NutraFuels Executive Management team is group of experienced and seasoned professionals. Their collective experience, as well as, their ability to take products to market successfully and sustainably has produced nearly a billion dollars in sales at retail for consumer packaged goods.
Edgar was born and raised in Bermuda and now lives in Florida. In 1994 he became a certified personal trainer and sports nutritionist with 23 years experience in supplemental nutrition. In June ‘98 Edgar accepted a position with J.P. Turner & Company, starting as an Account Executive. Through his diligence and hard work he was promoted to Vice-president of Investments. He effectively worked on NASDAQ, AMEX, NYSE, Small Cap and Micro Cap companies; raising capital through various investment vehicles, traditional and structured PIPE’s (Private Investment in Public Equity), SPOs (Secondary Public Offerings), and Convertible Notes. Then in January 2009 Edgar persued his passion in life founded NutraFuels and went into the business of manufacturing, marketing, fulfillment and distribution of NutraFuels nutraceuticals. With Edgar’s experience and knowledge in fitness, nutrition and supplementation combined with a network of resources and relationships, he feels the necessary pieces are in place to successfully manufacture, market, fulfill and distribute quality products with strong consumer appeal.
Neil has over 33 years of institutional trading experience on the floor of the NYSE. Prior to co-founding MND Partners in 2004, Neil had been a partner and lead floor broker for Robbins & Henderson. Neil also was the managing director of floor trading operations at NatWest Markets and spent twelve years at Salomon Brothers as a lead NYSE floor broker. Neil currently serves as a floor governor, chairman of floor facilities, and NYX Arca board member. Neil resides on Long Island, NY, with his wife and four sons.
Ed is an energetic, motivated, and dynamic Senior Executive with exceptional marketing and branding skills. He’s a seasoned professional with extensive multi-media business experience and a multitude of nationally/internationally proven successes.
Over the past 4 years his imaginative strategies have successfully launched many new consumer package goods products, as well as state-of-the-art marketing services that have resulted in approx. $500 million in new sales. As a resourceful team builder with extensive presentation and negotiating skills, Ed has the proven creative capabilities to identify and capture new business opportunities in highly sophisticated/competitive markets.
Ed’s work has earned him 5 Emmys, 52 Emmy nominations and over 600 Industry Awards for Excellence. Ed has served on the Board of The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, The Advertising Council of Los Angeles, The Caucus for Film and Television, The Broadcast Designers Association, the U.S. and European Boards of Promax, as well as several other national and international Marketing Councils.
Bill is a recognized and respected business advisor and strategist. Over the past 20 years he has utilized his extensive business expertise to successfully counsel over 250 small, medium and large companies. Bill has worked in all aspects of business consulting taking on various rolls at the CEO level to develop and implement the proper programs to correct and handle a problem or expand the company while making it more efficient and profitable.
In 2005/06 he assisted Protron Electronics to reach over $800m in worldwide sales in their first fiscal year. He recently concluded several projects in the U.S, Europe and Asia involving manufacturing, wholesale and retail. He is also extremely proficient in his knowledge of how to grow a company’s business via effective market research, marketing, branding and sales programs.
Over the past 15 years, Bill Bradham has negotiated over $13 billion in business contracts, raised over $600m for various business ventures, and over $130m for various national charitable causes.
Daniel Slane serves as a Commissioner with the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission.
In 1996, Mr. Slane became a member of the board of trustees of The Ohio State University and was chairman from 2005 to 2006. The Ohio State University is the nation's largest university, with an annual budget of over $4 billion. He is also the former chairman of University Hospital, a 1,000-bed regional hospital in Columbus, and the former chairman of the James Cancer Hospital, a National Cancer Institute Comprehensive Cancer Center. Mr. Slane serves on the board of a financial institution and a number of nonprofit organizations.
Mr. Slane is the founder and co-owner of the Slane Company, whose principal business includes real estate development, lumber, and furniture. He has extensive international business experience, including operating a business in China. Prior to becoming a member of the Commission, Mr. Slane manufactured plywood and related wood products at factories in Harbin, Dalian, and Balu (Pizhou), China.
Mr. Slane received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a Juris Doctorate from The Ohio State University. He holds a Master's Degree in International Law from the Europa Institute at the University of Amsterdam in The Netherlands. Mr. Slane is a member of the Ohio Bar and was formerly a partner in the law firm of Grieser, Schafer, Blumenstiel, and Slane.
Mr. Avon is the CEO and Managing Director of Asian Pacific Development Corp "Asian Pacific" (APDC), a multinational business development and investment banking company. Asian Pacific, with its global partner network, has completed over 18 billion dollars in global infrastructure projects in 22 nations during the past 3 decades. These projects are mostly public/private partnerships that utilize debt, equity, and cooperative funding. He is also the former CEO of Corporate & Financial Consultants (CFC), Florida Fixed Income Corp, the Ft. Lauderdale Kunshan China as well as the Aruba World Trade Centers and Gateway International Trading Partners LLC. He has served on the board of directors for multiple multi-national companies.
Mr. Avon is a former member of the Florida Legislature, formerly President and CEO of four World Trade Centers and Corporate and Financial Consultants (CFC). CFC completed over $8 Billion of infrastructure projects with E.F.Hutton and Prudential Bache prior to forming APDC. Mr. Avon was also a former Florida Legislator, State President of the Florida Jaycees, Charter President of the Florida JCI Senate, and was named one of Florida's Five Outstanding Young Men. He has served as a Presidential Advisor, was the Chairman of the Florida/Colombia Alliance, and was honored by the U.S. State Department with the James McKeithan Award for International achievements in the private sector. He chaired the Organization of American States (OAS) meeting in the United States in 2005 and has been a U.S. delegate to the past four Summits of the Americas.
Mr. Avon's background is deeply rooted in community involvement, civic, and citizen diplomacy achievements.
He served as a distinguished member of the Florida Legislature and was the previous Chairman of the Florida/Colombia Alliance. He has been listed in Marquis' Who's Who in American Politics, Community Leaders of America, Outstanding Young Men of America, Marquis' Who's Who in Finance and Industry, and was named as a recipient of the 2007 Global Leaders Award. He was named one of south Florida's "100 Most Powerful International Leaders" by South Florida CEO Magazine.
Mr. Silver has over 40 years' experience in the public and private sectors with extensive experience in both business law, business development and International distribution.
Senator Silver served as a distinguished member of the Florida Legislature for over two decades. He has served as Majority Leader of the Florida House of Representatives and the Florida Senate. He was honored as the most effective member in each body. He is an attorney at law, former prosecuting attorney, and Municipal Judge. He was appointed by President Clinton as the Chairman of the F.E.M.A. Advisory Committee and also to the Advisory Board of the Trade Commission. He is also a former Chairman of the Southern Legislative Conference. When he retired after 24 years of public service, he was the Dean of the Florida Legislature.