Frederick W. Schoenhut
Founder & Principal HonorVerus Research LLC.
Schoenhut is Principal of HonorVerus Research, a
commodity trading advisor. He is the current Chairman of
the Commodity Floor Brokers and Traders Association and
has been past Chairman of the Board of Governors of ICE
Futures US, formerly known as the former New York Board
of Trade (NYBOT), the world’s leading exchange for soft
In September 1980, Mr. Schoenhut formed Copia Trading
Co., Ltd., a coffee futures execution firm on the
Coffee, Sugar & Cocoa Exchange (CSCE) trading floor. He
expanded that business into cocoa in 1982. He has served
as Coffee Floor Committee Chairman, Operations and
Technology Committee Chairman, as well as in various
other committee leadership posts. Mr. Schoenhut chaired
the NYBOT Relocation Committee, which was responsible
for finding the exchange a new home since its
destruction in the 9/11 terrorist attacks. In 2006, Mr.
Schoenhut was extensively involved with the successful
merger and integration NYBOT experienced with the
Among his interests, Mr. Schoenhut is a former director
of the Intercontinental Exchange Board of Directors,
Board Chairman of the United States Indian Trade
Federation; former Chairman of the United States Indian
American Chamber of Commerce Corporate Advisory Board,
he is Chairman of the Business Council for the
Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa Research Association of
America. He has served as the Treasurer of the Manhattan
Chamber of Commerce. He also devotes volunteer time to a
local youth ice hockey association as President of the
Gulls Amateur Hockey Association.
Mr. Schoenhut was born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1956,
and currently resides in Oyster Bay, Long Island. He
attended Baldwin High School and later graduated from
Clarkson University in 1978 with a BS in Electrical
Engineering. He and his wife Laurie have been married
since 1985 and have four children.
President & CEO, USINF;
Managing Partner, KV Kumar & Associates, LLC
KV Kumar is the recipient of 2015 Ellis Island Medal of Honor. He has served all Presidents from President Ronald
Reagan. He was honored by the Brain Injury Association (USA) for ‘Unheralded Advocacy”, which lead to the
Enactment of “1996 Traumatic Brain Injury Act” of U.S. Congress. KV Kumar is an ardent supporter of Small
Businesses and Entrepreneurs; KV Kumar is Featured in “Notable Asian Americans”.
Alliance Building; Business Turnaround; Crisis Management; Diversity; Liaison & Government Relations; NGO’s &
Non-Profit Organizations; Strategic Planning.
Education: Master’s Degree in Organization Development & Planning; Bachelor’s Degree in Economics; Diploma
in Industrial & Production Engineering.
Director & Secretary, USINF;
President, Falcao Investment Group
Mr. Falcao is an accomplished executive with over twenty
years of experience in the telecom industry. Glenn is a
prior venture partner with Bessemer Venture Partners,
bringing top-tier private equity experience to the
Venturepreneur team. As a Venture Partner of
Venturepreneur Partners, Glenn focuses on creating and
identifying investments in the communications sector.
He was most recently the
Executive Vice President at Corvis Corporation, where he
was a member of the executive team that took the company
public raising over one billion dollars and achieving a
market capitalization of over thirty billion dollars.
Corvis’ IPO was one of the most successful in the telecom
sector in 2000.
Prior to joining Corvis,
Glenn had an accomplishment-rich career with Nortel
Networks, where he held a number of executive positions.
One initiative hed led was the launch and development of
Nortel’s optical business. As President of the company’s
Internet and Service Provider business, he was a key
executive in positioning the company in the Internet
Protocol sector with the specific focus of achieving
leadership in high-speed access.
In 1997, Glenn engineered
Nortel’s acquisition of Aptis Communications and played a
key role in its acquisition of Bay Networks. He currently
serves on a number of boards. Glenn received a bachelors
degree in Electrical Engineering from McGill University,
in Montreal. Mr. Falcao also served as member of executive
board of US Indian American Chamber of Commerce (USIACC).
Satish P. Shah
Director and Treasurer, USINF;
Shah Associates, CPA
Mr. Shah has over
twenty years of experience in accounting standards, income
tax laws, IRS audits, and overall accounting and financial
management. He manages three offices in Washington DC
metropolitan area, providing accounting services,
financial planning and business planning to physicians,
dentists, IT professionals and hospitality industry. In
addition, his office provides services to small businesses
from setup, incorporation to compiling write-ups, reviews,
payroll management and accounting.
Mr. Shah has
Master’s Degree in Accounting and is a licensed Chartered
Public Accountant (India) and a CPA in Maryland.
He serves on the
boards of many business and community organizations:
National Treasurer: United States Indian American Chamber
of Commerce; Honorary Accountant: Rotary Foundation of
Charlotte Hall, MD; Honorary Auditor: Jain society of
Metropolitan Washington, DC; Honorary Controller: Gujarati
Samaj of Washington DC; National Treasurer, U.S. India