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Tony is a founder and Executive Chairman of GovX. Throughout his career, he has built a number of successful media and technology companies. He is Founder & Vice Chairman of ClosingCorp, the largest real estate services pricing and transaction system serving major banks and the real estate industry. He is also Chairman of Barc, Inc., a social web sharing application.
Tony was a principal investor and board member of STATS, Inc., the largest sports data provider serving broadcasters, cable companies, web sites, Associated Press and a range of other news outlets before its acquisition by News Corp. Tony was president and a principal shareholder of Hollywood Media Corp. (NASDAQ: HOLL), where he and his partners developed Hollywood.com as well as leading ticketing services, MovieTickets.com and Broadway.com. Hollywood Media was acquired by The Times Mirror Company.
Tony was also a founder and a general partner of TV Data Technologies, LP, the largest TV listings data information provider serving newspapers, electronic program guides and digital video recorder platforms such as TiVo. TV Data was acquired by The Tribune Company. Tony was a senior executive at CableSouth, Inc., where he and his partner built one of the largest independent multiple-system cable operators in the Southeast before its sale to Charter Communications. Tony is President of Farwell Capital, LLC, and is also a founder and Managing Director of Fruition Ventures LLC.
Tony earned joint MBA (TRIUM) from the London School of Economics, HEC - Graduate School of Management, (Hautes Études Commerciales) Paris, and NYU Stern School of Business, where he graduated first in his class. He received a B.A., Economics, from the University of California, Los Angeles where he graduated as a Chancellor’s Marshall.
Alan began his career as co-founder and President of DELTYME Corporation, a San Diego-based web services firm working with national clients including Target, Cisco Systems, Costco and Garden Fresh.
After stepping away from an operating role at DELTYME, Alan attended business school at the University of Texas with a focus on entrepreneurial management. During his time in Austin he took on due diligence responsibilities at Gefinor Ventures (an early stage venture firm) and worked in marketing and business development roles in several Austin-area startups including Convio and Metreos.
Alan ultimately moved back to San Diego to join Active Network, where he held executive responsibility for the company's $50M Media + Marketing division. After six years with Active Network, Alan moved on to serve as COO of TakeLessons, an online education marketplace connecting students with qualified teachers. In late 2016, Alan joined GovX as CEO.
Alan holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Santa Clara University and an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin.
Carol serves as Chief Financial Officer for GovX and oversees all financial, accounting and administrative matters for the Company as well as negotiating and administrating Brand-Partners’ wholesale pricing. Prior to joining GovX, she served as Controller for Billabong’s Sector 9 company, where she oversaw its acquisition by Billabong and was recruited to oversee all financial and accounting matters along with managing its e-commerce site.
Carol previously owned and operated her own accounting and tax practice and was formerly an accountant with Deloitte & Touche.
Carol received a B.S. in finance from San Diego State University and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Mr. Alberga served as an Executive Chairman of The Active Network Inc. where he previously served as CEO for over 13 years. He took The Active Network public before it was acquired in in 2014 for $1 billion. Prior to joining The Active Network, he served as COO of CitySearch at Ticketmaster Online-CitySearch. Mr. Alberga has held positions with Linear Technology Corporation, as a consultant at The Boston Consulting Group, and in Brand Management at Procter & Gamble. He serves on the boards of Kabam, Inc., and Butterfly Health Inc.
Mr. Alberga served as a US Army Infantryman
He holds an MBA and a Master's in Arts from Stanford University and a B.S in Engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point.
President, Academy Securities. Mr. McConkey is the president and a partner of Academy Securities, a U.S. Veteran-based investment banking firm with offices in New York, Chicago and San Diego. Following careers in the U.S. Military and the National Football League, Mr. McConkey embarked on a financial services career that has spanned over two decades. He has experience in the fields of asset management, trading, alternative investment strategies, and investment banking. He served as an executive with Wells Fargo Bank, Deutsche Bank, BNP Paribas, and G.G.E.T, LLC., which was an institutional broker/dealer specializing in equity block trading.
Mr. McConkey played six years in the NFL following his Military service and is best remembered for his touchdown catch in Super Bowl XXI for the New York Giants. He also played for the Green Bay Packers, Arizona Cardinals and San Diego Chargers. In addition, he was a broadcaster for the New York Giants, CBS Sports, and FOX NY, where he won two New York Sports Emmys for his work on “Giants Today.” Mr. McConkey served in the U.S. Navy over a five-year period as a Naval Aviator and nuclear weapons transshipment pilot.
Mr. McConkey is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy. He holds his FINRA Series 7, 24, 55, 63 and 65 licenses.
Mr. Encrantz is the founder and president of Allegro Investment, a company based in Silicon Valley, which manages a $500 million investment fund. Mr. Encrantz has actively led investments in and operation of a variety of companies for over 25 years. He has led the growth and development of both early stage companies and established businesses in a wide variety of fields. He currently is Chairman of AnaMar AB, Sweden, ClosingCorp. Inc. USA, Evolve Environmental Controls, USA, Alestra Ltd., UK and Koncentra Holding AB, Sweden and a director of Accolab Ltd. and several other companies.
Mr. Encrantz holds a law degree (Magna cum Laude) from Uppsala University, Sweden.
Mr. Geenen has over 30 years of experience in private and public equity investing, mergers and acquisitions, management consulting and executive management. He has served on the Board of Directors of a number of public and private companies and is a Member of the Executive Council at private equity firm Bunker Hill Capital, an Advisory Board member at Silver Canyon Group and currently sits on the boards of Spy Optic, Peligroso Spirits LLC and Linksoul LLC, and GovX, Inc.
He has engaged corporate leadership in executing growth and value creation strategies in a variety of industries including transportation, financial services, business services, health care, manufacturing, consumer products and retail. Prior to founding Harlingwood Partners and Harlingwood Equity Partners, a $250 million middle market private equity firm, Mr. Geenen served as an Executive Vice President of Laidlaw Inc. where he grew its subsidiary MedTrans to $750 million in revenue before its merger with American Medical Response. Prior to Laidlaw, Mr. Geenen was with Boston Consulting Group.
Mr. Geenen graduated from Brock University in Ontario, Canada in 1977 with a degree in chemistry and biology.
Mr. Farwell is Founder and Managing Partner, The Arbor Group, a closely held asset management and venture capital firm based in Silicon Valley. The Arbor Group primarily manages the assets of Mr. Farwell and his family. Prior to forming The Arbor Group, Mr. Farwell was a managing partner with RCM Capital Management, LLC before its sale to Allianz Global Investors in 1999.
Mr. Farwell received a B.A. in Economic History from Stanford University and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Eric previously served as CEO of GovX. Before joining GovX, he was Senior Vice President & General Manager of the Sports Division of The Active Network. Active Network’s sports division operates the world’s largest race and event registration platform and includes e-commerce and registration management systems.
Eric helped lead the company from an early stage venture to a public company with nearly $.5 billion in revenues. Active was later acquired for $1 billion.
Eric received a B.A. in Biology from Lafayette College.