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.
Chief Operating Officer
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.
President and Chief Marketing Officer
As the President and 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 family.
Hope Berg, CPA®
Chief Financial Officer
A seasoned accounting professional, Hope Berg has over 16 years of public and industry
accounting experience. She joined FCE Benefit Administrators, Inc. in March 2017 and held
various leadership positions before assuming the CFO role, including Director of Financial
Reporting where she successfully transitioned financial reporting functions from TMS to FCE
for over 200 health and welfare plans.
Prior to Joining FCE, Hope was an auditor at KPMG where she was engaged in audit services with several Fortune 500 companies and nonprofit organizations, including Valero Energy, Rackspace Technology, NuStar Energy, and Make-A-Wish Foundation. She also served as a managing partner at a startup company.
Hope received her license to practice as a Certified Public Accountant in Texas in 2011. She also attended Tsinghua University in Beijing, China and Dresden University of Technology in Dresden, Germany. She earned a Master of Accountancy Degree with an emphasis in Auditing and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting from the University of Texas at San Antonio.
She is also a member of the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Chief Risk Officer
David Carney is an Air Force veteran and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration with emphasis in Accounting from Northeastern State University and a Master
of Business Administration degree with an emphasis in finance from Charleston Southern University.
David has over fifteen years of Accounting and Finance experience along with ten years of experience in the Life, Accident and Health Insurance industry.
David has served in many different roles within the Health Insurance industry to include Manager of Accounting and Financial Reporting, Director of Business and Risk,
and Associate Vice President of Risk and Oversight.
Chief Information Officer
Having joined FCE in his current role in 2014, Tony brings more than 20 years of Information Technology experience to the company, spanning Non-Profit,
Banking, Manufacturing, Education, and Insurance.
Tony earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Technical Management and his AAS in Network Administration. He is a certified Microsoft Certified Solutions
Expert (MCSE), Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) and Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA). Tony has served in the U.S. Air Force and is a Desert
FCE Chief Legal Counsel
Frank has been a Texas licensed attorney since 1999, and in his law practice, Ford Law Firm, PLLC he focused primarily on civil litigation.
Over his career, Frank worked for private law firms and the Bexar County District Attorney. He is licensed in all four U.S. District Courts
in Texas, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court.
In addition, Frank has served in the U.S. Army, Texas Army National Guard, and the Army Reserve. He has over 30 years of service and achieved
the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. He participated in Operation Desert Storm as a Cavalry Scout, served two tours in Afghanistan as a Judge Advocate,
and served as the Legal Officer for an Army unit tasked with supporting civilian disaster and pandemic response operations. He has received numerous
awards including the Bronze Star Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal, and the Army Commendation Medal with V device (for valor).
Frank attended Texas State University where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, then Texas Tech University School of Law on a Regents’
Scholarship where he earned his Juris Doctor.