Advisory Board


David Schmidt

David Schmidt is COO of OX2 Solutions Corporation, an affiliate of Oxxford Information Technology. OX2 works with third party networks as well as financial institutions to deliver enhanced information and analytic solutions. A primary focus is on the small business marketplace, where OX2 provides unprecedented coverage and insights. Prior to founding OX2, Dave spent 30 years in commercial credit, including stints as a D&B business analyst, commercial credit manager, and more recently as a consultant and industry analyst covering the receivables technology market.


Alex Arnet

Alex Arnet, CEO of, has 23 years of Sales and Sales Management experience in the HealthCare and Benefit industry. His successful track record in growing companies includes proven results at A-Squared Benefit, Prudential, United Healthcare, United Healthcare Administrators/Benesight, Great-West Healthcare and HealthSmart. In addition to his ability to help companies grow organically, he has extensive merger and acquisition experiences with the strong background in sourcing opportunities and successfully integrating new companies. The keys to his success have been through strong leadership, business planning and execution.

Mr. Arnet who is also the CEO of A-Squared Benefit, joined HealthSmart in October of 2007 as a consultant and then as Chief Sales Officer in January, 2008 successfully transitioned the company to becoming a ”trend bending” , integrated managed care solutions company. Mr. Arnet successfully led the development and introduction of new products such as HealthSmart Insight, TribalCare, BOSS and Smart Interventions. In addition, he assisted with the Wells Fargo TPA acquisition and continues to work with HealthSmart to find more acquisition opportunities.


Greg Rorke

Mr Rorke has been the CEO of Navagate since 2001. The company has developed an advanced Sales Force Automation platform that is web based and particularly adept at plugging into back end corporate data sources. The company has built solutions for global sales leaders such as HSBC, New York Life, Mutual of Omaha, Mass Mutual and others.

For the past 25 years, Mr. Rorke has been a senior manager for a number of emerging growth companies, special situations, and turnarounds. Mr. Rorke spent four years as president of Danskin, increasing sales 65% and recording a dramatic bottom-line turnaround. As CEO of Kaplan Educational Centers, a subsidiary of The Washington Post, Mr. Rorke reversed declines in EBIT and revenue during a very successful two-year turnaround assignment. Prior to joining Navagate he led a one year rebuilding effort for an enterprise software company. At the end of the year, the company was sold at an attractive multiple to Cisco. Since 1997 Mr. Rorke has been on the faculty of Columbia University's Graduate School of Business. He received his undergraduate degree from Brown University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.


David Stratton

Multi-talented and broadly accomplished, Mr. David Stratton brings a market basket full of experience and knowledge to his role overseeing Alliance IPA – MLTC business opportunities & Care to Care’s operations and client accounts. As Executive Director & Vice President of Operations and Client Services, Mr. Stratton’s management strategy is creatively driven, technology-based and results-oriented.

Focusing on capturing opportunities to benefit clients, he designs and develops efficiencies, improves workflow and delivers on stated goals. With a Master in Business Administration from the University of Kentucky and a Bachelor of Arts in English and Philosophy from Creighton University, Mr. Stratton offers a Renaissance approach to business management, marketing and client service. His past accomplishments include Director of Technology for CBA Pharma, Inc. and Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Atlantis Health Plan.


Marty Pine

Marty Pine is a recognized Thought Leader and an internationally known Global Business Services Professional who has worked as Senior Executive with leading firms in America. As an expert in BPO / ITO / KPO and “the Office of the Future”, MP has been an innovator in the use of internal and external providers to achieve operational process improvements, increased efficiency/productivity, and to drive operating units to meet cost management objectives. MP is at his best in balancing and influencing multiple competing priorities and individuals. Leveraging an expert knowledge of multiple Outsourcing Models, Pricing Models, Shared Service Centers, Center of Excellence, Utility Computing and M&A activities, he is an accomplished Management Executive with a proven track record of success in Consulting, Operations, Strategies, Delivery, Development, Innovation and Sales/Marketing.

Marty Pine’s career stint includes role and responsibilities as CSO at, SVP at Global Strategic Sourcing and IBM. He also started his own Sourcing Advisory firm, GO!-Global Outsourcing which he eventually sold. MP is seasoned speaker at Outsource World, World BPO / ITO Forums, World Sourcing Events &SSON, SIG conferences and also a frequent contributor to Nearshore Americas, Outsourcing Leadership and the Outsourcing Institute.


Jeffery Schwalk

Jeffery Schwalk has more than 25 years of managerial, operational and business experience in the property and casualty insurance, retail banking and credit card industry and has focused on providing business solutions to clients around the world. During his career he has been responsible for the design, implementation and the deployment of top-tier software and innovative information technology, as well as the development of sales and marketing approaches to drive highly successful, growth oriented businesses.

Jeffery served in many executive leadership and management roles during his tenure at CSC, most recently as the President of the Property and Casualty (P&C Insurance) division. Prior to that role, Jeffery was responsible for the retail banking, cards, and consumer finance division for CSC. Additionally, he was responsible for the operation and oversight of the company’s banking BPO, general insurance BPO and the managed services organization which provided processing and loss services to FEMA and the Flood program. Prior to joining CSC, Jeffery held management roles for one of the largest property and casualty carriers in the United States, and was responsible to the design and set up of their largest call center operations.


Kristin Hettermann

Kristin is the founder of GRACE DELIVERS COMMUNICATIONS ( - an international communications agency focused on brand management, corporate communications, public relations, and business and non-profit development strategies. She serves as Independent consultant to a select portfolio of clients: developing and executing stellar events, building brands, and addressing communication needs. Kristin’s experience throughout the communications arena is colored by her innate ability to facilitate connections and execute projects to completion. From consulting with inventors on strategies to commercialization, to envisioning communications platforms for start-up companies, her work has taken her domestically and abroad sharing grace wherever she goes. Her efforts have contributed to raising and granting over five million dollars to benefit non-profit organizations.

Her prior engagement as communication & event expert includes OCEAN VODKA, WHALE TRUST, MAUI FILM FESTIVAL, THE ROCK N ROLL AUTOGRAPH SHOW, WESTEC ENVIRONMENTAL SOLUTIONS, +H20: SIX SENSES WATER/WO/MEN and UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII MAUI COLLEGE - MAUI CULINARY ACADEMY. Fluent in French, Kristin Hettermann has passed out from University of Virginia Woodrow Wilson School of Government and Foreign Affairs and Graduated from The Wharton Undergraduate School, University of Pennsylvania and Vanderbilt University in France. Kristin believes in hard work balanced with fun. But she is quick to note that she learned the real secrets of life on the road less traveled, normally involving a dirt road in a third world country leading to a lesson to carry forward. It is in those moments, like any other on the red carpet, that Grace Delivers.

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