Adi Ringer

Adi has been a business entrepreneur since teenage years, he created, built, and sold a local business and he owned and operated service, retail, and manufacturing businesses in two different countries. He has 27 years of financial planning experience covering…

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Jack Moyer

Jack Moyer possesses an extensive Human Resources and Compensation background having  served as the Chief Human Resources officer for public and private companies alike.  He has an extensive HR background including recruitment, compensation, benefits, employee relations and organizational development and…

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Pavlo Rudakevych

Pavlo Rudakevych is a robotics technology consultant doing advanced system development, proof of concept demonstration, and external design reviews. Pavlo is also currently involved in local investing with an interest in food and farm initiatives. He is a member of…

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Diane Moroski

Diane Moroski earned her law degree at Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco. As an attorney she handled business litigation matters on behalf of small to large companies and their owners.  Since retiring from the practice of law Diane has…

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Al Lipper

Al Lipper is a graduate of Occidental College (where he studied computer science and psychology), and holds graduate degrees from Cal Poly (Education) and ITP (Psychology). He has founded a number of technology-oriented companies over the years, including an international…

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Adam Gower

Adam Gower is a seasoned investor with a background in international business development and finance at both private and institutional levels.  He recently relocated to San Luis Obispo where he has successfully commenced engagement with several of the area’s leading…

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Jo Anne Miller

After successful careers as an engineer and entrepreneur, Jo Anne began working in early stage investing in 2003. Jo Anne started this career as  a Principal at Nokia Innovent, a seed-stage investing team within the Nokia strategy organization.  In this…

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Lucia Cleveland

As founder and past CEO of The Spice Hunter, Inc, Lucia Vanderheyden Cleveland with a $10,000 investment grew the company from 1980-1999 to be the third largest spice jar company in the US. Lucia took it step by step through…

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Kevin Meyer

Kevin Meyer has over thirty years of executive leadership, operations, and engineering experience in the medical device, telecom photonics, and industrial lighting industries.   He is currently partner and co-founder of GembaAcademy.com, which provides 800 lean and six sigma training videos…

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Mark Jackson

Mr. Jackson is the founder and President of Blue Dolphin Design and Engineering, Inc. an engineering firm whose mission for the past 16 years has been to provide high quality, high value and innovative concept designs, product development, analysis and…

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Michael P. Salucci

After attending Cal Poly State University, SLO majoring in Computer Science, Michael P. Salucci began his career in government, after reaching the position senior project manager; in 1980 Mr. Salucci was the founding principal in Computer And Software Enterprises, Inc….

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Ziyad I. Naccasha

With nearly 25 years of legal experience, Carmel & Naccasha LLP Managing Partner and Co-Founder Ziyad Naccasha, has extensive background providing strategic counsel in the areas of business and corporate law, litigation, insurance and reinsurance coverage and defense. Ziyad developed…

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Sandra Lee

Sandra Lee earned an MBA in Strategic Planning and Marketing from Cal Berkeley and consulted with start-up companies and established international firms focused on the US healthcare market.  She collaborated with scientists, engineers, and physicians to develop and launch voice-recognition…

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Robert W. Zabaronick

Bob Zabaronick has over thirty years of leadership experience in Fortune 500 firms, emerging high technology companies and startups.  He has served as both a Senior Executive and Consultant to a number of corporations both privately and publicly held. Bob…

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Monte Cool

Monte Cool is an attorney and entrepreneur based in Pismo Beach, CA, with over 25 years of experience in real estate investment.  He is Managing Member of Cool Properties LLC, GG Coastal LLC and Nipomo Partners LLC, as well as…

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