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David Chersonsky

David Chersonsky is an active hiker who enjoys taking pictures of outdoor scenery, such as mountains, desert plants, native wildlife, lakes, rivers, etc. He enjoys visiting out of the way places, off the beaten path. He enjoys rock climbing in a nearby urban park, sightseeing, going on day trips out of the way parts of the desert. He enjoys taking short walks and mountain bike riding as well. His other interests include reading, especially non fiction historical books. He has read a variety of history books about the American Revolution, as well as numerous books relating to World War II. Some of his favorite books involve recent financial history, especially relating to the “great recession”. He likes to find patterns involving recent global financial history, and then develop insights as to what the next challenges and opportunities are available in the global economy, particularly global equities markets and commodities. David likes to check up on the abnormal psychology of crowds as it particularly pertains to equities markets and commodities, as well as currencies and cryptocurrencies. He finds insights from such sources as ” Mad Money”, as well as “Seeking Alpha”, and “Bitcoin.com”, to be of significant value. He enjoys the theater of discussion boards regarding investing posted on the internet, particularly Reddit’s investment discussion boards. David is a strong critic of income inequality, particularly inequality in wealthy nations that can afford to provide a social safety net for their citizens. Mr. Chersonsky was instrumental in helping to found a small family organic health care products business, developing a business plan and working on marketing strategies. David was actively involved with His church, especially prior to Covid. He likes to get involved with community outreach, helping the homeless, those who are struggling just to get by. His future dreams involve owning a coffee farm, producing organic coffee using sustainable practices, as well as traveling, particularly visiting South America with his girlfriend. David lives and works in Maricopa county, Arizona and much appreciates the weather and job opportunities of living in Maricopa county. read more

Kyle Lorber

Kyle Lorber is an experienced and passionate Social Media Manager and Digital Marketer with a background leveraging social media marketing strategies for one of New York’s top-grossing private real estate firms. read more

Roddy Reef

Roddy Reef is a hard working and adaptable manager from Denver, Colorado with an extensive record of commercial construction experience. Roddy has many hobbies as well, however volunteering seems to be his favorite as it allows him to pursue his hobbies while finding ways to invest in other people. read more

Peter Zieve

Electroimpact founder Peter Zieve created his company as a haven for engineers in July 1986. He received his Ph.D. degree from the University of Washington in Medical Engineering and initially founded his company to commercialize the Low Voltage Electromagnetic Riveting technology. Thus, Electroimpact was formed and centered around the technology he invented in Doctoral Research. read more

Kim Renee Dunbar

Professor Kim Renee Dunbar was born in Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania, to Frank and Bernice Dunbar and grew up with her three sisters Bonnie, Laura, and Colleen. She attended Sewickley High School before receiving a B.S. degree in Chemistry with a minor in Mathematics. Kim went on to receive a Ph.D. in Inorganic Chemistry at Purdue University. She went on to do a postdoctoral stint at Texas A&M University with the late, renowned chemist F.A. Cotton before accepting a position as an Assistant Professor at Michigan State University in East Lansing, MI, where she quickly rose through the ranks to Distinguished Professor. Kim Renee is currently a University Professor and the Davidson Professor of Science in the Chemistry Department at Texas A&M University. Dr. Dunbar has been recognized with numerous awards for teaching and research over the years. Professor Dunbar has been featured along with other prominent women scientists, including Marie Curie, in an Editorial in Angewandte Chemie on Women in Chemistry. At Texas A&M University, she is the first woman in the College of Science to be named a Chaired Professor. She is the author of over 360 publications and served as an Associate Editor for the leading journal in her field, Inorganic Chemistry, for 12 years. Her experimental and theoretical work to understand physical and chemical phenomena has redirected and focused other researchers’ work in her field. read more

Hassan Dummar

Hassan Dummar is an entrepreneur and the CEO of Elixirme Beauty, a company that sells hair and skincare products. He formed the company in 2015 and has been improving on its product range and quality ever since. 5-years down the line, he has grown Elixirme to be one of the nation’s most competitive providers of natural hair and skincare products. Some of the company’s products include shampoos, conditioners, hair serum, heat and seal sprays, and charcoal face wash cleansers. He continues to oversee the company’s investments in technologies to improve the outcomes that customers get from its product offering. Hassan’s success as an entrepreneur results from hard work, a passion for the beauty industry, and his academic background. Hassan holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration and management. His educational background gave him the skills needed for management, marketing, and customer services. read more

Jim Feldkamp

James (Jim) Feldkamp was born in Roseburg, Oregon. He graduated from Oregon State University and joined the U.S. Navy, where he was assigned to fly the EA-6B, the Navy’s electronic attack aircraft. After active-duty Jim transferred to the reserves, and joined the FBI as a Special Agent working international terrorism cases. Trying his hand in politics, Jim resigned from the FBI to run for political office. read more

Bennet Schwartz

Transplanting his life from the U.S. to Australia has not halted the career of Bennet Schwartz, freelance creative director. Instead, the life and career of Bennet Schwartz Sydney resident have gone from strength to strength since the 2019 move. Bennet Schwartz already feels at home in Sydney and continues to find success using the creative skills he developed in the U.S. Born and raised in Austin, Texas, Bennet Schwartz Sydney creative director developed a strong reputation in the U.S. before moving to Australia. The competitive nature of Bennet Schwartz has taken him to Europe to compete in some of the world’s most dangerous brakeless bike races. read more

Matt Muller

Matt Muller is a native of southeast Louisiana and has lived in New Orleans for most of his life. He attended Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge where he earned both a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in history. read more

Stephen Kraus

Stephen Kraus is an entrepreneur with interests in real estate, and is the CEO of Baltimore Realty Group. His company specializes in the buying and selling of distressed, and renovating run down ones for sale. It also holds a portfolio of rentals that include gulf-front properties, single and multi-family units among many other apartments that are valued at tens of millions of dollars. Stephen’s current position is a testament of his business acumen. When starting, Stephen spotted an opportunity in buying distressed properties from financial institutions and capitalized on it. Through experience and an eye for opportunity, Stephen also started buying up strategic, but run down properties, and renovating them for resale. It is in the process of this business that he discovered the potential that rental real estate holds, and has incorporated it as part of his core business ventures. Rentals now make a sizeable portion of his portfolio raking in millions in passive income. Besides running his business, Stephen is also a very selfless man and spends a lot of his free time mentoring young entrepreneurs, especially those in real estate. Stephen also gives to charity and regularly donates to non-profits that support the homeless. It makes him happy to help change someone’s life for the better and give them dignity. read more