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MARCIA R. WALLACE is Executive Director of THE BREAKERS, a consortium of international financial and project consultants.  Ms. Wallace has over twenty (20) years of real estate project oversight and Experience. She has worked as a packager and processor on high-end projects with budgets ranging from $50M+ to $500M and above.  Marcia is the Associate Missions Coordinator for her church and also functions as an Elementary Sunday School Teacher.  She has worked as a Teacher’s Associate at three (3) different Churches in Southern California.  Marcia is a Music Coordinator/Teacher for SAPPA (Scholarship, Audition, Performance, Preparatory, Academy) under the Direction of International Jazz Pianist Billy Mitchell.  She is a Partner with the City of Pasadena, California Armory Center For The Arts and is a graduate of Glendale College, Pasadena City College and Idaho State University with an emphasis in Business.  Marcia’s interests include Walking, Swimming, Bicycling, Sewing, All Music, Traveling, Yoga, Tai Chi and Spending Time with Her Grandchildren.

SEPP GRAHAM, Managing Director / JOHN W. Mc ARTOR JR., Managing Director WEATHERVANE CAPITAL, LLC, is a merchant bank and private investment firm with offices in La Quinta, Pasadena, San Francisco, Las Vegas, New York, Hong Kong, Singapore, London and Zurich.  Weathervane specializes in crafting and managing alternative investments (such as “hybrid funds” or equity-linked notes) in portfolios of its own capital, as well as off-balance sheet funds in the United States and abroad.  In addition, Weathervane Capital is affiliated with Delta International, a Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) registered company with a very long and venerated track record.  Weathervane Capital’s core businesses include private equity, corporate debt investing, alternative asset management, and corporate advisory services.

T.L. “THOM” HOLMES is a native of Texarkana Arkansas. He has over thirty-five years of accomplishments in Real Estate, Engineering, Energy Conservation, International Business Consulting and Management. He holds Engineering Degrees from Santa Monica College (AA) and California State University (BS); MBA from City University of Los Angeles with Special Studies/Post Graduate work at UCLA; a Graduate Certificate in advance Real Estate Finance from CULA.  He is currently the Chairman/CEO of Holmes & Company Consulting, specializing in International Real Estate and Financial Consulting; Chairman/CEO of The TLH Company, LLC; specializing in exporting high grade Iron Ore from Brazil to Asia, and International Oil Trading/Exporting; Chairman Emeritus of the NAREB Investment Division. He holds a California Real Estate Brokers and a General Contractors Licenses; a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Certified Energy Savings (ESCO) Contractor. He has extensive experience, in working with governments, financial and business firms in numerous parts of the world Including the USA, Asia, Caribbean, Africa, Europe and South America.

Dr. GEORGE RIVERA holds a PhD in Optical Technology and Infrastructure Management.  His doctoral thesis discussed Fiber-To-The-Premise concepts, an unheard of and futuristic technology at the time.  He also holds a Master of Science in Telecommunications Management and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering.  Dr. Rivera enjoys professional engineering status as a distinguished Registered Communications Distribution Designer (RCDD 11990) with the prestigious BICSI organization, and holds a certificate from ETA (FOICA2571).  Dr. Rivera has worked extensively with such clients as the Department of Defense, specifically on wide-flung projects as the Navy – Marine Corps Intranet (NMCI) which is the largest secure global Intranet in the world.  His skill-set requires much interdisciplinary cooperation, and thus Dr. Rivera has vast knowledge in such related fields as energy production, power delivery and network content provisioning, areas that by themselves are worthy of specialization.  Dr. Rivera lives in Southern California, has been married for 24 wonderful years, has six exceptional children, and supports an additional extended family of three dogs and a cat.

JAMMIE M. HOPKINS earned a B.S. in Exercise Science from University of California, Davis, and obtained his Masters of Science in Kinesiology from California State University, Fullerton. Mr. Hopkins is currently enrolled as a Doctorate of Public Health (Dr.P.H) candidate in Health Services at the UCLA School of Public Health.  His primary research interests include:  Organization and population-level obesity and chronic disease prevention; Physical activity and nutrition promotion training and resource development; Cultural tailoring of physical activity and behavioral modification interventions; Public health wellness infrastructure and capacity-building.  Mr. Hopkins is currently engaged in several active research endeavors, including a worksite-based wellness intervention targeting ethnic-oriented health and human service organizations throughout Southern California.  He is an exercise physiologist, certified fitness instructor, health educator, and choreographer. He is the founder of WORK IT OUT Wellness Services, a personal and organizational wellness consulting company.

BJARKE INGELS started his own office in 2005, BJARKE INGELS GROUP, after having co-founded PLOT ARCHITECTS in 2001 and collaborating with Rem Koolhaas at OMA. Through a series of award-winning design projects and buildings, Bjarke Ingels has created an international reputation as a member of a new generation of architects that combine shrewd analysis, playful experimentation, social responsibility and humour. In 2004 he was awarded the Golden Lion at the Venice Biennale for the Stavanger Concert House, and the following year he received the Forum AID Award for the VM Houses. His latest completed project, The Mountain, has already received numerous awards including the World Architecture Festival Housing Award, Forum Aid Award and the MIPIM Residential Development Award. By practicing what Bjarke Ingels likes to describe as ‘programmatic alchemy’, BIG often mixes conventional ingredients such as living, leisure, working, parking and shopping into new forms of symbiotic culture. Alongside his architectural practice, Bjarke has been active as a Visiting Professor at Rice University’s School of Architecture and most recently at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design. Bjarke currently holds a guest lecturer position at Columbia University’s, Graduate School of Architecture.