Our 2019 Speakers

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Keynote Speaker


Former SEAL Team Six Leader, Naval Special Warfare Development Group, and New York Times Best-Selling Author.

Robert O’Neill is one of the most highly-decorated combat veterans of our time and the author of The New York Times best-selling memoir, The Operator: Firing the Shots That Killed Osama bin Laden and My Years as a SEAL Team Warrior. A former SEAL Team Six leader with the Naval Special Warfare Development Group, he deployed more than a dozen times and held combat leadership roles in more than 400 combat missions in four different theaters of war. A highly-trained Navy SEAL, he led the military’s most elite and was involved in our nation’s most important campaigns.

Since leaving active duty, O’Neill is a co-founder of Your Grateful Nation, which provides individualized transition support for Special Operations heroes and their families. They provide executive-level mentoring, transition services, and family stabilization support.

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President, Commercial Capital Training Group

Kris Roglieri

Commercial Capital Training Group’s Founder and New York financier, Kris Roglieri has more than 20 years of commercial finance and real estate finance experience. Kris owns and operates two highly successful national commercial finance companies, which finance over $300 Million in loans yearly, as well as an investment real estate business. He is the founder and CEO of Prime Commercial Lending, a 20 year old diversified commercial finance lender and advisory firm. Kris is also co-founder of Durham Commercial Capital, a specialized national accounts receivable finance lender.  He also founded the nation’s only Finance Marketing Firm providing a full spectrum of marketing services to Banks, Lenders, Brokers and Financial Services companies across the world.

Kris has been often tapped into for his commercial lending expertise as well as quoted in publications and news outlets such as Forbes Magazine, Entrepreneur Magazine, Fox Business News, The Washington Post, Bloomberg just to name a few. Two of his companies have named by Forbes Magazine as the fasted growing privately held companies in the country.

Director of Marketing for The Finance Marketing Group

Alex Vasilakos

Alex entered advertising and marketing in 2003, right when the industry landscape shifted from traditional print to digital media. In that time, Alex has worked with numerous large accounts in both healthcare and financial services, and has helped small and medium-sized businesses grow and flourish in their respective digital markets. Alex has won countless awards for creative direction and strategy, and is certified by Google Partners in both AdWords and Analytics.

CEO and Co-founder of BoeFly

Mike Rozman

Mike Rozman is CEO and co-founder of BoeFly.com, the online marketplace connecting business borrowers with 5,000+ lenders. Mike is passionate about helping small business owners most efficiently secure competitive financing to start a business or grow their existing business.

Previously, Mike was the president and co-founder of Edgeware Analytics, the company that served as the founding platform of BoeFly. Prior to co-founding Edgeware in 2003, Mike was a Vice President at JPMorgan Chase in their Global Bank.

Mike serves on the International Franchise Association’s Supplier Board and earned a dual-MBA from Columbia Business School and the London Business School and a bachelor’s degree from Boston College. In 2013 Mike became a Certified Franchise Executive.