Our Dynamic Executive Management Team

Our management combines extensive bankruptcy industry expertise with valuable experience in creating successful entrepreneurial businesses. The result is an exceptional team with the knowledge, skills and capabilities to help ensure the success of your business.

Eric Kurtzman | Chief Executive Officer

As Co-Founder of Kurtzman Carson Consultants (KCC), Mr. Kurtzman along with Jonathan Carson grew the start-up venture into the nation’s largest administration agency in the Corporate Bankruptcy arena with over $100mm in revenues before selling the enterprise to an international publicly-traded company. Mr. Kurtzman held the roles of CEO, COO, CFO and General Counsel, but over the years of growth replaced himself with a high-power team and retained the role of CEO, integrating and guiding this high-power team toward national dominance and the ultimate sale exit strategy. Prior to founding KCC, Mr. Kurtzman was corporate-restructuring attorney with Pachulski Stang in the firm’s Los Angeles office.
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Jonathan Carson | CEOJonathan Carson | Chief Executive Officer

As Co-Founder, President and Chief Marketing Officer of Kurtzman Carson Consultants (KCC), Mr. Carson launched an entrepreneurial effort with Eric Kurtzman to innovate the administration of large corporate bankruptcy cases by introducing best-in-class technology and services to an industry that was in need of both. After selling KCC to Computershare in 2009 Mr. Carson (along with Mr. Kurtzman) led the integration of KCC into one of the world’s largest financial-services platforms. Prior to the founding of KCC, Mr. Carson was a corporate-restructuring attorney with Kirkland & Ellis LLP. He started his legal career as the Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Geraldine Mund, United States Bankruptcy Judge, Central District of California.
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Steve Moore - Chief Executive Officer | BMSSteve Moore | Chairman of the Board

Mr. Moore has transitioned from Chief Executive Officer to Chairman of the Board. He has a long background in restructuring, serving in a variety of roles including Chief Restructuring Officer, Plan Administrator, and Liquidating Trustee. Mr. Moore has served as the Interim COO for JJB, a UK-based retailer and CRO for Movie Gallery/Hollywood Video, a home entertainment retail chain, as well as for Friedman’s Jewelers. Having first-hand expertise in managing large Chapter 11’s and numerous restructuring matters, Mr. Moore brings real world insights regarding the evolving needs of BMS clients and how to meet those needs through our software platforms and services.
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David S. Watkins - Founder | BMSDavid S. Watkins | Vice Chairman Emeritus

Mr. Watkins started on the ground floor with BMS in 1987, when it was first created to address the needs of Chapter 7 trustees. He helped to develop the industry’s current service model, which is to provide full service and support at no charge to the trustee. Mr. Watkins also masterminded such innovations as the integration of reporting with word processing and electronic banking. In 1994, Mr. Watkins was appointed an Associate Director to the Board of Directors of the National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees.
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Cory Clemmons - Chief Technology Officer | BMSCory Clemmons | Chief Technology Officer

With more than 20 years of IT leadership and global eBusiness management, Mr. Clemmons joined BMS in 2013 as Chief Technology Officer and assumes responsibility for the IT and development organization. Prior to joining BMS, Cory served as the Sr. Director of eBusiness and Collaboration Services for Ingram Micro – the world’s largest IT distributor. Before joining Ingram Micro, Cory worked as a Management Consultant for West Monroe Partners where he developed business and technology strategies for banking clients. Before that, Cory served as Vice President of eCommerce for Washington Mutual where he led the engineering design and infrastructure build-out efforts to transform their online banking platform.
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Dave Beltran - Chief Client Officer | BMSDave Beltran | Chief Client Officer

A bankruptcy industry veteran with over 15 years of supporting the needs of bankruptcy trustees and other fiduciaries, Mr. Beltran rejoined BMS in 2015 as Chief Client Officer. Prior to rejoining BMS, Dave served as the CEO of Title XI Software Solutions since 2013. Before that, Dave supported the technology needs of BMS clients in the Northeastern United States. From new client on-boarding to strategic planning and management, Dave has been involved in every aspect of the case administration support cycle. Prior to working in the bankruptcy industry, Dave worked with multinational insurance companies and with companies specializing in computer forensics and litigation support.
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MelindaMelinda Teter | Vice President of Client Services

Joining BMS in 2004, Ms. Teter has proven herself time and again as a champion for BMS clients. She was prominent in developing the industry-leading client-focused culture at BMS initially as part of the account management team and later as Director of Client Relations. Now, she oversees all support and service groups within the Company. With her extensive knowledge of the bankruptcy case administration process, Ms. Teter was instrumental in the development of the company’s next generation case administration software. Prior to joining BMS, Ms. Teter worked as a paralegal for many years overseeing all aspects in the administration of Chapter 7 bankruptcy cases.
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Brian Soper, VP of Business DevelopmentBrian Soper | Vice President of Corporate Restructuring

Since joining BMS in 2009, Brian has overseen the onboarding, management, and securitization over three billion dollars in estate funds for public and privately held companies in the energy, healthcare, and manufacturing sectors as well as financial and retail focused companies. Based in Chicago, he is actively involved with the TMA, ABI, AIRA, NAFER, and NABT organizations holding committee and board positions.
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