Plano, Texas

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Jason Varnell

Executive Compensation Consultant

(214) 919-2939 / Jason.Varnell@bcc-usa.com

Jason Varnell has served clients in the financial sector for more than 20 years with his expertise. He has worked specifically within financial institutions across the country in the areas of compensation, nonqualified benefits, and strategic investments such as Bank-Owner Life Insurance (BOLI).


Rob Barton, JD, MBA

Executive Compensation Consultant

(214) 919-2927 / Rob.Barton@bcc-usa.com

Rob Barton has been advising community banks in the areas of non-qualified benefits and Bank-Owned Life Insurance (BOLI) for over a decade. He has worked with hundreds of banks nationwide and has extensive knowledge of and experience in the areas of administration, design and regulatory requirements of non-qualified retirement plans.


Bo Stahler

Executive Compensation Consultant

(940) 781-2097 / Bo.Stahler@bcc-usa.com

John B. “Bo” Stahler brings more than 30 years of experience in the financial industry. He speaks from personal experience on the value of life insurance assets used to offset the costs of Employee Benefit Plans with his past banking experience as President and CEO of the American National Bank in Wichita Falls, TX.

Missouri Office

St. Louis

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Steven J. Marlow, CPA, MAcc

Consulting Principal

(314) 746-2807 / Steve.Marlow@bcc-usa.com

Steven J. Marlow has been advising financial institutions regarding non-qualified benefit plans and the utilization of life insurance as an informal funding vehicle for more than 20 years. He began his career in KPMG’s Tax Department. Mr. Marlow subsequently became the Tax Compliance Director for one of KPMG’s clients, a major life insurance company. In that position, he helped create products designed specifically for the bank marketplace and

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Chanel Ricketts

Director of Marketing

(314) 746-2801 / Chanel.Ricketts@bcc-usa.com

Chanel Ricketts heads up the marketing department for BCC's St. Louis office, working closely with Consulting Principal, Steve Marlow and Associate Consultant, Jill Mahler. Chanel's main objective when working with clients is to be an exceptional communicator and intent listener. She provides, not only expert knowledge in her field, but also utilizes her honesty and sincerity to guarantee "peace of mind" and trust among her clients and colleagues.

West Coast Office


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Robert Orr

Executive Compensation Consultant

(425) 868-0448 / Robert.Orr@bcc-usa.com

Robert Orr has more than 30 years of experience with a main focus in the insurance and investment fields. He works with financial institutions in the areas of nonqualified benefits and Bank-Owned Life Insurance (BOLI).

Wyoming Office


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Richard K. Bratten, CFA, FSA

Regional Managing Director

(307) 763-0070 / Rich.Bratten@bcc-usa.com

Richard K. Bratten has worked in the Executive Benefits and Corporate Owned Life Insurance markets for over two decades.  Since 1999 he has worked as a National Sales Consultant and a consulting principal at two large national firms specializing in executive benefits and Bank-Owned Life Insurance (BOLI).  Prior to his consulting role, Mr. Bratten worked in the insurance industry for more than a decade as an actuary.  He concentrated on developing products for the corporate-owned life insurance (COLI) and bank-owned life insurance (BOLI) markets, including new products for the nonqualified deferred compensation markets.

Wisconsin Office



John M. Anderson, C.P.A.

Sr. Executive Compensation Consultant

(608) 836-3080 / John.Anderson@bcc-usa.com

John M. Anderson brings more than 30 years of experience in the financial industry. He has worked as a Senior Consultant focused on the design, implementation and administration of nonqualified executive benefit plans that often included the use of BOLI financing strategies. John has also worked as a Partner at the accounting firm of Virchow, Krause and Company.


Jonathan T. Anderson

Executive Compensation Consultant

(414) 793-9255 / Jonathan.Anderson@bcc-usa.com

Jonathan Anderson joined BCC in January of 2015 as a consultant specializing in new business development and client support. He brings with him over 10 years of experience in various facets of business. With a strong analytical ability blended with creativity not typically seen in the industry, Jonathan has strong problem solving skills that translate into quality solutions for clients.

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