Project Liberty Team
Dr. Keith Ablow
Keith Ablow, MD (www.keithablow.com) is an investor (Tory Burch, Guggenheim Partners, Lumicell), entrepreneur (Co-Founder, Louder.ai, Causemo, Neuragain), inventor, physician and author whose 16 New York Times and USA Today 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.
A second-generation banker, financing and advising emerging enterprises through global stalwarts, Steve led teams in Technology and Merchant Banking within BankAmerica. He later served as a Principal for a boutique private equity fund, Knightsbridge Partners, which catered to CPG and specialty retail companies. In the late 1990’s, Steve became fascinated with technology applied to financial services, in particular capital formation. As such, he founded, designed and launched the first of the online marketplace-finance platforms, OffRoad Capital, which laid the pathway for crowdfunding, P2P lending, SME platform finance and the overall internet-enabled capital formation industry. While overseeing product design, he served as head of investment banking and international development, setting up ventures in Europe and Asia. As part of the design (UX/UI), he worked closely with the SEC on best practices for compliance, disclosure and investor engagement for the only distribution of unregistered securities.
He continued his interest in financial technology, serving as a founding board member for the two crowdfunding industry associations, and currently serves as mentor and advisor in fintech and entrepreneurship for leading accelerators and incubators, including FinTech4Good, Plug & Play, Santa Clara University’s Miller Center of Social Entrepreneurship and more recently, the Ministry of Culture, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He has advised emerging and growth companies in most aspects of fintech, such as payments, billing and remittances, capital formation, online lending and housing finance, reg-tech and compliance-tech, distributed ledger technology and virtual currencies. In particular, he is called upon to develop and define business models and their corresponding revenue models. Currently, he is engaged in a global initiative in the use of sustainable materials, including industrial hemp, within core industries.
Steve is a published author, pundit and futurist on topics of financial technology, capital markets, socioeconomics, social entrepreneurship, politics, religion, housing finance and democracy. His thoughts and forecasts have been conveyed in Housing Wire, Forbes, Huffington Post, INC Magazine, CNBC, Motley Fool, equities.com, The Street, REI, and he has lectured at Oxford University, Santa Clara University, Georgetown University and the National Press Club. Steve co-authored the academic work, Crowdfunding and Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Innovation. On the lighter side, he authored and published a children’s book, SLAMINA (“animals” spelled backwards), a homage to one his favorite authors, Theodore Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss.
Academically, he earned his Bachelor in the Science of Commerce from Santa Clara University, a Master of Business Administration in International Business from Golden Gate University (San Francisco) and Doctoral studies at Grenoble Ecole de Management (France) in socio-economic theory. Further, he serves as a Professorship of Practice at the University of Johannesburg (South Africa) in the discipline of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, including artificial intelligence, machine learning, internet of things, augmented reality, synthetic biology, blockchain and virtual currencies.
For over 30 years, David Clark has delivered value in the private aviation industry through several key roles – working with international corporations and family offices. During that time, David has overseen in excess of $150 million in private aircraft transactions. His highly relational approach and deep commitment to understanding the client’s deepest concerns ensure that the interests of his clients are always protected.
David is currently the Owner of Integris Aviation Consultancy (www.integrisaviation.com), a boutique aircraft brokerage and consulting firm founded in 2009 specializing in light, midsize and heavy private jets. His clients are some of the largest corporations and family offices in the Americas who count on his expertise to help solve complex operational and strategic challenges.
David has a Bachelor of Science in Aviation Technology from world-renowned Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and a Master of Arts from Reformed Theological Seminary. He is an NBAA Certified Aviation Manager, FAA Airline Transport Pilot, and has moderated several panel discussions for Corporate Jet Investor (CJI) conferences in London and Miami. In 2019, CJI recognized David as one of the Top 30 Dealmakers in the Americas. Fluent in Portuguese and English, he divides his time between North and South America working with family offices and private flight departments to bring the best solutions for those who rely most on private aviation.
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 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.
Gary L. Hammond is the managing principal of Cigary Capital LLC, a boutique-style, commercial real estate firm. He is also an active member and meetup co-organizer with The Multifamily Investor Nation in Las Vegas, Nevada. He is considered to be an industry insider as well as a noteworthy co-author of “Don’t Quit – Stories of Persistence, Courage and Faith” by Kyle Wilson & foreword by Mark Victor Hansen.
Previously Gary spent 26 years as an interior automotive seating designer at a highly ranked Fortune 500 automotive supplier. Gary was an intricate part of an engineering and design team that was driven by commitment, innovation, operational-excellence and sustainability which continues to drive his zeal for success today.
In the early to mid-1990’s, Gary was a single family asset investor, after being introduced to real estate by purchasing materials from an infomercial by Carleton Sheets, a prominent real estate investor, who at the time was recognized as the best-selling author of the No Down Payment® home study course.
Throughout the 1980’s, Gary was an auxiliary police officer with the Detroit Police Department, having reached the ranks of both Sergeant and Lieutenant. It was during this time in his life where he developed skill sets such as active listening, persuasiveness, attention to detail, critical thinking and assertiveness. It is these attributes that have pushed Gary threw every challenge, knowing that everything he wanted was always on the other side of fear.
Having such a diverse background, Gary is a no-nonsense insightful investor who has made his own way without making excuses. Gary has built his own financial rewards in a sea of financial uncertainties.
Gary is currently living with his wife Lisa, together they have 7 children and 13 grandchildren whom they love spending time with.
His mission in life is to fuel the success of others, and to enjoy the value of giving back through business mentoring and philanthropic endeavors.
Derik Kaiser is an avid entrepreneur who has enjoyed industry diversification enabling him to observe and utilize many business skills within any industry he has participated in. Derik is well known for assembling top notch business teams to ensure the success of his businesses.
As a former partner of CSC & Development and owner of Nu Genesis Construction, Derik held duties of financial management, HR, customer communication, planning, market analysis, etc. and was involved in residential development, commercial buildings, industrial warehouse tip ups and even the oversight and construction management of a nuclear power plant.
Previously, Derik was a founding partner of Blackhawk Synergies working in oil and gas, with emphasis servicing oilfields with wastewater processing technology.
As an advisor to Bravura Solution, Inc. Derik also helped develop a non-profit organization working with victims of domestic violence to become financially self-reliant without the need for government welfare; planning and organizing, IRS approvals, partnerships and the likes.
Last but not least, Derik has been involved in several political campaigns including Campaign Development / Management / Fundraising / Speech Writing / Organizing / Data Analysis & Strategy in Local / State & National Campaigns.
Married to his wife Lindee for over 42 years, they have four children, 14 grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Astrid F. Kowlessar
Astrid F. Kowlessar has 20+ years of strategic planning, governance, capitalization and project management expertise. Astrid acts as Board Member to Vezta Triumph Ltd., family based out of South Florida and Trinidad W.I. She currently project manages in Jacksonville Florida with fintech giant PAX Technology Inc.
At Citigroup Corporate and Investment Bank (Trinidad & Tobago), Astrid assisted Citi’s local and New York based deal team as part of the Risk Analytics unit. She worked briefly as part of a select Banco Citibank Brazil team, focusing on a portfolio of 33 conglomerate client relationships within the energy, infrastructure and retail sectors in the Caribbean and Central America.
Upon leaving Citigroup, Astrid supported the deal closure team as Account Executive for Barbadian securities firm Sagicor Merchant Ltd., a subsidiary of Sagicor Life Inc. She has also worked extensively in the IT software field, consulting with KAAVA Consulting and Synergy Healthcare Solutions.
Astrid has been extensively involved in startup business structure and capitalization. From 2011, Astrid served as Partner of Sente Capital LLC based out of San Mateo, California. The Sente Capital Early Stage Venture Capital (ESV) Fund, a boutique fund of US$100 million, comprised early stage ventures and technology intellectual property in the IT and Clean Tech industries. She is also Board Advisor to insurtech startup Inzsure Pte. Ltd. based in Singapore.
She is an advocate of human rights via Globcal International, an NGO supportive to UN Goodwill Ambassadors and was an invited speaker to the UN International Woman’s Day 2022 virtual conference. She believes that sustainable technologies and traditional operations are not mutually exclusive, but should be combined for best practice and outcome. She is an avid proponent of public-private-partnership infrastructure initiatives.
Denise Meridith is a highly accomplished senior executive, entrepreneur and thought leader with more than 40 years of success in government, technology, sports and entertainment. Leveraging extensive experience in public relations and management, she is an asset for any organization or project. Her broad areas of expertise include government relations, crisis management, public and media relations, image management, technical writing, marketing, strategic planning, community outreach and public speaking.
During 29 years of the Federal government, Meridith served in multiple states and, while in Washington, DC, she oversaw 200 offices, 10,000 employees and a $1.1 billion budget of the Bureau of Land Management. For the past 21 years, she has been CEO of Denise Meridith Consultants Inc (DMCI), a public and community relations firm. Meridith is now also CEO of The World’s Best Connectors LLC, a virtual community for C-suite executives, which is entering its fourth year of helping executives enhance their connections to family, employees, clients, government & the media. Denise Meridith is well-known and has won many awards for business development in Arizona.
As a native New Yorker, sports have always been a love of Meridith’s. During the past 25 years in Arizona, she ran Linking Sports & Communities (a youth sports non-profit for 14 years); helped create Tempe Town Lake and was a Governor-appointed member of the original Arizona Sports & Tourism Board. She helped win approval for the State Farm Stadium for the NFL Arizona Cardinals.
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.
Tomas Milar is a seasoned entrepreneur, having personally founded several startups and helped founders to incorporate thousands of companies over the years. One of his prime acquisitions is IncParadise, one of the largest RA (Registered Agents) in Nevada. Tomas has also built and sold two telecom companies operating in the APAC region.
Tomas’ extensive knowledge of the nature of startups and the corporate structure and equity management has led him to found Eqvista to help others manage their company equity efficiently. He also managed to bootstrap Eqvista from $0 to $22.1B AUA (Assets under Administration) in just 24 months. Tomas is also a founder of Cheqly – Noebank operating in the US and Hong Kong. His group of companies serves 20,000+ corporate clients.
Tomas current companies among many are:
Cheqly; a Neobank for startups; that can onboard any US-based company within 24 hours, all online. It also helps with any company documents missing since it has been in the incorporation business since 2002. For the record, the Cheqly team has extensive knowledge of all 50 states’ incorporation (C corp, S corp, LLC) formalities. The company also assists with 409a Valuation and CapTable as it has internally developed its own CapTable. Cheqly’s next goal is to make money easily accessible to all needy entrepreneurs.
Eqvista (as of 2022) is one of the FASTEST growing stock management platforms on the market today:
– Platform is adding 400 New Companies every month
– $25.6 BILLION in AUA (Assets under Administration)
– Trusted by over 9,000 companies
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.
Alex Polkovsky, Principal at Canam Private Equity Inc. is an accomplished senior executive, corporate VC & investor, portfolio manager and mid-market operator with over 22 years of full business cycle experience across a variety of North American asset-based industries. With a core focus on Real Estate Development/Acquisitions and Management, EPCM, Renewable Energy & Utilities, Technology Start-ups and Manufacturing Expansions, Alex has been widely exposed to all facets of successful investment management, from start-ups to scale and eventual exits.
Since joining Canam Private Equity in 2019 as a principal, recent focus has been on globally expanding the corporate footprint of the firm beyond North America and building mutually beneficial international relationships in a diverse set of industries, with like-minded and aligned partners. Alex spends most of his current business hours engaged on cutting-edge, innovative and scalable deals, investment structuring, portfolio optimization strategies and ensuring the continuity of a balanced level of growth and investment yields in anticipation of ever-changing market forces.
Professionally, Alex is an alumnus of the REDI Foundation, University of Alberta, Canadian Securities Institute, Corporate Finance Institute, Canadian Construction Association, Alberta Enterprise Group and Canada Green Building Council, as well as an alumnus of over 20 non-profit and for-profit organizations in various capacities, ranging from Board-level involvement to volunteering and mentoring.
On a personal level, Alex is blessed to live in Canada with an amazing family, wide global circle of dear friends, colleagues and business partners, and an ecosystem that fosters and encourages growth, innovation, continued adaption and on-going use of critical thinking faculties. When not spending time with family, friends or on business endeavors – a lot of extreme sport activity is commonplace. Be it snowboarding the Rockies, motocross riding the Badlands, kayaking anything that flows or riding anything with a wheel across the beautiful landscape of the continental US. Otherwise, a good poker game is always welcomed.
Jeffry Queen, SAS-AP® is a retired law enforcement officer and situational awareness & crisis management expert. He has extensive experience in leadership, emergency management, organizational crisis management, continuity of operations, and large-scale event security for venues like the University of Alabama and Mercedes Benz U.S. International. He has degrees in Homeland Security, Intelligence Studies, and Intelligence Analysis and is currently working on a master’s degree in Emergency Management from Tulane University.
He serves as an advisor for Kawa Community Partners on decision making dynamics and promoting business and community culture and engagement. His proven tools and techniques heighten situational awareness and improve crisis leadership decision making to enhance disaster preparedness and response and leverage internal strengths with external factors to implement positive changes that increase organizational morale, build trust, and strengthen community partnerships.
He also serves on the board of Voices Against Trafficking, which is a global advocacy clearinghouse for various organizations that seek to prevent human trafficking and provide resources to survivors. He is a contributing author on situational awareness for the book “Voices Against Trafficking, The Strength of Many Voices Speaking as One”, which has been accepted into the Library of Congress. He has also spoken on Capitol Hill on the issue of human trafficking. He is available to speak or conduct training exercises virtually or in-person and can be reached through his website www.jeffrymqueen.com
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.
W. Roger Salam is an award-winning inspirational speaker, best-selling author and global Mastermind leader.
He facilitates world-class mastermind events all across the globe that accelerate, amplify & maximize business & life.
The National Academy of Best-Selling Authors awarded him “Thought Leader of the Year” award. He’s also the founder of Equity & Help Utah, LLC which is a turnkey Real Estate investing, Inc 500 fastest growing company with clients in 13 countries.
Roger’s mission is to help 100,000 low-income families achieve homeownership through the exclusive PhilanthroInvestor program while giving investors passive residual income at 8 to 12% ROI in a safe & secure way backed by real assets.
He has delivered over 10,000 professional talks in North & Central America, Middle East, Europe & Asia. He’s originally from Bangladesh and has 3 lovely daughters. His mission is to empower entrepreneurs to Achieve Financial Freedom And Lead A Purpose-Driven, Fulfilling & Happy Life!”
With over 25 years of business ownership, consultation and senior management experience in finance and a variety of sectors. Aaron has financed, invested in and been on the board of investment acquisition businesses starting in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
He then expanded those experiences to include growing business finance structuring, investment banking and private equity firms for many private clients. Among those include those who served in the White House, U.S. Senators and governors and top level global executives.
From this experience Canam Private Equity began in 2012. Since then, Aaron’s major focus has been on the expansion of Canam Private Equity (along with other interests) and he has helped grow the firm into the far reaching international firm it is today.
Jeff Sokol is an entrepreneur and author with an extensive background in oil and gas, finance/investments, and sustainable agriculture. He grew up in New Orleans and Lafayette, Louisiana, and majored in Marketing at the University of Louisiana in Lafayette. He worked for a corresponding equities division of Paine Webber in the World Trade Center by age 20, and at 23 earned his CSA designation for Certified Senior Advisor, at the top of his class. Jeff also holds online certifications in oil and gas, corporate finance, and mergers and acquisitions.
Sokol is a third generation operations expert in the oil and gas down hole services industry, providing the tools and the expertise to remediate problem wells, and get them back into production. He is also a skilled marketer, using his abilities to promote positive solutions to global issues. Jeff is the founder of Divine Mercy Ministries and “EarthCraft,” which focus on permaculture solutions to localized sustainability issues for single families or entire communities. Through his experience and agricultural knowledge, he has also designed a way to reverse desertification in the West and bring increased long term yield and profitability to the agricultural community through the employment of modern advances is machinery as well as old world common sense.
Jeff’s first book was on Water to Fuel technology and the science of electrolysis called “You Can Turn Water into Fire,” back in 2010. The book sold $40,000 in its first week in digital copies to a very niche audience. In 2012, he authored “Get in the Game,” which discussed entrepreneurship at the home based level, and the importance of creating your own income from home, as well as the mindset needed for entrepreneurship. Finally in 2018, Jeff wrote “Smart Wealth Secrets: They Don’t Want You to Know,” which exposes (again) the truth behind how our banking systems work, and how to hedge against losses in personal retirement accounts. Now with crypto, the world of financed has opened up quite amazingly and provides further content for introducing to a broader market through his books on high-yield retirement funds, able to provide income with less than 25% of the portfolio capital it once required in retirement. He has also written articles for the website, Catholic365.com
Among his passions for God, excellence, freedom, and masculinity, the highest on Jeff’s earthly list is his family. He is the father of four young children, and husband to his wife, Victoria, since 2009. He loves living rurally in the Mountain West, but also loves the Caribbean and has made both a home for his family in the past, and looks forward to doing so again in the future.
Doctor Jan Weber has had a long illustrious career in the field of health care spanning over decades.
He started his career by being appointed as Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and became later on Director of Non-invasive Cardiology at the Graduate Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. Thereafter, he served as Director of the Cardiac Ultrasound Laboratory at the Philadelphia Heart Institute at Presbyterian Medical Center, Philadelphia.
Doctor Weber continued his career as full time Chief of Cardiology at Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, Camden NJ (LOURDES), where he established and directed the New Jersey Heart Institute at Lourdes and assumed responsibility for growth, quality improvement, technology innovations, efficiency, and marketing of the cardiovascular program. During that time, he served as Chairman of Lourdes’ Institutional Review Board and also served as principal investigator for numerous clinical trials.
Dr. Weber then became active in the politics of healthcare in New Jersey, serving as an advisor to five sequential commissioners of Health and participating in an array of state committees and task forces, including the prestigious Cardiovascular Health Advisory Panel (CHAP) and the CHAP quality committee. He collaborated with legislators to ensure that comprehensive informed consent would be obtained for those participating in state endorsed clinical research.
As President of the Committee for Safe Angioplasty in New Jersey, Dr Weber was certified to provide expert testimony to the appellate division of the Superior Court after the Commissioner of Health rejected objections pertaining to the process by which the DOH approved the experimental performance of elective of elective coronary angioplasty at hospitals that did not have on site open heart surgery backup. He was thereafter certified as an expert in an appeal to the Supreme Court of New Jersey, which unanimously reversed the decision of the lower court. Most recently, his activities have been focused on development of the Heart Failure Center at Lourdes, which provides comprehensive care for those with severe cardiac dysfunction.
Dr. Weber attended the University of Wisconsin in Madison, where he received his Bachelor of Arts and medical degrees. He continued his education at Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia, where he completed an internship and residency in Internal Medicine and a Cardiology Fellowship at the William Likoff Cardiovascular Institute.
He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, the American College of Physicians, and the American Heart Association and is currently retired from clinical practice but remains actively involved in organizations dedicated to the provision of high-quality care.