Mr. Cohen has over 20 years of experience in institutional asset management, wealth management, and capital markets. Scot founded and served as Principal of the Iroquois Capital Opportunity Fund, a closed-end private equity fund which focused on investments in North American oil and gas. Mr. Cohen also co-founded Iroquois Capital, a New York based hedge fund which managed approximately $300M across its family of funds. Prior to Iroquois Capital, Mr. Cohen founded a merchant bank which actively participated in structured investments in public companies. The investment strategy at the merchant bank was to take positions in public companies through private investment vehicles and then work to actively enhance the value of these positions. Scot manages several operating partnerships that actively invest in the energy sector and he maintains an active investment portfolio in public companies, early stage private companies, hedge funds and alternative assets including real estate. Mr. Cohen began his career at Oppenheimer & Company in a sales capacity and later transitioned to a boutique investment banking firm where he spent two years. Mr. Cohen is currently active on a number of public and private company boards and is involved with various charitable ventures. Mr. Cohen earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Ohio University in 1991.
Mr. Briones was appointed Chief Financial Officer on August 15, 2013. Since October 1, 2010, Mr. Briones has acted as the managing member of Brio Financial Group, LLC, a financial reporting consulting firm. From January 2006 through September 2010, Mr. Briones managed the public company and hedge fund practices at Bartolomei Pucciarelli, LLC (“BP”). Within … Continued
Glenn C. Pollack is a Managing Director and Founder of Candlewood Partners, LLC (“Candlewood”), a merchant bank focused on middle market corporate finance and infrastructure projects. Prior to founding Candlewood, Mr. Pollack was a Managing Director and Principal of a middle market investment-banking firm with offices in Chicago and Cleveland. He was responsible for the … Continued
Fred Schneiderman is the President/CEO of FBS Properties, Inc. FBS was established over 25 years ago and has served as an investment platform for Oil & Gas, Real Estate & Private Equity Investments. FBS’s original mandate was to make real estate acquisitions from the Resolution Trust Company (during the Southwest S&L bailouts). Since 1991, FBS … Continued