Meet the Team
F Emmett Snell
Managing Trustee, Jabez Trust
Native Texan, Lifelong Business Entrepreneur dealing with Real Estate, Owned and Managed Large Apartment complexes, Motels, Property Development and construction.
CEO and President of publicly traded Oil & Gas Co, Natural Resources, mining and Coal.
Finance, M&A, Investing in many endeavors, ranging in the hundreds of Millions to Billion Dollar Corporate proposals.
Committed to helping others whenever possible serving with several Non-Profit organizations.
LinkedIn profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/f-emmett-snell-86951415/
Robert M Laing
Managing Director and Chief Visionary Officer
Since 1991 Robert has hired, trained and managed turnaround teams stabilizing over $1 billion in multifamily assets across the country. From the start, he has had an instinctive ability to return profitability and stabilize under-performing assets. He has knowledge of property analysis, financial modeling, property valuation, market studies, capital raising, due diligence, as well as asset and property management. Involved in developing projects from the ground up including idea generation, research, and development, as well as the implementation of projects. He has had the opportunity to partner with large private owners and REITS around the country working on a variety of commercial property types including garden style apartments, luxury high rises, senior living properties, assisted living, affordable housing, office, and retail. Robert was honored to be part of Home Properties per-capitalization team stabilizing half their assets. Robert is a detailed and decisive leader offering rich career experience in the field of commercial real estate.
LinkedIn profile https://www.linkedin.com/in/
Jerry D. Jackson
40+ years of Oil & Gas industry experience.
Leadership, Drilling, Completions, & Production Operations.
Former CEO & President of two drilling companies and one
Worked for Quicksilver Resources, Devon Energy, Rice
Energy, The Reach Group/Hunt Oil, Energen Resources, Strata
Exploration Trust, & several smaller independents.
LinkedIn profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jerry-jackson-2443543/
Senior Executive from the Financial Services and Energy industries with a track record of accelerating growth and restoring or attaining profitability quickly. Have built and led businesses ranging from strategic start-ups (GE Capital – India) to major corporate turn a rounds (AIG Global Consumer Finance Group). Develop collaborative organizations that focus on operational improvement and accountability.
Specialties: Leadership, corporate development, M&A, IT, Operations, integrations, and turnarounds that restore profitability and divestitures.
Current initiatives: (1) energy investments primarily in Texas and Mexico focused on creating a micro, modular oil refinery company, (2) exploring solar projects for Mexico, and (3) help entrepreneurs with their funding needs.
LinkedIn profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rickpfeiffer42/
Banking, Finance & Acquisitions
Benchmark International provides business owners in the small to mid-cap markets with our award-winning “Fingerprint Solution” for growing and/or exiting their businesses. By operating in a global market, and utilizing our 13 offices world-wide, Benchmark International has created a unique solution to realizing and maximizing the true value of your business. To date, Benchmark International has successfully closed deals in excess of $5B across 30 industries worldwide. Our global success in achieving your objectives stems from the vast M&A experience of Benchmark International, and our ability to identify, create and execute a cohesive strategy that ensures the continued growth of your businesses, while capitalizing on world-wide M&A opportunities.
Former Executive of a Family office based in Dallas Texas. Directly responsible for the management of 80+ privately held organizations and in the last 3 years has been responsible for over 40% annual growth.
Prolific in deal structure, strategic negotiations and all aspects of operational management.
Prior to my 10+ years in Mergers and Acquisitions where I was collaboratively involved in taking two companies public as well as over 100 transactions in the $30-$300 Million Mid-Market space, I was Co-Founder of a staging and events company which sold for a 10X multiple in 2006. I currently serve on the board of directors of seven companies, two nonprofit organizations, and one other private fund.
LinkedIn profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/anthony-evans-014795155/
Over 25 years in the IT Industry including
Member of one of the premier problem-solving teams in the nation. With strong analytical skills to identify problems before they happen and proactive in providing solutions to avoid disasters. Can adapt to any environment and skilled in communication to create a cohesive, vibrant and motivated team environment. Completed following certifications within the last five years – PMP, Scrum Fundamentals, Project+, Network+, Security+.
Willing to relocate.
• ANALYTICAL: Rapidly identified a problem in an Oracle database within a complex processing environment increasing speed by 30%
• PROACTIVE: Identified a risk in the database and provided a solution which saved the company hundreds of thousands of dollars in downtime
One of the first people to take the initiative to develop a database dictionary and publish it on the Internet for the convenience of others
• NEGOTIATOR: Saved the company over $20,000 by negotiating with vendors for the best price on resources to complete the project below cost and ahead of schedule
LinkedIn profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/richardbillingsley/
35 years in IT
OO Software Systems
A detail-oriented developer with extensive experience in platform development/enhancements, migrations, SAP-ABAP platforms, multi FICO application creation, platform conversions, big data entry, installation and implementations. Additional capabilities include project management, program design, coding, testing and implementation. He demonstrates strong analytical innovative skills allowing maximum optimization of programs and applications within the organization. A results-driven and dedicated, top performer who enables a company to exceed goals.
LinkedIn profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bcampbel/