Michael Harris has over 20 years experience as a senior executive in the mortgage servicing and
outsourced corporate services industries. He has proven leadership skills and a track record of
managing superior operational performance while maintaining innovative growth, productivity, and
quality. As a Six Sigma Black Belt he is a strategic leader with ability to apply qualitative
and quantitative analytics to insure maximum results.
Prior to joining Exceleras, Michael owned his own Six Sigma based quality assurance and compliance consulting firm, Jennick, LLC. Michael was also the President of Carrington Property Services, where he was responsible for leading all aspects of the business’s real estate capabilities, including asset disposition, property management, and valuations programs.
Previous to that Mr. Harris was President of Stewart Asset Recovery, which administered all loss mitigation and real estate management and marketing services for Stewart Title. Formerly, Mr. Harris was Vice President of Operations at Corelogic Asset Management where he oversaw all operational responsibilities for the company. He also held the position of Vice President of Operations at Fidelity National Asset Management Solutions where he managed the Western regional office. Through the years Mr Harris has developed a diversified mortgage servicing background which included developing the pilot outsourced management programs for Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and HUD as well as working with the top mortgage servicing and capital markets organizations.
Amy Bergseth serves as Chief Operating Officer of Exceleras, where she is responsible for all
aspects of the company’s day-to-day operations related to software development and helpdesk operations.
She started with the firm in 2007 as a quality assurance manager.
In addition, Bergseth serves as chief client liaison, working with the company’s clients and the business development team to create change orders that will expand the company’s software tools to meet the changing needs of the company’s customers. Amy’s strong leadership, superior attention to detail, and analytical skill set, have made her an asset to internal teams and the Exceleras client base.
Previously, Bergseth served at Raddon Financial Group as a software quality assurance analyst. This was her first exposure to the financial services industry where she helped create software for banks and credit unions.
Prior to entering the industry, Bergseth majored in medical science and worked in medical research, where she was exposed to a great deal of technology that was required to work with a very low tolerance for error. She brought what she learned there to the financial services industry.
Phil Gore serves as the CTO and Chief Architect at Exceleras. Phil has many years of experience building enterprise class software that delivers the features and flexibility leading edge clients require. Phil directs the strategic technology direction for the Exceleras software suite, and orchestrates the efforts of developers, DBAs, and specialists in infrastructure and security.
Prior to joining Exceleras, Phil was a software architect at Allstate, where he introduced innovative solutions on numerous key projects. Phil worked with developers from dozens of application areas to consolidate siloed software projects into a unified portal platform. He was a major contributor to Allstate’s first large scale, agency facing web application at the beginning of the millennium.
Prior to Allstate, Phil was director of technology for a commercial software division of Medline Industries. He led the development of products for O.R. scheduling and materials management, used by hospitals across the country.
Maureen Mullig joined Exceleras in 2008, and in her role as Chief Financial Officer oversees all accounting, financial reporting responsibilities
and human resource functions, as well as investor reporting. Maureen is a CPA with over 25 years of accounting
experience, including working as an auditor at Arthur Andersen & Co.
Maureen has been a licensed Realtor, and also brings a strong Real Estate background to the company.
Maureen attended Loyola University, earning a BA in Business Administration-Accounting
With almost 30 years of mortgage servicing and sales experience, Barry has worked through several boom and bust cycles in a variety of roles
ranging from Default Servicing Operations Manager at Integra Mortgage in Pittsburgh, to Collection Manager and Technology Help Desk Manager
at Chase at locations in Columbus, Denver, San Diego and Jacksonville. Barry left the operations side of the business in 2003 and became
a vendor specializing in sales for technology, REO outsourcing, title, valuations and property preservation. Barry has a history of creating
and implementing a variety of problem solving solutions and business practices while working with clients for both process flow improvement
and revenue generation. His experience and understanding of the operations side of the business has been a key attribute for his success in
the implementation of practical and prosperous solutions for his clients.
Barry attended The Ohio State University and graduated with a BA in Economics.
Dave Carlson has over 25 years of senior-level management experience with specific expertise in information
systems implementation, business process outsourcing for benefits, and human resource programs.
He currently serves as chairman, CEO, and co-founder of Empyrean Benefit Solutions.
Prior to his work at Exceleras and Empyrean, Dave was a partner, US business leader,
and global strategy leader at Mercer Human Resource Consulting. Dave also served as chairman,
CEO and co-founder of Synhrgy HR Technologies. During Mr. Carlson’s tenure at Synhrgy, the company
grew its annual revenues from $0 to $50 million and was sold to Mercer. Dave was also a partner and
director of outsourcing at Hewitt Associates.
Dave has a Master’s degree in Management and Management Information Systems from Northwestern University and a Bachelor’s degree in Business Systems from Taylor University.