The Spartan Recoveries Senior Management Team is comprised of highly experienced individuals from the insurance industry now specializing in all aspects of subrogation recovery with noteworthy track records and believe that the growth and development of this sector presents many opportunities. Management has developed a network of contacts including insurance company executives, corporate executives, State Insurance Department and Liquidation Bureau executives, state appointed receivers, investment bankers, institutional investors, entrepreneurs, and attorneys. With this resource base, Management believes that the Company has the potential for continued growth and entre to specific subrogation opportunities. The Managers' philosophy focuses on active involvement and hands-on participation in identifying and closing on subrogation referral and subrogation purchase opportunities.
Kathleen J. Smith, CSRP
Kathleen Smith has over forty years experience in property and casualty insurance claims. Prior to joining Spartan Recoveries (HCRG), Kathleen served as Director of Business Development for Aon Recovery Risk Management Solutions, Director of Recovery for Subrogation Partners, and established its Workers' Compensation Recovery Division which grew he WC recoveries from 250K annually to 3.8M in two years.
Kathleen's experience includes multiple senior management positions in the casualty industry. Her skills in organizational management, process management, and cost control measures have been an asset to Spartan Recoveries and their clients. Her current position at Spartan recoveries enables Kathleen to meld her claim skills with quality management, innovative recovery techniques, staff development and customer service. She has co-written over 12 published articles on subrogation related topics.
Kathleen has a B.S. in Organizational Management from St. Joseph’s College as well as Minor in Human Resources Management, possesses a New York State Property & Casualty License, Life Accident & Health License and received her C.S.R.P designation through the National Association of Subrogation Professionals in 2012.
VP Sales & Client Services
Donna joined Spartan Recoveries in 2014 as Vice President, Sales & Client Services Manager. Since then, Donna has been the face of Spartan to our clients, and a tireless “customer advocate” to make sure all of our clientele receive the service and results they expect.
Prior to Spartan, Donna served in a leadership role in the insurance staffing industry. Before that, she had over 15 years of P&C claims experience as an adjuster and in various managerial positions.
Donna holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, and she is a frequent contributor of subrogation related topics to industry magazines and has posted many interesting articles on LinkedIn.
Thomas Bellman, CSRP
Tom joined Spartan in 2011 and quickly rose to the role of Investigation Supervisor and currently as Office Manager where he is responsible for overseeing our investigation team in the review of claims for potential recovery. In his current role as Office Manager, Tom services our clients with monthly reporting, client inquiries, works with accounting to record and distribute net recoveries to our clients. In addition, he provides a range of staff training programs. Tom has an Associate’s Degree in Business Management, has earned the CSRP designation from the National Association of Subrogation Professionals, as well as holding various state adjuster licenses.
Tom is currently in the process of earning a B.S. Degree in Management at St. Joseph's College.
Dawn Reckmeyer, CSRP
Technical Team Leader
Dawn has over 10 years of experience in subrogation pursuit in addition to seven years of experience as a P&C claims associate at a national carrier. At Spartan, Dawn performs as Team Leader for our recovery specialists. In this role, Dawn provides technical file guidance as well as industry training to her team to increase their level of awareness to build a quality team focused on recovery. Dawn has been instrumental in building our automated Arbitration Module.
Dawn has earned her CSRP designation from the National Association of Subrogation Professionals.
Technical Team Leader
James has over eighteen years experience handling P&C subrogation and has been with Spartan since its onset in 2010. James provides technical file guidance to his team for recovery, investigation, and support functions and has provided Spartan with multiple forms of investigation and statistical resources for all aspects of recovery.
James has earned his P&C Adjuster's License and is currently studying to obtain his CSRP designation.
Dave Martin, CRSP
Property Team Leader
Dave began his career in the insurance industry as a P&C Field Claims Adjuster. Dave has experience handling both Healthcare and P&C subrogation for over 20 years specializing initially in Workers’ Comp recoveries and moving to Property where he leads his team in Commercial and Property recoveries .
Dave achieved his CSRP designation (Certified Subrogation Recovery Professional) from the National Association of Subrogation Professionals in 2014.
Chief Technology Officer
Alistair has over 25 years of experience designing and building enterprise applications. He has managed complex project teams and partnered with business leaders to deliver customer-focused solutions. Alistair accepted the CTO role in June of 2018. Prior to this, he had been working with HCSG on a project basis, rearchitecting internal systems in anticipation of strategic growth and emerging security requirements.
Alistair started his career with Pricewaterhouse Coopers as an auditor and a consultant. He served clients in the retail, financial services, insurance, and manufacturing sectors, spread across Europe, the Middle East, and North America. He has held product marketing and management roles with Hyperion (now a division of Oracle) and has performed the CTO role in two technology startups. He has professional qualifications in accounting and finance, and in engineering. He is originally from the UK but now resides in Connecticut, USA.