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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 info@smartfundingsummit.com

David Schweikert Speaker Smart Funding Summit

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. 

Tim Andrews Speaker Smart Funding Summit

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. 

Chris Loeffler Speaker Smart Funding Summit

Chris Loeffler
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 .

Ron Fordr Speaker Smart Funding Summit

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. 

Ryan Smeets Speaker Smart Funding Summit

Ryan Smeets

As Vice President of Business Development, Smeets is responsible for targeting and building the best possible partnerships for BIG YAM. 

David Gosselin Speaker Smart Funding Summit

David Gosselin
Partner, dbbmckennon

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.

Jon Merriman Speaker Smart Funding Summit

Jon Merriman
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. 

Thomas Poletti Speaker Smart Funding Summit

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.

Scott Purcell Speaker Smart Funding Summit

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. 

Shanley Jue Speaker Smart Funding Summit

Shanley Jue
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. 

Jeanne Campanelli Speaker Smart Funding Summit

Jeanne Campanelli
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.