Account Executives

Marcia Bittencourt

- Account Executive

Marcia is a native Brazilian. She worked as a bookkeeper for Siemens, a real estate agent and mortgage broker in Brazil and currently works as the legal secretary for one of the company’s Florida-based attorneys.  Marcia serves as the Brazilian contact for Choice Plus clients.

Born and raised in Curitiba, Brazil, Marcia came to the United States in 1999 and currently lives in the Miami area.

Phone: (786) 521-8244   -   EMail: mbittencourt@cpllc.com

Blanche Esteban

- Account Executive

Blanche brings over 20 years of professional experience in the financial services and lending industry.  Her roles included Sales, Client Relations, Accounts Receivables Collection, and Management roles.  In 2009, Choice Plus helped Blanche recover unclaimed assets.  She was so impressed by the experience, the business and the company’s professionalism she joined the team. Her experience as a client enables her to understand a client’s perspective and overcome initial concerns.

Blanche’s comment: “As your dedicated Account Executive, I am committed to working with you and the institutions where your money is held to ensure that your funds are released to you and your family as soon as possible.”

Phone: (510) 713-9088   -   EMail: besteban@cpllc.com

Berenda Fink

- Account Executive

Berenda joined Choice Plus in early 2008 bringing with her over a decade of professional experience in marketing, customer service and sales in the gaming industry.  Berenda’s intellect and calm demeanor allow her to connect with individuals and professionals across the globe.  She and her husband are also small business owners.

Berenda’s comment: “The education I received from Choice Plus in areas of law, business, estates, and bureaucracy has been extensive and key to our clients successful fund recoveries.”

Phone: (530) 403-5245   -   EMail: bfink@cpllc.com

Karen Hempfling

- Account Executive

As a naval officer’s wife, Karen has had the opportunity to live in many different cities and experience a variety of employment opportunities. Karen has a strong finance background with eight years as a government compliance officer, an owner of a successful online business and 12 years with a management and accounting office. The past four years she has worked with an investor group servicing loans. Karen brings a maturity and understanding of differing life circumstances that is beneficial to heirs and owners of unclaimed property.

Karen’s Comments: “Choice Plus LLC is a leader in its field providing outstanding associate training to insure a trustworthy professional experience from beginning to end from a company you can completely trust. You will be kept well informed throughout the process to get your funds released as quickly as possible. If you have questions, please call.”

Phone: (360) 639-4219   -   EMail: khempfling@cpllc.com

Dermot Leen

- Account Executive

Dermot is a native of Ireland. He has considerable experience assisting clients with recovery of funds held by government custodians. Dermot has over 10 years experience as an elementary school teacher.

Dermot has shown himself as a highly-motivated and committed professional with a hint of Irish charm.

Dermot’s comment: “From the outset, my goal is to team up with you to deliver a win/win solution that caters specifically to you.”

Phone: (727) 565-1528   -   EMail: dleen@cpllc.com

Javier Ortiz

- Account Executive

Javier joined Choice Plus with over 15 years of customer service. He brings the human touch to Choice Plus with intellect, kindness and a great sense of humor, all without compromising the trust, respect and professionalism that Choice plus is proud of. Javier holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration and has pursued continued education in Information Technology (IT) and medical field. He has earned a Cisco Network certification and NBMI certification in the medical field. Being bilingual facilitated him to excel in different positions held such as IT support and medical interpreter.

Javier’s comment: “I am determined to provide the best service possible for our clients. Working with Choice Plus, the best company in the industry keeps me motivated for years to come.”

Phone: (630) 796-4225   -   EMail: jortiz@cpllc.com

Mark Horne

- Account Executive

Mark is a licensed Florida Attorney. He has practiced law for almost 30 years. Although he has lived in Jacksonville, Florida during his entire career, he has practiced throughout the state of Florida. Mark has extensive litigation experience in laws involving probate, real estate, collections and tax deed sales, which should all help in assisting our clients at Choice Plus. He enjoys working with individuals one on one, explaining complex legal rights in simple terms for our clients. Mark hopes to have the privilege to assist you to obtain the money that you are legally entitled to.

Mark’s Comment: “With all the outstanding resources provided by Choice Plus, I am absolutely certain that, together, we can get your money to you! I cannot wait for the opportunity to meet you and help you.”

Phone: (904) 661-0719   -   EMail: mhorne@cpllc.com

Jess Ramos

- Account Executive

Jess Ramos comes from a business management background. Jess’ management experience brings attention to detail, personal care and the highest level of customer service to each and every client. Jess is currently pursuing his Bachelor’s degree at Fresno State. He is active in his community and church and is a die-hard Dodger fan. Jess married his high school sweetheart in 2015 and they still reside in the small town they grew up in.

Jess’ comment: “I take pride in being a part of Choice Plus. Between the resources provided and the outstanding team effort, I am certain we will work together to provide an unmatched level of service.”

Phone: (559) 415-6649   -   EMail: jramos@cpllc.com

Ron Ray

- Account Executive

Ron has 30+ years of sales experience combined with customer service, negotiating, and problem-solving skills. Ron has owned and sold several franchises. He established an infrastructure in Beijing, China, selling eight franchises, while developing critical business relationships.

Ron’s comments: “I have an established reputation of professionalism and delivering results. As a team member of CHOICE PLUS, I will continue to provide exemplary customer service and client relations by earning your trust and by delivering the funds due to you.”

Phone: (360) 208-7749   -   EMail: rray@cpllc.com

Yvonne Wiemken Ray

- Account Executive

With over 11 years of experience selling real estate in the southern California area, Yvonne brings her commitment to the highest level of customer service to Choice Plus. In my personal life and professional life I have always strived for a high level of integrity to shine through.

Yvonne’s comment: “Working with Choice Plus has enabled me to help people all over the world receive what lawfully belongs to them. My work is rewarding in so many ways from bringing families together, fulfilling a loved one’s last wishes or just taking a difficult process and making it effortless with real results. My goal is to earn your trust, keep you informed all the way through the process and lastly, get you the assets as quickly as possible.”

Phone: (360) 610-4882   -   EMail: yray@cpllc.com

Gale Reid

- Account Executive

Gale joined Choice Plus in 2007 after 15 years as a small business owner. Helping people from all over the world and from every walk of life, and sometimes bringing families who have drifted back together through claims is personally rewarding to Gale.

Gale’s comment: “My goal is to earn your trust and business. I pledge to get your money released to you as quickly and effortlessly as possible.”

Phone: (559) 410-8606   -   EMail: greid@cpllc.com

Carlos A. Ruiz

- Account Executive

Born and raised in Colombia S.A., Carlos holds Bachelor’s degrees in Law and Business Administration from Colombia and a post-graduate specialization studies In International Management from Capilano University, British Columbia, Canada.

His professional experience covers different fields: Internal Auditor for the Caldas Cattle Fund in Manizales, Colombia; Exports Manager for The Quaker Oats Co. in Colombia and running his own Legal practice along as working as a Professional Translator until he moved to Canada.

His educational background, executive experience and certification as a professional translator are the basis of his Canadian citizenship. Choice Plus first approached Carlos in his capacity as a translator. Carlos now heads up the Latin clients base taking advantage of his bilingual skills. Carlos takes enormous pride in his job as an Account Executive serving all clients with devotion and certainty that our services will deliver benefits to them.

Phone: (604) 924-3895   -   EMail: cruiz@cpllc.com

Kimberly Voegeli Treece

- Account Executive

Kim joined Choice Plus in 2009. She was formerly employed by a Florida attorney and brings 25 years of experience as a paralegal with an emphasis in probate administration, wills, trust and real estate. Kim holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Management from The University of South Florida.

Kim’s comment: “The legal aspects of unclaimed property can be very interesting and complex, every case is different. I enjoy working with such a great team of people at Choice Plus, LLC.”

Phone: (360) 639-8668   -   EMail: ktreece@cpllc.com

Lucie Desmarais O'Brien

- Translation Support

Lucie has been providing French and Spanish translation and transaction support services to Choice Plus since 2008. She provides customer relations support to the company’s sales, research and claims. Lucie has an extensive background in the customer service industry.

Lucie’s comments: “I enjoy getting to know clients and helping them understand how the company can assist them with claiming property that belongs to them.” The excitement and appreciation expressed by client once they receive their property is one of the true joys of the work of I do for Choice Plus.

Phone: (604) 670-6422   -   EMail: lobrien@cpllc.com

Denyse Plourde

- Translation Support

Denyse has been providing French translation and transaction support services for Choice Plus since 2014. She provides French customer relations support to the company’s sales, research and claims. Denyse is a retired French and English teacher from French and English elementary and high schools.

“I enjoy the relationship I create with the French clients of different countries and I am pleased to help them. I also like the relationship I have with Account Executives.”

Phone: (450) 264-4852   -   EMail: dplourde@choiceplusllc.com

Rachel Welch

- Claims / Legal Support

Rachel became a part of the Choice Plus LLC support team in late 2015. Rachel’s self proclaimed best attributes are; her abilities to solve even the most complex problems, her unwavering drive to find solutions in all aspects of work and life, and her constant striving after progression and growth in all aspects of life. Rachel worked for 7 years in the private sector for a local accounting firm with a wide array of responsibilities and gained valuable experience dealing in finance.

When Rachel isn’t at work, she is most likely spending time with her human daughter and/or her two fur babies; hiking, playing softball, crafting, cooking/baking and watching the sunset.

Phone: (360) 873-8182   -   EMail: rwelch@cpllc.com