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A variety of professional advisers and consultants are already involved with Reclamation Nation's founder & CEO, Kevin Riley, in the planning and initial logistics of start-up operations, including Greg Smith, SVP of Business Development, Andrew Abbate, Chief Infrastructure Architect, David Bass, Chief Construction Officer, and Andrew Sinclair, Vice President of Risk Management and Product Safety.

Executive Director and CEO, Kevin Riley, a Fulbright Scholar and Oakland, CA resident, is currently involved with David Bass in creating a 12-part TV series to introduce Reclamation Nation to a national audience.  Kevin has written and optioned multiple TV show concepts, co-produced pilot reels and provided on-screen talent for The National Geographic Channel, The Discovery Channel Planet Green Network, and multiple San Francisco Bay Area production companies.

Kevin's time-tested business model of networking various micro-manufacturing "partners" to accomplish large fabrication projects is the genesis of Reclamation Nation's "virtual factory" model.  Kevin's works are in many San Francisco Bay area collections, and his fabrication clients include the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the M. H. de Young Museum, the California College of Arts and Crafts, Forbes Inc., and the Indianapolis Museum of Art.

Email:     Kevin@ReclamationNation.org

LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/kevinriley1

Chief Infrastructure Architect, Andrew Abbate, a best-selling author of several books on various Microsoft operational practices and security technologies, is a noted expert in computing infrastructure design and implementation, networking, security, messaging, PKI, operational practices, and project management. Andrew's extensive experience is key to Reclamation Nation's "big picture" perspective on IT application and business integration.  Andrew possesses an MCSE/MCSA  as well as holding certifications from numerous firewall, hardware, and software vendors.  Andrew's consultancy with organizations ranging from the Fortune 50 to government agencies affords him a comprehensive and uniquely practical perspective on contemporary IT best practices.

Email:       AndrewA@ReclamationNation.org

LinkedIn:   http://www.linkedin.com/pub/andrew-abbate/1/650/a20

Chief Construction Officer, David Bass, a pioneer in green building strategies and techniques in the San Francisco Bay area for over 20 years, has a proven track record of spearheading multi-million dollar green building projects, often breaking new ground and creating proprietary green technologies and methods of work in the process.  David's professional ties to local and national green building communities are opening new markets for Reclamation Nation's construction, product development, and branding efforts, especially in the early adoption of Reclamation Nation as lead building consultant for green gated-community development.

Email:      David@ReclamationNation.org

LinkedIn:  http://www.linkedin.com/pub/david-bass/19/854/20

Vice President of Risk Management and Product Safety, Andrew Sinclair, a risk management specialist with over 15 years experience in the public and private sectors, is responsible for assessing and advising the company on the short and long term ramifications of Reclamation Nation's and its affiliates' commitments to recycling, reclamation, and other green initiatives and projects.  Andrew focuses on helping to ensure appropriate nontoxic materials are put into products and not landfills while easing the budget pressures that come along with new regulations, resource consumption, and proper disposal of unused nontoxic and toxic materials.  Andrew is a member of the UC San Francisco Risk Management and Insurances Services team.  He previously worked as Risk Management Officer for the Oakland Public Housing Authority and as Loss Control Manager for Enterprise Rent-A-Car.

Email:        AndrewS@ReclamationNation.org

LinkedIn:    http://www.linkedin.com/pub/andrew-sinclair/6/2b4/977

Senior Vice President of Business Development, Greg Smith, is a business development specialist, an expert database marketer, and an experienced fundraiser.  As a former software engineer,  Apple business development manager, and general manager at Sony Electronic Publishing, Greg's knack for unique business development deals has been chronicled in business and trade publications such as the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and Publisher's Weekly.  Greg's ties to Silicon Valley span over 20 years of constant contact with engineering, IT, and marketing and sales people at every major company and many leading-edge start-ups.

Email:     Greg@ReclamationNation.org

LinkedIn:  http://www.linkedin.com/in/ggpsmith