vice President/Consultant

Terry Smith

First Vice President/Consultant

Kelly Soto

First Vice President/Consultant

Mark Stack

Assistant Vice President/Team Manager

John Stadtmiller

First Vice President/Consultant

Trish Stober

Vice President, Director, Continuous Improvement

Chad Talbott

Underwriter

Wayne Thomas

Business Analyst

Dewey Thoner

Account Associate

Laura Tyrpin

First Vice President/Consultant

Erica Vanni

First Vice President/Consultant

Garret Wolan

Underwriter

Peter J Worth Jr

Vice President/Operations, Security & Compliance

Michael Xarras

Underwriter

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Like any great relationship, ours will start by getting to know your business. We’ll listen to what your benefit needs are and then work to find a suite of solutions that matches your objectives.

Allana Agard

Business Analyst

Allana joined Alliant in June 2022 as a Business Analyst I/Website Quality Assurance Analyst. In her role, she gathers data, analyzes requirements, and documents specifications for new systems processes and enhancements.

 

Allana has worked as a Business Analyst for 5+ years and has extensive experience in the Healthcare/Insurance industry for 10+ years.

Tara Emerich

Account Associate

Tara joined Alliant/ABC in 2021. Her responsibilities include investigating and resolving client and employee issues, preparing client invoices and reporting, and auditing enrollment and payroll files.

She has previously worked in the ABC call center and prior to that has 20+ years’ experience working with a variety of insurance lines.

Tara is licensed in Accident, Health, and Life insurance.

Tai Scott

Account Associate

Tai joined Alliant/ABC as an Account Associate in 2016 and is now an Account Associate II for the Voluntary Benefits Operations Team. Some of her responsibilities include processing and auditing the internal payroll processes and files, processing invoice payments to vendors, and assisting in implementation of new clients. 

Tai has held various roles in the health insurance and benefits industry for 7 years prior to coming to Alliant/ABC including processing COBRA, Coordination of Benefits & FSA statements and billing

Tai has a BA in Human Biology from Temple University and is a licensed broker in Life, Accident and Health.

 

Debbie Amador

Project Manager

Debbie joined Alliant/ABC in 2002. Her responsibilities include coordinating projects, managing project implementation plans as well as ongoing process improvement support for the Voluntary Benefits Operations Team. She has held various roles with her tenure at Alliant/ABC including client management, health and productivity development, and operations.

 

Debbie has a BA in Business Marketing from Western Washington University and is licensed in life and disability.

Brandi Coomes

Account Associate

Brandi joined Alliant/ABC in 2022. Her main responsibilities
include client file management and overall daily support of client
relationship. Brandi’s prior experience includes work as a program coordinator
and licensed insurance agent.

Brandi has a BS from LeTourneau University and is licensed
in Accident & Health and Life.

Arnaldo Desire

Benefit Advocate

Arnaldo joined Alliant/ABC in 2008. His role in the company is a Benefits Representative for the VB team. He provides customer service, professional support and guidance to client HR contacts and employees. In addition, he is responsible for client communications and client file management. With over 16 years of experience at ABC, he also worked on the Employee Benefits team.

Danielle K. Rainone

First Vice President – Consultant

Danielle joined ABC in March of 2014. She has been in the employee benefits field for more than 20 years, starting her career in sales of Retirement and Healthcare products. In 2000, she joined MetLife and held various leadership roles in key areas, including eBusiness, Sales Productivity and an International expat assignment in London. In 2008, Danielle joined CIGNA as leader of the Group Insurance Account Management and Service Operations organization, including Client Management, Implementation, Contracts and Eligibility. Most recently she was the VP of National Accounts Client Management at Prudential, leading a team managing a $3B+ block of Life and Disability business.

Danielle earned her BA in Marketing from Georgetown University.

Daniel Norton

Senior Manager, Executive Benefits

Dan joined ABC in 2007. He manages the team responsible for the implementation and day-to-day administration of our Executive Benefits plans. Dan has a BA in Business Management from the University of Colorado at Boulder and is licensed in life, accident, and health.

Michael R Grippo

Executive Benefits & Administration Systems

Mike has been at ABC since 1990, implementing and administering non-qualified executive benefit plans on behalf of some of America’s largest companies. Prior to joining ABC, he worked for a major life insurance company and a brokerage firm for over 10 years, where he gained expertise in actuarial software development, advanced underwriting, and life insurance product and competitive analysis.

Mike has a BS degree in actuarial science from the College of Insurance.

Jeffrey Jones

Executive Vice President

Jeff Jones is an Executive Vice President and Group Benefits Practice Leader. Jeff has been in the insurance and benefits industry since 1986. His responsibilities at ABC include Group Life and Disability/Leave Management practice lead, business development, client relationship management, and Executive Disability practice lead.

Jeff has a BA in Economics from Ursinus College.

Craig Guiffre

Executive Vice President/Managing Director

Craig has over 40 years’ experience in the Group Benefits industry and joined ABC in 2010 to oversee the consulting practices, administration, technology, and compliance areas. Today, he also leads Alliant’s National Absence, Disability and Life practice. He began his career with MetLife where he served in various sales, marketing, and operational capacities including head of National Accounts, Chief Marketing Officer for Institutional Business, and Senior Vice President and P&L owner for their Group businesses. He held a similar role at Guardian Life where he was responsible for the Group Life, Accident, and Disability lines of business as well as the Marketing organization and key technology initiatives. Most recently, Craig was Senior Vice President at CIGNA where he managed the Group Insurance sales, Account Management, and Product Development organizations.

Craig received his BS from Lehigh University and his MBA from Manhattan College.

Eric Levy

Executive Vice President/Senior Managing Director

Eric joined ABC in 2003 following a career leading Compensation and Benefits functions for several Fortune 500 companies. Eric has more than 30 years’ experience in the HR and Employee Benefits field. Eric has responsibility for overall leadership and growth, as well as shared business development responsibilities for ABC. In addition, he leads the East Region for Alliant Employee Benefits and holds national practice leadership roles for Alliant including voluntary benefits. Eric also maintains active consulting and relationship roles with many of ABC’s key clients. Prior to joining ABC, Eric was the SVP – Compensation & Benefits for Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide. Eric also held senior Compensation and Benefit leadership positions for PepsiCo, Tambrands Inc., and HomeGrocer.com.

Eric has an undergraduate degree in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University and an MBA in Finance from the Stern School of Business at NYU.