Our team joined forces from all across the globe... which is suiting since our entire mission is to make the world your oyster.
Meet The Team
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Shaun Kennard has owned his own financial services business and brokerage for over 30 years. During that time he’s worked with accredited investors looking for better investment opportunities. The work with accredited investors had him consistently brokering deals worth $500,000 or more. He’s also an accomplished public speaker having established and led his own successful seminar series. Before his foray into business he served as an officer in the US Army.
Hobbies: Surfing, beach volleyball, tennis, swimming, and pretty much anything that involves activity.
Likes: Playing (if you couldn’t tell)--especially with any of his three children. Oh, and Giordano’s pizza from Chicago.
Dislikes: Attending parties where all you do is sit around and chat.
Fun Facts: Coaching kids is one of his biggest interests. He has coached high school water polo and swim for 25 years and since moved on to coaching his kids in softball, beach volleyball and flag football (where he now gets to coach with Drew Brees).
Travel Loves: Maui! Great family vacations there; and the mountains with snow in the winter.
Favorite Quote: “Be still and know that I am God.” Psalm 46:10
Damon is a serial entrepreneur with excellent strategic thinking, public speaking, and strong sales capabilities with nearly thirty years of business development experience; determining and implementing creative growth strategies, increasing business revenues, particularly in startup ventures. He provides vast global experience (CEO, EVP); including sales, operations, technology, business planning, financing. Damon has spearheaded the startup of more than twenty companies, with combined revenue of in excess of $100MM.
Hobbies: Working out. Creating anything... including, on occasion, a little trouble.
Likes: Fast Cars. Great Coffee. The Ocean.
Dislikes: Slow Talkers. Red Tape.
• First language was Bahasa Indonesia
• College wrestler
• Practices Jiu Jitsu (and will use it if required)
• Extremely competitive (earned a spot in the Ironman World Championship Race in Kona Hawaii)
Travel Loves: London, New York City, Las Vegas, Aspen, the Caribbean. Anywhere with interaction and activity. If there's a craps table... it's on till the break ‘o dawn.
Favorite Quote: "Tell me I can't, I dare you" -- Damon (yeah, he quotes himself)
With over twenty years of experience in successful start-up organizations, Nikka brings business and operations acumen to Airgo.
After being diagnosed with cancer in 2012 and four months of treatment with no significant improvement, she started a rigorous nutrition and fitness regimen. Within three months her cancer was gone. At that point, together with her trainer, co-founded the Performance Experience, a sports performance and general fitness company with an innovative approach to reaching maximum potential, competing at the next level and earning scholarships. Prior experience includes nine years spent with Fortune 500 company, Solera Holdings [NYSE:SLH]. As Solera's first employee, she understands what it takes to make a company successful and she helped bring Solera to its initial public offering in 2007.
Hobbies: Inventing recipes. Reading introspective books. Away-Charger football games. Impromptu vacations going wherever the next flight is heading.
Likes: Family, especially her grown “shorties”. Loves to cook, bake and invent new healthy dessert recipes. Always down to travel local or abroad. Born in Singapore… travel is easy and she digs the adventure.
Dislikes: Cigarette smoke, artificial and inconsiderate people, haters, deliberate ignorance, turning left onto oncoming traffic. I don't like when people refuse to take care of themselves, choose to be unhealthy.
• First language was Bahasa Indonesia.
• Two-time cancer mercenary.
• Fanatical about making things better than they were previously.
• Currently opening an organic plant-based cafe in southern California.
Travel Loves: Private islands. Private jets. Munich. Fiji. London. Istanbul. Stay-cations.
Favorite Quote: "Your mind makes it real” – Morpheus
Brent is the Founder, Chief Executive Officer, and Director at Flowvella Inc., an app based presentation tool, with over 500,000 downloads. Prior to Flowvella, Brent was responsible for starting Treemo, Inc. and served as its Chief Technology Officer. He contributed a high level of expertise in developing and managing leading edge Internet applications. Prior to PressOK Entertainment, Inc., he served for more than four years with ZoneNetwork.com, contributing largely to the success of their core technologies and new product development. Brent has been a pioneer in wireless data services since 1999, when he developed a cutting-edge cellular weather notification system. He has a double major in Economics and International Relations from Lehigh University.
Hobbies: Mountain biking, dad adventures with his two daughters and his dog Rosie, Pacific Northwest living
Likes: New York City, Electric bikes, watching the stock ticker move
Dislikes: Blatant disregard for environmental regulation for our natural resources
• New York native
• He enjoys talking about all things FlowVella
Travel Loves: Anywhere he can take his daughters, and his dog.
Favorite Quote: “Life is like riding a bicycle. In order to keep your balance, you must keep moving.” — Albert Einstein, genius
Stuart is a master salesman, having single-handedly landed millions of dollars of contracts with the IRS, Social Security Administration, U.S. Navy and National Guard. A focused and creative problem-solver, he thrives on finding solutions where others find only obstacles; which explains how he remained successful in a massively changing industry for 25+ years. Stuart earned his BA at Michigan State University with a major in Political Science and minor in Business. He excels at establishing long-term relationships and is proud to count many members of the U.S. Armed Forces among his friends.
Hobbies: Learning, exercising, and bowing to the incessant demands of his Fitbit
Likes: Spending quality time with his 5 grandchildren, learning, and mentoring young people
Dislikes: Slow talkers, slow listeners, bureaucracy, and the word “can’t”
• He honestly believes that he is a yoga and a Jedi master
Travel Loves: Going to Israel - there’s no place like it in the world!
Favorite Quote: “Do or do not. There is no try.” - Yoda
As a Jane of All Trades, this California native has a bounced around in business, teaching, healthcare administration, and project management. She has an eye for creating processes in a world of ambiguity and thrives on any challenge requiring critical thinking. Need a big idea realized or a large group of people organized? Then, Andréa is your gal to make it happen!
Hobbies: International Travel, Competitive Salsa Dancing, Learning Languages
Likes: Reading, Tacos, Happy Hour, Living out of a Backpack, Real Housewives of All of the Cities, TSA Precheck
Dislikes: Inefficiencies, Peas, Negative Attitudes, Burpees
• In the eighth grade, her dad bet her $200 that she couldn’t give up candy for a year. She gave it up for 1 year and 1 day, just to be sure.
• She has lived in a ton of places in the U.S. and overseas: West Coast, East Coast, Midwest, Spain, Costa Rica, and Chile. Y por eso, ella encanta a hablar en español!
• As a result of growing up in the 90s in Southern California, her friends all called her Dré, after a prominent Doctor.
Travel Loves: Both coasts and anywhere outside of our borders (must have tacos)
Favorite Quote: "Dance like everyone’s watching"
Deven loves working with his hands and exercising his mind, whether that means designing a website, making photographs, mixing music, or editing together a video. One thing he has always enjoyed is solving puzzles. His passion for design not only comes from the visual standpoint of how something looks on the surface, but also how all of the individual pieces come together to form a larger picture and a successful storyteller. Through the layout of a logo, the pacing of a video or even the code of a website, he enjoys all of the puzzles that he gets to solve as a Creative Director.
Hobbies: All things Tech! Drones, Internet of Things, Photoshopping inside jokes with friends, 3D Printing and Prototyping, Spending time with family. Even though he’s not a “sports guy”, he will watch any game with his little sister.
Likes: Deep conversation, big picture thinkers, tough questions, Sarcasm, public speaking, discovering new music, exploring new places, escape rooms, sci-fi Movies, all things Marvel Comics.
Dislikes: Slow Internet, heavy traffic, telemarketing calls
• He owns a full size metal Captain America shield and complete cosplay costume.
• Licensed to carry a sidearm in 35 states
• Worked with Tony Hawk and good friends with both Chris and Kyle Massey
• Graduated Summa Cum Laude because he’s always been an overachiever.
Travel Loves: Virgin Islands, Mexico, NYC, Chicago, Miami, LA, Denver. He is looking forward to more international travel and learning new cultures.
Favorite Quote: "With Great Power, Comes Great Responsibility" – Uncle Ben
Alec Hilliard is a creative entrepreneur from North Texas. He began his first business when he was 10 years old and grew from there doing the things he loved.
At age 16 he had a full-blown wedding photography business which then turned into mastering online and social media platforms. Some of his media & photography highlights include:
• Shooting over 50 weddings
• Shooting for the NFL
• Video & Photos for the EMMY Awards
• Helping businesses grow their revenue through creative online marketing strategies
Alec specializes in helping companies grow their online presence through paid advertising and creative outlets. His role at AirGo is especially fun because who does not love to travel!
Hobbies: Photography, disc golf, spending time with his wife Morgan, adventures, camping, and guns.
Likes: Good food, (pizza, burgers, sweet potato fries), mystery/crime TV, shoes, Andy Mineo, exotic cars.
Dislikes: Olives (YUCK!), shallow people, slow drivers.
• He has traveled to 42/50 U.S. States as a kid.
• Lived on a converted tour bus for 5 years of his life.
Travel Loves: California: (LA area), Colorado, NYC, Mexico. He wants to go to Paris and travel around Europe.
Favorite Quote: "Work like there is someone working 24 hours a day to take it all away from you."
– Mark Cuban
Shahid Sayed has been living in the Computer field for the past 15 years. Shahid has held positions as IT Director, Project Manager & Senior Lead developer for a number of major corporations including fortune 500 companies. He has implemented software solutions for the US Government, US Navy, Homeland Security, Education Institutes, Stock Exchange as well as countless public and private companies. Mr. Sayed graduated from University of California, Irvine with high honors and a BS in Information & Computer Technology. He was a member of many honor societies including Alpha Gamma Sigma, and holds a minor in Mechanical Engineering as well as Electrical Engineering.
Hobbies: Anything to do with technology. Designed and built prototype for super high efficiency engine with 0 emission. Designed & built 3d printers & laser cutters. Currently building commercial scale CNC machine for metal fabrication.
Likes: Learning something he didn't know an hour ago.
Dislikes: The sentence "Impossible, can't be done."
• Built a "Sonar Blaster" at the age of 7; brought down all the dishes in his mother’s china cabinet (paid dearly for that).
• Completely took apart his brand new Motorcycle at the horror of his wife, because he was convinced the frame was not 100% straight (it was 1/2" off); had it straightened and put it back together.
• May get older but he refuses to grow up.
Travel Loves: The road less traveled.
Favorite Quote: “A smart man believes only half the things he hears, a genius knows which half to believe.”
DeJanira “Rio” has years of experience in a Managerial and Executive background working in various types of industries such as in a medical facility, vapor industry, network marketing and entrepreneurship to name a few. She's usually the one that goes in sets up the office, and put things in order such as creating a team environment , builds internal relationships and bridges within the departments. Besides being a mother one of her other passions is encouraging women that nothing is impossible and everything is possible.
Hobbies: Cooking (anything and everything especially her puerto rican dishes), Dancing (anything with a latin beat), Singing (for her ears only), Fashion (even vintage), Beauty and Home Decorating. She's a Natural nurturer.
Likes: Loves her children and spending time with them. Communication in all subjects and all levels (the mind is a beautiful thing). She loves big family functions. Passionate about what she truly believes in. Believes in empowering women, (The only limits we have are the ones we set against ourselves). Loves to laugh. Appreciates, love and is thankful for life itself.
Dislikes: Liars, when people take her kindness for weakness, mustard, horror movies and heights.
• She loves learning about different beliefs and cultures.
• Her perfect evening is being home, snuggled up watching a movie, eating pizza with your loved ones. (Pizza is her weakness)
Travel Loves: Puerto Rico (nothing is better than visiting your roots), anywhere where the weather is warm but not colder than the fall.
Favorite Quote: “Love Unconditionally”
“Con Dios Adelante todo es posible. “
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