The Executive Team
Paolo Sellan, B.A.- Director of Finance/Chief Financial Officer
Over 15 years of extensive professional experience in budgeting, strategic planning, and corporate accounting. Demonstrated track record in maximizing business opportunities and consistently achieving corporate financial performance goals. Recognized as a hands-on, expert problem-solver who can rapidly resolve cross-functional business process problems, formulate strategic plans, and implement changes, thus contributing to the company’s bottom line. Solid reputation for the ability to explain complex issues in simple terms. Accomplished manager with exceptional interpersonal and communication skills; demonstrated leadership among colleagues and subordinates.
Dr. Mary Frances PhD.,Chief Information Officer
Mary has worked in the public education school system for the past 9 years as well as higher education for over 10 years. Mary is an experienced, passionate educator who enjoys working with people to accomplish both educational and professional goals. She is also an Instructional Coach for all Secondary Schools in the Inglewood School District and consultant with the Stanford Project training educators and facilitating professional development on both levels. She is also the CEO of Carimata Consulting Inc. An accomplished film executive with several year of experience in development and production. Her most recent accomplishment required her to spent months researching and writing on the topic of Transformational Leadership in education and Organizational Management. Her educational accomplishments include: Ph.D. in Psychology ,Organizational Management and Consulting Phillips Graduate Institute – Chatsworth, CA California State Preliminary Teaching Credential – Single Subject English (Grades 6-12) Masters of Educational Leadership – Major: Educational Leadership Argosy University – Los Angeles, CA Masters of Fine Arts – Major: Film & Television Production New York University – New York, NY. Masters of Art – Mass Communications Howard University – Washington, D.C. Bachelor of Fine Arts, Performing Arts Howard University – Washington, D.C.
Dr. Terrance Hamilton, PhD – Chief Technology Officer
Software team leader and expert software developer with technical proficiency in all areas of software life cycle. Highly experienced practitioner of agile methodologies, test driven development, algorithm development, implementation and analysis. Professional competency delivering web based applications and solutions for distributed system architectures. Specialties: Software Engineering, Test Driven Development, Agile Development, Algorithm Analysis, Programming Languages: Java, C++/C, JSP, Servlets, SQL, MySQL, ORACLE Operating Systems: Linux, Solaris, Windows, UNIX University of California, Riverside Graduate Work, Computer Science 2003 – 2005 Azusa Pacific University Master of Science (M.S.), Applied Computer Science 1995 – 1999 California State University-San Bernardino BS, Physics, minor Math 1987 – 1995 Society of Physics Students (Charter President), University Ambassador Society, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity (National Officer), Graduation Speaker at Commencement 1995, Lifetime Alumnus, Alumni Associaton Board, Chairman of African & African American Student Graduation Ceremony, Student Union Program Board, Coyote’s Wolfpack Rugby Club, Resident Assistant. Activities and Societies: Society of Physics Students (SPS), University Ambassador Society, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity (National Officer), Graduation Speaker at Commencement 1995, Lifetime Alumnus, Alumni Association Board
Michael A Parker, MS- Chief of Innovation Center
Michael A. Parker is a 3D artist, educator and writer. He designed a full body 3D scanning system for iMakr NY, a 3D printer store in New York’s LES.
He currently designs fashion and accessories using his Plex Tiles, the first modular 3D printed textile system for FDM printing. Michael also teaches a STEAM/3D printing course to middle school students in Harlem through Dimension Learning. His students competed in the Creative Challenge in 3D Printing (CC3DP), a citywide competition for 3rd – 8th grade students in NYC. He graduated from NYU with a M.S. in Digital Imaging and Design in 2013.
Emily Yang, MS expected 2017 – Associate Accounting Officer
Emily has served an international student nonprofit organization for a year, and has unique experience in intercultural communication. Emily majors in accounting for both Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree, and is now an ACCA candidate. She is passionate about becoming a professional in accounting field and working in fashion industry as well. Besides, Emily’s various experience in different fields of work not only provides her with good judgment of business but also inspires her to become a creative team-player. Master of Science- Major: Accounting, Class of 2017 Baruch College, City University of New York- New York, NY Bachelor of Arts- Major: International Accounting Dongbei University of Finance and Economics- Dalian, China