Advisory Board

Scott C. Newquist
Non-Executive Member
Mr. Newquist is Co-CEO and Chairman of Aquaback Technologies, Inc. a leading technology and manufacturer having proprietary products for wastewater recycling. He is actively involved in the identification of and advice to companies focused on emerging infrastructure technologies. He was formerly Executive Managing Director of Kidder Peabody and Company, a subsidiary of GE, in charge of Investment Banking and Merchant Banking. From 1977 to 1987 he was a Partner of Morgan Stanley Co where at various times he was an M&A specialist and raised and managed the $1billion Morgan Stanley Leveraged Equity Fund 1. He has over 30 years of experience investing in various asset classes, overseeing those investments from a strategic and operating perspective and structuring exits through sales, joint ventures, partnering, IPOs or other structures.

Mr. Newquist has an MBA from Harvard Business School where he was a George F. Baker Scholar, and was graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Williams College with a B.A. in economics.

John N. Daly
Non-Executive Member
Mr. Daly is President of IMMS LLC, a third-party investment management marketing firm which he founded in 2007. He has over 50 years of experience in the financial services industry, beginning with 23 years at E.F. Hutton, where he ran the Syndicate Department, the Commodities Division and the Asset Management Division. After that, he worked at Salomon Brothers, both in New York and London, where he headed the Private Client Division and International Equity Capital Markets.

Mr. Daly was graduated from Yale University and completed the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program in 1979. He was a Founding Trustee of the Money Management Institute and is a Trustee Emeritus of the Culinary Institute of America

Gary A. Beller, Esq.
Non-Executive Member
Mr. Beller had a distinguished 26 year career at American Express Company, much of it as Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer involved directly in all of the company’s corporate transactions, acquisitions, spin-offs and other corporate organizational activities during his tenure there. He then was recruited to join MetLife and as Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer, took a leading role in that company’s transformation from a mutual insurance company into a listed New York Stock Exchange company through the largest domestic life insurance IPO during that period. After 10 years at Metlife and required retirement in accordance with the company’s age related policies, Mr. Beller took on special assignments as senior legal adviser for Marsh & McClennan Companies for three years, which he then followed for a similar period as a partner in Goodwin Procter’s Financial Service practice in New York.

Mr. Beller was graduated from Cornell University and has also received J.D. and L.L.M. degrees from NYU Law School. He also attended the Advanced Management Program of Harvard Business School.