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About / Leadership

Meet the bswift team.

The experience you have with our technology is as important to us as the experience you have with our team. Our people simplify benefits administration so that you can focus on what matters most: your people.

Get to know the bswift leadership team.

Ted Bloomberg

Chief Executive Officer

Ted is a health care delivery executive with 25 years of leadership experience. He is responsible for bswift’s strategic vision, growth and culture.

Amit Jain

Chief Operating Officer

Amit has over 25 years of executive operational experience in benefits administration, management consulting and human capital management. He is responsible for service operations and delivery at bswift.

Sue Thomson

Chief Growth Officer

Sue brings more than 25 years of leadership experience driving growth for industry leaders.

Steve Mills

Chief Financial Officer

Steve brings over 25 years of leadership experience to bswift. He is responsible for leading Finance and Accounting.

John Herbst

Chief Legal Officer

John brings over 20 years of experience to bswift and leads the corporate legal department.

Natalie Atwood

Chief People Officer

Natalie has over 15 years of experience in the HR industry and leads HR at bswift.

Becky Whitehead

Executive Vice President, Engineering

Becky has over 20 years of engineering leadership experience leading software technology organizations in the healthcare and financial industries.

Mitch Hood

Chief Information Security Officer

Mitch is the Chief Information Security Officer and brings over 20 years of experience to bswift.

John Hansen

Executive Vice President, Strategic Product Management

John brings 35 years of administration technology experience to bswift. He is responsible for delivering on our product investments and vision for our clients.

Adam Hostetter

Head of Operational Excellence

Adam brings 19 years of experience delivering technology solutions for financial and healthcare companies to bswift.

Julie Williams

Senior Vice President, Direct Client Services

Julie brings over 25 years of experience supporting large clients, with HR as well as health and retirement outsourcing and consulting.

Eric Strom

Senior Vice President, Service Center

Eric leads bswift’s Service Center and brings over 25 years of experience in the benefits administration industry.

Justin Burns

Senior Vice President, Specialty Services

Justin brings over 18 years of client-centric leadership to bswift’s specialty solutions, technology and product development initiatives.

Tracey Eisman

Senior Vice President, People Development

Tracey has more than 25 years of experience leading large-scale programs in Fortune 100 organizations focusing on people development, advancing talent and operational improvement.

Vinita Pilani

Senior Vice President, Product & User Experience Engineering

Vinita has over 25 years of technology leadership experience across three continents in the employee benefit administration and financial industries.

Todd Kuhse

Senior Vice President, Engineering

Todd has over 20 years of experience of hands-on application development and leading software development teams in the healthcare and technology consulting industries.

Mike Brown

Senior Vice President, Relationship Management

Mike brings 20 years of expertise in benefits administration, management, and technology.

Maria Keller

Senior Vice President, Marketing and Communication

Maria is a marketing and communication professional with 23 years of experience in the employer healthcare and benefits administration space.

Robert Miller

Senior Vice President, Growth Strategy

Robert is the SVP of Growth Strategy and is responsible for the execution of growth and retention initiatives across the organization, including sales operations, RFP responses and client renewal processes.

Jim Rigdon

Senior Vice President, Sales

Jim brings 23 years of sales and client management experience to bswift. He is responsible for influencing bswift’s solutions to meet market demands, expanding bswift’s position in the market and achieving its growth objectives.

Don Garlitz

Senior Vice President, Channel Partners

Don leads channel business sales and business development as well as partner development for bswift.

bswift Advisory Council

At bswift, we’re driven to deeply understand and meet the needs of our clients and their employees. The bswift Advisory Council, comprised of a group of industry leaders and experts, provides us with strategic guidance and insights that help us deliver a cutting-edge, results-driven benefits administration solution for our customers.


Dave Mankowski

Dave Mankowski

Dave is a growth executive with 25 years of experience in creating value for clients and business with expertise in go-to-market strategies, new business development, e-commerce, digital marketing, and managed services.

Michael Sigmund

Michael brings deep expertise in Healthcare, Wellness, Fintech, Insurance, Retirement, Employee Benefits, and broader HR technology and digital solutions. He has served as President and/or Chief Commercial Officer of several leading firms in the Human Capital Management space.


Maria Yao

Maria is a professional services executive with more than 25 years of experience leading client delivery operations at Alight Solutions, Aon, and Hewitt Associates.