Our Team


Michael D. Farkas
Co-Founder/Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Farkas is the founder and manager of The Farkas Group, a privately held investment firm. Mr. Farkas also currently holds the position of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Atlas Group, where its subsidiary, Atlas Capital Services, a broker-dealer, has successfully raised more than $200 million for a number of public clients until it withdrew its FINRA registration in 2007. Over the last 20 years, Mr. Farkas has established a successful track record as a principal investor across a variety of industries, including telecommunications, technology, aerospace and defense, and automotive retail.


 

Andy Kinard
President

Mr. Kinard graduated from the Auburn University in 1987.  His first employer was Florida Power & Light where he worked for 15 years. In his early years, his focus was on engineering. During his tenure, he performed energy analysis for large commercial accounts, and ultimately became a Certified Energy Manager.  Simultaneously, Mr. Kinard got involved with FPL’s EV program. FPL had their own fleet of EV’s that they used to promote the technology.

He spent several years marketing renewable energy in Florida and was a Guest Speaker at the World Energy Congress.  He also served on the Board of Directors of the South Florida Manufacturing Association for 4 years.

For the last year, Mr. Kinard has been selling EVs in Florida.  He has City, County, and State contacts throughout Florida, and has attended every car show, and green fair in the State.  Mr. Kinard is also a 25 gallon blood donor.


 

Richard Adeline
CFO 

Since 1984, Mr. Adeline has been in practice as a CPA in Florida specializing in financial planning, tax preparation and business consulting for both public and non-public companies. Richard is well versed in the reporting  requirements for public companies. 

Prior to forming his own practice, Mr. Adeline served as an Audit Manager at Arthur Andersen and Coopers & Lybrand (PriceWaterhouseCoopers), as well as the CFO of Insurance Exchange of the Americas, Inc. He is a licensed CPA in the states of Florida and New York and is a registered Financial Advisor that holds both Life and Health Insurance licenses, as well as various FINRA certifications (Series 7, 63 and 65). Mr. Adeline is a graduate of the City University of New York (Hunter College) in 1965 with a BS in Accounting.


 

Michael I. Bernstein
General Counsel

Mr. Bernstein is a graduate of New York University and Brooklyn Law School.  Since 1996, he has been practicing law and is currently admitted in the state and federal courts of Florida, New York and New Jersey. Mr. Bernstein maintains his law practice in Miami Beach, Florida in the areas of corporate and business transactions, real estate and commercial litigation.  Through his law firm, Mr. Bernstein serves as independent corporate counsel for several Florida based companies who transact business nationwide.  In 2008, Mr. Bernstein was appointed and has served as a member of the Community Development Advisory Board (CDAC) of the City of Miami Beach.


 

Eric Greenberg
Co-Founder & Member of our Advisory Board

For the last four years, Mr. Greenberg, a resident of Israel, has invested in and / or plays a senior management role in a number of startup companies. His areas of investments include electronic commerce, insurance, real estate and finance. Prior to that, Eric played a key role for the better part of seventeen years in portfolio management and trading at a billion dollar hedge fund.  He holds an MBA in finance from Baruch College. 

 

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