Meet the Team

AlphaStaff is privately held by New York City-based Accretive and it is led by an executive team that hails from professional employer organizations (PEO), human resource outsourcing firms and insurance and technology companies.

Our leadership team has the vision, insight, and leadership to deliver flexible client-driven hr solutions and superior PEO client services.

Executive Team:


Kyle Kelly

President and CEO

Kyle Kelly, President and CEO, joined AlphaStaff upon its inception in 1997. In this role, Mr. Kelly is responsible for the overall development and supervision of AlphaStaff’s many insurance, human resources and business process outsourcing solutions. Mr. Kelly has been affiliated with AlphaStaff for over 15 years, including as president of AlphaStaff MGA, an AlphaStaff Read more


Daniel M. Franzblau

Vice President of Finance and Planning

Daniel Franzblau, VP of Finance and Planning, joined AlphaStaff in June 2012.  In this role, Mr. Franzblau is AlphaStaff’s lead financial professional supervising accounting, tax, treasury, financial and statutory reporting. Mr. Franzblau’s financial management experience lends itself well to the AlphaStaff client base. Prior to joining AlphaStaff, Mr. Franzblau worked with Robert Half International in Read more


Carrie Cherveny, Esq.

Vice President of Employment Practices

Carrie B. Cherveny, Esq., Vice President of Employment Practices, joined AlphaStaff in July 2012. In this role, Ms. Cherveny oversees the general counsel’s office, EPLI management and HR services and is involved in business development. Prior to joining AlphaStaff, Ms. Cherveny had over 15 years of experience as an employment attorney and as a human Read more


Jason Holbrook

Vice President, Operations

Jason Holbrook, Vice President of Operations, joined AlphaStaff in 2004. Over the past decade Mr. Holbrook has held many roles and has had varying responsibilities within AlphaStaff including Implementation Specialist, Six Sigma Project Manager, Risk Mitigation and Revenue Manager, and Director of Implementation. These, among other roles, have provided Mr. Holbrook with the professional experience Read more


Grace Murillo Esq.

Associate General Counsel

Grace Murillo, Esq., Associate General Counsel, joined AlphaStaff in December, 2014. In this role, Ms. Murillo provides support for escalated and/or complex employee relations issues, handles vendor and PEO contracts and provides compliance services to our clients. Prior to joining AlphaStaff, Ms. Murillo worked in private practice, focusing on labor and employment counseling and litigation, Read more


Annette Ginsbourger

Director of Agency Development and Risk Solutions

Annette Ginsbourger, Director of Agency Development and Risk Solutions, joined AlphaStaff in 2000 and again in 2013. Ms. Ginsbourger has held many roles within the organization, beginning with HR account executive, claims examiner and loss control specialist, to name a few. In her current role, she oversees property and casualty (P&C) insurance sales, risk management Read more


Ann Margaret Montini

Director of Benefits and Project Management Operations

Ann Margaret Montini, Director of Benefits and Project Management Operations, joined AlphaStaff in January 2015. In this role, Ms. Montini oversees the benefits implementation, benefits administration, and benefits reconciliation team responsible for servicing our clients’ benefits needs for our master policies and client-sponsored plans. Project Management Operations responsibilities include overseeing special projects, including enhancements to Read more


Carrie Sadler

Director of Client Retention and Corporate Business Development

Carrie Sadler, Director of Client Retention and Corporate Business Development, joined AlphaStaff in 2004. In this role, Ms. Sadler spearheads the company’s client retention efforts and also contributes to and participates with AlphaStaff’s Agency Development team. Ms. Sadler has held numerous positions within the organization and has over 20 years of PEO experience, which gives Read more


Christy Hritz

Director of Marketing

Christy Hritz, Director of Marketing, joined AlphaStaff in March 2014. In this role, Mrs. Hritz is responsible for strategic marketing and communications, brand management, public relations, web development and lead generation in support of business development efforts. Ms. Hritz also oversees all graphic design, marketing automation activities, advertising, and promotional and print vendor relations, and Read more


Cynthia L. Walsh

Director of Recruiting

Cynthia L. Walsh, Director of Recruiting, first joined AlphaStaff in 2004 then returned in 2013. In this role, Ms. Walsh oversees talent acquisition and brings with her 18 years of recruiting experience including recruiting strategy development with an emphasis on seeking out the best candidates on the marketplace and managing the search process, retained executive Read more


Kevin Plass

Assistant Controller

Kevin Plass, Assistant Controller, joined AlphaStaff in July 2012. In this role, Mr. Plass maintains the accounting system and Chart of Accounts in order to accurately record all financial transactions and present a fair representation of the entity’s financial position. His education and knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) allows him to effectively report Read more


Kim Lowe

Director of Benefit Solutions

Kim Lowe, Director of Benefit Solutions, first joined AlphaStaff in 2013 and again in December 2014. In this role, Ms. Lowe oversees the health benefits agency AlphaStaff MGA as well as ACA compliance and reporting for all of AlphaStaff’s client companies. Ms. Lowe has over 20 years experience in benefits on both the carrier and Read more


Leo Golowinski

Director of Operations and Implementation Services

Leo Golowinski, Director of Operations and Implementation Services, joined AlphaStaff in November 2005. In this role, Mr. Golowinski oversees product delivery in the areas of payroll services, client onboarding, and new technology adoption. Prior to this role, Mr. Golowinski also worked within AlphaStaff in project management, business analytics, quality assurance and stood up the following Read more


Marissa Lee

Director of HR Services SMB

Marissa Lee, Director of HR Services SMB, joined AlphaStaff in January 2015. In this role, Ms. Lee is responsible for leading HR operations and HR managers, generalists and coordinators servicing SMB accounts; managing day-to-day delivery of human resources services to our client companies; developing metrics and measurements for the delivery of HR services; designing operational Read more


Matthew Kefford

Director of Information Technology

Matthew Kefford, Director of Information Technology, joined AlphaStaff in June 2014. In this role, Mr. Kefford oversees the Applications Development and Infrastructure teams that support critical business applications and the user communities that use them, both in the Fort Lauderdale and Atlanta offices. He has over ten years of experience managing and supporting IT Operations. Read more


Oscar D. Ibars

Chief of Staff

Oscar D. Ibars, Chief of Staff, joined AlphaStaff in February 2015. In this role, Mr. Ibars supports the president and CEO as well as the board chairman in the execution of organizational initiatives to drive profitability and company strategy. Prior to joining AlphaStaff, Mr. Ibars worked in Financial Planning & Analysis and Quality Improvement & Read more