Lexington National has the experience and expertise to help you succeed in the bail bond business.
Phyllis Kimmelman Frank, Vice President: With more than 40 years in the bail bond business, Phyllis has the practical “been there, done that” knowledge and experience. Her father, Herman Kimmelman, was a bail agent for over 40 years, and Phyllis literally grew up in the business. Phyllis and her husband, Fred, established and operated Fred Frank Bail Bonds, a very successful bail bond business in Baltimore, Maryland, which is still run by the Frank Family. In 2005, Phyllis and Fred were inducted in to the PBUS Hall of Fame.
Ronald “Ronnie” Frank, President: A lifetime of industry experience has afforded Ronnie the unique opportunity to see both the bail bond and insurance sides of the equation. His parents – Fred and Phyllis Frank – established a bail bond business that Ronnie now owns and operates. Few are more versed in the “total” business and industry issues at hand.
Mark T. Holtschneider, Executive Vice President and General Counsel: After starting his career as a CPA specializing in small business accounts, Mark graduated from law school and worked as a trial lawyer. He then became in-house counsel for several large surety companies before joining Lexington National. Since joining the company, he has worked closely with bondsmen around the country to help solve their problems and grow their businesses. In 2010, Mark received the PBUS “Individual of The Year” award.
Kim Marzullo, CFO, Vice President: After obtaining her CPA, Kim worked as the controller of various small businesses. At Lexington National, Kim handles all accounting, finance, and tax issues, including BUF accounts and 1099s. In addition, Kim has worked with numerous Departments of Insurance on rate, form and other regulatory issues.
Randy K. Parton, Senior Vice President: Having started in the business in 1974, Randy brings more than 30 years of experience to Lexington National. Randy, as a 2006 PBUS Hall of Famer, has succeeded in every facet of the bail bond business, from forfeiture prevention and management to fugitive recovery to owning his own bail bond office, to operating a successful general agency, to working at the insurance company level for more than ten years. He has done it all in this profession, and thrives on sharing his experience, insight, and knowledge with others. Randy not only loves bail, he lives bail.
Dennis Sew, Director of Producer Relations: When it comes to fugitive recovery, Dennis is one of the best. On the federal level, he has worked with the U.S. Marshall Service, FBI, DEA, ATF, Secret Service, and Homeland Security. On the state level, Dennis has worked with police, sheriff and other law enforcement officers in almost every state. If a Producer has a question about fugitive recovery, Dennis can provide the answer. In 2009, Dennis was recognized by the PBUS as the “Bail Bondsman of The Year.”
Lisa Slater, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer: Lisa started as Lexington National’s first employee in 1990. She has worked at every level in the organization and now serves as the Chief Operating Officer, in charge of the day-to-day operations of the company.
Nicholas J. Wachinski, Esquire, Chief Executive Officer: Nick joins Lexington National having served the industry for the past several years as Executive Director of the American Bail Coalition, where he was deeply involved in legislative and legal matters on behalf of the sureties and agents that ABC serves. Prior to his time at ABC, Nick served as General Counsel to BailUSA, Inc. and specifically assigned Counsel to Seneca Insurance Company. He has served as a judicial instructor in both Pennsylvania and California, where he regularly teaches bail setting and bail bond industry matters.
Scott Williams, Vice President: Scott’s 8 years of employment at the Baltimore City Sheriff’s Department, provided him the opportunity to become an expert on the criminal justice system and dealing with criminal defendants. In 2000, he joined Fred Frank Bail Bonds, run by Lexington National’s President, Ronnie Frank. For over a decade, Scott dedicated himself to understanding every aspect of the retail bail bond business. Then Scott joined Lexington National in 2011. In addition to his law enforcement and bail expertise, Scott also holds a B.A. in Business from the University of Baltimore.