Michael has 15 years of finance, investment, and business developerment experience working for Goldman Sachs, Riverstone Holdings, UBS, and Sanford Bernstein. Michael has a wide range of public market investments in technology, combining deep fundamental analysis with extensive valuation work. He is on the Montana State Univeristy, College of Business Advisory Board and actively participates as a mentor in other University programs. Michael is a sub 3:30 marathon runner and avid surfer.
Kevin is a domin expert in the practical applications of terrestrial radio transmission. He began his career in wild land fire as an engine crew leader, hotshot crew, heli-pappeler, and smokejumper. He has managed terrestrial VHF radio system for 1.5 million acres of US Forest Service public lands. Kevin spent over 15 years working in the ICS, where he has designed and implemented ad-hoc emergency radio communication systems during wild land fires and all-risk incidents. Kevin earned a B.S. in Electrial Engineering from Montana State University, where he focused on RF design.
(Chairman of the Board)
In 1964, Bill and his father E.H. started E.H. Oftedal & Sons, Inc., which has grown to become one of the largest highway contractors in the Northwestern United States. In 2002, the company was ranked #66 in the nation in the Top 300 Federal Highway Contractors list published by Transportation Builder and ranked #3 in region 8 (which includes Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming). Since Bill's retirement in 2002, he has continued to serve as Chairman of the Board of the company as well as on the boards of US Bank and a local hospital.
(Advisory Board Member)
Kregg is currently the Dean of the College of Business at Montana State University. He received his bachelor's and doctorate degrees in Management Information Systems from the University of Arizona in 1984 and 1993 respectively with a 5 year stint as a Systems Engineer for IBM in between. In 1993, Kregg joined the faculty of the College of Business at Idaho State University, where he later served as department chair, Associate Dean, and Interim Dean of the college before joining Montana State University.
(Advisory Board Member)
Doug is currently an entrepreneur working on multiple early-stage businesses, including a crowdsourced delivery service, patent and intellectual property business consulting, high-end headlamp internet retail, cyber-security, and an angel investment group. An inventor and patent technologist, formerly the primary inventor with RightNow Technologies.