Board of Directors
Kendall Almerico serves as a Director of the Company. He is a Board Certified attorney with 25 years’ experience who is considered one of the top crowdfunding and JOBS Act experts in the United States. Mr. Almerico is presently Chief Executive Officer of BankRoll Ventures LLC, an equity crowdfunding website focused on Regulation A+ Mini IPOs and 506(c) and 506(b) private placements, he has held that position since May 2015; he is an attorney with the prestigious law firm of DiMuro Ginsberg in the Washington DC area, handling general business and corporate legal matters related to crowdfunding, the JOB Act, private equity and business funding and growth and has held that position since September 2014; he is CEO & Founder of Fund Hub, providing compliance and due diligence services related to securities issues and has held that position since October 2013; he is an attorney with the law firm of Almerico & Mooney, a litigation-based legal firm and has held that position since May 1995.
Mr. Almerico was recently called “one of the top Regulation A+ attorneys in the country” by Forbes and was named the 17th most influential thought leader in the crowdfunding industry by VentureBeat, and was the top-ranked practicing attorney on the prestigious list. Mr. Almerico and his crowdfunding websites have appeared in USA Today, Washington Post, Washington Times, Huffington Post, Forbes, Bloomberg, the New York Daily News, Business Insider, and Fox Business Network. He has done countless newspaper, blog, radio and television interviews, including CNN, CBS, ABC, NBC, FOX, Bloomberg TV and The Sean Hannity Show.
Mr. Almerico is a regular crowdfunding columnist for Entrepreneur.com and a highly sought after keynote speaker on both a national and international level. Before entering law school, Mr. Almerico graduated with honors from the University of Florida with a bachelor’s degree in Broadcasting from the College of Journalism and Mass Communications. Mr. Almerico has put his media training to use for years through numerous television, radio, and other media appearances.
Mr. Almerico created Legally Speaking, a public affairs television program that aired for 12 years and provided legal help and education to those who could not otherwise afford to speak to an attorney. Mr. Almerico is also a frequent guest and host on radio and television shows around the country and has assisted in the design and creation of several websites and web-based applications.
Mr. Almerico was also the co-founder of StarTrust Management, an athlete and entertainment agency, where he provided agent services and professional guidance to professional athletes including NFL players, Major League Baseball players, Olympic athletes and a NASCAR driver. Mr. Almerico’s guidance as a sports agent assisted his clients in such diverse areas as contract negotiation, endorsement procurement, media training, event planning, foundation creation and development and implementation of business strategies. Mr. Almerico’s sports agent work allowed him to represent athletes who participated in the Super Bowl, the World Series, the Major League Baseball All-Star Game, the Winter Olympics and the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.
As a practicing attorney, Mr. Almerico has run his law practice for more than 25 years and has earned the title of Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer from the Florida Bar, a distinction bestowed upon less than 3% of all attorneys in the state. Mr. Almerico has also earned an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest peer review rating possible and one that also carries the highest ethical rating from this national attorney rating publication.
Mr. Almerico has represented individuals, businesses, television personalities and professional athletes. He has negotiated multi-million dollar contracts as a sports agent and has handled multi-million dollar lawsuits for individuals and businesses alike. Mr. Almerico earned his law degree from University of Florida College of Law, where he was an Editor of The Journal of Law and Public Policy and the recipient of the William C. Gaither Award as the outstanding member of the University of Florida Moot Court Team.