Leadership Team

Our leadership team strive for great results by addressing key opportunity areas and the behaviors most important to their success.

Steve Rosenthal

Chief Executive Officer & President

Steve is one of the most widely recognized leaders in the employee benefits and human resource industry. In 2008 Steve’s vision and leadership launched his 3rd successful Human Resource Outsourcing Company; Triton Benefits & HR Solutions. Triton has become an instant success overnight with its unique approach to Employee Benefits and HR Outsourcing. In 2007 he was named Human Resource Outsourcing (HRO) Superstar for the third consecutive year by HRO Today. Before becoming CEO of Triton Benefits and HR Solutions, Rosenthal was the CEO and pioneer of CheckPoint HR, which was built on the concept of empowering an HR Department with self-service tools. Triton Benefits & HR Solutions is built on the same premise but uses the latest technologies, which enables Human Resource Departments to run more efficiently with a total end-to-end human resource solution.

Rosenthal previously served as Chairman of EPIX of what became under his leadership, one of the largest human resources outsourcing companies in the country. In 2000 Fortune Magazine ranked EPIX one of the largest private Fortune 100 companies in the United States. Steve began his career at Automatic Data Processing as an intern and later became a District Manager. Steve graduated from Fairleigh Dickenson University and earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Management.

Susan Carrero

President of Triton’s PEO Division, Director of Human Resource and Workers Compensation

Susan is the President and founder of 7 Star HR Triton’s PEO division. She founded 7 Star in 2013, and joined forces with Triton Benefits & HR Solutions in 2014. Since joining Triton, Susan leads our Human Resource and Property Casualty departments for both Triton and 7 Star clients.

Susan spent 2 decades in hospitality management as a General Manager, Training & Human Resource Director, Regional Operations Director and eventually Vice President of National accounts. In 2013, Susan launched her PEO company and founded 7 Star Hospitality Resource LLC, a PEO and 7 Star Payroll LLC an ASO service company. 7 Star HR is the leading PEO for the hospitality and service industry. Susan joined Steve Rosenthal and Triton Benefits & HR Solutions to combine their resources and grow both organizations. Together, Susan and Steve developed the most comprehensive and competitive National insurance programs for their clients.

Marv Tauber

Director of Operations

Marv has been an active leader in the Payroll Industry for over 25 years. He has developed payroll/ billing systems and operations for many large organizations. Marv developed the Payroll System and Managed Operations for EPIX, a PEO located in Woodbridge, NJ. Marv was responsible for over 60,000 worksite employees being paid, which consisted of producing over 30,000 weekly checks for more than 4000 clients. Marv is a graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute with degrees in Chemical Engineering and Economics.

Melissa Cooke

Director of Sales

As Director of Sales, Melissa is responsible for building the strategic sales vision for the national sales team. She defines the sales cycle and develops standards and procedures for obtaining new customers as well as meeting a 95% client retention rate. Working alongside the CEO, Melissa is responsible for meeting revenue growth projections and profitability for Triton’s products and services. She is also instrumental in the training and coaching of both seasoned and junior sales team members.

Before Triton Benefits and HR Solutions, Melissa spent four years at ADP as a Major Accounts District Manager. Melissa successfully achieved monthly sales goals and targeted competitive markets selling hundreds of accounts. Due to Melissa’s hard work & perseverance, she was awarded the very prestigious 2014 President Club honor.

Melissa began her sales career at the Asbury Park Press, a Gannet Company, holding positions such as Senior Account Executive, Key Accounts Manager and Regional Sales Manager. In all of these roles, Melissa was responsible for the strategic sales direction for the company and lead her sales staff to achieve their 20 million dollar budget yearly. Melissa earned the awards for Salesperson of the Year and Rising Star Award.

Jeff Kirk

Director of Benefits

As Director of Benefits, Jeff oversees the internal Triton Benefits & HR Solutions’ benefits team that navigates our clients through the intricacies of the changing healthcare landscape. For the past 20 years, Jeff has been an advocate for employers helping them achieve their strategic benefits goals and objectives. His diverse industry experience ranges from account management, business development, personnel training, sales production, client retention, sales supervision and insurance agency management. This broad array of experience aids him in delivering and managing cost-effective benefit solutions for Triton clients. Jeff graduated from West Virginia Wesleyan College and earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Marketing.

Jamie Eaddy

Payroll, Benefits & HR Implementation Supervisor

As a leader in Payroll, Benefits and HR Implementation, Jamie is responsible for supervising our implementation team as well as facilitating the smoothest transition possible to our software offering while maintaining open communication and client support. She is a Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) with fifteen years in the payroll industry, including ten years as an implementation specialist. As a previous Paychex employee, Jamie held positions such as Senior Payroll Specialist, Senior Implementation Specialist, and Major Account Manager. During her career, she was consistently recognized for achievements such as New Client Specialist of the Year and Best of the Best Awards by attaining client satisfactions scores 95+. She holds the Professional Human Resource Management Certificate as well as being a Certified Client Trainer.

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