Board of Directors
|Amos is former chief executive officer and chairman of the board of Mail Boxes Etc. (MBE), now The UPS Store. Under his leadership, MBE became the world's largest and fastest growing franchisor of retail business, communication and postal service centers with a network of nearly 5,000 locations worldwide. He is past chairman of the International Franchise Association, the oldest and largest association representing franchising in the United States. In addition to a distinguished career in business leading companies as an executive and as a board member, Amos is a versatile author and has written extensively on the franchising industry and on a variety of other subjects. He is currently chairman of the board of APFI, Proctor and Gamble's franchising initiatives.|
|Craig P. Colmar|
|Craig P. Colmar is a Co-Founder, and has served as a Director and Secretary since March 2010. Mr. Colmar has been a partner at Johnson and Colmar, a law firm focusing on business, corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions, for more than 30 years. At Johnson and Colmar, he has represented clients in more than one hundred mergers and acquisitions, ranging in size from several million dollars to exceeding four hundred million dollars. He has also worked with clients in numerous private and public debt and equity financings. In 1998, Mr. Colmar participated in the creation and public financing of Quanta Services, Inc., which is listed on the New York Stock Exchange. In 2006 as a Co-Founder Mr. Colmar participated in the creation and public offering of Digital Music Group, Inc., which was listed on NASDAQ prior to its merger with Orchard Enterprises. In 2007, Mr. Colmar was also a Co-Founder and member of the group responsible for the creation and public offering of Trans-India Acquisition Corporation, where he served as an Officer and Director of this special-purpose acquisition company, which was listed on the American Stock Exchange. Mr. Colmar received a B.A. in Economics from Northwestern University and his J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law.|
|Steven P. Colmar|
|Steven P. Colmar is a Co-Founder, and has served as a Director since March 2010. Since 1999, Mr. Colmar has served as President of Business Ventures Corp., a research and private equity firm. In 1998, Mr. Colmar served as a Co-Founder and participated in the creation and public financing of Quanta Services, Inc., which is listed on the New York Stock Exchange. In 2006, as a Co-Founder Mr. Colmar participated in the creation and public offering of Digital Music Group, Inc., which, before its merger with Orchard Enterprises, was listed on NASDAQ. In 2007, Mr. Colmar was a Co-Founder and member of the group responsible for the creation and public offering of Trans-India Acquisition Corporation, a special purpose acquisition company which was listed on the American Stock Exchange. Mr. Colmar holds a B.A. in Marketing, Management and Communications from the University of Tulsa.|
|Ronald V. DaVella|
|Mr. DaVella was an Audit Partner with Deloitte & Touche LLP from June 1989 to July 2014. Prior to attaining that position, Mr. DaVella served as an Audit Manager and Staff Accountant at the company from August 1980 to June 1989. He received a B.S. in Accounting from Queens College in 1979 and an M.B.A. in Finance from Pace University in 1985. Throughout his career Mr. DaVella has assisted his clients with mergers and acquisitions, operational and financial controls, internal and external reporting, financings and public offerings and filings with the SEC. He is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Arizona.|
|William R. Fields|
|William R. Fields currently serves as the Chairman of Fields Texas Limited LLC and Four Corners Sourcing International. He is also a Managing Partner of Strategic Brands LLC. Mr. Fields has held a variety of leadership positions in the retail industry, including serving as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Factory 2-U Stores, Inc. from 2002 to 2003, President and Chief Executive Officer of Hudson’s Bay Company from 1997 to 1999, and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Blockbuster Entertainment Group, a division of Viacom, Inc., from 1996 to 1997. Mr. Fields has also held numerous positions with Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., which he joined in 1971. He left that organization in March 1996 as President and Chief Executive Officer of Wal-Mart Stores Division and Executive Vice President of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. During the past five years, Mr. Fields has served as a Director of Lexmark International, Electronic Cigarettes International Group, Inc., Graphic Packaging Corporation (from 2005 to 2008), and Sharper Image Corporation (from 2006 to 2008).|
|Kerley served as chief financial officer and member of the board of directors of Peter Piper, Inc., a privately-held pizza and entertainment restaurant chain. He joined Peter Piper in 2008 after serving as chief financial officer of Fender Musical Instruments Corporation, a privately-held manufacturer and wholesaler of musical instruments and equipment. Prior to that, Kerley spent over 30 years at Deloitte & Touche, most recently as audit partner on both public and private companies. He is currently a member of the board of directors of The Providence Service Corporation (NASDAQ:PRSC), an Arizona based company that provides and manages government sponsored human services, innovative global employment services, comprehensive health assessment and care management services, and non-emergency transportation services.|
Bret Sanders has served since 1992 as Director of Equity Trading at Sanders Morris Harris Inc., member FINRA/SIPC, a Houston based registered broker dealer and investment advisor. Prior to joining Sanders Morris Harris, Mr. Sanders was employed in the legal and investment consulting business, advising investment firms on regulatory and compliance issues.
Mr. Sanders is a founding member and has served for six years on the board of directors of R Bank Texas, a regional bank based in Round Rock and Austin, Texas, and is a member of the board of directors of The Sunshine Kids and HeartGift, two charitable organizations based inHouston. Mr. Sanders is also an owner and has served for 15 years as a member of the board of directors of Ryan Sanders Baseball, Inc., parent company of The Round Rock Express, Triple-A affiliate of Major League Baseball's Texas Rangers. In addition, he is a former owner and board member of the Corpus Christi Hooks, Double-A affiliate of Major League Baseball's Houston Astros. Mr. Sanders is a graduate of the University of Houston, with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.