Meet The Team

Paul Riss



Paul Riss, our Chairman, has more than 30 years of experience buying, building, and selling businesses as the CEO of a publicly-traded company and as a CPA with Ernst & Young.


He is a board member of an equity-based funding portal and a member of FINRA. As the CEO of a Nasdaq-listed technology company, he was selected as a finalist in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award program for the Connecticut / Hudson Valley region. He graduated Magna Cum Laude with distinction from Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota, and earned an MBA with distinction from the Stern School of Business at New York University. He won the James P. Kelly Award for distinguished public service by a member of the Westchester chapter of the New York State Society of Public Accountants. Mr. Riss, an accomplished musician, wrote and directed ten musical parodies to raise money for college scholarships.