Andrew De Luna, MBA, CPA
Vice Chairman, Interim CEO, and Chief Financial Officer
Andrew has varied and deep experience in growth and start-up ventures. He has advised for McKinsey, KPMG, and GulfStar Investment Bank and has served as a Financial Director for Miller Electric at Illinois Tool Works, Inc., a Fortune 100 Company. Andrew was also a co-founder of Energy Funders, a financial technology company acquired by Paleo Resources, Inc. in 2019.
Andrew currently serves on the advisory boards of several private and public companies including Principal Solar, Inc., a company with heavy investments in electric vehicle and automotive technologies.
He holds a BBA and MBA from the McCombs Business School at the University of Texas at Austin and is an actively licensed Certified Public Accountant in the State of Texas.
Board Member, Chief Visionary Officer
Darshan is a technologist and professional entrepreneur with over 24 years of experience as a technology leader and innovator in media-tech, education-tech, and SaaS platforms. Darshan is President and founder of Intellimedia Networks, responsible for leading the company’s ideation, planning, and implementation of new and long-term business strategies. His duties include setting and driving overall organizational vision, operational strategy, directly oversee operations, define products and solutions blueprints, managing the company’s assets and liabilities, and making major decisions in the organization.
Prior to working with Intellimedia, Darshan has worked with California-based MonetizeMedia and Koyo Graphics International in an executive/co-founder position to helped them to grow from start-ups to their eventual successful exits. Darshan was credited by NASA for developing the world’s first media streaming protocol. His project portfolio includes impressive clientele like NASA, Bandai Inc., Citizen, Pioneer, Vodafone, Disney , ESPN, FOX, VBrick, FIFA, Olympics, ICC Cricket world cup, etc. Darshan has been recognized as an industry and tech leader by MicroAge, Economic times, Asian Age and other publications. He is the recipient of India’s prestigious civilian awards like Vivekanada youth entrepreneur of the year and Gujarat-Ratna in India.
K. Bryce “Rick” Toussaint, MBA, CPA
K. Bryce Toussaint is a highly accomplished, results-driven entrepreneur with more than twenty years of business and public accounting experience, including extensive work in providing merger and acquisition consulting such as raising capital (equity and debt), project and corporate finance, private equity due diligence, and accounting systems integration with an emphasis on the energy (renewable, E&P, and midstream), manufacturing, nutraceutical, and technology industries.
Mr. Toussaint has the unparalleled ability to turn-around and transform distressed companies into profitable ventures. He clearly envisions and delineates the opportunity in ‘failed’ companies where others cannot, and is an expert at entering a challenging situation and completely revitalizing the company from the ground up.
As a highly experienced M&A consultant, Mr. Toussaint has advised more than 20 American and Asian companies in becoming and remaining publicly listed on the NASDAQ, NYSE, and OTC markets from 2006 to present. He has also advised dozens of cross-border merger/acquisitions, PIPE transactions, and joint ventures. Mr. Toussaint has worked in more than seven countries including the United Kingdom,Spain, France, and throughout Asia and Latin America. He received his Bachelor’s in Accounting and MBA from Louisiana State University.