Business Development Team

Business Development Team


Joel Hurst

VP of Business Development, Southeast

Joel Hurst serves advisors located east of the Mississippi. Joel is an avid cyclist, kayaker, snowboarder and enjoys outdoor activities in general.


Ryan Donovan

VP of Business Development, Northeast

Ryan Donovan joined Orion in 2014 to establish a local presence in the Northeast. Ryan is a New York native and self proclaimed gastronomist who enjoys golf, travel and relaxing at home with his wife and kids.


Jina Horton

VP of Business Development, Northwest

Jina Horton joined Orion in 2015 and brought expertise in both Operations and Sales to Orion’s Seattle office. She will be maximizing her moxie as a local presence in the Northwest as she helps advisors realize solutions for their business. In her rare spare time, she is a closet baker, wine enthusiast, hiker, wife, and mother of two beautiful daughters.

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Ben Frantz

VP of Business Development, Southcentral

Ben puts his experience in both operations and sales to work to help advisors best utilize Orion’s technology. When not on the golf course or watching sports, Ben can be found spending time with friends and family.

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Paul Wick

VP of Business Development, Midwest

Paul Wick joined Orion in 2017 to serve advisors in the Midwest. Paul loves hunting, golfing, watching sports, and staying busy with his wife and newborn son.


George Svagera

VP of Business Development, Southwest

George Svagera joined Orion in 2013 as a Western-focused team member. George sits on the board of the local Mustaches for Kids charity, but ironically has a hard time growing a mustache himself.

Internal Sales


Phillip Colling

Internal Sales

Since 2015, Phillip has been helping advisors utilize the Orion platform in the ways that best suit their unique needs. Phil enjoys spending time with his wife and kids, being active outdoors, and watching sports.


Joe Badalucco

Internal Sales

Joe comes to work each day excited to help advisors use Orion’s customizable solution to improve their business. Joe enjoys sports, golf, exercising, and hanging out with family and friends.

Josh Benson

Josh Benson

Internal Sales

Josh has years of experience on both the Orion Service and Implementation teams. He will work with you to ensure that your firm can maximize Orion to its fullest potential. Josh enjoys sports, exercising, and trying new craft beers.

Tyler Vacek

Tyler Vacek

Internal Sales

Tyler Vacek helps advisory firms function better in all aspects so they can achieve their core business goals. Tyler loves playing golf, watching his favorite teams and binge-watching shows on Netflix.



Kyle Hiatt

EVP Business Development

Kyle Hiatt oversees Orion’s Sales Team and works to build Orion’s relationships between custodians and technology vendors in order to bring increasing value to Orion’s customers.


Todd Bertucci

VP of Institutional Business Development

Todd Bertucci has a passion for helping advisors find the right technology for their business. Todd stays busy at home spending time with his wife and three children and getting in a game of golf when he can.