About the AXE Team

People are the most important element of AXE. We thank all of our team members for their commitment and contributions every day. Below is a brief introduction to the AXE Executive Team.

Eric Shugarts

Eric Shugarts

Eric is an entrepreneur starting and leading companies in the information technology and pharmacy benefit administration spaces. Over the past fifteen years Eric has utilized his technology and business expertise to build the platforms driving a number of successful consumer savings programs, now administered by AXE. Eric is open to new opportunities and is fully invested in continued growth and taking AXE to the next level.

Al Branca

Al Branca

Al brings over 30 years of corporate sales and sales management expertise to the AXE team. Over his career, he has mastered the art of the sale in various industries including radio broadcasting, advertising, telecommunications, financial services and pharmacy benefits. He runs the day to day operations of the company and is a huge sales and training resource to marketing partners and independent agents.

Christine Brunetti

Christine Brunetti

Christine graduated from Rowan with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. For the past twenty-five years, she has worked in healthcare, property management, construction, and hospitality industries. Christine supervises accounting practices throughout the organization. As part of the executive team she is involved in strategic matters relating to operations, cost-benefit analysis and forecasting department needs.

Big Bertha

Big Bertha

Bertha is a Koi from Japan and has enjoyed the position as the AXE Offices mascott since 2018. She is responsible for looking pretty, patrolling the pond and keeping the goldfish in line. In her copious free time she enjoys swimming in circles, blowing bubbles and chasing after food pellets and flakes. Bertha's goal is to maintain dominance as the largest fish in the pond.