George K. Reese, III

President & CEO, CLU, REBC, RHU

George is the Chief Executive Officer, member of the Board of Directors and responsible for the overall vision, strategy and execution. He has been CEO since establishing Employee Navigator in 2008 with Walter Hill. Prior to founding Employee Navigator, George was the founder and CEO of FlexAmerica, Inc., which was acquired by private equity firm in 2007. FlexAmerica was an independent TPA of consumer based healthcare, transportation and COBRA benefits, servicing over 3,500 companies employing over 1.2 million eligible employees. George's pioneering use of debit card technologies, web based self-service portals, BPO services in India and benefits expertise enabled FlexAmerica to grow and maintain over 97% customer satisfaction.

Prior to founding FlexAmerica, George was a partner at an employee benefit brokerage agency for 8 years. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Business from St. Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire. George is also a Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU), Registered Employee Benefit Consultant (REBC), Registered Health Underwriter (RHU) and Certified Flex Consultant (CFCI). He resides outside Washington, DC with his wife and 5 sons.

John Crowley

CTO and Chief Architect

John is head of technology and architecture as well a partner of Employee Navigator and is responsible for the software development, architecture and security. Prior to joining Employee Navigator in 2008, John spent 11 years as a Lead Software Engineer at AOL. His responsibilities included developing a globally distributed HTTP proxy system, writing web server plugins for AOL's Screen Name Service and OpenID, and he holds a patent for his work on AOL's parental control software. Prior to joining AOL, John worked at ADP developing analytic software. He received a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from St. Joseph's University and resides in Bethesda, Maryland with his wife and son.

Cherie Marks

VP of Quality Assurance

Cherie is the VP of Quality Assurance, a partner of Employee Navigator, and is responsible for ensuring the quality and accuracy of the software. During her tenure at Employee Navigator, Cherie has been responsible for business operations including electronic data interchanges, ACA employer reporting, implementation, and client management. Prior to joining Employee Navigator, Cherie worked at FlexAmerica where she managed the administrative operations of CareFirst's BlueFund portfolio. She also directed operational initiatives for the benefits administration firm, including on and off-shore claims and check processing. Cherie has also directed teams responsible for implementation, enrollment services, client management and data support services. She has been in the insurance and benefits industry since 2001, with additional experience in property & casualty insurance and insurance licensing regulation. Cherie received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Nevada, Reno and resides in Hagerstown, Maryland with her husband and two daughters.

Andy Hasselwander

VP of Product

Andy is the Vice President of Product, responsible for overall product strategy, roadmap, and requirements. He also leads data science and analytics efforts. Prior to joining Employee Navigator in 2017, Andy led the product team at Collage Group, conceiving of, launching, and maturing three data analytics software products. Andy started his career at MarketBridge, a B2B marketing software company, where he launched and led the Analytics practice, pioneering big data approaches to B2B analytics.

Andy holds an MBA (with Distinction) from NYU-Stern and a BA from Colgate University, Magna Cum Laude. He resides in Bethesda, MD with his wife, daughter, and son.

Audrey Dawson

Director of IT Security

Audrey Dawson is the Director of IT Security at Employee Navigator. In this position, she functions as the dedicated person for protecting and monitoring the security posture of Employee Navigator. She works in concert with the CEO and CTO to ensure all necessary security and compliance controls are in place and operating effectively.

Prior to joining Employee Navigator, Audrey received a Bachelors of Science degree from Auburn University at Montgomery, and spent the earlier part of her career working at several government agencies assisting in implementing various security programs. She later made a switch from government to public sector and spent several years working as the Senior Manager of IT Compliance for a large BI software company in which she designed, implemented, and managed the company’s compliance and security program (including SOX, SOC2, ISO 27001, HIPAA, Safe Harbor, and PCI DSS programs). She currently resides in Clifton, VA with her husband and three children.