TEAM VETERATI

Our Founders

DIANA RAU

CEO

Entrepreneur solving social challenges since 2006 with creativity, tech, grit, and optimism. Branding, communication, and innovation strategist for emerging brands and Fortune100 MNCs. Advisor to startups & nonprofits. Mentor for Veterans, Military Spouses, entrepreneurs, and good people.

DANIEL RAU*

COO

Marine, experienced security professional, thrives in high-stakes environments. Post-9/11 veteran skilled at building partnerships with Veteran Service Organizations, and connecting with millennial veterans, senior military and government leadership. MBA @ Emory 2012.

THY TANG*

CTO

Marine, engineer, and serial entrepreneur. Bootstrapped payment gateway startup Paymentflow for 3 years to $40m in transactions annually. As CTO of Quintessential, helped to build the company from startup to award-winning fintech company with $40m+ revenue in 5 years.

Our Executive Advisors

JOHN LEARY

Previous Partner at White & Case with 20 years of legal expertise. Demonstrated success with billion-dollar international M&A transactions for Fortune 100 Companies. Expert in early-stage startup financing.

GREG DOUQUET*

Former Chief of Staff for U.S. Marine Forces, Africa & Europe, responsible for strategic planning in Afghanistan under General Stan McChrystal in 2010. Managing Partner of Red Duke Strategies.

CARL WEGNER

Managing Director, Head of Global Transaction Banking at Deutschebank. Previously at Bank of Boston, Standard Chartered Bank, and FinTech startup TradeCard. Current governor of the American Chamber of Commerce in Taipei as well as treasurer.

ALEX KAZAKOV

CTO & Founder at Glownet. Developer, coach, and startup mentor. Product, user experience, and growth strategist.

Our Advisors

  • GALEN BUCKWALTER
  • MARC BUSCH
  • GARARD CASAZZA
  • LAWRENCE COBURN
  • TIM DENMAN*
  • TROY DOWNING*
  • TERRY DYESS*
  • CHRIS FORD*
  • DARRYL GARRETT
  • EVAN GUZMAN
  • KEN KEEN - LTG, USA(RET.)*
  • JOSHUA KRAMMES
  • MAGGIE LIN
  • TAYLOR MCLEMORE*
  • SCOTT MODELL
  • HAIG NALBANTIAN
  • FRIDA POLLI
  • MICHAEL RAYMOND*
  • KATHY ROTH-DOUQUET*
  • BYUNG SA*
  • RANDY SCHRIVER*
  • PILAR STELLA
  • DAVIS SURFACE*
  • RANDY THARP*
  • MAURICE UENEMA*
  • JOANNA WEIDENMILLER
  • ELI WILLIAMSON*

Our Editorial Team

  • STEPHEN QUESINBERRY*
  • LUKE FRESHWATER*
  • BYRON CHEN*
  • BARBARA SHEAR

Thanks To The Original 6

  • GREG MATOS*
  • SONNY MORGAN*
  • LEWIS MCINTYRE*
  • DARRON ROHRER*
  • JAIME LIMA*
  • SCOTT DAVE*
*PROUD U.S. VETERAN OR MILITARY SPOUSE

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