Gary is a founder and joint-owner of FCE Benefit Administrators, Inc. Along with Steve Porter, he established the company in 1988 to fill a niche in the
Born in Brooklyn, New York, Gary began his career jointly in psychology and probability theory, conducting research and teaching at the undergraduate
and graduate levels at UCLA and CSPC. In 1972, he founded and directed a residential treatment facility in Los Angeles, specializing in the treatment
of substance abusing children and adolescents. He also served as the statistical consultant to Fund Scope, a Stock Market magazine. In 1977 he cofounded
Miller-Beckman, a real estate investment and development company. Gary has also been an owner-operater in the restaurant industry.
While studying at At UCLA Gary earned his B.A. and M.A. degrees in Psychology and was advanced to candidacy for the PhD.
Along with his commitment to FCE, Gary and his wife, Allison devote time to UC Berkeley where they are Vice Chairs on the Parents Fund Board and also
mentor in the Cal Independent Scholars Network.
Chief Operating Officer
Steve Porter is the founder and co-owner of FCE Benefit Administrators, Inc. (FCE), a Bay Area fringe-benefit administrator that has guided top US
defense contractors through the challenging prevailing-wage legislation. Steve honed his expertise in the fringe-benefit and prevailing wage industry
over many years while working in all aspects of the industry and studying all areas of prevailing wage legislation. That expertise resulted in FCE
becoming the leading administrator serving government contractors subject to the Davis Bacon and Service Contract Acts. Steve works closely with FCE
clients to ensure that their employee populations receive a maximum benefit-value within the mandated fringe budget. Steve lent his considerable talents
to help stabilize federal projects in Iraq, Afghanistan, the Marshall Islands, Guam, Puerto Rico, and Antarctica. Among the 250 corporations that
comprise FCE’s primary clients are Javits-Wagner-O’Day companies (the AbilityOne Program) that provide employment opportunities to disabled
Americans and service-disabled veterans.
Since 2013, Steve has served as the co-Vice President of Caminar for the Mental Health Board of San Mateo, CA. Caminar was built on a commitment to
improve community-based support services and opportunities for people with disabilities to enable them to live and work in the communities in which
they reside. Caminar has over 600 employees committed to serving peoples with mental disabilities, residential programs, job plus employment services
and medical clinics. Steve is an active participant in board governance matters and as well as fund raising activities. He was unanimously elected
Board Chair effective July 2016. He retired from the position as Board Chair of Caminar for Mental Health in May 2018. View Letter of Appreciation
A native of Alabama, Steve graduated from Troy University with a degree in Business. He thereafter moved to northern California where he gained
recognition as an accomplished real-estate developer. He remains active in property development, which includes the purchase and renovation of the
historic Highland Dell Lodge, Monte Rio, California. Steve and his family reside in San Mateo, California.
Executive Vice President of Operations
Isaac Domenech brings over 22 years of healthcare revenue cycle management experience to FCE having managed on every level including serving as an
officer for a national healthcare company. During his time in the industry, He has managed the successful implementation and maintenance of hospital
revenue cycle services at some of the largest Healthcare systems in the country. Over his career he has developed a skill set in the development of
organizational infrastructure and has successfully positioned multiple operations and companies in adapting to upcoming changes in both the healthcare
industry and government legislation.
Chief Marketing Officer
As the Chief Marketing Officer, Chris leads the firm’s sales and marketing effort. In this capacity he oversees new product creation, communication
with existing clients and new account formation. His efforts directly support the happiness and well being of the clients he serves through the entire life
cycle of onboarding new clients to maintaining ongoing administration.
Chris began his career as a junior sales associate at FCE in 2006. He increasingly took on more responsibility by expanding his clientele. Chris has extensive
experience working with Service Contract and Davis-Bacon Acts.
Chris earned his BS in Economics from Denison University (2006). He enjoys cycling, skiing and spending time with his wife and son.
Jeff Stewart is Vice President, Legal & Compliance - Chief Legal Counsel of FCE Benefit Administrators, Inc. (FCE). Jeff brings over 25 years of experience to FCE including serving HealthMarkets, Inc. as Deputy General Counsel and Vice President of HealthMarkets’ insurance company subsidiaries. Jeff was Vice President and served on the senior management team of TriPlus Services, Inc., formerly known as Ability Resources, Inc., a third-party administrator located in Framingham, Massachusetts.
Jeff has an extensive litigation and compliance background, including the management of a multi-faceted national litigation docket and budget, while providing oversight and direction of outside counsel enabling the successful resolution of lawsuits through motion practice and/or mediation.
In addition, Jeff served as a legal, compliance, and business advisor to insurance organizations’ senior management, claims, customer care, agency, premium accounting and underwriting departments.
Jeff earned his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Baylor University Hankamer School of Business and Juris Doctor degree from Baylor University Law School in Waco, Texas. He is licensed to practice law in the State of Texas, a member in good standing of the State Bar of Texas and admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas. Jeff is also a member of the San Antonio, Texas Bar Association.
Jeff and his family live in Boerne, Texas where he is involved in serving Kendall County and the Hill Country of Texas in many capacities including serving as a fund raising advisor and committee member for the Hill Country Pregnancy Care Centers’ annual Drive Fore Life Top Golf Tournament.