Features Watch List 2019

Jorge Gómez-Möller – Driftwood Acquisitions & Development

It’s an exciting time, says Jorge Gomez-Moller, to be at the center of what he refers to as the democratization of commercial real estate investment. As the general counsel of the hospitality private equity group Driftwood Acquisitions & Development [DAD] tells Vanguard, as recently as a couple of years ago, opportunities were limited for middle-class […]

Douglas Coleman – Aerion Supersonic

It was once the epitome of jet-setting, zipping passengers from Paris and London to New York and Washington D.C. and back in about half the time of a conventional commercial flight. Long and sleek, its wings fully molded to its body, and its thin nose section bowed as it landed, the Concorde broke sound barriers […]

James Napoli – Medliminal

It’s been a fast and furious few months for James Napoli, but with any luck he’ll have a chance to sit down at a Washington Redskins game with his sons and check out the fruits of his labors sometime soon. This general counsel-turned-CEO came to work for Virginia-based Medliminal 3 years ago as a consultant […]

Ryan M. Newburn – Black Canyon Midstream

Drill for fossil fuels and three substances may come out of the ground: oil, natural gas and water. While there are multiple companies that can supply the logistics and infrastructure necessary for an energy producer to retrieve, transport and process one or two of those resources, Black Canyon Midstream might be a rarity with its […]

Jeffrey Gautsche – MTX Group Inc.

Jeffrey Gautsche jokes that his greatest challenge at MTX Group Inc. is keeping pace with founder Das Nobel’s vision for expansion. The Albany, New York-based salesforce and staffing company is expanding in pockets around the world, making good on its goals of achieving significant growth by 2025. That means plenty to do for Gautsche, who […]

Robert Scott – Opal

Opal’s innovative digital marketing platform being its stock in trade, it’s essential to safeguard its intellectual properties, Robert Scott makes clear from his Portland, Oregon, office in a lively interview with Vanguard. For it wasn’t that long ago when Scott felt compelled to file a $50 million lawsuit alleging trade secret violations, the details of […]

Arun Kurichety – KushCo Holdings

The wave of cannabis legalization is building, and Arun Kurichety is ready to ride it as the executive vice president and general counsel for KushCo Holdings. “This is a unique industry and its challenges are wholly different from other industries, but it is exciting to see the changes and developments over the years as legalization […]

Alastair Wood – Kindur

It’s rare for a young company’s fourth hire to be its own in-house attorney. Especially so for a start-up, New York City-based Kindur only having commenced operations in late 2017. But the principals weren’t new to this game; collectively they had managed $120 billion over the course of a half-century at previous stops that included […]

John Vardaman – Hypur

From the black swivel chairs to the gaggle of suits across the long wooden table, the conference room looks a lot like those John Vardaman frequented during his days as an assistant deputy chief at the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ). Only this time, his audience isn’t fellow lawyers, but bank executives eager to learn […]

LATEST EDITION

Summer I 2020

READ NOW

GET VANGUARD IN YOUR INBOX.

  • * We’ll never share your email or info with anyone.
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.