Meet Our Team

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Timothy T. Crowley

Tim is the founder and President of FOCUS 10 LIFE, Inc. He has over 33 years of expertise in benefits administration of both fully insured and self funded groups.

Tim started his insurance career with The Hartford Insurance Group where he ultimately became the Director of Association Group Sales.  In 1985, Tim left the Hartford Group and founded a New York-based Third Party Administration firm; this claims management firm had a diverse client portfolio of more than 35,000 insureds and included public and private employers, unions and government agencies. After selling the TPA in 1999 he founded FOCUS 10 LIFE, Inc. and in 2001 partnered with Ameritas Life Insurance Corp to market and service the Focus 10 Life® program.

Tim holds a Bachelor of Science degree from St. Vincent College, Latrobe, PA.

Employed at FOCUS 10 LIFE, Inc. since 2001.

Marketing & Sales Support

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Michael J. Welsh

Mike is the Senior Vice President of FOCUS 10 LIFE, Inc. marketing department. He has over 33 years of insurance and executive benefit consulting experience. His expertise includes deferred compensation plans, Supplemental Executive Retirement Plans (SERPs), and non-qualified executive flexible benefit plans.

Before joining FOCUS 10 LIFE, Inc., Mike worked at Hartford Life and at CIGNA, overseeing qualified retirement plan and Corporate Owned Life Insurance products. Prior to Hartford and CIGNA, Mike was a partner in the Management Compensation Group (MCG), a Minneapolis-based national executive benefit consulting practice. As head of MCG’s Financial Services, Mike regularly consulted with Chief Financial Officers on benefit plan financials as well as insurance and investment products.

Mike holds an MBA in Finance from the University of Hartford and a Bachelor of Science in Business from Central Connecticut State University.

Employed at FOCUS 10 LIFE, Inc. since 2003.

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Peter Hantzos

Pete is the Marketing Director of FOCUS 10 LIFE, Inc. He has over 30 years of financial services experience with Fortune 500 companies. His expertise includes Project Management, Strategic Planning and Development, Customer Service, and Sales and Marketing support.

Before joining FOCUS 10 LIFE, Inc., Pete worked at ING Investment Management and was responsible for all functionality, development and integration of the Customer Relations Management (CRM) Systems, which supported the Institutional Sales, Institutional Planning Services, Consultant Relations, Client Services, Sales Strategists and RFP areas.

Pete holds a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Central Connecticut State University and post-graduate studies in Finance from the University of Hartford.

Employed at FOCUS 10 LIFE, Inc. since 2012.

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Jonathon Fahey

Jon is the Assistant Director of Marketing for FOCUS 10 LIFE, Inc. He has 10+ years of experience in Network Operations, Software/CRM Training, Marketing, Product Training and Vendor Management.

Before joining Focus 10 Life, Inc., Jon spent time working for Aetna in the Network Operations Data Center, maintaining a Global Network of over 47,000 users. Additional work experience includes several years as a Software Training consultant for a Fortune 500 organization. He has an established background in Network/Systems, Software/Product Training, and CRM System Integration.

Jon is an alumnus of Central Connecticut State University.

Employed at FOCUS 10 LIFE, Inc. since March 2015.

Administration

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Jennifer Crowley

Jennifer is the Senior Vice President of FOCUS 10 LIFE, Inc.’s administration department.  She has over 30 years of experience in the insurance industry, including positions held as Vice President with CIGNA Special Risk (HQ) in Philadelphia, where she was responsible for field underwriting of Fortune 500 clients. Jennifer has also held management and underwriting positions at AIG/NY, Chubb/NY and Travelers/Hartford, CT.

Jennifer has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Trinity College, Hartford, CT.

Employed at FOCUS 10 LIFE, Inc. since 2001.

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Jessica McCormick

Jessica is a Senior Account Manager in the FOCUS 10 LIFE, Inc. administration department.  She held several positions in both the administration and marketing departments before joining the administration department full time after finishing college in 2009.

Jessica has an MBA from the University of Hartford and a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Stetson University, FL.  Jessica is licensed by the state of Connecticut to sell life insurance.

Employed at FOCUS 10 LIFE, Inc. on part time basis since 2005 and full time since 2009.

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Jane Ostrowski

Jane is an Account Manager in the FOCUS 10 LIFE, Inc. administration department and also provides the firm with legal guidance. She has over a decade of experience in insurance claims and compliance with both Travelers and The Hartford. In addition to her career in insurance, Jane practiced law in Connecticut for several years and is an active member of various community boards and organizations.

Jane earned a law degree from the University Of Connecticut School Of Law and a Bachelor of Science degree from The College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA.

Employed at FOCUS 10 LIFE, Inc. since January 2015.

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Marybeth Hantzos

Marybeth is an Account Manager in the FOCUS 10 LIFE, Inc. administration department. She has over 25 years of insurance experience and began her career with Travelers Life & Annuity, which later became a part of Citigroup and MetLife. While there, she held a variety of leadership roles in operations, marketing and project management for both individual and group administered products.
Before joining FOCUS 10 LIFE, Inc., Marybeth also worked at Conning & Company and The Hartford where she led business development efforts for both organizations.

Marybeth holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Providence College.

Employed at FOCUS 10 LIFE, Inc. since May 2016.

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Sue Kluglein

Sue is responsible for customer service support, assisting all of the Account Managers as well as interfacing with the Marketing team on project-based work. Sue has over 15 years’ experience in customer-relations, primarily with Sysco Foods where she held a number of customer support positions before joining FOCUS 10 LIFE, Inc.

Sue holds a paralegal certificate from Middlesex Community College, CT.

Employed at FOCUS 10 LIFE, Inc. since September 2016.

Accounting

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Karen Ciaglo

Karen is the Accounting Manager and provides daily oversight to FOCUS 10 LIFE, Inc. accounting practices. Karen has over 20 years of accounting experience, earning her CPA designation in 1993. She has held a variety of accounting positions, including four years with the Hartford Steam Boiler Insurance Company and four years with Ernst & Young LLP as a senior accountant.

Karen holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics/Accounting from College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA. She passed her CPA Examination in November 1993.

Employed at FOCUS 10 LIFE, Inc. since May 2014.

 

 

IT Management

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Philip Crevier

Phil is the Director of IT and has over 30 years of experience developing and managing information systems in the life and health insurance and employee benefits industries. His business experience covers a broad range of areas with insurance carriers and TPAs, including actuarial, product development, sales support, underwriting, billing and collection, claims, valuation and compliance.

His technical experience is equally broad and includes software design and development, management of illustration and administrative systems and the networks that deploy them and is the architect of the FOCUS 10 LIFE, Inc. billing/collection/eligibility/quote engine.

Phil holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Trinity College, Hartford, CT.

Employed at FOCUS 10 LIFE, Inc. since 2001.

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Iuliana Truia

Iuliana is the Manager of IT and has over 15 year of experience developing and managing information systems in life and health insurance, stock options administration, financial, and manufacturing industry. Her expertise includes Project Management, Database Design and Development, Data Management and Custom Reporting.

Prior joining FOCUS 10 LIFE, Inc., Iuliana has also held Data Analyst, Data Conversions Specialist, and Project Engineer positions at Transcentive LLC., Computershare Corp. and Solium Capital Inc.

Iuliana holds a Master of Science and a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Bucharest. She is also an Oracle Certified Developer since 2003.

Employed at FOCUS 10 LIFE, Inc. since 2012.

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Doug Haines

Doug is the Senior Architect of Software Development and has over 15 years of experience in every aspect of the software development lifecycle, as a .Net Full Stack Developer. Doug’s software development experience is heavily weighted towards the Insurance industry, including but not limited to Property/Casualty and Life & Disability. He has primarily focused on web applications, including Administrative Portal and Online Enrollment Applications.

Doug holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Westfield State University.

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