Dr. Richard Klimoski
Dr. Klimoski is the Dean of the George Mason University School of Management. Dr. Klimoski holds a dual appointment as both Professor of Psychology and Professor of Management. He serves on the board of the Century Club, and of the Stevie Awards, a program for emerging entrepreneurs. He is also active with a wide range of regional organizations, including the Washington Board of Trade, the Northern Virginia Technology Council, the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce, and the Potomac Officers Club. Prior to coming to George Mason, he was on the faculty of Ohio State University for twenty five years, where he is a Professor Emeritus. Dr. Klimoski received his PhD in Psychology and Management from Purdue University in 1970. He is an avid collector of antique clocks and other aesthetic artifacts.
Steven J. Martin
Mr. Martin is Founder and CEO of The Gwent Group, a diversified business consulting firm headquartered in Bloomington, IN. He is past Executive Vice President of the Certified Auctioneers Institute, a professor, author and acknowledged national expert in auctioneering.
Until recently Mr. Ogden was the head of Gannett Broadcasting. Prior to that Mr. Ogden was senior vice president of Gannett Broadcasting and president and general manager of K*USA-TV in Denver, where he began his Gannett career in 1967. He has worked at WLKY-TV in Louisville, KY, when it was owned by Gannett, and at a non-Gannett station in Denver. Mr. Ogden spent two years with NBC as president and managing director of NBC Europe.
Mr. Warlick, a political entrepreneur, owns and operates several political memorabilia companies. Among them are Great American Heritage and Political Americana in Washington, DC and a national presidential poll. One of his companies, the American Presidential Museum in Branson, Missouri, maintains two popular exhibits now on display at Rockefeller Center.
Mr. Kent has been intricately involved in the world of collecting all his life. For more than forty years, he has advised and consulted with individual collectors internationally, museums nationally, and represented clients in all the major auction houses of the United States. He has also been the host of the award winning nationally syndicated radio show, Antique Talk, is regularly published in fine art journals and is currently the host of the of the popular television show Flea Market Mania, as seen on the American Life Television Network.
Mr. Maggio has more than 24 years experience in evaluating, structuring, negotiating and executing mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures and alliances, private financings (equity and debt), and strategic advisory services. He has specialized in advising private company’s and shareholders from the equity funding stage through the ultimate exit strategy development and execution. Mr. Maggio has a broad range of industry experience and has advised both public and private companies on transactions and strategies in the US, Europe and Asia. He has advised companies in the technology industries including semiconductor equipment, telecommunications, software and display technologies, as well as business services, retail, energy, and industrial equipment. Mr. Maggio was formerly the CEO of an Internet software development company and has held senior positions in regional investment banking organizations. He was with Pricewaterhouse / PricewaterhouseCoopers for almost 15 years. Mr. Maggio has an B.S. Degree in Accounting from Louisiana State University and is a CPA.