American AMAOU 1/2W $10.10 - 12 months
Trust $10.10 $101,000000
March 22, 2022 Deadline.
focus our search on opportunities withland and resource holdings companies, with the potential to create, support, and/or innovate for the new economy.
Our management team is led by Mark C. Jensen, our Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and Kirk P. Taylor, CPA, our President and Chief Financial Officer.
Mr. Jensen serves as our Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Jensen has over 18 years of experience operating a both private and public companies in the infrastructure and resource marketplace. In 2015, Mr. Jensen founded Quest Energy, Inc. which through a reverse-merger up-listed on the Nasdaq Capital Market as American Resources Corporation. (Nasdaq: AREC), a leader in supplying raw materials to the infrastructure industry. Mr. Jensen is also a founder and Executive Chairman of Land Betterment Corp, a benefit corporation, focused on positive environmental and social solutions for communities facing a changing industrial landscape. Beyond founding and operating companies, Mr. Jensen has also invested capital through a micro-cap fund focused on the international infrastructure market.
Mr. Taylor serves as our President and Chief Financial Officer. He is a certified public accountant and has over 18 years of financial, accounting and tax structuring experience. After working in national public accounting firms, he has been the Chief Financial Officer of American Resources Corporation (Nasdaq: AREC) since 2015, leading the public process as well as integrations of 8 different acquisitions within the infrastructure and resource space. Mr. Taylor is also a founder and President of Land Betterment Corp, a benefit corporation, focused on positive environmental and social communities facing a changing industrial landscape.
Thomas M. Sauve will serve as an independent director. Mr. Sauve has over 18 years in entity formation, land, lease management and acquisition integration experience. As President of American Resources Corporation (Nasdaq: AREC) since 2015, Mr. Sauve has successfully integrated 8 acquisitions into a streamlined operating model. Additionally, Mr. Sauve is the founder and manager of a growing private royalty and land management private company.
Daniel J. Hasler, who became our director as of the date of this prospectus, is the founder and President of Hasler Ventures LLC, a company working to advance groundbreaking technologies by moving them to the public through collaborations with industry. For the previous 5 years, Mr. Hasler was President of Purdue Research Foundation. Previously, Mr. Hasler was the Secretary of Commerce for the State of Indiana and spent 31 years at Eli Lilly and Co., (NYSE: LLY) in a number of leadership positions including Vice President for Global Marketing.
Edward Smid, J.D., who became our director as of the date of this prospectus, is the founding member of Smid Law, LLC, a firm he founded in 2020. Before founding Smid Law, LLC , Mr. Smid spent 10 years with the law firm of Barnes and Thornburg LLP, where he specialized in protecting the rights of businesses and individuals involved in a wide range of commercial claims. Mr. Smid has served his country for the last 25 years as a United States Marine. After serving overseas as an infantry platoon commander, Ed left active service in 2008 to attend law school at Indiana University, where he graduated with honors.
Gary T. Ehlebracht, who became our director as of the date of this prospectus, has over 12 years of physical and financial commodity trading experience. He joined grain trading and merchandising firm Gavilon, LLC in 2008 where he spent over 10 years as a senior trader focused primarily on dairy commodities. In 2019 Gary joined Dairy Products Incorporated, a leading dairy trading firm, where he focuses on physical merchandising, financial risk management, global logistics and supply chain management working with some of the largest multinational food companies.