Stewart C. Sweda serves as Chief Sales and Marketing Officer for Careington International Corporation and its affiliates, Careington Benefit Solutions as well as Munroe Sutton in the U.K. Mr. Sweda oversees sales, global sales development, an in-house high-performance sales unit, marketing, communications, provider relations and network development. Mr. Sweda began his career with Careington more than 24 years ago as a member service representative. His extensive experience in the discount health care space gives him the product knowledge, market awareness and visionary leadership that contribute daily to Careington's success. Mr. Sweda is a long-time contributing member of the National Association of Dental Plans (NADP) and the Consumer Health Alliance, an organization that advocates for consumers' rights to choose affordable and practical, non-insured health care products and services. In addition to speaking nationally about the discount health care industry, Mr. Sweda serves on the board of directors for non-profit organization Families of World War II Veterans.
A member of the Careington International Corporation family for more than 13 years, Greg T. Rudisill brings decades of experience in employee benefits to Careington, specifically in managed health care and the insured vision care market. In his current role as Senior Vice President of Strategic Partnerships, Mr. Rudisill is responsible for developing relationships with managed care companies, insurance carriers, third party administrators, affinity/association groups and broker and consultant organizations. He helps lead the development of Careington's general agency and TPA services and is also an integral part of new product expansion, ensuring that Careington's unique products and services are innovative in the marketplace and valuable to the consumer.
Bruce Bernstein, Vice President of Strategic Markets at Careington International Corporation, has been in the dental industry for more than 15 years. In his current role, Mr. Bernstein is responsible for the business development of Careington's increasing stateside and international ventures, as well as overseeing the Launch Loyalty division of the company, focused on developing custom discount dental plans to dental practice groups in the U.S. and U.K. During Mr. Bernstein's tenure, he has built and maintained industry-leading, proprietary dental networks, assisted with marketing efforts and helped dental group clients enhance and revamp their existing programs.
Matthew Herrera serves as Assistant Vice President of Sales for Careington International Corporation. In his current role, Matthew is responsible for managing the group sales team and strategizing sales with third party administrators, employer groups, associations and affinity group and government municipalities. He is also an integral part in developing relationships with large employer benefits brokers and ensuring the strength and growth of the company's client accounts. During Mr. Herrera's tenure, he has been instrumental in the continued growth of the company as a market leader. It's through his strategic leadership of the sales team that the company continually develops and designs turnkey programs to meet the growing needs of Careington's clients and broker network.
Charley Erwin serves as Broker Development Manager for Careington International Corporation. Mr. Erwin oversees the broker program and its more than 2,000 outside brokers. Mr. Erwin began his career with Careington more than eight years ago as a Sales Initiator. In his current role. Mr. Erwin recruits brokers, assists with customizing health and lifestyle discount plans for groups, develops email outreach campaigns with potential clients and closes inbound sales calls on a daily basis. He also wholesales Careington's networks to brokers, unions, associations, TPAs and insurance carriers. He contracts, trains and supervises the broker program and ensures its day-to-day success.
Danielle Biondo serves as the Business Development Specialist for Careington International Corporation. In her current role, Ms. Biondo identifies accounts to determine market potential, expands sales in existing accounts by introducing new products and services, recommends new products by evaluating current product results and more. Prior to joining the Careington team, Ms. Biondo had more than 15 years of experience developing business partnerships, evaluating sales and business development opportunities, analyzing market trends and identifying innovative products and services for her customers and clients.