Kraig Higginson: Executive Chairman and Director. Kraig Higginson brings to Sundance Strategies extensive experience in early stage growth company management as well as public market expertise. Mr. Higginson served as Chief Executive Officer of VIA Motors, Inc., a hybrid electric vehicle company (PHEV) from November 2010 to January 2014. From October 2003 until November 2010, he served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Raser Technologies, a NYSE company. Mr. Higginson also founded American Telemedia Network, Inc., a publicly-traded NASDAQ company that developed a nationwide satellite network broadcasting data, video programming and advertising to shopping centers and malls and he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of American Telemedia Network from 1984 through 1988. Mr. Higginson has been a leading entrepreneur for several decades, including being an initial investor in Holmes Microsystems, which pioneered, developed and sold the earliest PCMCIA cards. In 2010, Mr. Higginson was called to testify, as an expert, before Congress regarding the viability of vehicle electrification.
Randy Pearson: President and Director. 35 plus years in management; President of Sundance Strategies since 2013; CEO/President of JWD Management Corp., a national distribution partner with major grocery store chains; President of Capital Resources, a residential and commercial investment property management company. An SEC and public company specialist.
Lisa Fuller: General Counsel. Lisa is licensed in California, Texas and Oklahoma, with 12 years of law firm experience and seven years of in house counsel experience, in the areas of tax, contracts, corporations and partnerships, estate planning, insurance and exempt organizations. From 2009 to present, she has been general legal counsel for NorthStar Life Services, LLC, of Irvine, California, where she managed a four person legal department; Structured international and domestic companies and transactions, reviewed and negotiated contracts; Managed all company litigation; tax planning (U.S. and internationally, with a focus in Luxembourg, Germany and the Cayman Islands); and oversaw purchase of a German bank and assisted with obtaining various approvals from the German regulators related to business plans and deposits. She also served as general legal counsel for Pacifica Group, LLC, of Irvine, California from 2006 until 2009. She graduated from New York University, New York, NY, with an LL.M. Degree in Taxation, 1993; the University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, receiving a J.D. Degree, 1992; and Trinity University, San Antonio, TX, receiving a B.A. Degree in Finance, 1988. Lisa is a member of the Bar Associations of California, Texas and Oklahoma.
Dean Rostrom: Senior Securitization Specialist. Managing Director of Deutsche Bank Securities; Vice President of J.P. Morgan; Vice President of Lehman Brothers; Attorney with White & Case LLP; Attorney with Morrison & Foerster LLP.
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