Strategic Advisory Board

Tim Reese, Chair

Strategic Growth, 30+ Years

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

Steve Sanders

Investment, 30+ Years

CEO/Chief Investment Strategist, The Stoneridge Companies

Michael Pearson

Strategic Growth, 30+ Years

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

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

Investment, 30+ Years

Founder of NewSpring Mezzanine and partner at NewSpring Capital.

Emily Halpern

Investment, 25+ Years

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

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

Investment, 20+ Years

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

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

Corporate Law, 15+ Years

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

Sophia Holder

Finance, 20+ Years

CFO & EVP,CHOP; Healthcare provider financial experience – adult& pediatric, including Corporate Finance, Revenue Cycle, Treasury, Supply Chain Management. Project Executive for Business/IT Transformation Initiatives.

Rod Robinson

Procurement Strategic Sourcing Supplier Diversity, 30+ Years

SVP Insight Sourcing Group; Founder & Former CEO of ConnXus, Inc., a cloud procurement platform