Steve is a noted business development expert. Although trained as an attorney in international trade and business development in China, Steve also specializes in 144-A offerings - mainly in the debt sphere - as well as general private placement writing, real estate transactions and precious metals (for 144A). Steve also works in the EB5 sector and helps companies and firms develop EB5 proposals for Regional Center approval. Additionally, Steve is tied into the ‘Silicon Valley’ of China. His contacts and networking experience in the Chinese hi-tech and real estate market, including venture capitalists, has been a valuable asset for PPM.net. He has successfully structured and negotiated mergers and acquisitions and general sales for both expanding start-ups and later stage companies. Steve is also contributing columnist for Alrroya, the leading business daily in Dubai, UAE, where he writes on economics, trade and marketing issues regarding China. Steve also spends a significant amount of his time volunteering for all sorts of causes, and greatly enjoys mentoring young start-up companies.
Chief Operating Officer & Interim CEO
Robert is a grass roots social entrepreneur. After his academic career, Robert was one of the founders of services tailored to his clients’ specific needs, in accordance with proven best practices and the highest ethical standards. Robert measures his success on helping others. As head of product and marketing strategy for , which includes assisting with business plan writing, 144A offerings and much more, Robert and his team help define strategy and execute needed services.. As a member of ’s management team, Robert has extensive experience in the technology industry, from management, business, and project development, to customer relations in the United States and beyond. He shares in the philosophy of providing top-quality products and
Robert is a recognized and often consulted authority on search engine optimization (seo) and data mining forensics (or knowledge discovery) for strategic cultivation of business development. A pioneer from Seattle in the field of web software development and business plan writing, Robert is first and foremost a lifelong student of mathematics and philosophy. Aside from his daily activities with PPM, he is an often sought after technology consultant. Robert volunteers with non-profits and sits on numerous boards.
Israel Frenkel, Esq., of Counsel
Israel A. Frenkel, Esq., graduated magna cum laude from Yeshiva University and is a graduate of its Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. Mr. Frenkel served as Judicial Clerk for the Supreme Court of Israel, for the Honorable Justice Asher Grunis, researching and writing memoranda pertinent to the country’s most complex legal issues. Mr. Frenkel, as a member of the Bar of New York, has focused his practice in the areas of corporate and securities law including corporate financing in the form of venture capital, venture debt, reg. d. & 144A private placements, federal and state securities regulatory compliance, contract preparation & negotiation, and formation, organization and dissolution of corporations, partnerships, and tax-exempt organizations. Mr. Frenkel has served his community by forming a consumer advocacy initiative which promoted better business practices for retail and commercial businesses.
Sammy brings years of experience to PPM.net in , capital acquisition and business consulting, including working in the 144A, European listing and clearing as well as EB5 markets. His expertise lies in commercial real estate and hi-tech financing and 144A offerings and private placements. He has negotiated private investment and venture term sheets of nearly $2.5 billion since joining the team in 2006. His keen insights into the various factors needed in order for entrepreneurs to procure capital have helped PPM.net grow in both size and credibility. The head of PPM.net often characterizes Sammy as a ‘master negotiator’ and an ‘analytical genius’. He is an expert business plan writer and in addition to raising capital, Sammy specializes in corporate finance with a primary focus on the energy (oil and gas) industry, the health care sector and the commercial real estate market. Sam has worked on Wall Street for years in investment banking.
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Michael Grean, Esq., of Counsel
Michael’s practice focuses primarily in the area of commercial law and real estate. Mike assists PPM.net’s client base who seek access to and protection in the small business market. Mr. Grean serves as “of counsel” to PPM.net and his primary relationship only rests in drafting opinion letters from those that would like one.
Michael Dacks, Esq., of Counsel
Of Counsel, PPM.net
Michael Dacks is co-chief attorney of PPM.net. He is a graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School and a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada. Mike specializes in North American securities law, corporate litigation and intellectual property rights. He oversees much of the European, Asian and Middle Eastern transactions of the company, including private placement and business plan development and capital acquisition. He is intimately involved with the hi-tech companies that are formed in and launched from Tel Aviv, one of the hi-tech capitals of the world. Mr. Dacks serves as “of counsel” to PPM.net for Canadians.
Account Executive /Development
After being with PPM for more than two years, Omid has perfected the style of PPM.net’s business plan format. He is responsible for managing and consulting clients with their business development needs. His major goal is to ensure that the Company’s clients are given the necessary tools to advance their business. In addition to business plans, Omid prepares business proposals, executive summaries, and financial statements. In order to further help individuals write their own business plans, he maintains the Company’s blog providing business plan tips and recommendations. Omid will continue to work with the executive leadership to further promote the Company’s products and services, including managing PPM’s web applications and website.
EB 5 Consultant / Foreign Investment /Consultant-Writer
Kevin is the primary EB-5 and business plan writing consultant of PPM.net. As an accomplished researcher, analyst, and professional author, Kevin has written scores of business plans and helped many entrepreneurs gain debt and equity financing. Since early 2007, Kevin has become one of the world’s foremost experts on the EB-5 immigration investment Visa. He has assisted and enabled many American entrepreneurs to establish Regional Centers across the United States and raise capital in industries ranging from Retail Automotive, Development, and Start Up Capital. Kevin is a customer service oriented team member that often serves as project lead interfacing with clients and team members to coordinate the flow of information between clients and PPM.net. As an IMPLAN software specialist, Kevin has authored numerous economic analysis to demonstrate the local employment and economic impacts of various projects to local, state, and federal agencies.
Nagappan Chettiar, CTO
Chief Technology Officer
Nagappan oversees the day-to-day operations of PPM.net’s partners, and is in charge of the Company’s web applications, including software and . A pioneer field of web and software development, Nagappan is first and foremost a lifelong student of mathematics and philosophy. Hassan is a recognized and often consulted authority on Search Engine Optimization ( ) and facilitates Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) in the creation of successful algorithmic design and development. Nagappan has more than 12 years of experience in Software Development, IT Consulting and Project Management. He oversees the development and implementation of PPM.net’s software clientele. Nagappan has worked for large international corporations within the area of Telecommunication, Health care and Banking. He has worked abroad as well, overseeing the establishment of new opportunities and managing applications in different areas, environments and cultures. Nagappan has solid experience in the development of many software-systems, as well as in team-management and project management, all of which lays a solid foundation for him to guide and support companies with their IT-projects. He hold a Bachelor Degree in Computer Science and Engineering.