Michael V. Barbera
Michael V. Barbera served in the United States Navy from 1972 through 1978 where he specialized in Aviation Electronics. Mr. Barbera studied Electronic Engineering in the U.S. Navy and the Florida Keys College in the early 1970’s. Upon leaving the United States Navy, Mr. Barbera entered a position as a field engineer for a Bio-Medical company. Mr. Barbera earned a Bachelor of Professional Studies in Science degree from Barry University in 1990. Michael V. Barbera has served as the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Analytical Maintenance Services, Inc. (“AMS”) located in Boca Raton, Florida since 1998. AMS, a privately held company providing analytical instrument services, instrumentation sales, comprehensive training courses and general application support to the Chemical, Petro-Chemical, Forensic, Food and Pharmaceutical Industries worldwide.
Adam Falkoff, has over 20 years of experience in public policy, international relations, and business development. He has advised CEO’s of the Fortune 100, Presidents, Prime Ministers, Cabinet Ministers and Ambassadors. Mr. Falkoff is currently the President of CapitalKeys, a bipartisan global public policy and strategic consulting firm based in Washington D.C. His expertise is to successfully help clientele understand, anticipate, and navigate the complex public policy environment as well as strategies for business development driving client revenues. Earlier in his career he served as professional staff in the United States Senate. Mr. Falkoff was a 2018 recipient of the Ellis Island Medal of Honor for service to the United States of America and named in the Power 100 of Washington, D.C. by Washington Life Magazine.
Mr. Falkoff has been an invited guest speaker, panelist, and moderator on a wide range of public policy and business development related topics in several industries. He has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The Palm Beach Post, Politico, Roll Call, The Hill, The Washington Diplomat, Jack O'Dwyer's Newsletter, Capitol File, Washington Life, National Journal, Technology Law Journal, Greenwire, Appliance Magazine, and The Opportunist Magazine.
Mr. Falkoff received a B.A. from Duke University and both an M.B.A. and M.I.M. (Master of International Management) from the Thunderbird School of Global Management on an academic scholarship. During his graduate studies, he served as an assistant to former Vice President Dan Quayle. Mr. Falloff also holds a Certificate in International Law from the University of Salzburg, Institute on International Legal Studies. The coursework was instructed by Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy and Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens.
Ronald J. LoRicco, Sr.
Ronald J LoRicco, Sr. has served as a member of our board of directors since June, 2017. Mr. LoRicco attended Fairfield University where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1986. Thereafter, he received a Juris Doctor degree from Quinnipiac College School of Law, formerly known as the University of Bridgeport, School of Law, in 1989. Mr. LoRicco practices in the areas of civil litigation, insurance defense, criminal law, estate planning and administration and workers' compensation. He is also admitted to practice in United States District Court for the District of Connecticut. Mr. LoRicco is a member of the American, Connecticut, and New Haven Bar Associations, American Trial Lawyers Association and Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association. Mr. LoRicco presently serves several organizations. He supports the Board of the Jimmy Fund in its fundraising efforts. The Jimmy Fund is a local charitable organization providing assistance to families who have children suffering from cancer. He is also an avid supporter of the Juvenile Diabetes organization and the Yale New Haven Children's Hospital.
Paul M. Sallarulo
Paul M. Sallarulo has served as a member of board of directors since April 2017. He served as Chairman of the Board, President and CEO of Nexera Medical Inc. As the Company's principal government contact, Mr. Sallarulo was responsible for Nexera receiving the first certification in Europe for an antimicrobial mask, in addition to the first certification of a predicate device "anti bacterial respirator mask" issued by the FDA. Mr. Sallarulo had an extensive financial career in capital markets and investment banking in senior positions with Wachovia Securities, Prudential, Raymond James, Meridian Capital Markets and CoreStates Capital Markets. Mr. Sallarulo was appointed Commissioner of the North Broward Hospital District by Florida Governor Jeb Bush for two four-year terms and served as Chairman of the Board of Commissioners, and Chairman of the Executive Committee. He oversaw four major hospitals, thirty-eight clinics, six thousand professionals, and a budget in excess of $2 billion. He served as Chairman of the Audit Committee, Legal Review Committee, Joint Conference Committee, Broward Health Foundation, Community Relations Committee for Broward General Hospital, Community Relations Committee for Imperial Point Medical Center, and currently serves on the Liberty Health Foundation Board in Jersey City, New Jersey. Mr. Sallarulo served on the Board of Directors of Foss Manufacturing, LLC Company, Board of Trustees of Nova Southeastern University, Chairman of the Board of Governors of Nova Southeastern University - Wayne Huizenga School of Business, President of the International Alumni Association of NSU, Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine - Advisory Board, and was inducted as the first Honorary member into Sigma Beta Delta Society – International Honor Society in Business, Management and Administration. Mr. Sallarulo also served as a member of the Planning and Zoning Board of Fort Lauderdale, Broward County Personal Advisory Board Fort Lauderdale, the Fort Lauderdale Marine Advisory Board, and the Economic Development Advisory Board. Mr. Sallarulo was Co-Founder of Broward Bank of Commerce, and served on the Board of Directors. He is Chairman of the Budget Committee, Strategic Planning Committee and Nominating Committee. He also served on the Marketing Committee, Loan Committee, ALCO Committee, and Compensation Committee. Mr. Sallarulo assisted in the Sale of Broward Financial Holdings, the parent company of Broward Bank of Commerce, to Home BancShares, parent company of Centennial Bank in 2014. Mr. Sallarulo currently serves on the Regional Board of Directors of Centennial Bank and serves on the Loan Committee, and Strategic Planning Committee. Mr. Sallarulo is the recipient of several prestigious awards including: Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award - Nova Southeastern University - 1996. Mr. Sallarulo is Chairman of The Special Olympics of Broward County, and has been an advocate for people with physical and mental challenges for more than 44 years. Mr. Sallarulo graduated with a B.B.A. degree in Business Administration from Baruch College in New York City and an M.B.A. from Nova Southeastern University with honors in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.