Mr. Spence started Spence Enterprises in 1994. He is the President of Antique Brick Warehouse, and a pioneer in reclaimed bricks and cobblestones. His company has inventory in several Midwest states and has a national presence.
Mr. Spence started the Cancer Fund in 1995 and has served on the Boards of both the Friends of the Eppley Cancer Center and the Storz Cancer Institute of Clarkson Hospital (now part of the University of Nebraska Medical Center).
Mr. Spence served on the Board of Directors of FirstComp Insurance Company. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Georgetown University with a BSBA in Finance in 1988.
Mrs. McCaslin earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Business and Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. She is a certified member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association and currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer for the Nebraska Orthopaedic Hospital.
Past: CFO at Guavus, Inc., Co-Founder, CFO at LV Sensors, Co-Founder, CFO, VP Finance at NorthPoint Communications, Director Corporate Development at MFS Communications, Inc
Education: Harvard Business School, The University of Texas at Austin
Mr. Monahan is an investor and advisor with a deep background as an executive and entrepreneur.
Most recently, Mr. Monahan was CFO of Guavus, Inc., a big data analytics company, which he helped grow from startup stage to over 500 employees. Previously, Mr. Monahan co-founded LV Sensors, Inc. He was its Chief Financial Officer until its sale to Atmel Corp.
Earlier in his career Mr. Monahan was a pioneer in the U.S. competitive telecommunications industry. In 1997 he co-founded San Francisco-based NorthPoint Communications, Inc., the first DSL service provider in the U.S. He helped organically grow the company through its IPO to over $100 million annualized recurring revenues. At the time of its sale to AT&T in 2001, NorthPoint had grown to over 1,700 employees, had DSL networks in 65 U.S. metropolitan areas and had 50%-owned joint ventures in Canada, Germany, and the Netherlands. He began his career as a management consultant with Booz, Allen & Hamilton in 1988 in the U.S. and Australia. He received a BBA summa cum laude from the University of Texas and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Mr. Yeransian, now is an investor and advisor since selling his company FirstComp, which he started in 1996. Mr. Yeransian led the firms growth from a unique vision initially financed by a handful of credit cards to a $200 million workers compensation parent company with more than 40,000 business customers nationwide and a stable of wholly owned subsidiaries.
After graduating magna cum laude from Tufts University in 1986 with Bachelor of Arts degrees in Classics and History, Mr. Yeransian earned a Masters of Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing and Finance in 1993 from the J.L. Kellogg School of Management.
Aaron D. Weiner is a partner with the law firm of Abrahams Kaslow and Cassman and a member of the litigation department. He joined the firm in 1990. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Weiner served as a law clerk to the Honorable John T. Grant, of the Nebraska Supreme Court.
Mr. Weiner obtained his Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, from Colorado College in 1986, and his Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, from the University of Minnesota Law School in 1989. While a law student, Mr. Weiner was published in the University of Minnesota Law Review where he was also an Associate Articles Editor.
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