Speakers

Salvagni Enrico, Dr Eng

Salvagni Enrico, Dr Eng – MSEE Chartered Environmentalist (UK), MIEnvSc Chartered Scientist (UK),MIET (UK), IPF ( F) MPM ® , FAAPM ®, CIPM ®, (USA) MI-Membre Individuel des Ingenieurs et Scientifiques de France (Cote d’Azur ), President of AAPM ® Italy EU Offices-AAPM ® EU Chapter Vice President of The Association of British Engineers in Italy Italian Representative- California University FCE – Italian Representative & Design, Technology and Management Society

Dott. Eur Ing Iuzzolini Saverio

Dott. Eur Ing Iuzzolini Saverio – Chartered Environmentalist (UK), MSEE (UK),MIET (UK),IPF (F) MPM ® , FAAPM ®, CIPM ®, (USA)Membre des Ingénieurs et Scientifiques de France de la Côte d’Azur (IESF CA) President International of The Association of British Engineers in Italy Vice-President of AAPM ® Italy EU Offices-AAPM GAFM ® EU Chapter

Dr. Cornel Collins, MBA, MPM ®, IWWP, FAAPM, CIPM®, CAC, – Certified Trainer

Dr. Cornel Collins, MBA, MPM ®, IWWP, FAAPM, CIPM®, CAC, – Bahamas Chapter Leader – CEO LignumTech

Dr Collins is an international consultant, Project Manager and qualified professional coach and public speaker & lecturer at major Universities worldwide on subjects such as: Team Building, Management Development Programs, Project management, Leadership Paradigms & Styles, Organizational Structures, Management Strategies. Many of his articles in technology and management strategies have been published in major journals, and magazines worldwide. In the Bahamas, his articles on Economic Paradigms of Leadership, Organizational Strategies, Information Systems, Customer Service, Business Strategies and CBI-Ten Years After, The Millennium Bug, and Quality Leadership, have been published by the Guardian. He is a dedicated Rotarian, the Past President of the Rotary Club of Nassau, and a two-time Paul Harris Fellow. Dr. Collins is also a Sports Psychologist, Certified Tennis Instructor (USTA, CLTA, AELTA), Certified Golf Instructor (CPGTA, PGTCA), National Coach Bahamas Golf Federation and Black Belt in Chinese Kung Fu (Choylafoot and Hung Gar). www.lignumtech.com

Prof. Mark Reeson MPM CIPM CPE – Certified Trainer

Mark Reeson – Specialist Profile – Professional Best Practice

Senior Principal Consultant – Project Management

Mark is a valuable asset within QA and has been used extensively on our specialist and consultative roles with project management and project management training. He has over 25 years experience in the Project Management industry, having started his career in the Royal Air Force before working and delivering projects in both the nuclear and international sporting field. Over the past two years he has been engaged with various clients working on the improvement and development of the project management delivery either through bespoke classroom and e-learning courses or as an SME in the project management area writing methodologies for organisations or companies to improve the efficiency of their work streams. Mark has been especially successful in the public sector gaining high esteem from many government organisations authoring new and improved ways of project management delivery. Mark has recently become accredited by the American Academy of Project Management and has also been appointed a Green Project Management Global Advisor. A published article author in national and international project publications Mark has been recognised as a specialist trainer and consultant in his discipline.

Selected career highlights:

  • Certified International Project Manager
  • Accredited Master Project Manager
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Project Management
  • Member of Association of Project Management
  • PMI Project Management Professional
  • Green PM – Sustainable Global Advisor
  • Project Strategist for the decommission programme for British Nuclear sites
  • Author of new concept of training delivery “Living Learning”
  • Author of emergency project management approach “Project Management Can Save the World”
  • Government Organisations author and training delivery of bespoke methodology
  • International delivery of Project Management training
  • Closure of MoD unit as part of the Government Armed Forces reduction
  • Project Manager for the IOC International Children’s Games
  • Development of Agile training and approaches
  • Mentoring and Coaching to industry specific project managers

Dr. Rand Fandrich, PHR, CHRA, Certified Trainer MPM, CIPM

Dr. Rand Fandrich, PHR, CHRA, Certified Trainer MPM, CIPM – Founder Expatriate Foundation and Expert Trainer.

Dr. Rand Fandrich, PHR, CHRA founded the Expatriate Foundation in 2008, and holds a Ph.D. in Organization and Management (emphasis: Human Resource Management) from Capella University, an MBA with ASN honors from Regis University, BA in International Studies from American University, as well as a Goethe Certificate from the Concordia Institute of German Studies. Certified as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) by the Human Resource Certificate Institute in 2005, as well as a Certified Human Resource Analyst in 2013, Dr. Fandrich has been elected to local, state and regional Society of Human Resource Management and HR positions. Additionally, his scholar practitioner work has allowed for private and public sector posts as well as the title of Campus Dean, Director of Faculty Development, SME, Curriculum/Course Developer, adjunct, and associate Professor at Strayer University, Columbia College, Kaplan University, Andrew Jackson University, Rasmussen College, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and the University of Montana. Dr. Fandrich has consulted and presented on the topics of Generational Differences in the Workplace, Expatriate and Repatriation Issues, Outplacement, Change/Knowledge Management, Outsourcing/Offshoring, Strategic Human Resource Management, and Organizational Behavior and strategy. He currently sits on numerous boards and committees within the private, public and academic arenas.

Continued Success! www.expatriatefoundation.org

Dr. Tefera Tibebu Beyene, CWM®, Ch.E

Dr. Tefera Tibebu Beyene, CWM®, Ch.E., has more than 20 years of experience in the areas of management, accounting, finance, and taxation. He has Corporate, Government, and Oversees experience. Most of his tax accounting; tax treatment and structure of sophisticated financial instruments experience gained from his tenure with the State of Illinois Department of Revenue and with the IRS Financial Products Specialists division. Dr. Beyene is an adjunct Professor for many universities and teaches accounting, finance, and economics courses. Dr. Beyene is a President & founder of International Finance Training Institute LLC www.iftiti.net , providing training in all areas of finance, accounting, and economics. Additionally, he works with www.diciccofpi.com & conducts training programs and administrates examination for American Academy of Financial Management www.aafm.us. Dr. Beyene is named by AAFM as a chief nominator for Ethiopia. Dr. Beyene earned his PhD in Applied Management & Decision Sciences concentration in Accounting from Walden University. He also holds a Master of Business Administration degree with double concentration in Accounting & Finance from Dominican University. He is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in the state of Illinois. Dr. Beyene is a fellow and member of the AAFM ® Accredited Financial Analyst ® Council (AAFM) and holds the Certified Chartered Economist and Chartered Wealth Management certifications. He is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA); American Accounting Association (AAA); and the National Association of Credit Management (NACM) and holds the Credit Business Associate certification.

James Lavorgna, JD, LLM, CWM, CFP

James Lavorgna, JD, LLM, CWM, CFP is the President & CEO of Forsyth Wealth Management, Inc., a Registered Investment Adviser and Business Services International, Inc., an international tax and wealth management advisory company. Business Services International, Inc. also provides wealth management instructional courses for the American Academy of Financial Management and the Royal Society of Fellows. Starting in the financial services industry in 1976, Mr. Lavorgna has provided extensive financial and estate planning services to professional athletes, high net worth individuals and business owners. He also works with non-profit organizations and clients that have an interest in charitable giving, family wealth planning, and asset protection. Mr. Lavorgna was an adjunct professor for investments and financial planning at Sussex County Community College during the 1980’s and currently teaches accounting, computerized accounting and business law, a course he developed for the Patrick Henry Community College distance-learning program. He was a thesis promoter and teaches international tax credits as an adjunct professor for St. Thomas University School of Law Masters of Laws Graduate International Taxation program. He now teaches as an adjunct professor for the Diamond Graduate International Tax Program at the Thomas Jefferson School of Law. He is also a Certified Instructor for the American Academy of Financial Management and currently teaches the Chartered Wealth Manager and Chartered Trust and Estate Planner designation courses. Mr. Lavorgna has been a financial planning radio talk-show guest, an international public speaker (recently speaking in the Bahamas, Cayman Islands and Barbados), has been quoted in trade publications, and has independently published numerous articles. He has written the Anguilla Chapter for the Offshore Financial Centers Database for Richmond Publishing, London and is currently completing a book on financial planning and investing called Educated Investing. He also writes articles for ProducersWeb.com, a web magazine for professional financial advisors with a membership of over three hundred thousand. He is listed in the National Register’s Who’s Who in Executives and Professionals 2001-2002 edition and has been listed in the 2005-2006 “Guide to America’s Best Financial Planners” published by the Consumers’ Research Council of America.

Coordinator for International Trusts and Entity Compliance sub-specialty

Dr. Joel M. DiCicco, Ph.D., CPA, PFS, CFF, CHE, CWM®

Dr. DiCicco has more than 25 years of practitioner experience in the areas of finance, taxation and accounting. While he gained much of his expertise in the valuation, tax treatment and structure of sophisticated financial instruments from his tenure with the IRS Financial Products Specialists division, his history includes work for the National Futures Association, Republic National Bank, and Security Pacific Merchant Bank. Currently, Dr. DiCicco is an adjunct Professor for Florida Atlantic University’s Executive MBA program and the Managing Partner at the DiCicco Financial Products Institute, LLC, providing training in all areas of finance, accounting, and economics. Additionally, he conducts certification programs for the American Academy of Financial Management, as well preparation courses for both the Certified Financial Planner and Chartered Financial Analyst exams. Dr. DiCicco was twice invited to speak before Senate Finance Committee staffers on hedge funds and other emerging financial products issues. He was the Lead Instructor for all levels of the IRS Financial Products and International Taxation courses and taught numerous seminars for the IRS on topics such as Embedded Options, International Accounting, and Hedge Funds. In addition, he spoke in a variety of venues on a myriad of financial topics, including monetizations, financial synthetics, hedge funds, and fair value accounting, just to name a few. Dr. DiCicco earned his PhD in Public Administration at Florida Atlantic University with a concentration in public budgeting and finance and special emphasis on tax policy and structured financial products. He also holds a Master of Business Administration in Finance from Manhattan College and a Master of Science in Taxation from Florida International University. He is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in the states of New York and Florida. In addition, Dr. DiCicco is a Personal Financial Specialist and Certified in Financial Forensics by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Lastly, Dr. DiCicco is a member of the American Academy of Financial Management and holds the Certified Chartered Economist and Chartered Wealth Management certifications.

Dr. George Mentz

Dr. jur. George Mentz, JD, MBA, CWM® – is a licensed attorney and holds a JD/Doctor of Jurisprudence, A Higher Diplome Graduate Certification in International Law, and an MBA in tax and financial services. Formerly, Mentz was a Senior Wealth Manager at a major Wall Street Firm. Prof. Mentz is the author of 20 books and has been featured or quoted in CBS, NBC, ABC, FOX, Wall Street Journal, The Hindu National, El Norte Latin America, Reuters, the Financial Times, The China Daily, & The Arab Times. Dr. Mentz has taught over 200 graduate and undergraduate, law and business courses, has won several awards for teaching excellence, and has earned various financial licenses, registrations and certifications. Prof. Mentz has established financial standards centers in over 25 Countries around the world including Hong Kong, Cairo, Latin America, Beijing, Singapore, USA, Bahamas, EU, India, Africa, Asia, and The Bahamas. Prof. Mentz presently serves on the Advisory Board of the Association of Chartered Economists, Indian Financial Institute, The CWM Wealth Management Institute of Asia, the Arab Academy of Financial and Banking Sciences, the HSE Higher School of Economics in Russia, and the LatinoAmericano Capitulo for Finance Executives, and has served on the Global Finance Forum in Switzerland. His books addressing law, tax, management, operations, and compliance, include Wealth Management – A Treatise and Guide for the Wealthy, Investment Management Strategy and Policy, Trust and Estates Management and Regulation, Fundamentals of US Economics and Markets Basics on Investing, Financial Markets and Financial Planning, Project Management – Executive Summary for the Financial Industry, Anti Money Laundering Laws and Regulation, and Financial Planning Treatise Fundamentals. Mentz has consulted directly with the US Government and the United Nations for higher standards and education. Mentz has passed various NASD/FINRA licensing exams and was approved as an Expert Witness in FINRA arbitration/litigation.

Prof Mentz is the Wealth Management and Investment Management faculty Coordinator for Wealth and Investment Management Specialization, Professional Designations for the Diamond Graduate Law Program in finance and international tax with the Thomas Jefferson School of Law http://llmprogram.tjsl.edu .

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