Advisory Council

Mr. MacFarlane is Chairman of Meridian Development Partners, a real estate development company, and has more than 25 years of experience in the financial services industry. He is President and a Founder of GPO Capital Corporation, a diversified alternative investment management company. Mr. MacFarlane was a founding member of Aquiline Capital Partners and Venturion Capital, both private equity investment firms specializing in the financial services industry. Previously, he served as a mergers and acquisitions specialist and a Senior Advisor with Smith Barney. Prior to Smith Barney, he was the Director of Financial Institutions and a Senior Advisor to the President of the United States for the Cabinet-level RTC Oversight Board, which set the strategy, policy, and regulatory framework for the $100+ billion savings & loan clean-up. Mr. MacFarlane was also a Senior Manager at both Andersen Consulting and Oliver, Wyman & Company - both financial services management consulting firms.  Mr. MacFarlane currently serves as Chairman of Financial Management Systems and on the Advisory Board at Aquiline Capital Partners. He earned his BA with Honors in Chemistry from Harvard College and his MBA from Harvard Business School.

Bruce MacFarlane 

Steven Bettinge 

Mr. Bettinger is the Founding General Partner of Logan Asset Backed Fund, L.P. Logan Asset Backed Fund is a Hard Money, Asset Backed Hedge Fund specializing in short term financing. He was the Co-Founder of Ascendia Brands, a global consumer products company with over $240m in annual revenue. He was the Co-Founder of Cenuco, a cellular technology development company which specialized in security and data application services listed on the American Stock Exchange. He was the Founder of Tax Returns USA, a tax preparation company which facilitated online tax preparation. The company was sold in 2000.  Steven holds a Bachelors of Science Degree in Business Administration.

Alexander S. Rosemurgy

Mr. Rosemurgy is President of both Rosemurgy Properties and Rosemurgy Development Companies, which focus on commercial real estate investments and developments.  He was President and Co-founder of Affinity Financial Group, which focused on short-term receivable financing for small to mid-size businesses.  He currently serves on the City of Boca Raton’s Affordable Housing Committee and is a Member of the Palm Beach County’s Chapter of the Young Presidents Organization.  Mr. Rosemurgy sits on the Board of Directors for the Toussaint L’Ouverture High School for Arts and Social Justice, which serves predominantly Haitian immigrant students.  In 1996, Mr. Rosemurgy served a short time in the White House under the Clinton Administration in an accounting capacity.  Mr. Rosemurgy has a BS in Finance from Florida State University.