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Past speakers from the Smart Funding Summit are featured below. The summit covered the topic of equity crowdfunding, specifically Regulation A+ public offerings. If you are interested in speaking or participating at a future summit, please send us background information via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Rep. David SchwEikert
US Congress, R – AZ
David Schweikert is serving his fourth term in the United States Congress. He holds a seat on the Ways and Means Committee, having previously served on the Financial Services Committee.
Sr VP Marketing, Elio Motors
With more than 20 years of executive leadership and multi-channel marketing experience, Tim Andrews joined Elio Motors in 2013 to launch the brand and develop the team and partners.
CEO & Co-Founder, Caliber
Honored as Phoenix Business Journal’s 2017 40 Under 40, Chris Loeffler co-founded Caliber in 2009. As CEO, he is responsible for oversight of acquisitions, strategic relationships and investment services .
CEO, Ronn Motor Group
Ronn Ford is the Chairman and CEO of RONN Motor Group, a worldwide leader in zero-emission long-range transportation platforms. Ford has more than 50 years’ experience in the automotive industry, with 25 years specifically focused on luxury automobiles.
VP, BIG YAM
As Vice President of Business Development, Smeets is responsible for targeting and building the best possible partnerships for BIG YAM.
David Gosselin is a partner at dbbmckennon, a PCAOB registered CPA firm with multiple offices in California. Gosselin has over 12 years' experience with clients that report before the SEC.
Head of Capital Markets, B. Riley FBR
As Head of Capital Markets of B. Riley FBR, Inc., Jon Merriman works closely with clients and prospects to leverage the firm’s resources in order to create solutions for their capital market needs.
Partner, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP
Thomas Poletti is a Partner at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, where he focuses on corporate and securities work for both public and private companies.
CEO, FundAmerica & Prime Trust
Scott Purcell is the CEO of FundAmerica, which provides technology for escrow, payment processing, AML, and compliance to investment advisers, broker dealers, crowdfunding portals and others.
Creative Director, BIG YAM
Shanley Jue is a seasoned creative strategist with over 25 years of experience delivering strategic design solutions to clients across a broad array of industries.
COO, CrowdCheck, Inc.
With more than 25 years’ experience as a corporate and securities attorney in private and in-house practice, Campanelli has been a member of the management team at CrowdCheck, Inc. and its affiliate, CrowdCheck Law, LLP.