Alternate Health Board of Directors

Alternate Health investor relations report on all aspects of the company's key businesses and strategies, and is responsible for managing and communicating information to the public pertaining to the company's operations, managerial organization, and financial standing.

Our Board of Directors

Bryan Korba
 
 

Bryan has spent the last 17 years as the Managing Partner of JDIFU Capital, a consulting and private equity investment company he co-founded with his late father and mentor, Robert Korba. The company manages the assets and private equity investments of the Korba Family Investment Office. JDFIU Capital has completed over $100 million in investments in varied industries including healthcare, real estate, software, franchising, hospitality, furniture and financial services. Additionally, Bryan has consulted with many CEOs on mergers and acquisitions, strategic planning, corporate development and company culture and governance. Bryan currently serves on the board of Empower Heroes, a charity he co-founded that services veterans and their families as they re-enter civilian life. Bryan previously served on the boards of 36 Power Equity, Luxe Home, Dallas Challenge and the UNT Venture Fund. Bryan earned a MBA in finance from Texas Christian University and a BBA in economics from the University of North Texas and continues to guest lecture on real estate and entrepreneurial ventures.


James E. Tykoliz
 
 

Building on his degrees in Finance & Economics from the University of Western Ontario, Mr. Tykoliz managed large accounts for pharmaceutical and packed goods companies for A.C. Nielsen Market Research before becoming an entrepreneur and building and managing dot.com operations. Mr. Tykoliz brings Alternate Health over 27 years of sales solutions and client oriented service experience in data driven, financial service environments.


Jamison Feramisco
 
 

Dr. Jamison Feramisco, MD, PhD, is trained in both Internal Medicine and Dermatology and completed his PhD research thesis in the laboratory of Nobel Laureates Drs. Mike Brown and Joe Goldstein at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He has an extensive history of success in founding, funding, and growing numerous healthcare service and technology companies. Dr. Feramisco is the founder and President of Apri Health (formerly Transfuse Solutions), a next-generation healthcare data analytics and change management company based in Dallas, Texas. He also serves as Chief Medical Officer of both Third Eye Health, a technology-enabled medical services company, and Advanced Healthcare Solutions nursing home chain. His former positions include founder and President of Golden Healthcare of Temecula, California, a medical service corporation specializing in home health care designed with the patient's need for personal care and safety in mind; Chief Medical Officer of Scanadu, a cutting edge wearable device company with headquarters at NASA’s Moffitt Field, CA.; co-founder and chief medical officer/chief operating officer of Dermlink, one of the first consumer focused tele-dermatology software companies. He has served on the board of multiple healthcare and technology companies and is an active mentor at many of the Bay Area healthcare incubators. Clinically, Dr. Feramisco focuses primarily on three areas of medicine: 1) Hospitalist Medicine - general medical care of hospitalized patients including patient care, teaching, research and leadership related to hospital medicine; 2) Dermatology, the medical care of the skin and its diseases; and 3) Wound Care, the medical care in the prevention of wound complications and the promotion of wound healing. Dr. Feramisco has a successful track record as an entrepreneur and is a respected Angel Investor and consultant for venture capital and private equity.


Adam Desmond
 
 

Adam Desmond began his career at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange in the financial quadrant. He then went on to Raymond James and Associates where he helped develop a high yield fixed income department. This experience gave him the groundwork to found ASG Securities in 1998. There, his vision was to focus exclusively on small/mid-cap banks and thrift markets. In 2004, ASG Securities transformed into FIG Partners LLC. As Founder and one of the Managing Principals, Adam and his team added a research division to expand the business from a sales and trading platform into a full service investment banking firm. This implementation resulted in full research on over 120 banks. Under his leadership, as co-head of Investment Banking, Adam assembled a team of principals at raised more than $2.5 billion in equity since 2007 and completed more than 95 whole bank transactions throughout the United States. Through the trading platform Fig was a market maker in over 800 community banks and thrifts. As Fig’s reputation grew, Adam directed the strategy to create both Fixed Income and Corporate Development departments to implement cross selling to Fig’s client base. With its headquarters in Atlanta, FIG Partners expanded from one office and a hand full of employees, to offices in Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Dallas, New Jersey and Charlotte, employing over 60 people. Adam's expertise in the banking sector has brought him into contact with top executives from over 250 banks and thrifts, as well as building close relationships with the foremost institutional equity managers. He also served as a board member for Goldwater Bank in Scottsdale Arizona. Adam recently created Needle Rock Capital to leverage his past expertise in the financial industry and his relationships. In addition, he founded Needle Rock Farms, to explore alternative health solutions. Adam prides himself on being a member of the Elks Club. He enjoys supporting and servicing many charitable organizations. For example, Adam sponsored charitable organizations in India and Laos. Through St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Aspen, he helped fund the building of a school in the Philippines. Adam graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Madison with a Bachelor of Arts in International Economics and Political Science.


James Griffiths
 
 

Mr. Jim Griffiths is a current member of the Board of Trustees of the Center for Addiction and Mental Health ("CAMH") in Toronto, Jim has a Masters in Business Administration, is a chartered accountant, and has over 30 years of experience in the real estate development/financing industries. He was the Vice President Finance of Genstar Property Corporation and the President of First City Development Corp. He was also President and director of RealFund, Canada's first public Real Estate Investment Trust and Krystal Bond Inc.

During his career, he has had responsibility for real estate asset acquisitions and sales of over $2 billion. In addition he is very experienced in financing real estate and has negotiated and placed real estate loans in an amount exceeding $2.5 billion. Jim was a past director of Pinetree Capital Inc., the Canadian Institute of Public Real Estate Companies and was the Founding Chairman of the Association of Foreign Investors in U.S. Real Estate. He is currently a director of Allied Properties Real Estate Investment Trust, Enssolutions Group Inc., and Champion Partners and is President of KLC Capital Investment Corporation, which provides financial advisory services.


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