Mr. Wiedrich is a senior level executive with extensive experience in company management and oversight, having served in a variety of C-level and Director positions for public, pre-public and private companies in a wide range of industries. In addition to broad managerial expertise, Mr. Wiedrich possesses hands-on experience as in high-level financial roles including operational accounting, reporting for public and pre-public companies, and interfacing directly with Boards of Directors, banks, attorneys, auditing firms, and the Securities and Exchange Commission. Areas of expertise include: financial and strategic planning, accounting and financial operations, budget development and management, business startups and expansions, staff management and development, and public company accounting and reporting. Mr. Wiedrich also has experience with government cost accounting methods and all related government acquisition regulations and software applications. He graduated with a degree in Business and Economics from Northern State University.
Carlo Caravetta – Director
Mr. Caravetta has been a practicing business, corporate and insurance lawyer for over 25 years. He holds licensure in Texas and California. His practice focused on complex litigation and transactions for small- to large-cap publicly-traded companies. He routinely advised and collaborated with C-level executives and boards to achieve business objectives. He steered highly sophisticated domestic and international transactions in the areas of finance, real estate, commercial/manufacturing and oversaw domestic and international regulatory compliance (FCPA, UK Bribery Act, OECD Conventions, FATCA), intellectual property, and corporate governance matters. Mr. Caravetta has been recognized for outstanding dedication and performance from the City of Tustin, Orange Count Board of supervisors and the State legislature of California. Bachelor of Science, Arizona State University, Chemical Engineering/Pre-Law; Western State University Law Degree. Licensed in California and Texas.
Richard Barber – Adviser to the Board
Mr. Barber is a senior financial executive who delivers bottom line business improvements by raising revenue, lowering expenses, and restructuring organizations. His experience includes: CFO of Bank of America’s retail stock brokerage business, CEO of a stock clearing firm which he sold to a larger stock clearing company and CFO positions at other companies. He has been involved in real estate his entire career, including owning more than 100 multifamily units and negotiating for the purchase of 7 World Trade Center from Larry Silverstein. He has an MBA from Columbia University in Finance and is a CPA.