Richard Wolpow

Richard A. Wolpow

Managing Partner

Mr. Wolpow has been advising and operating small to mid-size private and public companies for over 25 years. He was founder, COO and Vice Chairman of Dispensing Solutions Inc. (DSI), a pharmaceutical manufacturer operating a state-of-the-art repackaging facility in Santa Ana, CA, which was sold in 2011 to PSS World Medical (NASDAQ: PSSI). Richard is a general, limited partner and operating partner with BelHealth Investment Partners, a private equity firm specializing in healthcare.

Mr. Wolpow has been a member of the board of directors of multiple BelHealth Portfolio Companies with combined revenues in excess of $600 million. He is also chairman of POC Network Technologies, a medical technology company he founded in 2007. Mr. Wolpow is also active in a variety of “angel” private equity transactions through various holding companies he controls. He is also Trustee of C-Duck-Ah (Tzedakah) Charitable Trust, an organization he founded, which supports charitable and other philanthropic endeavors.

Earlier in his career, Mr. Wolpow was the primary investor and principal shareholder of Trinity Health Ventures, Inc. In 2000, Trinity, being a primary entity in a Goldman Sachs roll up, became Odyssey Healthcare Inc (NASDAQ: ODSY), later selling in June 2010 to Gentiva Health Services (NASDAQ: GTIV) for over a billion dollars. Mr. Wolpow was also one of the principals with Freedom Health, Inc., an intelligent debit health card developed in association with Buck Consultants, Mellon Bank and MasterCard. His first health-related company started in 1995 when he was recruited to run theHealthChannel.com.

Brian A. Lebrecht

General Counsel

Mr. Lebrecht is a shareholder, director and management committee member of Clyde Snow & Sessions, PC, a full service law firm in Salt Lake City, UT. Mr. Lebrecht represents company clients primarily in the areas of corporate finance (including private placements, public offerings, and Securities and Exchange Commission and blue sky compliance), public company disclosure (including ’33 Act registrations and ’34 Act reporting requirements), and mergers and acquisitions (including asset and stock purchases and restructurings).

He also represents individual directors, and boards of directors, with respect to corporate governance, fiduciary duties, internal investigations, and risk management. Mr. Lebrecht practices before the SEC and FINRA on matters involving issuers, broker-dealers, and other service professionals. He has served as a director of both for-profit and nonprofit entities, has been named one of the Best Lawyers in America for Mergers & Acquisitions each year since 2006, presented at the SEC’s Roundtable on Microcap Securities, was named one of Orange County’s top lawyers, has been named a Super Lawyer in Securities and Corporate Finance, named one of Utah’s Legal Elite, and has been active in the corporations and securities law committees of the California State Bar and the Utah State Bar. Mr. Lebrecht has a BBA in Business Administration (1991), Master of Business Administration (1995), and JD (1995) from the University of San Diego. He completed Harvard’s Executive Program on Negotiation in 2016, and is currently working on a Master of Laws – LLM, Tax Law and Taxation from New York University (expected completion 2021).

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Michael A. Brochu

Senior Advisor

Mr. Brochu is a seasoned technology executive who has over 20 years of senior-level experience at a variety of global companies. Most recently, he was the president and CEO of Global Market Insite, developer of technology platforms serving the market research industry. The company was acquired by WPP in September 2011. Prior to that he served as the president and CEO of Loudeye Corporation, a global leader of digital music platforms and digital media distribution services, which Nokia acquired in 2006.

Before Loudeye, Mr. Brochu was president and CEO of Primus Knowledge Solutions, Inc., an award-winning provider of e-service software solutions. In 1999, Brochu took Primus public and facilitated the acquisition of the company by Art Technology Group (ATG) in 2004. Brochu was also executive chairman of OnHealth Networks from 1997 until it was sold to WebMD in 2000. Previously, Brochu served as the president and COO of Sierra On-Line, Inc., one of the world’s largest publishers of interactive entertainment, educational, and home productivity software. There, he spearheaded efforts that increased sales by more than 300 percent, culminating with the sale of Sierra On-Line to CUC International for $1.1 billion in 1996.

Mr. Brochu currently sits on the board of directors of Centro Digital Media, Vines of Mendoza, TechTraks, and the advisory board of Seattle-based venture capital firm Voyager Capital, which was also one of GMI’s early institutional investors.

Mr. Brochu was named Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year in 2000.

Mike Warren

Mike Warren, MBA, ACP

Executive Vice President Strategy & Partnerships

Mr. Warren is the Founder and CEO of Alethia Strategic Business Solutions, which was founded in 2000, to provide Strategy Consulting, Investment Banking, Organizational Management and Executive Coaching services to Fortune 50 to Fortune 1000 companies.

As a serial entrepreneur for over 30 years, Mike has served in executive and C-level roles in a wide range of industries including food & beverage, financial services, media, manufacturing, real estate and technology, as well as leading companies from start-up to sale.

Mike’s career in financial services began at American Express Financial Advisors where he managed assets for high net worth individuals. Post Amex, Mike held management positions at Prudential Financial, New England Financial and FR Holdings. Mike is also a former partner and owner of a broker-dealer, investment banking, RIA and market making firm, and continues to own a minority stake, as well as sits on the board of directors of another FINRA approved broker-dealer and RIA.

Mike has held several FINRA licenses including a Series 6, 7, 63 and 65. He has and continues to serve on several boards of directors of private and publicly held companies. Mr. Warren received an MBA from Pepperdine University in the Presidents and Key Executive program and a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Management from the University of La Verne. Mr. Warren has also completed and facilitated programs at Wharton School of The University of Pennsylvania, Ross School of Business (University of Michigan), UC Davis, University of Chicago, and Case Western University.

Don Warriner Financial Advisor

Don Warriner

Senior Advisor

Don is the founder of VentureWest Partners, LLC, which he founded in 2002, to provide M & A, interim CEO, capital formation and debt restructuring services to early stage and lower middle market companies. Don was an interim CEO for Blue Lime Software Inc., EZ Healthcare West, Inc., and Symeron Software, Inc. Don also co-founded Vonzos Partners, LLC, an early stage technology venture capital firm.

Previously Don was a senior executive at IBM Global Services. He led the Next Generation CRM Automotive and Retail Petroleum Practice for North America. Clients included Ford, GM, Daimler Chrysler, Shell and Texaco.

Prior to IBM, Don was the largest shareholder and CEO of Data National Corporation. Over a five year period he built the company into a CRM leader in automotive and retail petroleum.  Key clients were Penske Automotive, Sunoco, Shell, Texaco, Exxon/Mobil, Goodyear Tire, Pep Boys and Big O Tires.  The company was sold to Ernest and Young Consulting.

He began his career in public accounting and after twelve years joined the investment banking firm of PaineWebber.

Don has held several FINRA licenses including a Series 7, 24, 28, 63 and 79. He has been on several boards of directors of private companies as well as being a board member of InSoCal Connect, a non-profit incubator for early stage companies. Mr. Warriner received an MBA from the University of Colorado and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Metropolitan State College of Denver.

David Parker

Senior Advisor

Mr. Parker is CFO and COO at Pacific Market International. He has over 25 years’ experience in finance, operations, strategy, mergers & acquisitions, and general leadership which spans a wide variety of industries and global businesses.

Prior to his role at PMI, Mr. Parker served as the CFO and COO of The Honest Company (THC), a leading healthy consumer products brand. Before THC, he spent five years as the CFO of Global Market Insite (GMI) overseeing its successful turnaround and sale to the WPP Group in 2011. That year, the Puget Sound Business Journal named him a finalist for CFO of the Year.

Before GMI, Mr. Parker served in a variety of financial leadership and corporate development roles at Getty Images and General Electric. He began his career with PwC.

David holds a B.S. degree in accounting from the University of Oregon and is a graduate of the International Business Program at Nyenrode Business Universiteit.