Leadership Team

Michael Bannon

CEO/Chairman of the Board

  • Has over twenty-five years of entrepreneurship and business leadership experience.
  • Has lead organizations in the environmental, manufacturing, and construction industries.
  • Has built profitable multi-million dollar sales driven organizations in both the service and the manufacturing sectors.
  • Is an FAA Certified Remote Pilot.
  • Received a BA from the University of Connecticut, a MBA and a MA Industrial/Organizational Psychology from University of New Haven.
  • Earned certificates in Strategic Finance for Smaller Businesses and Mergers and Acquisitions: Strategy, Execution, and Post-Merger Management from the Harvard Business School.
  • In 2011, Mike graduated from Harvard’s prestigious Owner President Management Program becoming a Harvard Business School graduate/alumnus.

Dr. Rodrigo Kuntz Rangel, CTO

CTO/Board Member

  • Founded BRVANT, a Brazilian-based UAV company in 2009, currently serves as their CEO.
  • Served as Product Development Engineer at EMBRAER developing electronic and software systems for military and civil aircraft.
  • Holds a BS degree in Computer Engineering. a MS and PhD in Computer and Electrical Engineering.

Matthew Wiles

COO/Board Member

  • Has extensive management experience in logistics and aerospace manufacturing.
  • Achieved a Business Degree from Warner Pacific College, Portland OR.
  • Played basketball for Concordia University as a scholarship athlete, Portland OR..

Dr. Len Harac

Advisory Board Member

  • As President of Harac Consulting, Len Harac has been providing strategic and tactical business consulting since 1985.  Harac Consulting’s motto, “We build bottom lines” defines their mission.  Dr. Harac works principally with senior management in small to mid-size companies, ideally identifying and developing profit centers.  His focus is on finding the proverbial “path through the trees” with respect to one thing – profitability.  This entails a comprehensive business and personnel review and subsequent recommendations for improving efficiency and focus.  Dr. Harac helps implement his recommendations by authoring a strategic and tactical plan and providing interim management to achieve the plan’s goals.  The plan centers on key areas which typically require improvement, structure and management as well as identifying Angels or Strategic Partners who can help his clients achieve their business goals.
  • Dr. Harac has a wide range of experience over an array of industries.  His extensive network of powerful strategic alliances; inclusive of Angel Investors, Law Firms, Banks, C level industry professionals and Financial Planners make him a valuable asset to growing companies. As a long-standing member of the Angel Investment community, Dr. Harac has created a multitude of lucrative relationships between growing companies and Angels, Private Equity firms, Family offices, Strategic Partners and Acquirers. Dr. Harac is an advisor to Private investors, Angel investment groups and Small business executives. In many cases, he has reversed the path of companies seemingly headed for insolvency.
  • Dr. Harac has  BA Chemistry from Montclair State University and acquired his PhD. in Business Administration from Warren National University.