Chief Executive Officer
Gregg has more than 25 years of extensive leadership experience, demonstrating great strategic insight and results across a variety of key disciplines including consumer and business to business marketing, technology and sales. Gregg was President and CEO of Teleflora, the world’s largest floral wire service with operations throughout North America. Teleflora posted ten years of record sales and profits under Gregg’s leadership. From 1988 to 1992, Mr. Coccari was a Senior Managing Director at Franklin Mint, a seller of collectibles. Prior to Franklin Mint, Gregg held various management positions at Eagle’s Eye, a wholesaler of clothing, and Johnson & Johnson. Mr. Coccari received a B.S. from Colgate University and an M.B.A. from Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Scott Striegel
Scott Striegel has been President of NetQuote since Spectrum’s acquisition of the company in August 2005. He brings with him more than 35 years of general management and leadership experience in the insurance industry.
Before NetQuote, Scott was a consultant for SelectQuote Insurance Services, a leading online broker of term life insurance products. Eventually, he was named President and COO of SelectQuote, and dramatically grew the company.
Scott also spent 28 years at Aetna/US Healthcare, where he was promoted to head up Aetna’s first SBU, a unit nationally responsible for the sale and management of all employee benefit plans for employers with 200 or fewer employees. His success in running Aetna’s prototype SBU led to a series of promotions to oversee other key business units including Aetna’s personal lines property and casualty business, Aetna’s 401K retirement business, and Aetna’s qualified annuity business. Scott’s final position before he left Aetna was Senior Vice President and Head of Operations for Aetna US Healthcare.
Scott has a BA in Economics and Politics from North Carolina State University, and has also taken executive courses at Harvard, MIT, and the Aetna Institute.
Executive Vice President of Sales and Operations
Paul Ford is the Executive Vice President of Sales and Operations, heading up the business development and agency service operations at NetQuote. He brings to NetQuote 15 years of sales, general management, and leadership experience in the insurance industry.
Prior to NetQuote, Paul provided marketing oversight to Canada’s largest Bank Employee Insurance Program and Canada’s largest personal lines group insurance program (the Canadian AARP Program). He also founded what became dubbed as Canada’s first “Virtual Insurance Agency,” an operation consisting of a third-party call center without the need for additional physical offices. Paul had successfully expanded this company to 50 employees prior to selling the operation to an ONEX subsidiary, ClientLogic in 2001.
In 2002 Paul became EVP Sales and Operations and a founder of InsLogic. With backing from ONEX and Warburg Pincus he used his sales expertise to provide insurance to highly visible corporations including Ford Motor Company, Charles Schwab, Capital One and five of the top 20 banks in the United States. This company had approximately 200 employees when it was sold to Capital One in 2005.
Paul has a Bachelor of Arts and a Business School Degree from Queens University in Kingston, Ontario. He also completed his postgraduate studies in Toronto to become a Certified General Accountant and is a licensed insurance agent in all 50 states.
Vice President and Treasurer
Craig S. Shine serves as Vice President and Treasurer of NetQuote. Joining in January 2006, Craig leads the financial and accounting operations as well as a number of administrative functions. Not only does he manage the entire accounting process, but he’s responsible for accounting systems, treasury operations, accounting policy and procedure, financial compliance, and monitoring the ongoing refinement of internal controls. Craig also oversees all taxes and audits, as well as budgeting and forecasting.
Prior to joining NetQuote, Craig served as the Vice President and Corporate Controller for The Laramar Group, a private real estate investment organization. Before that, he was the Director of Accounting for one of the world’s leading resort development and operation organizations, Intrawest. Craig also managed the accounting and reporting operations for U S WEST, a Fortune 150 organization serving over 25 million customers in the Rocky Mountain region of the U.S.
Craig earned a B.S. in Accounting from The University of Colorado’s Leeds School of Business; and is an active member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants (CSCPA).
Vice President of Marketing and Business
As Vice President of Marketing and Business, Marc Wheeler is responsible for brand marketing and business development initiatives for NetQuote. Marc brings to NetQuote more than twenty years experience in managing a broad range of consumer businesses within both traditional and online environments.
Prior to joining NetQuote, Marc served as Managing Partner for Strategic Options, where he provided consulting services for Web-based businesses on such issues as business strategy, product and cross-platform marketing. Clients included Mobil Travel Guide, Active Interest Media and WholeHealth Product.
Having started his career in consumer package goods, Marc held several marketing positions leading the branding and strategic marketing initiatives for national brands at Crown Zellerbach, Quaker Oats and Monsanto. Transferring his skills to the Internet world, Marc was also successful in building and managing the marketing initiatives for e-commerce businesses KBkids.com, ModernBride.com and eplans.com, from early stage start-up through acquisition.
Marc holds an MBA degree from Western Michigan University, with a B.A. in Political Science.
Senior Marketing Director
Brett Charney is the Senior Marketing Director of NetQuote. He is responsible for customer acquisition through e-mail, which includes prospecting, co-registration, and leading the NetQuote re-contact strategy. Joining the company in 2004, Brett has helped spearhead the growth and organization of NetQuote’s marketing department.
Brett also leads the application-improvement initiative to increase the conversion rate of NetQuote’s marketing channels through multi-variate testing, lab focus groups, and quantitative research. He is knowledgeable in several facets of the Insurance Internet Marketing arena, including successfully targeting various products and demographic segments of the population.
Prior to NetQuote, Brett held similar roles at companies such as The Hartford and Aetna US Healthcare. From his entrepreneurial start with his own career counseling website launched in 1995, he brings over ten years of experience to his role as the head of the paid search and organic search channels.