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Alternate Health appoints several directors

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Staff Writer | Vanouver, BC, Canada | February 13, 2017
Alternate HealthFebruary 13, 2017, Vanouver, BC, Canada - Alternate Health, a diversified health care company, made appointments to the company's board of directors and officers of the company.
Bryan Korba - chairman and chief executive officer

Mr. Korba has spent the last 17 years as the managing partner of JDIFU Capital, a consulting and private equity investment company he co-founded with his father Robert Korba.

Additionally, Mr. Korba has consulted with many CEOs on mergers and acquisitions, strategic planning, corporate development, and company culture and governance.

He previously served on the boards of 36 Power Equity, Luxe Home, Dallas Challenge and the UNT Venture Fund.

Mr. Korba earned an MBA in finance from Texas Christian University and a BBA in economics from the University of North Texas and continues to guest lecture on real estate and entrepreneurial ventures.

Michael English - chief financial officer

Mr. English has over 30 years experience working in diverse industries including data security and encryption software, telecommunications, and heavy industrial electric motors and controls.

Ten of those years were with a leading software-as-a-service (SAAS) public encryption company where Mr. English served as controller and CFO.

As a vice-president of finance and controller in the telecommunications and heavy industrial electric motors and controls industries, Mr. English managed large groups including director level direct reports in multilocations, both domestic and international (United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany, Italy and Israel).

Mr. English earned a BA in English with a concentration in business from John Carroll University and an MS in accountancy from DePaul University. He is a CPA and is a member of the Ohio Society of CPAs.

Thomas Bartlett - chief operating officer

Mr. Bartlett has over 30 years of private equity, investment banking, corporate advisory, and operating experience.

Prior to joining Alternate Health as its chief operating officer, Mr. Bartlett served as the president and CFO of an insurance services company.

Mr. Bartlett has a BBA in finance and management from Baylor University.

Dr. Jamison Feramisco - director

Dr. Feramisco is trained in both internal medicine and dermatology and completed his PhD research thesis in the laboratory of Nobel Laureates Dr. Mike Brown and Dr. Joe Goldstein at UT Southwestern Medical Center.

Dr. Feramisco is the founder and president of Apri Health (formerly Transfuse Solutions) and he serves as chief medical officer of both Third Eye Health and Advanced Healthcare Solutions.

Dr. Feramisco's former positions include founder and president of Golden Healthcare of Temecula, Ca., chief medical officer of Scanadu at NASA's Moffitt Field, Ca., and co-founder and chief medical officer/chief operating officer of Dermlin.

Adam Desmond - director

Mr. Desmond began his career at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange in the financial quadrant. He then went on to Raymond James and Associates where he helped develop a high-yield fixed-income department. This experience gave him the groundwork to found ASG Securities in 1998.

In 2004, ASG Securities transformed into FIG Partners LLC. As founder and one of the managing principals, Mr. Desmond and his team added a research division to expand the business. He served as a board member for Goldwater Bank in Scottsdale, Az.

Mr. Desmond recently created Needle Rock Capital to leverage his past expertise in the financial industry and his relationships. He founded Needle Rock Farms.

Mr. Desmond graduated from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, with a bachelor of arts in international economics and political science.

Marcelin O'Neill - corporate secretary and compliance officer

Ms. O'Neill is currently a director and CEO of Cervantes Capital Corp., and also presently the compliance officer and corporate secretary of Alternate Health.

Ms. O'Neill served as a director of Jagercor Energy Corp. from December, 2011, to May, 2014, and as chief financial officer and corporate secretary of Jagercor, from July, 2013, to May, 2014.

Ms. O'Neill served as a director of Brandenburg Energy Corp. from February, 2008, to February, 2013, and as chief financial officer and corporate secretary from August, 2010, to February, 2013.

Ms. O'Neill served as the vice-president of corporate affairs of Mandalay Resources Corp. from April, 2009, to March, 2010, and from April, 2007, until May, 2008, she served as a director of Mandalay.

Since 1994, she has worked with such companies as Augusta Resource Corp., Westcoast Energy Inc. and the Lundin Group.

In 1987, she graduated from the British Columbia Institute of Technology, where she studied business management, and has successfully completed the CSC and the CPH, both with honours.

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