Board of Advisors – 1.0

Elaine L. Arozarena
Elaine is a world-renowned International Advisor and is founding partner of Global Strategic Advise Services with vast experience in the world of emerging markets and change management.

Eugene D. Atkinson
Founder and Managing Director at Atkinson Capital since June 2005.

Hernan F. Calabro
Chief Executive Officer of Global Express Argentina, S.A., a premier custom brokerage, freight forwarding and logistics enterprise in Argentina.

Eduardo Castro-Wright
Eduardo is an investor, with portfolio companies in Silicon Valley, Southern California, and Europe.

Sergio Costa, Ph.D. MSEd
Dr. Sergio Costa is Lecturer and Director of Online Learning for the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy.

Dr. Peter Cressy
Dr. Peter Cressy, a distinguished educator and retired U.S. Navy Rear Admiral, has served as President and CEO of the Distilled Spirits Council, President of the Massachusetts Maritime Academy, and Chancellor of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.

John D’Agostino
Managing Director of DMS Governance – the world’s largest private company governance firm, and is one of the firm’s Governance practice leaders, providing guidance and independent oversight to boards of directors in a variety of industries.

Alvaro Diez de Medina
A corporate securities attorney by trade, Mr. Diez de Medina runs a Global Macro Multi Family Office for Latin American High Net-Worth Families, out of Montevideo, Uruguay.

Anthony Faulise
Mr. Faulise serves as Student Global’s CTO and Head of Product, and has over 20 years’ experience managing consumer digital and mobile products. He holds an MBA from Duke University and BSE in Engineering from Princeton University.

Marco Franco
Mr. Marco Franco is a Senior Financial Markets Executive, currently employed as Treasurer by Banco Davivienda, one of Colombia’s oldest and most respected banks.

Stanley Friedman
Stan has served as Managing Director and Chief HR Officer for Fortress Investment Group, while Fortress grew from 550 to 1,100 employees and $26 billion to $56 billion in AUM.

Niraj A. Gupta
Mr. Gupta has more than 25 years of combined experience analyzing and investing in the technology, media, and telecommunications (TMT) industries.

Blair M. Jacobs
Blair is a partner in the Intellectual Property practice at Paul Hastings and is based in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office.

Dr. Jimmy Jung, Ph.D.
Dr. Jimmy Jung currently serves as the Vice President for Enrollment Management at the of University Houston-Downtown.

Dr. Eduardo X. Jurado Bejar
Former Chief of Staff to the Honorable Lenin Moreno, President of the Republic of Ecuador.

Larry Kirshner
Larry is a Co-President at Frenkel Benefits – an EPIC Company, responsible for the executive management and leadership that drives the operation and success of Frenkel Benefits.

Michael Lacovara
Michael is a partner at Latham Watkins, an elite law firm. Mike works in the Litigation Trial Department of the New York office; he is also a member of the Antitrust and Complex Commercial Litigation Practices.

Lynn Lax
Lynn served as Head of HR Americas for ICAP’s voice and electronic businesses and then as Global HR Head for ICAP’s voice broking business.

Steve Lockton
Steve Lockton is a major shareholder of Lockton Companies, LLC, the world’s largest privately held, independent insurance broker, with annual revenues of roughly 1.6B.

David Mazzucco
David is the Chief Operating Officer, Americas Broking for ICAP, a leading wholesale broker and provider of information services in the global financial services industry.

Nancy Newman
Nancy Newman serves as Senior Vice President of Human Resources at Viacom Inc., a global entertainment and media conglomerate ranking 221 on the Fortune 500, overseeing MTV, VH1 and LOGO, a network targeting the LGBTQ community.

Isabel Noboa de Loor
Founder of well-known Ecuadorian enterprises such as FANN, Luis Noboa Naranjo Foundation, Semillas de Amor Foundation, as well as, The Nobis Foundation, Isabelis a well-known name in the who’s who Ecuadorian financial system.

Pavlos Protopapas Ph.D.
Pavlos Protopapas received his PhD in theoretical physics from the University of Pennsylvania.

Kevin Scroggins
Kevin is the President of USI for the Southwest region.

Dan Weinfurter
Dan is the managing partner of Chicago Growth Consultants LLC, a firm that provides advisory services on growth, sales effectiveness, and new product/services launch.

Patrick Hennessey, M.D.
Patrick is a Johns Hopkins trained ENT surgeon and has engaged in substantial National Institutes of Health (NIH) funded cancer research. He graduated from Carleton College with honors, earning a bachelor’s degree in Biology with a concentration in Biochemistry.
Ryan Nuckols
Ryan Nuckols is the President of Benefit Consulting Insurance Agency, LLC.  With over 20 years of experience in the group insurance industry, Ryan has been a top producer and leader throughout his career.
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