JDi is led by a unique team of industry leading experts – all driven to develop technology that redefines how organizations work.

With experience ranging from managing Fortune 500 companies to overseeing operational improvements and IT development, the JDi Team sets the bar in thought leadership and product innovation.

Their expertise is dynamic software solutions, but their passion — the ‘why’ that drives JDi — is helping people experience power and productivity every day in the work they do.

Meet some of the Executive and Support Team of JDi Data Corporation. JDi Data has worked hard to assemble a group of experts whose skills are complementary. By working together, our team of strategic thinking professionals with 21st century skills, industry knowledge and unmatched experience delivers the most complete solution possible to our clients.

The members of our team have diverse backgrounds, education and experience, but we share a common passion and thirst for learning. With over 30 years of software development expertise, our mission is to be active listeners when it comes to clients’ needs in order to pursue intuitive software solutions with creativity and passion to exceed expectations.

James DeRosa Chairman

James DeRosa

Chairman & Founder

James DeRosa has spent his life as a business innovator with over 30 years of extensive experience in the IT and software industry. Early on in life, James was able to recognize a deep fascination with technology, and in 1992, he wrote his first claim product. As a natural result of his long-standing interest in IT and close work with the insurance industry, James established JDi Data as an information technology company for carriers, risk managers, third-party administrators, and public entities. Today, James continues to expand the JDi brand as the head of an inimitable company that specializes in providing unique solutions for now that work for tomorrow.
Joe Wolczanski CEO

Joe Wolczanski

CEO

Joe Wolczanski has over 30 years of experience in the corporate world where he has developed extensive knowledge in process and system optimization. While working at several Fortune 150 companies, Joe successfully used advanced technology to optimize business processes and significantly reduce cycle time to create a new standard of efficiency, setting the bar for financial system operations. As CEO at JDi Data, he works hands on with all aspects of the company to ensure smooth operations and top customer satisfaction. With Joe’s leadership and smart business acumen, JDi Data has been able to stand out in a congested market as a uniquely innovative company.

Michael Del Fierro National Accounts Executive

Michael Del Fierro

National Accounts Executive

Michael hails from a long history based in the insurance and finance industries, in which he established the necessary experience to orient himself as the Senior Account Development Specialist at JDi Data. He initially established his networking skills right after college as a professional tennis instructor by learning how to connect with his students. As an insurance broker and financial representative for a Fortune 500 company, he attained valuable industry experience and became an expert at listening and creating beneficial solutions for his clients. Now, at JDi data, Michael has taken his strong industry background and applied it for a dynamic approach to delivering innovative solutions that exceed expectations.

Christine Erwin Director of Vendor Cost Control

Christine Erwin

Director of Vendor Cost Control

Before JDi, Christine managed a largescale yacht refinishing company, managing funds, allocating resources, and overseeing all of their day-to-day operations. Her 19 years of experience has established her as an invaluable leader that knows how to promote a cohesive work space while successfully accomplishing the day’s objectives. As head of the Shared Services and Vendor Cost Control departments, Christine oversees JDi Data operations and client relationships for carriers, law firms, and corporate clients. Her professional team of industry experts have extensive knowledge in complex financial litigation, insurance claims processing, additional insured endorsements, and legal communications.

Joe Collins Information Technology Director

Joe Collins

Information Technology Director

Joseph has more than a decade of experience in the Information and Technology sector. As a graduate of Cornell University, Joseph majored in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering, and has become the JDi team’s leading expert in I.T. He’s fluent in more than 20 programming languages and platforms such as Perl, Java, Solaris, Linux, Atmel, and Sybase, to name a few. His broad range of work experience has given him the ability to design, implement, support, and enhance a multitude of computing infrastructures. Joseph’s diverse background provides invaluable insight for developing and supervising technologies that is critical for bringing change-resistant industries into the 21st century.

Matt Francis Director of Business Development

Matt Francis

Director of Business Development

Matt Francis, a graduate of Florida State University, started his career with St. Paul Insurance Company. First introduced to technology at AIG in a year-long project to replace their legacy claim system with a “Rules Based” platform resulted in unprecedented productivity gains. As Director of Claims at Ports America he led the transition from a legacy claim system to JDi’s feature-rich Claims Manager.

He is also the inventor on two patents associated with calculating Average Weekly Wage and Compensation rates in each of the 50 States. Matt eventually joined JDi and leveraged his subject matter expertise to help clients achieve their goals through technological solutions and as Director of Business Development Matt is responsible for forming strategic relationships.