Board of Directors
Seasoned professionals with proven track record of success
Mr. Ronald Garriques has been the CEO of VEYEP Holdings LLC. for the past four years. He previously worked in the consumer electronics and mobile technology business for nearly 30 years. He served as the President of Motorola Personal Communications Sector, and President of Global Consumer Group at Dell Inc, where he was responsible for its portfolio of consumer products, including desktops, notebooks, software and peripherals as well as product design and sales. Mr. Garriques holds a Master's Degree in Business Administration from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, a Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University, and a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Boston University.
Mr. Murray Wikol who for the past sixteen years has served as President and CEO of ProVisions LLC. Mr. Wikol is a Founder, C-Level Executive, and/or Board Member for commercial, not-for-profit and public sector enterprises. His primary responsibilities include strategic planning, governance, financial performance, risk management, and operations directing and managing the efforts of ProVisions, LLC. Current Roles include: Michigan Finance Authority – Board Member, University of Michigan College of Engineering Leadership Advisory Board and Capital Campaign Committee and DocuSign Advisory Board Member. Mr. Wikol is an accomplished business professional and community member with particularly strong credentials in development, financing and management.
Mr. Scott Durchslag is the President and CEO of Angie’s List. He is an action-oriented change leader in growth businesses & product-driven turnarounds with 20 years of global experience across technology companies in fiercely competitive industries. Lived and worked in Asia, Europe, and North America with a strong track record in both strategy and operational execution to deliver committed financial performance. Tripled the value of Angie's List in 2 years and sold it to IAC/HomeAdviser. Helped turn around Best Buy as leader of the Digital and Marketing divisions at the top multichannel retailer. Turned around Expedia Worldwide, the top global ecommerce business in travel. Scaled Skype by doubling users & revenue resulting in a successful sale to private equity. Drove $15B turnaround strategy for a $25B mobile business, and organically built two high margin $1B P&Ls at Skype & Motorola. Elected a partner of McKinsey & Company in 4 years. Harvard MBA and Phi Beta Kappa BA from University of Chicago. His areas of expertise include: Product Development, Sales, Marketing, e-Commerce and Parnerships.
Mr. Michael Tatelman is the founder and President of JRM/JRMD Energy. He is a Board Member, CEO, President. global business leader, and marketing and sales executive. Mr. Tatelman has extensive large and small company P&L management, global ecommerce, global market and business development, channel design, implementation, and management experience. Product marketing, advertising, social media, investor relations, marketing communications and PR have been his focus. While VP & GM Global Sales and Marketing at Dell from 2007 to 2012, Mr Tatelman relaunched Dell's Consumer Business globally. Responsible for both direct and indirect channels as well as a multi-$100M marketing budget. Built >55,000 points of presence in China, MEA, LA, and India resulting in leading market share positions in the highest growth markets in the world.
Mr. Jonathan Doochin has been the CEO of Soligent Holdings, Inc. for the past six years. He is also the Co-Founder & Chairman of the Board of Overseers, Leadership Institute at Harvard College for the past thirteen years. Soligent Distribution, a subsidiary of Soligent Holdings Inc., is the largest pure play solar distributor in the Americas, supplying thousands of solar installers and contractors with solar energy equipment, engineering services, and project financing solutions. Soligent has been a pioneer in the solar industry for decades and continues to drive the market forward with innovative solutions ranging from materials management to project financing. The Leadership Institute is an organization devoted to fostering the awareness, skills, and values of leadership. The Leadership Institute fosters the development of thousands of students in the Boston area, has co-developed sister leadership institutes nationally and internationally, and teaches programming from Bhutan and India to Japan and Zimbabwe.
Mr. Robert Raymond is the founding member of RR Advisors, LLC d/b/a RCH Energy which acts as the Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) to a series of private investment partnerships and separately managed accounts. RR Advisors, LLC was founded in 2004 in partnership with Trammell Crow Interests Company, d/b/a Crow Family Holdings, and its affiliates (collectively, “Crow Family Holdings”), a family office headquartered in Dallas, TX. Mr. Raymond joined Crow Family Holdings in May of 1994 and subsequently built and managed their energy investment program from 1997-2004. Mr. Raymond is a founding member and advisory board member of IOG Capital, LP, an independent board member of Navitas Midstream, LLC, Decisions Sciences International Corporation, Brisk Holdings, LLC d/b/a Streamline Chemical, VEYEP LLP, and a board member of the Episcopal School of Dallas. Mr. Raymond is involved in several private investment activities related to the oil and gas industry including the oilfield services sector, minerals and royalties, and specialized technology applications. Mr. Raymond graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics.
Giovanni Tomaselli is a trusted and known name in the world of technology and manufacturing. Having scaled large Fortune 500 companies and large organizations, Giovanni provides the edge needed to develop hubs for technology, manufacturing and business. Giovanni was a Harvard Business School Case Study subject that outlined his success in Asia. Living in Asia for 30 years has given him the ability to have firsthand experience in some of the largest manufacturing plants in the electronics industry. Being the head of Consumer Electronics at Flextronics with over 15,000 people under his supervision allowed him to experience best in class manufacturing, design and go to market activities. Global Senior Executive with multi-billion dollar sales achievements at Flextronics, Polaroid, & ION Camera with 20+ years in digital imaging product design, development, manufacturing, sales and business development.
John Chiorando is the CEO of Quality One, which holds MSAs with every major telecom player in North America, Chiorando guided the firm from a 100 million dollar company to a 400 million dollar company within a year. Chiorando has accumulated experience as an owner and strategic partner in multiple industries for over 28 years, including healthcare, BPOs, energy, consumer products, wine sales and imports, beverage, telecom, engineering, ecommerce, finance, software, real estate, security, intellectual property, and most recently the music industry. Further, Chiorando has eight figures in exits and equity transactions to his name, and sits on the board of several other organizations, notably Q1, iVox Solutions, FLICharge, and the Down Syndrome Foundation of Florida.
Dr. Kousay Al-Kourainy, MD is a practicing Hematologist & Oncologist in Chula Vista, CA. Dr. Al-Kourainy graduated from University of Baghdad Al-Kindy College of Medicine in 1976 and has been in practice for 43 years. He completed a residency at University of Texas Health Science Center. Dr. Al-Kourainy also specializes in Internal Medicine. He currently practices at Kousay Al-Kourainy MD and is affiliated with Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center. Dr. Al-Kourainy accepts multiple insurance plans including Aetna, Medicare, and Anthem. Dr. Al-Kourainy is board certified in Internal Medicine; Medical Oncology. Dr. Al-Kourainy also practices at Emergency & Acute Care Medical Corp. in Chula Vista, CA. In addition to English, Dr. Al-Kourainy's practice supports this language: Spanish.