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Leadership Team

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Experienced Commercial Construction Executive

  • Operated large scale commercial construction operations domestically and internationally over the last 20 years

  • Managed over 1000+ employees and subcontractors with annual Construction & Operations budgets of $100M+

  • Air Force Veteran


Retired Army Colonel –  US Army Corps of Engineers

  • CEO of Arete Strategic Consulting and 5 Eagles Leadership (Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Businesses)

  • Certified High-Performance Coach /Certified Professional Business Coach

  • Managed over $6B in assets and $400M operating budget, and over 2,000 employees


Business Operations Leader, Entrepreneur and CRE Investor

  • Deep process improvement and program management experience

  • Post M&A integrations and systems implementation expertise across a range of companies, from early-stage startups to the Fortune 100

  • Extensive real estate investing and construction experience

  • US Army Corps of Engineers Veteran

Board Members


Entrepreneur, Investor, & Corporate Deal Maker

  • Managed transactions of $48B in total value

  • Executed over 330 acquisitions over a period of three decades

  • Trusted advisor for global corporations on investments, acquisitions, disposals, and restructuring

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Financial and Business Management Executive

  • CFO of two public companies

  • Managing Director of a highly respected finance and accounting consulting firm

  • President of a Public Company (industry roll-up)

  • Board Member of two public companies

  • Dean of the College of Business at Texas A&M University-Commerce


Entrepreneur, Author, Corporate Governance Executive

  • Served on over 70 for-profit corporate boards, both public & private

  • Shadow CEO®, Chairman of the Board, and Founder of  12 Companies

  • Author of The Board of Directors for a Private Enterprise

  • Marine Corps Veteran


Business Acquisition Leader, PE Investor

  • Over 20 years of Sales & Marketing experience

  • Chief Executive Officer of eCommfolio, Inc.

  • Partner/owner in 17 companies and counting

  • Private equity investor, focused on acquiring and growing promising eCommerce brands with an EBITDA of $1M to $5M

  • Raised over $1B in private capital for 2024 projects

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