Strategic Advisory Board

Tim Reese, Chair

Tim Reese, Chair

Strategic Growth, 30+ Years

Investor and Entrepreneur, founder of Forge Intellectual Capital & Formerly Treasurer of the Commonwealth of PA

Steve Sanders

Steve Sanders

Investment, 30+ Years

CEO/Chief Investment Strategist, The Stoneridge Companies

Michael Pearson

Michael Pearson

Strategic Growth, 30+ Years

Former CEO Union Packaging and respected social leaser in social enterprises.

Sarah Kim

Sarah Kim

Investment, 30+ Years

SKH Capital, formerly Halyard Capital, BMO Capital Markets, Steering Committee for Women’s Association of Venture and Equity (“WAVE”)

Steve Hobman

Steve Hobman

Investment, 30+ Years

Founder of NewSpring Mezzanine and partner at NewSpring Capital.

Emily Halpern

Emily Halpern

Investment, 25+ Years

BDO Seidman; Deal origination for small/medium size minority enterprises, formerly at Brightwood Capital (MBE focused SBIC)

Sunny Eang

Sunny Eang

Wealth Management, 12+ Years

Director, WhartonHill Investment Advisors, formerly VP, Client Advisor at JPMorgan Private Bank and Wealth Manager at BNY Mellon, and Associate at Brown Brothers Harriman

Arun Gupta

Arun Gupta

Investment, 20+ Years

Partner, Columbia Capital; 20+ Years – Investment technology advisor, adjunct professor Georgetown Univ. and adjunct lecturer Stanford

Chris Condelles

Chris Condelles

Investment, 15+ Years

Head of Capital Markets, FS Investments, oversees $11B in liabilities, all structures and transactions, stakeholder and investor relations.

Esuga Abaya

Esuga Abaya

Corporate Law, 15+ Years

GrowthCounsel, and formerly DLA Piper, focus area investment financings, M&A, Commercial Contracting, Corporate Structures, General Legal