To be the premier solution for those struggling to find meaningful employment across the U.S. by delivering a self-paced learning system using virtual reality that will open doors to new employment opportunities.
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Parent company for the following Promising People ventures
Promising People Enterprises, LLC. comprises several companies formed to deliver learning technologies for trade skills using 3D video and VR systems and provide employment opportunities for qualifying students who have completed their certification through the Promising People program. Soon, we will establish centers to provide support for parolees.
Promising People, LLC
Promising People creates and delivers new learning technologies to develop pre-apprentice learning experiences for trade skills using the latest 3D video and Virtual Reality systems.
Promising People Placement, LLC
Promising People Placement provides employment for qualifying students that complete their certification through Promising People virtual coursework.
Promising People Missions, Inc.
Coming Soon! Promising People Missions will be a nonprofit entity that secures relationships with faith-based organizations to minister to those in need and provide support, counseling, and treatment.
Promising People Learning Centers, LLC
Coming Soon! Promising People Learning Centers will establish centers that provide learning solutions, accommodations, and parole management in areas not adequately serviced by current halfway houses.
Co-Founder - President/CEO
Chief Financial Officer
Director of Sales & Marketing
Director of Education & Literacy
Director of Participant Engagement
Director of Learning Content
Director of 3D Media and VR
Director of Video Editing and Narration
Chairman of the Board
Co-Founder - Board Member
Co-Founder - Board Member
Jack A. Olmstead | President
Tri-City Electrical Contractors, Inc
Jack A. Olmstead has over 37 years of operations management experience in the electrical construction industry and was promoted to President of Tri-City Electrical Contractors, Inc. in January 2001. During the years 2000 and 2003 Mr. Olmstead was one of 51 Presidents in the U.S. for Encompass Services, a publicly held company with $3.7B in revenue. In February 2003 Mr. Olmstead and the former CFO lead the effort to take the company private again. Mr. Olmstead joined the team in 1995 as the Tampa Division Manager with proven expertise in the area of electrical construction management, having been responsible for the successful completion of many multi-million dollar projects. Mr. Olmstead manages 250 million dollars of revenue with 4 offices in Florida and a workforce of over 800 employee-owners.
Steve Cona III | President & CEO
Associated Builders and Contractors Florida Gulf Coast Chapter
Steve Cona III serves as the President & CEO of Associated Builders and Contractors Florida Gulf Coast Chapter. He also served as Vice-Chair of the Hillsborough County School Board. He was elected to the Hillsborough County School Board, representing District 1, in 2018. He also served as a Chairman of Hillsborough Community College District Board of Trustees and serves on the advisory board for Visit Tampa Bay. Mr. Cona received his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of South Florida.
Carlyle I. Holder | President
Correctional Management & Communications Group, LLC
Carlyle is a proven strategic and innovative executive leader with a career spanning 37 years in Criminal Justice. Over his 27 plus years of distinguished service with the Federal Bureau of Prisons, he served 23 of those years as a supervisor, manager, and executive. Mr. Holder worked at every security level to include the BOP’s only Deportation Center. In addition, he was a Chief Executive Officer (Warden) for 12 years, managing the largest Pre-trial and co-managing the most extensive Correctional Complex facilities in the BOP.
Joel Bomgar | Founder
BOMGAR CORPORATION, NOW BEYONDTRUST
Joel Bomgar is an entrepreneur and technology executive. He currently serves as State Representative in the Mississippi legislature. Joel is the Founder of Bomgar Corporation, now BeyondTrust, the global leader in remote support technology and Privileged Access Management (PAM), with more than 20,000 customers, including 78 of the fortune 100 and offices worldwide. In addition, Joel is the Honorary Chairman of the Hazlitt Coalition of Young Americans for Liberty and the Founder of Out of Last Place Institute in Mississippi. Before coming on board in this formal capacity, Joel served as an advisor and board member of Próspera.
Don Pittman | Retired Chief Probation Supervisor
BOARD MEMBER, FLORIDA ASSOCIATION OF COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS
Before retiring, Don spent over 40 years in the management and supervision of programs and operations as the Chief Probation Supervisor for the Orange County Department of Corrections in Florida. Don currently serves as a board member for the Florida Association of Community Corrections. He serves on the board because of his passion to reduce recidivism. The goals of the FACC are to encourage communication and cooperation among agencies and to initiate and support legislation that advances the efforts of prevention, reduction, and deterrence of criminal and delinquent behavior.
Sophia Moshasha | Vice-President
DC CHAPTER THE VR/AR ASSOCIATION
Sophia’s mission is to accelerate the adoption of immersive & emerging technology across all industry sectors. Her ability to effectively communicate complex technologies into feasible solutions with a clear value and return creates unique opportunities for entities to create significant impact utilizing emerging technology. Additionally, she’s sought for her ability to influence global networks as an evangelist in propagating VR and AR technology through her leadership at the VR/AR Association and features on networks such as Forbes, ABC, and CGTN.
Phil Alfaro | CEO
Phil is a career entrepreneur. At NCR, he was awarded the Chairman’s Award for the top salesperson in the Computer Systems Division. Later he was in the founding team of five Venture Capital funded startups. Next, he launched an Internet Marketing company in his second language, Spanish. Upon returning to the U.S. he translates VirtualiaNet into English for the Rebound market and leads the marketing and training initiatives.
Pascal Rathle | Associate
Council for Inclusive Capitalism
Dr. Jose Pelayo | CEO
Provider Network Solutions
Dr. Jose Pelayo, DC, Founder, Chief Executive Officer, and PNS Board Member, is an entrepreneurial executive with a successful history of developing and operationalizing innovative business models, organizational structures, and strategic plans in the healthcare industry. He has nearly three decades of experience across several areas within the healthcare environment, focusing on the sectors of Practice Management, Management Service Organizations (MSOs), Medicare Advantage Organizations, and Third-Party Administration.
Dr. Thinh H. Tran | President & COO
Provider Network Solutions
Thinh H. Tran, MD, MBA, President and Chief Operating Officer of PNS, is a seasoned physician and healthcare executive with academic, clinical, and payer expertise. Dr. Tran focuses his efforts on system design, process improvement, and innovation within the rapidly changing healthcare climate in the US and globally. Dr. Tran led a comprehensive network of three hospitals, 30+ outpatient facilities, and 1,200+ physicians and scientists across a four-county area as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Clinical Officer for the University of Miami Health System (UHealth). He enjoys strong relationships with the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and Jackson Health System.
Dr. Glenn Terry, M.D. | Founder
Dr. Terry is a U.S. Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and the founder of the GARM Clinic on the Island of Roatan, who brings global recognition from other Orthopedic Surgeons, elite athletes, and patients from all walks of life. Dr. Terry is recognized as one of the pioneers in the orthopedic field of Sports Medicine, highly respected for his contributions to understanding the examination, the function, and innovative surgical repairs of the anatomy of the knee and shoulder.
Heather Terry, M.S. | Co-Founder & CEO
Heather Terry, M.S. is the co-founder and CEO of the GARM Clinic on the Island of Roatán. With a passion for science, education, and medical sales, Mrs. Terry brings an array of skills that have contributed to the success of the GARM Clinic. Driven by innovation and excellence, she takes pride in helping to provide groundbreaking treatment protocols which address the challenges offered by certain chronic disease states. Her educational background includes a Master of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies with a focus in Biology from Texas Tech University and a Bachelor of Science in Education and Biology from Texas Tech University. Mrs. Terry is also a Certified Clinical Thermographer. Mrs. Terry has taught Advanced Placement Biology courses at the high school level in Texas and Georgia, as well as courses such as Human Anatomy & Physiology for the Allied Health Care Professional at Darton College in Georgia.
Dr. Samuel P. Martin, MD, FACS | Founder & Medical Director
Vascular Vein Centers
Dr. Samuel P. Martin, MD, FACS is the founder and medical director of Vascular Vein Centers, with locations in Orlando, Kissimmee, Lake Mary, The Villages, and Davenport. He is board-certified in general and vascular surgery and received certification from the American Board of Venous & Lymphatic Medicine in 2008. Dr. Martin is registered by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography, which recognizes special qualifications to interpret venous and arterial ultrasound studies. In addition, he has been certified by the American Board of Wound Management, which recognizes expertise in treating venous ulcers and other wounds. Dr. Martin comes from a family of educators and has always had a passion to make education relevant to the student, especially those with challenging backgrounds or social circumstances.