CEO — James Price
Mr. Price himself is perhaps best described as a true entrepreneur with over 25 years of experience in multiple industries including the financial services industry. After attending college at Eastern Washington University, Mr. Price served 3 years in the U.S. Army. Upon his honorable discharge he moved to Maryland and began his career as a successful stockbroker. Over a 10-year span as a broker and office Principal, he worked at JW Gant, Cohig and Associates, AG Edwards and Sons and Global Financial. Licenses held; series 7, 63, 24 life and health.
Over his extensive management career, Mr. Price has either formed, been President, CEO and/or interim CEO’s of several public and private companies including: JP Anderson, Greenzone Ventures, Papa Bello Enterprises, Benacquista Galleries, Columbia Financial Group, UC Hub, Leone Asset Management, Global Brands International, Global Mobile Technologies, Trunk Health and others.
Mr. Price founded the Children of God Orphanage to assist with the crisis in Sierra Leone and has formerly sat on the board of directors for the YMCA, was the Chairman of the I AM Foundation and currently is the Chairman and co-founder of the Leone Asset Foundation and is the Founder and Chairman of The Children of God Orphanage.
President — Tony Khodadad
Mr. Khodadad is President and Chairman of Leone Asset Management. Mr. Khodadad graduated from the University of Chicago in 1983 with a BA in Business Management. After graduation, Mr. Khodadad has been involved with several diversified business opportunities where he has been able to exercise his education as well as his entrepreneurial spirit.
Mr. Khodadad has a special talent in taking control of mismanaged operations, neglected facilities that need reevaluation, renovation and reconstruction to bring the highest potential return on invested capital. He has operated several retail facilities in multiple locations while gaining customers confidence by providing them the highest quality service and product lines. While at the same time understanding the importance of maintaining daily profit and loss by balancing the right percentage of daily costs, mainly labor and supply costs.
Mr. Khodadad has operated several self-owned and managed corporations and managed hundreds of employees within the construction and real estate related sectors, including: conventional residential/commercial loans, hard money lending, creative financing, purchase of non-performing secure and unsecure assets and tax sales.
Since 2010, Mr. Khodadad has concentrated his efforts in Sierra Leone as a precious metal exporter and miner for underground resources such as: gold, Platinum, Silver, Chromite, Iron Ore and many other valuable resources.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Chairman — Tony Khodadad
Vice Chairman — James Price
Director — Eric Mader