Meet Our Team
Eliana is a natural leader who inspires by example. She continuously strives to conduct Rockpoint and herself with the highest degree of ethics, efficiency and flexibility. Eliana leads with compassion while fostering an organizational culture that enables employees to bring their best selves to work. By modeling integrity, she encourages her team to do what is right rather than what is easy.
Acquired through decades of experience, Eliana’s sharp judgment allows her to tackle nuanced problems with innovative solutions. Her business acumen is matched only by her passion for the people we serve every day. She inspires us all to respond to plaintiffs’ needs with the same urgency and care that we would want for our own loved ones. Her customer-centric approach is geared towards matching our services to our customer’s individual needs.
Eliana holds an MBA from Loyola Marymount University. She has solid strategic and tactical expertise in sales, product planning and development, marketing and operations. Throughout her career, she has enjoyed great success in formulating effective go-to-market strategies, influencing cross-functional teams and developing scalable processes to steer start-ups into rapid growth.
Born and raised in Brazil, Eliana is an avid international traveler who speaks three languages fluently and loves indie movies and learning about other cultures.
Amanda solves difficult problems urgently and effectively. She is the head of Rockpoint’s Growth and Strategy Division, which works exclusively with law firms to ensure they have the financial resources to win the best possible outcomes for their clients. Amanda genuinely cares about helping people and will bend over backwards to ensure they have options in their time of need.
Amanda is an attorney and has worked with some of the nation’s largest firms. She is a sales leader and experienced litigator that leverages over 20 years of experience in eDiscovery and the legal industry to build highly productive sales teams.
If she didn’t love her job so much, Amanda would have been a professional baker. She likes running, reading and spending quality time with her children and pets.
If Rebecca says she can do something, you can consider it done! She is a passionate advocate for Rockpoint’s attorneys and case managers and never forgets that the small part she plays in her work with firms can have a life-altering impact on their clients.
Before joining our team in 2019, Rebecca worked for nearly a decade as a consultant for trial attorneys, big corporations and insurance companies, assisting with strategy and theme development on more than 100 complex, high-stakes cases. Through this experience, she witnessed the importance of a level playing field for both sides at trial and of equal access to justice for all.
Rebecca is delighted to sit in her supportive post on behalf of Plaintiffs! She is a seventh (possibly eighth) generation Californian and a keen golfer who also enjoys cooking, gardening and reading.
Raul always finds a way for everyone to win! He focuses on developing meaningful long-term partnerships with authentic and purpose-driven medical providers who are striving to make a positive impact on patients’ lives. He takes his job to heart because he knows that a legal funding company that operates ethically and responsibly can create immense value for its partners and help to facilitate optimal case outcomes.
Raul holds a B.A. in Biological Sciences from UC Santa Barbara. He also took graduate-level courses in business, marketing and sports psychology at John F. Kennedy University. Besides having worked with athletes at all levels, Raul has been in a variety of business development roles since 2004 and began working in the legal services space in 2014 as a ski and snowboard expert/consultant.
Raul began skiing at the age of two and has been fortunate to have had the opportunity to ski all over the world. In his spare time, he also enjoys surfing and wakesurfing.
Bob is the Head of Underwriting and a driving force behind our company’s success. His approach to everyday challenges shows his belief that a group of hard-working people moving together toward a defined goal can overcome almost any obstacle. Bob truly cares about the well-being of our customers and is proud to belong to an industry that provides financial assistance to law firms and their clients in their fight against insurance companies and their virtually limitless resources.
He is a Bachelor of Business Administration from Cabrini University and a Cum Laude Juris Doctor from Widener University Delaware Law School. Before joining our team in 2017, Bob accumulated ten years of industry experience at both the operating company and hedge fund levels.
In his free time, he likes to stay active. Bob enjoys cycling and running, but, most of all, he loves lake trips with his wife and three little girls.
Caren is a creative problem solver! She handles a wide array of legal matters for Rockpoint, including litigation, compliance, regulatory, finance and employment. She is also a trusted advisor on operational matters. She loves Rockpoint’s diverse and supportive team and never forgets that it is the passion for helping people that drives our company.
Caren holds a B.A., Magna Cum Laude, from UCLA and a Juris Doctor degree from Loyola Law School. She began her career as a litigator at McKenna Long & Aldridge. Later, she became a senior managing in-house counsel at San Manuel Band of Mission Indians / San Manuel Casino, where she handled a vast scope of legal and operational matters. Her professional passion lies in working within a company and getting to be a part of its mission, operations and growth.
Caren is a sports enthusiast who loves hiking, attending her kids’ sporting events and watching the Dodgers.
Zee keeps us on track by supervising the team that maintains the integrity of all accounts from funding until settlement. He is always there to help his clients and achieve the best results for everyone involved. Zee is an amazing team player. He loves his co-workers, and they love him right back!
He is a Juris Doctor from the University of Florida and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Miami. Before joining our team in 2019, Zee had worked in various Operations roles at startups related to Finance and Legal, including BSG Interns, an international recruiting agency, and Smarkets, a fintech exchange marketplace.
Outside of the office, Zee does not like to sit still. He loves playing beach volleyball, running and traveling. He is even a blackbelt in taekwondo!
Conor is our Medical Operations guru! He oversees the team that coordinates surgeries, adds providers and facilities to our network, negotiates contracts and much more. Conor is ambitious and thrives on making difficult requests happen. He and his team are always happy to work with customers to achieve mutually beneficial goals.
Conor has a strong background in legal and medical analysis and coordination. Before joining our team in 2019, he scheduled nurses and oversaw medical coordination for veterans in the CalVet Retirement Community in West LA. He even worked as a lead legal assistant in a $12m-verdict TBI lawsuit in Orange County.
Conor hails from Ireland but lives in Idaho. He loves economics, reading and gardening. And he has a young, beautiful family he loves to spend time with.
Rich turns our promise of flexibility into a reality! He oversees all lien negotiations and goes out of his way to provide optimal solutions to our customers’ reduction requests. Since he joined our team in 2018, Rich has learned to adapt. He knows that each case is different, but staying customer-centric is key. Rich strongly values relationships, he loves being able to help others and always aims to make all parties happy with the outcome.
Rich holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from St. John’s University. He started his career with our company and has gotten to know the industry inside and out.
Rich loves to play and watch most sports, especially basketball. He also enjoys hiking, the beach and spending quality time with his family.
Dana is always there when we need her! As the HR & Operations Manager, she oversees the Human Resources and Facilities departments. Her favorite thing about her job is recruiting new team members to keep the Rockpoint family up and running. Dana’s true customers are internal, and we are so thankful that we can count on her!
Dana holds an MBA with HR Management Concentration from the American Intercontinental University and is a Juris Doctor from the Georgia State University College of Law. Before joining our team she was an Adjudicator with the Georgia Department of Labor and an attorney concentrating in employment and real estate law. She also had prior experience as HR Director for a non-profit and HR Specialist for the second-largest school district in the country.
Dana prefers experiences over things. She is creative by nature, so she loves to sing, act, write and even paint sometimes.
Allen’s passion for his work is infectious! He is willing to do whatever it takes to make sure our clients are satisfied and earn their business. As the head of Rockpoint’s Accounting Department, Allen has overall responsibility for reporting, analyses, controls, financials, budgeting, monitoring, tax compliance, team development, and more. He loves working in a dynamic, tech-savvy environment with like-minded professionals who join efforts to help people who are struggling.
Allen is a Certified Management Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Science in Business from the California State University of Channel Islands (CSUCI). Before joining our team he was a Controller and Mortgage Fund Manager at RCTC. He also has prior experience as a Quality Assurance Analyst, Mortgage Servicing Specialist, and Home Retention Specialist at Bank of America.
In his spare time, he loves mountain biking and playing basketball. He is also a passionate hiker who has backpacked to the summit of Mount Whitney, the highest mountain in the contiguous United States.
Kathleen makes things easier for the rest of us by overseeing the design and development of our proprietary software products and supervising implementation and maintenance of operational technology and data security. She also helms our marketing, business intelligence, quality control and customer care departments. Kathleen is an innovative, hardworking and caring leader who never loses sight of her purpose: to assist people who have found themselves in unfortunate circumstances so that they can persevere and thrive.
Before getting certified as a Product Manager by the AIPMM, Kathleen leveraged her Master’s degree in Music and followed in the footsteps of her family, becoming a public school music teacher. She got from music to technology straight, with crooked lines and believes that her background in education makes her a more insightful Product leader.
In her spare time, Kathleen is a passionate Disney enthusiast who loves movies, cooking, playing the piano, having fun with her pets, and pretty much anything that she gets to do with her husband and daughter.