Sarah Sampson

Chief Experience Officer

Sarah Sampson

As Chief Experience Officer, Sarah leads a team that produces new and innovative solutions. She has over 18 years of experience helping brands listen, interpret, act, and maximize customer feedback that delivers powerful and engaging interactions. These strategies drive exceptional experiences for customers who trust our brands for their insurance shopping needs. Sarah's vision and keen analytical ability turn data into empathy-driven campaigns, making her a trusted thought leader for our entire organization.

Homer Kay

Vice President, Data Science

Homer Kay

Homer leads Spring Venture Group's Data Science team by injecting intelligence into critical business decision points. His team develops new decision platforms, experimental frameworks, advanced modeling, and analytics to maximize the value of SVG data flows. Homer’s team translates high-level financial objectives into real-time mathematically based solutions, turning complex decisions into quantifiable outcomes. His diverse experience and passion for making complex solutions seem simple will continue to be a driving factor for SVG.

Stephanie Terry

Vice President, Talent Acquisition

Stephanie Terry

Stephanie is Vice President of Talent Acquisition. She executes strategy that attracts and helps us hire the best available talent. An experienced leader in the agency staffing space, Stephanie has over 26 years of experience creating staffing strategies for many Fortune 500 brands. She has led large multi-state recruitment teams, ensuring that customer hiring standards and timelines were met. Stephanie works across many teams at Spring Venture Group, amplifying our employment brand and setting us up for future success.

Cody Ball

Senior Vice President, Medicare Supplement

Cody Ball

Cody is a Senior Vice President of United Medicare Advisors, Spring Venture Group’s Medicare Supplement distribution agency. Cody joined SVG in 2015 as a sales agent and quickly rose through the ranks. He was promoted to his current role as SVP, MS Sales in 2024. Cody drives UMA's sales performance and cost management with strategies that improve the productivity of our sales agents, the effectiveness of our management team and, ultimately, the profitability of our business. An entrepreneurial leader, Cody is passionate about developing people and maintaining a winning culture our people love.

Susan Anderson

Vice President, General Counsel

Susan Anderson

Susan Anderson leads the Spring Venture Group Compliance Department as General Counsel & Privacy Officer. She has worked at SVG for over six years in various Compliance Department roles. Sue has 30 years of experience as an attorney, including 14 years as a HIPAA Privacy Officer, as well as 24 years of experience as an adjunct law professor. She has also served as a Juvenile Court pro bono attorney. Sue is a graduate of the University of Missouri - Kansas School of Law and is licensed to practice law in Missouri and Kansas.

Burke Walker

Chief People Officer

Burke Walker

Burke heads the strategy and processes that build and maintain Spring Venture Group's award-winning culture. Burke oversees global HR operations including talent acquisition, learning and development, employee experience, internal communications, total rewards, HR business partnerships, licensing, and facilities. Burke is also an integral part of our senior strategy team, working with senior leadership to ensure that all facets of HR support business needs. He is a highly accomplished executive with 20+ years of experience, having led HR programs for companies like NASB, Applebee’s, H&R Block, and Sprint.

Vanessa Henry

Vice President, SmartConnect

Vanessa Henry

As Vice President of SmartConnect, Vanessa leads a first-of-its-kind agency dedicated to helping seniors transition from employer health coverage to Medicare. Vanessa’s background as an award-winning insurance agent was instrumental in designing SmartConnect’s client-first approach and empowering clients with the resources and guidance needed to make the right decision every time. Her vision has produced an unmatched delivery of concierge service, reflected in SmartConnect's unprecedented growth and its impressive track record of customer satisfaction.

Andy Jones

Vice President, Technology Operations

Andy Jones

Andy leads Spring Venture Group's Technology Operations group, including the administration, engineering, and service teams. These teams own data management, DevOps, end-user computing, enterprise applications, and technology infrastructure. Together, they are the backbone of SVG technology, delivering reliable, secure, and creative solutions. With over 15 years of industry experience, Andy fosters individual growth through continuous learning and technical excellence.

Chris Giuliani

Chief Executive Officer

Chris Giuliani

Chris is the CEO of Spring Venture Group and a member of the company’s board of directors. Chris joined Spring Venture Group in 2011 as Executive Vice President with a promotion to CEO in 2012. His emphasis on calculated growth and leadership development helped build the organization from 27 employees in 2012 to over 1000 in 2018. Chris empowers decision making and embraces an entrepreneurial spirit through constant improvement and innovation. This vision is at the core of Spring Venture Group’s tremendous success and has set the standard for our company culture. Under his leadership, Spring Venture Group has earned recognitions in INC. magazine’s Inc. 5000, Business Insurance’s Best Places to Work, The Kansas City Business Journal’s Fast 50, and earned Chris a place on Ingram’s 40 Under Forty list in 2014 and has been inducted in the Ingram’s 250 three times.