Corporate Officers & Directors
RICHARD CAREY – CHAIRMAN & FOUNDER
Richard Carey, our Chairman and Founder, is responsible for creating, planning, implementing and integrating the strategic direction of the Company and as such responsible for the company’s operations, marketing, strategy, financing, and creation of company culture. Mr. Carey began his career in 1958 when he received congressional appointment to the US Naval Academy as the son of Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Charles Francis Carey Jr. Upon honorable discharge from the US Navy in 1964, Mr. Carey began a career in finance as a NYLIC underwriter for New York Life. From 1967 to 1973, Mr. Carey worked as a stockbroker and principal of a brokerage firm. In 1973 he began structuring oil and gas limited partnerships for developmental drilling programs. These programs included hundreds of successful oil and gas wells, and a lucrative Geo-Thermal project in Colorado as a general partner with AMEX (an American Stock Exchange listed company). In the subsequent 40 years, Mr. Carey has founded and co-founded multiple companies in a wide range of industries including diamond and gold mining operations, oil and gas exploration, energy resellers, entertainment, specialty finance and tax offset programs. With his broad experience and an extensive personal and business network, Mr. Carey’s financial acumen has added significant value to every project in which he has participated. With his unique understanding of the diversity of business structures and an ongoing commitment to innovate and adapt to new practices, he continues to build upon the depth of knowledge and success gained throughout his career.
WEVERSON CORREIA – CEO / DIRECTOR
Weverson Correia has over his career expanded international markets for the companies he has worked for using his skills and fluency in Spanish and Portuguese to expand revenue generating business. His strategic initiatives for sales, marketing, and new product launches in Global markets helped develop new business. He consistently exceeds expectations through market analysis, customer/distributor education, negotiating program buy-in, and finding new distribution channels. His extensive experience brings innovative ideas to increase margins, improve productivity, and enhance customer service. He analyzes new product requirements developing sales forecasts, and pricing structure. He can build, train, and manage high performance teams. Weverson develops long-term relationships with strategic partners to improve market position and expand opportunities.
As well as having a BA and MBA in business he is proficient in SAP, MAS 200, Solomon, POS, Salesforce, and MS Office and is fluent in English, Spanish, and Portuguese.
ANTHONY L. ANISH – CORPORATE SECRETARY / CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER / DIRECTOR
Mr. Anish, as Corporate Secretary, is responsible for board minutes and implementing board decisions, advising directors, handling share issuances and transactions, legal requirements, auditors, lawyers, tax advisers, bankers and shareholders on governance issues, and ensuring compliance of relevant laws and regulatory matters. Mr. Anish serves as a principal officer of M Line Holdings, Inc. where he was responsible for meeting all the SEC requirements. Previously, he successfully founded and expanded the London-based Anish and Co., chartered accountants, Mr. Anish sold his interest to two junior partners to join as CFO of his accounting client, Performance Tire, Ltd. A year later he joined Performance Tire, Inc. where he led an expansion into the U.S. that took sales from $2MM to $28MM in 2 years. He later purchased the company’s nine retail stores, which he later sold to return to his accounting and finance background. As President of AM Capital, Inc., Mr. Anish provided business finance for companies through equipment leasing and asset-based lending from its Orange County office. Prior to joining M-Line he consulted on a number of reverse mergers, provided business finance to private and public companies, and assisted taking a private company public through the full registration process. Mr. Anish received his Chartered Accounting degree after articling with Percy Phillips and Co., a London-based Chartered Accounting firm.
BRYAN CAPPELLI – DIRECTOR
Bryan Cappelli has financed, developed and/or acquired more than $3.0 billion of real estate projects in the New York Tri State area and has 18 years of development and capital markets experience. From 2007-2014, Mr. Cappelli served as Chief Operating Officer of the Cappelli Organization overseeing ~$1B of mixed-use developments in Westchester and Fairfield Counties, including The Ritz Carlton Hotel and Condominiums, City Center White Plains, and Trump Parc Residences. From 2014-2020, Mr. Cappelli served as Co-President of Development for Ceruzzi Holdings and was a member of the investment committee. He oversaw the acquisition and development of the Centrale and Hayworth condominium projects and the Lipstick Building, totaling over 1 million square feet and $1B in value. In 2017 Mr. Cappelli founded Blue Line Real Estate Ventures, a dynamic real estate investment vehicle which has served as co-general partner in multiple large scale development and acquisitions across all asset classes in addition to making significant angel investments in various emerging development technologies and operating companies. Mr. Cappelli is currently the CEO of XKCappelli, a division of the Cappelli Organization which is currently developing a $800m mixed use project at 790 7th Avenue in Manhattan, NY. Mr. Cappelli earned a B.S. in Economics and a Minor in Philosophy from Duke University.
FERNANDO GODINA – EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT / DIRECTOR
Mr. Godina began his career working for Levitz Furniture from 1986 until 1994. He left Levitz to start his first business in automotive Detailing and light repair. After four years, in 1998, he had the opportunity to get back into the furniture business that he knew so well and worked for Ashley Furniture, significantly growing the territory he was given. In one year alone he opened ten new Ashley Homestore locations. In 2001 and 2002 he with partners opened Ashley stores in Hawaii and in Nevada. In 2003 he became a partner in a mortgage company and then joined Pinnacle Financial opening a store with a partner and produced $86 million dollars in new loans in 2005 This led him into the loans and venture capital raising market which he has now been doing for many years. In 2013, he opened a salon business with his wife and in 2016 and a Pawn shop as well. Mr. Godina has known our Chairman for many years and has assisted the company in raising capital.
THEMIS GLATMAN – ASSISTANT CORPORATE SECRETARY / TREASURER / DIRECTOR
Mrs. Glatman, as Treasurer, is responsible for corporate liquidity, investments, and risk management related to the company’s financial activities (i.e., forecasting cash flow, related borrowing needs, and funds available for investment). Mrs. Glatman was born in Brazil where she achieved an athletic scholarship that allowed her to come to the United States where she attended Brigham Young University in Utah, studying Chemical Engineering for three years. She is fluent in English, Spanish, Portuguese with some French and Italian. Having moved to Los Angeles in 1981 she pursued a seventeen-year career in construction including commercial, residential, multi-family as well as smaller remodeling projects. Remodeling included acquisitions of homes for her own remodeling projects. She is well versed in reading blueprints and understands architectural, engineering, and financial requirements of projects from their financing through excavation, grading, paving, and concrete work through final finishes.
TERMS OF OFFICE
Our directors are appointed for a one-year term to hold office until the next annual general meeting of our shareholders or until removed from office in accordance with our bylaws. Our officers are appointed by our board of directors and hold office until removed by the board.