Nelson E. Rincon
Chief Executive Officer and Founder
Nelson is an accomplished global and multilingual executive with more than 35 years of experience. Nelson was awarded the 2020 GCIF recognition as a member of the Top 100 Global Leaders in Finance and was recently invited to become a member of the South Florida Journal - Leadership Trust, a membership exclusive to recognized leaders. Nelson has held partner and global/regional leadership roles in the big four global consulting firms for over 20 years and held C-Suite international positions in large multinationals. He has been highly regarded as an outstanding senior professional in the global M&A advisory and International tax structuring services space. Nelson is also an Advisory Board Member of EPIC Financial Funding, Inc. He holds a bachelors of science in public accounting in Venezuela and a masters of science in taxation from the University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida.
Board Advisor, International Tax
Bryan has over 20 years of tax and accounting experience in the big four industry (Deloitte) 10 of which spent leading the global tax functions of two different oilfield service companies. He has a master’s degree in taxation from the University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business and a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Texas at Austin, The Red McCombs School of Business
Board Advisor, European Operations
Experienced European Regional partner (Deloitte, BDO and Ryan). Advised Dutch and foreign multinational corporations on direct taxes, focusing on reorganizations, mergers, and takeovers. Represented Fortune 500 corporations. He is an attorney at law with a master’s science in Economics from the Erasmus University Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
Phillip "Randy" Carson
Board Advisor, Clean Energy Funding
Phillip is a Managing Partner of Epic Financial Funding, Inc. located in greater Cincinnati, Ohio and registered in Florida. The company represents traditional lending and banking conduits, with an emphasis on land development, debt/equity projects, public financing & alternative energy worldwide. Since 2004 Randy has added various national and international money conduits from global banks, hedge funds, insurance institutions and private equity firms and the top 10 firms that provide joint ventures, commercial lending, and trade financing. He engages in transaction amounts from $10 Million USD and upwards of two billion on a single deal over the required time, public or private.
Randy has 40 years’ experience in financial services and lending and began his career in 1974 as Founder and President of Clermont Insurance and Financial Services. In 1993 Mr. Carson founded Midwest National Mortgage Bank, where his company was nationally rated in the top 100 privately owned mortgage banks in the United States.
AVZIRE and EPIC Financial Funding are Global Strategic Partners in the Energy and Sustainable Real Estate Financing Program.
William "Barry" Wethington
Board Advisor, Oil and Gas
Barry is an accomplished Oil and Gas Energy executive - he has over 25 years of global exploration, appraisal and development experience. During his career he worked for BP Exploration across 7 different countries managing upstream developments, government and partner relations and business developments in General Manager and Vice President roles. He also spent 6 years as a Senior Consulting Advisor to Saudi Aramco where he advised on in-country asset management and also played a key role in creating and progressing their newly formed International Gas business. In addition to advising senior Aramco executives, he was responsible for business development in North America and Africa.
He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Geological Sciences and a Master’s degree in Energy and Mineral Resources through the Petroleum Engineering College both at the University of Texas at Austin.
Board Advisor - Management Consulting
Mr. Ted Landgraf is the President and CEO of Above the Standard (ATS), a Global Management Consulting firm specialized in Procurement, Supply Chain, Quality Earnings, Business Applied Artificial Intelligence, Operations and Business Processes. ATS has engaged with clients in over 150 countries in the US, Europe, Middle East, and Asia-Pacific. ATS clients include the most prestigious companies in the world in the world such as BP Oil, BP Petronas, ExxonMobil Exploration and Production, GE, AstraZeneca, Bristol Myers Squibb, Volkswagen Group Malaysia, Bank of America, Capital One, MetLife, Hess, Brunei Gas Carriers Sendirian Berhad, Bank Indonesia (Indonesia) and Fluor Corporation among others. Mr. Ted Landgraf has global experience empowering and changing the lives for many executives, leaders, and organizations globally, having increased profits in the tens of billions of dollars with sustainable outcomes to ATS’ clients. Mr. Landgraf is a dedicated and highly motivated executive with more than 30 years global in Business processes, Training, Strategy, Procurement, Finance, and Leadership experience in many different industries, from small to Fortune 500 companies. He has created and implemented best business practices in operations, leadership, governance, contract templates and developed comprehensive intellectual property in procurement, cost reduction, and other areas that are transferable across all business sectors Mr. Ted Landgraf and ATS have successfully achieved billions of dollars in cost savings and process improvements for its clients over a 30 years span. ATS and AVZIRE are Global Strategic Partners where ATS provides significant value through its performance base procurement and supply chain assessments, business applied artificial intelligence to marketing and operations, training, merchant services and other specialized areas of management consulting.
Board Advisor, Real Estate
Dan has over 30 years of high-level real estate syndication experience. He designed and developed eVest Technology drawing from years of crowdfunding experience and expanded knowledge of the intricacies of digital technology and marketing.
During his 30-plus-year career in real estate, Summers has been instrumental in some of the nation’s largest real estate transactions. Having spent decades interfacing with Goldman Sachs, Lehman Brothers, Deutsche Bank, CBS, Westinghouse and Bank of Boston, among others, Summers has built a national reputation for integrity, honesty and transparency.
Board Advisor, Consumer Products
Accomplished executive and FMCG brand builder with an entrepreneurial, balanced mindset – over 25 years of sales, marketing and strategy experience. Proven track record growing market leading brands in US, Latin America and Canada, at Ralston Purina, ConAgra Foods and over thirteen years in the alcohol beverage industry with Brown-Forman. Most recently led growth of American whiskey, Scotch, vodka, tequila and wine brands in Latin America as General Manager, Latin America & Caribbean and General Director, Canada (leading a team of over fifty). Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and an MBA from Washington University, St. Louis. Fluent in English and Spanish, with solid
understanding of French.
Engineering and an MBA from Washington University, St. Louis. Fluent in English and Spanish, with solid understanding of French
Board Advisor, Project Management
Carlos is a global leader in organization consulting, project management, process management and improvement, supply chains, procurement and sourcing, shared services and technology. Carlos has a vast experience in different industries such as oil and gas, telecommunications, information technology, manufacturing, automotive, etc. Mr. Torres holds a bachelor of science in industrial and systems' engineering and a masters in innovation for business from the Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education, currently known as Tecnológico de Monterrey.
Chief Operating Officer
Mrs. Eysa Reyes-Rincon is a global executive with strong experience in the corporate finance, tax and management consulting for more than 25 years. Eysa was formerly Global Employer Services' Tax Director at Deloitte Venezuela and held multiple international Senior Financial Positions in multinational corporations. She also acted as the lead advisor in the foundation of a financial company in Panamá. Eysa has proven experience of business transformation through new market development initiatives. As the CEO and Co-founder of AVZIRE Human Capital LTD. Mrs. Reyes-Rincon offers high level consultative recruitment solutions and work with a variety of organizations ranging from blue chip multinationals, to small and medium sized enterprises who are expanding into both their domestic and non-domestic markets. Following the successful launch of the Executive Recruitment Services for Banking & Finance Consulting, IT & Telecom, Engineering industries; Mrs. Reyes-Rincon works with her clients in all sectors on domestic and international roles, bringing her understanding of leadership for significant, wide projects, typically with large budgets and sizeable staff, focused on meeting project commitments, including communications with stakeholders. Her expertise goes to Management Consulting, accounting & financial systems, and current managerial administrative processes consistent with corporate policies, internal controls, HR, Operations, Sales and Marketing to new industry areas. Mrs. Eysa Reyes-Rincón is also the COO of the AVZIRE group of companies where she oversights all aspects relative to corporate finance, treasury and operations and actively participates in corporate financial modeling and tax engagements. Eysa has a Bachelor of Science in public accounting in Venezuela and a Master of Science in Professional Management from the University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida.
Kendall A. Almerico
Kendall A. Almerico is an attorney with 30+ years’ experience who is considered one of the top crowdfunding and JOBS Act experts in the United States. Kendall was called “one of the top Regulation A+ attorneys in the country” by Forbes and was named the 17th most influential thought leader in the crowdfunding industry by VentureBeat and was the top ranked practicing attorney on the prestigious list. Inc. magazine named Kendall to its list of “Top 19 Crowdfunding Experts Startups Need to Know.” Onalytica ranked Kendall #1 on its 2016 list of the Top 100 crowdfunding influencers in the world. Kendall and his crowdfunding websites have appeared in the New York Times, USA Today, Washington Post, Washington Times, Huffington Post, Forbes, Bloomberg, Reuters, the New York Daily News, Business Insider, Christian Science Monitor, Fox Business Network and Yahoo News and hundreds of newspaper, blog, radio and television interviews including CNN, CNBC, CBS, ABC, NBC, FOX, CCTV and Bloomberg TV.
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