Board of Directors

Ned L. Siegel

Chairman of the Board

Ambassador Siegel has served on the Notis Global Board of Directors since April 2014. In 1997, Ambassador Siegel founded and has served as president of The Siegel Group, Inc., an international business management advisory firm, specializing in real estate, energy, utilities, infrastructure, financial services, oil & gas and cyber & secure technology with its primary focus on the United States, Israel, the Caribbean and Latin America. The firm has an unprecedented track record of acquiring and developing very successful master plan residential communities, corporate office / industrial parks and retail centers.

After demonstrating his success in the private sector, Ambassador Siegel was appointed by Florida Governor Jeb Bush to serve as a Member of the Board of Directors of Enterprise Florida, Inc. (EFI), the state's primary organization promoting statewide economic development through its public-private partnership. Ambassador Siegel served in this role for several years before being appointed by President George W. Bush to serve as a Member of the Board of Directors of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), a development agency of the U.S Government to help U.S. businesses invest overseas. OPIC's mission is to foster economic development in new and emerging markets, complement the private sector in managing the risks associated with foreign direct investment and support U.S Foreign Policy. Subsequently, Ambassador Siegel was again honored by President Bush and appointed to serve with Ambassador John R. Bolton at the United Nations in New York as a Senior Advisor to the U.S. Mission and Representative of the United States to the 61st Session of the United Nations General Assembly.

In October 2007, President George W. Bush once more sought out the service of Ambassador Siegel, appointing him to serve as the U.S. Ambassador to the Commonwealth of The Bahamas where Ned served as the Chief of Mission and was responsible for all operations of the U.S. Embassy Nassau until January 2009. His responsibilities included oversight and management of over 200 U.S. Department of State employees located in five separate locations throughout The Bahamas, representing seven different government agencies.

Ambassador Siegel also serves on the Board of Directors of PositiveID Corp., HealthWarehouse.com, Inc., Viscount Systems, Inc. and VeriTeQ Corp.

Mr. Siegel received a BA from the University of Connecticut and JD from the Dickinson School of Law.

Committees

Committee Role
Audit Committee Member
Compensation Committee Member
Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee Member

Andrew Kantarzhi

Director

Andrew Kantarzhi is a Sales and Marketing veteran, with over a decade in assisting multi-national corporations with developing new business and growing sales and revenue. Andrew previously acted as Director of Sales and Marketing at the International Management Group for one of its flagship properties in Central Asia. In 2010, Mr. Kantarzhi acted as Eurasian Natural Resource Company’s (LSE: ENRC; KASE: GB_ENRC) Sales Manager for ENRC’s Non-Core Materials Division, heading its Astana Sales Office. In 2011, he was promoted to Director of Sales and Marketing of ENRC’s Ferrosilicon Division in Moscow, Russia, where the division set record unit price sales and increased market share throughout the entire Russian Federation. Commencing in 2013, Mr. Kantarzhi has managed accounts for Traxys North America’s Base Metals Division at its Manhattan, NY headquarters. Traxys is a commodities trading firm and a member of the Carlyle Group. Since 2016, he has acted as Chief Commercial Officer for OC Testing, LLC, a New York-based company which invests in and develops Cannabis-related research and testing facilities.

Committees

Committee Role
Compensation Committee Member
Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee Member

Charles K. Miller

Director

Charles K. Miller has been the Chief Financial Officer of Tekmark Global Solutions since September 1997 and a member its Board of Directors since November 2012. He was elected to the Board of Directors of InterCloud Systems, Inc. (OTCQB:ICLD), in November 2012. Intercloud is a New Jersey-based global single-source provider of value-added services for both corporate enterprises and service providers. Mr. Miller received his B.S. in accounting and his M.B.A. from Rider College and is a Certified Public Accountant in New Jersey.

Committees

Committee Role
Audit Committee Chair

Thomas A. Gallo

Director

Thomas A. Gallo founded the Strategic Advisory Group (“SAG”) at Corinthian Partners L.L.C., a boutique investment bank headquartered in New York City in 2014. Working within the investment banking department, SAG provided capital formation advice, as well as raised capital for SAG’s client companies. In May, 2017, SAG and he joined the investment bank and brokerage firm, Spartan Capital Securities, LLC, located in the Wall Street area of New York City. In June 2015, SAG and he joined Newbridge Securities Corporation, an independent broker dealer and investment bank, where he currently serves as Senior Managing Director. Mr. Gallo, a FINRA-licensed professional, focuses on providing strategic, capital markets, and financial advice to micro-cap public and private companies. From July 2016 to April 2017, Tom served as a Director of Viatar CTC Solutions Inc., a Lowell Massachusetts-based medical technology company. From 2010 t 2014, he worked with a select group of high net worth investors as their Investment Advisor, as well as commencing to work with public companies as a Strategic Advisor and Investment Banker at GSS Capital. Mr. Gallo earned a B.S. in Business Management & Marketing from Fordham University College of Business Administration in 1983.

Committees

Committee Role
Compensation Committee Chair
Audit Committee Member

Judith Hammerschmidt

Director

Judith Hammerschmidt, 62, has spent the last 35 years as an international attorney. She began her career as a Special Assistant to the Attorney General of the United States, focusing on international matters of interest to the US government, including negotiating treaties and agreements with foreign governments. She then joined Dickstein, Shapiro & Morin, LLP, a Washington, DC firm, where she represented companies around the world as they expanded internationally in high regulated environments. Her clients included Guess? Inc., Pfizer, Merck, the Receiver for BCCI Bank of the United Arab Emirates, Recycled Paper Products, Inc., and Herbalife International. She provided structuring, growth and regulatory advice for these and other companies. She joined Herbalife International as Vice President and General Counsel of Europe in 1994, becoming Executive Vice President and International Chief Counsel in 1996. In 2002, she was part of the management group that sold Herbalife. Since that time, she has served as outside counsel to a series of entrepreneurial companies looking to expand internationally, primarily in the food and drug/nutritional supplements space. In addition, Ms. Hammerschmidt was a Principal in JBT, LLC, a privately held company that owned "mindful dining" restaurants in the Washington, DC area. Those properties were sold in 2010. She continues to act as outside counsel for small companies while serving on our board.

Committees

Committee Role
Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee Chair
Compensation Committee Member