Team / Leadership
BMC Group Team Leadership
Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder
Since co-founding BMC Group in 1998, Sean Allen has lead the company from a single client startup to a global provider of technology and services. Under his leadership, BMC Group has expanded internationally while maintaining its innovative culture. His engineering and process improvement background in the automotive, legal and medical industries drives the company’s efforts toward industry leading solutions. With a focus on operationalizing complex processes while increasing data security, Mr. Allen oversees the company’s technical development and business strategy. Mr. Allen received a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Gonzaga University.
President of Client Services and Co-Founder
Tinamarie Feil is co-founder and the President of Client Services of BMC Group. Tinamarie has 30 years experience directing various aspects of corporate compliance, communications, insolvency case administration, as well as the due diligence process in major merger & acquisition transactions. She currently sits on the Board of Directors of the American Bankruptcy and is Committee Leader of IWIRC’s delegation to the United Nations Committee on International Trade Law (Working Group V, Insolvency). Tinamarie is a frequent author and speaker. Articles she has authored include “Planning a Smooth Chapter 11 Distribution Process;” “Quick, or Not So Quick, Sales Under Chapter 11;” “What About the Cloud;” "Concerns Surrounding the Transmission of Personally Identifiable Information;" and co-authored "Claims Trading Promotes Ownership Concentration.” Tinamarie is an active member of Turnaround Management Association, the American Bankruptcy Institute, the Association for Corporate Growth and INSOL International. In addition, Ms. Feil is committed to community service, mentoring, and physical and mental well-being. Her favorite organizations include Kids Co., Ronald McDonald House and Step Up Women's Network. Ms. Feil is based in New York.
Executive Vice President
Jeff Kalina has more than 20 years of experience working in companies ranging from multi-national consulting firms and publicly traded internet ventures to private entrepreneur entities. For the last 11 years, Mr. Kalina has led the creation and development of SmartRoom, an ultra-secure virtual data room technology and service that enables companies to make informed decisions during strategic transactions, such as mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Kalina also oversees BMC Group’s corporate development and strategic alliance initiatives. Prior to joining BMC Group, Mr. Kalina worked for Move Inc. as a Director of Operations Planning and M&A Transactions. Previous to employment at BMC Group Inc. and Move Inc., Mr. Kalina held various positions as an auditor and was a Manager of Assurance and Business Advisory Services for PricewaterhouseCoopers. Mr. Kalina holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Accounting from the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Executive Vice President
Lorenzo brings to this role more than 20 years of experience as a bankruptcy specialist. Most recently, he served in leadership roles at Epiq Systems as Executive Managing Director of the Restructuring business (2006 to 2015) and at Trumbull Group, where he served as President (1999 to 2005). Excited about joining the BMC Group team and its global platform, “There is a coherent mission here to transform the legal services market by providing cloud-based, secure, integrated tool sets that will help eliminate waste,” said Lorenzo. “There are few instances in your career where you can make meaningful and far reaching change to an industry.” Lorenzo earned his B.A. From Hartwick College and his JD from Boston College Law School. He is an active participant in several industry organizations and has served on several boards including those of the American Bankruptcy Institute and the Turnaround Management Association. He is a frequent writer and speaker in bankruptcy and restructuring issues, including the role of technology in claim administration.
Senior Vice President, Information Technology Services
Mat Satuloff heads the SmartRoom technology team. From the Los Angeles office, Satuloff manages the architecture, infrastructure, product development, networking, quality assurance, implementation, support, and enhancement of SmartRoom. He has more than 20 years of software development and 15 years of technical management experience with companies including Contact Enterprises, Herbalife International and Nestle USA. Satuloff graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) with a bachelor’s degree in computer science and electrical engineering.
Director of Application Development
Mr. Murphy joined BMC Group in 2007 with over 15 years experience working in Software Development and Architecture and Project Management for Fortune 100 companies. Mr. Murphy brings a wide range of expertise utilizing latest technologies and applying scalable methodologies for software development. As Director Application Development, Mr. Murphy is responsible for integrating his process and methodology background in software development and management into BMC Group products and development lifecycle. Mr. Murphy has extensive experience of managing offshore development teams and is knowledgeable in the opportunities and challenges arising from developing software products and solutions offshore. Prior to joining BMC Group, Mr. Murphy was with SnapOn Business Solutions where he developed and managed custom software solutions at American Honda, Toyota, Ford Motor Company, Nissan and JPMP. Mr. Murphy earned his Computer Degree in Cape Town, South Africa.
Director of Operations, Asia
Michael Eco is the head of BMC Group's Asia Pacific regional business unit. Mr. Eco has over 18 years of cross-functional management experience spanning engineering & product development, quality management, sales & business development, and general management with multinational corporations. Prior to joining BMC Group, Mr. Eco spent 12 years in the automotive industry where he has led his previous organization to the coveted ISO-9002 and QS-9000 certifications as quality management representative. He actively participated and led in product engineering, product launches, and sales and market development across Asia. Mr. Eco is very much a systems and operations person having held certifications as 3rd party auditor for ISO-9000 and ISO-14000, and currently certified as a master project manager. He is also admitted as a fellow in the American Academy of Project Management. In 2000, Mr. Eco co-established GlobalMind, a boutique IT company of 12 people building static and ecommerce websites, touchscreen multimedia kiosks, and the first generation of CGI & flash interactive and non-interactive multimedia presentations. The business successfully sold at the tailend of the dotcom period. Mr. Eco holds a BS in Chemistry from the University of San Carlos, a certification in COBOL programming, and is a candidate for Masters in Business Economics from the University of Asia and the Pacific, Philippines.