We have worked in companies ranging in size from startups to Fortune 500 corporations with global reaches.

Robert A. Ferreira

Multifaceted senior manager in consumer products, retail and financial services. Operating and turnaround experience in small and mid-sized business as well as The Hartford Financial Services Group and Saks Fifth Avenue.   Co-founder and investor in early-stage ventures, from start-up to exit. Co-founder, organizer and former director of the Darien Rowayton Bank, a full service bank servicing businesses and commercial real estate owners. Has served on the Board of Directors of several early stage enterprises as well as in top operating and finance roles.  BA Wesleyan, MBA University of Virginia.

David W. McCary

Entrepreneur, private equity investor and multifaceted senior manager in commercial real estate and financial services. Startup and turnaround experience in small and mid-sized businesses as well as loan officer at Aetna Realty and Manufacturers Hanover Trust. Co-founder and investor in early-stage ventures, from start-up to exit.  Provided commercial real estate underwriting and due diligence services to institutional clients on over $50 billion in capital transactions on multifamily, office, retail, industrial and hospitality properties located in many of the primary and secondary markets in the U.S. Member of the CFA and CRI Societies.  Series 7, 63, 65. BA Middlebury, MBA Dartmouth's Amos Tuck School.

Thomas A. Rouse

Attorney, founder and managing director of merchant bank and consulting group specializing in start-up and middle market and specialty finance companies.   Chair of Technology Practice Group at Pullman & Comley LLC focusing on start-up and emerging companies, with expertise in procurement of early financing, corporate formation, tax perspectives, and private equity investments.  Co-founder and COO of gaming developer and marketer. Provided legal services to developers, lenders and tenants in the office, retail and multi-family markets.  BA Trinity, JD University of Connecticut.

Fred C. Young

Entrepreneur, business consultant and investor specializing in marketing, sales, technology and business automation. Significant experience focusing on manufacturing, distribution, and sales technologies in various industries. Includes experience designing, implementing and managing computer technologies including mainframes, networks, databases for use in EDI systems and specialty devices including RFID, bar coding, scanners and point of sales registers. Founder and Co-founder of a business software manufacturer and two business consulting companies. Attended University of Maryland and UCLA.

Stephen S. Young

International lawyer, business developer and executive leader with a broad background in technology, finance, international business operations and commercial real estate. Experience in government, Fortune 100 companies, and entrepreneurial start-ups.  Founded a business development company after progressively more responsible legal, operating and international positions with United Technologies and Praxair, including CEO of public company in India and Energy Services in U.S.  Provided real estate leal services to developers, lenders, tenants, buyers and sellers active in the office, retail, multifamily and hospitality markets. Former Navy nuclear submarine officer.  Serves on boards of several technology and not for profit companies, including aviation museum and new business incubator.  BA UC Berkeley, MBA Rensselaer Polytechnic, JD University of Connecticut.