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SAN DIEGO (Dec. 3, 2015) – Financial Fitness Group (FFG) – a San Diego-based company that offers a Software as a Service-based (SaaS) platform to help employees assess, benchmark and improve their personal financial knowledge, while improving productivity and reducing risk for their employers – has added three members to its board of directors.

“As the company continues to grow, we needed to add additional depth and diversity of skills to the company,” says Andrew Meyer, CEO, Financial Fitness Group. “Their expertise in online learning, human resources and benefits, and growing early stage enterprise SaaS software companies complement each other and FFG’s objectives.”

Deb Karstetter is an accomplished executive and recognized leader in the employee benefits industry. She was the past president of the International Foundation of Employee Benefits Specialists, and vice chair of the Council of Employee Benefits Executives (CEBE). Karstetter was also executive vice president at ABD Insurance & Financial Services, and division president at Minet Insurances Services. She is the founder of Executive nSight, where she provides leadership consulting to developing organizations for sustained growth and profitability. Karstetter is also an angel investor with The Angels Forum, a venture capital firm specializing in investments in seed and early stage companies.

Patrick Quirk is a C level software executive who has been CEO of multiple software companies, effectively leading them through high growth and exits. High-profile companies he’s worked with include Emptoris – an IBM Company – GoldenGate Software, Oracle, Keynote Systems, PeopleSoft Corporation and JDA (formerly i2 Technologies). He was also CEO of Achievers – a leader in the employee recognition market. Quirk was previously on the board of Plex Systems during their acquisition by Francisco Partners.

Rick Hernandez founded “I Drive Safely,” a wholly owned division of eDriving, LLC, the leading provider of online driver education and behind-the-wheel driver training in the U.S. He led the company as managing director for 16 years, before successfully exiting. Hernandez is also a member of Tech Coast Angels, the largest angel investor network in the U.S. and the number one source of startup funding in Southern California.

For more information about Financial Fitness Group, visit: http://financialfitnessgroup.com/.

About Financial Fitness Group
Financial Fitness Group offers employers a suite of SaaS software applications that deliver powerful, interactive personal finance and investing learning solutions designed to help staff better understand and manage their personal finances. FFG’s programs enable employers to understand the financial health of their employees and its impact on their organizations’ profits and productivity, check out www.actionac.net. Once assessed, FFG’s expertly designed educational content and coursework addresses each employee’s unique situation, effectively improving employees’ financial knowledge and behaviors, while reducing employee turnover, increasing employee usage of benefits and improving employee productivity.

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