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Meet The Team

Affordable Health Benefits for
Small to Mid-Size Businesses

Leadership

Jasmine Bibb, Director of Customer Experience

Chad Buskirk,
Chief
Accounting
Officer

Robert Hamilton, Executive Vice President of Sales

Mike Schroeder, Founder and President

Terri White,
Director of
Marketing

Christopher Zirke,
General Counsel

Regional Sales Leaders

Ryan Audin

Eddie Castro

Kenny Fritz

Tim Ott

Robert Pace

Jack Schroeder

Michael Soeder

Steve Sopko

Steve Sullivan

Sam Walters

Jasmine Bibb, Director of Customer Experience

Jasmine Bibb,
Director of Customer Experience

As an experienced health insurance professional, Jasmine has acquired a diverse skillset of experiences that include small, mid-size and large employer strategic initiatives, new business development, client management, market research, and product development.

As Director of Customer Experience, Jasmine is responsible for facilitating ownership of customer experience excellence throughout the organization. She works closely with all internal business units, clients and advisors to ensure Roundstone’s vision for customer experience excellence strategically aligns with the expectations and goals, that contribute to a sustainable mutual relationship.

Jasmine received her Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Ursuline College, and a Bachelor of Science in Communication Studies from Ohio University.

Chad Buskirk

Chad Buskirk,
Chief Accounting Officer

Chad Buskirk is Chief Accounting Officer of Roundstone Management, Ltd. Chad offers twenty-two years of accounting experience and eighteen years of insurance related experience with responsibilities in the self‐insurance, property and casualty, workers compensation, cost-containment and the regulatory environment. Roundstone develops and manages innovative captive/self‐insurance solutions for a variety of exposures, including health insurance, malpractice, voluntary benefits, transportation, warranty and workers’ compensation.

Prior to joining Roundstone, Chad served as Director of Accounting for a health insurance administrator that was a multiyear winner of the Weatherhead 100 Award for Northeast Ohio’s fastest growing companies. As part of Chad’s role with the health insurance administrator, Chad participated in the management of an Ohio licensed multiple employer welfare arrangement (MEWA) for more than six years and was actively involved in the ongoing management of the administrator’s self‐insured program. In addition, Chad was involved in the start‐up and/or management of multiple healthcare related businesses including a claims & eligibility auditing company, utilization review company, two healthcare related internet based businesses and an Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation managed care organization. Before entering the healthcare field, Chad spent four years in the public sector of accounting.

Chad received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from Baldwin Wallace College in Berea, Ohio.

Robert Hamilton

Robert Hamilton,
Executive Vice President
of Sales and Marketing

Since March 2016, Rob Hamilton has served as Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Roundstone Management. Rob’s primary responsibilities include prospecting and new business development, targeting mid-size employers.

Roundstone develops and manages innovative captive/self-insurance solutions for a variety of exposures, including health insurance, malpractice, voluntary benefits, transportation, warranty and workers’ compensation.

In addition to managing the Marketing department at Roundstone, Rob maintains direct oversight of the sales team including pipeline development, recruitment and training, while maintaining an industry leading client retention rate.

Rob offers over 20 years of executive sales leadership experience and P&L responsibility. Rob’s expertise in the wholesale distributor model has proven invaluable by working with intermediaries and expanding Roundstone’s national footprint with its innovative, group medical insurance products.

Rob received a bachelor’s degree in industrial technology from Eastern Illinois University. Originally from the Chicago area, Rob has lived in Cleveland, Ohio since 1999.

Mike Schroeder

Mike Schroeder,
Founder and President

Since 2005, Michael A. Schroeder has served as President of the Roundstone organization. Roundstone develops, underwrites and manages captive/self-insurance solutions.

Mike offers more than twenty-five years of insurance industry management experience. Mike delivers a track record of building and leading fast growing, innovative insurance businesses.

Prior to joining Roundstone, Mike served as Vice President and General Counsel for an insurance company while it transitioned into a NASDAQ listed AM Best A rated insurer. Mike was also the founder of a medical malpractice underwriter and shepherded its rapid growth prior to an acquisition by a large specialty insurer. Mike held senior level executive positions with a publicly held worker’s compensation insurer, a non-standard auto insurer and served as an associate of a Cleveland law firm.

Mike is a frequent speaker for trade associations, conferences and is published as an insurance thought leader in magazines, journals and newspapers throughout the country.

Mike Schroeder received his Juris Doctorate from The Ohio State University College of Law and received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Tulane University.

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Terri White,
Director of Marketing

Terri joins Roundstone with a track record of success in the technology industry through modern digital marketing, branding, and demand generation programs. Previously, she served as Vice President of Corporate Marketing at Information Builders and has also held strategic communications and marketing management roles at Antenna Software (now Pegasystems).

 

A results-driven and passionate marketing leader, Terri is responsible for branding initiatives and directing Roundstone’s marketing organization to retain and grow its employer client base and advisor relationships.

 

Terri received a bachelor of Science in Finance from The Ohio State University. In addition to being a marketing nerd, she loves rock and roll, anything Italian and NY Times Crossword puzzles. Having recently relocated to the CLE from NYC, Terri is happy to be “back in the Buckeye”.

Christopher Zirke, General Counsel

Christopher Zirke,
General Counsel

Chris comes to Roundstone from the Gertsburg Law Firm, where he was the Chief Operating Officer (Integrator) for the past year, overseeing the firm’s four main verticals-marketing, operations, finance and administration.  Prior to stepping into the COO role, Chris’ practice was focused on franchise law – counseling and advising both franchisors and franchisees throughout their respective business cycles.  As a former business owner and franchisee, Chris understood the legal and operational challenges that accompany both franchisors and franchisees.  Chris guided franchisees through franchise selection, FDD review, pre-operations, operations and post operation issues.  In addition, Chris’ practice focused on making sure his clients understood their supply and indirect spend cubes.  Chris educated his clients on understanding their supplier agreements and emphasized that the most effective supplier agreements are also used as business tools to maximize efficiency and drive profit.

Prior to the Gertsburg Law Firm, Chris was the Vice President and General Counsel at Corporate United, Inc., one of nation’s largest private sector group purchasing organizations comprised of over 400 Fortune 1000 companies.   Chris oversaw all legal operations of Corporate United and drove efficiencies with the sales, account management, sourcing and human resource teams.  Prior to joining Corporate United, Chris led all RFx events for KeyBank’s Corporate Real Estate department and negotiated third party sourcing contracts across multiple lines of business for the bank. 

In 2004, Chris formed Blue Falcon Franchise Group, LLC and served as the CEO and Managing Member for 10 years.  Under his leadership, the company owned and operated multiple Jimmy John’s, Moe’s Southwest Grill and Soccer Shots franchises. 

Outside the practice of law, Chris is an avid Cleveland sports and Seinfeld fan (Festivus, anyone?).  He was a member of the board of directors for Options for Family & Youth and now serves on the leadership team at Grace Church in Middleburg Heights.  Chris lives in Berea with his wife Heather, daughter Aurelia, and son Kip. He loves to travel with his family as much as possible.  In 2014, Chris and Heather received the Distinguished Visitor Award by the Aruba Tourism Authority.

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Ryan Audin,
Regional Practice Leader

Ryan Audin serves as Regional Practice Leader and is responsible for several states including; ID, MT, OR, WA, and WY. He has been with Roundstone since 2021. Ryan is focused on finding solutions that help small to mid-market employers contain costs and take back control of their healthcare spend. Ryan has over fifteen years of experience in sales and healthcare consulting, with experience in group management for PEOs and TPAs.

Roundstone has revolutionized the health care industry by providing turnkey solutions for the three essential requirements of a successful health benefit plan; Funding Strategy, Claims Management and Cost Containment.

This unique solution has transformed the health care marketplace by offering transparency of claim detail, control over plan design and a variable solution for cost savings. Using this solution, Ryan assists in sourcing the market’s best resources for curbing the rising costs of pharmacy, and tools such as healthcare advocate services, biometric testing and wellness initiatives.

Ryan is an avid FSU fan.  In his spare time Ryan enjoys golfing whenever the sun is shining and loves mountain sports when snow is on the ground. 

Eddie Castro

Eddie Castro,
Regional Practice Leader

Eddie Castro serves as a Regional Practice Leader and is responsible for several states including; DC, DE, KY, MD, VA, and WV. Eddie holds Insurance licenses in Life, Health, Property and Casualty and Variable Annuities and is a member of The Risk Insurance Management Society. Eddie enjoys working with both Benefit Consultants as well as their Clients to help them control the cost of their healthcare spend by Introducing them to alternative self-funding strategies offered by Roundstone.

Roundstone’s unique solution has transformed the health care marketplace by offering transparency of claim detail, control over plan design and a variable solution for cost savings. Using this solution, Eddie assists in sourcing the market’s best resources for curbing the rising costs of pharmacy, and tools such as healthcare advocate services, biometric testing, and wellness initiatives.

Working in the Insurance industry for over 20 years, Eddie has led a dynamic career in sales and sales management. He attended Bowling Green State University as well as Baldwin Wallace University with a focus on Business Management.  Eddie is married to his wife Joanne, and together with their 4 children live in North Royalton, Ohio. He enjoys all types of music, fitness, yoga and meditation.  

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Kenny Fritz,
Regional Practice Leader

Kenny Fritz serves as a Regional Practice Leader and is responsible for several states including; Ohio, Michigan and Indiana.  As a former employee benefits broker, Kenny is dedicated to solving complex insurance concerns and helping advisors design a comprehensive benefit program tailored to their clients.   By only working with employee benefit advisors/brokers, Kenny collaborates to create benefit packages that deliver beneficial long-term cost and claim containment.

Kenny bring 20 years of experience in the employee benefits industry. He received a Bachelor of Business Administration from DeVry University.  Kenny is married to his soul mate and is the proud father of two daughters.  In his spare time, you can find him on the golf course, following sports and watching his kids change the world.

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Tim Ott,
Regional Practice Leader

Tim Ott serves as Regional Practice Leader and is responsible for several states including MA, ME, NH, VT, RI, and NY.  He joined Roundstone with 14 years of benefit industry experience including running his own agency and working for two benefit carriers. Tim came to Roundstone with the desire to be part of the solution that today’s health benefit marketplace desperately needs.

Tim is dedicated to solving complex insurance problems and helping advisors design exciting, new benefit solutions tailored to their clients.   He partners exclusively with benefit advisors/brokers to create benefit packages that deliver turnkey solutions for the three essential requirements of a successful health benefit plan: Cost containment, plan design customization and data transparency.

Tim and his wife are blown away by two amazing daughters and are both passionate fighters for the cause of helping to prevent the spread of human trafficking.  Tim enjoys spending time with family, friends, anything outdoors and his latest, favorite sport, tennis.

Robert Pace

Robert Pace,
Regional Practice Leader

Bob Pace serves as Regional Practice Leader and is responsible for several states including; NC, SC, and TX. Bob is passionate about helping employers save money on their healthcare spend and he enjoys working with customer to discover the best solution for their specific needs. By working with employee benefit advisors/consultants, Bob collaborates to create a plan that provides a complete solution for employers.

Roundstone’s unique solution has transformed the health care marketplace by offering transparency of claim detail, control over plan design and a variable solution for cost savings. Using this solution, Bob assists in sourcing the market’s best resources for curbing the rising costs of pharmacy, and tools such as healthcare advocate services, biometric testing and wellness initiatives.

Since 1988, Bob has led a dynamic career in sales and sales management in numerous industries including technology, printing and insurance. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry and Economics from Denison University.  Bob is a proud father to one son and married to his college sweetheart. He enjoys sports and travel. 

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Jack Schroeder,
Regional Practice Leader

Jack Schroeder serves as Regional Practice Leader and is responsible for several states including; PA, NJ, and CT. He has been with Roundstone since 2019. Jack is focused on finding solutions that help small to mid-market employers contain costs and take back control of their healthcare spend. Jack has been in the Insurance Industry since 2016, with experience in Medicare Supplement/Advantage and Medical Stop Loss Captives.

Founded in 2003, Roundstone offers employers a better alternative to ever-increasing health insurance costs. Delivering transparency, control, and cost savings to employers and employees throughout the states. 

Jack was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. He attended St Edward High School and later received his bachelors degree from The Ohio State University.  After graduation, Jack lived in Florida and worked for United Healthcare/Optum. Jack is a die-hard Cleveland sports and Ohio State Buckeye fan. When not working, Jack enjoys fishing on Lake Erie and playing golf.

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Michael Soeder​,
Regional Practice Leader

Michael Soeder serves as Regional Practice Leader and is responsible for several states including; MN, ND, SD, NE, UT, KS, IA and OK. Mike is focused on prospecting, new business development, and building partnerships with key advisors in his area to deliver cost containment solutions to mid-size employers.

Since 2005, Roundstone has revolutionized the health care industry by providing turnkey solutions for the three essential requirements of a successful health benefit plan; Funding Strategy, Claims Management, and Cost Containment.

Mike received a Bachelor of Business Administration from Cleveland State University. In his spare time, you can find him on the golf course, following sports and watching his kids change the world. Michael is married to his wife Megan, and together with their children Sammy, Ella and Olivia live in Mentor, OH. He has a love for baseball, playing golf and bocce. Mike is also a huge Cleveland Browns and Indians fan.

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Steve Sopko,
Regional Practice Leader

Steve Sopko serves as Regional Practice Leader and is responsible for several states including; IL, MO, and WI. He has been with Roundstone since 2019. Steve is focused on prospecting, new business development, and building partnerships with key advisors in his area to deliver cost containment solutions to mid-size employers.

Since 2005, Roundstone has revolutionized the health care industry by providing turnkey solutions for the three essential requirements of a successful health benefit plan; Funding Strategy, Claims Management, and Cost Containment.

Steve comes to Roundstone after spending 25 years in the medical device industry as a sales representative, sales trainer, and regional sales mgr. with two Fortune 500 medical companies. Most recently as General Manager North America of sales & operations for Dynamic Controls, based out of New Zealand.

Steve attended Kent State University and Tiffin University, in pursuit of a degree in Business Management. Born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio he is a fan of all things Cleveland especially the professional sports teams. He resides in Avon, Ohio with his wife Linda and his two children Jake and Katie. Steve enjoys spending time with friends, family, traveling, and activities on the water or near a beach!

Steve Sullivan

Steve Sullivan,
Regional Practice Leader

Steve Sullivan serves as Regional Practice Leader and is responsible for several states including; AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MS, and TN. Steve’s primary responsibilities include prospecting and new business development, targeting mid-size employers.

Since 2005, Roundstone has been a leading innovator in providing group captive solutions for a variety of exposures, including health insurance, malpractice, voluntary benefits, transportation, warranty and workers’ compensation.

Steve comes to Roundstone with over 20 years of marketing and sales leadership experience in both the biotech and medical device industries. He has helped launch several successful start-ups. Steve’s broad expertise in the healthcare industry and in depth understanding of the healthcare system are invaluable assets to the Roundstone team.

Steve earned his MBA from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia and a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from Pennsylvania State University.

Originally from the Philadelphia area, Steve has lived in Rocky River, OH since 2004 with his wife, Anette and 2 children; Olivia and Colton.

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Sam Walters,
Regional Practice Leader

Sam Walters serves as Regional Practice Leader and is responsible for several states including; AZ, CA, CO, HI, NM, and NV. He has been with Roundstone since 2014. Sam is focused on finding solutions that help small to mid-market employers contain costs and take back control of their healthcare spend. Sam has been in the Insurance Industry since 2005, with experience in Commercial Property & Casualty, P&C Captives, and Medical Stop Loss Captives.

Since 2005, Roundstone has pioneered group captive self-insurance solutions for the health care marketplace, to include health insurance, malpractice, voluntary benefits, as well as other exposures in the area of transportation, warranty and workers’ compensation.

Sam was born and raised in Cleveland. He attended St. Ignatius High School and received a Marketing Degree from Cleveland State University. He’s a huge Cleveland sports and a big Ohio State Buckeye fan. While not traveling, Sam enjoys time fishing on his boat and spending time with friends and family.