Wade Barker

CEO/CSO of The Tisdale Group, US Army Retired

Wade is a highly trained Army leader who’s invented several life saving devices for the military and attained the highest level of security clearance possible in the Army. With a budget of only $6700, he created three of the first autonomous driving vehicles for the military, completed 9 tours overseas in combat zones as both a soldier and a civilian contractor. He also was employed at Georgia Tech Research Institute as a lead engineer on the Aerostat (Tactical helium balloon for base security) and Enhanced Crosshair (Mobile closed loop 4G digital network for combat) programs. He’s also one of the Country’s leading IED experts and is an expert witness in the lawsuit against Iran’s illegal involvement in the Iraqi Conflict. Wade also served as the senior C-IED and Counter-terrorism adviser for the city of Atlanta's counter-terrorism committee.

Joshua Ireland

CEO of Advanced Cryo Solutions

Josh has over a decade of experience navigating global capital markets across start-ups, venture capital and hedge funds. He successfully launched an e-commerce startup in Shanghai, China and led a 20-person team to profitability within 4 months, culminating in a joint venture with one of the 7 largest websites in the country. He subsequently held roles specializing in deep valuation of both publicly and privately held companies. Josh also served as Managing Director of Covenant Capital Management, a quantitative hedge fund with over $500m in client assets. In that capacity, he was responsible for all client communications as well as overseeing fund operations and research. Josh studied Nuclear and Radiological Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology and has published research outlining the design and viability of nuclear fusion reactors.

Nathan Mallory

Chief of Business Development of The Tisdale Group

Nathan has over a decade of ministry and commercial business development experience. He is currently the president of Foundation 4:13, served as a financial advisor for businesses and business owners, and is an accomplished sales professional. He spent 4 years starting and leading mission projects in India and also started an international non-profit. He also led the marketing program of a micro-loan nonprofit (SoFMEDA) regarding poverty alleviation in India.