Adam Brandley ~ CEO, CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD. Perhaps like many of you, Adam started his own successful lawn care business when he was thirteen. He later ran a successful international apparel and distribution company, partnered in an M&A firm, and owned a SEC/FINRA authorized broker/dealer firm in Sacramento, California with offices in California, Washington, Utah, Idaho, Arizona, Nevada and Texas. He is the founder and CEO of America’s Real Deal and the Independent Stock Market.
Kevin Harrington ~ PARTNER, BOARD MEMBER. Inventor of the Infomercial, Kevin may be most known as one of the original sharks on the TV show Shark Tank. Although Kevin will serve as mentor/coach on our investment TV show America’s Real Deal, where the audience can purchase products from and invest in the public companies we introduce, he is also a partner with the Independent Stock Market. His experience as a successful investor and entrepreneur will benefit ISM, its posted companies, and TV viewers from all over the country.
Dale Richards ~ PRESIDENT, BOARD MEMBER. Dale S. Richards is a trusted advisor, coach, and mentor for a diverse group of busy company executives and owners where he helps them LEARN what they do not know, SEE what they cannot see and DO what they could not do. Vistage is the world’s largest executive professional and personal development advisory board with 16,000 members in 16 countries. Vistage member companies have out-performed others by an average of 300% over the 50+ year history.
David Politis ~ BOARD MEMBER. David’s influence and branding expertise are legendary. He consults Fortune 500 companies in public relations and branding. He is an author and speaker. His PR firm, Politis Communications is the oldest PR firm in the country.
Taylor Garrett ~ BOARD MEMBER/FUND MANAGER. Taylor is a Partner and the Managing Director for Orchard Securities, which provides investment banking and managing broker-dealer services for securities offerings in alternative investments. The company has raised over $2.0 billion in equity, focusing primarily capital raising efforts through independent broker-dealers and registered investment advisors.
Cameron Hellewell ~ BOARD MEMBER/FUND MANAGER. Cam is a SEC Attorney and Managing Director for Orchard Securities. Which provides investment banking and managing broker-dealer services for securities offerings in alternative investments. The company has raised over $2.0 billion in equity, focusing primarily capital raising efforts through independent broker-dealers and registered investment advisors.
Darin Mangum ~ BOARD MEMBER. Darin has several years’ experience ranging from practicing SEC attorney to executive and boardroom responsibilities. He is the managing member of Darin H. Mangum PLLC, a boutique corporate and securities law practice with offices in Texas and Utah and clients nationwide. His law practice focuses on private placements, REG A+, mergers and acquisitions, and federal and state securities law compliance. His past and present clients include hedge funds, start-up companies, FINRA broker/dealers, venture capitalists, and individual entrepreneurs.
Richard Swart ~ ADVISORY BOARD. Recognized as one of the top thought leaders in crowdfunding and alternative finance, with a particular interest in its impact on social innovation and global challenges. He has been the subject of stories or interviews in leading business publications including Forbes, Inc, Entrepreneur, VentureBeat, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, BBC, PBS, MSNBC, NPR, Financial Times, Washington Post and dozens of others. Coauthor of the book Crowdfunding: /The Corporate Era.
Timothy Stufflebeam ~ ADVISORY BOARD. Tim has worked in the broadcast Television industry for 27 years as a producer, director, editor, cameraman, audio and video engineer, and many other positions. He specializes in multi-camera and ENG style productions for clients such as NBC, ABC, CBS ESPN and FOX.
Brian Horne ~ ADVISORY BOARD. Brian is an accountant with proven success as a Controller and Financial Analyst in cost reduction, program management, financial reporting and audit preparation. A tax accountant passionate about the companies and people he works with in accounting, tax, and auditing, always looking for ways to cut cost, improve efficiencies, reduce risks, and eliminate fraud.