Sheryl Zimmerman

Mary Lily Kenan Flagler Bingham Distinguished Professor Associate Dean for Doctoral Education, School of Social Work · UNC at Chapel Hill

Expert in aging issues, elder care, assisted living

Aging Aging and Elderly Aging and Social Policy Social Gerontology Evaluation of Practice

Gerry Brunk

Managing Director · Lumira Ventures

Gerry Brunk is a venture capital investor with expertise in biotechnology, medical devices, start-ups and corporate strategy.

Business Strategy Medical Devices Pharmaceutical Industry Drug Development Commercialization

Theodore Arapis, PhD

Assistant Professor of Public Administration | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Theodore Arapis, Ph.D. focuses on financing, fiscal savings, fiscal transparency and the practice of budgeting at state level.

Public Administration Fiscal Transparency & Accountability School District Financing Budgeting Public Finance

Steve Kurylo

Chief Financial Officer · GrandBanks Capital

Steve Kurylo is the Chief Financial Officer at GrandBanks Capital and an expert in venture capital, private equity and valuation.

Debt & Equity Financing Value Investing Valuation Venture Capital Private Equity

Tomas Hult

Professor, Byington Chair, and Director · Michigan State University

Expert in international business, trade, marketing, strategy, and supply chain management

International Marketing International Trade Policy Supply Chain Management International Business Economic Development

Dr. Michele Conversano

President · Happy Ageing Alliance

Dr. Conversano is Director of the Department of Prevention and Director of the Public Health and Health Service of the ASL of TARANTO.

Vaccination COVID-19 Hygiene and Hospice Technique Vaccinations Preventive Medicine

Steve Stewart

Assistant Professor · Georgia Southern University

Steve Stewart is an expert in entrepreneurship and management.

Management Entrepreneurship

Paul Labarge

Board Chair, CATAAlliance // Founding Partner · LaBarge Weinstein LLP

Paul C. LaBarge, C.M. is a founding partner of LaBarge Weinstein LLP, a corporate law boutique nestled in the nation’s capital since 1997.

IPOs Trade Mergers and Acquisitions Taxation Financing

Ed Reilly

Mentor · NORCAT

Managing Partner | Freelandt Caldwell Reilly LLP

Accounting Assurance Business Advisory Tax Planning Business Start Up Planning

Gregory W. Brown

Professor of Finance, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School · UNC at Chapel Hill

Greg Brown researches financial risk, using financial derivative contracts as risk management tools and private investment strategies.

Finance Private Capital Private Equity Hedge Funds Portfolio Management

Warren Bergen

President, AVAC Ltd. and Entrepreneur in Residence, Verdex Capital

Award-winning entrepreneur, investor, and corporate advisor

Technology Startups and New Ventures Marketing Leadership Integration Contracts Channel Development

Ruben A. Gely, AINS

Executive Director · Matos, Gely & Ho

Ruben A. Gely, AINS

Captive Insurance Puerto Rico Risk Financing

Charles Tang

Lecturer in Systems Engineering · Loyola Marymount University

Frank R. Seaver College of Science and Engineering

space systems architecting Complex Systems Entrepeneurial Financing Systems Engineering Program Management

Juan Araque

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Dr. Araque is an expert in leadership, education, community development, diversity, violence prevention and positive youth development.

Leadership, management and social policy in the public and not-for-profit sectors Amber Alert Adolescent Development Violence Prevention Youth Development

Matthew Stewart

Principal Economist · The Conference Board of Canada

Prolifigate spending? When it's time to put your fiscal house in order, count on a Principal Economist to steer you in the right direction

Fiscal Forecasting Economic Analysis Government Financing

Trevear Thomas

Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP · Deloitte Services LLP

Deloitte LLP's wellspring of knowledge drills down to uncover the most insightful analysis into M&A activities in the oil and gas sectors

Mergers & Acquisitions M&a Financing Oil and Gas Industry

Sarah Applebaum

Director of Pangaea Spark · Pangaea Ventures

Investing in early stage materials, chemistry, and biology technology companies.

Seed-stage investing Startups Cleantech Hard-tech Investing Venture Capital

Alan J. Hutchison

Partner · Dentons Canada LLP

A leading, one-to-watch Canadian lawyer in mining, energy, securities and corporate/commercial law.

Corporate Governance Mining Energy Law Securities & Corporate Finance Mergers & Acquisitions

Leena Pendharkar

Assistant Professor, School of Film and Television · Loyola Marymount University

Leena Pendharkar is an award-winning writer/director/producer working in new media and traditional film

Directing/Producing Independent Film Directing/Producing Digital Media Web TV Film/Media Financing Asian American Cinema

Bryan Patenaude

Assistant Professor · Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Dr. Bryan Patenaude, ScD is an economist and Assistant Professor at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Causal Inference Health Systems Strengthening Econometric Methods Vaccines Economic Evaluation