James R Barbieri has spent more than 35 years in the financial services industry spanning three states, including twelve years as a bank president, CEO

and director. In 1997 he co-founded a de novo Community Bank and in 2008 established a specialty niche immigrant small business Community Bank.

Over the past three decades, Mr. Barbieri has developed superior strategic business and market analysis skills, networking and management skills, and has extensive board relations, governance and compliance, strategic planning, and operations experience.

Additionally, Mr Barbieri has extensive experience in providing leadership and developing business interruption and banking disaster recovery plan.

James R Barbieri

Robinne Burrell


Over the past decade, Robinne Burrell has been at the forefront of technology and emerging media, having worked with brands spanning digital, interactive, mobile and social experiences. Robinne led product development and strategy at Amazon/IMDb, myspace during its peak and Match.com/Tinder. She has built digital products for NBC’s The Voice, Comedy Central and Steven Spielberg’s The VR Company, to name a few. In addition to her work as an innovator and leader, Robinne was also an on-air correspondent at the Presidential Inauguration of Barack Obama, covering the logistical technology used during the ceremonies. Standard and Poor’s identified her as part of the “Society of Industry Leaders” and Hollywood Reporter named her “The Next Generation of Industry Execs”. She has been featured on CNN and NBC and is an Executive Chair of the Interactive Peer Group for the Television Academy, the most influential board of influencers determining excellence in digital media.


Rabbi Lapin is a frequent speaker for hundreds of groups, institutions, organizations, and companies including Family Research Council, Legatus, Crystal Cathedral, Harvard Law School, Heritage Foundation, the United States Army, the Mont Pelerin Society of Economists, Prudential Insurance Company, the 1996 Republican National Convention, Voices United for Israel, Yeshiva University, and Young President’s Organization. Rabbi Lapin was the keynote speaker at the Congressional Bi-Partisan opening of the 106th Congress in Washington, DC. He speaks regularly at universities, businesses and synagogues and churches throughout the country. He regularly appears on both national and local radio and television shows.

Rabbi Daniel Lapin

George Lovato Jr.


George Lovato, Jr. -is President and Principal of BH Capital Ltd., Merchant Banker, Consultant, Author and Lecturer. BHCL is a thirty year old merchant banking and corporate finance consulting firm that has provided billions of dollars to various industries. Lovato has sat on the New Mexico Governors Business Advisory Council, advised financial institutions on management, recapitalization and regulatory matters as well as consult with numerous nationally recognized public and private companies on a host of management and capital formation issues. Additionally Lovato started what grew to be one of the largest car rental operations in North America in 1982.  In 1996 Lovato founded Americana Publishing one of the most recognizable publishers of theme and series audio books. Mr. Lovato has written three books; The Obstacle Course, How to Finance Your Business and The Common Denominators of an Unprofitable Business.