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People & BIOs

Douglas Spencer – Founder

Having decades of experience in technology, investments, and being a global citizen, Doug Founded Moneta, MonetaForge, and several affiliate entities to build a foundation for what we call the Moneta Community with a vision to enable Tokenization in compliance with regulatory requirements, integrity and trusted value. Doug has a multi-decade and broad range of experience that gives him a depth and breadth of knowledge and skills making him very unique. Currently, as Founder of Xenia, Doug provides international business consulting services, strategy, and analytics services to clients, globally. Helping to bring parties together and help business opportunities succeed. In parallel to his 30+ year IBM career that gave Doug a wide range and deep experience in the IT industry combined with extensive global exposure, Doug has always had a focus on international business management, investing, financial markets, and sales. Doug has been investing and analyzing market strategies for 30+ years. His certifications include the NASAA Series 65 – Investment Adviser Securities Law.

Ron Sebastian – Chief Technology Architect Officer

As an important Pioneer in the origins of Moneta, Ron’s genius designed the architecture of our technical implementation of Permissioned Tokens. Using the ERC-3643 Standard, OnChain IDs, and the many Smart Contracts he coded to enforce SEC and other jurisdictions regulatory rules. Ron built the onboarding system and enabled the needed integrations with other platforms. 

Ron has a wide range of enterprise implementation IT architecture design experience for cloud, ebusiness, client/server, systems management, networking, mobility, collaboration, and application development. Significant international experience, living, working and traveling globally. A professional dynamic presenter with deep technical IT software knowledge, consultant experience, strong marketing, and business expertise, a result of over 40 years in the IT industry.

Ron and Doug have a 36 year history of working together and many great accomplishments. Their team collaboration and complementary skills are what enabled the foundations of Moneta and MonetaForge.

Mark Sullivan – Chief Financial Officer and Director

Mark has decades of experience as an accountant and senior management with Red Sail, navigating and having oversight of many aspects of that business. His ability to multi-task and co-ordinate many different businesses in a matrix of an organization, will be of great benefit to Moneta / MonetaForge, as he ensures the financials of the business are managed accurately and completely.

Ken Herman – Advisory Board and Business Development

35 years of leadership experience in both public and private companies, across multiple market segments, including as CEO of a NASDAQ-listed Atlanta-based media content/education company.  Ken has held multiple C-level positions within the high-tech, real estate, and telecom industries, as well as served as an outside strategy consultant.  Early in his career, Ken was part of the acquisition team for the attempted purchase of United Artists theaters, and he maintains excellent relationships throughout the Telecom/Media/Technology and Financial worlds.  Ken was an Atlanta resident for 20+ years, and has worked closely with local, state, and federal officials in the political arena.  He holds a BSE from the Univ. of Maryland, College Park.

Jason Offenhartz – Advisory Board and Business Development

Background in Consulting, Finance, and Operations.  He has been COO of an online startup; Director of Finance & Operations for a greentech company; and a Consultant and fund raiser for multiple early-stage companies.  Earlier, Mr. Offenhartz spent 11 years in Banking & Finance, doing Leveraged Finance with CIT Group, Investment Banking with SCIUS Capital, and Online Strategy & Innovation for FleetBoston.  He began his career as a strategy consultant with the Mitchell Madison Group in New York.  He holds an MBA from Columbia University, and a triple-major BA with honors from the University of Pennsylvania.

Brent Babcock – Business Development 

Brent brings over 30 years of business and financial experience to the team. He has worked at senior levels with a national independent insurance and investment company, a boutique insurance and financial planning firm as well as his own financial consulting firm. Brent is currently on a commercial mortgage finance team that sources capital for real estate projects across the country. Brent serves on multiple not for profit boards, is married with two children and six grandchildren. Impacting those he meets for eternity is his personal mission statement. Brent already demonstrated his ability to bring high-quality high-value opportunities to the table.

André Sylvestre – Business Development

André is a multi-lingual and versatile private investment expert with broad, international experience in several fields and industries. The depth and breadth of his background enables his strength — thinking across boundaries — bridging, synthesizing and integrating to consistently meet and exceed business objectives. His educational background includes MSc Int. Business, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, Netherlands; Cornell Senior Executive Leadership Program.  He holds a Mortgage License and is fluent in four languages; English, Bahasa Indonesia, Dutch, and Mandarin.

Anthony Morgan – Business Development

Anthony is an Air Force veteran after 22 years of active duty service and currently resides in Hawaii. He holds a Master’s Degree in Business and started his business ventures in 2014 after retirement. He is an extraordinary business entrepreneur with a successful career in Real Estate, Financial Services, Internet Marketing, Website Design, Online Marketing, and SEO services. He is a Certified Author, Mentor and Speaker. His passion is mentorship and helping people and businesses reach their full potential. He is the CEO of Prestige Business Financial Services LLC and is currently helping business owners across the USA obtain Business Funding. He is also the CEO of a marketing agency called Dotcomsecrets Global Marketing LLC.

Jim Fraser – Business Development

Having 40+ years of experience in Real Estate, property management, Jim manages all aspects of a seventy-unit condominium complex. This includes establishing, updating and monitoring procedures and policies for all departments, which include reservations, front desk, accounting, housekeeping, maintenance and administration. Complete management of a staff of twenty-five personnel. Established a company handbook outlining all employer/employee policies. He is a licensed Real Estate Broker. He handles budget preparations and financial statements, budgets and a quarterly in-depth financial operating analysis that is sent to the condominium’s executive committee members.  He is responsible for implementing all marketing and advertising programs for the daily rental plan.

Jazeb (Jay) Jones – Business Development and Operations

Jazeb (Jay) Jones is a Chartered Accountant with over 20 years of experience in the international financial services industry. Having held numerous different Senior Executive positions throughout his career, Jazeb is a proven leader possessing a strong operational background in management, development of regulatory compliant processes, procedures and controls, as well as strong technical knowledge within the hedge fund, banking, international equity, and foreign exchange markets.

Anthony Di Donato – Technical and Administrative Manager

Anthony comes to us with more than 7 years experience in Information Technology. During that time, Anthony assisted in the rollout of a robust live-streaming system, and was a major part of the migration to Microsoft 365. Anthony holds his bachelor’s degree in computing science from Ontario Tech University. Anthony joined our team and quickly already contributed significantly, enhancing the technical and administrative systems and procedures.