John Lowy, OCG’s founder and principal, has more than 40 years' experience in raising capital for SMEs, including having been CEO of two companies which successfully raised capital and achieved a NASDAQ listing. He has written several published articles regarding developments in securities laws, has given lectures about going public, and has been a frequent guest on radio shows regarding raising capital and going public. John is a recognized expert, and has consulted to companies worldwide which are looking to raise capital and/or become publicly traded. He is a graduate of Tufts University and the University of Pennsylvania Law School, and is licensed to practice law in New York and New Jersey.
His law firm’s website is www.johnlowylaw.com.
In addition to being an attorney, John is also a licensed New York State real estate broker, and a Series 79 FINRA-registered investment banker. In his more than 40 years of business experience, he has completed more than 200 transactions - capital raises, listings, reverse mergers, real estate sales and other transactions as a consultant, attorney and principal. These transactions have created market value in excess of $4 billion.
Because of John’s background and ability, he is able to prepare legal documents on behalf of OCG's clients, which gives them the added confidence that they will have a guiding hand to give them insightful and creative advice, throughout the process of completing their desired transaction.
Gary Yankelowitz, is the founder of Vicstel Ventures, a New York based consulting firm that assists public companies worldwide looking to access capital. Vicstel also has expertise advising companies that want to go public via reverse merger or IPO.
Prior to founding Vicstel Ventures, Gary was the Director of Business Development at Olympic Capital Group, Inc. for seven years. He started his career in the private banking division with Investec in New York.
Gary is a graduate of the University of Cape Town in South Africa with a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Political Science and Economics, and a Bachelor of Social Science with majors in Commercial Law and Sociology. Gary has passed the Series 7 & 63 FINRA General Securities examinations
Michael Gordon, Special Advisor on Chinese Operations, is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of USAChina Investments Group (USCI), based in Los Angeles, and its global subsidiaries in BVI, Hong Kong and Shanghai. He is a gifted business leader and entrepreneur, and brings decades of experience in merchant banking, cross-border trade and investments, financial product development and investment management to his leadership of USCI. Michael’s long-held passion and interest in Sino-American trade opportunities led to the creation of USCI, a business that is designed to help Chinese investors and entrepreneurs accelerate their success in America. Michael started his career with GE Capital in America, and was recognized often for his exceptional performance during the 1980’s. Michael serves as a Global Corporate Sponsor and a former Advisory Board Member of the Zhou Enlai Peace Institute in Beijing, is active in the American-Chinese CEO Society and China-US Business Association. Michael lives in Los Angeles with his family, and is an author and frequent guest speaker on U.S.- China matters concerning trade, investment and American-Sino relations.
Barbara Fleischmann, Senior Research Specialist, has more than 25 years experience in the securities business as an investor, analyst and researcher. She has also been involved in real estate on both the sales and investment side. Her responsibilities include researching companies, individuals and institutions for capital raises. Barbara has a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the State University of New York.