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Our Management

Richard K. Aland
Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer / Director

Richard Aland, as an investment banker for more than 25 years, has specialized in solving the financial needs of state and local government entities. He has been a leader in the municipal finance industry in creating innovative financing techniques, sophisticated transit financing mechanisms, complex leasing structures, and public/private partnerships. Mr. Aland was called, by Privatization Magazine, “one of the four leading transportation finance specialists in the U.S.”

In his business career with Salomon Brothers, Goldman Sachs, Kuhn Loeb and a joint venture between Union Bank of Switzerland and Deutsche Bank, and Innovative Financial Services, Mr. Aland was responsible for innovative and proprietary financing concepts and creative applications of traditional approaches for public/private partnerships, financing of convention hotels, toll roads, stadiums, convention centers and other major projects including transit. He served as advisor to state and local governmental entities, transit agencies, airports, sports teams and sports facility developers as well as to four major auto manufacturers, railcar manufacturers, high-speed rail companies and OEM suppliers to the transportation industry.

Aland earned a B.B.A and an M.B.A. in finance from the University of Michigan and completed the coursework for a doctorate in finance and international business at Columbia University.

Richard W. Carrington, III
Acting Chief Financial Officer

Richard W. Carrington previously served as COO and CFO of M&A Technology which provides IT services and hardware to K-12 school systems. Prior to M&A Technology, he participated in several private equity-sponsored organizations: Constellation Communications, TransCare Inc. (CFO and CEO), and Wyndham Hotels (CFO). In his earlier career he held positions of responsibility at Merrill Lynch (Director of Long Term Funding), First RepublicBank Holding Co. (CEO), American Airlines (Assistant Treasurer) and Chase Manhattan Bank.

Mr. Carrington has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA in Economics from the University of Virginia.

Kevin Cline
Manager and Director, Web Development and Technology

Mr. Cline joined Demand Pooling Global Services in April 2011 after serving as a Senior Software Engineer for One Network Inc., where he addressed a variety of supply chain management needs of that company. Previously, he served as an IT consultant to Experian America, Verizon and Southwest Airlines. He also served as Senior Engineer or Member of the Technical Staff of I2 Technologies, DSC Communications, Sabre Decision Technologies and Worldcom. He is an expert in software development practices, and a variety of computer languages and frameworks.

Mr. Cline received his B.S. degree in Mathematics at Carnegie-Mellon University.


Charles S. Anderson

CEO, Waters-Oldani Executive Recruiting, an executive search firm engaged in recruiting of city managers and other public sector officials; formerly City Manager, City of Dallas; Executive Director, Dallas Area Rapid Transit; Executive Director, Michigan Education Association. Mr. Anderson succeeded George Schrader as Manager of the City of Dallas, one of the 16 double triple-A rated cities nationwide.

Ron Holifield

CEO - Strategic Government Resources, Inc., former City Manager - cities of Garland, DeSoto, Farmersville and Sundown, Texas, and former Asst City Manager - cities of Plano and Lubbock, TX.

Sir Anthony Jolliffe

Former Lord Mayor of London, currently a consultant to major companies doing business in China.

Anthony Kouneski

Former Vice President, Member Services of the American Public Transportation Association (APTA); Former Executive Director, Capital Metro (Austin, TX).

Michael S. Levinson

Retired City Manager (as of Nov 2010) - Coral Springs, FL for 15 years, recently the first city in the U.S. to be awarded the Malcolm Baldridge Award for Excellence in Government and, to date, no other similar award has been bestowed on other governmental entities; the City is rated “triple-A” by both major credit rating agencies (there are only 16 double triple-A rated cities nationwide; former Director of Economic Development - City of Dallas and former Asst. Gen. Manager. - Dallas Area Rapid Transit. Mr. Levinson is a recognized authority in governing circles and is considered a highly desirable speaker at various events.

George Schrader

Former City Manager - City of Dallas and City of Kansas City, former President - International City/County Managers Assn., now serves as a consultant to governmental entities on the implementation of major capital expenditure projects and to companies that engage in business with governments. Mr. Schrader preceded Chuck Anderson as Manager of the City of Dallas.

Merrett R. Stierheim

Formerly Superintendant of the Miami-Dade School System (4th largest in U.S.). He served two times as County Mgr. for Miami-Dade County (with oversight for Miami Airport, Port of Miami, Metrorail, water, sewer, health human services, police, fire, etc.). He also served as CEO of the professional Women’s Tennis Assn; CEO of Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau; City Manager of the Cities of Miami and Clearwater, County Mgr. for Pinellas, FL and President of the Zoological Society of Florida. He also has served on a variety of civic Boards of Directors and Sports Committees. He received his Masters Degree in Public Administration from the Wharton Graduate School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Lee J. Styslinger, III

CEO - Altec Industries (Birmingham, Alabama), Altec is a privately owned company that is the world’s largest manufacturer of aerial-lift trucks; primarily used by state and local governments for traffic signal, sign maintenance, tree trimming and utility work and by private sector utilities for electrical and telecommunications work, and tree care.

Robert (“Monk”) White

Mr. White is a Certified Investment Mgmt Consultant, having spent his entire career with Smith Barney, where he rose to the level of Sr. Vice President. He was a Founding Member of Smith Barney’s Director’s Council and was on Smith Barney’s President’s Council, Chairman’s Council, Century Council and Blue Chip Council. He is on the Wharton School of Business Director’s Honor List and received an award from Town & Country Magazine as one of the nation’s Top Ten Brokers. He also is on the Board of the Modern Art Museum of Forth Worth and the Fort Worth Zoo. He graduated from the University of Texas and received an MBA from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.

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