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Meet The Team

MASSIVE was founded on the principles of value and respect

We believe that the true measure of our success lays in the delivery of services to attorneys and their clients, and, to aid attorneys in a way that respects their needs in a valuable way.

Our lien resolution professionals specialize in Medicare, Medicaid, and ERISA liens.  The principals also have experience in the private sector in counseling clients in the interpretation of statutory rules and regulations similar to those relied on by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid.  We are active within the lien community, often participating in seminar presentations and pursuing professional designations within it.

Todd Franklin

Todd is a MASSIVE Co-Founder and specializes in connecting clients. An expert in pinpointing and solving problems, Todd is an entrepreneur who has founded and built two successful companies in the personal injury industry. He most recently has helped pioneer our proprietary software system to help manage and efficiently resolve medical lien claims made against personal injury settlements.

As Chief Executive Officer of MASSIVE, Todd and his team provide resources to assist attorneys in removing liability and resolving complex medical lien issues in a transparent and expedient manner. As an expert in lien resolution, Todd excels in understanding the subrogation difficulties trial lawyers face daily across the country. He continues to exceed expectations in helping law firms efficiently navigate the maze of lien resolution.

Through marketing, sales, state of the art technology and a high level of customer service, Todd has produced measurable results using disciplined and documented systems. As Todd works to help thousands of clients to receive the advocacy they deserve, he is often sought after to speak at legal industry events across the United States.

Married and the father of two girls, Todd is an active member of his community and a member of several Boards of not-for-profit organizations. Todd enjoys spending time with his family and being in the outdoors.

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Ryan Weiner

Ryan is a co-founder of Massive and runs the Lien Resolution Program as Chief Operating Officer. Ryan specializes in Medicare compliance and lien resolution. He is an expert in ERISA lien resolution through his work with hundreds of different health insurance plans. He combines this lien resolution expertise with his detailed attention to MASSIVE’s proprietary workflow and OCR systems.

Ryan began his career as a personal injury attorney for Weiner & Associates, LLC in Chicago, IL. He is currently licensed in Illinois and Washington D.C.

He has presented lien resolution and ERISA topics at events sponsored by various professional organizations, including WILG, 360 Advocacy, and the National Business Institute.

Ryan earned his B.A. in History at the University of Michigan and his J.D. at Chicago-Kent College of Law. Ryan worked as a photographer for the Michigan Daily newspaper during his time at the University of Michigan traveling to sporting events throughout the Big Ten, at Madison Square Garden, and the Rose Bowl. These days, Ryan enjoys watching those same sports, cooking, and practicing yoga.

Randy Nordstrom

Randy Nordstrom is a partner in MASSIVE and a legal communications and management specialist who consults with law firms throughout the country. He leverages years of experience working as a COO for multiple law firms to uncover gaps in infrastructure performance and productivity. Randy builds programs that offer specific solutions to help firms become more profitable. His primary focus is helping firms grow their practice by increasing their caseload. He applies his expertise to guide firms through the complicated landscape of media, marketing, and publicity related opportunities and helps identify each firm’s most profitable avenue of pursuit. Randy has lectured at various universities and appears frequently as a speaker at legal marketing seminars. Randy is considered an expert in single event and mass tort case acquisition and has been recognized with countless awards and certifications. He leads a talented team of strategists who tirelessly research and analyze accident, injury, and pharmaceutical data to create solutions specifically crafted to maximize a firm’s market share and profitability. Randy is an active member of both the Director’s Guild of America and the Writer’s Guild of America.

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Marcy-Spitz

Marcy Spitz

Marcy Spitz is an experienced attorney specializing in lien resolution including Medicare, Medicaid and ERISA liens.  She worked at the U.S. Department of Labor, Pension and Welfare Benefits Administration, Office of Enforcement in Washington, D.C. She was responsible for civil and criminal investigations of employee benefit plans and other fiduciary arrangements.  In this capacity she interacted with members of congress and their constituents, the IRS, the PBGC, and U.S. Department of Justice on all matters relating to the enforcement and administration of ERISA. She left the government to work at Sommers, Schwartz, Silver and Schwartz in Detroit in their commercial transactions department and was responsible for all matters relating to ERISA covered pension and health plans.

Ms. Spitz is a member of the State Bar of Michigan and the Michigan Association of Justice. Marcy earned her B.G.S. at the University of Michigan in 1988.  She earned her J.D. at Michigan State University (formerly Detroit College of Law) in 1992.  In her spare time Marcy enjoys spending time with her family, playing tennis, and participating in marathons and triathlons.

THE MASSIVE TEAM

MASSIVE's team of experts includes our specially trained Lien Resolution Managers, Analysts, Attorneys, and Nurses.

As advocates for your client, our specialists work diligently to manage each case with the goal of reducing liens as much as possible. Our established contacts speed up the process with subrogation firms, lien holders and health insurers. The team always has one goal in mind – to reduce liens quickly, which, in turn will facilitate settlements.

Robert Zabawski
Mass Tort Lead Attorney

Helena Ridenour
Lien Resolution Manager

John Buford
Single Event Lead Attorney

Kristin Eddy
Lien Resolution Manager

Lisa Wayner
Lien Resolution Manager

Katie Carney
Lien Resolution Manager

Lauren Simonenko
Lien Resolution Manager

Amy Grishaber
Marketing Coordinator