Equity Owners


Steve Beabout

Previously general counsel for Starz Entertainment for 18 years

Lead counsel at Riverwood International Corp; M&A expertise

Small business advocate and active angel investor


Rich Lowe

Partner in Dallas-based law firm Shackelford, Bowen, McKinley & Norton LLP

Specialist in M&A, company financing and venture capital

Named a 2015 Top Attorney by Fort Worth, Texas Magazine


Don Barker

Owned a product development & engineering firm for 46 years; secured 25 patents for disruptive new technologies

Principal in 4 other businesses, successful exits from each

NASCAR Crew Chief – won 2003 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Championship

Douglas Dunkin

CEO & President of R&R Engineers – Surveyors www.rrengineers.com

Led construction on over 600,000 sq. ft. of cannabis grow space

Registered Professional Engineer (PE) in 14 states


Jim Penn

Founding Partner of leading accounting firm Whitley Penn

Heads Forensic, Litigation & Business Valuation Services group

Served two terms as Board Member for Chase Bank


Jim LeFebvre

Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Correia, Rivero & LeFebvre, certified public accountants

With offices in Danbury & Darien, CT, a premier boutique firm serving both Connecticut & Wall Street

Has led firm for over 30 years

Gary Graham

More than 35 years working with emerging growth companies

Beginning with Smith Barney, 30+ years in investment banking

Has led more than 125 financings; US Army Vietnam veteran


Mark Topel

Co-Founder, Tax and Consulting Partner at Whitley Penn

Served as Managing Partner for 10+ years; 16% annual growth rate

Specialist in financial planning, small business, asset protection