Michael Warshaw: President
Michael Warshaw was born and raised in Pound Ridge, New York where he met Eric and developed a lifelong friendship. During high school, Michael began his career in finance while interning at Merrill Lynch. In 2001 Michael became the youngest independent financial advisor in the history of UBS|PaineWebber. He received both Series 7 and Series 66 licenses, qualifying him as a securities agent and investment advisor representative. Michael started a career in lending and began working at Conseco Finance. Michael developed a passion for the credit markets and founded Warshaw Capital, LLC in 2004. By 2006, Warshaw Capital evolved into a successful corporation with five offices and more than one hundred employees and contractors. In 2008, Michael founded the Lykon Group, LLC, which specializes in raising private capital to fund bridge finance transactions on commercial real estate.
Kenneth Jones: Vice President
Kenneth Jones is Eric Jones’s father. He is a retired marketing executive with over 30 years experience in consumer package goods marketing. Raised in Lexington, Massachusetts, Ken attended Northeastern University where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology in 1970. In 1972, he was awarded a Masters Degree in Food Science & Technology from MIT, and in 1974 he received an MBA degree in Marketing from Cornell University.
Ken began his career in consumer marketing in Westchester County, New York in 1974 at the General Foods Corporation, moving to Lever Brothers in 1978 and to the L&F Division of Sterling Drug in 1980. In 1984, he moved to American Home Products, and returned to L&F in 1987. L&F was acquired by Eastman Kodak, and later by Reckett & Coleman, which ultimately became Reckitt Benckiser. Ken assumed positions of increasing responsibility in marketing of well-known household and food products including Category Director, and Vice President of Sales & Marketing for the Warehouse Club class of trade. After retiring in 2004, he moved from Pound Ridge, New York to Mashpee, Massachusetts where he now resides with his wife, Cyndy.
Cynthia Jones: Treasurer
Cyndy Jones enjoyed a career of teaching for thirty-three years. She began her career teaching in Lynnfield, Massachusetts. After receiving her Masters Degree in Reading Education from the College of New Rochelle, she became a Reading Specialist in the Katonah-Lewisboro School District in Northern Westchester, New York. Her love for teaching directed her into researching reading assessment. With this expertise, Cyndy has presented workshops and seminars on the national, state and local levels.
She is also the co-author of Developing Standards from a Performance Task, THE HANDBOOK OF LITERACY ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION, Christopher-Gordon Publishers.
Paul Mangieri: Secretary
Paul Mangieri Jr. is a fellow Pound Ridge native and a childhood friend of Eric’s. He graduated in 2003 from Marist College with a Bachelor of Science in Communications. After graduation Paul spent time working in finance, sales, and then dedicated 3 years to help his family revamp their NY based swimming pool business. He is currently employed as a personal assistant in the field of sports entertainment.
Paul resides in Stamford, CT and is an active member in the community. It is there that volunteerism became a significant part of Paul’s life. Paul is a proud member of both the Patriot Guard Riders and the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary. He has organized several Toys for Tots collection drives, bringing in record numbers of gifts for children in need during the holiday season. In 2009, Paul was awarded Stamford Established Male Volunteer of the year for his work with Always Reaching for Independence; a non-profit organization that serves adults with mental and physical disabilities.
David Nunheimer, Esq.: Director
David’s practice focuses on the legal aspects of trust, estate, small business and retirement planning, and asset protection. He believes in the team approach to planning and works extensively with other financial professionals. David spends a considerable amount of time with clients to learn about them, their families, business interests and concerns. He then educates them about their planning options to achieve the best possible plan. Yearly reviews with the clients assure that the plan continues to fit the clients objectives.
Mr. Nunheimer is admitted to practice in Arizona and Massachusetts. He is a member of the National Network of Estate planning Attorneys; Wealth Counsel, LLC, the Maricopa County Bar Association and its Estate Planning and Probate section, and frequently lectures to groups about estate and small business planning.
Michael Procek: Director
Michael Procek was born and raised in Connecticut. A graduate of The Loomis School, he went on to receive a BS Mathematics degree from The College of the Holy Cross in Worcester MA and an MBA from Golden Gate University in San Francisco CA. While serving in the US Air Force, Mike completed the Air Force Institute of Technology Education with Industry Program and the Air Command and Staff College, and retired as a Lt Colonel after a successful 22 year flying career. He then transitioned to an equally challenging career as a Subcontract Manager and then Contract Manager for a major defense contractor before retiring to Cape Cod.
Mike is no stranger to non-profit and charitable volunteer work. He was President of the Nashua NH chapter of the National Exchange Club of America, a national service organization with primary focus on youth programs, and served on the Board of Directors for the first NH Child and Family Services Child Abuse Prevention Center during its initial funding, start-up and operation. Mike has supported HIT since its inception, working on the annual blood drives and the Fall Galas. In his spare time he “works” part time for TowBoat US Falmouth and was recognized in 2010 by the US Coast Guard for his rescue of an adrift swimmer in Nantucket Sound.