A former Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Marine Corps and now an Adjunct Professor of Homeland Security, Phil is a strategic-minded operations executive and advisor. Phil now leads LaneAxis’ government initiatives.
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Kevin has a 35 year career manufacturing engineered components for the Rubber and Plastics industry. He has worked for domestic and international corporations, including Southland Industries, Duramax Corporation, and Dowty Seals Ltd, a UK company.
Ellie manages internal logistics for LaneAxis events, conferences, and a multitude of company initiatives. With a degree in Business Management, Ellie most recently partnered with the founder of beauty app MiaMia on marketing initiatives and company outreach. Ellie also has retail marketing experience with such prestigious companies as COACH and Kate Spade & Company.
As a former coach in the National Football League for 11 years, as well as an extensive tenure of 18 years as an assistant coach at the major college level, Carl Hargrave coached three seasons with the Arizona Cardinals, originally joining Head Coach Dennis Green’s staff as an Offensive Consultant in 2004. In 2005, Hargraves contributions helped the Cardinals’ finish the season with the 8th-ranked overall offense in the NFL, and the #1 passing offense (4,437 yards/277.3 yards per game) for the first time in team history. Prior to his tenure with the Cardinals, Hargrave was an assistant with the Minnesota Vikings from 1994-2001, and worked primarily with the running backs. In his eight seasons in Minnesota, the Vikings compiled a 77-51 record, made six playoff appearances, won three NFC Central titles, and twice advanced to the NFC Championship Game.
During Hargrave’sstint with the Vikings, the 1998 team set the NFL scoring record with 2,563 points, a record that stood for ten seasons until then Super Bowl Champion New England eclipsed that mark in 2008.Additionally, the Vikings offense set a league record for team rushing in 2000 with 2,565 yards which still exists today.
Hargrave coached in two Pro Bowls, where he tutored some of the great running backs in the NFL at that juncture. This list includes his own Minnesota Viking Robert Smith, Dallas Cowboy Hall-Of-Famer Emmitt Smith, Tampa Bay Buccaneer Mike Alstott, and Atlanta Falcon Jamal Anderson. Hargrave has been a vital component in the lives of numerous student athletes, having coached at the college level. With successful stints at Northwestern University, The University of Pittsburgh, The University of Houston and The University of Iowa, Hargrave balanced the delicate scales of athletic involvement with the priority of education.
“Football is a career, education is for life,” says Hargrave. One of the proudest moments in Hargrave’s career involved witnessing one of his college understudy’s, Andre Ware, win the Heisman Trophy while at the University of Houston in 1989. During Hargrave’s stretch with the Cougars, the school set 88 individual NCAA offensive records along with 36 team NCAA marks.
Jonathan is a founding partner of Foley Shechter LLP. Previously, Jonathan was a corporate and securities attorney with a Wall Street based law firm, as well as the Head of the Corporate Finance group of a New York firm with affiliate offices in Tel Aviv, Israel and Shanghai, China, where he was principally engaged in the practice of corporate and securities law. Jonathan brings extensive experience in structuring and closing corporate finance and M&A transactions, including the legal and practical business aspects related to such transactions, having worked with a vast array of management teams and boards of directors.
Jonathan focuses on representing clients in a wide variety of general corporate and finance transactions, with a concentration on secured and unsecured private equity financing transactions as well as registration statements associated with these financings, public offerings, joint ventures, employment and shareholder agreements, as well as with the formation of private equity funds.
Jonathan also represents publicly held companies with their 1934 Act reporting obligations and in the representation of broker-dealers and registered individuals in a wide array of matters, including ongoing compliance and regulatory inquiries.
Sasha is a partner of Foley Shechter LLP. Sasha began his legal career as a corporate and securities associate at a well-known Wall Street based boutique law firm. He then practiced at Kaye Scholer, a large international New York based law firm with offices in Los Angeles, Germany, London and Shanghai, where he was the sole senior associate in the firm’s securities practice.Sasha brings over 13 years of extensive experience to FS and focuses on counseling public and private companies on offerings of equity and debt securities, strategic investments, acquisitions and joint ventures, IPOs, reverse mergers and alternative public offerings, venture capital investments, public company reporting obligations, corporate governance matters, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and other general corporate law matters. Sasha also works closely with startups on their capital raising needs, structure and formation, contractual matters and various other startup and commercial matters.
Sasha’s experience in structuring and closing offerings, corporate finance and M&A transactions, including the legal, founder and business aspects related to such transactions, are enhanced by his know-how of having founded several startups himself and wforking with a vast array of management teams and boards of directors.
Sasha actively participates in the New York startup and venture capital community and specifically, in the tech, bio-tech, AI and crowdfunding space. Sasha is also an angel investor.
Jason Giorgio has over 22 years of guiding business owners and executives with financial strategies to accelerate net worth. Nationally recognized for his performance, Jason is also a keynote speaker for various national associations, particularly on business planning and succession strategies.
Mo is a Marine F/A-18 pilot and Colonel in the Reserves, having flown in carrier and commercial aviation as well as having Fortune 250 executive level experience. Earning his MBA while still active-duty, Mo has worked in Finance since 2011 and is currently working in advanced business strategy for a Fortune 50 firm.
Charles is a Senior Tax Manager with over 30 years of experience in public practice. He began his career at Ernst & Young and spent 8 years there before leaving to found his own firm, Sellers & Company. After successfully managing that practice for 20 years, he merged it into a larger firm and accepted a faculty position at San Diego State University. While there, he taught Accounting Ethics to both upper division and graduate students. In 2013, he joined McLean, Rotherham & Company, specializing in tax and estate planning for small businesses and high net worth individuals.
For nearly three decades, David has specialized in sales, brand marketing, long-term contract negotiations and international new product introduction into North America. Customers have included: General Motors, TRW, Ford Motors, Magna International, ZFLS, Tesla Motors, the EPA, and various freight carriers.