Mr. Bock began his career in the 1970s as an accountant for the State of Nebraska Department of Revenue where he participated in implementing a new income and sales tax system for the State of Nebraska. During the next eight years he rose to head comptroller, managing the activities of over 300 professional and support staff in processing that state’s tax revenues. He left that position to enter private business, opening a photo-film development business which in seven years he built into the largest independent Kodak dealership in the state. In the mid-1980s, he moved to California where, for the past 30 years, he has been successfully engaged in the real estate mortgage banking and finance. Currently, Mr. Bock is a Senior Loan Agent for Wells Fargo Private Mortgage Funding, which is now the largest real estate mortgage lending institution in the U.S. As a private direct lender, Mr. Bock is able to exercise wide personal discretion to fund real estate loans including, when deemed appropriate, loans not otherwise conforming to the more restricted general requirements of the lending industry.
Mr. Brugh received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Nebraska in 1961, with a major in Economics and law. He then received a Doctor of Jurisprudence from that University in 1963. He is a member of the Nebraska State Bar Association and admitted to practice before the Federal and State Courts there. He has also done post-graduate studies in Economics and earlier did extensive work in that field. From 1963 to 1983, he was a member of the firm of Barney & Carter in Lincoln, Nebraska, with extensive experience in legislation, litigation, corporate and business law. From 1983 through 1985, he was Senior Vice President of Resources International, with extensive work in merger and acquisitions. Since then until the present, Mr. Brugh has been engaged in corporate and securities work, participating in numerous early stage companies, in North America and Western Europe.
Mr. Cantore began his investment career in 1992 as an advisor for Tasse & Associates. In 1993 he moved to RBC Dominion Securities, one of the largest brokerage firms in Canada. Since 1999, Mr. Cantore has worked with both public and private companies organizing and structuring financings mainly in the resource and high tech sector. Mr. Cantore has held directorships on the board of various companies both private and public.
Mr. Marrelli is the Chief Financial Officer of the Corporation and provides his services on a part time basis. He has served as Chief Financial Officer since 2008. Mr. Marrelli is currently the President of Marrelli Support Services Inc., a private company providing accounting services to public and private companies. From 2004 to January of 2009, Mr. Marrelli was a partner with Marrelli & Drake Corporate Services (formerly Duguay & Ringler Corporate Services), a private company providing corporate secretarial and accounting services to public and private companies. Mr. Marrelli holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Toronto and is a qualified Chartered Accountant and Certified General Accountant.