Lana Pozhidaeva Lana has over seven years of experience in the nonprofit sector, helping allocate funding to education and science projects in the U.S., Europe, and Africa. She has worked closely with the International Peace Institute, helping organize international conferences under the auspices of the United Nations. Her other projects included helping allocate funding for the STEM contest on the US Virgin Islands, helping organize humanitarian trips to Haiti, co-hosting fundraising events for nonprofit organizations, and developing impact metrics for education nonprofit organizations. Lana also served a NYC based consulting B-corp Inspiring Capital which is focused on increasing the efficiency of nonprofit and purpose driven social ventures.

Lana Pozhidaeva

Lana has over seven years of experience in the nonprofit sector, helping allocate funding to education and science projects in the U.S., Europe, and Africa. She has worked closely with the International Peace Institute, helping organize international conferences under the auspices of the United Nations. Her other projects included helping allocate funding for the STEM contest on the US Virgin Islands, helping organize humanitarian trips to Haiti, co-hosting fundraising events for nonprofit organizations, and developing impact metrics for education nonprofit organizations. Lana also served a NYC based consulting B-corp Inspiring Capital which is focused on increasing the efficiency of nonprofit and purpose driven social ventures.

Kevin Mahaney Kevin is a veteran hotelier, he is the President and CEO of hotel management group Olympia. The strength of his talents extends beyond the business world and bear testament to the level of capabilities he personally embodies and inspires in others. He won an All-American selection in lacrosse in 1985 at Middlebury College, an Olympic Silver Medal in sailing and the prestigious title of Rolex Yachtsmen of the Year, both in 1992. Kevin beat cancer in 1993, founded and skippered the Americas Cup syndicate “Young America” in 1995, and competitively bicycled all 2,241 miles of the 2005 Tour de France, to name just a few of his accomplishments. Kevin has been a Trustee on the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Team Foundation   He is additionally Chairman of the Board of the Walkabout Foundation.

Kevin Mahaney

Kevin is a veteran hotelier, he is the President and CEO of hotel management group Olympia. The strength of his talents extends beyond the business world and bear testament to the level of capabilities he personally embodies and inspires in others. He won an All-American selection in lacrosse in 1985 at Middlebury College, an Olympic Silver Medal in sailing and the prestigious title of Rolex Yachtsmen of the Year, both in 1992. Kevin beat cancer in 1993, founded and skippered the Americas Cup syndicate “Young America” in 1995, and competitively bicycled all 2,241 miles of the 2005 Tour de France, to name just a few of his accomplishments. Kevin has been a Trustee on the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Team Foundation   He is additionally Chairman of the Board of the Walkabout Foundation.

Pendleton King Jr. Pen is the Managing partner of Cryptos Capital, A cryptocurrency fund focused on quantitative trading strategies and early stage blockchain technology investments. He is also the founder and Managing Partner of PKJ Ventures, a sector agnostic early stage venture capital firm focused on a diverse number of sectors ranging from Insuretech to Cybersecurity. Pen  is the co-founder of TestBest, an education technology company revolutionizing the way students around the world study for standardized tests, apply for college, and take college accredited courses. Pen has run five marathons for the Malaria No More Foundation and grew up ski racing nationally.  

Pendleton King Jr.

Pen is the Managing partner of Cryptos Capital, A cryptocurrency fund focused on quantitative trading strategies and early stage blockchain technology investments. He is also the founder and Managing Partner of PKJ Ventures, a sector agnostic early stage venture capital firm focused on a diverse number of sectors ranging from Insuretech to Cybersecurity. Pen  is the co-founder of TestBest, an education technology company revolutionizing the way students around the world study for standardized tests, apply for college, and take college accredited courses. Pen has run five marathons for the Malaria No More Foundation and grew up ski racing nationally.  

 
Rudolph Riad Younes Rudolph has 25-year experience in the financial industry, at one point personally managing an AUM of $75 billion. He started his financial career at Swiss Bank Corp (UBS). Two years later, Rudolph joined Julius Baer in NYC, and quickly became head of international equities with a special focus on emerging markets. Later on, he co-founded with Julius Baer and Richard Pell, Artio Global Investors and listed it on the NYSE. Additionally, he is a co-founder and original board member of L.I.F.E: Lebanese International Finance Executives (LIFE) is a worldwide membership organization of Lebanese financiers based in the diaspora. He is also a board Member of S.E.A.L: Social and Economic Action for Lebanon (“SEAL”), aimed at improving the standard of living of the lower segment of the population in Lebanon. Mr. Younes received multiple professional awards, including being named the Portfolio Manager of the year by Standard & Poor’s/Fortune (3 times). He is a frequent guest on CNBC and Bloomberg TV and a writer of a few articles for the Financial Times.

Rudolph Riad Younes

Rudolph has 25-year experience in the financial industry, at one point personally managing an AUM of $75 billion. He started his financial career at Swiss Bank Corp (UBS). Two years later, Rudolph joined Julius Baer in NYC, and quickly became head of international equities with a special focus on emerging markets. Later on, he co-founded with Julius Baer and Richard Pell, Artio Global Investors and listed it on the NYSE. Additionally, he is a co-founder and original board member of L.I.F.E: Lebanese International Finance Executives (LIFE) is a worldwide membership organization of Lebanese financiers based in the diaspora. He is also a board Member of S.E.A.L: Social and Economic Action for Lebanon (“SEAL”), aimed at improving the standard of living of the lower segment of the population in Lebanon. Mr. Younes received multiple professional awards, including being named the Portfolio Manager of the year by Standard & Poor’s/Fortune (3 times). He is a frequent guest on CNBC and Bloomberg TV and a writer of a few articles for the Financial Times.

Daniel Streeter After a successful career as an award winning classroom teacher and School Principal, Daniel transitioned in 2013 to become the CEO of IMPART Learning Solutions. IMPART develops and delivers life-changing online and face-to-face learning experiences for K-12, college and corporate audiences. As an expert in learning, instructional design and presentation delivery his company has designed learning experiences for several of the most innovative educational programs in the United such as ElevateUSA, Healthy Futures, Project Helping, Regis University, The Student Conservation Association, and Envision. As a High School teacher he was the recipient of numerous awards including being named the 9News Teacher Who Cares Award Winner, Colorado Teacher of the Year Nominee, Leaders Challenge Sponsor of the Year and was even awarded the coveted title of “Mr. Bear Creek”, among others.

Daniel Streeter

After a successful career as an award winning classroom teacher and School Principal, Daniel transitioned in 2013 to become the CEO of IMPART Learning Solutions. IMPART develops and delivers life-changing online and face-to-face learning experiences for K-12, college and corporate audiences. As an expert in learning, instructional design and presentation delivery his company has designed learning experiences for several of the most innovative educational programs in the United such as ElevateUSA, Healthy Futures, Project Helping, Regis University, The Student Conservation Association, and Envision. As a High School teacher he was the recipient of numerous awards including being named the 9News Teacher Who Cares Award Winner, Colorado Teacher of the Year Nominee, Leaders Challenge Sponsor of the Year and was even awarded the coveted title of “Mr. Bear Creek”, among others.

Margaret White Margaret is an event programming consultant with expertise in the women's empowerment sector working with partners such as S.H.E. Summit and Entrepreneur Media. Past roles include serving as Manager of Business Development for Programming & Events at Alley, the community and co-working space as well as Senior Director of Global Partnerships and Programming for SHE Global Media.

Margaret White

Margaret is an event programming consultant with expertise in the women's empowerment sector working with partners such as S.H.E. Summit and Entrepreneur Media. Past roles include serving as Manager of Business Development for Programming & Events at Alley, the community and co-working space as well as Senior Director of Global Partnerships and Programming for SHE Global Media.