Our Team

The experience of the Dahl team reaches back to the beginnings of the settlement administration industry, and Dahl staff have administered thousands of cases and distributed billions in settlement proceeds. Dahl staff applies this expertise by placing a singular focus on serving clients.

Jeff Houdek

Jeff Houdek

President

Jeff Houdek is the President of Dahl. As President, Jeff provides strategic direction and leadership for the company and delivers expert consulting to clients in structuring settlement administration plans. Read Full Bio


Jeff Dahl

Jeff Dahl

Founder and Principal

Jeff co-founded Dahl Administration LLC in early 2008 and was previously a founding partner and co-owner at Rust Consulting, Inc., one of the two largest class action claims administration firms in the country. Read Full Bio

Kristin Dahl

Kristin Dahl

Principal

Kristin co-founded Dahl Administration LLC and leads the project management group. Kristin has eighteen years of project management experience solely in the field of class action claims administration. Read Full Bio

Kim Ness

Kim Ness

Principal

Kim is a long time industry professional, serving over 19 years as a project manager, senior project administrator and senior project manager at a large settlement administration firm. Read Full Bio

Nancy Baker

Nancy Baker

Principal

Nancy is a Principal with over ten years experience in securities and class action claims management. Prior to joining Dahl, Nancy was a project manager for Rust Consulting specializing in securities cases. Read Full Bio


Kelly Kratz

Kelly Kratz

Principal

Kelly Kratz is a Principal at Dahl with experience in the mortgage and financial services industries and more than eight years of Big 4 Public Accounting experience. Read Full Bio

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John Grudnowski

Media Director

In May 2009, John founded FRWD. He brings 18 plus years of PR and digital marketing services experience that he gained over the course of his career at Accenture, General Mills, Carmichael Lynch and Vail Resorts. Read Full Bio

Mark Fellows

Mark Fellows

Principal

Mark is an attorney whose work is focused on notice planning and project initialization for large or complex matters. He has particular expertise in drafting plain language notice and related documentation to comply with applicable legal standards. Read Full Bio



Laura Ross

Laura Ross

Sr. Project Manager

Laura is a Project Manager at Dahl Administration. Prior to joining the Dahl team, Laura was a practicing attorney specializing in Social Security disability law for over eight years. Laura graduated from the University of Minnesota with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism, and graduated from Hamline University School of Law in 2006. Read Full Bio



Dan Legierski

Dan Legierski

Principal

Dan Legierski is a Principal at Dahl who works closely with other Principals, Project Managers, and the Operations Team to ensure that our clients’ needs are met. His professional experience includes over twenty years of effectively leveraging technology to better process legal, regulatory, and consumer claims. Read Full Bio


John Snyder

John Snyder

Director of Information Technology

John is the architect of Dahl’s online claims portal, which allows parties to view and process cases over the internet using paperless workflow capabilities. He has over six years of information technology experience in legal claims processing and nearly 15 years of experience with information technology in general. Read Full Bio

Mary Wiseman

Mary Wiseman

National Director of Business Development

Mary is the National Director of Business Development at Dahl, and is responsible for providing expert consulting to aid clients in structuring the notice and claims administration processes. Read Full Bio


Sean Combs

Inside Sales Representative – Employment

Sean is an Inside Sales Representative with over eleven years’ experience in consumer class action claims management. Prior to joining Dahl, Sean was a Project Coordinator for Rust Consulting, specializing in high-volume claims processing and quality assurance. Read Full Bio

Kendra Alfieri

Project Initialization Manager

Kendra joined the Dahl team after working as a paralegal in corporate and commercial litigation. She has over ten years of experience in legal case management, which allows her to efficiently oversee the Initialization process. Read Full Bio

Carrie O'Connell

Project Manager

Carrie O'Connell joined the Dahl team after working for seven years as a Supervisor in a high volume legal claim processing organization. Carrie has eight years of experience in legal case management and quality control, which enables her to oversee a variety of settlements for Dahl and to lead our quality assurance team. Read Full Bio

Jeanna Artig

Project Manager

Jeanna Artig is a Project Manager at Dahl with 4 years’ experience working in various aspects of settlement administration. Prior to joining Dahl, Jeanna received her undergraduate degree from Anoka Ramsey Community College and served as a certified Ski instructor in Garmish, Germany. Read Full Bio

Joanna Artig

Project Manager

Joanna is Project Manager who has been a key contributor to Dahl’s Processing, Project Management, and Business Development teams. She possesses a breadth of experience that enables her to effectively serve Dahl’s clients and to structure and execute settlement administration plans that avoid common pitfalls. Read Full Bio

Megan Kinney

Project Manager

Megan is a Project Manager with more than a year’s experience in settlement administration. Her knowledge of the various stages of the notice and settlement administration project lifecycle allows her to provide efficient and cost-effective services to Dahl clients and class members. Read Full Bio

Gennadiy Katsnelson

Lead Software Developer

Gennadiy is a lead developer of the Dahl Transactions system that is used by Dahl employees for data management, claims processing, customer support, and payment distribution integration. Read Full Bio