Michael Kozole - President and Chief Executive Officer / Director
Michael Kozole is a Certified Public Accountant in public practice since 1978. He has over 35 years of experience in helping notable companies prep and analyze financial reports for compliance and strategic planning purposes.
Eric Hernes / Chief Technology Officer
An engineer and business economist, inventor and product developer with over twenty years of experience in video technology. Notably Mr. Hernes' past achievements include extensive development for LodgeNet Entertainment Corporation in design for interactive on demand movie play back systems, and as the innovator of technology for the color blind to see detail in video otherwise invisible. Hernes is the founder of Audio Video Foundry, LLC and Q Inc.
Deborah Bello / Controller and Chief Administrative Manager
Ms. Bello is a professional in business support with versatility across numerous financial and business disciplines, with more than twenty years of experience.
Joseph Laxague General Counsel
Mr. Laxague's practice focuses on securities and business law, including SEC reporting and compliance, public and private offerings, and mergers and acquisitions. He is a graduate of University of Notre Dame law school.
Leonard J. DeRoma - Director
Mr. Leonard J. DeRoma is a founding partner and Chief Financial Officer of the Invictus Group LLC, a bank advisory and data intelligence company. Invictus has created a complete series of proprietary analytics and a massive database for the analysis and comparison of banks. Invictus provides strategic planning and M&A strategy to numerous bank clients around the United States. He is also President and Chief Executive Officer of Wildwood Capital LLC, a consulting and business development firm that provides financial forecasting, planning, and IP licensing advisory to small and medium size companies.
Mr. DeRoma has spent the last 40 years in financial services in both corporate finance and fixed income trading. Prior to Invictus and Wildwood Mr. DeRoma spent 5 years at Citibank pioneering financial planning and forecasting for middle market companies. Subsequently he spent 5 years as SVP/Managing Director at Lehman Brothers creating term collateralized financing vehicles. At BZW (predecessor to Barclays Capital) Mr. DeRoma served as President of US fixed income including trading, sales, underwriting, research and derivatives and was responsible for global securities financing. Subsequent to Barclays Mr. DeRoma was appointed Senior Managing Director of fixed income for McDonald Investments and KeyCorp. Mr. DeRoma has served on the Board of Directors of the Bond Market Association, the Microcap Fund, and McDonald Investments, Inc. and has been a speaker on numerous financial topics in the US, Europe and Asia. In addition he serves on a number of advisory boards across several industries.
Mr. DeRoma holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Masters in Business Administration from the Harvard Business School.
David Nissman, Esq. - Director
David Nissman is a veteran of the United States Department of Justice having served as the U.S. Attorney for the Virgin Islands, as an Assistant U.S. Attorney, and as Publisher for the Department of Justice where he created nationwide publications in law and was distinguished with multiple DOJ commendations and awards.
Mr. Nissman is a published author/co-author of five law books including, “Follow the Money”, A Guide to Financial and Money Laundering Investigations, Corpus Juris Publishing Co., Conyers, Ga. (2005)
Formerly the CEO of Bridge Capital, LLC and Stone Tree, LLLP, Mr. Nissman currently provides Board of Director services for several private banks and an engineering company. He is also a partner in Export Service Strategies, LLC, Free Wind Energy, LLC and JOULE, EPC. Independently, Mr. Nissman provides consulting services in the arenas of PR strategies, business development, Government and Public Policy, and a variety of investment development strategies.