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Business Experiences

Jack has leveraged his networking and client development skills to build a substantial, highly diversified career. Jack currently manages the Eagle Rock Diversified Fund, a successful fund-of-hedge funds, that he launched in 2001. Previously Jack started and/or headed companies in: multi-media consumer and business to business publishing (Harpers, Country Music Magazine and Wireless For the Corporate User); venture capital and industrial equipment manufacturing sectors. He partnered to develop commercial real estate properties in Florida. Early in his career Jack worked in the UK for a British technology company as head of one of their divisions and consulted with the heads of Fortune 500 type organizations while with McKinsey & Company, the leading international management consulting firm.

Jack has developed profitable business operations in various parts of the world including Europe, Asia and Latin America.

Personal Highlights

Jack's giving back started while a graduate student at MIT when he served as a Big Brother. Over the years Jack has served and continues to serve on the boards of various non-profit organizations including Medical Missions for Children, the Garden State Woman Education Foundation and the Park Avenue Club that is owned by 11 charities.

For over 20 years Jack has taught at the MBA level at Rutgers, Montclair State and Fairleigh Dickinson Universities.

Jack has a BSME degree from Yale University and a MS degree in Industrial Management from MIT. Jack is the co-founder of the Northern New Jersey MIT Sloan Business School Networking Group and is extending this networking concept globally.

Jack and his wife Judy live on Walnut Farm which they developed into one of New Jersey's top thoroughbred race horse breeding and training programs. Their son Jonathan graduated from Georgetown University and is pursuing a career in corporate turn-around management.

Jack served in the U.S. Army.

Business Experiences

Andy has many attributes and assets as a high level CEO in financial services. Andy has fashioned his talent and focus on developing and training a powerful, productive sales team through a variety of Networking skills.

As a Certified Financial Planner and President of Selective Benefits Group, Andy currently provides retirement planning advisory services with over $78M under his management.

His licenses include life, health and FINRA Series 6, 7, 24, and 63. Andy has published numerous articles in trade publications.

Andrew is an alumnus of the Presidents' Program in Leadership at the Harvard Business School. He received his CFP from the College of Financial Planning and completed his bachelor's degree at Hofstra University earning a B.S. in Finance and Economics.

Personal Highlights

Andy currently sits on the Advisory Board of the Farleigh Dickinson University Rothman Institute of Entrepreneurship.

His awards of recognition include the National Management Quality Award as well as numerous sales awards from various insurance companies. Andrew is a Lifetime member of the Million Dollar Round Table.

Andy is a founding member of Project Acorn of Morris County in New Jersey. Now known as Preschool Advantage, the nonprofit offers pre-school scholarships for needy youngsters. Additionally, Andy is an active member and past Chapter Chairman of New Jersey Young Presidents' Organization, a business network with over 19,000 members. Recognized by the international recognition of YPO Legacy for community leadership.