Our Board of Directors

Dr. Keith Ablow

Keith Ablow, MD is an investor (Tory Burch, Guggenheim Partners, Lumicell), entrepreneur (Co-Founder, Louder.ai, Causemo, Neuragain), inventor, physician and author whose 16 New York Times, USA Today and Amazon.com bestsellers include self-help, fiction and true crime titles.

He is a life, business and corporate coach/consultant whose clients have included Fortune 500 CEOs, US Senators, professional athletes, multi-billionaires, members of the President’s Cabinet and members of U.S. First Families.

He has appeared on national television over 1,000 times on programs including The Today Show, CBS This Morning, Good Morning America, Inside Edition, Dr. Oz, Oprah and 20/20.

Keith was the host of the nationally syndicated (Warner Brothers/Telepictures) Dr. Keith Ablow Show, as well as a national Contributor for the Fox News Network (12 years) and columnist on psychology, politics and social phenomena for The Washington Post, The Boston Herald and The Baltimore Sun.

Angela Cooperman

Angela Cooperman is the Campaign Manager for GOP endorsed candidate for Governor of Minnesota, Dr. Scott Jensen (drscottjensen.com) and candidate for Lt. Governor, Matt Birk (mattbirk.com). She was previously the Political Director for Jason Lewis for U.S. Senate in 2020. She also worked as the Finance Director for the Republican Party of Minnesota and in an outreach capacity for Congressman Jason Lewis (MN-02) during his term in the 115th Congress. In addition to her political involvement, Angela is a licensed real estate agent and REALTOR.

Angela is the owner of Valkyrie Strategies, LLC and her first two clients are a candidate for Governor and Secretary of State. She works to improve the public perception of a candidate, provides candidate coaching, speech writing, plans events, facilitates meetings with key contacts in various industries, acts as a surrogate on behalf of the candidate, and builds coalitions within multiple demographics.

Angela brings a plethora of experience working with constituents, elected officials, leaders in government, business, education, agriculture, and other sectors. She is highly skilled in networking, coalition building, political strategy, speech writing, candidate coaching, public speaking, and advocacy.

On a personal note, Angela considers being a mother to her 4 sons and grandmother to her 2 grandchildren her greatest honor and her love and devotion to G-d and her family is what drives her to do her best. She believes that capitalism, a limited government, the United States’ Constitution, and We The People are America’s greatest strengths and should be elevated in every aspect of government to ensure the Republic continues to thrive.

Lydia Davies

Lydia is a world traveler and entrepreneur. She began her career in the music industry at 16 as a singer/songwriter creating her own label as a platform.

After living in Southeast Asia, the Middle East, and Europe, she learned a lot about cultures, freedom, and different ways of living. This knowledge allowed her to grow as an artist and entrepreneur.

After completing her MA she started her own performing arts academy in Texas whilst training to be a realtor for multiple sources of income.

In 2020 she developed and created the App “TeeMates Golf” that connects golfers worldwide. This platform is now becoming the start of an all-around sports social media and meetup platform.

Lydia has worked closely with multiple charities for many years and enjoys philanthropic work. She loves spending time with her kids, sports, and being in nature. A true believer in freedom and representing the people Lydia is a community leader in her own right.

Raoul Davis

Raoul Davis is CEO of Ascendant Group Branding (ascendantgroupbranding.com), an award-winning CEO branding firm.

Ascendant Group Branding is ranked #3 world-wide out of 11,400 branding agencies on Ad World Masters top agencies list and #1 ranked minority owned PR firm by Clutch and Manifest.

The agency offers one of the most integrated models in the world including brand strategy, PR, literary representation, design, social media, video, photography, and strategic relationships.   In his tenure, both he and Ascendant have been recognized multiple times for their work including by the Philadelphia Titans 100 Executives, receiving invitations to small business forums at the U.S. Senate, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and The White House, and winning multiple awards for PR, design, and company culture.

Ascendant clients are Fortune 500 executives, INC 5000 CEOs, high performing and high potential entrepreneur brands, and best-selling self-help authors looking to amplify their reach and develop brands that emotionally connect with their audiences. Ascendant has multiple divisions including Ascendant Entertainment, which is led by the #13 ranked Self-Help literary agent in the world, Ascendant Global, the international division with team members spanning five continents, and Reformat Agency; the ad agency side of the business expanding Ascendant’s offering to provide support for corporate brands.

Davis is a Forbes contributor and author of the book Firestarters: How Innovators, Initiators and Instigators Can Inspire You to Ignite Your Own Life. 

He speaks regularly for Joseph Business School and has given talks for leading organizations such as UPENN, Young Entrepreneur Council, as well as various universities and Chambers of Commerce across the country.

His life philosophy, “paving the way for others” is inspired by the example of John The Baptist. He currently serves as the Chair for the Board of Directors for Life in Christ Cathedral of Faith.

Luis Fernando Gomez de la Maza

Luis is an Entrepreneur and Social Activist. CEO at ViiT Health; computer vision company for health improvement. Co-founder and former Director of Bauns; digital ecosystem for the future of work. Co-founder of Deq; venture builder for social entrepreneurship. Co-Founder of Widu; an application to help society transition towards sustainable lifestyles. Active collaborator at the National Center for Support in Epidemic Emergencies and Natural Disasters in Mexico (CENACED – CBi partner for Mexico) and Fideicomiso Fuerza Mexico (Private trust fund for reconstruction created by the Mexican Council for Business Coordination) in logistics for humanitarian aid and natural disaster recovery practices.

He served as volunteering coordinator and head of communications for CENACED during the September 2017 earthquakes in Mexico.

Recipient of recognition and funding for digital projects from the National Entrepreneurship Institute and Santander Global.

Collaborator in data mapping for aid distribution with CBI network members in Mexico.

Speaker at the 2018 UN General Assembly and participant at the Paris Peace Forum 2019.

Paul Huff

Paul Huff is a stout technologist and entrepreneur with extensive experience across industries including eCommerce, Fintech, Marketing & Advertising, Oil & Gas and Consulting.

He began his career as a software engineer who always quickly rose to leadership positions. He transitioned into technical and executive management roles culminating in Chief Technology Officer at Agile Financial systems where he helped grow the company from $1b processing volume to $3b, more than doubling the merchant portfolio, while building out a world class technology team. He’s experienced building successful tech teams in multi-billion-dollar enterprise environments such as Pioneer Natural Resources and running the eCommerce team at ACE Cash Express.

Paul is now the founder and CEO at Concerto Commerce Inc., an eCommerce and Fintech payments provider with an integrated product catalog maintenance platform, is revolutionizing underserved reseller markets, currently tackling the automotive aftermarket industry.

From personal experience, creators of the new eCommerce fintech platform know and understand the pain points of trying to resell in the industry. Concerto Commerce was created to solve this pain of getting a store ready quickly while still having accurate, easy-to-search inventory that stays up to date. The platform provides best in class payment processing, streamlined product management, complete supply chain integration and seamless shipping processes so that resellers can run their stores with ease. Customers can generate an online product catalog ready to sell with 100s of thousands of products at the click of a button saving them months of time and thousands of dollars in tedious labor.

Paul has a strong passion for business and entrepreneurship (and of course all things tech) and loves to connect with others of like mind to discuss and solve real world problems.

Stephen Markscheid

Stephen is Chairman of Still Waters Green Technology, a UK based renewable energy developer.  He serves as independent non-executive director of five publicly listed companies: Fanhua, Inc., Jinko Solar Inc., ZZ Capital International Ltd., Monterey Capital Acquisition Corporation., and UGE International.  Steve is also a trustee emeritus of Princeton-in-Asia.

From 1998-2006, Steve worked for GE Capital. During his time with GE, Steve led GE Capital’s business development activities in China and Asia Pacific, primarily acquisitions and direct investments. Prior to GE, Steve worked with the Boston Consulting Group throughout Asia. Steve was a banker for ten years in London, Chicago, New York, Hong Kong and Beijing with Chase Manhattan Bank and First National Bank of Chicago. Steve began his career with the US-China Business Council, in Washington D.C. and Beijing.

Steve earned a BA in East Asian Studies from Princeton University in 1976, an MA in international affairs from Johns Hopkins University in 1980, and an MBA from Columbia University in 1991, where he was class valedictorian.  He lives in suburban Chicago with his wife and three children.

Dino Meyer

With over 20 years of Higher Education experience, Dino has a passion for people and the overall success of the organizations he leads. This passion has translated into numerous financial success projects for organizations and the direct development of executive level leaders across the United States.

During his career, he has increased performance; from startup, growth phase, to turn around models. He is an active leader who takes a systematic approach to leadership and business, which includes a strong emphasis on student centric strategies. This has translated into high achieving results for both students and stakeholders within campus and online operations.

Dino has also been the CEO of Chatdrive, which places an emphasis on humanistic admissions, operational efficiencies, student retention, and design mapping for cross department efficiencies.

Dino has also had a strong impact in online education, overseeing budget responsibility of up to $100 million in annual revenues, with consistent 150% outcomes for performance goals. This included direct oversight for several online divisions where he was consistently recognized as an organizational thought leader.

Dino holds degrees in Business Administration, including a Master’s in Business, and Doctorate level education in Organizational Leadership. Dino also has a Minor in Finance. His education dissertation analysis was entitled “Why There Is A Leadership Gap In Mid-Level Management within Higher Education.” From this he has created several approaches to help leaders achieve proven methods for success and gain additional promotions within several education departments, creating 20+ Industry executives through his direct mentorship.

Dino contributes much of his success to his early University of Arizona involvement, which included business consulting work with the Business Dean, setting a tone for trusted consulting and advisory for many campus institutions for culture improvement, leadership development, process maximization, and student centric initiatives.

Dino has also spent time developing outreach programs for disadvantaged youth. As an Educator/Administrator, he developed an outreach program that helped reach at risk students that dropped from traditional school programs. He has also completed formal training to open and maintain Charter school regulatory requirements. These strategies have had a direct impact for high school drop-out recovery across the State of Arizona and his passion for every student having a real chance at success.

Last but not least, Dino is a Military Veteran, serving as an Army Medic, where he was recommended for a Military Award, for above and beyond service, where his actions directly helped save lives while in the field and throughout several years of emergency room care.

Elie Nakouzi

Elie Nakouzi kicked off his career as a broadcaster and journalist in Lebanon in 1990. He became renowned as a seeker of truth in every story, earning the respect of his peers and subjects alike across the Middle East for his integrity and candor.

Elie immigrated to the United States in 2009 and became a citizen. He is currently based in the capital Washington D.C. and the state of Maine.

A veteran of thousands of interviews conducted over more than 30 years, Elie is adept at truthfully uncovering the facts in every story. He knows how to present it to the audience in a novel way.

Going after the American dream, he built Prime Time Media from the ground up.

PTM is an idea-led agency, forged to be unbiased, uses collective intelligence and a wide range of tools to fearlessly present a story; in short form or long-form.

Prime Time Media is Elie’s vision for a communications company serving North American and international clients.

PTM is geographically unconstrained and able to operate in a specific region or deliver global programs.

Jeff Ramson

With more than three decades of experience on Wall Street as an institutional trader and portfolio manager, Jeff Ramson is also an entrepreneur who has built two substantial investment-related business enterprises. Jeff’s experience includes managing portfolios at Moore Capital Management, Barclays Bank, Credit Lyonnais and Scotiabank. In addition, he acquired and developed a trading-focused broker/dealer, growing it from a dormant operation to a firm with 10 offices and more than 100 employees.

In 2008 Jeff founded PCG Advisory Inc. PCG is geared toward helping investors identify value where it is not most obvious by facilitating a dynamic flow of information between its clients and the financial community.  PCG has successfully managed 400+ communications campaigns and Jeff’s expert counsel is relied upon by executives of numerous private and public companies across the country.

In 2017, driven by a passion and understanding of transformative technologies and how they affect businesses today and tomorrow, Jeff founded ProActive Capital Group, LLC, a private investment firm focused on capital appreciation through investment in asymmetrical opportunities throughout the global marketplace. Leveraging a long history of identifying management teams, businesses, and sectors of emerging high growth companies Jeff manages the ProActive Capital portfolio with strategies learned and developed over years as an institutional trader.

In addition to serving as an advisor to numerous companies, Jeff is an associate member of the Security Token Association and serves on the board of Gift of Adoption, which provides adoption assistance grants to help vulnerable children find permanent homes.

Jeff is a CPA and earned a bachelor’s of Business Administration degree in Accounting from George Washington University.

Josh Roenitz

Josh Roenitz is a seasoned entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience building companies and developing software for human resources, healthcare, and K-12 schools.

Currently, Josh is the founder and CEO of Dailyhuman, a SaaS learning platform that is taking teams *inward* to solve the $1 trillion employee turnover and disengagement crisis.

Previously, Josh was a co-founder at venture-backed MOVABLE, the creators of wearable devices and wellness software marketed to school systems and corporate wellness programs in the US, UK, and Australia. MOVABLE was successfully acquired by DHS Group to complement the company’s health and wellness offerings.

Josh co-founded a national SaaS consultancy that served some of the nation’s largest school systems, from Palm Beach County Schools to Los Angeles Unified School District.

Josh’s philanthropic work includes spearheading the creation of a musical village for street children in Ghana, West Africa, where he oversaw fundraising, procurement, and operations.

David Sutton

David is a Colorado native, a devout family man, and outdoor enthusiast. David is a vice president and advisor at Bernstein Private Wealth for high net worth and ultra-high net worth individuals. David’s practice focuses on entrepreneurs, multigenerational business owners and high-level executives that face unique challenges when it comes to wealth strategy. He provides a knowledgeable sounding board for his clients and bring solutions to the table beyond wealth strategy. David also currently serves on The City of Lone Tree’s Planning Commission Board.

Prior to joining Bernstein, David came from the venture capital, startup world, having raised over $75MM for a multitude of companies. These fundraising efforts focused on early seed stage, series A financings that he believes are instrumental in fueling innovation and development. He has experience working with in both public and private markets domestically and internationally.

As an outdoor enthusiast, David enjoys skiing, target shooting, and off-road racing. He previously raced in the Baja 1000 for 6 years. But now as a father of three, enjoys taking part in activities he can share with his family.

Mike Zeller

Known as a top Entrepreneur Mentor to Coaches and E-commerce entrepreneurs. Mike has had a hand in starting or owning 16+ businesses across multiple industries including technology, real estate, fashion, digital marketing, and high level entrepreneur masterminds and coaching. His businesses have generated more than 9 figures in total sales.

He’s also the author of the book The Genius Within: Your Natural Pathway to Impact, Fulfillment, and Wealth.  www.geniuswithinbook.com.

Mike is the founder of www.superhumaniv.com, a biohacking and human longevity venture that is focused on reversing four core health problems: 1. Aging. 2. Fatigue. 3. Addiction. 4. Depression. His wife’s deep battle with depression while pregnant and post-partum and the subsequent stress and fatigue he experienced drove him to find a lasting solution. Together with his partners, they aim to help 1 million people experience life changing nutrient based therapy that can help solve some of our biggest health challenges.

His love for travel takes him & his wife to an average of 5 countries per year and one month in one of the world’s most beautiful cities to stimulate creativity, to create renewal, and to enjoy a life of adventure.

He’s been featured on Business Insider, Forbes, Fox Radio, spent 1447 hours with Tony Robbins.

His website is https://mikezeller.com