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Paul K. K. Danner, III
Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer
Paul K. K. Danner, III
Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer


Mr. Danner, 58, is our Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining us in 2016, Mr. Danner served as the Managing Director of Destiny Partners Worldwide, a global organizational management and business operations consultancy, from 2006 to 2016. From 2008 to 2010, Mr. Danner was also the Chief Executive Officer of China Crescent Enterprises, a publicly traded information technologies company headquartered in Shanghai, China. Previously, he served as Chairman and Chief Execu... 
Joseph Gamberale
Director
Joseph Gamberale
Director


Mr. Gamberale, 50, has served a director since our formation in February, 2015. Mr. Gamberale serves as the chairman of our compensation committee and a member of our audit and nominating committees. Prior to founding Alliance, Mr. Gamberale was the founder and managing member of Ivy Equity Investors, LLC, a New York-based private investment firm launched in 2014. From 2011 to 2014, Mr. Gamberale was a private investor. In 2001, Mr. Gamberale co-founded Centurion Capital Hedge Fund, a multi-s... 

Renzo Gracie
Director
Renzo Gracie
Director


Mr. Gracie, 48, a true martial arts legend, is a Jiu-Jitsu black belt from the famous Gracie family. Born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Mr. Gracie is the grandson of Gracie Jiu Jitsu founder Carlos Gracie and son of 9th Dan BJJ black belt Robson Gracie, brother to Ralph and Ryan Gracie. Like most men in the Gracie family, Renzo started training Jiu Jitsu as an infant. He had formal instruction from many of the Gracie patriarchs, but two of his biggest influences were the legendary Rolls Gracie and ... 
Mark D. Shefts
Director
Mark D. Shefts
Director


Mr. Shefts, 58, serves as a director and chairman of our audit committee and a member of our compensation committee. Since 2004, Mr. Shefts has served as the Chief Executive Officer of The Rushcap Group, Inc., a privately held investment and consulting firm. Since 2005, Mr. Shefts has served as a Trustee of The Onyx & Breezy Foundation, a non-profit organization. Previously, Mr. Shefts was the Director, President and co-owner of All-Tech Investment Group Inc., from 1987 to 2001, and Domestic ... 

Joel D. Tracy
Director
Joel D. Tracy
Director


Mr. Tracy, 55, serves as a director and a member of our audit and nominating committees. Mr. Tracy has been self-employed as a Certified Public Accountant since 1989, specializing in tax and estate planning for high net worth individuals. From 2004 to 2016, Mr. Tracy was the managing member of ABT Realty, LLC, a privately held real estate company. From 2008 to 2016, Mr. Tracy was the managing member of Vista Bridge Associates, LLC, a privately held company lending money for personal injury se... 

Burt A. Watson
Director
Burt A. Watson
Director


Mr. Watson, 67, began his decades long career in boxing and MMA as business manager to the legendary “Smokin” Joe Frazier where he handled all aspects of administrative support from contract negotiations and personal appearances to television interviews and public relations. Mr. Watson began his decades long career in boxing and MMA as business manager to the legendary “Smokin” Joe Frazier where he handled all aspects of administrative support from contract negotiations and personal appearanc...