CCGI has a diverse group of professionals with experience in all aspects of the business and industry, including experts in everything from corporate formation to tax strategy to technology to marketing to strategic alliances, joint ventures and exit strategies. Our Advisory Board consists of professionals and industry leaders with decades of experience in Lobbying, Law, Property, Accounting, Business, Design, Construction, Law Enforcement and Cultivation. See our team’s credentials below:
Our Advisors have over 40 years combined experience in the Medical, Law, Law Enforcement, and Political Industries.
James R. Doty, M.D.
James R. Doty, M.D. is a neurosurgeon, entrepreneur and philanthropist presently a Professor of Neurosurgery at Stanford University. Formally he was CEO of Accuray (NASDAQ:ARAY) which went public in 2007 for a valuation of $1.3B. He is a consultant to a number of venture capital firms and to the Fogarty Institute of Innovation, founded by Tom Fogarty, M.D., one of the most prolific and successful medical innovators and inventors. Dr. Doty is also an Operating Partner for Capricorn Healthcare and the Special Opportunities Fund (a Jeffrey Skoll Fund), as well as an Advisor to the Springboard Fund and to the Advanced Innovation Center in Chile.
As a philanthropist, Dr. Doty supports a number of charitable organizations supporting peace initiatives and providing healthcare through. He also supports a variety of research initiatives and has provided scholarships and endowed chairs at multiple universities, including Stanford University and the Tulane University School of Medicine, his Alma Mater.
Dr. Doty serves on the Board of a number of non-profit organizations, including the Dalai Lama Foundation where he is Chairman, and on the Board of Governors of the Tulane School of Medicine. He also serves on the Senior Advisory Board of the Council for a Parliament of the World’s Religions and the Advisory Board of the Greater Good Science Center. He is a Trustee of the Charter for Compassion, founded by Karen Armstrong, a religious historian and winner of the 2008 TED prize.
Meet the team that handles operations from day to day. Each team member is versed in there own particular specialty.
Mr. Young has over 20 years‘ experience in the seminar and conference/training industry. He has performed every function of that industry from detailed logistics to market research, topic selection to presentation, from writing marketing/presentation materials to managing P&L. He has been a presenter at major conferences, and authored various industry articles. He was managing director of seminar/conference companies in Australia, Mexico, and the US, servicing events around the world. As past President of Infotec, a high technology training company specializing in software administration and engineering training, the company received awards from Novel, Lotus, Microsoft and others with each of their version of the best training provider. During Mr. Young’s tenure, that company grew from a handful of offices to over 30 with four different profit centers, mostly through M&A. Lawrence Young was named the 2007 Entrepreneur in Residence from The Lyles Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Cal State, Fresno, and in 2010 was named a Distinguished Alumnus for their centennial celebration. Mr. Young’s experience in seminar and conference management, as well as next stage growth companies and M&A, and marketing provides a unique blend of skills and experience which is a perfect fit for CCGI.
MBA, LEED AP is responsible for the business development of Danto Builders. She has over 25 years of experience in developing and operating businesses. Debbie graduated from Ohio State University with her bachelor of science in business administration and MBA from Cleveland State University. Her career started with Pizza Hut and Arby’s, which then led into working in the manufacturing, construction and engineering-related industries. The last eight years of her career has been spent developing energy-efficient, cost-effective solutions for buildings, which includes design, value engineering, product sourcing, project management, tax incentives and financing. She has helped clients generate millions of dollars in savings, which have dramatically reduced payback periods. Debbie has been with Danto Builders since 2003.