Advisory Team

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BRANDT BRERETON

Managing Partner, Brereton, Hanley & Co., Inc.

  • Silicon Valley-based - national investment banking practice

  • 30 year experience M&A, PE & ESOP advisory

  • Structured equity fund experience as general partner

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STEVE BRINKMAN

Advisor

Bio coming soon!

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JAMES CHUNG

Executive Managing Director at Cushman & Wakefield

  • Silicon Valley Business Journal 40 under 40

  • Managed Western US for retail platform

  • State Director for ICSC (International Council for Shopping Centers)

  • Transacted over one billion in sales and total lease consideration

  • BA University of California, Berkeley

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MATT DRISCOLL

Global Talent Acquisition Leader

  • Global Talent Acquisition Leader @ Adobe, VeriSign, ArcSight, Demisto and SentinelOne

  • Build global recruiting teams focused on providing proactive recruiting strategies

  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Worcester State University, Bachelor's degree

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RYAN FARSAI

Corporate Marketing Leader

  • 20+ years corporate marketing and digital leader - high-tech hardware, software and cyber security

  • Brand, global advertising, corporate sponsorships, content and strategic marketing for multi-billion dollar enterprises to small start-ups

  • Business, San Jose State University, BS and Executive Education Program, Harvard Business School

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ANDREW GRUBER

Gen Z Advisor

  • Audit Associate at KPMG

  • Passionate about creating value through financial services and dynamic communication

  • University of Nevada, Reno, MBA Graduate student, B.S. Finance, B.S. Accounting

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RICHARD GRUBER

Corporate Finance

  • 31 years of Corporate experience in both Global and Regional Finance Management, Distribution Management, Procurement, and Credit and Collections. 

  • Extensive Finance and Accounting practice knowledge and expertise in the areas of Customer Support and Services, Supply Chain, Inventory, Software, and Financial Planning and Reporting.

  • 27 years HP - 1 year HP Enterprise - 3 years Micro Focus

  • San Jose State University - BS Finance  

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TOM GUTSHALL

Director and Co-Founder at Cepheid

  • Silicon Valley Executive, Angel Investor, Advisor to start-up health care companies 

  • Participation in philanthropy guided by God's will; lived servant leadership role as part of CityTeam ministries chairman with pivotal successful growth

  • Elder at the Union Presbyterian Church in Los Altos

  • BSChE, University of Delaware (BS); Marketing Management, Harvard Business School 

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JILL HORN

Sales Management

  • 25+ years Software Sales & Management.

  • Expert in simplifying messaging and developing sales processes to empower sales teams, deliver value to customers, and close deals; BtoB, BtoC, and Community Engagement.

  • Druker School of Management CGU - MBA; ASU - BS Computer Science

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STEVE R. LENCIONI

Advisor

  • Hewlett-Packard (25+ years), EMC -> Dell Technologies (5+ years)

  • Committed to values of teamwork, trust, transparency, clear communication and facilitating the success of others.

  • Master’s, Electrical & Computer Engineering, UC Santa Barbara

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STEPHEN LENCIONI

Gen Z Advisor

  • Independent Care Coordinator, Operations Analyst

  • Passionate about improving healthcare at the individual and system level

  • University of Nevada, Reno; BS Public Health

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ALLEN MCCLINTON

Sales Leader

  • Co-founder of Silicon Valley charter school, early-stage startup expertise, leading growth initiatives for the Tesla Home Charging program

  • Empathetic sales and strategic business development leader

  • United States Marine Corps, Georgia Tech, B.S.; UT-Austin, Master's; Wharton School, MBA

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KEVIN MCGARY

Business Development Manager

  • 35 years Information Technology; Successful Sales Career in Cybersecurity, Enterprise Applications, Application Development Automation and Enterprise Job Scheduling/Utilities

  • Chairman of the Frederick Douglass Foundation of California, and is an executive with the Douglass Leadership Institute and the Northstar Leadership Pac; leader in Civic Engagement

  • Entrepreneur, Author, Public Speaker, Lecturer

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DOMINIC NICOLI

Silicon Valley Real Estate

  • Recognized as one of the top sales people in the United States  

  • Expert in building high velocity sales for small businesses

  • Angel Investor - San Jose State University (BS)

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SAM RAPP

Vice President of Sales

  • 30 years sales and sales management; key contributor to the growth and financial outcomes of BEA Systems, Serena Software, Rally Software and Avoka Technologies.

  • Specialties: Security software, infrastructure software, software development and customer experience solutions.

  • American History, Yale University, BA

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TOM STEIPP

President & COO

  • President and COO at NESFinancial

  • Specialties: Synchronization and Timing, Telecom, New Technology Development and Commercialization

  • CEO, United States Air Force Academy (BSEE), Purdue University Krannert School of Management (MSIA)

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JOHN THOMPSON

Silicon Valley Entrepreneur & Founder

  • Cofounded & sold the largest real estate firm in the Silicon Valley (Top 10 in the US) to Berkshire Hathaway

  • Angel Investor - Developer - Real Estate Investor

  • Expert at building winning cultures and teams

  • UC Berkeley (BS)

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IVAN WINFIELD

Advisor

Bio coming soon!

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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