David Hardcastle - Principle
David has twenty-five years of entrepreneurial and small business experience. Starting with initial concepts, strategic planning, implementing business systems and daily operating procedures, and developing marketing and sales tools, he has experience in every facet of small business.
Shortly after college at the University of the Pacific he began his business career starting a custom athletic bag company, Amerisport. He grew this company to more than fifty employees, operations in Fresno and Shenzhen China, a national network of dealers and annual revenues of $1.5 million. Amerisport today is well known for the highest quality product in the industry and inventing the first athletic training fannypack. In 2008 David sold Amerisport.
Since 2009, he has been working in the financial services industry, doing business consulting for local businesses, and developing new business ideas.
John Giarmarco - Principle
John, who graduated from Fresno State with a degree in Finance and Accounting, has more than 30 years in the financial, management and mergers and acquisitions fields. John brings an extensive base of business knowledge and practical experience, from A to Z.
Branching out over the past years, he has assisted local small businesses with their operational and marketing expansion plans and is currently involved in multiple business management and development projects in the Central Valley. He also sits on the Finance and Operations Committees and Board of Directors for several Corporations and “Not for Profit” Organizations and is actively involved in their contributions to the community.