Meet the Team

AlphaStaff is privately held by New York City-based Accretive and it is led by an executive team that hails from  human resources 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 client services.

Executive Team:

Cristina Allan

President and CEO

Cristina Allan initially joined AlphaStaff in 2004 as part of AlphaStaff’s MGA division. During her tenure she held various management and leadership roles, including President & CEO from 2013 to 2015. In 2017, Cristina once again took on the title of President & CEO and is currently responsible for AlphaStaff’s overall business strategy and operations. Cristina has over […] 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

Annette Ginsbourger, Vice President of Client Experience

Annette Ginsbourger

Vice President of Client Experience

Annette Ginsbourger, Vice President of Client Experience, 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 AlphaStaff’s client services departments in order to provide the best […] Read more

Grace Murillo

General Counsel

Grace Murillo, 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, commercial litigation […] Read more

Claudia Vargas


Claudia Vargas, Corporate Controller, joined AlphaStaff in September 2016. In this role, Ms. Vargas assists the VP of Finance and Planning with high-level accounting and finance activities. Ms. Vargas has an extensive accounting background with over 10 years of experience in Big 4 and Fortune 500/Global corporations.  Prior to joining AlphaStaff, she managed the consolidation […] Read more

Kim Lowe

Director of Agency

Kim Lowe, Director of Agency, first joined AlphaStaff in 2013 and again in December 2014. In this role, Ms. Lowe oversees the health benefits agency AlphaStaff MGA. Ms. Lowe has over 20 years experience in benefits on both the carrier and consulting side of the industry. Ms. Lowe is known as a strategic thinker who […] Read more

Marissa Lee

Director of HR Services

Marissa Lee, Director of HR Services, joined AlphaStaff in January 2015. In this role, Ms. Lee is responsible for leading HR operations and HR managers, generalists and coordinators servicing client 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 structure, processes […] Read more

Dorothy Miraglia King

Dorothy Miraglia King, Vice President, Benefits, rejoined AlphaStaff in April of 2017. In her function, Ms. King plans, develops, manages and leads the employee benefits program within the organization. Ms. King has over twenty-five years of employee benefits administration and human resource experience. She is also a subject matter expert in the areas of health […] Read more

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