Albert L. Weintraub Esq.
Mr. Weintraub currently provides legal and management services to Managing the Corporate Option, LLC, Mr. Weintraub also serves as the Vice-Provost for Legal and International Affairs for Global University school of Medicine and Public Health (Turks and Caicos Islands). Additionally, Mr. Weintraub has provided legal services to foreign and domestic clients in complex financial and foreign trade transactions, involving the representation of governmental entities including State, Municipalities, and Foreign Governments.
As City Attorney and Assistant City Attorney, he has been a public official for 5 municipalities in Florida, drafted specialized legislation, successfully litigated the end of the ATT telephone monopoly in the State of Florida and created and amended many of the current Municipal charters in Miami-Dade County and Collier County, Florida. Mr. Weintraub was the founder and Chairman of the Board of Microtel, Inc. and during numerous mergers and acquisitions; the company became the predecessor company of WorldCom, Inc. Mr. Weintraub served on the Board of Directors of WorldCom, Inc. until 1992.
One of the main objectives for DCI was to acquire and join together a unique group of executives that are experts in certain areas but have also developed highly diverse backgrounds. Additionally, it was critical that each member was able to work with the others and that each shared a similar vision of DCI's path. The team assembled below meets and exceeds these requirements.
Steven L. A. Zimmermann – Co-Founder - President, CEO and Director
Mr. Zimmermann has over 30 years of start-up experience in the Lighting, Broadband, Financial Processing and Telephony Industries serving in financial, operational, software development, International sales and business development and Executive management roles including EVP - Global Business Development, COO, President and CEO.
Mr. Zimmermann received his B.S. degrees in Animal Science, Finance and Accounting from Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana.
One Week Executive, LLC
One Week Executive will be providing the Company's CFO, qualifications of this individual are as follows: Throughout his prior experience as a CEO, President and CFO, he has amassed a consistent record of maximizing sales, profits and stakeholder value in various industries. He has also successfully held senior management positions with publicly and privately owned organizations, both domestically and internationally, and has done so in a variety of industries.
His BS in Accounting was earned from Columbus State University. He also earned his Certified Public Accounting License in the state of Georgia.
Yehiel Viner - Chief Development Officer and Director
Yehiel founded Menolinx in 2006, and will be bringing with him the experience and know-how in the fields of industrial control, management capabilities and creativity. Yehiel has created and filed a number of patents in the Digital Controls space that are currently pending and under review in the US. Before founding Menolinx Yehiel founded and acted as the CEO of Lead Control, the mother company of Menolinx.
Yehiel holds a BSEE degree from the Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva and an Executive MBA from the University of Tel Aviv.
Rick Arscott - Vice President and Director
Mr. Arscott has been involved in numerous start up organizations as an investor and contributor on the business development side of each entity. Recently his roles have included: Co-Founder and Director of GreenLight Ventures, Inc. a Florida based OEM Integrator of custom lighting and digital control systems operating in the US, Latin America and Europe; Vice President and Co-Founder of WiBeam Access, Inc. a Florida based wireless broadband and VoIP provider servicing the east coast of Florida, (Miami north to Port St. Lucie) and the Greensboro, High Point, Raleigh-Durham, NC area, this included certain investments in Wi-Beam Communications, Inc. the precursor to QxC Communications, Inc.
From 2003 until the present, Mr. Arscott has served as owner and Vice President for Marketing and Special Projects for Reservation Services International, Inc. (RSI), which is the country’s largest private label reservation service for the Diving and Adventure Travel Industry.
Managing the Corporate Option (MCO) - Co-Founder and In House Council
Based in Florida, MCO is a Legal and Corporate Management organization providing individuals that specialize in legal (the law firm of Weintraub and Weintraub, Albert L Weintraub, Esquire, senior member) and business acceleration services, which will provide DCI certain personnel required for; the responsible development of financing mechanisms, IP/ patent assistance and sales to municipal, governmental and other large energy users.
LID, LLC (LID)- a Florida partnership - Co-Founder
Joseph Boff - Director - President LID, LLC, Principle and Director GreenLight Ventures, Inc
Alexander van der Lely - Advisor - Principle and CEO Lely Group and Principle LID, LLC.
Ronald van der Lely - Advisor - Principle Lely Group, President Lely Development, and Principle LID, LLC.
Lely is the only company worldwide to supply the agricultural sector with a complete portfolio of products and services ranging from forage harvesting to automated feeding systems, barn cleaners and milking robots. Lely is also working on business concepts to ensure energy-neutral operations in the dairy sector. Since many
years Lely is the undisputed market leader in the sales and service of automated milking systems. The company has a strong position in forage harvesting products and with over 60 years acquired knowledge in the agricultural cycle Lely has an unrivaled position in this business.
Lely is active in more than 60 countries and employs some 1,600 people. The annual turnover is around 500 million euro. The investments in R&D are 6% of Lely product sales.
Brian Lasslett - Managing Director EMEA
Mr. Lasslett is presently CEO of Powerline Technologies, Ltd. (PLT). PLT, based in Bristol, UK is a licensee of low voltage broadband over power line technology. Mr. Lasslett has over 30 years experience in the communications business in a variety of roles including R&D, Business Development, Sales, Marketing and General Management. Brian is an experienced Managing Director with over 20 years experience in the role. Brian also has over 15 years experience in powerline communications and the utility sector.
In his career, Mr. Lasslett has served as an R&D engineer, Senior Manager large PABX products and has held various positions in Marketing and General Management, including VP Access Products worldwide and Deputy Managing Director EMEA. Mr. Lasslett has also co-founded a number of companies and served as a Director and Managing Director and he has experience in raising money in the venture capital sector.
Scott McCaffrey - Managing Director - USA
Mr. McCaffrey has worked in the field of lighting since 1984, founding Musco Sales of Pennsylvania to introduce Musco Sports Lighting to the Pennsylvania market as well as introducing a power factor correction device for use in large factories. Mr. McCaffrey was the first to co-sell an electronically ballasted sports lighting system in the United States. Mr. McCaffrey strengths also include; customer premise site reviews and lighting designs and he possesses extensive field experience in the installation of lighting systems and poles (steel, concrete, fiberglass, and wood). Site management experience includes facilities as small as local little league fields and tennis courts up to major stadiums such as Penn State and the Williamsport Little League World Series facility and multiple field facilities. Mr. McCaffrey received his B.S., Penn State University in 1977.
Gonzalo J. Adis Moreno - Managing Director - Central America and the Caribbean
Gonzalo has over 25 years of experience in the IT and services industry, having served companies such as GBM Costa Rica & GBM Corporation (IBM Alliance Company for Central America, Panamá and the Caribbean) where he carried out different positions, such as Sales Representative, Project Manager, Services Manager and as Business Development Consultant.
For the past three years he has served as the Managing Director Central America for GreenLight Ventures, Inc., a Florida based OEM Integrator of custom lighting and digital control systems, responsible for all Central American sales and operations with a concentration on Costa Rica. Through his efforts, GreenLight Ventures has completed a number of local installations inclusive of an important project at Florida Ice and Farms, one of the region's largest brewery and beverage companies and is currently moving forward to solidify additional strategic projects in the areas of highway and sea port lighting.
Dr. John W. Gay, II - Director and Advisor
John W. Gay II, LLD, MCEP, RFC, CIS, RFP, FIBA, is a graduate of Western Illinois University and Covington Theological Seminary who holds a Doctorate of Laws and Letters, is a Master Certified Estate Planner, a Registered Financial Consultant, a Certified Investment Specialist, a Registered Financial Planner; and, he also is an
author, lecturer, developer, lobbyist and practice management consultant from Denver, Colorado. Presently, he serves as an active and life member of the National Defense Transportation Association in Washington, D.C. and as Advisory Board Chairman of the College of Fine Arts and Communication (COFAC) for Western Illinois University (WIU).
Owner of John Gay & Associates (a medical and dental consulting firm) since 1980, Dr. Gay has assisted over 4,200 medical professionals (of which 2,900 plus are
optometrists and over 450 are ophthalmologists) with their business and personal financial needs. Dr. Gay has helped to build over $368 million in optometric practices. his largest optometric client of 2010 was Dr. Larry Jehling of the Clarkson Eyecare Centers of St. Louis, MO with revenues exceeding $46 million.
Dr. Gay’s notable career in public service included serving as an advancement aide to President Nixon and President Ford; he was a 1979 Member of the Delegation of
the Windsor Conference at Windsor Castle in London, England; he was the Co-Founder and Treasurer of the Independent Business Association of Illinois from 1979 – 1983; he also served on the SBA’s Task Force for Economic Stability and was a delegate member of the White House Conference on Small Business.
Presently, Dr. Gay serves as a life member of the Dirksen Congressional Research Center’s Endowment Fund. John was instrumental in assisting with the fundraising to build and endow the Dirksen Congressional Library in Pekin, Illinois. Additionally, he served as the first Executive Director and Vice President for the Dirksen Center. Of the sixteen (16) Presidential Libraries, there is only one Congressional Library in the United States - The Dirksen Center.
Dr. Gay is a graduate of both the Aurora Citizens Fire and Police Academies and the District Attorney’s 2010 Citizen’s Academy. He presently serves as a member of both the Aurora Police Department’s Incident Review Board and Disciplinary Review Board, he is the Chairman of the KCRT (Key Community Response Team) and Liaison to the HRC (Human Relations Commission), is a member of the VWAB (Victim’s Witness Advisory Board), he served as a Director and Vice President for the D.A.R.E. Board, and was the former Vice-Chair and Commissioner for the Veterans’ Affairs Commission for the City of Aurora, was the former Chairman of the ACPAAA’s (Aurora Citizens’ Police Academy Alumni Association) Community Outreach Committee. Additionally, Dr. Gay serves as a member of the Overseas Security Advisory Council and the Councils of Advisors, is an active life member of American Legion Lodge #1992 (he is an Army Veteran of the Vietnam era 1969 – 1971); Sgt. Gay served as the Chief of Quality Assurance for USATRANSCOMER at Rheinau, Germany with a secret clearance from 1970 - 1971; he is an active volunteer for numerous charities as an active Master Mason and member of the Denver Consistory and El Jebel Shrine, he is a member of the Appraisal Committee for Denver’s Children’s Hospital on behalf of the Scottish Rite, he is also most active in visiting Veteran Hospitals and Veteran Organizations throughout the United States and is active with the City, State and Federal Government in lobbying for a Denver/Aurora Veterans’ Hospital as a former Veteran’s Affairs Commissioner of Aurora, Colorado.
Dr. Gay received the notable Dirksen Award in 1976 from the Illinois Citizen’s For Right to Work, the 2007 Martin Luther King Activist Award from the HRC, the 2008 Congressional Order of Merit from the NRCC, the 2008 Distinguished Friends Award from COFAC at WIU and the prestigious Alumni Achievement Award from WIU
Ross Hubbard - Advisor
Mr. Hubbard has almost 40 years experience in the municipal management serving in roles as City Manager for the cities of Livingston, Atherton, Moraga, and Pacific Grove, California in addition to being the City Manager, chief executive officer and acting Finance Director for the City of Toccoa, Georgia, and City Manager for Dawson County and Cornelia, Georgia.
Mr. Hubbard has also mentored public agency managers through the Range Rider program of the International City/County Management Association and conducted Council/Commission team building and communication training sessions through University of Georgia, Carl Vinson Institute of Government.
Mr. Hubbard received his Bachelors of Arts Degree, Administration, from California State University at San Bernardino and his Master's of Public Administration Degree from the University of San Francisco and is a Credentialed Manager of the International City/County Management Association.
Deborah Heineman - Advisor
Joseph Kahoe, Colonel, USAF, Ret., MA, CP – Advisor
Colonel Joe Kahoe is a 1973 graduate of the United States Air Force Academy and holds a Master’s Degree in Management. Col. Kahoe served 30 years Active Duty in the Air Force & Air National Guard, where he flew the F-106 Delta Darts and F-16 Fighting Falcons. His service included a full Pentagon tour, Inspection Team Chief at Air Combat Command Inspector General's Office, and served as Assistant Deputy for Operations at First Air Force / CONUS NORAD Region. Over half his military career was spent in Homeland Defense, Emergency Response, and Incident Command, making him is a perfect fit to serve with the National Resiliency Center.
Since retiring from the Air Force, Col. Kahoe has worked as a Defense Contractor with duties including Business Development, Capture Management and Marketing. He is also a facilitator at the USAF Academy's Leadership and Character Development School. Joe lives in Colorado Springs and is actively engaged in multiple community
organizations including being a director and co-founder of the National Resiliency Center.
Terrance Quinlan, MBA, PMP – Advisor
Mr. Quinlan is a graduate of Jones International University and holds a Masters of Business Administration, Information Technology Management. He additionally holds the coveted PMP (Project Management Professional) Certification from the Project Management Institute. He has thirty years’ experience in Software Development, Management, Engineering, Government Services and Sales. He is a director and co-founder of the National Resiliency Center.
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