Jeffrey Sweeney

Chairman & CEO

Jeffrey Sweeney Jeffrey Sweeney is a lifelong entrepreneur with extensive experience in leading firms with a forward-thinking approach. Currently Chairman and CEO of US Capital Global, a full-service private financial services group headquartered in San Francisco, Mr. Sweeney is a keen supporter of technological innovations that can help to improve and grow the finance sector.

Now in its twentieth year, US Capital Global has established itself as a FinTech investment bank through deploying a successful strategy that leverages technological innovation (FinTech) and regulatory developments (RegTech). The group is a leading provider of sophisticated financing solutions and investment opportunities for lower middle market businesses. Under Mr. Sweeney's leadership, the group consistently fulfils its commitment to doing well by doing good through facilitating profitable economic development that also has a positive social and environmental impact.

Prior to being a financier, Mr. Sweeney served as a principal and CEO of Machine Works Corporation, a lower middle market aerospace manufacturing company. His experience leading a business in the highly-regulated aerospace manufacturing industry has led to his appreciation of the need to work closely with regulators while adopting technological solutions to innovate in the sector. This successful approach has been brought over to US Capital Global, where leveraging innovation and regulatory developments has been a key driver in the firm’s growth as a FinTech investment bank.

As an experienced speaker and panel chair, Mr. Sweeney brings a dynamic yet structured approach to engaging the panel and the audience. He frequently presides over and participates in a variety of finance and FinTech events, and recent speaking engagements include:

• Commercial Finance Association (CFA)
• Turnaround Management Association (TMA)
• Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA)
• Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC
• Opal Group
• University of California, Santa Barbara Economics Club
• San Jose State College Economic Department

Mr. Sweeney has also authored numerous articles in leading industry journals, such as ABF Journal, ABL Advisor, The Secured Lender, and The Fintech Times. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and is active in the Southern California and San Francisco chapters of ACG, TMA, CFA, and other financial organizations. He is an avid sailor, a certified yoga instructor, and a longstanding contributor to the San Francisco Food Bank and Food for Life Vrindavan, an educational nonprofit for girls based in Vrindavan, India.

Email: jsweeney@uscapglobal.com
Phone: +1 (415) 889 1010
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Charles V. Towle

Managing Partner

Charles V. Towle Since joining US Capital Global in 2006, Charles V. Towle has significantly contributed to the firm’s growth into a leading private financial group for small and medium-sized businesses globally. As Managing Partner, Mr. Towle oversees 50+ banking professionals in addition to the firm’s established affiliates and institutional investors. During his tenure, Mr. Towle has overseen the origination and closing of over $6 billion in transactions. Mr. Towle is also the Division Head and licensed principal of US Capital Global Securities, LLC, a FINRA-registered broker-dealer affiliated with US Capital Global.

A structured funding and corporate finance specialist, Mr. Towle has over 10 years of business development, asset management, corporate finance, capital markets, and general business management experience. Prior to joining US Capital Global, Mr. Towle gained extensive entrepreneurial and investment experience, serving as a limited partner, financial officer, or board member of various investment and endowment funds and small and medium-sized businesses, both in the United States and abroad.

Mr. Towle has served as a board member for Turnaround Management Association (TMA). Currently, he sits on the National Board of the Commercial Finance Association (CFA), and remains a member of TMA and Association for Corporate Growth (ACG).

Mr. Towle chairs the finance committees of two educational trusts, and serves as a board member of Bhakti Projects, Inc., an international non-profit. He actively supports a number of local and international non-profits, including The Puente Project in California and Food for Life in India. In addition, he collaborates with Cranmore Foundation , a thought leader in organizational wisdom.

Mr. Towle received a B.S. in Business Administration (emphasis in Corporate Finance and International Business) and an M.B.A. (emphasis in Sustainable Business) from San Francisco State University. He holds Series 24 and 79 registrations from FINRA.

Email: charles@uscapglobal.com
Phone: +1 (415) 889 1022
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Ish Spencer

Partner, Corporate Finance

Ish Spencer Ish Spencer is Managing Director and Partner at US Capital Global, responsible for directing all aspects of the firm’s nationwide business origination program, business development, underwriting of commercial loans, and client relationships. Mr. Spencer brings extensive multi-disciplinary experience to the US Capital team, including special expertise in particular verticals, such as healthcare, technology, and manufacturing (including their overlap in the medical device, biotechnology, and nanotechnology industries).

Since joining US Capital in 2010, Mr. Spencer has helped grow the firm into a leading private financial group for small and medium-sized businesses in the United States. As Managing Director, Mr. Spencer oversees the US Capital ’ deal teams at the firm’s San Francisco headquarters, made up of banking professionals, business analysis, and underwriters. Mr. Spencer also oversees a robust proprietary network of 500+ business brokers and referral sources across the United States.

A serial entrepreneur and corporate finance specialist, Mr. Spencer has over 15 years of business development, asset management, private investment, asset and market evaluation, business analysis, and general business management and operations experience. Mr. Spencer runs his own family office business, Spencer Family Investments, LLC, which focuses on syndicated investments in real estate and stockholdings, as well as in other investment funds. Mr. Spencer is also co-founder and co-CEO of Ocean Travelers, a private real estate investment management firm focused on syndicated investments in emerging markets.

Prior to setting up Ocean Traveler, Mr. Spencer worked as a quality systems auditor at Reglera, a regulatory compliance and quality assurance consulting and process outsourcing company. Reglera serves the medical device and tissue banking industries, and its clients range from small start-ups to large multi-national companies. Mr. Spencer also worked at RTC Group, which serves the real-time and embedded computer market, and at Quantum Dot Corporation, a privately held business in the biotechnology industry, which deepened his insight into the healthcare and technology verticals.

Mr. Spencer supports a number of philanthropic projects including Food for Life, an international humanitarian non-profit association in India. He also serves as a financial adviser to the board of Braj Bhumi Group Inc., a registered California nonprofit. Braj Bhumi Group is a network of experienced professionals who provide a full range of pro bono financial, management, and strategic services for local and international nonprofits.

Mr. Spencer received his B.S. in Chemistry from the University of California, Berkeley, his M.S. in Chemistry from the University of California, San Diego, and his M.B.A. from San Diego State University.

Email: ish@uscapglobal.com
Phone: +1 (415) 889 1023
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Patrick Steele

Partner, Asset Management

Patrick SteeleMr. Steele is responsible for all aspects of US Capital Global’s wealth management services, investment advisory services, and client relationship management. In addition, he serves as an advisor in US Capital Global and securities divisions. Mr. Steele is a financial services professional with more than 30 years of experience. Before joining US Capital Global, Mr. Steele was a Managing Director at First Republic Bank’s investment management group. He also held positions as a Senior Vice President at Bernzott Capital Advisors and as a Regional Officer at The AYCO Company, a Goldman Sachs subsidiary.

Over the past 30 years, Mr. Steele has served on the Executive Committee or Board of Directors of a half dozen charitable foundations, including United Way, Family Service Agency, and The Westmont College Foundation.

Mr. Steele earned his B.A. from the University of Southern California. He holds Series 63, 65, and 82 registrations from FINRA.

Email: psteele@uscapglobal.com
Phone: +1 (415) 889 1025
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Teresa Grobecker

Partner

Teresa GrobeckerTeresa Grobecker is a Partner at US Capital Global. Coming to the firm with a wealth of financial and real estate expertise, Ms. Grobecker has brokered hundreds of transactions for her clients and agents, which have included traditional, probate, bankruptcy, short sales, and foreclosure situations. Ms. Grobecker’s active engagement in FinTech combined with her extensive expertise in real estate have led to years of experience in property tech, real estate referrals and developers, bridge financing, hard money loans and stable loans, mortgage lending, and institutional lending.

Ms. Grobecker launched her career in financial services, and aside from her extensive work with the non-profit futurist think tank DaVinci Institute, Ms. Grobecker is the Founder and CEO of Grobecker Holland International, the first escrow company in California to seamlessly convert Bitcoin into real estate. Ms. Grobecker runs her company and all her client relationships on a foundation of trust, ethics, and a firm belief that putting the client’s needs first will yield the best possible results for all parties involved. Ms. Grobecker is also the CEO of her second FinTech company, Real Estate Consortia.

Ms. Grobecker graduated from Dominican University of California with a B.A. in Politics, International Studies and Pre-Law. She went on to complete her M.B.A. in Global Strategic Management, graduating cum laude after only one year, while serving as a board member and founder of several student, governing, and non-profit bodies. Ms. Grobecker also supports the non-profit organization Rebuilding Together San Francisco, which mobilizes civic engagement in the renovation and rejuvenation of low-income homes and communities.

Ms. Grobecker is a registered Chartered Retirement Planning Counsellor (CRPC) and holds the following financial credentials: CA BRE 01908507, NMLS 1286612, CA INS 0F41063.

Email: tgrobecker@uscapglobal.com
Phone: +1 (415) 889 1028
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Tony Drexel Smith

Managing Director – Due Diligence and Underwriting

Tony Drexel Smith Tony Drexel Smith is a Managing Director at US Capital Global specialising in due diligence and underwriting. Mr. Smith comes to US Capital Global with over 25 years of business development experience, serving an average of 50 clients annually across 22 industries. Mr. Smith is considered an industry expert in transportation, security, nutraceuticals, bioscience, sustainable energies, food and beverage, hospitality, and health and wellness.

Throughout his career, Mr. Smith has focused on serving small to medium enterprise business owners, start-up entrepreneurs and the business capital community by developing and executing professional-grade business finance documentation, venture underwriting services and valuations. He created the proprietary “Capital Readiness Report” (CRR Score™), providing the investment community with an algorithmic, objective, and subjective process to assess feasibility of business funding and the success of early stage companies.

Prior to joining US Capital Global, Mr. Smith was the CEO of Blue Moon Advisors, a capital readiness and preparedness company based in Las Vegas. Since 1995, Mr. Smith has occupied top leadership roles in several business incubator companies, During that time, he completed projects relating to business valuations, C-Level consulting-coaching, business planning, confidential business assessments, investment banking, SBA loans, and crowdfunding. He is currently the Fund Manager for Castle Peak Finance, Inc.

Mr. Smith is the author of several business development books. He is a veteran of foreign wars, USMC 1988-1993, during which he earned numerous commendations, awards, ribbons, and medals. He holds a BA in Business Administration with Cum Laude Honors from University of La Verne. Mr. Smith holds more than a dozen professional licenses and certificates, including CA Real Estate License and CA Department of Insurance.

Email: tsmith@uscapglobal.com
Phone: +1 702 960 2607
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Frank Villarreal

Vice President

Frank Villarreal Frank Villarreal is a Vice President at US Capital Global. He brings 24 years of experience in the financial services industry to the firm’s Investment Banking group. Mr. Villarreal’s responsibilities at the US Capital team include sourcing and vetting alternative asset funds and capital raises for the firm’s Wealth Management division, with a focus on the high net worth client, family office, and independent wealth advisor channels.

With 24 years of asset management and client relationship experience, Mr. Villarreal has a strong and distinguished track record at industry leaders such as Merrill Lynch, Hambrecht & Quist (Executive Financial Services), Credit Suisse (US Private Banking), J.P. Morgan Securities (Private Wealth Services), and Stifel Financial Corp. (Private Client Group).

Most recently at Stifel in San Francisco, Mr. Villarreal was responsible primarily for portfolio management for the firm’s private and corporate clients, and for developing the firm’s international clientele for domestic public and private investments. At Credit Suisse, he provided US private banking services for domestic and international clients, and at J.P. Morgan he provided asset management and credit solutions to targeted high net worth clients, while assisting private wealth clients with retirement plan strategies.

Mr. Villarreal graduated with a B.S. in Business Administration (Finance) at San Francisco State University.

Email: fvillarreal@uscapglobal.com
Phone: +1 (415) 889 1047
Mobile: +1 (415) 350 4092
Fax: +1 (415) 358 5665
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Pankaj Vashisth

Vice President

Pankaj Vashisth Pankaj Vashisth brings over 20 years of experience managing global teams at Fortune 500 companies. Having previously worked for Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, Swiss Re, First Data, and Deutsche Bank, he has significant experience in M&A, debt financing, real estate investment, asset management, and risk management. At US Capital Global, Mr. Vashisth is responsible for all aspects of the firm’s debt and equity business development, advisory services, and client relationship management.

Mr. Vashisth holds an extensive, proven record of combining insightful business analysis with in-depth knowledge of strategic planning and executive leadership to improve team operations and increase company revenue. Leading cross-functional teams in the development of high-tech products and working to develop new business relations with multinational companies, Mr. Vashisth has significantly increased business revenue for multiple enterprises.

With a strong background in innovative healthcare and IT, Mr. Vashisth has developed, implemented, and managed a notable range of national healthcare programs in various markets, such as Medicare, Medicaid, and ACA for leading insurance companies. Serving as Project Director and Program Manager, Mr. Vashisth has worked closely with State and Federal healthcare agencies and regulatory organizations, developed business plans for Duke University Hospital, and practiced as a researcher of microbial genome sequences at leading universities.

Mr. Vashisth has many years of entrepreneurial and business management experience, having partnered with and sold several successful manufacturing companies in the early 1990s that supplied leading international brands. Working alongside Suzuki, GM, Hyundai, Gap, and Disney, among others, his businesses spanned automobile engineering, aviation lighting engineering, fashion, and film and television.

Mr. Vashisth completed his Master of Business Administration at the Fuqua School of Business, Duke University. Prior to this, he graduated from University of Texas with a Master of Science in Health Information Science, and Bangalore University in India, with a bachelor’s degree in Engineering.

Email: pvashisth@uscapglobal.com
Phone: +1 (415) 889-1034
Fax: +1 (415) 358 5665
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Leslye N. Galati

Vice President

Leslye N. Galati Leslye N. Galati is a Vice President of Underwriting and Advisory at US Capital Global. Ms. Galati comes to US Capital Global with 30 years of executive legal management, leadership, and entrepreneurial experience.

Prior to joining US Capital Global, Ms. Galati was the President at the business finance consulting firm, Blue Moon Advisors, Inc. During her time at the firm, she co-developed the firm’s trademark Capital Readiness Report™, CRR Score™, and Certified Business Plan™. Supervising a team of 35 full-time employees, Ms. Galati oversaw the marketing and sales department, which resulted in assessments of over 2,000 enterprises in a four-year period and over 200 completed finance packages with funding in excess of $100 million.

Ms. Galati is an Executive at Send Out Cards, where she has built a team of 500 distributors and more than 2,000 customers and continues to coach small businesses in its customer retention management system. She is also the Co-Founder of SUMATICI, Inc. – a start-up, management, accounting, tax, and investment consulting incubator firm – and the Founder of Basketry Gifts & Restaurant in California.

Ms. Galati graduated from Pasadena City College School of nursing and from Le Cordon Bleu® College of Culinary Arts in Los Angeles.

Email: lgalati@uscapglobal.com
Office: +1 (702) 940 8005
Mobile: +1 (626) 483 4079
Fax: +1 (415) 358 5665
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Lisa Terk

Senior Associate

Lisa Terk Lisa Terk is a Senior Associate at US Capital Global specialising in private equity and private debt. Ms. Terk comes to US Capital Global with nearly two decades of financial advisory experience in wealth management, investment banking, and capital markets.

Ms. Terk began her career as a Financial Advisor for Morgan Stanley Wealth Management and has since occupied a variety of financing and advisory roles, which have enriched her reputation for both recognizing undervalued companies and bringing transactions to a successful finish. Experienced in sourcing timely opportunities across various market sectors, Ms. Terk has advised both private and public companies and served many Fortune 500 clients. She specialises in asset management and financing for the Pharma, Biotech, Natural Resources, Energy, and Cleantech sectors.

Prior to joining US Capital Global, Ms. Terk served as an Associate at Oppenheimer & Co. Inc., and as Special Advisor to the premier investment banks WR Hambrecht in San Francisco and Ardour Capital Management in New York.

Ms. Terk received her bachelor’s degree with honors from McGill University and is fluent in French. She maintains Series 7, 63, and 65 licenses in good standing, and is a rule 144 and 10B5-1 specialist.

Email: lterk@uscapglobal.com
Phone: +1 (415) 889 1039
Fax: +1 (415) 358 5665
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Giuliana Malignaggi

Senior Analyst

Giuliana Malignaggi Giuliana Malignaggi is a Senior Analyst at US Capital Global’s Investment Management and Funds Management division with five years of corporate finance, investment banking, and wealth management experience. Her professional expertise includes quantitative and qualitative business analysis, corporate finance strategy, financial analysis, data and information analysis, and project management.

At US Capital Global, Ms. Malignaggi has assisted in managing credit and private equity funds ranging from $50 million to $200 million, and developed financial models, projects, and cash flow analysis for capital raising of syndicated debt and private equity placements of up to $100 million. Alongside mentoring junior analysts and overseeing a team of credit and equity analysts, Ms. Malignaggi has performed due diligence for over 200 companies in the lead up to potential financing opportunities. Prior to joining US Capital Global, Ms. Malignaggi advanced her corporate finance experience at January Capital Advisors and at Maxim Revenue Management Solutions in San Francisco. She also previously worked as a Financial Analyst at Fava Tax Consulting in Rome, Italy.

Ms. Malignaggi speaks Spanish and Italian fluently, and is an outdoors enthusiast, favoring skydiving, climbing, and camping. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from LUISS Guido Carli University with a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Management – Corporate Finance and an MBA in Corporate Finance. She also completed a postgraduate Finance program at University of California, Berkeley.

Email: gmalignaggi@uscapglobal.com
Phone: +1 415 889 1044
Fax: +1 (415) 358 5665
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Roger Allen

Managing Director, London Office

Roger Allen As the UK Managing Director, Roger Allen is responsible for all aspects of US Capital Global’s London Office. Mr. Allen focuses on connecting investors and financial allocators to expert fund managers and entrepreneurs with a compelling edge, specialising in niche strategies and innovative projects.

Mr. Allen’s career in the financial markets spans some 40 years, and he has notable experience in a wide range of investment sectors, including FinTech, RegTech, real estate, alternatives, and medical, with a strong appreciation of ESG and impact investing. In addition to serving as Director at PMA Assets Ltd, Mr. Allen is also currently Co-Chair at Goldfingr’s London chapter. A thinktank, incubator, and socially conscious business accelerator, Goldfingr is the first ever digitized deal club. Mr. Allen’s extensive and frequent travel has ensured he is highly networked globally.

During his nine years in asset management, Mr. Allen successfully won sizable long-term mandates, built solid institutional investor pipelines, and significantly upgraded the professional profiles at a global fund of funds and a niche equity manager. Prior to this, during a period of 29 years, Mr. Allen profitably built and ran a variety of global businesses within a number of top-tier international banks, including Bankers Trust, Merrill Lynch, and Dresdner Kleinwort.

Mr. Allen is a graduate summa cum laude of the university of life.

Email: rallen@uscapglobal.co.uk
Phone: +44 7831 222 599
Fax: +1 (415) 358 5665
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Charles Goodfellow

Vice President and Shareholder

Charles Goodfellow Charles Goodfellow has over 30 years’ experience in the London capital markets, having worked initially in equity sales and then in corporate finance for various London investment banks and corporate finance specialists. He specializes in assisting smaller companies across a range of sectors in raising growth capital, as well as targeting industry partners capable of taking strategic stakes and control.

Mr. Goodfellow has contributed individually or in partnership on deals in the oil and gas sector, mining, industrial, and entertainment services, as well as in technology and the clean tech sector. Clean tech focuses specifically on the water sector, renewable energy, and all technologies relating to maximizing the efficient use of scarce water resources, alongside the reduction of negative environmental impacts. Many of these deals have covered a range of emerging markets, and from under £1 million to £100 million.

Mr. Goodfellow is multilingual, speaking an additional five languages after English, which has proved extremely helpful for cross-border transactions. When he is not busy on transactions, Mr. Goodfellow enjoys skiing, tennis, swimming, and learning new languages.

Mr. Goodfellow studied Finance at ESCP Europe, and he graduated with a B.A. in Economics and Politics from McGill University.

Email: cgoodfellow@uscapglobal.com
Phone: +44 (0)7767 688 457
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Natalie Torin

Vice President

Natalie Torin Natalie Torin is a Vice President of Investor Relations at US Capital Global. She is based in London and represents US Capital Global in the United Kingdom and European markets. Ms. Torin is responsible for business development and client relationship management in the UK, facilitating connections between family offices, institutions and issuers in the region, along with introducing new projects for review.

Prior to joining US Capital Global, Ms. Torin began her career as an early employee at Surf Air, an app-based subscription private airline in Los Angeles, where she became the lead-revenue producing salesperson in the company. During her time at Surf Air, Ms. Torin relocated to London to assist the company in its international expansion as Director of Partnerships, arranging corporate relationships and sponsorship for the company in London, Zurich and Monaco. Following this, Ms. Torin launched a mobile app-based networking club and started a business development consultancy called Curnon Consulting. Through her company, she partnered with family office forums that arranged pitch events and preferred access to luxury brands and corporate service providers for high net-worth clients.

Ms. Torin received a B.A. in Political Science and Communications from the University of California, Berkeley.

Email: ntorin@uscapglobal.com
Phone: +44 (0)7703 396578
Fax: +1 (415) 358 5665
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James Douglas

Vice President

James Douglas James Douglas is a Vice President at US Capital Global’s London Office with firm roots in financial services and property development. He is a dedicated investor in CleanTech, FinTech, and B2B software-as-a-service firms, as well as real estate across Australasia, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. As a passionate advocate of early-stage companies solving global challenges, he serves as an advisor to early-stage firms in the UK, Europe, and the US, with a focus on growth, operations, sales, and capital raising.

Mr. Douglas has 16 years of capital markets experience, spanning property acquisition, asset-backed securities, capital raises, business development, venture capital, family offices, funds, and impact investing. He is the Chief Commercial Officer at Pie People, an out-of-the-box, plug-and-play e-money platform. He is also the Managing Partner at Creo Invest, an investment and fundraising boutique with a market focus on early-stage companies in Europe, USA, Asia, and Australasia. Mr. Douglas formerly founded a proprietary, market-making platform for wholesale counterparties to transact in real time. By trading commodities and certificates in real time, he grew the company, diversifying into new services, including electricity retail, green power, energy management, project finance, carbon farming, and renewable energy generation assets and funding.

Mr. Douglas graduated from University of Oxford with a BSc in Psychology.

Email: jdouglas@uscapglobal.co.uk
Phone: +44 (0)7761 733 631
Fax: +1 (415) 358 5665
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James B. Baty, Ph.D.

Partner

Dr. James B. Baty Dr. James B. Baty is a Partner at US Capital Global and a member of the Advisory Board of Directors of US Capital Global. He is recognized as an expert in the design, implementation, and management of large-scale distributed information technology. With Dr. Baty as a strategic advisor, the US Capital team is well-positioned to accelerate the market disruption the firm has already been causing in the evolving FinTech arena, with a focus on the small and lower middle market.

At Oracle Corp., Dr. Baty served as Vice President of the Global Enterprise Architecture Program, defining hybrid cloud architecture and enterprise technology strategies. Prior to Oracle, Dr. Baty was Vice President, Chief Architect, and CTO for Sun Microsystems’ Global Sales & Services division. He is renowned for his work designing key business systems for global telecommunications and financial services companies. Dr. Baty was the first person in the Sun Services division to be recognized as a Sun Distinguished Engineer.

With twenty years of practice in the industry, Dr. Baty has served as the lead architect for multiple national ISP systems with up to several million users, for a major Internet stock brokerage system, for a global messaging networks for international banks, and for the reliability design of a multi-continent international financial trading system for international financial institutions. In addition, he has provided performance and capacity consulting for some of the Internet’s highest volume transaction systems.

Dr. Baty has a Ph.D. in Management Science and Information Systems from the University of Texas (1992), and an M.P.A. from Texas A&M University (1981) with specialization in Technology Policy. Dr. Baty has served as a Visiting Professor and Research Fellow at the Erasmus University Rotterdam Institute for Decision & Information Systems, Netherlands, as well as a Member of Technical Staff and Program Administrator for the Software Technology Program at Microelectronics and Computer Technology Corp.

Email: jbaty@uscapglobal.com
Phone: +1 (415) 889 1010
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Bruce Canvasser, ND

Senior Vice President

Dr. Bruce Canvasser Dr. Bruce Canvasser is a Senior Vice President and a member of the Advisory Board of Directors at US Capital Global. Dr. Canvasser is a highly experienced healthcare professional, with more than 35 years of experience in the healthcare industry. He has served as Instructor of Botanical Medicine, Clinic Director, and Board of Trustee member at National College of Naturopathic Medical School in Portland, Oregon, now called National College of Natural Medicine. Dr. Canvasser was appointed by two Governors of the State of Oregon to serve for two three-year terms on the Oregon Board of Naturopathic Examiners.

Dr. Canvasser specializes in botanical medicine, and currently serves on the Medical Advisory Board of Integrative Therapeutics, LLC. Until 2002, Dr. Canvasser served as Executive Vice President of Doctors at Integrative Therapeutics. Integrative Therapeutics develops unique formulations that safely and effectively integrate with diet and lifestyle recommendations for improved patient health.

Dr. Canvasser was co-founder of NF Formulas Inc., one of the first dietary supplement companies to serve naturopathic and other health care professionals. He served as President and CEO of NF Formulas between 1978 and 2000, until it was purchased by North Castle Partners and became part of Enzymatic Therapy. At NF Formulas, Dr. Canvasser developed many unique herbal-based nutritional formulas that continue to be widely used today.

Dr. Canvasser holds a B.S. in Education from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. He also holds a B.S. in Human Biology from Kansas Newman College in Wichita, Kansas, and completed his Pre-medical Studies at Michigan State University in Lansing, Michigan. He received his Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine degree in 1978 from National College of Natural Medicine (now National University of Natural Medicine).

Email: bcanvasser@uscapglobal.com
Phone: +1 (415) 889 1010
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Enrica Acuto Jacobacci

Advisory Board

Enrica Acuto JacobacciEnrica Acuto Jacobacci sits on US Capital Global’s Advisory Board. During her professional life, Ms. Jacobacci has worked with both domestic and international clients, ranging from public institutions to large multinational companies operating in a wide range of sectors, from luxury to mass market, and from non-profit to financial services.

Ms. Jacobacci’s career began in Brand Marketing Management for Danone Italia, and in 1999 she founded Akura, a brand communications agency that in 2003 merged with Eclettica, one of Italy’s first web agencies. Ms. Jacobacci is a shareholder of FINPAT, a holding company that controls several Italian and foreign firms involved mainly in legal consultancy services, marketing, and real estate. Among them is Jacobacci & Partners, Italy’s internationally recognized, top-ranking legal firm, specializing in intellectual property.

The Jacobacci Group now accounts for almost ten different companies in Italy, France, Spain, and Switzerland, and Ms. Jacobacci has managing roles in most of them. She is Vice President and CEO of Jacobacci & Partners in Italy, President of the Board of Directors of Jacobacci in Spain, and President of Comitè de Direction of Jacobacci Coralis Harle in France.

Ms. Jacobacci is on the Advisory Board of EMBA Ticinensis, where she also teaches Brand Management, a subject she has taught in other Italian business schools, at the International School of Design (IED), and at the Politecnico of Torino. Valuing gratitude and reciprocity, Ms. Jacobacci serves as a patron and board member of several cultural and social associations, such as Egyptian Museum of Torino, Teatro Regio, and Circolo dei Lettori, among notable others. As a keen supporter of innovation, she sits on the jury of several innovation awards associations and is a member of the Italian investor club, Club degli Investitori.

Ms. Jacobacci graduated with a degree in Business Economics from the University of Turin, followed by a postgraduate degree in Marketing at INSEAD Executive Education in Fontainebleau, and further education at Harvard Business School. In 2016, she was awarded “E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year” and in 2018 the “Brandforum Slow Boss Award.”

Email: eacuto@jacobacci.com
Phone: +39 011 2440311
Mobile: +39 366 6496326
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Tiffany Xingyu Wang

Advisory Board

Tiffany Xingyu WangTiffany Xingyu Wang is a member of US Capital Global’s Advisory Board. Ms. Wang is an angel investor and advisor in AI, blockchain, and quantum computing start-ups. Her investment thesis revolves around data privacy and internet health.

As Vice President and Chief Strategy Office at Spectrum Labs, a contextual AI platform set to build a safer internet, Ms. Wang is in charge of strategic growth, customer community, and thought leadership of brand safety and internet health. Spectrum Labs enhances online community health by detecting disruptive behaviors – like radicalization, sexual grooming, harassment and cyberbullying – in real time, across languages and content types. Ms. Wang is also Partner at Tribe, a Singapore government-backed blockchain accelerator, leading investor relations in the US.

Prior to her chapter in the US, Ms. Wang was an award-winning commodity investor across Africa, Asia, and Europe, with accolades including Thomson Reuters Award 2012 and 2014, and Malaysian Greentech Award. She also advised Southeast Asian governments (Singapore, Malaysia, and Indonesia) on energy policies and on One Road One Belt investments from China to Southeast Asia.

Ms. Wang is proven multiplier within organizations and a sought-after speaker on global stages. She holds an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, a Masters of Strategy from Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris (Paris), and a Bachelor of Laws from Fudan University (Shanghai). She also attended Harvard University’s International Relations & China Leadership Program. Ms. Wang speaks Mandarin and French with native fluency.

Phone: +1 (415) 889 1010
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Vanessa Guajardo

Director of Marketing

Vanessa Guajardo

Email: vanessag@uscapglobal.com
Phone: +1 415 889 1045
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