Meet the Great People behind it all!
Peter is not only the Founder of Make The Connection, Inc. he is also the Managing Partner at Staver & Anderson, P.C. He is a general practice attorney who has been an active member of the Michigan Bar Association since 1985. He is a former U.S. Naval Officer, a retired Registered Nurse and a retired Registered Nurse Anesthetist.
This background allowed him to start his legal practice in the area of health care law. He represented the Michigan Association of Nurse Anesthetists as general counsel with emphasis in legislative activity. He lectured at state meetings, universities and hospitals representing health care providers in areas of third party reimbursement, corporate and business structures, service contracts, staff privileges and license restorations.
His firm, Staver & Anderson, P.C. focuses in matters of health care law, corporate and business structures, estate planning, elder law, probate, divorce and family law, trial practice, real property law, commercial litigation, dispute resolutions, business planning, personal finance including bankruptcy and, business formations and dissolutions.
As an inventor and holder of several patents, Peter has always been highly directed in being on the cutting edge. While working with programmers and developers, he was able to develop his WebRTC browser based, peer-to-peer encrypted, proprietary software with video and audio programming to ensure a secure attorney/client "privileged" communication online. His online services were created to make it more convenient, faster and easier for his clients to reach him.
Jon is a seasoned executive who has built and managed startups as well as large-scale businesses. This includes his role as CEO of a Thomson Reuters business which he grew from $45MM in revenue to almost $500MM while building its operating income margins in excess of 50 percent and never having a non-growth year in the 21 years he spent as CEO. He expanded this business across North America and drove new development to the UK, Argentina, and Brazil.
Baron has extensive skills in mergers and acquisitions, building and executing short-term and long-term strategic plans, regulatory compliance, sales and marketing, building and managing technology development organizations that produce leading-edge products and services, and recruiting highly skilled leadership teams.
Baron is also an inventor of three patents, the recipient of the 2016 Leading Edge Alliance Global’s “On The Edge Innovation Award,” was named to Accounting Today’s “100 Most Influential People in Accounting” 15 times, and in 2015 was named one of the founding members of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Security Summit launched by then IRS Commissioner John Koskinen. The Security Summit met on a regular basis with the Commissioner with the objective of tackling the significant problem of tax refund identity theft.
Chief Operating Officer
Frank leads the strategic technology vision for Make the Connection and oversees the on and offshore software development of our products. He brings 25 years of professional software development experience working at both startups and holding senior technology leadership roles at a fortune 100 company. He’s built products ranging from small desktop and mobile apps, to cloud native enterprise scaled software solutions utilized by millions of users around the globe.
Peter J. Staver
Chief Executive Officer
Chief Strategy Officer
Rosetta started working with Peter in 1999 as an experienced paralegal. She managed case files in real estate, elder law, corporate, criminal, business law and litigation matters. As the economy struggled from 2006 through 2010 she led the firm's loan modification and credit relief and collections department. From 2010 to present she is the Marketing Director for Peter's law firm. In this capacity, she monitors their analytics and ad word campaigns, website development and updates, social media campaigns and keeps the firm up to date on the continuing changes in the rules of ethics and regulations for online video communication in law firms.
As a business owner, Rosetta has been able to expand her entrepreneurial abilities and extensive background in management, retail, B2B sales, marketing and customer service with Make The Connection, Inc.
Rosetta manages all of the administration needs for Make The Connection, Inc. and, is the key contributor in the software and user interface development and marketing strategies. Her commitment to expert customer service is, and always has been, the forefront of her career.
Chief Technology Officer
He is experienced in folding in multiple acquisitions including a 400M Global Software Development company with 100 technology staff in the US and India. He also possesses extensive experience in various software development management roles leading multiple small, highly focused teams, responsible for building complex systems and profitable products with a global workforce.
He is no stranger to all phases of the software development lifecycle including project management, functional and technical design, software development, testing and experience with many programming languages, operating systems, frameworks, and methodologies.
Frank has received numerous industry awards for innovative software products and holds several software related patents.