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Mr. Banner has been an independent business consultant for almost 30 years. His areas of experience and expertise range from energy, transportation, consumer electronics, computer software, publishing, restaurants, retail, and manufacturing. He has worked with both public and private companies.
From 2000 to 2003, he was retained by an L.A. based angel/venture capital firm to assist in review and evaluation of their $170 million investment portfolio. This eclectic portfolio consisted of software development, a cosmetics firm, automotive emission reduction technology, aftermarket automotive components, entertainment, medical devices, publishing, to name just a few.
From 2000 to 2002, Mr. Banner served as the Chairman of the Board of a microwave component manufacturer, whose customer list included Boeing, Northrop Grumman, Space Systems Loral, FAA, and NASA. The company's product line consisted of both high reliability space certified and commercial terrestrial components.
From 1997 to 1998 he served as Senior Vice President of Investment Banking for a 150 broker NYC based securities firm.
From 1994 through 1998, Mr. Banner's work took him to India as a principal and representing various companies in the energy sector. He successfully put together a joint venture between a public Danish investment firm and a public Indian manufacturer to establish a third party operation and maintenance company for wind farms.
He was a founding member of the California based Independent Energy Producers Associate (IEP), the trade organization for independent power producers in California. He served on its Board of Directors from 1982 to 1986.
In 1978, he was retained by an Annapolis, Maryland based Research & Development company to develop and spearhead their solar energy division, as well as helping to identify commercially viable products for the company and craft a marketing strategy for the Company.
From 1972 to 1975, Mr. Banner was an in-house factory representative for Advent Corporation, a Cambridge, Massachusetts based manufacture of consumer electronics.
His international business experience has been in India, Vietnam, the UK, and Mexico. Mr. Banner brings to a project a depth of experience across a broad range of disciplines and industries. He is adept at putting together and managing teams of experts from the due diligence process through the implementation plan.