Founder & CEO
Carlos was the President and CEO of Synovos, Inc, a leading US-based global supply chain, logistics, MRO, integrated supply, and data assets company growing the company from $20M to $500M delivering a 20X return to investors when sold in 2021. Carlos was formerly a Vice President with the Fluor Corporation, a global engineering, procurement, fabrication, construction, and maintenance company. Prior to Fluor, Carlos was Director of Operations at Lockheed Martin. Carlos has a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Stanford University and a Master’s degree from the Harvard Kennedy School.
Sam Fairchild has spent the last 30 years generating and harvesting value by transforming business models, industries, institutions, organizations and technologies in both the private and public sectors, with significant focus on the healthcare, manufacturing, alternative energy, financial services, technology, business services and aviation/aerospace sectors. . He has a B.S. and B.A. in economics, psychology, MIS, and accounting from the College of William and Mary.
Karen Collins is Founder and President of Collins Collaboration, having held numerous leadership positions in financial services and philanthropy. She is a former long-time senior executive at First American Corporation. Karen also served as President and Chairman of the Board of First American Foundation, and President of the Board of Directors for the CoreLogic Foundation. Karen has an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a bachelor’s degree in business from NC A&T.
Robert B Lewis III
Robert B. Lewis III has a long and distinguished career as a senior executive for PepsiCo and Procter & Gamble in the areas of R&D and engineering technology. Robert is deeply experienced in organizational transformation, product research and innovation, commercialization, creative product partnership ventures, and market expansion.
Robert has a B.S. in chemical engineering from the University of Tennessee, and currently serves on the Board of Advisors for UT’s Tickle College of Engineering School.
Elaine O’Hara is Chief Commercial Officer at Sanofi Pasteur, North America, where she is responsible for a $4 billion portfolio of 16 products. She leads a 750-person organization and oversees the company’s U.S. Disease Franchises, Marketing, Sales, Market Access, Analytics, Canada and VaxServe. Elaine has an MBA from St. Joseph’s University and a bachelor’s degree from the National University of Ireland.
Mitch Wienick is a highly experienced Chief Executive with over 40 years in top positions in the Business Services, Telecommunications, and the Consumer Packaged Goods industries. Mitch is currently an Executive Partner at ECC, a leading global executive coaching firm. He is former President and CEO at CDI Corporation.
Mitch has an MBA in Business from New York University’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business, and a B.A. in Economics from Brooklyn College, City University of New York.