Chad Cooper is the CEO of Digital Offering. He has more than 15 years’ experience in the investment banking and capital markets industry. Prior to joining Digital Offering, Mr. Cooper worked in various capacities at Friedman Billings Ramsey, Roth Capital Partners, Global Hunter Securities and Ascendiant Capital Markets. While at Roth, Mr. Cooper ran the Institutional Equity Sales desk. In aggregate, Mr. Cooper has helped companies raise over $1 billion in capital. Prior to receiving his Master’s in Business Administration, Mr. Cooper traded options on the floor of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and the Chicago Board of Trade. Mr. Cooper has a B.A. in International Relations from the University of Southern California, and an M.B.A. from Georgetown University. Mr. Cooper resides in Newport Beach with his wife and two children.
Claude L. Yacoel is the owner and manager of Yacoel Properties, LLC that owns a variety of shopping centers located primarily in California. Mr. Yacoel is a graduate of Stanford University where he received degrees in History and Economics. In 1990, Claude earned a Master’s Degree in Real Estate Development from the University of Southern California. Over his 20 year career in commercial real estate, Mr. Yacoel has gained extensive experience in land entitlement, design, construction and leasing in the development and management of retail properties. Mr. Yacoel resides in Newport Beach with his wife, Michelle, and their two young daughters. When Claude is not working on real estate deals or playing with his family, he is enjoying the outdoors. Claude’s favorite pastimes are golf, boating, swimming, and skiing.
Jim Conti teaches social studies and serves as the debate coach at The Pegasus School in Huntington Beach. Jim’s focus in education is on Global Studies, project based learning, problem solving, and collaboration using technology. Mr. Conti is currently coordinating educational projects connected to the aquaponic and fresh water systems currently in place at Crossover International Academy. Prior to his experience at The Pegasus School, he was a Product and Fund Analyst at Pacific Life Insurance Company. He holds degrees from Menlo College and Chapman University. Mr. Conti resides in North Tustin with his wife and daughter. When not working, he enjoys reading and surfing.
Jeffrey Goffman is the Chairman, CEO and Founder of Integrated Oncology Network, LLC (“ION”). ION was founded in 2009, and is a radiation oncology management and cancer center development company that provides oncology solutions for physician practices and hospitals that seek strategic, financial, and management expertise. ION currently has investments in 22 radiation cancer centers in partnership with approximately 260 physicians. ION is a privately held company whose shareholders include Capricorn Investment Group and Comvest Group, and additionally, Madison Capital Funding & Zions Bank as debt partners.
Mr. Goffman is a member of the board of directors of Solis Women’s Health, one of the largest providers of mammography services in the US. Mr. Goffman is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Goffman is a member of the American Cancer Society’s CEO’s Against Cancer. Mr. Goffman is also Chairman of the Board of CureDuchenne, a non-profit dedicated to saving the lives of young boys.
Tom Ferry is the CEO of Tom Ferry – Your Coach, an International Coaching and Training Company. He is named #1 Real Estate Educator by Swanepoel Power 200 and is the best-selling Author of Life! By Design. During his 26+ years in the industry Tom has influenced over 500,000 real estate professionals to create inner and outer wealth by helping them grow a prosperous business that they love. He is a highly sought after and renowned speaker whose work embodies a passion for life and business, a commitment to discipline and the most innovative business strategies you will find anywhere. He has been featured in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, The Huffington Post, Mashable.com, Inman News, Agent Genius, Realtor Magazine and many more. Learn more at www.tomferry.com.