Jim is a strategic visionary in Global Human Capital Operations and Technology. Throughout his career he has been a primary advisor on innovation for leading multinational organizations, designing and developing several key SaaS technology initiatives, including:
His ability to partner with cross functional teams to ensure each engagement is strategically aligned with business objectives and operated in accordance with agreed upon standards second to none.
Jim has traveled domestically and abroad to conduct strategic Human Capital engagements for a wide array clients. He holds a Bachelor of the Arts in Political Science from Rutgers College. He also holds a Technical Degree from the Chubb Institute.
Michelle is a Director of Critical Path Advisor's Benefits Advisory group. She brings with her 15 years of experience in the insurance industry. In the early part of her career, she worked at a TPA (Third Party Administrator) which has provided her a strong background in helping clients with the growing complexity of plan options. Most of her career has been focused on serving the group benefits market with a focus on delivering exemplary client service, both to the business owner and to employees. She also has extensive experience providing specialized solutions to clients with unique needs.
Michelle holds licensing in Health, Life and Accident. She works with businesses of all sizes to develop customized programs with the specific goals of the client in mind. These objectives vary, including cost containment, talent acquisition/retention, improving employee education, and increasing overall satisfaction, among others. She also specializes in aiding celebrity and other high net worth clients with their nuanced needs.
Michelle graduated from Boston University in 2000 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology. Go Terriers! In her spare time, she enjoys quilting with her mom, vacationing in non-beach locales, and playing with her two 80 lb. lap dogs.
Will is a Director of Critical Path Advisors' Benefits Advisory practice. Will’s priority is to deliver innovative benefit solutions in an ever changing landscape of options. Using the latest available technology and first-hand knowledge, Will strives to provide results that can reduce both the cost and time historically required from employers, while still delivering second to none benefits and service to employees.
Will is a licensed agent in Health, Life, Accident, Property and Casualty Insurance and specializes in group benefits for businesses of all sizes — even those as small as two employees. In addition to focusing his energy on meeting the specialized needs of his clients, his typical benefit offerings include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, paid family leave, short and long term disability.
Will graduated Carnegie Mellon University with a B.S in Economics and Policy & Management in 2004.
John Schroeder is a Director of Critical Path Advisor's HR and Compliance group. He previously served as a highly accomplished Chief Human Resources Officer with more than 20 years of executive-level success in Human Resources, payroll, benefits and recruiting. He is skilled at managing high level complex strategy issues as well as the day-to-day operations of HR. John’s industry experience spans the entertainment, government, financial, and public accounting sectors. His areas of expertise include compliance, risk mitigation, budgeting and finance, contract administration, career development and cultivating a culture of engagement for employees. John understands how a positive corporate culture is critical to a company’s success and he has played a critical role across multiple companies engaging employees to perform better.
John’s excellence in HR was recognized in 2014 when he was nominated by the San Fernando Business Journal for the area’s “Best Human Resources Person.” He holds two certifications in HR, the SHRM-SCP and the SPHR, a Master’s degree from Emory University, where he studied in the Honors Program, and a BA from Hendrix College, where he graduated with Distinction. He also has studied Labor and Employment Law at Emory University School of Law.
Jeff Lewis is the Director of Client Experience of Critical Path Advisors. With 15 plus years in the Human Resources / Business to Business space Jeff has developed strong relationships with clients, business partners, and industry professionals.
Jeff started in this industry as a member of the Paychex Manhattan Team in the Human Resource Services division. During his time there, he became proficient in all things Business Services including Payroll, Health Insurance, Retirement Planning, Workers Comp, and Management Training.
During his tenure at a regional payroll company Jeff and his team grew the Human Capital Management division to one of strongest in the region. The team was recognized as an industry leader and advisory resource in the HCM space through the development of a comprehensive network of strategic partners.
Since joining Critical Path Advisors full time in 2021 Jeff has helped strengthen and cultivate partnerships driving Business Development to new levels.