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Vice President of Sales and Marketing
Chris Porter is Vice President of Sales & Marketing for FCE. In this leadership role, he has significantly grown FCE’s book-of-business, both in the CRP/AbilityOne
segment of the federal contractor community and in the for-profit community; to this end, he has taken care to cultivate numerous relationships among brokers serving the
Fringe-Benefit market. Though Chris is the VP of Sales & Marketing, he does not relinquish his guidance and care of the client upon finalizing the service agreement;
rather, Chris coordinates various administrative aspects of plan implementation, thereby ensuring that the client enjoys a seamless transition to FCE benefits as well as
monitoring the clients on-going day-to-day Administration.
In addition, Chris works extensively with Government Contractors and Consultants relating to the SCA design structure of benefits, funding strategies, communication and education
of their employee benefit plans. In particular, Chris is an expert on Health Care Reform and provides guidance to clients regarding how the Affordable Care Act will impact their
businesses and overlaps the Service Contract Act (SCA) rules and laws.
Chris earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Economics from Denison University in Granville, Ohio, graduating in 2006.
Regional Vice President of Sales
Eric Hite is the Regional Vice President of Sales. In this role, he is responsible for cultivating relationships with government contractors to
include new and existing relationships as well as educating benefit consultants and brokers concerning the Service Contract Act and Davis Bacon Act.
Eric is responsible for marketing FCE’s many services and providing strong experience and expertise to companies in the eastern region of the country.
Eric brings to FCE over 25 years of employee benefits experience. He has extensive knowledge of the employee benefits market having worked with the
communication, enrollment and administration of benefits with third party service providers, carrier organizations and benefits technology firms. His background
includes core and voluntary benefits, HRIS/payroll services, compliance services and benefits enrollment technology. He advocates and champions changes that address
inefficiencies of employee benefits and serves to make the organizations he worked with better.
A native of Maryland, Eric is a graduate of the University of Baltimore with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. He is also a graduate of
the Leadership Howard County program, providing executive leadership expertise to businesses in the local community. He lives in the Baltimore area with his wife and family.
Sales and Marketing Executive
Josh is a Sales and Marketing Executive at FCE. Through this role Josh has grown FCE’s book of business and continues to cultivate relationships in both the not for profit and
for profit sectors. Josh focuses his efforts on building mutually beneficial, long-term partnerships with brokers. Josh’s hands-on approach as a sales executive is seen not only
in his attention to detail but also through his ability to maintain positive relationships with his clients and brokers � even following the implementation of the group. As a result
of these contacts and partnerships, he continues to stand out and succeed in the business. In fact, FCE counts on Josh to handle many marketing aspects as well, from trade show
organization to conference presentations.
Josh has been with FCE for over 12 years. He has had several roles with the company including Corporate Marketing Coordinator and Senior Account Executive.
A native of Wayzata, MN, Josh earned a Bachelors of Arts degree in International Business from the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, WA. Josh graduated in 2002 and moved to
the San Francisco Bay Area in 2003. After living in San Francisco for 10 years, Josh relocated to Reno, NV where he now lives with his wife and son.
Key Account Coordinator
Jennifer Byrne came to FCE with over 13 years of administrative work in a sales related capacity. Her work has included account management roles, customer service, operations,
office management, accounting assistance and project management. Additionally, she has been an executive assistant to the sales manager and associates during her work as a
During her time here with FCE, she has rapidly grown from an Administrative Assistant, to an Account Coordinator, and is now our Key Account Coordinator here at FCE. She is highly
involved with the Implementation of new groups and enjoys creating those lasting relationships. Additionally, Jennifer assists in supporting our Account Management team in
servicing our current clients and employee’s needs however necessary.
Business Development Manager
Parker Barrineau is a member of the FCE Business Development Team. In this role, he is responsible for cultivating relationships with Government Contractors to include
new and existing relationships as well as educating benefit consultants and brokers about the Service Contract Act (SCA) and Davis Bacon Acts. Parker is responsible for
marketing FCE’s many services, acquiring leads and business in the southern region of the country. Parker graduated from the University of Alabama in 2015 with a
Bachelor of Science degree in Financial Planning and a Master of Science degree in Marketing. While attending the University of Alabama, Parker was member of the Crimson
Tide national championship football team. After graduation, he served as the offensive analyst for the team.
Parker is native of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and now resides in Nashville, Tennessee. He enjoys traveling and outdoor activities, especially snowboarding, hunting, fishing and hiking.
Creative Marketing Manager
Ebony Cook has 15 years of experience in the design and marketing industries. Her degree from ITT Technical Institute in Information
Technology with a focus in Multimedia led her to various creative roles throughout her career.
Prior to joining FCE as the Online Marketing Specialist in July 2018, Ebony served as the Creative Director for a local marketing
company. In this role, Ebony was responsible for the design and development of all in-house projects, as well as designing marketing
content for clients including professional athletes, entertainers, and other businesses.
She is committed to crafting attractive yet functional pieces while adhering to FCE’s guidelines and strategic goals. Ebony’s
passion and proficiency in creating user-friendly layouts and eye-catching designs allows her to produce captivating and a wide range
of media for both digital and print.
Ebony is thankful to work with such a professionally diverse group of people who push her to improve her skills and she is looking
forward to future exciting challenges.