Fund Advisors

The following are part of the professional team that selects projects from the Exchange for Fund participation:

William ‘Bill” Giles, Accountant
Mr. Giles has over 20 years experience in the financial field. He was in the Financial Planning Group of Texas Instruments/Geophysical Services Inc. for over seven years. His main accomplishments in the past 10 years have been Financial Consulting for such companies as BP Oil, World Fuel Services, NPG Pipeline and other companies. Mr. Giles worked on system conversions and did pre-audit preparation for IPOs for an InfoHighway Communications Inc. and a geophysical company. He is a member of the AICPA, and the Institute of Management Accountants. Mr. Giles has a degree in Accounting and he also has an MBA. He is currently working on a Doctorate Degree in International Management at the University of Houston.

Chuck Mangum, P.E., Engineering Consultant
Mr. Mangum is a Registered Professional Engineer with 23 years of international and domestic experience in the petroleum industry. His work history includes Professional Experience includes Engineering Management positions with Marine Drilling, Western Oceanic, Staff Engineer, Century Engineering, SOFEC, Bawden, Reading and Bates, SONAT Offshore Drilling. He has a Master of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Texas and a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Mississippi State University.

Darin H. Mangum, Esq.,  Compliance Officer
Mr. Mangum has considerable experience in the areas of corporate finance and securities law compliance matters, as well as extensive oil and gas industry experience, having served as the executive director for the Rocky Mountain Energy Exchange prior to becoming an attorney. He completed internships at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in both Los Angeles and Salt Lake City. His practice areas also include real estate acquisition and syndication, corporate governance and partnership law, mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Mangum received his law degree at Brigham Young University and is presently the managing member of the law firm of Mangum & Associates, PLLC, in Orem, Utah.