BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP TEAM

Rodd M. Santomauro

Rodd M. Santomauro

Vice President of Strategic Partnership

E: Rsantomauro@synergysettlements.com

P: 202.368.2520

Rodd Santomauro is the Vice President of Strategic Partnership of Synergy Settlement Services. A former plaintiff’s personal injury attorney with 25 years to date of consumer advocacy and leadership experience, Rodd brings a unique and powerful added perspective to Synergy’s comprehensive set of services.  He has made appearances in almost every type of court jurisdiction, from county court to the United States Supreme Court.

Kenneth M. Zuber, JD

Vice President of Strategic Partnership

E: Kzuber@synergysettlements.com

P: 262.328.6111

Ken Zuber received his B.A. in Political Science/History from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee and his J.D. from the Valparaiso University School of Law.  While at Valpo, he attended a summer legal studies program at Cambridge University, England, taught by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia; worked in the law school’s pro-bono legal clinic representing low-income families; and clerked for several plaintiff’s attorneys and the Wisconsin Court of Appeals back home in Milwaukee.  Ken has been practicing law since 1995 and for the last 16+ years has specialized in “health insurance subrogation” for a large national law firm.  In Sept. 2015, he took a hiatus from that position to start his own firm and consulting business, Zuber Law, LLC.  Ken has now joined the Synergy team asVice President of Business Development.  Having previously represented health insurance companies recover funds from injury victims; Ken notes:  “I’ve switched sides and now assist seriously injured people in maximizing their recovery while putting their lives back together – which is far more gratifying and rewarding.”

Marcella Gordon

Director of Sales and Client Services

E: Mgordon@synergysettlements.com

P: 407.279.4812

Marci Gordon is Director of Sales and Client Services at Synergy Settlement Services.  Synergy offers healthcare lien resolution, Medicare secondary payer compliance services, pooled trust services, settlement asset management services and structured settlements. Marci travels the country on behalf of Synergy making sure each of our clients have a personalized experience with us. She also works directly with State and local associations to support our clients’ interests across the country.

Jeffery Faulkner

Senior Director of Strategic Partnership

E: Jfaulkner@synergysettlements.com

P: 407.853.3189

Jeff Faulkner is the Senior Director of Strategic Partnership. Jeff’s team of Strategic Partnership Managers handle the incoming opportunities from firms that are not currently managed by outside Business Development leaders. Jeff’s team is driven by the opportunity to help as many families as possible every day and maximize the compensation they deserve.

Brandon Kahan

Senior Director of Strategic Partnership

E: Bkahan@synergysettlements.com

P: 213.300.4545

Brandon Kahan is the Senior Director of Strategic Partnership in the Greater Los Angeles market for Synergy Settlement Services. In this role Brandon partners with trial attorneys and their plaintiff clients in the critical and complicated issues that arise during settlements including healthcare lien resolution, Medicare Set-Asides, structured settlements, Special Needs Trusts and attorney fee deferral programs.

Justin Cates

Director of Strategic Partnership

E: Jcates@synergysettlements.com

P: 480.826.6373

Justin Cates is the Director of Strategic Partnership in the Phoenix market for Synergy Settlement Services. In this role Justin partners with trial attorneys and their plaintiff clients in the critical and complicated issues that arise during settlements, including healthcare lien resolution, Medicare Set-Asides, structured settlements, special needs trusts and attorney fee deferral programs.

Ben Henderson

Director of Strategic Partnership

E: Bhenderson@synergysettlements.com

P: 903.312.2332

Ben Henderson, based in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, is a Director of Strategic Partnership for Synergy Settlement Services. In this role, Ben partners with trial attorneys and their plaintiff clients in the critical and complicated issues that arise during settlements, including healthcare lien resolutions, Medicare Set-Asides, structured settlements, special needs trusts and attorney fee deferral programs.

Carol Jinks

Director of Strategic Partnership

E: Cjinks@synergysettlements.com

P: 415.755.5318

Carol Jinks is a Director of Strategic Partnership for Synergy Settlement Services. She is based in the Pacific Northwest, calling Portland, Oregon home. In this role, Carol partners with trial attorneys and their plaintiff clients on the critical and complicated issues that arise during settlements, including healthcare lien resolution, Medicare Set-Asides, structured settlements, special needs trusts, and attorney fee deferral programs.

Mark Mannino

Director of Strategic Partnership

E: Mmannino@synergysettlements.com

P: 856.343.8814

Mark Mannino is Director of Strategic Partnership with Synergy Settlements, serving clients throughout the Philadelphia Metro area.  In this role, Mark partners with trial attorneys and their plaintiff clients to address the critical and complicated issues that arise during settlement.  These issues include healthcare lien resolution, Medicare compliance, public benefit preservation, settlement planning techniques and tax deferral mechanisms for contingent legal fees.  Mark is responsible for overseeing the company’s business development strategies, plans, and initiatives.

Tom Martin

Director of Strategic Partnership

E: Tmartin@synergysettlements.com

P: 404.423.1628

Tom Martin is a Director of Strategic Partnership for Synergy Settlement Services. In this role, he grows the knowledge and services to current Synergy clients including lien resolution, Medicare Secondary Payer Compliance, public benefit preservation, settlement planning and tax deferral of contingent legal fees.

Anthony Mastriano

Director of Strategic Partnership

E: Amastriano@synergysettlements.com

P: 216.469.0609

Anthony Mastriano is the Ohio Market Director of Business Development Strategic Partnership for Synergy Settlement Services. He partners with trial attorneys and plaintiff clients to address critical and complicated settlement issues, including healthcare lien resolution, Medicare Set-Asides, structured settlements, special needs trusts, and attorney fee deferral programs.

Rodolfo “Rudy” Rodriguez-Chomat

Director of Strategic Partnership

E: Rchomat@synergysettlements.com

P: 954.655.8205

Rodolfo “Rudy” Rodriguez-Chomat, MBA, MSHRM, is the Director of Strategic Partnership for Synergy Settlement Services in the South Florida area, including, Miami, Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach, Naples and Fort Myers. In this role, Rudy is charged with developing and cultivating new business from personal injury firms throughout South Florida in lien resolution, Medicare set-asides, pooled trusts, attorney fee tax deferrals, government benefit preservation, and structured settlements.

Jennifer Yu, Esq.

Director of Strategic Partnership

E: Jyu@synergysettlements.com

P: 773.983.1088

Jennifer L. Yu, Esq., is a Director of Strategic Partnership with Synergy Settlement Services.  Jennifer helps clients in the Chicagoland area and throughout Illinois by providing expert consulting regarding difficult issues at settlement such as lien resolution, Medicare compliance, public benefit preservation, settlement planning techniques and tax deferral mechanisms for contingent legal fees.

Troy McCoy

Senior Strategic Partnership Manager

E: Tmccoy@synergysettlements.com

P: 407.853.3196

Troy McCoy is a Senior Strategic Partnership Manager. In this role Troy partners with trial attorneys and their plaintiff clients to address the critical and complicated issues that arise during settlements, including healthcare lien resolutions, Medicare Set-Asides, structured settlements, pooled trusts and attorney fee deferral programs.

Brandon Appleby

Strategic Partnership Manager

E: Bappleby@synergysettlements.com

P: 407.853.3232

Brandon Appleby is a Strategic Partnership Manager. In his role, he partners with personal injury attorneys to assist them in their goal of maximizing their clients’ results. He assists with everything from navigating Medicare compliance to lien resolution, structured settlements, and government benefits preservation; All in an effort to maximize clients’ results after life-altering injuries.

Chad Van Every

Strategic Partnership Manager

E: Cvanevery@synergysettlements.com

P: 407.725.7135

Chad Van Every is a Strategic Partnership Manager for Synergy Settlement Services. In this role, Chad partners with attorneys at outside firms to maximize the recovery for clients and families. He assists with everything from navigating Medicare

Lindsey Kelly

Strategic Partnership Manager

E: Lkelly@synergysettlements.com

P: 407.725.7136

Lindsey Kelly is a Strategic Partnership Manager for Synergy Settlement Services. In this role, she partners with personal injury attorneys to assist them in their goal of maximizing their clients’ ..

Caleb Lyons

Strategic Partnership Manager

E: Clyons@synergysettlements.com

P: 407.853.3228

Caleb Lyons is a Strategic Partnership Manager with Synergy Settlement Services, serving clients in Indiana. In his role, he partners with personal injury attorneys to assist them in their goal of maximizing their clients’ results. He assists with everything from navigating Medicare compliance to lien resolution, structured settlements, and government benefits preservation; all to maximize clients’ results after life-altering injuries.

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Jonathan ross

Strategic Partnership Manager

E: Jross@synergysettlements.com

Jonathan Ross is a Strategic Partnership Manager with Synergy Settlement Services, serving clients in. In his role, he partners with personal injury attorneys to assist them in their goal of maximizing their clients’ results. He assists with everything from navigating Medicare compliance to lien resolution, structured settlements, and government benefits preservation; all to maximize clients’ results after life-altering injuries.

Douglas Smith

Douglas Smith

Strategic Partnership Manager

E: DSmith@synergysettlements.com

Douglas Smith is a Strategic Partnership Manager. In this role, he partners with personal injury attorneys to assist them in their goal of maximizing their clients’ results….

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