Michael Seifert is the Founder, CEO, and President at PublicSq. Michael is a recognized thought leader in the areas of business development, politics, and culture. Michael has a proven track record of growing businesses with past experience as the head of marketing for a notable recreational equipment firm with over $1 billion in assets and $3 billion in sales. He also has a proven track record for leadership as the Executive Director of the University Program for one of the most successful non-profit organizations in the United States. Michael lives in Carlsbad, California, with his wife, Sarah Gabel and their daughter, Lily.
Omeed Malik is the Founder and CEO of Colombier and Farvahar Partners, a boutique investment bank, and is the President of 1789 Capital, an investment firm that finances companies in the budding Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Growth ("EIG") economy. Omeed previously served as Managing Director and the Global Head of the Hedge Fund Advisory Business at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Omeed was also a corporate lawyer at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP and has worked in the United States Senate and House of Representatives. Omeed received a JD, with Honors, from Emory Law School and a BA in Philosophy and Political Science, Cum Laude, from Colgate University. Omeed is a Contributing Editor and minority owner of The Daily Caller and was a Term Member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Nick Ayers is one of America’s leading public policy and business strategists. From 2017 to 2019, Nick served in the White House as Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff to the Vice President. Most recently, Nick partnered with Insight Venture Partners to acquire Veeam Software, where he serves as a member of Veeam’s board of directors. Governor Brian Kemp also appointed Nick to the board of directors of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources. Time Magazine named Nick one of the “40 most influential people in politics under the age of 40” and The Wall Street Journal called him a “political prodigy.” He received a Bachelor of Political Science degree from Kennesaw St.
Blake Masters is an entrepreneur and investor. After graduating from Stanford and Stanford Law School, Blake co-founded a successful software startup called Judicata. In 2014, he co-authored the #1 New York Times bestseller on startups and venture capital, titled “Zero to One,” and sold more than four million copies. In 2015, Blake became President of the Thiel Foundation, a non-profit that promotes science and innovation. From 2018 to 2022, Blake was Chief Operating Officer at Thiel Capital, an investment firm that specializes in the technology sector, where he helped grow assets under management by billions of dollars. Blake was Arizona’s Republican nominee for the U.S. Senate in 2022 and lives in Arizona with his wife and three boys.
Kelly Loeffler is a businesswoman, founder, philanthropist, and former U.S. Senator from Georgia. Raised on a family farm, Kelly built a three-decade career in business, including as SVP of Investor Relations, Chief Communications Officer and Chief Marketing Officer at Intercontinental Exchange - helping it grow from a start-up to a Fortune 500 company. She went on to help launch Bakkt, Inc. as its Founding Chief Executive Officer - while building a track record of civic engagement, including as a professional sports team owner and serving on boards and philanthropic efforts. Appointed by Georgia’s Governor to the U.S. Senate in 2020, Kelly worked tirelessly to defend conservative values and the American Dream. She now serves on boards, and volunteers her time and resources as the Founder and Chairwoman of Greater Georgia – a conservative voter mobilization organization that registers voters, engages diverse communities and protects election integrity. Kelly earned a Business Administration degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, an MBA from DePaul University, and is a CFA® charterholder.
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Davis Pilot is the Critical Facilities Director at Uniti Fiber, a telecommunications infrastructure provider. Mr. Pilot started at Uniti Fiber in 2013 as an Operations Strategic Analyst and transitioned to the roles of Critical Facilities Manager in 2015 and Critical Facilities Director in 2017. Mr. Pilot received a B.S. in Business Administration and Entrepreneurship and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Mobile.
James Rinn is the Chief Financial Officer to Sedera, Inc., a nonprofit medical cost sharing organization since February 2023. From 2015 to 2023, Mr. Rinn was the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Maxwell Locke & Ritter LLP, an accounting, tax and consulting firm, where he was responsible for overseeing all financial and operational details of the partnership and other related legal entities, and managed risk management activities. From 2013 to 2015, Mr. Rinn was the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Five Stone Tax Advisers LLC, a financial and tax advisory firm, where he was responsible for overseeing all financial and operational details of various service lines. From 2011 to 2013, Mr. Rinn was the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating officer of SmithCo Investments and the E3 Foundation, where he was responsible for overseeing all financial and operational segments of the company. Mr. Rinn has held positions on various boards of directors and has over 30 years of finance experience. Mr. Rinn holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Texas, Austin.