Read about each one of our Management team.
Derek is responsible for overseeing the contracts processing and workflow for the acquisition of all policies purchased through Montage Financial. Derek has been with our firm since 2003 and has been a valuable contribution to our organization, having helped to augment our policy oversight through the installment of a proprietary software tracking and management program. In addition to his underwriting duties, Derek also helps to maintain excellent relations with investors. After studying Kinesiology at California State University at Long Beach, several years ago, Derek was introduced into the Life Insurance industry and shortly thereafter obtained his life agent license and became involved with Life Settlements.
Blaine founded Montage Financial Group in 2002.
He leads our business operations and is responsible for new business and corporate strategy. Strong Entrepreneurial instincts, technical expertise and creative marketing skills have earned Blaine and his company recognition throughout his career. Blaine has demonstrated the ability to assemble peer teams and strategic alliances to construct and effectuate successful new enterprises and turn around opportunities. In addition to his professional duties, Blaine has an extensive history as an international conference speaker and teacher on a variety of topics. He holds a BA from the University of California in Pomona, California, majoring in Finance, and has accrued credit toward an MBA from that same institution.
Mike oversees the processes relating to the servicing of all policies currently under management by Montage Financial. Mike joined our team in 2006, bringing with him his extensive experience in the management of complex operations; an asset as Mike administers policy data analysis and discrete tracking systems of the insureds. Mike also aids in the acquisition of policies and in maintaining excellent relations with investors, whom have trusted the care of their policies to Montage. Moreover, he presides over the processing of all contracts and works with employees to make sure everyone has received the required Anti-Fraud training crucial to virtually all aspects of Montage transactions. Mike holds a BS degree in Criminal Justice from the California State University, Los Angeles.