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The Management Team

James J. Wilk

Jim Wilk

Chief Executive Officer
Benefit Together, Inc.

Prior to founding Benefit Together, Jim was Senior Partner and Chief Administrative Officer at J.D. Power and Associates. He served as the chief executive leading the company’s Healthcare, Hotel, and Travel practices, while managing and transforming all support functions to prepare J.D. Power for successful acquisition by McGraw-Hill.

From 1990 to 1998, Jim was Health Net’s Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Administrative Services. During this span, he provided senior management leadership through substantial organizational reconfiguration and evolution, including conversion to for-profit status and two mergers that resulted in his designation as the chief transition executive for the 1995 Blue Cross $6 billion mega-merger.

Jim’s strong passion for customer satisfaction and loyalty has driven organizational growth and excellence throughout his career, and resulted in Jim becoming Health Net’s Chief Loyalty Officer. In this role, he created and led the firm’s WellRewards program for 2 million healthcare members.

These healthcare related corporate roles were preceded by senior executive positions in Fortune 500 companies including: CitiCorp, Bell Atlantic, Johnson & Johnson, and Allied Chemical, now Honeywell. Jim lives by his strong principles of hard work, integrity, and making an impact, stemming from his Midwestern roots. He and his wife of 32 years, Barbara, have three sons and reside in Indian Wells, California with their two teacup poodles.


Christian G. Fea

Christian Fea

Chief Technology Officer
Benefit Together, Inc.

As Chief Technology Officer, Christian brings Benefit Together a deep background in IT and systems consulting and hands on development.   His love of, and expertise in, marketing – especially Internet marketing – is an important aspect of his role in eCommerce solutions development at Benefit Together. Previously, he founded and developed his own successful bank and credit card payment processing company, and as President, led the development team.  Christian’s ability to articulate a strategic systems vision coupled with his skills in creating processing networks to provide merchant systems integration give Benefit Together a unique systems development and performance capability.

Earlier in his career, Christian designed and developed a number of eCommerce systems integration and tracking solutions, including on-line insurance quoting systems and private label processing gateways.  His understanding and expertise developing automated clearinghouse processing and other payment processing systems along with his extensive systems architectural and programming skills in such critical languages as Cold Fusion provide our customers with highly effective data and information systems to meet their needs.

Christian holds a bachelor’s degree in graphic design and marketing from California State University, Northridge.  He lives in Indian Wells where he likes to exercise, create music and implement marketing experiments that answers the question of “what makes a business more profitable?”


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