Dan Fogel is the Founder, Chairman, and CEO of SP3. Dr. Fogel has held academic positions at the University of Houston, Tulane University, and the University of Pittsburgh and worked in the private sector for two oil companies and a hospital system. Dr. Fogel was Dean of the International Management Center, Budapest, Hungary; Dean for the Czech Management Center in Prague, Czech Republic. Most recently, Dr. Fogel was with Wake Forest University, serving as Associate Dean of Working Professional Programs, Dean of Charlotte Programs, Executive Professor of Strategy, and Director of the Master of Arts in Sustainability. Dan received B.S. and M.A. degrees from Pennsylvania State University and his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin.
Dave Pearson is a board-certified Emergency Medicine (EM) physician, Associate Professor and Chief of Quality, Patient Safety, and Innovation at the Department of Emergency Medicine Emergency Department of Carolinas Medical Center. Dr. Pearson lectures nationally on cardiac arrest, innovation, and critical care and has authored numerous medical publications. Dr. Pearson received his M.D. from Vanderbilt University, an M.B.A. from Wake Forest University, and M.S. and B.S. degrees from the University of Florida.
Cam Serigne is a current analyst with SP3 Capital. Cam has worked as an intern with Verger Capital Management assisting in managing the Wake Forest University Endowment. He has also held an internship position with Cypress asset management focusing in Real Estate investments. Most recently he was a member of the Carolina Panthers. Cam graduated with a B.S. in Finance from Wake Forest University.
Walter Frye most recently served as Executive Director for the Charlotte Regional Fund for Entrepreneurship (CRFE), a public-private partnership established to strengthen the entrepreneurship ecosystem in the Charlotte region. During his tenure he formed Innovate Charlotte, as the operating entity for the CRFE, launched MIT Venture Mentoring Service in Charlotte and formed partnership with EO Charlotte to launch the EO Accelerator. Frye serves as a director, advisor, mentor, board member, volunteer and angel investor in organizations and companies within Charlotte’s thriving entrepreneurship ecosystem, with particular interests in social impact investing and FinTech. He is a career financial services and technology executive with over 15 years of executive experience in large financial services and technology companies to include Merrill Lynch, Bank of America, Ally Financial and Fiserv. In addition to joining the NC IDEA board, Frye serves on the Charlotte Advisory board for Truliant Federal Credit Union and the advisory board of SP3 Capital.
Sean Garrett is President and Chief Executive Officer of United Way of Metro Chicago. He has spent his entire career in the United Way network, most recently serving as Executive Director of United Way of Central Carolinas. In Charlotte, he led a modernization of the United Way operational model and oversaw a transformation of the organization’s community impact strategy and funding process with a focus on boosting economic mobility and providing opportunity for all. Sean was honored by the Charlotte Business Journal with inclusion in its inaugural class of Most Admired CEOs in 2018, and is a member of the 2016 class of Charlotte’s 40 Under 40. He and his wife, Emily, have two young sons.
Mark Johnson is the key advisor for SP3 Capital. He is currently an Associate Professor of Finance at Wake Forest University and was previously the Assistant and Associate Professor of Finance at Loyola University Maryland from August 2009 until his transition to Wake Forest University in 2018. He holds a B.S. in Finance from Florida State University, M.S. in Finance from Florida International University, M.S. in Financial Economics from University of New Orleans, and has a PhD in Financial Economics from University of New Orleans. His research areas include financial markets, financial institutions, financial literacy, investments and behavioral finance. He has won numerous awards including Outstanding Educator Award at Winston-Salem Evening MBA Program and Graduate Adjunct Teaching Award at Wake Forest University. During his time teaching at Loyola University Maryland, he was awarded most valued professor by the Fellows Executive MBA Class of 2012.
Holly Stubbing serves as Executive Vice President & In-House Counsel at Foundation For The Carolinas and leads the Foundation’s fundraising, relationship management, legal affairs functions and oversees the Foundation’s investment portfolio. She is also currently serving as Acting CEO of E4E Relief™, a leading provider of employee disaster and hardship relief funds to global corporations across the United States. Holly currently lives in Charlotte, North Carolina and serves on the Seymour Legacy Trust/ PrimaxProperties Board of Trustees. She also serves as Board Chair of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Foundation and on the boards of the Alliance for Charitable Reform, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Public Schools Foundation and Trinity Episcopal School. She is a German Marshall Fund Marshall Memorial Fellow and is a recipient of the Charlotte Business Journal’s Women in Business Award and 40 under 40 recognition. Holly was Charlotte AFP’s Fundraiser of the Year Award in 2013 and was recently honored by KPMG and CREW as an Athena Woman of Service. Holly holds a Global Executive MBA from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, a J.D. from the University of Dayton School of Law and B.A. in Speech Communications and International Studies from Wake Forest University. Holly is a member of the North Carolina and Tennessee Bar Associations.
John Woodcock: After a 33-year career in the construction and building industry, John has transitioned his professional focus to providing consulting, executive development and leadership coaching to business leaders and organizations pursuing a greater understanding their environment, building high-performing teams and making superior choices. John brings a wide array of experience to his work, developed in operations and a variety of functional roles including finance, strategy and marketing. The majority of his professional career has been in the Charlotte and North Carolina markets, his home since 1991 where he held leadership roles with J.A. Jones Construction and Progress Energy before joining Balfour Beatty Construction in 2004. He most recently served as Eastern Region Chief Executive before transitioning to consultancy and community work in 2016. John holds a Master of Business Administration from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business and a Bachelor of Arts in economics and accounting from Wake Forest University. He lives in Charlotte, North Carolina, where he leads the Wake Forest University Center for Private Business for Charlotte area members. He serves on the President’s Council at Central Piedmont Community College, where he is also supporting the College’s efforts to enhance trade and craft labor training. John is an active volunteer with the Men’s Shelter of Charlotte and former board member of the Urban Ministry Center, where he continues to support the community’s work to address homelessness and access to affordable housing. He is also an active participant in The Champions, the Men’s Affiliate of the Women’s Inter-cultural Exchange, focusing on building trust across race and culture.