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Darryl A. Cavitt, Sr
Mr. Cavitt held his Series 7 and 66 licenses in his previous roles at Fidelity Investments and HD Vest Financial Services. Additionally, he founded the Alpha Financial Group, a Dallas-Fort Worth-based tax and financial advisory firm created to meet the needs of high net-worth individuals.
Darryl attended the University of North Texas, earning a BA in Economics and Political Science-Pre Law and served in the 249th Signal Battalion in the Army National Guard. Currently, he is pursuing his MBA at the Cox School of Business.
In addition to being a partner at GenEx Cap, Teddi serves as the President of Opportunity Zone Black Capitalism Fund (OZBC), which focuses on impact investing and creating sustainable community ecosystems. The strength of the company is its ability to monetize tax credits and leverage public-private partnerships.
In 2012, Ms. Payton earned a master’s in Real Estate with a concentration in Finance and Development from Georgetown University in Washington, DC. She utilized an existing global network of strategic partners, private investors, financial institutions, and affiliated international firms to provide clients with various real estate investment opportunities. Teddi currently has over $2.5 billion in deal flow and has transacted over $2 billion in real estate.
Donald Barnett, II
Donald worked in community capital operations and information technology for Citibank’s North America Infrastructure Group and previously served as an expert in virtual global presales for Enterprise Management Solutions at CA Technologies. Don was also an institutional client specialist with Fidelity Investments and held FINRA Series 6 and 63 licenses from 2007- 2013.
Mr. Barnett trained in the NPower Veterans Technology Service Corp and the business strategy program at MIT Sloan and MIT Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL). Mr. Barnett is presently the Lead Solution Architect for General Data Tech with a proven track record of improving return on investment and increasing revenue growth. Don holds a number of industry certifications, including ITIL, AWS, and CompTIA A+ Security. He served as a Supervisor in the Texas Army National Guard’s 36th DHHB Division, reporting briefly to a commanding three-star general.
With more than 20 years of experience, founder and Creative Director, Adrienne Lewis brings a wealth of knowledge in print production from her many years of service at USA Today, Bloomberg Government, and the Baltimore Sun newspapers.
Her unique perspective, understanding, and approach to graphic and web design, transform brands into powerhouse players in their industry.
Tanika Washington has over 15 years of experience in accounting and finance providing senior consulting and accounting expertise to private and government clients focused on financial management, audit readiness, and investigative accounting. She has provided litigation support, financial management, internal audit and forensic accounting to the DOJ, DOL, and DOE clients.
Her expertise includes forensic advisory, audit readiness, audit remediation, internal controls, process optimization and financial reporting. Ms. Washington received her undergraduate in Economics from the University of the District of Columbia and her Masters in Business Administration from DeVry University.
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