Mr. Riss has 30 years of experience with 1933 and 1934 Act filings as CEO of a publicly traded company and as a CPA with Ernst & Young.
He is a board member of an equity-based funding portal and a member of FINRA. As the CEO of a Nasdaq-listed technology company he was selected as a 2001 finalist in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award program for the Connecticut / Hudson Valley region. Mr. Riss earned an MBA with distinction from the Stern School of Business at New York University and was a Magna Cum Laude graduate with distinction from Carleton College. In 2000, he won the James P. Kelly Award for distinguished public service by a member of the Westchester chapter of the New York State Society of Public Accountants. Mr. Riss wrote and directed 10 musical parodies to raise money for college scholarships.